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Heartfelt THANK you's

Royal Henley

Heartfelt Thank You's to all Front Line Employees Some kind words from our residents: Residents have taken the time to thank our staff by handing out personal cards. "Thank you for the calm, efficient management of both your departments." (wellness and administration) "Many, many thanks...

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Seniors Shopping Hours and Resources

Rocky Ridge

Shoppers Drug Mart-Royal Oak Seniors hour:  8:00am-9:00am. 55+ receive 20% off during this time Sobeys Royal Oak Seniors hours: 7:00am-8:00am Walmart Royal Oak Seniors Hours: 7:00am-8:00am Weekdays Only Dollarama Royal Oak Seniors Hours: 9:00am -10:00am Co-Op Rocky Ridge ...

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Stay Safe. Isolate. Have a plan. Be well.

Kingsbridge

Special tips for Seniors Take precautions: *Stay home *Ask for telephone conference for medical appointments *Reach out to your support person(s) for regular check-ins *Wash your hands often, sanitize when handwashing is not available *Keep distance from others, minimum 6 feet *Practice self-care...

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Staying Connected

Royal Henley

Families can stay connected and still find a way to share in these trying times.  Louisa got a furry surprise visitor.  Even though she cannot physically visit with her family at this time, she got the joy of seeing her new great-grand puppy MOOSE.  Louisa said the visit made her day, she was so full...

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COVID-19 Common Questions

Rocky Ridge

COVID-19 Common Questions March 13, 2020 Dr. Nicholas Etches, Medical Officer of Health, answers some common questions about the current COVID-19 virus situation. https://soundcloud.com/ahs-communications/ahs-covid-19-podcast  

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COVID-19

Rocky Ridge

As you are likely aware, Alberta is moving forward with more aggressive measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. In order to ensure a safe and secure environment for our residents , only essential visitors will be allowed into our building until further notice. Alberta Health is identifying essential...

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St. Patrick's Day is Here!

Pearl and Pine

As the province of Ontario shuts down all the restaurants and bars in the province we at Pearl & Pine are safely enjoying St. Patrick's Day.  Due to thorough screening surveillance including thermal scanning of all staff, residents and essential visitors we are still able to dine and celebrate as...

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Dinner & Dancing

Lasalle Park

Residents & Staff enjoyed a night out in the town at the Royal Canadian Legion. A delicious dinner, good company, and music to dance the night away. Take a look below for some captured moments:

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March at Rocky Ridge Retirement

Rocky Ridge

Our Lifestyle Manager Kate will explore different relaxation methods to promote healthy habits during 'Try It Thursdays' for 'Mind Body Connection' month.  Our residents will also be invited to have fun and kick back their heels during Friday Entertainment with special themed treats, Black Forest...

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MIND & BODY CONNECTION: HOW OUR EMOTIONS AFFECT OUR HEALTH

Rocky Ridge

BY KATE DENISCHUK, LIFESTYLE MANAGER March is Mind, Body Connection Month. People who have good emotional health are aware of their thoughts, feelings, & behaviors.  They have learned healthy ways to cope with the stress & problems that are a normal part of life.  They feel good about...

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14th Annual Chili Cook Off - CHILI CHAMPION

Royal Henley

We had a great time escaping the winter cold and heating things up for a good cause. We have earned the bragging rights once again.  Royal Henley's Executive Chef Greg gave samples of his secret recipe, and was voted  the Chili Champ - Judges Choice WINNER. Check out the link below from Your...

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GETTING TO KNOW OUR EXECUTIVE CHEF SCOTT

Walden Circle

Chef Scott is our new Red Seal Executive Chef at Walden Circle.  With 20 years of culinary experience with a wide range of awards and accolades, Chef Scott has worked in some of Canada’s most distinguished hotels and clubs, including the Four Seasons Hotels and Resort Whistler as well as the Toronto...

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Kingsbridge Introduces Respite Care

Kingsbridge

Kingsbridge is pleased to offer a RESPITE STAY program for those who wish to get a taste of vibrant senior living in our beautiful community, as you recuperate. Let us pamper you in our luxuriously furnished, comfortable suite, as you decide for yourself if Kingsbridge Retirement Community could be your...

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Socialization Saves Lives

Kingsbridge

As we reflect on the wonderful relationships that we enjoy throughout life, many may come to mind.  Family, neighbours, friends, colleagues, community connections all fill us with special bonds that add health and happiness to our days.  It enhances our physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. Living...

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Travelogue to India

Walden Circle

Our residents were invited to the Theater for a journey through India from the comfort of their own seat. Followed by a taste of Indian cuisine in the Bistro!

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What a Splash!

Prominence Way

Residents and staff made quite a splash when they joined forces in a fierce water polo match. The heated, salt water pool was filled with fans and spectators as they cheered on their favorite team. The teams were evenly matched, but only one came out on top! Congratulations Team Angel Fish!!!! Do...

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PEARL & PINE FAQs

Pearl and Pine

FAQs about Pearl & Pine Retirement What sizes are your suites?                At Pearl & Pine Retirement we have many suite options to suit your needs.  We start with 1 bedroom suites, offer 1 bedroom + den, 2 bedroom and even 2 bedroom + den suites.  Some suites have outdoor...

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Independent & In Style - NOW RENTING

Royal Henley

Come and visit our New Seniors Apartments conveniently located adjacent to Royal Henley.

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Community, Caring and Coffee

Prominence Way

For centuries people from around the world have shared their stories over a good cup of java. Today is no exception. Recently, Prominence Way Retirement Community staff went to Sunterra Market and Starbucks to connect with a few members of the local community. Seniors were pleasantly surprised when they...

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Oh What a Night!

Prominence Way

On February 13th we had a full house! Joined by friends and neighbours, Prominence Way Retirement Community hosted a lively Valentine’s Dinner and Dance. Chef Ben served up a meal worthy of falling in love with. Jana and Danny Entertainment put on quite a show, as well, as we danced and sang along...

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Pumping Iron-Club Fit

Prominence Way

Now open, our Club Fit activity room is a buzz. Hosting state-of-the-art equipment, our residents can enjoy keeping active and fit on their own schedule. Or if one prefers, join one of the many group classes available throughout the week. If you prefer, the heated, salt-water pool is open daily. Change...

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Hello world!

Wellington West Retirement Community

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Purl Power!

Lasalle Park

LaSalle ladies gathered for their weekly Wednesday Knitting in the Woodview Activity Kitchen! The group is always happy and ready to welcome new gals to their Club.

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What do our residents have to say?

Pearl and Pine

Every two years Pearl & Pine Retirement and all of our Signature Retirement Living properties participate in two surveys.  One is completed by our staff, both front line and management, and the other is completed by our residents. We are proud to say that we scored above average compared to others...

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Building Your Future

Prominence Way

Nestled in the heart of the communities of Coach Hill/Patterson Heights, Prominence Way Retirement stands tall and proud. After years of meetings with local advisors, planners, developers and residents from neighbouring communities, Prominence Way Retirement is open and a welcoming home to many. Just...

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Change can be hard, but it does not have to be!  

Royal Henley

Are you considering downsizing and moving to The Royal Henley Retirement Community or The Rennie Seniors Apartments but find the process overwhelming?  See below for some tips that Marketing Managers Krista & Jessica find helpful for people just like YOU!   Set realistic Goals. In...

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Pop-Up Dinner with Walden Circle's New Executive Chef Scott

Walden Circle

Scott our wonderful Red Seal Chef creating a surprise evening meal for some of our residents.   Once a month Chef Scott will cook a pop-up meal for our Walden Residents.  Residents are seated in the activity room, wine in hand, with great anticipation to see what chef is preparing for...

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Winter Warm Up: Island Breeze Party!

Lasalle Park

LaSalle turned up the heat with our much anticipated Island Breeze Party on Thursday, January 30th. Residents & Staff spent the afternoon in the Queen Mary Dining Room for an afternoon of steel drum entertainment, delicious refreshments, and summer themed treats. We danced to the beat and enjoyed...

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To Stay at Home with Services or Move to Retirement?

Pearl and Pine

At Pearl & Pine Retirement we completely understand how difficult the decisions around Retirement Living can be. Will I enjoy it?  How will I know if it’s the right decision?  Am I doing this too soon? Many seniors try to stay in their house for as long as possible, and we can understand...

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5 Star Diner's Club

Lasalle Park

Last night some of our LaSalle residents enjoyed a fabulous personalized menu for the monthly Diner's Club dining experience. Prepared by our Red Seal Executive Chef, Spencer Gibbons. The group enjoyed Capon Chicken, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, and Cesar Salad followed by a decadent dessert and refreshments....

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Baking a Scottish Favourite: Shortbread Cookies

Lasalle Park

LaSalle Park residents and recreation director, Angela, enjoyed an afternoon of baking shortbread cookies to celebrate the Scottish Culture around a celebration for Robbie Burns. Take a look below for a captured moment and scroll for some fun facts on Shortbread Cookies and our recipe! The amount...

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Did you create for yourself a ‘Great’ New Year’s Resolutions?

Kingsbridge

We are creatures of habit and sometimes it is challenging to think outside the box and do new things.  This can have big impact on our lives.  If you are stuck in a rut, it’s important to make some changes so that you live your best possible life.  A change can be small, but a collection of...

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Garden Therapy at Walden Circle Retirement

Walden Circle

Creative gardening for the soul with Jackie. Some of our residents putting their green fingers to good use with these tropical breezy Palms.  

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The Benefits of Retirement Living

Walden Circle

“Change your Location not your Lifestyle” If you are considering retirement living options here are six important points highlighting benefits of this type of living. Refreshing your spirit with Exercise: Living in a retirement community will help improve your overall health.  The exercise...

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NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS

Pearl and Pine

Have you made a resolution for 2020?  Are you considering making one?  Or are you simply ignoring the changing of the calendar as a representation of when to make changes?!? A new year does often equate to a fresh start for many.  If you fall into this category and are considering a resolution...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR from Kingsbridge!

Kingsbridge

As we welcome in the New Year, we celebrate all the memories and life experiences of the past.  We encourage you to look forward to what 2020 brings.  We hold a glass to the air and toast... "Here's to a bright New Year and a fond farewell to the old; here's to the things that are yet to come, and...

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Let's Celebrate Our 10 Year Anniversary!

The Russell Hill

The Russell Hill Retirement Residence turned 10 years old in September and we're going to celebrate! On Sunday, November 24, we'll host an Open House from 2:30-4:30 pm. It will take place on our main level with three separate event spaces: Pelham Estates Wine Tasting  -  Club Room Maple Syrup...

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Summer's end, and

The Russell Hill

Summer may be coming to a close soon, but think of all the wonderful activities that happen in our vibrant city in the fall, plus the gorgeous colourful trees, cool nights and farmers' markets burgeoning with harvested vegetables. What will we be getting up to in September? Here's a list of just some...

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Spring forward!

The Russell Hill

We're almost there! Spring is right around the corner and temperatures are already moving in the right direction. We feel like it's time to celebrate after a long, cold and snowy winter. So, we're going to 'roll up the rug' and have a dance party with our two favourite party singers who always bring...

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Happy New Year!

The Russell Hill

For those of you following our blog or with a keen interest in The Russell Hill, we wish you and yours a prosperous and healthy New Year! If you have not visited us, it's easy; just call (416 922 9005) and ask for me, Valerie. It would be my - indeed, our - pleasure to meet you and to show you this...

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Chilly Fall Days

The Russell Hill

This year's fall colours have been stunning; intense reds, brilliant golden yellows, and shades in between have dotted tree lined streets and ravines in Toronto. How lucky are we to have this joyous burst of colour, even if it's also a harbinger of cold weather and snow? As I write this blog, it's...

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3 Things You Didn't Know About Chair Yoga

Clair Hills

  Chair Yoga is a modified twist to traditional yoga practices. There are a lot of benefits in doing yoga on a weekly or daily basis, but these benefits don’t stop with the mat on the floor. Some seniors are limited in mobility and getting down on your hands and knees can be more painful than...

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November....A Month to Remember.

Oak Ridges

November is the month for all of us at Oak Ridges Retirement, to remember and honour the sacrifices made by our Veterans, and those who were involved in the battles to keep our country strong and democratic. Have you heard of the Bomb Girls?  The Bomb Girls, were women who worked in munitions factories...

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Hello world!

Miller Apartments

Welcome to Signature Retirement Living Sites. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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ORCA Open House September 22, 23

Oak Ridges

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Seniors and Snap Chat Filters for National Selfie Day

Clair Hills

Strike a pose, slap on a filter and snap a selfie! Clair Hills Retirement Community took part in National Selfie Day and the pictures will melt your heart. Staff had a great time with the challenge too! We participate in themed days and fun challenges at Clair Hills; making every day a...

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Downsizing for Seniors: When is the Right Time to Move?

Clair Hills

Looking for information about downsizing? Senior’s Move [also known as Heart of the Matter], does not believe in “downsizing” for seniors; they believe in “rightsizing”. This local professional organizing company in the KW region taught us about rightsizing and what it means to find the right...

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50’s Bash was a Blast

Clair Hills

It was a cool, early spring afternoon where the guys and gals from all over town got through the slush of the April storm to make it to the big bash. Ladies were all dolled up; wearing poodle skirts and red lipstick, guys in suits and fedoras. The night had music, dancing, some good grub and a pink Cadillac...

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Things To Consider When Choosing A Retirement Community

Oak Ridges

You have made the decision that you would like to live in a retirement community, but you don’t know where to begin.  Here are some of the things you should consider as you begin your search: LOCATION – do you want to live in your existing neighbourhood, or perhaps you would like to relocate...

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Living Wish List - Everyday dreams come true

Oak Ridges

Do you have a bucket list? Everywhere you go today, people are talking about their bucket lists – essentially it represents all the things we tend to put off because we think we’ll have time later to accomplish them. A bucket list brings happiness to your life. The Dalai Lama said, “The very purpose...

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Centenarian Club

Oak Ridges

The Harvard Medical School suggests that feeling young at heart may indeed contribute to living longer. They say that feeling younger may inspire a sense of resiliency by challenging yourself daily and by maintaining a sense of meaningfulness. Centenarians – people that have reached an age of...

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Check out what our residents are involved in this month!

Clair Hills

Join us every Thursday for our Art class or any other program that is of interest to you. Please call ahead and RSVP with Sarah Louise 519-880-8444 or sarahlouisem@clairhillsretirement.com

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October Month in Review

St. Clair Beach

October was a month filled with supporting the fighers, admiring the survivors, honoring the taken and never ever giving up hope. Staff and Community Members joined together this month to fundraise through a yummy bake sale, purchasing and wearing PINK SCB t-shirts and donationing to a cause that has...

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Men's Aquafit Class

Hollandview Trail

We've welcomed some new faces to Hollandview Trail and quite a few new faces to our heated saltwater swimming pool too! Our classes are growing in numbers including the men's class. Take the plunge! Bathing suits required!

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Rockcliffe Fall Fair

The Rockcliffe

The apple cider was flowing, the preserves and caramel corn were flying off the shelf,  but it was the hotly contested bake off that attracted the most attention. Naturally, the winner, Linda Meek will have bragging rights for the year!   A chocolate zucchinni cake will now be appearing on the...

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September in Review...

St. Clair Beach

September was a month of hustle and bustle as we enjoyed lots of beautiful sunny days and outdoor events right in our backyard at Lakewood Park! Our annual bus outing to Wagners Apple Orchard and Winery allowed us to bake and serve 10 homemade delicious apple pies. October brings with it a trip...

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Ottawa Vanier NDP candidate Emilie Taman

The Rockcliffe

[caption id="attachment_926" align="alignnone" width="178"] Emilie Taman impressed  us with her knowledge of the riding, federal issues and her thoughtful answers to the many questions from our residents.  At the Rockcliffe, we are proud to be hosting all the candidates in the Ottawa/ Vanier riding...

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Holland Marsh Wineries

Hollandview Trail

Our Community Members enjoyed their visit to the Holland Marsh Winery. They explored the beautiful grounds and vineyard while learning about the winemaking process.  Following their tour, they were guided through a tasting of six handcrafted wines.

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Farewell to Summer Cocktail Party

The Rockcliffe

Aaahhh but we had a marvelous time toasting the end of a lovely summer. The view from the Vista Lounge allowed for a perfect backdrop as we sipped a summer's end cocktail, sampled Quebec cheddar and Niagara peach hors d'oeuvres and enjoyed wonderful company.  Our next cocktail party will be just...

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August Month in Review

St. Clair Beach

Hello September! Soon enough it will be Fall and we will be welcoming some nice cooler weather. The summer months here at SCB were filled with lots of activity and fun. A ferry ride to Boblo Island was a fantastic way to spend one of the last days of Summer...there is nothing being on the water,...

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Staff Party at Woodbine Racetrack

Hollandview Trail

The Hollandview Trail staff enjoyed themselves at this year's summer staff party that took place at Woodbine Racetrack. Hollandview Trail is so lucky to have such a devoted team who all enjoy coming to work each day. A team that plays together stays together. Steve Strong, CEO of Signature Retirement...

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A perfect day in the garden

The Rockcliffe

 

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Hollandview Trail's Annual Family BBQ

Hollandview Trail

Thanks to the weather for cooperating and creating a perfect summer evening for a party. Our Community Members and their families had a great time mixing it up with each other while enjoying a delicious dinner straight from the BBQ. Our Victory Garden was the perfect place for the Toronto Banjo Band...

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Private Leslie Tetler Honored

St. Clair Beach

Special Presentation Yesterday at Dieppe Park, some of our staff and Community Members attended a very special ceremony. Our very own Leslie (Les) Tetler was honored by The Essex and Scottish with a Quilt of Valour, wrapped around his shoulders, symbolizing a great hug from the...

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Historical Hat Show

Hollandview Trail

Director of The Mobile Millinery Museum, Norma Shephard took our Community Members down a retrospective journey into history as she presented her collection of interesting hats. Each hat is a sartorial treasure evoking feelings of nostalgia and memories of special times gone by.

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August Month In Review...

St. Clair Beach

Summer is in full swing at St. Clair Beach Retirement. July was a VERY busy month with quite a few exciting events...The weather was perfect for our Canada Day BBQ. The drove to Bothwell to visit Parks Blueberries was delightful and the pies that were made delicious! Our Hawaiian Luau which included...

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Supreme Court Justices Visit the Rockcliffe

The Rockcliffe

Naturally, we were on our best behaviour. Rockcliffe Resident Mrs. Bea Ross, Chief Justice Supreme Court of  Canada,  The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin P.C. and the Honourable Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein.

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