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Humber Happenings - Spring 2019

Humber Happenings Magazine - Spring 2019
Published by the Humber Bay Shores Condominium Association, Toronto

Keywords: Humber Bay Shores,Humber Bay,Toronto,South Etobicoke,Condominium

HBSCA.CA

SPRING 2019

VISIT

HBS
ANNUAL
FARMERS’
MARKET

May 25th to

October 5th

WELCOME
BACK

SPRING!

IN THIS ISSUE:

• COMMUNITY NEWS & UPDATES
• FOCUS ON PETS
• SUMMER BBQ TIPS & MORE


IN THIS ISSUE

12

A Community Publication by the Humber Bay Shores Condominium Association

4 PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE 6

By Jim Reekie

COMMUNITY NEWS & EVENTS HEALTH & WELLNESS
6 FROM THE DESK OF MARK GRIMES 12 YOUR DOG &

By Councillor Grimes CHIROPRACTIC TREATMENT
By Dr. Shawn Henderson
8 PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FRAUD
TRAVEL
By James Maloney | MP 20 LIFESTYLE TRENDS

10 FROM THE DESK OF CHRISTINE HOGARTH By Krista Garney Cluett

By Christine Hogarth | MPP 16

16 CONDO MAINTENANCE TIPS SPRING 2019 | HUMBER HAPPENINGS 3

By Jim Simone

18 IT’S FARMERS’ MARKET TIME!

By Zacharie Weingarten

22 DOG MANNERS IN THE HBS AREA

26 LOCAL BUSINESS FEATURE

The Happy Bakers

29 TRAFFIC UPDATE

By Jim Reekie

30 A CLEAN HB PARK!

By Bruno Clausi

EXPERT ADVICE 24
13 NEW WAYS TO INVEST 20

By Greg Holohan

14 REAL ESTATE NEWS UPDATE

By The Red Square Team

24 BBQ TIPS

By Bruno da Butcha

28 KEEP YOUR PETS TICK FREE

Dr. Farzad Ghazi


PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

BUILDING

A SAFE
COMMUNITY

BY JIM REEKIE, HBSCA PRESIDENT

W e have had a few serous incidents community building can help neigh- around your neighbourhood or read a
over the winter in the community, bours build friendships and make the book on your balcony or park bench.
however our community is still neighbourhood a pleasant, inclusive
one of the safest in the City of Toronto. place to live. Community building ini- We all need to be aware of what is
tiatives like our Farmers Market and our going on around us. Speeding vehicles,
Get to know your community. Get to Waterfront Festival are good places to speeding bicycles on the path or on the
know your neighbours. meet your neighbours. street, jet boats operating in an irrespon-
sible manner, pets off leash and owners
Even if you’re not the most outgoing Get to know your local police. It is not picking up after their pets are exam-
person, make an effort to introduce your- helpful to know what initiatives the ples of events that could be minimized
self to your neighbours. It can be as simple police are implementing to fight crime in through reporting by the community.
as greeting them if you pass them on the your neighbourhood. If your community
sidewalk or waving hello when sitting members can help watch for and report Call our local Police 416-808-2200,
around outside. Developing relationships potentially suspicious activity to law Harbour Police 416-808-5800 or 311
with your neighbours is mutually benefi- enforcement, this builds a relationship Toronto to report what you see. Our City
cial for fostering trust with the goal of between your neighbourhood and the Councillor’s office gets a report on the
making your community a better, safer police. These relationships help deter types of complaints to 311 which gives the
place to live. Get involved during summer crime by employing a “brother’s keeper” community leverage for getting action on
months to bring community residents strategy for community safety. the most common events.
together in a relaxing atmosphere.
Spend time outdoors. Simply seeing The Christie Site: There will a
Participate in a community building residents outside and active in their com- survey going out in the next few
initiative. Building community is munities is sometimes enough to deter months to all our residents, to see
important to make sure everyone in potential criminals. Empty streets with what you would want to see on the
your neighbourhood is familiar with residents who keep to themselves will Christie’s site so please take the time
one another and is aware of the commu- have the opposite effect. Go for a walk to do the survey.
nity’s safety goals. Aside from safety,
Enjoy a safe & healthy summer! HH

VOLUNTEERS Calling all

NEEDED VENDORS

Sat. August 10th Do you want to showcase
your products or services?
Contact Kathy Winter at Please Contact Dina Godinho at
dina_godinho@hotmail.com
416-201-8500

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SPRING 2019 VOLUME 23, ISSUE 2

ABOUT HBSCA: The Humber Bay Shores Condominium Association (HBSCA)
was established and incorporated in 1997. HBSCA is a volunteer-based, not-
for-profit corporation representing the interests of condominium corporations
and their residents in the Humber Bay Shores community.

WHAT WE DO: We supply representation of the community to all levels of gov-
ernment for the enactment, amendment, or repeal of legislation dealing with,
but not limited to, all aspects of condominium ownership, real estate devel-
opment, and usage of real property in the area. In addition to the above we
conduct research and provide awareness and education to our community on
issues related to ownership, development, management, financing, and pro-
motion of real estate property in the area.

MISSION STATEMENT: Provide strong leadership for the development, preser-
vation and beautification of the vibrant, valued, sustainable condominium
community in which we live, work, and play.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
PRESIDENT: Jim Reekie, Palace Place
VICE-PRESIDENT: Dina Godinho, Lakeside Place
TREASURER: Ron Anderson / Juliette Sweeney
SECRETARY: Laura Nash (acting rep.), Jade
PAST-PRESIDENT: Don Henderson, Bal Harbour

DIRECTORS-AT-LARGE:
Kathryn Winter, Grand Harbour
Jacqueline La Ronde, Waterscapes

DIRECTORS:
Vladyslav Kostyuk, Westlake Tower 1 | Ron Anderson, Palace Place

Suniti Talwalkar, Grand Harbour, Bldg C
Gary Mogyorodi, Explorer | Jim Simone, Nautilus
Marilyn Dummaresq, Hearthstone by the Bay | Susan Orr, Grenadier Landing
David White, Beyond the Sea, Star Tower | Jacqueline La Ronde, Waterscapes
Dina GodinHo, Lakeside Place | Sharon Jazzar, Newport Beach
TBD, Ocean Club | TBD, Riva del Lago | Steve Ulrich, Lago
Laura Nash, Jade | Jim Faichnie, Waterford | Don Henderson, Bal Harbour
Sue Grimes, Marina Del Rey 3 | Tom Arkay, Palace Pier

CONTRIBUTORS
Jim Reekie | James Maloney | Shawn Henderson | Krista Garney Cluett

Bruno Clausi | Red Square Team | Mark Grimes | Christine Hogarth
Dr. Farzad Ghazi | Bruno da Butcha | Greg Holohan
Zacharie Weingarten | Jim Simone

PRODUCTION
DESIGN: Markintosh Design | Mark Tzerelshtein

PUBLISHING CONSULTANT: Fred Sanders
MANAGING EDITOR: Monique Charbonneau

EDITORIAL ASSISTANT: Hunter Peebles

ADVERTISING
For advertising inquires please contact HBSCA:

hbsca@rogers.com or call 416.792.4964

Humber Happenings Magazine is published 4 times a year by MJ Rochester Pub-
lishing Inc. 2 St. Clair Ave East Suite 202, Toronto, ON. All rights reserved. No part
of this magazine may be reproduced in any form without the consent of the HBSCA.
The HBSCA, MJ Rochester Publishing Inc. or any member of the production team
is not responsible for any errors, omissions, facts or representation in editorials or
advertisements in this publication.

OFFICE: 2240 Lake Shore Blvd West, Unit M-227,
Toronto, ON M8V 0B1 • Ph: 416-792-4964

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WEBSITE: www.hbsca.ca

Have ideas to share, feedback or wish to volunteer?
Reach us at hbsca@rogers.com or 416-792-4964

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COMMUNITY News

HUMBER BAY PARK

MASTER PLAN & TRAIL SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

BY COUNCILLOR MARK GRIMES

I n September 2013, I moved a motion In 2015 I requested that measures be taken needed space for recreation and commu-
at Etobicoke York Community to improve safety along our waterfront trail. nity meetings.
Council to ensure that the Humber The largest improvements are anticipated
Bay Parks system can continue to meet to begin this spring between Palace Pier One of the other primary projects
the needs of this transforming commu- Court and Humber Bay Park East. This involves the redesign of the ponds to
nity. In January 2014, the General involves the realignment and regrading of deepen the water levels and allow for
Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recre- the pathway, installation of a pedestrian- more water movement to help deter algae
ation reported back to Council with their only pathway, a paved buffer zone, and growth. The westernmost pond in
intention to develop a phased revitaliza- increased signage and pavement markings. Humber Bay Park East was originally
tion plan to guide future investment and designed for model boat sailing and
address the changing needs of this signif- Updates on this project can be found at skating. I remember skating on these
icant waterfront park. www.toronto.ca by searching Humber Bay ponds when I was younger, and it is my
Shores Park – Trail Improvements. hope through this plan that we can facil-
After nearly six years, fifteen public itate these activities again. HH
consultations, community engagement 8000 sq/ft building involves integration
meetings, and several Community into the landscape with an innovative Mark Grimes is the Councillor for Ward 3
Resource Group meetings, the Humber and sustainable design, and adds a much Etobicoke-Lakeshore. He is a life-long resi-
Bay Parks Master Plan is complete. I dent, activist and businessperson in south
would like to thank everyone who partic- Etobicoke. He can be reached by email at
ipated in those meetings, contacted my councillor_grimes@toronto.ca, or by phone
office, and shared their vision for the at 416-397-9273
future of Humber Bay Parks. You can view
the completed Master Plan at www.mark-
grimes.ca/ward-3-updates/HBPMP.
The Master Plan serves as a guide and
establishes a vision and design to protect
and enhance the naturalized landscape,
habitats and recreational uses in the Park,
through small, medium, and large scale
improvements. One of the first projects
to be completed will be the Humber Bay
Park East building. The design for this

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COMMUNITY NEWS

PROTECT YOURSELF

FROM FRAUD

HELP ENSURE YOUR IDENTITY
REMAINS YOURS ALONE

BY JAMES MALONEY, M.P.

W hile March is ‘protect yourself access or provide personal informa- Tips to protect yourself
against fraud’ month, I think it is tion; they put you at risk. The CRA will never:
a message that is timeless, espe- • Create strong and unique passwords • Use aggressive or threatening lan-
cially as credit card fraud and other types for each of your online accounts. Pass-
of scams are becoming more and more word-protect your devices and home guage.
varied, especially around tax season. Wi-Fi network. • Threaten you with arrest or send
• Use a secure and reputable payment
Identity theft service when buying online—look for police.
a URL starting with “https” and a • Ask for payments via prepaid credit
Scammers are always on the lookout to closed padlock symbol.
collect or reproduce your personal infor- • Avoid giving out personal information cards or gift cards, such as iTunes,
mation to commit fraud. Thieves can on social media. It can be used along Home Depot, etc.
make purchases using your accounts, with your pictures to commit fraud. • Collect or distribute payments
obtain passports, receive government • Always shield your PIN when using through Interac e-transfer.
benefits, apply for loans, and more. This your card. If you hand it over to a • Use text messages to communicate
could turn your life upside down. cashier, never lose sight of it. under any circumstances.
• Shred and destroy documents with It is easy when we are all busy to fall
Fraudsters use techniques that range personal information. prey to these fraudsters, so for that
from unsophisticated to elaborate. Offline, reason, I share these tips as a reminder to
they can go through trash bins or steal Tax scams remain vigilant. Stay safe! HH
mail. Online, they can use spyware and
viruses, as well as hacking and phishing. Got a call or email from the CRA? Make sure James Maloney is the Federal Member of
it’s real! You get a text message or an email Parliament for Etobicoke-Lakeshore and has
They look for credit card information, from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) been a resident in the riding for 40 years. Prior
bank account details, full name and signa- claiming you’re entitled to an extra refund to becoming the M.P., Mr. Maloney served as
ture, date of birth, social insurance number, and all you need to do is provide your the City Councillor for Ward 5 and practised
full address, mother’s maiden name, online banking details. The CRA will never do that. law, full-time, as a partner at Hughes Amys.
usernames and passwords, driver’s licence
number and passport number. Another variation is that they call you
to say that you owe the CRA money and
Identity theft is a serious crime. that you need to pay right away, or else
they will report you to the police. That
Tips to protect yourself will never happen.
• Never provide your personal informa-
If you do receive a call, letter, email or
tion over the phone, via text message, text saying you owe money to the CRA,
email or the internet. call 1-800-959-8281.
• Avoid public computers or Wi-Fi
hotspots, such as in coffee shops, to

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Community news

FROM THE DESK OF

CHRISTINE
HOGARTH, MPP

H appy Spring! At the time of writing Families are already taking advantage punish you or I for heating our home or
(March 2019), the weather is just of this change to bring their kids to see driving to work.
starting to release its wintry grip more of the attractions that the city has to
on Etobicoke. By now, I’m sure spring is offer! This change also aligns the policy To keep up to date on all of the govern-
blooming all around us, and the govern- with that of the TTC, meaning families ment’s plans when it comes to the
ment will have released its first budget. I with young children don’t have to environment, you can always find policies
wanted to spend some time prior to wonder when they do or don’t have to pay up for public review and comment online
April’s budget reflecting on some of the for their children’s fares. at the Environmental Registry of Ontario.
work the government has done that those
of you here in Humber Bay Shores care I’m looking forward to having more to Protecting Our Pets: My Private
most about. say about the government’s plans for Member’s Bill
transit, and how those plans will make
Improving Transit life easier for all of us here in Etobicoke– In March, my Private Member’s Bill, the
Lakeshore. Stay tuned! Protecting Our Pets Act, 2018 unani-
Between last June and March, the Ontario mously passed second-reading in the
government has made major transit Protecting the Environment Legislature. The Bill, if passed, would
announcements to make it easier for you bring together animal wellness stake-
to get around Etobicoke–Lakeshore. In Here in Etobicoke–Lakeshore, we are all holders and experts to make
September, 17 new trips were added every passionate about the natural spaces our recommendations on how to end
weekday on the Lakeshore West GO train communities offer. A clean environment puppy mills in Ontario and how to edu-
line, which includes a third train every is critical to our health, our wellbeing and cate the public about their dangers. The
hour during the mid-day period. This our economic prosperity for future gen- Bill was referred to the Legislature’s
improvement allows those who use erations. And of course, we all have an Standing Committee on Justice Policy
Mimico Station to spend less time important responsibility to protect our for consideration.
checking the schedule and more time get- environment.
ting to where you need to be. I’m always happy to hear your feedback
Ontario’s Minister of the Environ- and thoughts, and to answer any ques-
Metrolinx has partnered with the pri- ment, Conservation and Parks has been tions you have about provincial policy.
vate sector to make substantial hard at work developing a “Made in Feel free to send me an email any time at
improvements to Mimico station at no Ontario Environment Plan” to keep our Christine.hogarth@pc.ola.org. To keep up
cost to the taxpayer. These station province beautiful by protecting our air, to date on everything happening
improvements will include the long- land and water. It will help support at Queen’s Park, subscribe to my
awaited entrance from the south side, Ontarians to continue to do their share to E-Newsletter at christinehogarthmpp.ca. HH
improved greenway and access for reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and
cyclists, and 100 new parking spaces for help communities and families prepare Christine Hogarth is the Member of Provin-
those who need to drive. for climate change. Moreover, it will help cial Parliament for Etobicoke—Lakeshore.
reduce litter and waste in our communi- She lives in the Queensway neighbourhood
Most recently, kids aged 12 and under ties. Finally, the plan will target the with her husband Paul and rescue pets Bruce
can now ride the entire GO network for free. Province’s biggest polluters, rather than and Edward.

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health & wellness

YOUR DOG &

CHIROPRACTIC TREATMENT

BY DR. SHAWN HENDERSON

Y our pet is a loyal friend, a loving corrective adjustments to your pet’s spine dog when joints or bones are out of align-
companion and a special family and extremities. This acts to maintain ment include:
member. As with humans, canines proper spinal motion allowing optimal • Pain and stiffness
can experience a wide variety of health functioning of the nerves, muscles and • Sensitivity to touch 
issues and deserve the best of health care. soft tissues surrounding the joints, • Weakness or limping
Whether they are born with a disease, resulting in pain relief and improved • Holding tail to one side
injure themselves or simply acquire cer- movement, stance and flexibility. Coordi- • Trouble getting up and down
tain aches and pains as they age, it is nating care with your dog’s primary • Behaviour changes
important for pet owners to take proper veterinarian establishes a complimentary • Lack of energy and activity avoidance
action in making their pets well again to and comprehensive approach to optimal • Injuries from slips, falls and accidents
maintain spinal agility, mobility, reaction health.
time, strength and endurance. Avoiding From obese and senior dogs to sore
the problem can sometimes make matters How Do I Know If My Dog Needs puppies who just had surgery, chiro-
worse and what began as a minor issue Chiropractic Care? practic care is an ideal option for owners
can quickly turn into a serious condition. who prefer natural, holistic types of treat-
Of course, owners know to keep an eye ment and preventative wellness
Animal chiropractic is a safe and effec- out for signs of pain in dogs that have just approaches for long-term maintenance of
tive natural approach to helping your pet had surgery. But sometimes health issues joint and spinal health.
get better, maintain health and function can spring up out of the blue, making it
to the best of their ability. Animal chiro- harder to realize something is wrong. Certified animal chiropractors are
practors deliver gentle yet specific Some warning signs to look for in your licensed Doctors of Chiropractic and/or
Doctors of Veterinary Medicine who
have taken specialized training in
animal chiropractic and have
completed international competency
examinations set forth by the College of
Animal Chiropractors (COAC) and/or
the American Veterinary Chiropractic
Association (AVCA). HH

Dr. Shawn Henderson is a chiropractor who has
completed specialized training and is certified
in animal chiropractic techniques, graduating
from the Veterinary Chiropractic Learning
Centre. For more information or to book an
appointment, call Kingsway “K9” Health today
at 416-231-9502 (www.kingswayhealth.ca) to
get your furry 4-legged family member back
on the path to optimum health! Located at
2405 Lake Shore Blvd West.

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expert adviCe

INTRODUCING A NEW WAY TO INVEST:

STRUCTURED NOTES

“Everyone has the brain power to make money in stocks. Not everyone has the stomach.” – Peter Lynch, investment fund manager.

T here’s no question that the volatility the uncertainty out of investing. The investment structure to see if it may
of the stock market creates anxiety for safest versions attempt to recreate GIC- benefit your family. HH
some investors. We know intuitively like returns but with higher returns; the
that over the long term, and in general, most risky involve amplified participa- Greg Holohan, CFP, CIM is a Portfolio Manager
values will improve; it’s the shorter term tion in the success of an underlying and Senior Wealth Advisor with Scotia Wealth
uncertainty that can be unnerving. market. More detail about currently- Management. Greg can be reached at
available Notes can be found at greg.holohan@scotiawealth.com or
In an attempt to bring more clarity to investorsolutions.gbm.scotiabank.com. 1.800.447.5854 ext. 8238.
investment outcomes, the investment
world has engineered a relatively new As with all investment categories,
type of investment called ‘structured determining which investments are
notes’. Typically created and backed suitable to your risk tolerance and cir-
by one of the major banks, these notes cumstances is a crucial part of the
attempt to create outcomes that exercise. While our business involves
are clearer, more predictable, and better recommending financial investments
defined. to clients, in this case I would recom-
mend an investment of time in
There are various categories of struc- understanding a relatively new type of
tured notes that attempt to take some of

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expert adviCe

CONDO FAILS

O ne of the worst things about a hot ably should have got that loan from but because we couldn’t possibly imagine
housing market is having to listen somewhere!” – Alex the value going higher as quickly as it had
to other people tell you how much again, we sold it and used the money for
money they’ve made and pretending to “10 years ago, my husband and I owned something else. Now, just 5 short years
be happy for them! We could find hun- a 2-bedroom condo by Yonge and Shep- later, that same condo would probably be
dreds of successful stories, but instead we pard. We sold it for $260,000. At the time worth nearly twice as much! We kept our
asked our team for their biggest condo his parents debated buying it so as to be cash from the sale and waited to invest it.
regrets — equity lost, opportunities closer to their children in Toronto. They Recently, we bought another pre-con-
missed and a whole lot of coulda, woulda didn’t and now very much regret it. Today struction for over $600,000. I sure wish
and shoulda — far more entertaining! it would likely be worth in the mid $600s. we bought in at 5 years ago prices, but I
Mostly, the common denominator is not Quite frankly we should have kept it our- am also confident that 5 years from now
being able to scrape together the money, selves. Coulda, woulda, shoulda!” – Heather I will be glad that we bought at today’s
either for a deposit on a first condo or prices.” – Erica
holding on to that condo while moving “In 2004, my husband and I bought an
up to a house. As agents, we love to sell 1,800 sq ft 3 bed stacked (upper) town- Everyone has their one that got away,
condos, but if you’re thinking of moving house at King and Strachan for $425,000. but we are all now fortunate enough to
up, we will always present you with all We sold it in 2007 for $558,000. We own in Toronto so don’t feel too bad for
the options including talking to our thought we hit the jackpot! We bought a us! And if you are on the search for your
trusted mortgage partners to see if you detached in Baby Point that same year for first home, your forever home or just your
can keep your condo as an investment $620,000 only a $62000 difference from next home, it’s out there for you!  Until
while still moving up to your dream the row house. The latest sale of an upper next time, the Red Square Team. HH
home. But enough of the boring stuff and unit in that complex was for 1.2 million.
on to the regrets! We love our house, but if only…” – Emir Red Square Team are West Toronto neighbour-
hood experts! We focus on providing you with
“Around 1996, I had my first job in “In 2008, we took a $40,000 inheri- an ultimate service model to get you the best
London, England. I was on the verge of tance and some savings and put it possible results. Are you thinking of moving?
buying a 2-bed flat (condo) in Bow (an up towards our first condo, a pre-construc- Interview us too see how we compare. You won’t
and coming area at the time) for the tion. The condo took years to be built, it be disappointed.
equivalent of about $200,000, but I was delayed. By 2014 we owned it but had
couldn’t get the last $3000 I needed for rented it out, having bought something
the deposit. I didn’t want to ask my par- bigger in the meantime to suit our small
ents for a loan and my friends had even family. We were offered $385,000 for it
less money than I did! Two years later, it exactly one year after taking occupancy.
had almost doubled in value. Just to make Based on having spent $285,000 on it, we
myself sick, I checked again recently and felt we had just received a lottery ticket.
a 2 bed now goes for about $1.2m. Prob- We cashed it in. The condo was located at
King and Spadina, right downtown. We
easily could have kept it and rented it out,

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Community news

CONDO UNIT OWNERS & RENTERS – A MUST READ!

REGULAR
MAINTENANCE TIPS

THAT MIGHT SAVE YOUR LIFE … AND
A LITTLE MONEY BY JIMSIMONE,

NAUTILUS BOARD MEMBER

So, you’ve decided on a living lifestyle change to get away from a “homeowners” typical seasonal
maintenance of shovelling snow, cutting grass, eavestrough cleaning, etc. Although condo living
will save you from those homeowners’ chores, as a condo owner or renter you should adhere
to these regular maintenance tips within your unit. It will ultimately save you money,
protect the value of your condo and more importantly save your life. If you are
a landlord, perhaps a “maintenance checklist” should be provided to
your renters so that they have expectations of their regular
maintenance duties PRIOR to them renting your unit. This
condo maintenance checklist is easy for anyone to
follow, regardless of mechanical inclination.
Each one of these will only take a few
minutes and will  save you
money, keep you healthy
and safe.

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6-Part Condo Maintenance Checklist

Safety first that you clean this MONTHLY. Lint is nity to collect lost pens, letters and trin-
extremely combustible and the most kets that have fallen behind the fridge
Fire extinguisher: Do you have one? If common cause of dryer fires! Also, moist over time. You might be surprised at what
not, get one! You can find them as low as dryer air not allowed to vent to the out- you find!
$40.00 at the big box stores. Pretty cheap side is an ideal situation for mould to
investment for peace of mind. grow within your dryer. Another issue Drains:  Cooking Grease is the ENEMY for
would be in prolonged cycles due to poor kitchen drains and condo drain systems.
Kudos to you if you already have one, air flow. More electricity needed, poorer Remember, you share the drains with
however, is your fire extinguisher easily drying results! your neighbours above and below your
accessible and fully charged? Checking floor. Grease tends to coagulate in the
the charge on your extinguisher is as easy Air quality pipes, which in turn can cause massive
as reading the dial. You want the indicator blockages. When these severe blockages
to be in the green section of the dial. Oven Hood Filters: it’s mostly an odour happen, any water coming down the
issue with clogged or greasy filters. You drains from above can back up into your
One important note about this — most can remove the greasy metal filter, soak it unit and flood the floors with nasty dirty
kitchen fires result from cooking grease in hot soapy water for an hour, then run it water! This leads to huge repair bills to
or oil getting too hot. in the dishwasher at a high-temperature the condo corporation and the unit
setting. Simply replace it and prevent owner being displaced until extensive
Water will not put out a grease fire. odours within your unit and your floor. repairs and replacements are done.
Instead, it will spread the flames and Your neighbours will appreciate it.
cause panic! Let your hot oils cool in the pan, then
Your unit’s HVAC system air filters: transfer to an empty water bottle, cap it
Be sure your fire extinguisher is suit- The filter replacement is usually done and dispose of in the garbage.
able for most purposes, including kitchen seasonally, Spring and Winter. Cleaning
fires. (vacuuming) air filters between replace- For bathrooms: A nice shower is dis-
ment will not only keep the air in your tinctly less enjoyable when water begins
Remember, spreading fire in your unit condo fresh and clean, but it will also creeping up your ankles instead of down
will not only affect you, but will also dis- keep your heating and cooling system the drain. In some cases, hair has accu-
place your neighbours. Remember the running efficiently which in turn lowers mulated in the drain. A simple rigid wire
recent fire in a downtown Toronto resi- the cost of your utility bills. Good filters with a small hook at the end will allow
dential building? Well, that fire shut will also limit the amount of dust, lint you to snake out the wads of accumulated
down the building for weeks on end and airborne moulds that go through hair. Yes, it’s gross but it will make the
before residents were allowed back! your system and back into the air you water flow.
breathe.
Vents:   Make sure the vents to your Keep all your drains continuously
heating and cooling system (HVAC), dryer Cleaning clean by pouring in 1/2 cup of baking
and oven hood are clean. soda first, then 1/2 cup of vinegar into
Refrigerator coils: These are on the back your drains. This cleaning concoction
In the case of dryer vents, this is a of your refrigerator and can accumulate will bubble and fizzle your drains clean
moisture issue as well as a FIRE issue. more dust than you would imagine. with no harmful fumes. Let sit for
While this might not seem like a big deal, about 10 minutes and then flush with
Although I could not find statistics in dusty coils can severely impact the effi- hot water.
Canada, an estimated 2,900 clothes ciency of your refrigerator. Cleaning them
dryer fires in residential buildings are is easy. Use the hose attachment of your So that’s it, my friends, it’s not rocket
reported in the United States EACH vacuum cleaner to give them a good once science! Simple regular unit maintenance
YEAR and cause an estimated 5 deaths, over. This will also give you an opportu- that will ultimately save you money
1,000 injuries and $35 million in prop- maintain the value of your unit and may
erty loss. even…. Save a life! HH

Most Condos come equipped with a
secondary lint catcher located close to
your dryer on the wall or the ceiling (the
first is in your dryer). It is IMPERATIVE

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health & wellness

IT’S FARMERS’
MARKET TIME AGAIN!

BY ZACHARIE WEINGARTEN

W e are just days away from the Making the Farmers’ Market your go- When you come to the market you can
return of the Humber Bay Shores to for groceries will provide you with talk to the farmers who grows your food
Farmers’ Market, beginning its many rewards over a visit to the grocery and leverage their expertise when it
sixth season on May 25th. Each Saturday, store. Produce at the Farmers’ Market is comes to storage and preparation. Food
local farmers and food entrepreneurs often harvested less than 24 hours before labeling at the supermarket can be
come together in Humber Bay West Park and only the most perfectly ripe fruits confusing or misleading. At the market
to offer our community a unique and veggies are chosen. Most produce at you can talk to your farmers about the
selection of local and specialty foods the supermarket ripens in trucks during exact process they use to grow your food
including fruits, veggies, cheese, meats, transportation, which can be days to so you know it fits with your values.
wines and prepared foods. weeks depending on the country of
origin. Spending so long in transport We want our community’s values to be
We have something for everyone with means varieties of fruits and veggies you reflected in our market’s values. Market
many new vegan, gluten-free and other find in the supermarket are bred to be coordinators and volunteers can be found
alternative diet options coming to the hearty and hold perfect shape. At the every week at our information tent. As
market this year. In addition to market, our vendors’ heirloom produce is always, ask questions and share your
purchasing groceries, you can enjoy a bred to give you the best flavour and vision for the market with us. Do your
leisurely, indulgent brunch and music nutrients. neighbours a favor and make sure they
from our rotating artists. know where to find us! Being tucked away
in the park provides a refreshing change
of scenery for market goers but also can
keep it out of sight and mind of our
residents. Don’t let anyone miss out.
We’re thriving and with your support, we
can continue to adapt and serve this
growing community.

I hope you will join us this summer in
making Saturday morning trips to the
market a highlight of your week.

The Humber Bay Shores Farmers’
Market runs from 9am-2pm each Saturday
beginning May 25th until October 5th.
Follow us on Facebook for updates on our
new and returning vendors. HH

Zach Weingarten is returning for his
fourth year as Market Manager. He can be
reached at zweingarten@gmail.com

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TRAVEL

LIFESTYLE
TRENDS

BY KRISTA GARNEY CLUETT
20 HUMBER HAPPENINGS | SPRING 2019


E very time you turn around, there is
something new, something you
may never even have considered
possible yesterday. Trends are often about
the latest new gadget but this year we’re
finding that the biggest “new thing” is all
about getting back to basics.

Celebrating Milestones Getting local book or sharing a meal with friends.
Humber Bay condo life fits this perfectly.
When we look at why many of our clients No matter where in the world we travel, And when you are ready to explore the
travel, it is often to celebrate each other. we look to connect with fascinating world, shut the door and go — no worries
(Birthdays, Anniversaries and of course places and amazing people, learning about who will mow the lawn while you
Honeymoons, Weddingmoons and even more about what makes each destination are away.
Babymoons both before and after baby unique. While bucket lists will always
arrives). Sometimes it is to celebrate include some of the world’s best-known Save the Date
sending the last child off to college. Per- sites (Eiffel Tower, UNESCO sites and
haps retirement, or even just making it more), travelers are looking to go local. Humber Bay Travel is partnering with local
through an exceptionally tough winter! Cook a meal or stay with a local family, businesses and some of our favourite
Some just need a “get away from it all enjoy street food in a far-off destination travel companies for a great event to show-
vacation”. Others bring the whole family or try out typical methods of transporta- case some of the newest lifestyle trends in
along to create a memory to last a life- tion. And you don’t even have to leave travel, living and celebrating.
time. Special trips like this should be home. Humber Bay is amazing — our
seamless from start to finish but always neighbours, our parks and our commu- Join us the first weekend in June!
with a personal twist (a unique private nity. Get out and get to know it even There will be demonstrations, presenta-
tour, a special meal, a hot air balloon ride better. tions and many surprises. Follow our
— the sky really is the limit). website and Facebook page and see our
Pare down and simplify ad on the back page for more detail. HH
Does the idea of a “pop-up wedding”
sound confusing? After contemplating a Recently the “KonMari Method” stormed Ready to be inspired? For more information
traditional wedding, some couples are the media. It’s all about decluttering and visit www.HumberBayTravel.com
turning to a more intimate affair, or per- simplifying our lives, having a “house full Humber Bay Travel, 88 Palace Pier Ct. #103.
haps a surprise wedding where guests of items that spark joy”. The Danish trend 416-236-2266 • info@HumberBayTravel.com
come to a party only to learn they are wit- of Hygge has been influential in interiors
nessing the marriage of friends. The and home design. While there is no direct
couple can then invest the money saved translation, it is a Scandinavian word for
into their home or a once in a lifetime a mood of coziness and comfortable con-
honeymoon adventure. viviality with feelings of wellness and
contentment … taking a walk in the park,
You can’t get away from “foodie cul- snuggling up in a blanket, sipping hot tea,
ture”. What is it? It doesn’t mean you have chatting with friends, reading a good
to be a food snob, try every odd food from
around the world or opt for squid ink
pasta instead of the tried and true. It is
about cooking, eating and enjoying the
experience of food — whether trying out
a local specialty restaurant, a culinary
tour of Tuscany, a cooking class in South-
east Asia or enjoying mom’s famous meat
loaf and mashed potatoes.

SPRING 2019 | HUMBER HAPPENINGS 21


COMMUNITY NEWS

OPEN LETTER TO THE HBS COMMUNITY

A friendly reminder to our HBS com- serve us well to remember that we share cans. However, during the winter, far too
munity regarding dog-walking and these areas and we should be mindful of many dog owners drop their sense of
dog waste clean-up. our fellow community members: responsibility.
The following is an article excerpt
from a previously published issue of During the summer, I can take my chil- I’m not sure what happens when the frost
Humber Happenings Magazine. As we dren walking in Humber Bay Parks and seizes the ground, but anyone who has
welcome the spring weather and get out owners have their dogs leashed, and they walked the meandering trails along the lake-
on our beautiful parks and trails, it may are doing their civic duty hoisting those front in the Humber Bay community knows
bags and disposing of them in the garbage exactly what I’m talking about. I can only
wonder if the added animal waste on these
trails doesn’t happen as a result of the care-
lessness of those countless owners who think
that winter means their dogs can run free
and unattended.

There has yet to be a day this winter
when I’ve gone walking in Humber Bay
Parks and a dog hasn’t approached me or
one of my children. I know the likelihood of
a dog snapping at one of my children for no
reason is not high but it does happen. We all
need to be respectful that some children and
adults are afraid of dogs and no matter how
great your pet is, they are still animals
driven by instinct no matter how well
trained they are.

Some Important Reasons to Clean Up
Pet Waste:
• Disease Control.
• Make your parks more usable.
• Fly Control.
• Responsible pet ownership.
• Preventing stool eating.

Some Important Reasons to Keep your
Dog on a Leash:
• It’s the law.
• Your dog is under your control.
• Your dog may be friendly however doesn’t

mean every other dog is friendly.
• Not everyone you meet on your walk is

physically able to withstand a dog
jumping on them.
• People have the right to walk in parks
without being confronted by off-leash
dogs.
Be reminded that the City By-Law carries a
fine of $240.00 for the following infractions:
dogs off leash, dog at large, dog with no
license, failure to clean up after your dog. HH

22 HUMBER HAPPENINGS | SPRING 2019 To report dogs off leash call 311 or Animal
Services 416-394-8110.

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expert adviCe

SUMMER

SIZZLE BY BRUNO DA BUTCHA

W ell, summer will be here sooner Being a fan myself, a meat processing sume meats on a regular basis, it makes
than later. I know this because engineer (aka butcher) and entering my sense to me to purchase the best quality
Wiarton Willie said so! Willie has 40th year in the meats game, I have meats you can find. The old saying “eat
a pretty good prediction record, so bring learned many ways of cutting, prepping less, enjoy more” fits perfectly here. Our
it on! The warmer months are all about and serving awesome cuts of meats.  I bodies need protein to function prop-
enjoying good times with friends and always tell people who ask me for tips erly and meat is a good source of
family, having gatherings and feasts, that the quality of the meats you choose protein, so it makes sense to choose
large and small, indoors and out. All to enjoy should come from the best better quality meats.
kinds of meats are usually found at these grades. One can choose economy grades
events, being cooked to perfection by the and they are cheaper, but since most of Yes, you get what you pay for but there
self -proclaimed BBQ aficionados. the population, me included, don’t con- is a way to make it more economical, not
to be confused with economy (as in

24 HUMBER HAPPENINGS | SPRING 2019 W W W. H B S C A . C A


economy grade meats). I suggest that if enjoy or freeze for adding to future
one can spend more money for the better dishes. Chicken supreme is easier to do
grades of meat, cut it yourself, save some yourself than most would think! The
coin and have some fun, then why not? same can be said about other types of
You will spend more because of the poultry products out there like turkey,
quality of the quantity, but you will have duck, goose, pheasant, quail and guinea
more meat cut and portioned to your own fowl. The cutting styles may vary on each
specs, thus spending less for the overall type of poultry.
per unit price. Having more means that
you can have it packaged in the freezer Lamb is something that doesn’t appeal
for future use.  to a lot of carnivores, maybe because it has
the same stigma attached to it that deer
There are many ways of taking a knife has, due to Bambi of course! Out of all the
to a piece of meat to end up with an array meats one can ingest, lamb is the easiest
of cuts that you thought only a profes- to digest and it’s a very healthy choice. The
sional could achieve. Take a top sirloin cuts with lamb are also endless. 
butt for instance. It can weigh up to 15 lbs
and result in steaks, stew, roasts, cutlets, We start by eating with our eyes, so if
kebabs or ground beef, or it can all be it looks good, it will taste good. Learning
steaked or ground up and made into to cut and create your own delicious
some pretty amazing handmade sirloin looking cuts of meats is like anything
burgers, just the way you like them. The else, practice makes perfect. When cut-
same goes with a whole beef striploin, ting your own meats, obviously safety is
ribeye and bone-in beef rib. A striploin paramount and it can’t be stressed any
and ribeye can yield some beautiful thick more than that. The one and only rule,
steaks that will trigger an urge to fire up the absolutely fool proof rule that I have
the thrill grill. The beef tenderloin can be is to never have your fingers or any body
turned into filets, bacon wrapped filets, part in the direction that the knife is
stir fry tips, beef tartar or chateaubriand, moving and that’s it!
or create your own beef wellington puff
pastry bombshells.  Your knives have to be sharp. A dull
knife is the main reason cutting mishaps
With pork products, the other white occur. Having good quality knives is a
meat, you can also generate so many out- good start, but keeping them sharp is
comes. A whole pork loin, for instance, what has to be learned. Using a honing
can be cut into bone-in chops, boneless tool called a steel helps to keep a good
steaks, schnitzel, tenderloin filets, edge. Also, learning to use a sharpening
kebabs, back ribs, roasts, ground pork or stone is key to maintaining your blades
sausage. And don’t forget the mighty pork with the proper edge. Learning is always
crown roast with a tasty stuffing. more fun when accidents are prevented.
Please be safe and enjoy the summer and
Speaking of white meats, with a whole all year long, creatively cooking carnivo-
chicken you will find the options end- rously. 
less. Cut it into little pieces for a curry
dish, or into shake’n bake or BBQ sized I’d be more than happy to answer any
pieces. You can make a flattened chicken meat prepping queries or do a free in-
to be marinated in one of your favourite home mini meat cutting lesson ...
flavour enhancing sauces with the excess schedules permitting. Meat you later! HH
bones being utilized to make a whole-
some, soul warming broth and stock to If you have any questions please feel free
to email me at brunodabutcha@gmail.com

SPRING 2019 | HUMBER HAPPENINGS 25


Local Business Feature

The Happy Bakers

Lake Shore

T he Happy Bakers is a small boutique café and bakery located
at 3469 Lake Shore Blvd West, specializing in classic home-
made sweet and savoury treats baked with love and a smile.
The Happy Bakers offers a large variety of all your favourites
including scones, cookies, squares, butter tarts, sweet and savoury
pies, cupcakes and so much more!

After working together for several years, the partners realized that
they all secretly shared the same dream of owning their own little
bakery. So, when the opportunity arose to take over the space of their
workplace, they jumped at the chance and joined together their mul-
titude of talents! And that is how The Happy Bakers was baked up!

Come in say hello! Relax, take a break and treat yourself!
Looking forward to seeing you at the Humber Bay Shores
Famers’ Market. HH

— The Happy Bakers

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expert adviCe

KEEP YOUR PETS

TICK FREE
BY DR. FARZAD GHAZI

A s the harsh winter of 2019 gives way An adult tick has one job: to reproduce. from a few weeks to several months and
to a much-anticipated spring, you Usually the female tick attaches to a host some dogs never develop any symptoms
and your furry friend may find your- and feeds, often for more than 24 hours for many years. The symptoms of Lyme
self spending more time outdoors. (average between 3 to 5 days), before are very broad and may include lethargy,
Although exploring the lakeside with all mating. The male tick feeds before mating sudden pain, fever, loss of appetite and
its fauna and flora can be great fun for as well but he’s often a fraction of the size lameness due to swollen joints. It can
our canine companions, beware: there of the engorged female when mating takes eventually cause chronic organ damage.
are hidden enemies lurking in the grass. place. Often, the male dies after mating and As the disease progresses, it can
the female dies after laying anywhere from negatively affect the liver, heart, kidneys
With the shifting of seasons and thus 2,000 to 18,000 eggs. Ticks can be as small and nervous system. Lyme can be
the drastic changes in weather as the head of a pin but once engorged with challenging to diagnose due to having
conditions, we can expect a variety of blood, they can reach the size of a bean. non-specific symptoms and a long
changes in biological life cycles, hence Biting is painless due to a numbing agent incubation period.
the awakening of one particular blood- in their saliva which, once secreted, makes
thirsty parasitic insect: the tick. Ticks are the biting area insensitive. This allows Unfortunately, by the time a Lyme-
usually inactive in winter (under -4C), them to stay on the host and feed for up to carrying tick, about 1 in 5 Deer Ticks, is large
hiding under leaves, in grass and even one week without being rejected or felt. I enough to be seen (engorged), it has
under the snow. As temperatures rise, have found ticks inside lips, ears, genital probably already transmitted the disease
they become active and embark on a areas and in between paw pads to name (on average 24 hours after the initial bite).
quest for a host to feed on. There are just a few surprising spots. You can take the necessary precautions to
about 40 varieties of ticks in Canada such help protect your pet from ticks by
as the Deer Tick, Brown Dog Tick, Lone Ticks pose health risks to pets and consulting with your veterinarian. You can
Star Tick and American Dog Tick to name people because they can carry diseases also minimize risk by avoiding places where
a few, but the most commonly found here like Lyme, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, ticks are most likely to live. Some parks in
are the Deer and the American Dog Tick. Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis and Ontario have installed warning signs. If you
Babesiosis, depending on the species and happen to find yourself in a high-risk area,
Since all ticks are indifferent in the region. Problems such as allergic you should check your pet regularly for
selection of their hosts, there should be a reactions, skin irritation or paralysis can ticks. Early detection and treatment are
direct correlation between human and arise from the bite and its saliva as well. crucial in preventing the serious long-term
canine Lyme contraction. Naturally, Lyme disease is transmitted from effects of Lyme. Ultimately, prevention is
canines are more susceptible due to parasites found in the blood of infected the best protection against ticks troubling
increased exposure to tick infested areas. mice, deer, birds and other wildlife found your furry friend. HH
in some Canadian regions. Over the past
Ticks thrive in spaces with vegetation several years, we have seen a growing Dr. Farzad Ghazi is a veterinarian and owner
and can inhabit forests, fields, lawns and number of Deer Ticks in the Humber Park of Marina Animal Hospital. For more infor-
gardens of both rural and urban areas. area. According to Health Canada, in 2016 mation visit marinaanimalhospital.ca.
Some species prefer to live near bodies of there were 992 cases of human Marina Animal Hospital, 2442 Lakeshore
water and are especially fond of tall contractions of Lyme disease, of which Blvd. West, ph: 416-255-277
grasses where they can attach to passing about 300 took place in Ontario. This
hosts. Once they land on a host, statistic depicts a sharp increase of cases
depending on the tick species and its compared to the last few years.
stage of life, preparing to feed can take
from a few minutes to a couple of hours. Clinical Lyme disease is a less
When the tick finds a feeding spot, it common outcome of infection in dogs
grasps the skin and cuts into the surface. than in humans and only about 5-10% of
It then inserts its mandibles and feeding dogs develop clinical signs of disease
tube into the skin of the host. Many when exposed to the Lyme agent while
species also secrete a gluey substance 90% of people develop clinical
that keeps them firmly attached during symptoms! The incubation period varies
blood suction.

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community news

HUMBER BAY SHORE

TRAFFIC UPDATE
BY JIM REEKIE

I t is interesting to note that out of all the city to see what can be done with the moved to Lake Shore and Silver Moon
the streets in the City of Toronto, lights to improve this. to facilitate people turning left on to
Marine Parade Drive is ranked number Lake Shore. HH
15 for tickets issued with 3,045 in 2018. There is a new Stop sign going in at
There is a lot of parking enforcement in Brookers Lane and Annie Craig. Jim Reekie, President, Humber Bay Shores
the community. Keep this in mind when Condominium Association Board of Directors
you or your guests are planning to park The Transportation Committee will be
on MPD! looking at No Stopping on the North side
of Marine Parade Drive from Marginal
Pedestrian Safety Blvd to Shore Breeze Drive. We need to
keep traffic moving on MPD. There are a
To use the new PXO, everyone needs to lot of vehicles parking wherever they
push the button when crossing the street want and we are working to keep this
for your safety. There have been com- under control.
plaints about the visibility of the flashing
lights on the poles. We are working with We are working with the city to get
the traffic lights accessing the former
Christies’ property on Lake Shore

HBSCA CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

The HBSCA needs a number of volunteers
to help with various programs and initiatives.

Do you have a little spare time
to contribute to your community?

CALL FOR AD SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Are you interested in a part-time job and have about 8 hours a week free?
Do you like to spend time in your community? This may be ideal for you!

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Community news

A CLEAN HUMBER BAY PARK
BELONGS TO ALL OF US

BY BRUNO CLAUSI | PHOTOS BY BRUNO CLAUSI, JULIE RYAN, AND YI-JIN HSIEH

ABOVE: With the park being an oasis of peace for city dwellers, it’s a wonder H umber Bay Park is well known not only to south
how often we’re confronted with scenes like this. It takes a complete lack of Etobicoke residents but also many other Toron-
responsibility to leave one’s trash strewn about or “thoughtfully” arranged. tonians and other visitors. People come here
Perhaps those who left their beer can, whiskey bottle and other garbage behind for the inspiring views of Lake Ontario and the
meant to retrieve and dispose of them later. BOTTOM: Situations like this are Toronto skyline, and they also come for bird
becoming increasingly common due to careless littering and construction watching, hiking, picnicking, swimming and wildlife
debris drifting into the park. Will it take more wildlife sightings like this to sighting. Despite the appreciation many have for our
move us to action? park, construction debris, litter, and overflowing
garbage bins are a problem.

You might ask why people litter. Garbage and recy-
cling bins are often overflowing and excess litter ends
up on the ground, in the woods and in the water. Some
people litter as they don’t feel a personal connection to
an area that “doesn’t belong” to them. Tellingly, people
are more likely to litter in areas that are already tainted
than in litter-free spaces.

As green spaces and public parks are sanctuaries for
people, birds, insects, and other wild creatures, it is our
responsibility to keep these areas free of litter. Less litter
in our green spaces and parks brings benefit to animals
and humans. Not only is litter unsightly and capable of
ruining our experience in nature, it also poses danger to
animals that may ingest it. By removing litter from our
environment, we help to ensure that it doesn’t end up
in our oceans and other waterways.

Please join future events for park clean-up with
Friends of Humber Bay Park and Humber Bay Shores
Condominium Association. Let’s keep Humber Bay Park
as pristine as possible. HH

For more information or to become a member follow
us on Facebook (Friends of Humber Bay Park)
friendsofhumberbaypark@gmail.com

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Weddings, Honeymoons & “I haven’t been
Special Occasions everywhere, but
in Paradise it’s on my list.”

Xperience the Xchange! — Susan Sontag

Make the most of your Xperiences! Start your own
today!
Something different for Humber Bay Shores. Get inspiration for your
next vacation, your next celebration, your next home and more. Explore Tuscany by Vespa
Visit Disney as a VIP
Join us June 1st, 2019 for our inaugural event Cappadocia by Hot Air Balloon
Napa Valley Wine Tasting
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Rocky Mountaineer “Goldleaf”
#travelXchange #Xchangeyourview #Xchangevows View Churchill Polar Bears
Visit the Mekong’s floating villages
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Explore cenotes in the Yucatan
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