As a parent of two athletes who also happen to have an intellectual disability and qualify to participate in Special Olympic events, I am often asked " when are the next Special Olympics?"
Our competition cycle is every four years:
Year One: Athletes compete at the Regional level within their province
Year Two: They move onto Provincial competition
Year Three: the Nationals
Posted by Jim McIntyre
on December 28, 2009
You don’t know how fortunate you are to be Canadian until you end up on the outside looking in.
As a former member of the Canadian Forces - having served 12 of my 35 years in various locations around the world (15 postings and 20 homes)- I can attest to the fact that I never truly appreciated this fact until I was geographically separated from my homeland.
CENTURY 21 brokerages in general ...
Posted by Mike Murphy
on December 18, 2009
Once again this year, the CENTURY 21 United Realty team did our part to help those less fortunate in our community. For the last 23 years, we've reached out to help those supported through the Salvation Army in Peterborough and surrounding areas over the Christmas holidays.
Our brokerage raised just shy of $10,000 this year - $9,762 to be precise.
(Shown here is broker/owner Carl Oake and ...
Posted by Crystal Edwards
on December 17, 2009
The first annual Trees for Toys event collected more than 325 toys for teenagers and received more than $415 to the Red Kettle Campaign of the Salvation Army - far exceeding the expected goal!
Trees for Toys - held Saturday December 12 in the parking lot of the Century 21 Miller Real Estate building on Speers Road in Oakville - is a non-profit event where Christmas Trees were given away ...
Posted by Hans Taal
on December 16, 2009
It was a suitable party this morning when more than 12,000 people gathered at the new track and field stadium at Universite de Moncton to welcome the Olympic flame to our area. It had made its way over from PEI earlier in the day and went through Moncton last night.
The Olympic torch wound its way through Riverview and headed towards Fundy Park, Sussex, and on to Saint John. My wife and I watched ...
Posted by Paul Burns
on November 24, 2009
My wife Heather and I took a trip to Europe in 2004. During our visit we travelled through the Netherlands, and one of the stops we made there was in Ermelo - a beautiful town a short drive from Amsterdam. This was one of the many places that my Uncle Paul, and our Canadian troops, fought in World War II.
Uncle Paul wrote my father, George La Prairie, in 2001 with a brief description of his journeys ...
Posted by Michael LaPrairie
on November 11, 2009
Recently our very own realtor Glenn Moore and his wife Wendy took part in a trip to Uganda and Kenya in support of The Water School, a Canadian non-profit organization founded in 2007 to provide simple, safe, sustainable clean water solutions to the developing world. The group implements solar disinfection through its integrated teaching program of health and hygiene, called Ray of Hope. Families ...
Posted by Patrick Galesloot
on November 11, 2009
Today is Remembrance Day: Please take 3 minutes to watch this video about our brave Canadian men and women serving in the military.
For all who have, and those who still do, put their lives on the line to protect us and keep us free from oppression... thank you.
Sheena Curran is the managing broker at Century 21 Miller Real Estate Ltd. in Oakville, ON.
Posted by Sheena Curran
on November 11, 2009
Don Ross, a friend and realtor with Century 21 Lanthorn in Prince Edward County, Ontario has been recognized by the Canadian Wind Energy Association. CanWEA, as the not-for-profit organization is known, promotes the sustainable growth of wind energy on behalf of more than 450 members, with the target of producing at least 20% of Canada's electricity from wind by 2025 - bringing jobs, investment, ...
Posted by James Alexander
on November 4, 2009
I joined several other Charlottetown business people and politicians who volunteered their time on Wednesday October 7 to serve spaghetti at Piazza Joe's Italian Eatery for the Children's Wish Foundation of PEI.
The video below features a PEI child, Darcy, who's been granted his wish - a great story and a great guy!
For the cost of $10 guests were treated to a bowl of spaghetti, a ...
Posted by Joel Ives
on October 14, 2009