All posts by : Deborah Knott
Earth Day, which is observed on April 22nd began in 1970 and went international in 1990. This year the theme for Earth Day Canada is “Take Care of the Planet”. With this theme Earth Day Canada hopes to raise awareness about the importance of taking genuine action to take care of our planet every day. To learn more and find events in your area, you can visit the Earth Day official site here. Not sure where to start? We’ve compiled the below list of ways you can practice sustainable living. By incorporating one or all of these tips into your everyday, you are helping our planet! Everyday Sustainable Living Ditch.
Pink Shirt day began in Nova Scotia in 2007 when a student was bullied for wearing a pink shirt to class. Two older students wore pink shirts and distributed pink shirts to other boys in the school to take a stand against the bullies and support their schoolmate. You can learn more about the origin of the day here. Since 2007, February 24th has been recognized annually in Canada and around the world as a day to stand against bullying. Unfortunately bullying can happen at all levels and ages. In a 2016 study, Statistics Canada found that over 30% of Canadian workers experienced bullying from colleagues or.
April 22, 2020 marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day! This Earth Day, we encourage you and your family to participate in a neighbourhood safari hosted by National Geographic. Joining in is easy! Simply draw, colour, or create your favourite animal and display it in your window, doorway or even drawn with chalk on your sidewalk for all to see. NatGeo@Home has made it even easier by providing coloring pages here. Everyone can then go on their own safaris—while practicing social distancing, —and spot different animals all over the neighborhood! NatGeo@Home states “the goal is that as you walk with.
Whether you live in an apartment, a townhome, a duplex or a single family home, you likely have at least one neighbour. Those living in multi-residential apartments or condos can end up with neighbours to the left, right, above, and below. Neighbours can have a huge impact on whether or not we enjoy our home. To be a good neighbour and allow everyone to enjoy their homes to the fullest, follow these tips. Introduce Yourself – If the opportunity arises, be sure to introduce yourself to your neighbours whether it be at a block party, Holiday function or passing each other.
Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day and Gateway Property Management is joining the conversation around mental health. This year’s theme is Mental Health: Every Action Counts. On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Bell will donate more towards mental health initiatives in Canada by contributing 5¢ for every one of the following actions completed: Twitter – Tweet and retweet using #BellLetsTalk and/or watch the official video (here) Facebook – Use the Bell Let’s Talk Facebook frame and/or watch the official video (here) Instagram – Watch the official video (here) Snapchat – Send a snap using the Bell Let’s Talk filter or watch.
Coast to coast, Condo Corporations have been facing steep increases to both premiums and deductibles. The IBC announced on Tuesday that a risk manager was being engaged to work with condominiums to increase awareness on how insurers view risk and evaluate properties. The risk manager would be able to provide guidance on what maintenance or actions can be taken by a Board to reduce risk. Read more on this on the Canadian Underwriter here. Our team looks forward to receiving more information from the IBC in the coming weeks to provide to our valued clients.
Gateway Property Management is turning 55! As part of the celebrations, our offices nationwide will be closed on Thursday, June 6th and Friday, June 7th. On these days, our team members will be taking part in training and seminars to prepare for another amazing 55 years! Our 24 hour dispatch will be available in case of an emergency otherwise we will reopen for our regular hours on Monday, June 10th, 2019.
Please be advised that our Cambridge office is experiencing issues with their telephone lines. We are working diligently with Bell Canada to resolve this issue as quickly as possible however they are not able to provide an estimated completion time. In the meantime, please contact your Property Management team by e-mail or through our website contact form at: https://www.gatewaypm.com/contact-us/. For after hours maintenance emergencies, please call 1-855-777-3741 Thank you for your patience.