All posts by : Deborah Knott

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Our Team

Thanksgiving 2017

This year Thanksgiving Day falls on Monday, October 8th. There are many things that Gateway is thankful for this holiday as well as every day. A few of those things are: We are thankful to be a part of this great nation called Canada. We are fortunate to live in Canada and to be able to offer our services here for over 50 years. We are thankful for the over 45,000 people who choose to live and work in Gateway managed properties from West coast to East coast and for the clients who entrust their properties to our care We are thankful to.

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Home Maintenance

Fall Property Maintenance

Summer has ended and Fall is in full effect across Canada. Fall is the best time to prepare for the coming cold weather, even if most of us don’t want to think of Winter yet! Here are some tips for fall maintenance whether you live in an apartment, townhome or house: Safety first. The batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors should be replaced annually with the devices being tested regularly. To clean dust from a device, open the cover and gently vacuum.  It is important to check that the devices have not expired. To find out how old your devices are and.

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Our Team

Labour Day 2017

Labour Day started as a day to campaign for workers rights. Now it is a day to celebrate the achievements of these rights. As a company that believes  our greatest resource is our people, we are pleased that our team members are able to spend one of the last days of summer with their family and friends. Our offices will be closed on Monday, September 4th, 2017 in observance of Labour Day. We will reopen for our regular business hours on Tuesday, September 5th. Maintenance emergencies can still be reported by telephone 24 hours a day. We hope our clients,.

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Events

Civic Holiday 2017

Our offices will be closed on Monday, August 7th, 2017 for the Civic holiday (also known as BC Day in British Columbia and Heritage Day in Alberta). We will reopen Tuesday, August 8th, 2017  for our regular business hours. We would like to wish all our clients, employees, and vendors a safe & happy weekend spent out in the sun!

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Home Maintenance

Preparing Your Home for Your Vacation

The season for vacations has arrived! Whether your vacation takes you to a nearby campground or halfway around the world, you should make sure your home is as ready for your vacation as you are! Consider the following tips: Clean out your fridge: No one wants to come home and have to deal with expired food. Give away anything that may go bad while you are away. For a longer vacation, you may want to consider emptying out the fridge and unplugging it. Make sure the door is propped open to avoid any mildew smell. Adjust your thermostat: No sense.

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Events

Victoria Day 2017

Our offices will be closed on Monday, May 22nd for Victoria Day. We will reopen Tuesday, May 23rd for or regular business hours. We hope all our clients, employees and vendors have  a great time kicking off the “unofficial” start of Canadian Summer!

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Our Team

Administrative Professionals Day

At Gateway, our greatest resource is our people, including our administrative team. Our administrative staff across Canada gives so much of their time, energy and talents to their jobs and they are truly a key factor to the ongoing success of our company. While today we celebrate Administrative Professionals Day, we truly appreciate year round all their hard work and dedication.  

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Community

Earth Day 2017

Earth Day has been celebrated on the 22nd of April since 1970. To participate, we asked our employees to try out some small changes today that can make a big difference: -Attempt to go paperless for the day. As per Stats Canada, the average Canadian consumed 20,000 pages in 2003. Enough to cover an area of almost 1,200 square metres! -Use only reusable coffee mugs, water bottles and lunch containers/brown bags for the day. If you use a reusable mug for at least one cup of coffee or tea every day, you’ll end up avoiding about 23 lbs of waste .

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Love Where You Live

Love Where You Live – #Calgary #yyc #Stampede #HappyHome

July 18, 2016 Sunday marked the final day of the 104th Calgary Stampede. Like the rest of last week, Sunday was chilly and full of rain. The 10 day Calgary Stampede kicks off each year with a massive parade. Last year I had family visiting from out East so parade attendance was almost mandatory. I had booked reserved seats on the route through a local charity. In prior years, we’d gone downtown at 5:00 AM to save seats for the 9:00 AM start. This year, there were folks who camped the night before on the route just to get their.

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