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BILL C-36 Bill C-36 was ushered in under the Tories in 2014 and considers the selling of sex as legal, but makes the buying of "sexual services" a criminal offence. It also makes it illegal for anyone to communicate for the purpose of prostitution and bans advertising the sexual services of others.

JEREMY GRIMALDI jgrimaldi@yrmg.com Onyx Ronin lives in the shadows when she’s at work. She and countless women like her occupy the grey areas of law, somewhere between legitimacy and criminality. Society at large might prefer to forget her profession exists, rather than admit it’s not only real, but a flourishing industry. She’s a "body rubber," as defined by the laws that govern her career. She has never been arrested and says she sees police "maybe once a year." People might think Ronin, her working name, and her peers destroy families and corrupt men. But she sees her job in a different light and believes you should, too. "I feel that I relieve a lot of road rage," she said during a recent interview. "People are stressed in this world; when they’re on the table, they are happy and relaxed. When I’m touching someone, I feel relaxed and comfortable and I’m sharing an experience with someone. "It’s about selling intimacy, the human touch, to feel connected to someone else." The 28-year-old employee of the female-owned MUSE Spa, which has locations in Vaughan and Toronto, is open about her work. She says "there’s nothing wrong with having sex for money," although that’s not what she does.

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Onyx Ronin is a body rubber (masseuse). She is standing up for the profession and saying the laws should be changed to better protect the women involved. "People do all sorts of things for money," she says. "I don’t understand why we are so stuck on this idea that sexuality can’t be commodified in this one particular way when people accept it being commodified in so many other ways." At the spa, she gives "full body erotic massages" largely to men aged 40 to 50. She says MUSE targets men at a higher price point, suggesting her clients are rarely, if ever, intoxicated, and very "respectful." But she says she can’t speak

generally about her profession: "As for other girls, I don’t know." Ronin studied classical music at the University of Toronto, before studying sex work as part of her master’s degree at York University. After graduation, she worked retail jobs. She entered the industry at 25 and immediately saw an extraordinary jump in pay, she says, explaining she now makes between $80 and $300 an hour. According to MUSE’s website, 30 minutes with an attendant costs $120, $40

for a "door fee" and $80 of which goes to the attendant. Ronin decided to share her story and opinions after MUSE’s Vaughan location was robbed on Dec. 28, 2016. At the time, York Regional Police Det. Sgt. Dave Noseworthy said many massage parlours don’t report robberies because neither employers nor employees want publicity. That, says Ronin, shows the law, in its current form, doesn’t properly protect workers in the sex trade. "I would like to see law-

makers looking through the lens that there’s nothing morally wrong with providing sexual services for money," she said. "I would like them to ask, ’How can we help people work without shame and afford them the same rights that everyone else is protected by law?’" The current law, a complicated set of guidelines, criminalizes the buying of sex and the advertising of "sexual services", York police Det. Sgt. Thai Truong explained. Ian McLeod, a spokes-

person for the Department of Justice, says any person who purchases sexual services, including manual masturbation, in any place, including a massage parlour, commits an offence. McLeod added that the Minister of Justice has committed to monitoring the impacts of Bill C-36, which regulates prostitution. Ronin, like others in her trade, needs a municipality-issued licence that has her name, photograph and home address to work as a "body rubber." She must also pass a communicable disease test.She suggests the federal government needs to draft new measures to ensure women and girls are not being forced into the profession and exploited. She envisions a society where all sex workers are in constant contact with the authorities, which would improve the chances of helping those that don’t want to be there. "It should be legal and protected, just like every other job," she said. Ronin says her job doesn’t suit everyone and businesses see a high turnover, but she insists that her experience has been positive. "As much as this job is not for everyone, it is for me," she said. "I’m a normal person, I am a happy person. I am choosing to do this."

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Law should protect sex workers While it may be a touchy subject, it’s high time the federal government revisited its laws governing the sale and purchase of sexual services. Bill C-36, or the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, was enacted in December 2014, after the Supreme Court had found a year earlier that sections of the previous laws governing prostitution were unconstitutional. It was touted by the federal government as targeting purchasers of sexual services, or johns, while protecting those engaged in sex work. Others, however, were critical of the new law and argued it not only made sex workers more vulnerable to becoming victims of crime, but contained many of the same issues that led to its predecessor being repealed. Two years later, the profession remains a risky business for many of those in it. That’s why people such as Onyx Ronin, who works as a "body rubber" at the femaleThe profession run MUSE Spa, are speaking up about the law’s shortcomremains a risky ings. For example, the MUSE location in Vaughan was business for robbed late last year and, at many of those the time, York Regional Police Det.-Sgt. Dave Noseworthy in it. noted many similar establishments don’t report crimes for fear of repercussions. Ronin, who has a licence for what she does and must pass a communicable disease test, says that just goes to show how inadequate the laws are when it comes to protecting those providing sexual services. Rather than "shame" people, she’d prefer to see them extended the same rights workers in any other industry enjoy, including protection under the law. Prostitution is colloquially referred to as "the world’s oldest profession", which suggests, legal or not, it will continue to happen. However, by making it and other sexual services unlawful, or shunting them into a legal grey area, it drives this activity underground, thus inviting an element of criminality that can lead to human trafficking, assaults and murders against sex workers and a host of other ills. Instead of the status quo, Ronin would like to see the laws facilitate constant contact between those in the profession and the authorities. It would not only improve safety, but also ensure no one is forced into it. We agree. While regulations would be necessary - no one wants solicitation near a school for example - the law shouldn’t endanger sex workers or foster a breeding ground for dangerous criminality.

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Cousens Parkway to find three vehicles on fire in the driveway. Police and Markham Fire and Emergency Services responded and fire crews put out the blaze. Nobody was hurt. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Police would like to speak with anyone who has informa-

tion. Contact York Regional Police No. 5 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext.7542, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800222-tips. You can also leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.

Police looking for man in hit-and-run TIM KELLY tkelly@yrmg.com Police are looking for a suspect after a hit-and-run collision in a parking lot in Markham last week. A vehicle was parked in a store lot at Yorktech Drive and Woodbine Avenue in Markham Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 4 p.m. when a man began tugging at the door handle to try to get in, police say. Two Good Samaritans tried to stop him. He then

ran to a burgundy older model SUV and started to drive away. While fleeing, he hit a curb and struck one of the Good Samaritans who suffered minor injuries. Police would like to speak to anyone who saw the collision or witnessed the vehicle leaving the area. The suspect is described as a white man, 180 pounds, 50 to 60 and wearing a black coat driving a burgundy older model SUV with par-

tial Ontario licence plate BVY. Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police No. 5 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866876-5423, ext. 7541, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800222-tips. Alternatively, you can leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.

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matters. In addition to serving as a member of the Board, members must serve on a minimum of two Board sub-committees: Audit, Governance, Quality, Finance & Property, and Community Awareness.

Southlake is a full-service hospital responsible for developing and delivering advanced levels of care to the residents in our catchment area – Newmarket, Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Bradford, West Gwillimbury, Holland Landing, Georgina, Oak Ridges and Township of King. As a regional centre, we deliver specialized care to more than one million people who reside in York Region, Simcoe County and Muskoka.

Our hospital is a renowned leader as recognized through the Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Culture Award; Canada’s Passion Capitalist Award; and, Quality Healthcare Workplace Award. To learn more about Southlake and the role of the Board of Directors, visit our website at www.southlakeregional.org.

The Southlake Board of Directors currently seeks to fill upcoming vacancies. We encourage applications from qualified individuals with knowledge, experience or skills in one or more of the following areas: financial expertise and literacy; human resources, healthcare systems or government relations. Successful candidates will have a commitment to the corporate culture and organizational values including best governance practices and the highest ethical standards.

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counsel. Wu is due back in court to face charges at 9 a.m. on March 9 at 50 High Tech Road, Richmond Hill. The Gainesville Avenue property has spurred an outcry from neighbours after three mature trees were cut down on the property. City of Markham bylaw officers were called to the property and laid several bylaw charges against the owner. Residents have called on

the city to hasten a planned review of the 2008 tree preservation bylaw in the hopes of strengthening it and preventing property owners from cutting down trees, paying small fines and reaping profits after redeveloping the properties for much higher values. The current fine for cutting down a tree without a permit is $500 to $100,000 a tree, but proponents of a bylaw review would like to see the fines increased.

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Love Week celebrates diversity at largest high school TIM KELLY tkelly@yrmg.com Love trumps hate. There has been a lot of that kind of talk going around over the past year, but the students at Markham’s Pierre Elliot Trudeau High School have taken it to the next level. They’ve put on an entire "Love Week" this past week dedicating a theme each day to a different element of love. For instance, Monday, dubbed Love is Louder was focused on bully awareness/prevention and self-love; Tuesday, called Love is Love, was in support of the LGBTQ Community. On Wednesday the theme is Love is Colourless and students will concentrate naturally enough on promoting racial and cultural diversi-

ty. On Thursday, for Love is Equality, the aim is to promote gender equality and female empowerment. The week winds up Friday with Love is Capable and the goal is to create awareness of and support for disabled persons. Victor Wang, external affairs chairperson for the school’s student council, said the more than 2,000 students at the school want to put the emphasis on inclusion and respect. "We have T-shirts, we have all the teachers on board, and we have the principal who is very dedicated to the event," he said late last week just before Love Week kicked off. "She (principal Debbie Linkewich), was willing to put in the work and

money for it," Wang said in saying the principal was a key factor in making the debut project come together. Linkewich added the message of Love Week is that, "we respect one another and work together as a community to celebrate what we offer the world. Our students and staff seem to be excited about it." The principal added: "Diversity is our strength. We honour differences and respect the different things those in our society have to offer." For Wang Love Week is a chance to show, "we’re really close to creating a unity between all these different groups whether it’s men and women or groups with a disadvantage. I think we’re really close to finally uniting everyone."


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The actions of a Good Samaritan helped foil an attempted robbery of a woman in a Markham GO parking lot late last month, police say. Police are seeking assistance identifying a man who was captured on video surveillance allegedly trying to rob a woman in the Mount Joy transit parking lot. On Jan. 30 at 7:20 p.m., a 46-year-old woman parked in the transit lot at Bur Oak Avenue and Hwy. 48 and locked her car. She noticed a man running through the lot toward her. He reportedly grabbed her hands and demanded the keys to her vehicle. A struggle took place and a Good Samaritan came toward the victim to help. The suspect broke away

When café owner Brian Rowsell of Markham’s It’s the Cat’s Meow broke his femur, his loyal customers came up with a pur-r-r-fect solution to help. They pitched in, along with Rowsell’s wife, Patty, to rotate shifts, until the owner can return to work. "It’s so nice to still see little village-type things still happening here," said 38-year Markham Village resident Jean-Marie Legerton, who is heartened by the teamwork shown by the customers. "I know Brian, I live just down the street from him. The customers are just coming in, taking turns and relieving each other," she said. Patty Rowsell said she appreciates the help. "It’s very nice,"she said.

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A Good Samaritan helped foil an attempted robbery of a woman late last month at the Mount Joy transit station in Markham. Police are still looking for the suspect. and ran out of the parking lot. The woman was not injured. The suspect is described as a brown man, 20 to 30, between five foot seven inches and five foot eight inches tall with a thin build and a long, thin face, wearing a green or yellow jacket with a grey hoodie.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police at 1866-876-5423, ext. 7542, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800222-tips, leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.

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It’s the Cat’s Meow Cafe owner Brian Rowsell broke his femur recently. Since then loyal customers at the Markham cafe have been helping his wife, Patty, by doing shifts at the cafe to keep it running. A very modest customer, in Wednesday night helping out, who declined to be named, said she was "just happy to lend a hand when a friend needed help.

That’s it." Gordon, a customer from Ballantrae who said he enjoys coming to the café about once a month, called it "very friendly."

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SHOW TIMES February 17

12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

February 18-25

10:30 AM - 10:00 PM

February 26

• 2017 vehicle premieres and concepts

10:30 AM - 6:00 PM

• Double page MAP of the show floor and much more!

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FAMILY DAY

D E A LS

+HST BI WEEKLY

2017 RAM 1500 CREW CAB 4X4 2017 RAM 1500package QUAD CAB 4X4 EXPRESS 5.7 hemi, Sxt appearance

2017 RAM QUAD CABCAB 4X4 4X4 EXPRESS 2017 RAM1500 1500 CREW 5.7 hemi, Uconnect 5.0, Rear camera, Hitch

5.7 hemi, Uconnect 5.0, Rear camera, Hitch Stock #2017888 20 inch wheels, Stock #2017346

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2016RAM JEEP1500 CHEROKEE 2017 CREW CAB SPORT LARAMIE4X4 LIMITED

2017 GRAND CARAVAN SXT

$30,995 $42,995

$24,995 $58,995

$26,995

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96 147 84 326

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Uconnect theatre and sound, Tire and wheel group, Safety tech group, Stock#2017279

$52,995 +HST

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2016 CHRYSLER 200 LIMTIED 2.4L, Comfort Group, 8.4 Radio Stock 2016733

19

+HST

96

150 96

$

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2017 CHRYSLER PACIFICA LIMITED

$44,995

+HST

+HST BI-WEEKLY

DOWNDOWN

Auto, Dual top, Nav, Bluetooth, Heated seats Tow package, Alpine audio Stock #2017361

$73,995 408

APR

2017 JEEP WRANGLER UNLIMITED SAHARA

Srt high performance audio, High performance rotors Panoramic sunroof, 20 inch carbon black wheels Stock #2017319

$

APR

+HST

2017 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE SRT8

FINANCE FOR:

$ 4.99 0 0 % %$0

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$

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2016 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LIMITED V6

Sunroof, Tow package, All weather group Stock #2017342

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$ $

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$26,995 $58,995

2016 CHEROKEE 4X4 2017JEEP RAM 1500 CREW CABNORTH OUTDOORSMAN Company 1885 km, V6,group, Cold weather group 5.7 hemi,loaner Luxuryonly group, Comfort Rear camera Comfort/convenience Tow group, Black running boards,group, 20 inch black rims8.4, Rear camera, Stock Stock#2016286 #2017364

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2017 SXT LIMITED RAM 1500 CARAVAN CREW CAB LARAMIE 2017GRAND

Convenience group, Comfort group Sport hood, Back up camera Stock #2017337

$42,995 $37,995 +HST +HSTBI-WEEKLY BI-WEEKLY

APR APR

ONLY 3 LEFT! ONLY 2 LEFT!

2017 RAM 1500 CREW CAB SPORT

5.7 group, Comfort 5.7hemi, hemi,Luxury Hitch, Luxury group group, Rear camera Black boards, 20 inch black rims Stockrunning #2017316 Stock #2017364

$ $

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$35,995 $34,995

FINANCE FOR: FINANCE FOR:

UP TO 84 MONTHS

2017 JEEP RAM 1500 QUAD CAB SLT 4X44X4 2016 CHEROKEE NORTH 5.7 hemi, Hitch, Luxury group

5.7inch hemi, Sxt appearance package 20 wheels, Stock #2017346 Stock #2017888

$34,995 $35,995

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905-415-2260 ALL SALE PRICES ARE PLUS HST AND LICENSING ONLY, ALL REBATES AND DISCOUNTS HAVE BEEN APPLIED.

All pricing includes freight ($1,695-$1,745), air-conditioning charge (if applicable), tire levy and OMVIC fee and are plus hst only 0% financing o.a.c. up to 84 months on select models, 3.49% 96 month savailable on wrangler/gr Cherokee $44,995 at 3.49% 96 months cost of borrowing is $7,488. Prices are plus hst and license fee only, see dealer for details. Dates valid on date of publication only. Lease payments are plus hst only, down payment includes first month and security deposit. Km allowance is 18000 per year, with charge of .18 cents per over km. leases are walkaway leases, see dealer for details.


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SHOW TIMES February 17

12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

February 18-25

10:30 AM - 10:00 PM

February 26

• 2017 vehicle premieres and concepts

10:30 AM - 6:00 PM

• Double page MAP of the show floor and much more!

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AutoShow 2017 Features In celebration of 50 years of Grand Prix Racing in Canada, the AutoShow will showcase the history, imagery, iconic cars and Canadian driving legends that have helped make the Canadian race one of the highlights of the annual Grand Prix calendar.

CASTROL ALLEY FEATURING LEGENDARY MOTORCAR COMPANY The Golden Age of North American auto manufacturing was highlighted by the muscle car. Ontario’s own Legendary Motorcar Company will celebrate the beasts from the ’60s and ’70s in Castrol Alley on level 700 in the South Building. Displaying the finest and most sought after performance cars from this iconic era – owned, restored and showcased by and for Canadian muscle lovers. Take a stroll down Castrol Alley to see these Legendary Motorcars.

DON’T PAY FOR

90

PUMP TO WIN ESSO SYNERGY PUMP TO WIN CONTEST! Win a $10.00 Esso Gift Card playing the Synergy Pump to Win Contest. Win or not, everyone who plays receives a Synergy Price Privilege fuel savings card*. Save 5 cents per litre on 80 litres, a $4 value. While supplies last.

FAMILY DAY

WIN FREE GAS FOR A YEAR WITH CAA! At this year’s Canadian International AutoShow, one lucky visitor will WIN free gas for a year in CAA’s You Pump. We Pay. Visit the CAA booth to enter. You can find CAA on Level 800 in the South Building of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

WITH THE FINANCE OF ANY HONDA CIVIC MODEL∞

COUPE, SEDAN OR HATCH UP TO 60 MONTHS!

Presents

2017

2017

CIVIC LX SEDAN

$

CIVIC LX HATCH

LEASE FROM

MODEL FC2E5HE

AUTO EXOTICA

2017

CIVIC LX COUPE

LEASE FROM

FEB 20

The Canadian International AutoShow has the greatest commitment to the exotic car market of any show in North America. Auto Exotica will once again feature all of the Exotic Marques available across the country, and will host a special showcase of rare exotics owned by Canada’s most passionate collectors, including some one-of-a-kind showpieces.

DAYS

OR LEASE A CIVIC

*Conditions apply. 5¢/L on 80 L of fuel. ™Esso and PRICE PRIVILEGES are trademarks of Imperial Oil Limited. Imperial Oil, licensee

Enjoy time with the family at the BIGGEST show in Canada! It’s the 2017 Canadian International AutoShow on FAMILY DAY! On Monday February 20th, come experience everything the Show has to offer along with Family Day special entertainment, prize giveaways, and more! Don’t miss a thing by picking up your Family Day Passport — your guide to all that this special day has to offer.

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50 YEARS OF GRAND PRIX IN CANADA

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LEASE FROM

MODEL FC4A5HEZ

MODEL FK7G2HE

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$

2.99%

$

$

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0

$

$

SECURITY DEPOSIT

ELECTRIC AVENUE & TEST DRIVE There’s undoubtedly been a growing buzz about electric vehicles over the past few years. This year at the 2017 Canadian International AutoShow, visitors will have the chance to get behind the wheel of an electric vehicle and learn about EV technology first hand during complimentary test drives offered through Plug’n Drive. Don’t miss your chance to feel the electricity! Check out the all-new Electric Avenue located in the South Building Level 800. Test rides will be offered every day in the North Building Level 200. Hours for test drive sessions will be posted daily at the Plug’n Drive booth in the lobby of the North Building.

THE WORLD’S FINEST

AUTO EXOTICA SPORT TOURING MODEL SHOWN

TADA $50,000 GIVEAWAY

LEASE PAYMENTS INCLUDE FREIGHT AND PDI. EXCLUDES LICENCE AND HST. DEALER ORDER/TRADE MAY BE NECESSARY.

∞No payments for 90 days (payment deferral) offer is available on any new and unused Honda Civic model financed between February 1st, 2017 and February 28th, 2017 at participating Ontario Honda Dealers. Offer applies only to purchase finance offers on approved credit through Honda Financial Services Inc. Monthly payments are deferred for 90 days. Contracts will be extended accordingly. Interest charges will not accrue during the first 90 days of the contract. After 90 days, interest starts to accrue and the purchaser will be required to repay the principal and interest monthly over the term of the contract, but not until 90 days after the contract date. Offer ends February 28th, 2017 and is subject to change or cancellation without notice. Limited time lease offers available through Honda Financial Services Inc. (HFS), to qualified retail customers on approved credit. Weekly payments include freight and PDI ($1,595), EHF tires & filters ($18.75), A/C charge ($100), and OMVIC fee ($10). Taxes, licence, insurance and registration are extra. ΩRepresentative weekly lease example: 2017 Civic LX Sedan 6MT (Model FC2E5HE) // 2017 Civic LX Coupe 6MT (Model FC4A5HEZ) // 2017 Civic LX Hatchback (Model FK7G2HE) on a 60-month term with 260 weekly payments at 2.99% // 2.99% // 2.99% lease APR. Weekly payment is $58.88 // $61.97 // $64.82 with $0 down or equivalent trade-in and $145 // $0 // $270 total lease incentive included. Down payments, $0 security deposit and first weekly payments due at lease inception. Total lease obligation is $15,308.92 // $16,112.19 // $16,854.26. 120,000 kilometre allowance; charge of $0.12/ km for excess kilometres. PPSA lien registration fee of $45.93 and lien registering agent’s fee of $5.65, due at time of delivery are not included. For all offers: licence, insurance, PPSA, other taxes (including HST) and excess wear and tear are extra. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price. Offers only valid for Ontario residents at participating Ontario Honda Dealers. Dealer may lease for less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Colour availability may vary by dealer. Vehicles and accessories are for illustration purposes only. Offers, prices and features subject to change without notice. See your Ontario Honda Dealer or visit HondaOntario.com for full details.

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Thinking about buying a new car? Make the decision a little bit easier with $50,000 towards your purchase! Enter the TADA $50K Giveaway for a chance to win $50,000 towards the purchase of a new vehicle at any dealer-member of the Trillium Automobile Dealers Association (TADA, the New Car Dealers of Ontario). Enter at the Toronto Star booth in the North building level 300.

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SHOW TIMES February 17

12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

February 18-25

10:30 AM - 10:00 PM

February 26

• 2017 vehicle premieres and concepts

10:30 AM - 6:00 PM

• Double page MAP of the show floor and much more!

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FEB. 17TH - FEB. 28TH GET UP TO AN ADDITIONAL

1,000

$

AUTOSHOW BONUS∞ ON SELECT MODELS

WHEN LEASING FOR FINANCING WITH NCF

INTELLIGENT

NO CHARGE ALL-WHEEL DRIVE**

ON SELECT MODELS

UPGRADE

MOONROOF

& ALLOY WHEELS For

4

$

BEST PAYMENT IN CLASS B

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NISSAN SENTRA® LEASE* FROM $214 MONTHLY WITH $0 DOWN THAT’S LIKE PAYING ONLY

49 1.99

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%

AT

WEEKLY ON 2017 SENTRA SV CVT

OR GET

BEST PAYMENT IN CLASS

APR FOR 60 MONTHS

1,000

$

AUTOSHOW BONUS∞

ON 2017 SENTRA TURBO MODELS

AND GET THE WELL EQUIPPED SENTRA SV WITH XTRONIC® CVT

HEATED SEATS

AIR CONDITIONING

THE NEW 2017

NISSAN ROGUE®

59 0.99

%

AT

WEEKLY ON 2017 ROGUE S FWD

APR FOR 60 MONTHS

AVAILABLE ON 2017 MODELS • INTELLIGENT CRUISE CONTROL • FORWARD EMERGENCY BRAKING • HEATED STEERING WHEEL PLUS GET

500

$

2017

NISSAN MURANO®

LEASE* FROM $258 MONTHLY WITH $1,495 DOWN THAT’S LIKE PAYING ONLY

$

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LEASE* FROM $377 MONTHLY WITH $0 DOWN THAT’S LIKE PAYING ONLY

87 1.99

$

WEEKLY ON 2017 MURANO S FWD

PLUS GET

%

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APR FOR 60 MONTHS

1,000

$

AUTOSHOW BONUS∞

AUTOSHOW BONUS∞

CELEBRATING 34 YEARS OF SERVICE

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25 South Unionville Ave. • 1-866-928-8174 • www.villagenissan.com Offers available from February 17 – 28, 2017. ∞The additional rebate of $500/$1,000/$1,000/$500 (including a dealer participation of $50/$100/$500/$50) is valid when leasing or financing through Nissan Canada Finance (NCF) (at inception) one of the following select new models: 2017 Rogue/2017 Murano/2017 Sentra Turbo/2017 Sentra (excluding 2017 Sentra Turbo). This offer is valid from February 17 – 28, 2017. The offer is available to eligible customers for a limited time on approved credit only. The discount will be deducted from the negotiated selling price before taxes. Applicable to NCF contracts only. Not combinable with fleet discounts and not applicable to cash purchase buyers. This offer is for units in participating Ontario Nissan retailers’ stock only. Offer not eligible for program protection. Certain conditions apply. See your Ontario Nissan Retailer today. **$2,200/$2,000 No Charge All-Wheel Drive upgrade is available on new 2017 Rogue (excluding S FWD and SV special edition FWD)/2017 Murano (excluding S FWD) models purchased or financed with NCF at standard rates and delivered between February 1 – 28, 2017. Offer consists of a discount that can only be used at the time of initial purchase/finance and applied towards: (i) the purchase of an All-Wheel Drive system from an authorized Nissan dealer; and/or (ii) the purchase price of the vehicle. ~Standard rate finance cash of $10,000 applicable on approved credit, when financing a new 2017 Titan Crew Cab Platinum (AA00/AA50) through Nissan Canada Finance Inc. (“NCF”) at standard rates. Incentives will be deducted from negotiated selling price before taxes. Incentives cannot be combined with lease rates, subvented lease/finance rates or with any other offers. Payments cannot be made on a weekly basis, for advertising purposes only. *Representative monthly lease offer based on a new 2017 Rogue S FWD/2017 Murano S FWD/2017 Sentra SV CVT at 0.99%/1.99%/1.99% lease APR for 60/60/60 months equals monthly payments of $258/$377/$214 with $1,495/$0/$0 down payment, and $0 security deposit. Lease based on a maximum of 20,000 km/year with excess charged at $0.10/km. Total lease obligation is $16,952/$22,609/$12,859. Lease Cash of $500/$0/$2,275 is included in the advertised offer. ▲Models shown $38,024/$46,474/$28,029/$59,026 Selling price for a new 2017 Rogue SL Platinum (PL00)/2017 Murano Platinum (AA10)/2017 Sentra SR Turbo CVT Premium (RL00)/2017 Titan PRO-4X (AA00). All Pricing includes Freight and PDE charges ($1,795/$1,795/$1,600/$1,795) air-conditioning levy ($100), applicable fees, manufacturer’s rebate and dealer participation where applicable. License, registration, insurance and applicable taxes are extra. Offers are available on approved credit through Nissan Canada Finance for a limited time, may change without notice and cannot be combined with any other offers except stackable trading dollars. Vehicles and accessories are for illustration purposes only. See your participating Nissan retailer for complete details. Certain conditions apply. ©2017 Nissan Canada Inc.


Espresso Coffee

Premium Chocolate Bars Macadamia Nut or Honey Salt Almonds

®

5

3/$ 00 100g

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CELEBRATING 1929 - 2016

87

Panettone

5

$ 99

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250g Tin

Product of Spain Aurora

Gratify

Honey

Gluten Free

3

$ 99

Thins, Twists or Bites

1

$ 99

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500g

Blue Diamond

Chocolates

Almond Milk

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1

$ 88

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Rio Mare

Egg Nest Pasta

Tuna in Olive Oil

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3

3

½ PRICE

250ml

½ PRICE

Limit 4 Per Family

454g Pkg

Whole Chickens

GA

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$ 88

Per lb. 10.76/kg

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Pkg

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$ 99

Astro

Eden

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Organic Pasta Sauce

20 Pack

$1.00

$

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499

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680ml

Royal

Salad Dressings

Velor Bathroom Tissue

Rancher’s Choice, Zesty Italian, Creamy Caesar or Thousand Island

8 Triple = 24 Rolls

475ml

$

LESSTHAN ½ PRICE

499

½ PRICE

Pkg

OVEN FRESH BAKERY Pita Break

In Store Baked

Boulart

Boulart

Morning Rounds Pitas

Shortbread Cookies

Artisan White Demi Ciabattas

Olive or Raisin Walnut Demi Ciabattas

3

$ 19 450g

SAVE 70¢

: Mon. – Wed. 8 :00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Thurs. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.; Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Sunday. 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

3

$ 99

14 Pack

SAVE $1.50

2

$ 69 2 Pack

SAVE 80¢

1

$ 99 Each

We reserve the right to limit quantities. No rainchecks. Savings based on regular prices at conventional The Garden Basket Food Markets. Although we strive for accuracy in both copy and illustrations, errors may occur. We reserve the right to correct any errors. Specials only available while quantities last. Photos are representational only.

SAVE 50¢ 16th Ave. Hwy. 7

Garden Basket

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100% Pure Not From Concentrate Valencia Orange Juice

1

ET-TO-GO®

$

Gourmet Teas

$ 69

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$2.00

Oasis

Kraft

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16 Pcs California Roll

750ml

Higgins & Burke

3

• Sustainable • Never Farm Raised • Caught In North American Waters

3

2/$ 00 SAVE

SAVE $1.50

500ml

12x100g

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$ 99

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100% Fish, Wild Caught

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Filette

Premium Sparkling Water

9th Line

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Mastro

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Fed

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Sockeye Salmon Fillets or Portions

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3x80g

Balsamic Vinegar

$ 99

HER SHOP Aqua Star, Frozen

$2.60

499

McCowan Rd.

250-350g

$

Kennedy Rd.

1

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Bononi or Primo

2/$ 00 SAVE

$ 99

½ PRICE

128-300g

Ferrero Rocher

$ 99

Maple Syrup

Kamut or Buckwheat

$ 99

½ PRICE

1kg

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We will be closed on February 20th for Family Day


PICK OF THE WEEK

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Have the right when

policy

$10K up for grabs at Lake Simcoe Ice Fishing Derby

accidents happen.

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FAMILY DAY

WEEKEND BOWLING at

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THE CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL

5762 Highway #7

Voted BEST Bowling Centre for

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AUTOSHOW

FEB 17 - 26, 2017

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THE TOTAL AUTOMOTIVE EXPERIENCE

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AutoShow.ca Official Tire of the AutoShow

Car shown may not be the exact vehicle present at the AutoShow.

Metroland file photo

The Lake Simcoe Ice Fishing Derby will be back on Feb. 19 from 8 a.m. To 1 p.m. in Georgina. First place winner will take home $10,000. need a fishing license to take part. The first 200 teams to register will receive a loot bag with minnows, lottery tickets and more. Cost is $250 for a team of two fishers. All teams must sign in on the morning of the event. The derby is held

in support of the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program, which assists the families of financially-strained local youth to participate in organized sports. For more information, a full list of rules, or to register, visit www.icefishinglakesimcoe.com

I consider my residents like family; taking care of them makes me proud. IRENE, HEALTH & WELLNESS MANAGER WORKING AT CHARTWELL SINCE 2007. CHARTWELL.COM

BUY TICKETS ONLINE AT AutoShow.ca

2017 MCLAREN 570GT

Who says you shouldn’t fish in the middle of winter? You and your entire family won’t want to miss out on the second annual Lake Simcoe Championship Ice Fishing Derby coming up on Feb. 19 in Georgina. From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., participants will try to lure in the heaviest combined weight of up to 12 perch, to capture the first-place prize of $10,000. Official weigh-in of each team’s perch will take place between 1 and 2 p.m. In the odd case of a tie, the firstprize winnings will be split between both winning teams. As it will be held on Family Day weekend, Canadian residents will not

A support person necessary for the attendance of a person with disability is admitted free.

Ask about our SHORT STAY PACKAGES!

Make us part of your story.

Please report to the Disabled / Family Ticket booth

THE 2017 CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL AUTOSHOW IS SPONSORED BY

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EVENTS

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l Saturday, February 18 Unionville Family Day Weekend WHEN: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. WHERE: Main Street Historic Unionville, 157 Main Street Unionville, Markham CONTACT: Jermaine, 905-477-0117, info@unionvilleinfo.com Celebrate Family Day Weekend with old fashioned experiences while absorbing the beautiful surroundings of Unionville.

Ceramic Family Frame WHEN: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. WHERE: Markham Museum, 9350 Markham Rd., Markham CONTACT: Markham Museum, 905-3055970, museuminfo@markham.ca COST: $40 for one child and one adult Spend some quality time with your family this Family Day Weekend in our pottery studio making a picture frame.

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CONNECTED

Have a comment on this or any other community issues? Email us at newsroom@yrmg.com $35/family of 4, $5 per each additional person Guided by an art educator, families will team up to experiment with a variety of materials to create their own mixed media canvases.

Red Rose Dinner and Dance WHEN: 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. WHERE: Edward Village Markham Hotel, 50 East Valhalla Dr., Markham CONTACT: Daniela, event.markham@edwardvillage.com COST: $250 One ticket provides two spots on the guest list! Enjoy an amazing meal for two. Complimentary drinks. Free parking. Premier room for the night. l Monday, February 20 Winterfest on Family Day WHEN: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. WHERE: Markham Museum, 9350 Markham Rd., Markham CONTACT: Lindsay Bontoft, 905-305-5970, museuminfo@markham.ca COST: $4 There will be lots of activities, crafts for the kids, music, and great food. Last entry: 3:30 p.m.

Family Day Canvas Challenge WHEN: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. WHERE: Varley Art Gallery, 216 Main Street Unionville, Markham CONTACT: varley@markham.ca, www.varleygallery.ca COST:

l Wednesday, February 22 Paint Luncheon WHEN: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. WHERE: Shine Through the Rain Foundation, 107 Esna Park Dr., Unit 107, Markham CONTACT: Cari Brunton, 905-477-7743, events@shinethroughtherain.ca, shinethroughtherain.ca COST: $35 Judy Horan will lead you through creating your own masterpiece. l Thursday, February 23 Life Drawing Drop-In WHEN: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. WHERE: Varley Art Gallery, 216 Main Street Unionville, Markham CONTACT: Varley Art Gallery of Markham, 905-477-7000 COST: Single drop-ins: $20; 4 session passes: $70 Opportunity for artists to practice both nude and costume drawing practices (on alternating weeks).

5 things to do this weekend l Saturday, February 18 Family Day Fun at Kortright WHEN: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. WHERE: Kortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Dr., Vaughan CONTACT: Kortright Centre, 905-832-2289, info@kortright.org COST: Regular admission applies. Admission FREE age 15 and under Get outdoors and spend a fun-filled day with your family with selfguided tours, games and activities.

Cupcake Day Party WHEN: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. WHERE: Thornhill Community Centre, 7755 Bayview Ave., Thornhill CONTACT: Hailey Osborne, 905762-1300, hosborne@ospca.on.ca OSPCA Markham Cat Adoption and Education Centre is hosting a party to help animals in need within the community. Snowflakes and Starlight Winter Carnival WHEN: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. WHERE: Memorial Park, Memorial Park Whtichurch-Stouffville, Whitchurch-Stouffville CONTACT: Julia Jackson, 905-640-1910, julia.jackson@townofws.ca

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3 tips to prepare to sell your home According to Realtor.com, spring is the busiest and best season to sell a home. While a good home can find a buyer any time of year, homeowners might find the buyers’ pool is strongest in spring and into summer. The reasons for that are many, ranging from parents wanting to move when their children are not in school to buyers wanting to move when the weather is most accommodating. Because spring is such a popular time to sell a home, homeowners who want to put their homes on the market should use winter as an opportunity to prepare their homes for the prying eyes of prospective buyers. The following tips can help homeowners during the pre-selling preparation process. 1. Address the exterior of the home. Winter can be harsh on a home’s exterior, so as winter winds down, homeowners who want to sell their homes should make an effort to address anything that might negatively affect their homes’ curb appeal. A study of homes in Greenville, S.C., from researchers at Clemson University found that the value of homes with landscapes that were upgraded from “good” to “excellent” increased by 6 to 7 per cent. If it’s in the budget, hire professional landscapers to fix any problematic landscaping or address any issues that arose during

the winter. Homeowners with green thumbs can tackle such projects on their own, but hiring professionals is akin to staging inside the home. 2. Conquer interior clutter. Clutter has a way of accumulating over the winter, when people tend to spend more

time indoors than they do throughout the rest of the year. Homeowners who want to put their homes on the market in spring won’t have the luxury of waiting until spring to do their “spring” cleaning, so start clearing any clutter out in winter, even resolving

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approach can be applied to open houses. Buyers, like appraisers, see cluttered homes as less valuable. In addition, a home full of clutter might give buyers the impression, true or not, that the home was not well maintained. 3. Eliminate odours. A home’s inhabitants grow accustomed to odours that might be circulating throughout the house. Pet odour, for instance, might not be as strong to a home’s residents as it is to guests and prospective buyers. Because windows tend to stay closed throughout the winter, interior odours can be even stronger come late-winter than they are during the rest of the year. A thorough cleaning of the house, including vacuuming and removal of any pet hair that accumulated over the winter, can help to remove odour. In the weeks leading up to the open house, bathe pets more frequently, using a shampoo that promotes healthy skin so pet dander is not as prevalent. Open windows when the weather allows so more fresh air comes into the home. Spring is a popular and potentially lucrative time to sell a home, and homeowners who spend winter preparing their homes for the market may reap even greater rewards.

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Two houses on this almost 5 acre property-rare opportunity! The Ranch bungalow features a wood burning fireplace in the living room with a large window overlooking the yard, mudroom/laundry, large office and art/studio room. Two-story Century home has 3+1 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, living room with wood burning fireplace, front porch and deck with hot tub overlooking a beautiful view. Both houses have beautiful pine floors and tons of character! This fantastic property also has a 2400 sq ft workshop which is partially heated, to work from home or use as large garage. Multiple family or live in one and rent the other. Renovate, do additions or build your dream home! Forested area and pond on property. Close to 404 and both Towns of Stouffville and Aurora.

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Organized garages that are free of clutter can serve as valuable work spaces for handy homeowners.

Organization can help homeowners transform their homes into less cramped, more spacious oases without forcing them to finance potentially expensive expansion projects. Homeowners who park in their driveways may find that their garages have become crowded, cluttered spaces in which searching for tools can feel like scouring a haystack in search of a needle. Organizing a garage can create extra room in a home while affording homeowners the chance to protect their vehicles from the elements. Homeowners who want to turn their garages into something more than cluttered storage units can employ the following strategies to transform these largely overlooked areas into more valuable spaces.

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DISCARD OR DONATE DUPLICATE ITEMS Duplicate items are some of the main culprits behind cluttered garages. As garages gradually become more cluttered, homeowners may buy tools they already have simply because they cannot find their original tools. When organizing the garage, create separate piles for duplicate tools, placing still-useful items in a pile that can be donated to neighbours, local charities or organizations and another pile for old tools that are no longer useful.

HOST A GARAGE SALE Homeowners who want to organize their garages and make a buck at the same time can host garage sales. Make only those items that are still functional available for purchase, and let neighbours and bargain hunters do the bulk of your organization work for you.

MAP IT OUT Designate areas of the garage for certain items. Once the items that won’t be going back into the garage have been sold, donated or discarded, organize the garage by designating areas for certain items, making sure to separate items that can pose safety risks. For example, store kids’ bicycles and outdoor toys in a corner of the garage that is opposite the corner where potentially dangerous items such as power tools and gas cans will be stored. Keep the centre of the garage open for vehicles.

PERIODICALLY PARK CARS IN THE GARAGE Homeowners who are comfortable parking their vehicles in their driveways can improve their chances of maintaining organized garages over the long haul by periodically parking in the garage. Doing so not only prevents the gradual buildup of clutter that can slowly take over a garage, but also protects homeowners’ automotive investments. Maintaining an organized garage can help homeowners make more practical use of the space in their homes.

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Garages tend to be separate from the rest of the homes they’re a part of, meaning the only way to organize a garage is to first remove all items from the garage and into the driveway. Because items removed from the garage will be exposed to the elements, homeowners should choose a day that’s temperate and sunny to clean their garages. If possible, homeowners should opt to orga-

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