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The recent British Columbia Court decision of Cottrill v. Utopia Day Spas and Salons Ltd., 2017 BCSC 704, (which principles would equally apply in Ontario), is a harsh reminder that employers need to proceed with great caution before terminating an employee for poor performance. The employee in Cottrill was a skincare therapist. She provided facials, pedicures and various other like treatments for clients of her employer. 

Happy Canada 150! Saturday became our opportunity to celebrate being Canadian and to celebrate our great nation’s special birthday! But we also took the opportunity to celebrate and to appreciate all wonderful features about our Town.

Heading on vacation can be tough on your hair so you need a plan.

Encompassing six different time zones and having the world’s longest coastline, Canada is truly enormous, which makes way for many facts and peculiarities.

On June 27th, Fonthill Lioness President, Cheryl Werner presented a cheque for $500 to Kirk Weaver, Pelham Public Library.  This donation will be used to purchase large print books.

There are plenty of ways to be active at Summerfest and you can watch, learn and participate on Saturday & Sunday.  On Saturday, check out Kids Zumba in Peace Park and the Pelham Minor Basketball 3-on-3 Tournament on the street in front of the Municipal Offices.  Join in the Zumba Challenge at the main stage on Pelham Street at 11:30 am.  At the south end of the street festival area you will find the Active Zone booths, Tai Chi and Nordic Walking demonstrations starting at 12 pm and mini golf all day.  

Chances are, there is a characteristic of your property that everyone remembers, appreciates, and maybe even envies. It could be a spacious kitchen with an island and upgraded appliances... or a stunning backyard with a wrap-around deck and beautiful landscaping... or rustic hardwood floors that contrast with elegant, high-end ceramics.
Whatever it is about your property that people tend to like and remember, will also appeal to potential buyers. So, when listing your home for sale, we make sure to emphasize that characteristic.

Need a Break? Pelhams Supper Market Drop-Off Crafts N' Games is for you!

Drop your kids with us and enjoy the market dining without interuptions. ages 4yrs-12yrs from 4pm-6:30pm starting  Thurs. July 6th

We will do a weekly Craft with Rebecca from Reccas Crafty Corner and then play games, read stories and just have fun! $10 Per child. located right beside the Supper Market at the Pelham Professional Arts Building in the Cabar-EH Youth Theatre Location.

The Rotary Club of Fonthill recently held its annual Paul Harris Fellows celebration, at Lookout Point Country Club, as part of the festivities marking the end of another Rotary year.
Paul Allen finished his year as president by naming four Paul Harris Fellows for their contributions to the wider Pelham community.
Paul Harris was the founder of Rotary, a 112-year-old humanitarian service organization with clubs around the world. The Paul Harris Fellow is the highest honour an individual may receive from Rotary International.
This year, the club honoured:

The Pelham Medical Associates Peewee Rep team continued their undefeated record in leauge play this week with victories over Welland and Beamsville. A solid hit by rookie Jake Kalailieff, followed up by good base running contributed some much needed fire power.  A stunning unassisted double play by Lucas Grant ended the close Welland game to the gasps of the crowd. Excitement mounted as the team started play in the Saugeen Shores weekend tournament. Ethan Wells was awarded MVP of the opener with a shut out, complete game against Corunna. Although a nail biter, Pelham was victorious against the home town team with Nate Girling taken the mound. To complete pool play, Pelham tied Woodstock with Will Baltrusiunas leading the offensive charge. With attention turned to the semi-finals, Pelham faced off against Collingwood and took the win 9-5. Excellent catching with an "out at the plate" and clinch hitting by Wyatt Gibson and a strong outing from battery mate Ryan Culig. With victory one win away, Pelham faced off against tournament rivals, Woodstock for a second time. Determined to prevail this time, MVP Jake Passmore made two difficult plays from short stop and shored up the offense with reliable hard hits and RBIs. Centre fielder, Cole Townson, not only made his usual beautiful catches but added to the excitement with a strike throw to the pitcher to catch the runner off second base for an inning ending surprise out. Two clutch hits by Jake Laewetz drove in more runs and smart at bats by Tyler Hunter and Owen Nicholls secured the 8-5 win and the tournament gold!

NEW Pelham Transit Summer Schedule starts Monday, June 26. Changes to the schedule include hours of operation between 7:23am-7:07pm, new stops at Centennial Park and Marlene Stewart Streit Park (Public Pool and Skatepark) throughout the day and new Thursday Night Dial-a-Ride between 7:00-9:30PM. Take transit to Peace Park to enjoy the THURSDAY NIGHT EXPERIENCE!

If you pay your property taxes by installments, you will know that your third installment of your 2017 property tax bill comes due on Friday. With this deadline, why not “take stock” of Pelham’s property taxes and compare with other Cities and Towns? You will recall that the amount of property tax you pay to the Town of Pelham, to the Region, and to the Province (for Education) is not solely based on the Market Value Assessment of your property by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC); one must multiply your assessment by each of these three tax rates and add them up for your total bill.

The Rotary Club of Fonthill recently held its annual Paul Harris Fellows celebration, at Lookout Point Country Club, as part of the festivities marking the end of another Rotary year.
Paul Allen finished his year as president by naming four Paul Harris Fellows for their contributions to the wider Pelham community. 

Decorate your house for Canada Day and you could WIN!

Submit a photo of your Canada Day-Themed home by tagging the Official Town of Pelham social media account on (@TownofPelham) Twitter or (@TownofPelhamOntario) Facebook OR email your submission to rahle@pelham.ca 

Houses along the Parade Route will also be judged on July 1st at 3:00PM

Contest winners will be notified the week of July 4th!

Lost : Ladies 14 k gold engagement ring . Large reward 

If you contribute regularly to your Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) and other retirement accounts, you might think you’ll be in pretty good shape when you retire. Yet none of us can predict the future. And if you were faced with a critical illness, the financial burden could threaten your retirement savings — so it pays to protect yourself and your family. 

One of the first things you notice about a person are the eyes. Part of noticing the eyes are the eyebrows. Eyebrows frame the eyes and are distinct to every personality and style. They need as much care as your skin and hair to make them look their best. Brows express our thoughts and accent our speech. 

We are seeing some exciting and important legal developments in the Ontario courts this year. Only recently, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice rendered a ground-breaking ruling that found harassment, including workplace harassment...

When you find the home of your dreams, do you need a financing condition? Yes you do!

That little phrase is an important protection for buyers.

If you're considering an offer with no conditions, I can help mitigate some of the risk. Get in touch well before you plan to purchase so I can help make sure your homebuying journey has a happy ending!

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