Annual Christmas Fair - Dec. 8th

December 8th!

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Donations Needed!

Our annual Christmas Fair will be held on Saturday, December 8th. from 1:00 to 3:30p.m.

Sponsored and organized by our Family Council, this event gives holiday shoppers a chance to purchase handmade crafts and delicious holiday baked goods.

Raffle tickets for the Family Council's annual Christmas raffle draw will also be available at the sale. Donations of gift cards, wine/spirits or cash to purchase items for the raffle gift baskets would be greatly appreciated and will be accepted up to November 23rd.

We also welcome and appreciate donations of handcrafted items and/or baked goods for our sale. Donations will be accepted up to Friday, December 7th. and may be brought to our Recreation Department. For more information about this sale and/or raffle, please contact Paloma Leon in our Recreation Department (Ext 124).

We look forward to seeeing you at the sale!

Proceeds from the Christmas Fair will support our Family Council's programs, initiatives and event.

Thank you for your Support!

Night at the Theatre Fundraiser October 3:

Over $15,700 Raised! Thank You for Your Support!

We would like to thank everyone who came out to support us at our "Night at the Theatre" fundraiser on October 3rd.

The evening was a great success raising over $15,700 for our Physiotherapy program. A very special thank you to the many companies and individuals who donated to this fundraising event. We are grateful for your support! A list of the donors to this event is on our DONATE webpage.

November Highlight Events

"Lest We Forget". Our Remembrance Day Service will be held following morning Mass on Sunday November 11th

The Rio Samaya Band will be here on Wednesday November 21st for a rythmic Latin music performance. In the Main Lounge at 2:00 p.m.

We celebrate our November Birthdays on Thursday November 29th. Family and friends are welcome to join us in the Dining Room at 2:45 p.m. for cake, music and fun!

Volunteers Needed to Help Put Up Christmas Lights November 17th

We need volunteers to help us install the many strings of lights for our annual Christmas lights display. Our scheduled "decorating day" is Saturday November 17th from 9am to 3pm.

Volunteers should be prepared for rain or shine! Lunch will be provided.

If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up at our Front Office or call us during regular office hours (Ext 100).


Light Up for Christ

Light Up for Christ: December 4th

Our annual Light Up for Christ celebration will be held on Tuesday, December 4th at 7:00 p.m.

On this evening of Scripture, prayer, and hymns we light the candles of our Advent Wreath and illuminate our courtyard. A reception will follow the service.

If you plan to attend this event, please RSVP by Tuesday, November 27th. Tel: 604.321.4405

Save the Date: Family Night

Our annual Family Night will take place on Thursday December 13th. at 7:00 p.m.

Join us for an evening of festive fun featuring the music of the "Blue Velvet Duo". Refreshments and 50/50 draw will be held after the musical performance.

Note: Our 4th Floor Christmas Party will be held on Thursday December 20th at 2:30 p.m.


Prepare Yourself for Flu Season

Flu Season Precautions

It is now flu season. Residents and staff have received their vaccines. Family and friends who have not yet received their annual flu vaccination are strongly encouraged to do so.

Like last year, we will be asking visitors to to adhere to our flu protection policy. For the duration of flu season, visitors who have NOT received their flu vaccination will be asked to wear a mask while they are in the building. Masks are available at the Front Reception or from the 2nd Floor Nurse.

Please remember to wash your hands or use hand sanitizer when entering the building, and again when leaving and if you have any cold or flu symptoms, please do not visit until you are free from symptoms for 48 hours.


Donate Now

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November Calendar

For more information about all programs and events in November please click on the calendar below.

November 2018

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Family Council News

The next Family Council meeting is scheduled for November 26th at 4:00 p.m.

Monthly meetings are usually held on the last Monday of the month at 4:00 p.m. If you would like more information about our Family Council please contact Paloma Leon in our Recreation Department (Ext 124) or visit our FAMILY COUNCIL webpage.

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Thank you.
Marisa Ku
Director of Spiritual Care

Teatime Talk November 15th

Please join us for a "TeaTime Talk" on Thursday November 15th. Please see poster for more details. RSVP by Oct 31/18.

Tea Time Talk

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