Stephane Tremblay’s North of the 49th Marathon report

On August 29th 2010, it was the 13th edition of the North of 49th marathon. This race takes place at the famous Birds Hill Park where several PAN AM competitions took place.

This year was the 8th consecutive year that I completed this marathon and there is a reason for that. Since the 2001 Canadian Championships were held in Winnipeg, I realized how nice, generous and genuine the Winnipeg skating community was.

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Ontario Children’s Activity Tax Credit: Helping Children be Healthy and Active

Helping Children be Healthy and Active: McGuinty Government Introducing Children’s Activity Tax Credit

Ontario is proposing a new permanent, refundable tax credit that would make it a little easier for parents to get their children involved in sports, arts and other activities.

Under the proposed tax credit, parents would be able to claim up to $500 of eligible expenses per child. They would receive a refundable tax credit worth up to $50 per child, or up to $100 for a child with a disability. The tax credit could benefit over 1.8 million children.

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