“You can call me Mr. Ed.” – A Tribute

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"You can call me Mr. Ed."                          Maintenance legend in Surrey                                                                          Mr. Ed was pioneer in BC Mainstreet Operations. I remem...

Mainstreet Equity Corp. – Apartment Resident Manager POV

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Starting Point It was July 2013 when I joined Mainstreet Equity Corp. Being a cleaner, gave me the opportunity to be independent; and by providing hardwork it allowed me to support my daughter. I was very excited to have my first full time job in Canada. Time passed quickly. After a coup...

Top 5 Restaurants in Surrey, BC

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Tasty Indian Bistro If you need your fix of delicious, savory Indian food without the unfair steep price tag, then Tasty Indian Bistro has got what you need! Where traditional dishes from all regions of India are served, you will find distinctive, delicious and fresh food that will have you coming ...

Mainstreet Team Member Profile: Katrina Lota

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Position at MEQ: Regional Manager - Surrey Grew up in: Negros Island, Philippines Education/certifications: Kwantlen Polytechnic University – Business Administration Causes I support: The SARA Society (Saving Animals thru Rescue and Adoption) Favourite foods: Chocolate! Hobbies...

Mainstreet Team Member Profile: Mehran Saadat

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Position at MEQ: Regional Manager - Saskatoon Grew up in: Dubai, UAE & Halifax, NS Education: Master of Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS Causes I support: Canadian Diabetes Association, UNICEF Canada, Let’s Fight Racism, Solar Nova Scotia Favorite food: Chelow Kabab,...

Personal Development as a Millennial

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Being a millennial, it is easy to get surrounded and drowned in the ideal that ‘I am able to achieve anything if I put my mind to it’. For the generation of millennials, understanding that you do not get a trophy for not trying, or encouragement for each failure, can be tough. The idea of ‘...

My journey with Mainstreet Equity Corp.

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Time simply flies when you’re working with MEQ. I’ve just completed one year as a Leasing Agent and it has truly been an enriching experience. Not least of which is that I’ve had the opportunity to learn about the rental market here in Canada. When I joined the team I thought I was going to be...

Saskatoon: my new home

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Moving from one city to another can be traumatic. New environment, new people and new weather! It seems Canada is cold most of the time. I remember arriving in Halifax in the winter of 2003. I saw snow for the first time in my life the morning after. I was amazed and excited with the snow fall. My f...

Mainstreet Team Member Profile: Andrew Ellerton

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Position at MEQ: Regional Manager Grew up in: Sudbury, Ontario Education: Bachelor of Arts – University of Michigan Causes I support: Right to Play, Canadian Cancer Society Favourite food: Tacos, Gazpacho, things with olive oil & basil Hobbies: Skiing, reading, exploring ...

How to manage in difficult times

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It has been almost 18 months since the collapse of the oil and commodity prices. The economy in Alberta has been badly affected. A lot of people have been laid off and there is no sign of a recovery happening soon. How can you manage your way through this difficult time, particularly if you have ...