5 tips to work smarter, not just harder, at Mainstreet

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While working at a fast-paced work environment - like Mainstreet’s - can feel overwhelming at first, with some time management tips, it can transit into an exhilarating and exciting workplace. Understand why it's a fast-paced environment. Several factors could result in a fast-paced environ...

Coach Sheena (+ 9) reviews some of life’s lessons

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I have been blessed with a son that wants to try everything; he is a sports enthusiast and so Spring 2015 comes along and he wants to play ball…and soccer…taekwondo; it seems a bit much but we will figure it out. Just when I think that we cannot get busier we need to volunteer for the Minor Spor...

Metro LRT line to finally open in Edmonton

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Metro LRT line to finally open in Edmonton; connecting MEQ properties, NAIT, MacEwan, Connor McDavid, and Ice District to existing north-south line It’s official. The City of Edmonton’s Transportation Services Department finally announced that the long awaited Metro LRT line to NAIT will open...

16 tips for furnishing small apartments: not so difficult after all

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When it comes to furnishing small spaces, less is more. Concentrate on functionality. Before you move into a new apartment, take some time to map out how you want your new apartment to be laid out as well as the look and feel. Don’t just haul up your grandma’s couch four flights of stairs on...

Review of CMHC Financing

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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is a crown corporation of the Government of Canada. A review of CMHC shows its mandate is to help Canadians meet their housing needs. This includes providing support for Canadians, objective research, and advice to Canadian industry stakeholders. Rev...

Your target is mobile, are you?

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It’s 2015, and your business needs to be mobile. Smartphones have seemingly taken over us humans, and thanks to Silicon Valley types that never sleep, the content beamed into these devices is becoming ever more sophisticated, targeted and abundant – you can’t afford to miss out on the mobiliza...

Review and Guide to a Sikh / Punjabi Wedding

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Punjabi/ Sikh weddings in general draw lot of curiosity amongst the people due to a simple reason that they are fun filled and last for the whole week. My friends get super excited even with the thought of attending a Punjabi wedding. I am often asked this question about the ritual and ceremonies th...

From Constable to Mainstreet’s Capital Expenditures Manager

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My dream I grew up in a small Asian country sandwiched between two giant countries. Despite political instability, poor socio-economic condition I was nominated to University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee) for engineering, which was my dream. Since childhood I used to show my behavior to become an e...

Mainstreet’s promote from within culture

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My day starts with “ It’s a great day at Mainstreet”. I started with Mainstreet in 2013. A fresh graduate student out of school looking for a job. Mainstreet gave me a chance. I started as a Resident Manager and I am now a Regional Manager Trainee and I know something better is coming next.  ...

Pet-friendly Mainstreet Apartments: Tips to help you and your dog

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You live in a Mainstreet apartment and want a have a dog? Worried about the space, neighbours, barking, and commitment? Follow these tips to keep you and your dog happy. Find out any pet restrictions for your building In most Mainstreet apartments, we allow (2) dogs up to 20 pounds each, howev...