Christine Langlois


Recent Articles and Blog Posts

What is MPAC and how does it work?

MPAC, established by the provincial government in 1998, is a non-profit corporation charged with putting a value on each of more than four million properties in the province, based on a current value assessment (CVA). Each...

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Easy window trim installation

I admit it: I’m no carpenter—but with the help of my friend Rosanne Berry (an accomplished woodworker) and a simplified, DIY-friendly design, I recently added pine trim to the windows of my not-quite-completed cottage near...

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Fighting your property assessment

Jeff Peppin loved his modest cottage on Kawagama Lake in Haliburton. He bought it in 1997 when he was only 25, and over 10 years spiffed it up with paint, a new deck, and small repairs. By the time his two small kids were old...

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