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GINT0201 A Landlord's Rights and Obligations in Ontario

Description: This workshop will cover the do's and don’ts of purchasing, renting and managing residential rental property in Ontario. Many landlords have little knowledge of current Ontario housing laws, leaving them highly vulnerable to tenants who take advantage of the law's bias in their favor. This workshop will guide you through your rights and obligations as a landlord under the Ontario Landlord Tenant Act. Knowledge is the key to a successful income property!
Hours: 6
Credits: 0
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GINT0075 Bed And Breakfast Boot Camp

Description: Have you ever thought of opening a Bed and Breakfast? It can be very rewarding, but you should not go into it without some essential knowledge about the business of B&Bs. Who better to share stories and lessons learned, than the owners of Hillcrest House, Stefan and Wendy Schuster. Over 20 years of experience in hospitality and service, we will ensure a lively and relevant learning experience. The course covers everything from getting started, rules and regulations to hosting, design, marketing plus... includes a comprehensive manual and 1 year free subscription to BBCanada.com.
Hours: 10
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GINT0702 Building Wealth Through Real Estate Level 1

Description: Across the country, ordinary Canadians are building wealth and freedom by real estate investing. The return from owning investment property can pay for a child’s education; fund retirement; and provide passive income for leisure activities and hobbies. Learn how to research and finance properties that will attract good tenants who will pay the mortgage for you, while you enjoy the cash flow and appreciation your properties provide. In this course you’ll learn how to get started, the top common costly mistakes newbie investors make and how to avoid them, and why real estate is safer than, and outperforming, stocks and bonds over the long term. This course is taught by Tahani Aburaneh, one of Canada’s leading experts in real estate investing and bestselling author of Real Estate Riches.
Hours: 3
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GINT0704 Building Wealth Through Real Estate Level 2

Description: If you currently own one or several rental properties, this advanced course is for you. Taught by Tahani Aburaneh, one of Canada’s leading experts in real estate investing and bestselling author of Real Estate Riches you’ll learn advanced creative strategies that allow you to grow your investment portfolio faster. You’ll also discover the top mistakes even the most experienced investors are making and why these mistakes are limiting their borrowing/growth potential. Behind every successful investor is a successful team, and you will learn how to build an experienced and powerful team of experts, including a mortgage broker, Realtor, lawyer, home inspector, and renovator. Succeeding in real estate means finding quality tenants, and you will learn how to attract the tenants best suited to your strategy. Finally, you must invest in optimum conditions, so you will be given insights into the real estate cycle within your market and how to leverage the right timing to grow your wealth faster with less risk. Bring your questions and personal experience to this informative one-day session with Tahani ? Winner of the Premier’s Award for Business 2013.
Hours: 3
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GINT0217 Celestial Navigation

Description: This course provides an overview of the historical background of celestial navigation and why it is still relevant in today's world of electronic GPS and navigational aids. You will learn how to use the sun, moon, stars, planets and a marine sextant to determine your position by latitude and longitude anywhere on the globe without the need for batteries or electronic gadgets. You will gain familiarity with the night sky and how to recognize the principal celestial bodies used for navigation for centuries. Real life examples are provided by the instructor who has used celestial navigation on two transatlantic ocean crossings in a small sailboat.
Hours: 16
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COMM1752 Genealogy Basics

Description: Tracing your family's history is a fascinating journey. Who will you discover? Genealogy Basics will help you understand the genealogy research process and the way we interpret the information we find. This course guides you through the search process for family names using several subscription-based Web sites, which you can access while you're enrolled in the class. Along the way, you'll learn through hands-on examples that help you dig deeper into your family's past. You'll develop a strategy to accomplish your objectives, evaluate the results, and share that information with others. You'll discover, in simple terms, where to look, who to contact, and how to make your family history come alive. Was it truth or goof? Where's the proof? Find out why close counts not only in horseshoes, but also in hunting your heritage. www.ed2go.com/conestoga
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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COMM1941 Get Funny

Description: Humor enhances everything you do, no matter whether you're looking to deliver better presentations, increase your marketability as a writer, deliver more hits to a Web site, or simply become friendlier and more outgoing. Whether you're naturally funny or want to be, this hilarious course will help you sharpen your wit. NOTE: This course cannot be used as a credit towards Conestoga programs.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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OLRN1915 The World of Astronomy

Description: Astronomy is the study of all that which is beyond the Earth. This course examines the visible features of the sky?Moon, Sun, planets, stars, constellations, meteors and galaxies. Students will learn how to ?navigate across the night sky’ by moving from constellation to constellation in a logical and progressive manner. In addition, students will examine the content of key constellations in detail and develop skills in analyzing and explaining unique astronomical phenomena.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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SOC1001 Understanding Adolescents

Description: To know your kids is to love them. In this course, an experienced social worker will help you gain a deep understanding and appreciation of your adolescent's development and behavior. You'll uncover the secrets of the adolescent mind and gain valuable information on how they think, how they feel, how their identities develop, and what steps you can take to ensure that you are well prepared to meet the needs of the teens in your life. NOTE: This course cannot be used as a credit towards Conestoga programs.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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