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ReStyle Beauty Boutique

Restyle Beauty BoutiqueReStyle Beauty Boutique has a fresh new look and feel! Located in the heart of Downtown Brampton, at 59 Main Street North, ReStyle Beauty Boutique has and always will be a family run boutique that offers contemporary consignment fashion, locally-made gifts and beauty services.

As the owner of Rapini’s Restaurant for 15 years, Evie O’Malley has always had a passion for community and bringing people together – whether that be over food or fashion! As a mother-daughter team, Evie and Emma O’Malley wanted to introduce something unique to the downtown core, so they opened a consignment boutique – something that Brampton had never seen before! Consigning allowed customers to recycle their goods and receive 40% of the selling price. ReStyle accepts only the best quality consignment items making it worthwhile for the consigner and a shopping destination for the community!

In October of 2018, Evie’s daughter and Emma’s sister, Jennifer O’Rourke, joined the team. Jennifer brought onboard beauty expertise and introduced make-up services, microblading, and innovative skin care as a way to diversify ReStyle’s business and welcome in new and old customers.

Evie has always dedicated her time and resources to raising money for local charities that support women. On April 28th, ReStyle Beauty Boutique will host their 18th Annual Fashion for the Cure Event, to raise awareness and funds for Wellspring Chingacousy Cancer Centre. This amazing event at J.Red & Co. will include a fashion show, food and drink, and some amazing prizes. This event primarily raises funds for an important cause, but is also one that celebrates the power of women and the importance of friendship. Evie, Emma and Jennifer share a passion for making women feel beautiful inside out. ReStyle is a place where all people can come together and feel at home and part of the family.

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Mental Health

Mental Health

Did you know that Downtown Brampton is home to a variety of counselling facilities? Counselling services, such as Eastwood Psychologists (44 Main St. S.), Healing through Play (60 Queen St. E.), and Inspiring Solutions Psychotherapy (10 George St. N.) are available in the downtown, allowing individuals in the community that want to make positive changes in their lives to have the resources and aid to do so.

RegenerationRegeneration Outreach Community has been serving the homeless, those at risk of homelessness, and those living in extreme poverty in Brampton since 2011. Regeneration nurtures both the physical and spiritual needs of their guests through a variety of programs. These programs include breakfast seven days a week and hot lunches every Monday and Wednesday, health care, clothing, laundry and shower services, as well as Life Skills classes, board games, and daily prayer meetings. For more information on how to get involved or volunteer, please visit: https://regenbrampton.com/

The John Howard Society of Peel-Halton-Dufferin has been serving the Downtown Brampton community since 1979, offering a variety of services that prevent crime through research, community education, and the promotion of systemic change and restorative services to individuals. Services available in the Downtown Brampton facility include employment counselling and job searching, group programs designed to reduce the risk of relationship violence, housing help, and free access to the internet and computers. For more information, please visit: http://johnhoward.on.ca/

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Investing

Investing

Whether you’re looking to pay off student loans, save to purchase your dream home, or are simply looking to become better at managing your finances, Downtown Brampton is home to a variety of financial institutions that can help make your goals become a reality this year.

One effective method to save some money is to open up or contribute funds to a Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA). A TFSA is a way for people to put away money into a savings account, which remains tax-free throughout their lifetime, allowing individuals to grow their wealth over a long period of time.

Another investment option is a Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs). This is similar to a TSFA, as it helps you boost your savings tax-free, however RRSP contributions are capped at 18 per cent of the earned income reported on your tax return from the previous year. RRSP contributions also generate a deduction when you file your income tax return, while TFSA are not tax-deductible.

When deciding what the best course of action is for you when it comes to investing your money, your best bet is to book a consultation with one of the many financial experts located in the downtown core. Choose from a variety of financial institutions, such as TD Canada Trust, BMO Bank of Montreal, CIBC, RBC Royal Bank, Scotia Bank, IG Wealth Management, and Trust, or the Business Development Bank of Canada and educate yourself on how to better manage your finances.