The Great American Eclipse

On August 21st Torontonians will be able to feast their shaded eyes with a rare partial eclipse. Last seen in 1979, this extraordinary sighting coined “The Great American Eclipse” will allow spectators to experience a substantial partial eclipse, with the moon covering almost 70 percent of the sun.

Toronto will host a bevy of indoor and outdoor viewing parties throughout the city in honour of this event. Mark your calendars, grab your glasses, and join in the “The Great American Eclipse!”

Date: Monday, August 21st

Time: 1:10pm to 3:50pm

Solar Eclipse Viewing at the CNE

Join the University of Toronto at the CNE to view the partial solar eclipse.

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Princess Margaret Fountain, Exhibition Grounds.

Solar Eclipse at the Ontario Science Centre

Watch the solar eclipse at the Ontario Science Centre where The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will give viewers a chance to watch the eclipse through specially filtered glasses and telescopes.

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
TELUSCAPE, outside the main entrance of the Ontario Science Centre.

York University’s Solar Fair

Join in the celestial magic at York University’s Solar fair where the York University Observatory team will have individual solar glasses and solar telescopes to view the solar eclipse, as well as interactive science demonstration.

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
York University, Lions Stadium.

Original Post published on (“Where to watch the Solar eclipse.”) August 14, 2017.






Maintenance Monday with KG Group

It’s #MaintenanceMonday with KG Better Living and we are here to show our residents how to use the dishwasher inside your suite.  Please watch this video to learn about your dishwasher.

Many of our residents want to know how to properly and correctly use the brand new, #energyefficient appliances in their apartments. Our “How To” video series covers many interesting and helpful topics.  They are all posted online on our YouTube Channel at You can also visit our website at and click on the YouTube icon on the right side of the page.

Please only use the special high efficiency detergents with the special “he” symbol seen below to ensure maximum performance of your appliances.

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All of the appliance manuals are available for download on our resident portal, Building Link.  You can login using the app on your smartphone or tablet.  You can also visit and login.  Then go to the Library section to access Roehampton building documents.

Please feel free to contact us at any time if you have any questions or require any assistance with your appliances.  You can reach us at or call our Front Desk at 416-487-3050.


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Binge Watch Free Netflix with KG Group

Get your friends together for a fun night watching your favourite show on our free Netflix available for our residents in the Theatre at 305 Roehampton Avenue. Whether it’s #The Crown or #The Walking Dead you can enjoy catching up on any Netflix series!

Residents can reserve the Theatre very quickly and easily from your smart phone or mobile device using our online resident portal, Building Link.  Please follow these steps below:

  1. Visit or use the app on your phone or tablet and login.  If you do not have your login information please see the Front Desk for assistance.
  2. Click on “Amenity Reservations” and select the time that you would like to reserve the Theatre.
  3. Availability will be shown.  Please select the date and time you would like to reserve. Once the reservation request is made then it is confirmed and no one else can double book that time.
  4. You will receive an email confirmation.
  5. Please visit the Front Desk to submit your refundable security deposit and complete the Theatre Room Agreement.  This form is also available to download from the Library section of Building Link.

We hope you enjoy your #NetflixNight soon and experience the benefits of KG Better Living.  Book your reservation now!

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Furry friends are welcome in our community! As you walk your dog, please keep them on a leash and always clean up after them with a scooper. We hope your pet enjoys living here as much as you do!

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Updating Intercom Information

Please ensure that your phone number and name on the Intercom System are up to date. You can email Cheryl at anytime with your information.

As a secure building, we are not allowed to open the door for anyone we do not know, so please remember to inform your guests that they must use the Intercom System to contact you for entry into the building. Press “9 9” on your keypad and the front entrance door will open.

“How To” Videos on our YouTube Channel

Ever wonder hot to program your thermostat or how to use the Pulley Station at the gym? Check out all the “How To” videos on our very own KG YouTube Channel!! Go to for maintenance tips, fitness instruction videos and much more.

Like Us on Facebook!

Harrison has a lot of fun on our Facebook page! Like us today and join in! It’s a great place to stay connected and get news updates, ask questions, and meet your neighbours. You can find us at

Respect Never Goes Out of Style

Here at KG Group, we believe respect never goes out of style, and that it takes respect and courtesy from everyone to maintain a positive and happy community. Whether it be holding a door open, not allowing your children to lick mirrors in the elevators or ride bikes in the hallways and lobby, or keeping your dog from jumping on another resident, consideration can go a long way.

Please always remember to conduct yourself, your children, and your pets, in a respectful and considerate manner while in the common areas of the building.

Fun Facts About Canada

Many people know that Canada is the second largest country in the world, after Russia.  But a lesser known fact is that Canada has the longest coastline in the world, totaling 202,080 kilometres.  CHeck out these other fun facts about Canada:

Sudbury, Ontario is home to an underground laboratory designated for the study of neutrino and dark matter physics.

Between Banff National Park and Yoho National Park, bears, deer, and other animals can safely migrate over and under busy highways using more than thirty wildlife bridges.

Narcisse Snake Dens near Winnipeg is Canada’s garter snake mecca.  From the middle of April to early May, snakes slither to this area where visitors can view them from a platform.

Maple syrup is one of Canada’s most celebrated contributions to the culinary arts.

More than half of Canada’s adults have attended college, making Canada one of the most educated countries in the world.

The term “Beatlemania” was coined in the 1960’s by Canadian journalist, Sandy Gardiner.

Just a few more reasons to love our home and native land!

June Warehouse Sales

Get all of your Summer needs for less this June at these warehouse sales!