FREE Lunch ‘n’ Learn with Davis Martindale Accounting

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Enjoy free lunch and engage with Davis Martindale on a wide range of topics including:

  • Cross border issues
    • Personal tax issues
    • Corporate tax issues
    • Inbound and outbound tax
    • Reporting and compliance requirements – each country
  • Use of Trusts – income splitting and asset protection
  • Corporate ownership advantages
  • Estate planning
  • Valuations
    • What is your business worth
    • Value drivers
    • Getting it ready for a sale

When: Thursday, August 13th, 2015  12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Where: 20 Bay St. WaterPark Place, The Rostie Group, 11th Floor, Pacific Room

Reply to to confirm your attendance!

About Davis Martindale

Founded in 1967, we are excited to be approaching our 50th Anniversary – we truly are the little accounting firm that grew and grew. Our growth can be attributed to the specialization we offer in our services and the strength of our tax group, and our professional and advisory services groups.

On-site Chair Massages at The Rostie Group!

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Time to Relax and Re-Energize!

Convenient On-site Chair Massages at The Rostie Group


When: Monday August 10, 2015

Where: Caspian Room

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm


What to Expect:

Caspian Room will be transformed into a calm, oasis atmosphere; with aroma therapy and zen music. A Registered Massage Therapist will be performing the massages over clothing. There will also be complimentary healthy snacks and beverages, to take on the way out.

Our Receptionist will be set up in front of the massage room to take payment via cash or credit cards after your massage, and an RMT receipt will be issued to submit for reimbursement.

How To Book Your Appointment Online:

1) Go to and Click on “Book Appointment” at the top right corner.

2) Click on your Location: “The Rostie Group”

3) Click on your massage duration “15, 20, 25 or 30 minute chair massage session”

4) Click on the Available Day (Monday August 10th)

5) Choose from the Available Times (ex. 11:00 am)

6) Fill in the Required Fields (First, last name, email and phone number and Hit “Schedule Appointment”

Our Receptionist will also take last minute drop in appointments, day of.

For any questions please email us at


Team Space Available Immediately

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At the Rostie Group we pride ourselves in being able to provide quality and affordable office and team space for rent.

Features include:

  • Fully furnished and perfect for 3 to 6 persons
  • Spectacular city views
  • Situated in the thriving downtown South Core, steps away from Union station and just a stone throws away from the lake
  • SkyWalk access from Union Station – Have a warm commute in the winter months!
  • Flexible and customizable office configuration to meet your company’s unique needs
  • Committed specialist support available from any of our teams (catering, in house IT support etc.)
  • Rostie Group meeting rooms, voice over IP, videoconferencing, full service kitchen and business lounge all available (preferred rates may apply).

Feel free to contact us for further information and to schedule a tour. 416-214-1840 or We look forward to offering you a unique office solution that meets your company’s needs.

The PanAm Games are Around the Corner

The Rostie Group is proud to support the Pan Am and Parapan American games in Toronto this summer. Suitable for any type of meeting or event, PanAm participants and affiliates receive meeting room discounts and 5 hours of Coworking free!

This is an exciting time for Toronto, and all the attending athletes and visitors. We are happy to have our work community in such a vibrant and upbeat city. We rocked our PanAm gear all around our work community and will continue to do so all summer long – check out the photos below!

The Pan Am Games will be on from July 10-26 and the Parapan Am Games August 7-15. Events will be taking place all over the Greater Toronto Area. To get your own T-shirt and other merchandise visit

Queens Quay Re-Opening & Redpath Waterfront Festival

A big THANK YOU to Waterfront Toronto, the City of Toronto, Redpath Waterfront Festival, Waterfront BIA and all those who have been a part of the Waterfront revitalization project. After three years of construction, Toronto’s revitalized waterfront boulevard is open! We are overjoyed to have our work community looking so beautiful. The Waterfront Toronto Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting at Simcoe WaveDeck was a great start to a weekend full of activities. From Stunt Dogs and dance troupes to the Wine & Spirit Festival and Sweetness Pride Beach Party, there was something for everyone. It was great to see local community members, workplace staff and businesses coming together to celebrate the stunning Toronto Waterfront. Check out some of our favourite moments in the photos below!
Toronto’s Waterfront will be an attractive spot this summer. Come and see Queens Quay bike path and red brick walking path, now smoothly integrated with the TTC streetcar system providing a dazzling new view with breathtaking skylines. After years of hard work, the outcome is beyond what we expected and we couldn’t be happier to be a part of such a wonderful work community!
Check out for more details on the revitalization project.

Abigail & Cynthia Ribbon Cutting

Blue Ribbon



Michael, Cynthia, Lisa, Andre & Abigail


Lunch ‘n’ Learn Retrospect

The Rostie Group wants to thank Elaine Newman, Founder and CEO of Global Learning, for providing an insightful and engaging presentation on ‘Unconscious Bias’ on Wednesday. Elaine masterfully highlighted the most popular types of unconscious bias in the workplace and got all attendees to share in some interesting mind-boggling activities. Concurrently Elaine introduced us to the concept #WIIFM (What’s In It For Me?). We should always remember to ask ourselves WIIFM before committing to a project or goal? Rhonda Singer, VP of Global Talent at Global Learning
was also present to contribute some of her wisdom on the topic.
Over lunch we learned that unconscious bias is present in the minds of everyone in society, and it has a large effect in all workplace environments, from entry level hiring processes to who is promoted to CEO. One can become aware of their own and others unconscious biases and work to encourage behavioural and cultural change.
Elaine provided valuable resources including the implicit-association test (IAT) found at
The test is a measure within social psychology designed to detect the strength of a person’s automatic association between mental representations of objects (concepts) in memory. Check it out for yourself and you may be surprised by your results! There are also some great books to read on the topic, such as
The Blindspot by Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald
and Blink by Malcolm Gladwell.
Most importantly you should visit to learn more about unconscious bias and Global Learning’s programs. Thank you again to Elaine and Rhonda and we look forward to planning another Lunch ‘n’ Learn with you soon!
#WIIFM #unconsciousbias #LunchnLearn @eGlobalLearning @rostiegroup





The Rostie Group Work Community – Giving Back This Past Weekend!

There were a multitude of amazing events happening around Toronto this past weekend including 2 Conquer Cancer fundraisers, Little Portugal Festival, Bestival on Toronto Island, and the HOPE volleyball tournament. Of course staff and tenants of the Rostie Group were very involved! Take a look at some of the most memorable moments:
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Rostie Group’s Hannah Tough at Relay for Life @ Fort York Saturday June 13th. The relay lasted 6 hours from 6pm-midnight on an outdoor track lit with tea lights in honour of those affected by Cancer.
To donate please go to for the Relay for Life Canadian Cancer Foundation.



Josh Howard from Forest Hill Real Estate Inc. participated in the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer bike journey pedalling over 200km! To donate please go to


The 27th Annual HOPE Volleyball tournament to raise money for local charities was a great success! Rostie tenants PMC and Stafflink Solutions had employees participate as well as our own Abigail Bristow and Charles Anderson from the Rostie Group. The team name was “Sets on the Beach” and the weather was wonderful on Toronto’s Electric Island!

We are looking forward to this week’s lineup of events including the TD Toronto Jazz Festival at locations across the city, and the beginning of Luminato, Toronto’s international multi-arts festival. In the South core of Toronto the Redpath Waterfront Festival – Party on the Promenade #POP15 begins on Friday June 19th right outside our door at Queens Quay. The Rostie Group will be in attendance, so come check out the scene and say Hi to us! The weekend will be packed with events for POP across the waterfront of Toronto featuring the Wine & Spirit Festival at Sugar Beach, Dock Dogs dog jumping and diving, and the Sweetness Pride Beach Party on Sunday, June 21st celebrating the beginning of Pride Week here in Toronto.
Come on down and enjoy all that beautiful Toronto has to offer this week.

Addressing Unconscious Bias Lunch ‘n’ Learn Presented by Elaine Newman, Founder and CEO, Global Learning

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Everyone has bias; it is part of who we are. Bias is best described as a mental shortcut: we often use readily available thoughts and personal views to help us make decisions and establish opinions. The problem with biased thinking is that it frequently leads to an inaccurate understanding of a person or a situation. This inaccuracy can mean we see a person or a situation in a more positive way or a more negative way which impacts our choices around innovation, hiring, engagement, management, promotion and our overall interactions within our teams and organization as a whole.  Come to this hour long introductory session on the fundamentals of unconscious bias and how it impacts our actions and reactions in our workplace and marketplace.


Bring your own lunch and listen to Elaine Newman, Founder and CEO of Global Learning Addressing Unconscious Bias!


About Global Learning

Global Learning is a leading strategic consulting and learning organization whose mission over the past 19 years is to provide their clients with innovative, relevant and transformational solutions in the areas of diversity and inclusion, unconscious bias, cultural intelligence and organizational development. Their focus is to enable behavioural change that facilitates the growth of individuals and business in a diverse and competitive workplace and marketplace.


Date: Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Time: 11:45am – 1:00pm

Location: 20 Bay st, Waterpark Place, 11th floor, Toronto, ON                  Pacific Boardroom

Please RSVP by emailing

When it comes to your Office Space needs we get the #Why

WHY-300x225At the Rostie Group we get that there’s a “why” behind every business and as a result we take pride in continuously creating innovative ways to provide added value with our own initiatives designed to bring our customers closer to their purpose and vision, or what we like to call the “why”.

We take painstaking care in providing relevant educational “Lunch and Learn” seminars, community building events like Social Friday, cross promotional opportunities, our own brand of personalized service and much more! Altogether these efforts create a definitive and unique “Rostie” experience that goes beyond traditional expectations.

If you are interested in learning more about the unique services, office space and business solutions the Rostie Group offers and how we can bring you closer to your “why”, don’t hesitate: Contact us at or(416) 214-1840 to book a tour or even pay us a surprise visit.

We would love to have you!