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Teaching kids to give as they receive

Teaching kids to give as they receive

Showing your kids the value of giving isn’t as hard as you might think. Here are some simple suggestions for helping your child to embrace the giving spirit: Lead by example. Sometimes the fastest way to get your child to learn a new behaviour is to model it yourself. Whether that’s taking them with you as […]

Snowbirds take heed … Florida’s having a nervous breakdown.

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Snowbirds take heed … Florida’s having a nervous breakdown.

Our latest column from William Thomas It’s almost that time of year again when our national feathered flock hears the words “chance of flurries”. And on that given signal, which only they can hear, our Snowbirds take off for sunny climes in Florida. Right about now these heat-seeking Canadians are loading up the car. But […]

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The truth about home insurance

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The truth about home insurance

Owning a home comes with security, pride and, of course, responsibility. As perhaps the most significant investment you will ever make, protecting it – and your peace of mind – is an obvious priority. Here are some tips from Intact Insurance to help homeowners and renters make informed decisions. A landlord’s home insurance won’t cover […]

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Ever thought of starting a side hustle?

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Ever thought of starting a side hustle?

Whether it’s becoming a yoga instructor or a dog walker, or selling a specialty product like succulent plants, the idea of starting your own business has never been more appealing. People are increasingly looking beyond their day job for sources of income – and sources of fulfillment. A recent survey by payments and point-of-sale company […]

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Local History Snapshot: World War One soldiers

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Local History Snapshot: World War One soldiers

This week’s Local History Snapshot is a photo of a group of soldiers at the train station from World War 1. The photo is from the L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives. On August 8, 1918, the Battle of Amiens began, the start of an Allied Offensive which would go on to exhaust the resources of the […]

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Take control of your finances with a budget

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Take control of your finances with a budget

Taking control of your finances can improve your financial well-being, and your overall mental and physical health.  It reduces your stress by putting you in the driver’s seat. The good news is that there are concrete steps you can take to improve your financial well-being. A budget is the foundation. It’s a simple but highly […]

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