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Volunteering – a way to learn about yourself

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Volunteering – a way to learn about yourself

Volunteering is a wonderful way to give back to your community or lend a hand to a worthwhile cause. If you’ve been thinking about signing up for volunteer work but are unsure of where to start, here are some ideas: Think about it. Why do you want to volunteer? Do you want to learn new skills, […]

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Tips for booking last-minute trips

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Tips for booking last-minute trips

Booking a last-minute vacation with friends or family always seems like a fun idea. But last-minute deals can be risky, depending on the availability of vacation packages. If you’re not fussy about location, you can find a great trip to suit your needs. Here are a few tips that can help you book a successful […]

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Is your home security system protecting your home or spying on you?

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Is your home security system protecting your home or spying on you?

While security is a top priority for most homeowners, recent news articles of smart home security devices using their cameras to spy on residents is a major concern that has many reconsidering their value. Compromised passwords have also been an ongoing issue in some systems. Still, these privacy concerns don’t mean you have to abandon […]

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What skills are employers looking for in 2019?

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What skills are employers looking for in 2019?

Thanks to ever-evolving technology and a constantly changing job market, the skills needed for success today may not be the same as those needed yesterday. Knowing what employers are looking for when making hiring decisions is a great way to get ahead of the curve. LinkedIn recently released a list of the top soft and […]

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Beware of dishonest tax schemes that promise to reduce your taxes

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Beware of dishonest tax schemes that promise to reduce your taxes

As Canadians get ready to file their 2018 taxes, the Canada Revenue Agency is reminding everyone to be cautious of tax schemes. These questionable schemes often use false information and target vulnerable taxpayers like students, seniors and newcomers. Some dishonest tax schemes can promise to reduce what you owe or convince you to pay less […]

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Usher in spring with this delicious brunch dish

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Usher in spring with this delicious brunch dish

Asparagus is a culinary superstar of spring. Here’s an easy and delicious way to enjoy it — as a breakfast, lunch or light supper — from the staff at Harrowsmith magazine. Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata Prep time: 15-20 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Serves: 6 Ingredients: 7 stalks asparagus 1 tsp (5 mL) grapeseed, olive or […]

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