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Got the travel bug? Avoid mosquito bites

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Got the travel bug? Avoid mosquito bites

Travel bugs come and go, but travel-related diseases can hang around for much longer. If you and your family or friends are planning a vacation abroad, it’s important to be aware of the types of insects at your destination that can carry diseases. Become familiar with their peak biting times (day vs. night) and the […]

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Cooking up the latest kitchen trends

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Cooking up the latest kitchen trends

While the hottest trends might not always match your personal taste, there’s likely something that will inspire you to try something new. Whether you’re planning to do a complete kitchen renovation, or just looking to add some trendy touches, here’s what you need to know for your next kitchen update: Fun with colour. Say goodbye to […]

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Four steps to get your business up and running in 2019

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Four steps to get your business up and running in 2019

A recent small business poll revealed that over half of Canadians have thought about owning a business. If you’ve been thinking about making your business ownership dream a reality, here are four steps to help get you started and set up for success: Finalize your business plan. A business plan is your road map and an […]

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Are you earning tips at your job? Here’s important information for tax time!

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Are you earning tips at your job? Here’s important information for tax time!

If you’re a server in the food and beverage industry, hairdresser, valet, taxi driver or anyone else who earns tips as part of your work, there’s important information you need to know before you do your taxes. In Canada, the law is clear about tips – all of this income is taxable and must be […]

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How to protect your parents from robocalls

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How to protect your parents from robocalls

We’ve all received one – a telephone call with a pre-recorded message demanding some type of action or information, either to avoid a penalty or to win a prize. Robocalls use an automatic dialer to reach large numbers of people. They can be used for telemarketing and political campaigns, as well as scams. Seniors can […]

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Five ways to enjoy meals for one

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Five ways to enjoy meals for one

There are more one-person households in Canada than any other kind, according to the most recent census. While living alone might be a choice, it may also be the result of a life change, such as losing a spouse or relocating. But experts say it can be a positive experience that allows us to enjoy […]

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