Tax changes set to affect new families, small businesses and more

Tax changes set to affect new families, small businesses and more

The 2018 federal budget outlined many changes that will impact taxes this year, and Canadians need to be aware of how these updates will affect their tax return. “The changes will be positive for the average person, with parental benefit sharing extended, additional medical expenses allowed for claims and incentives for carbon reduction,” explains Lisa […]

A Sunday simmer to last all week

A Sunday simmer to last all week

There’s nothing better than a one-pot meal that you can make on the weekend to last you all week. This hearty chicken soup is loaded with veggies to be nourishing and comforting on a chilly winter evening. It’s also packed with grains, which are an important source of many nutrients like fibre, and B vitamins. […]

Trouble losing weight? This might be why

Trouble losing weight? This might be why

We used to think that body weight was only determined by how much you eat, how many calories you burn while working out, and living. But while it’s true that these factors matter, this equation is an overly simplistic understanding of the factors that influence body weight. We all know somebody who can eat whatever […]

Smart ways to reduce your carbon footprint

Smart ways to reduce your carbon footprint

Practicing green habits goes beyond sorting your trash. Introducing new technologies can help reduce your carbon footprint and save you money. From smart thermostats to electric vehicle charging stations, integrating technology in the home can provide peace of mind. Here the Electrical Safety Authority shares three ways to reduce your environmental impact using smart technology. […]

Hidden gems for your next vacation

Hidden gems for your next vacation

As more of us prefer to spend our time and money on experiences that create lasting memories, travel has become more about immersing yourself in a new culture and way of living. European countries are great for this type of travel, with lots of rich culture and heritage to explore like a local. To take […]

How to prepare for a home DIY project

How to prepare for a home DIY project

Whether you’re looking to start a home renovation or solve a last-minute do-it-yourself crisis, it’s best to be prepared for both the inevitable and the unavoidable. Being organized and ready will save you money in the long run and will also relieve anxiety attributed to a big change or unforeseen accident. Follow these three tips to ensure that the next time you need to […]

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