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National Cat Month, remembers “Weggie and the Screen Door”

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National Cat Month, remembers “Weggie and the Screen Door”

Our latest column from William Thomas Weggie has just been inducted into that exclusive club of brainiacs known as Mensa. Normally, this elitist organization of intelligentsia only accepts people with the highest IQs in the world. My new cat Weggie qualified because he was able to prove that he is approximately three to four times […]

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Vacation with kids? Essential hacks

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Vacation with kids? Essential hacks

Going on a holiday with your little ones in tow can be a challenge, whether they’re two or 12. Make the trip a smooth, low-stress experience everyone will enjoy with these helpful tips. Give them a job. Whether it’s packing before your flight, during a long road trip or as you wait in line for a […]

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Purchasing a new air conditioner? Here’s what you need to know

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Purchasing a new air conditioner? Here’s what you need to know

Hot temperatures have us relying on air conditioning to keep us cool. And since we spend most of our energy dollars controlling our home’s temperature, if your unit is more than 10 years old, it may be time for an upgrade. Use these tips from Hydro One to help you purchase an efficient model: 1. […]

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Looking for a job? Think skills, not credentials

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Looking for a job? Think skills, not credentials

Over the last several years, the job market in Canada has started to evolve dramatically and leaders in business have begun to think about how to change the way they hire new employees. One key difference is how businesses will assess candidates — based on skills, not credentials. That’s why RBC has recently started a […]

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Five easy tips to save big on summer fashion

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Five easy tips to save big on summer fashion

We all feel the urge to revamp our style with the latest offerings when the seasons change. But it’s easy to go overboard on spending when it comes to your summer wardrobe. Here Jessica Moorhouse, a personal finance expert, shares tips that will help you maximize your dollars on this season’s top looks. Take inventory. Before […]

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Local History Snapshot: Port Colborne Lions Carnival

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Local History Snapshot: Port Colborne Lions Carnival

This week’s Local History Snapshot is a photo promoting the Port Colborne Lions Carnival taken in 1946 on Clarence St. The photo comes from the L.R. Wilson Heritage Archives. The 2018 Port Colborne Lions Club Carnival is on now through Sunday July 8/2018.  

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