Category : Life

Things that are dangerous to our pets at Christmas

By: Valerie Brecknock     The Christmas season is here again, comes around fast every year, one day it’s July the next we are all frantically shopping getting ready for the holidays.  Like me, I would imagine being a few days before the ...

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There’s More to Gifts Than Toys and Electronics

At this time of year, we all face the dreaded shopping list. Gifts are needed for your toddlers or teens, spouses and family, teachers, coaches and caregivers. Unfortunately what ends up happening is that we end up buying out of ...

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All kinds of baskets at Sun Youth

While in the Sun Youth food bank we are getting ready to distribute Christmas baskets to thousands of needy families, other baskets will be subject to a lot of rivalries only a few feet away. This Thursday, December 19 will ...

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Is rust-proofing worthwhile?

Car experts disagree…   By: John Symon     Many Montreal car owners wonder about the usefulness of rust-proofing their vehicles. Quebec’s long, cold, but humid winters and the abundant use of abrasives (sand, gravel) can cause damage to car paint of while use of ...

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Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) and You

By Robert Catalano   The Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) was introduced by the Federal Government in the 2008 budget and came into effect in 2009.  You are able to use this flexible savings vehicle to save for a variety of your ...

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Eske ou pale kreyòl? Pas au Quebec!

I thought we’d done with telling people to “Speak White.” But apparently I was wrong. Two employees of Hôpital Rivière-des-Prairies were recently told to do just that after another, unilingual Francophone employee complained that his colleagues had the audacity to ...

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How you can help Sun Youth this Holiday Season

The holiday season has always afforded time for those too busy during most of the year to ply their efforts in giving back to those most in need, while also representing an enormous opportunity for Sun Youth to ensure ...

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