Perfect Pet Present: BarkBath™ Portable Dog Grooming System

Perfect Pet Present: BarkBath™ Portable Dog Grooming System

If there’s one wish that dogs and their guardians share, it’s “no more baths!” Unfortunately, dogs often need to be bathed whether either of us like it or not. We can take them outside in the Summer, but in the colder months it often means the dreaded bathtub. By the time the dog is clean, […]

How to Teach Kids to Embrace Differences

How to Teach Kids to Embrace Differences

Whatever your background is, whether you’re Caucasian, a visible minority or of mixed ethnic background like myself – no one wants to feel marginalized or alienated from mainstream North American or Canadian culture. While some may find comfort in being part of a larger group or community, others who have grown up straddling more than […]

Financial Abuse is Rampant in Millennial Relationships

Financial Abuse is Rampant in Millennial Relationships

Sixty percent of millennials surveyed reported that a romantic partner used money to manipulate or gain power and control in a relationship. Just as many said a romantic partner had either lied about money, or hid money or debt from them. Seventy-eight percent said financial institutions have a responsibility to educate consumers on the issue. […]

Job Interviews: Your Body Language Can Cost You The Job

Job Interviews: Your Body Language Can Cost You The Job

When it comes to landing a job, what you say to a prospective employer may sometimes be less important than how you say it. In a recent survey by staffing firm OfficeTeam, senior managers said 17 per cent of candidates display negative body language during interviews.

Review: B-Air Fido Max 1 Dog and Cat Dryer

Review: B-Air Fido Max 1 Dog and Cat Dryer

Grooming is such an important part of the natural health and wellbeing of pets. It’s also part of a regular routine for pet parents, be it at a professional groomer’s or a quick rinse after a fun time in the mud. Most of us can’t run to a professional groomer every time our pet gets […]

Top Toys in Canada 2016: Star Wars, The Force Awakens

Top Toys in Canada 2016: Star Wars, The Force Awakens

200 Canadian Stores say these Star Wars, The Force Awakens™ toys and games are their top sellers for the 2016 Holiday Season!

Hurry! Hatchimals Draggle & Penguala are in Stock in Canada!

Hurry! Hatchimals Draggle & Penguala are in Stock in Canada!

Hatchimals are THE toy to buy this year and they’ve been scarce since they were first released. Canadian shoppers are desperately seeking the “magical” creatures, only to find “out of stock” notices everywhere they look.  There are still legit sellers who have Hatchimals in stock who are in (or will ship to) Canada, but you’ll […]

Youth Suicide Study Reveals Triggers (Infographic)

Youth Suicide Study Reveals Triggers (Infographic)

Research into youth suicide in the UK has revealed key causes and risk factors that can help us save children, teens and young adults all over the world. Here in Canada, suicide is the second highest cause of death among 15-24 year olds, accounting for 24% of all deaths in this age group. The more […]

Minimum Wage in Canada LOWER than 1977

Minimum Wage in Canada LOWER than 1977

Did you know that with inflation adjustments, the current (2014) minimum wage in Canada is actually lower than it was in the late 1970’s?

Low-Fat Substitutions for Butter (Infographic)

Low-Fat Substitutions for Butter (Infographic)

If you’re trying to eat healthier, these low-fat substitutions for butter will help cut the fat when you’re baking or frying!  We’ve included a handy infographic to keep and share.