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These Small Devices Are Adding 10% to Your Winter Power Bill

These Small Devices Are Adding 10% to Your Winter Power Bill

Provided by Geonode As temperatures continue to drop and snowflakes start falling, the welcoming warmth of our homes invites us to find comfort indoors. But while we’re enjoying cozy evenings nestled by the fireplace, our utility bills are steadily increasing.

Food Preservation Guide – Getting Started

Food Preservation Guide – Getting Started

Welcome to our series on food preservation. It’s a five-part series of articles that will take you through all food preservation options, including freezing, fruit preserves, dehydrating, canning and pickling. We’ll include recipes too! This introduction summarizes your options, shows you where to find bulk produce at the best prices, and offers other helpful preservation […]

Nurse Shares 7 Health and Wellness Tips for Shift Workers

Nurse Shares 7 Health and Wellness Tips for Shift Workers

By Kike Adeleye, RN BSN Shift work is any job that falls outside the standard working hours – 8 to 5. It could be regular night and evening shifts or rotating shifts between night and daytime work. About 1.8 million Canadians are shift workers making up a good proportion of the country’s population. While these […]

6 Online Businesses for Canadian Parents

6 Online Businesses for Canadian Parents

Many online business models are perfect for working from home. However, parents of young children have unique challenges that can make it less feasible. Choosing the right home-based business can mean the difference between success and failure (and sanity or insanity).

Can I Afford to Stay Home with my Kids in Canada?

Can I Afford to Stay Home with my Kids in Canada?

Many Canadian parents would like to stay at home with their young children. The thought of sending them to daycare or leaving them with a stranger pulls at our heartstrings and causes both anxiety and guilt. On top of that, life gets very busy when you’re trying to work, raise children and look after your […]

Amazon Prime Day: How Savvy Shoppers Score the Best Deals

Amazon Prime Day: How Savvy Shoppers Score the Best Deals

Canadians love deals and that has made Amazon Prime Day a top online shopping destination. In fact, 27% of Canadian adults, or roughly 8.2 million people, plan to shop this year’s Amazon Prime Day sales (up from 24% in 2021).

How Beekeepers Can Make Money with Honey

How Beekeepers Can Make Money with Honey

Many people are passionate about beekeeping, be it a hobby, conservation effort, business, or all of the above. If you’re considering starting a “beesiness”, you might be surprised to learn just how many products can be derived from honey.

Grow These 5 Easy Herbs for Your Pets!

Grow These 5 Easy Herbs for Your Pets!

It’s time to plan and plant our herbal gardens… and get those seeds ordered! Don’t forget to include some premium supplements for pets. Dogs, cats, horses, farm animals, ferrets, rabbits, small rodents, reptiles and fish can all benefit from suitable fresh herbs for nutrition, immunity, and healing. Nothing could be more natural – animals have […]

Food Preservation Guide V: Blanching, Freezing + Seal-A-Meal Tips

Food Preservation Guide V: Blanching, Freezing + Seal-A-Meal Tips

The easiest and most versatile method of food preservation, is to freeze it. Many fruits and veggies can be frozen without any preparation, or you can wash and chop them so they’re easy to take out and use for healthy recipes. While we’re all aware that freezing food is an option, there are a surprising […]

CRA: Read This Before You File Your Canadian Taxes in 2021

CRA: Read This Before You File Your Canadian Taxes in 2021

OTTAWA, ON, Feb. 25, 2021 /CNW/ – This year, the COVID-19 pandemic may have affected your tax-filing situation and may also affect the way you usually file your income tax and benefit return. Over 30 million returns were filed last season, and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) wants to help you get ready to file your return this […]