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10 Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies ©

10 Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies ©

Allergies ruin Spring for many Canadians. While most people are excited to see grass, leaves and flowers, those of us with “Hay Fever” know they signal weeks of misery to come. Before you head to the drug store to stock up on allergy medication, you may want to try some natural alternatives.

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 raise children and look after your home. […]

Natural Flu Remedies and Prevention

Natural Flu Remedies and Prevention

It has been a bad year for the flu so far in Canada, particularly for Influenza A (H3N2). Even those who received the flu shot are coming up short on defenses with a mix of outdated strains. Any natural defense we can use to boost our immune system will go a long way in preventing […]

Data Privacy Day 2019: Value of Personal Data and How to Protect It

Data Privacy Day 2019: Value of Personal Data and How to Protect It

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Last year, worrisome headlines jolted consumers into reality about protecting personal data. A recent survey indicates that 90 percent of those polled were “very concerned” about their privacy. Our always-connected lives require that we understand how our data is collected, used and shared and what actions to take to […]

Canadian Snowfall Facts and Snow Removal Safety (Infographic) ©

Canadian Snowfall Facts and Snow Removal Safety (Infographic) ©

We’re all painfully aware that Canadian Winters are cold and snowy for all but some parts of BC. According to Environment Canada statistics, 10 of Canada’s largest cities are walloped with over two meters (6.6 feet) of snow every year.

Canadian Road Safety: Resources, Alarming Statistics and Infographic

Canadian Road Safety: Resources, Alarming Statistics and Infographic

With school back in session, Canadian municipalities, organizations and businesses are imploring parents to stay calm and focused during the chaotic school zone rush hours of drop-off and pick-up.  An increase in pedestrian and bicyclist accidents overall in Canada, has resulted in an urgent need for education and awareness.

The Big Guide to Planning and Building an Outdoor Kitchen

The Big Guide to Planning and Building an Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor kitchens are becoming more popular and more elaborate in Canada.  Planning and building them can become quite involved and it’s more than a little overwhelming. This guide is designed to help you through the planning stages so you can focus on the end result.

Tips for Travelling with Physical Challenges ©

Tips for Travelling with Physical Challenges ©

Canadians with “disabilities” and physical challenges may struggle to plan vacations and other travel. While this includes those with permanent physical challenges, such as paralysis, the truth is that many other people have physical problems that make travel intimidating and scary. Seniors and those suffering from less visible challenges like arthritis, can also struggle with […]

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. […]

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 […]