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What every home buyer needs – a pocket sized assistant

What every home buyer needs – a pocket sized assistant

Buying a new home is exciting, but also a lot of work. It involves a whole series of decisions beginning with setting your budget all the way to picking out bathroom tiles. Wouldn't it be great to have a trusted advisor to help? MyHome Planner is a free app that offers the reliable advice, information [...]

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OCDSB Students Team Up with Award-Winning Artist to Create an Interactive BeYou Mural at St. Laurent

OCDSB Students Team Up with Award-Winning Artist to Create an Interactive BeYou Mural at St. Laurent

Feature image by Andre R. Gagne Stop by St. Laurent this week and you’ll find high school students along with award-winning Columbian artist, Claudia Salguero, creating a mural for the BeYou campaign. This interactive, selfie mural will come to life on the giant-sized canvas (54’ x 15’) [...]

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Stynger Rocks Out a Win in Rebel 101.7's Real Rock Search Finals

Stynger Rocks Out a Win in Rebel 101.7's Real Rock Search Finals

REBEL 101.7’s Real Rock Search Finals took place Tuesday evening before a large enthusiastic crowd at the Algonquin Commons Theatre with three local bands - Crossing Jane, Stynger and Elegant Devils - going head to head to head for a chance to win $5,000 cash. To get to the Finals, event sponsor [...]

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Should you use a personal loan for businesses?

Should you use a personal loan for businesses?

Have you ever considered taking a personal loan to drive your business? In contrast to business loans, personal loans fall in the category of unsecured loans that will be given to individuals based on their credit scores and income. Most importantly, personal loans provide you with the flexibility of [...]

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Should You Replace Your Window Blinds?

Should You Replace Your Window Blinds?

As a homeowner, you’re constantly faced with decisions about repairing or replacing things around the house. If you’re like most people, you don’t want to think about it until you absolutely have to. So how do you know when it’s time to replace your blinds, and how should you [...]

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Balance Calories – A success story of Canadian beverage sector Innovation

Balance Calories – A success story of Canadian beverage sector Innovation

2017 was an important year for the Canadian Beverage Association, as we celebrated our 75th anniversary representing the non-alcoholic beverage industry. Another reason for the industry to be proud was the Conference Board of Canada’s (CBoC) Balance Calories Tracking Report 2017. The report showed [...]

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MedicAlert bracelet gives a voice to those with autism when they need it most

MedicAlert bracelet gives a voice to those with autism when they need it most

By Laurie Mawlam The silver identification bracelet that indicates an existing condition to first responders has been a valuable tool for decades. In 1953, a teenage girl named Linda Collins cut her finger badly. At the hospital, she received a tetanus shot, had a severe allergic reaction, and almost [...]

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Clever weight-loss tips to help you succeed

Clever weight-loss tips to help you succeed

For any amount of weight you may want to lose, starting can be the hardest part. But you can set yourself up for success by creating a plan. Here are some tips to help you achieve and maintain a healthier weight. Set smaller goals that you can hit along the way. Short-term goals can keep you motivated [...]

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3 ways to overcome the stigma of dementia

3 ways to overcome the stigma of dementia

For many people living with a health condition, dealing with stereotypes and myths can be a significant challenge. Stigma can also prevent people from receiving an early diagnosis, seeking treatment, and having the best quality of life possible. Dementia is a loss of mental function that affects daily [...]

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Are you ready for flea and tick season?

Are you ready for flea and tick season?

As temperatures rise, so does your dog's chance of being affected by fleas and ticks. Peak season for fleas and ticks is just around the corner, but are you armed with the knowledge you need to protect your dog? Fleas are small insects that feed by sucking the blood of mammals and birds. They [...]

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