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Our Family Lives Are Busy And Our Mealtimes Reflect That

When it comes to meals and mealtime, 6 out of 10 Canadians eat distracted. We eat while watching T.V or the Smartphone, listen to the radio, study, read, etc 30% of us eat all  meals alone. 30% of those with

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A Flying Car? In Our Lifetime? It Is Getting Closer

We have been hearing about a flying car for all for a long time.  The first time I saw one was on The Jetsons.  We may be one step closer with the Blackfly by Opener.  This single occupant flying car

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5000 Canadians Retire Every Week. That Number Grows To 8000 Per Week In 2020

To say more Canadians are retiring everyday would be an understatement.  According to this article that number is 5000 weekly are retiring in Canada and that number continues to grow.  I had no idea.  I find that to be a

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Are You Barbecuing This Weekend? You’re Not Alone. 75% Of Canadians Have At Least One Grill

75 % of Canadians own at least one barbecue.  In this survey many said although they prefer the results from cooking with charcoal, they prefer the convenience of propane or natural gas.  More and more Canadians are grilling over the

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We Living Longer Because We Are Aging At A Slower Rate

We hear more and more stories of centenarians and the number of those over 100 years old growing and will continue to rise in the years ahead Source   A new study suggests Americans are slowing down their biological clocks

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Canada 10th From Top Of Most Expensive Cable/Internet

From a list of 90 Countries,  Canada comes in tenth in paying the most for cable and internet. We pay half as much as those in United Arab Emirates and 15 times more  than those in Venezuela.  This was factored

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John Deere Issues Recall For Utility Tractor Model 2025R

Deere and Company have issued a recall for their John Deere Compact Utility Tractors Model 2025R In some cases the brakes have failed. Most were sold in the US but some were sold in Canada. See notice here: Source  Government

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Push For Federal Changes So Parents Could Use RRSP’s To Assist Children Buy A Home

 The Canadian Real Estate Association is pushing for federal  changes so parents could use their R-R-S-Ps to help their children  buy a home.  CREA says extending the Home Buyers’ Plan to allow for  intergenerational R-R-S-Ps would ease the financial burden

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Do You Use Winter Tires? 7 Out Of 10 Say Yes

According to this insurance study, the number of people in Ontario and other provinces using Winter tires has increased upwards of 10% year over year.  This survey says close to 7 out of 10 drivers (not including Quebec where it

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New Federal Rules On The Way For Parental Leave

 New federal rules are set to take effect sometime next month  concerning new mothers and fathers who want to take more time off  around the birth of a child.  The Trudeau government will unveil the details today, including  the exact

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Did You Know This Is The Most Prevalent Job Held By Men In Canada?

A few weeks ago we were talking about the fact that there will be a shortfall of 48,000 truck drivers in Canada in the next 7 years ( See that story here).  I was looking up some job stats for

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Amazon Looking For Second North American Headquarters In Canada

 Canada’s major cities are all vying to become Amazon’s second  home in North America.  The online retailer announced Thursday it’s hunting for a site  for a new headquarters, in addition to its sprawling hub in Seattle.  The mayors of Toronto,

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Free Admission To Our National Parks Are A Hit

The federal government says it’s thinking about what to do now, after the Canada 150 — free admission to national parks program — turned out to be so popular. Parks Canada says preliminary estimates show more than 14-million visits to

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What Is The True Cost Of Healthcare?

Most Canadians are unaware of the true cost of health care because we never see a bill for medical services and may only pay a small public health insurance “premium” tax (in provinces that impose them). But in 2017, a

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Canada’s 150th Birthday Celebrations!

Celebrations leading up to Canada’s 15oth Birthday on July 1 are in full swing. Yesterday marked the newly named, National Indigenous Peoples Day.  June 24 – Saint-Jean Baptiste Day, fete nationale du Quebec et de la Franophonie canadienne, marries the

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