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    Holiday Activities on a Budget

    It’s the perfect time for spending days with family and enjoying the warmth of the holiday season, but between all the gift-buying and seasonal outings, the holidays can be costly. So skip the expensive shows and dive into these 8 affordable (if not, free) holiday activities: Look at lights There are few things more heartwarming […]

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    Tips for finding the perfect holiday gift

    Tips for finding the perfect holiday gift under $30

    Between presents, parties, and travel, the holiday season is typically the time of year where your wallet takes the biggest hit. While trying to find that perfect gift for the ones you love, it can become all too easy to get carried away. Here are some different options for great, inexpensive gifts so you can […]

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    Excellent and Free Campsites in BC

    Summer is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean camping season has to end. Our neighbour province, British Columbia, boasts beautiful weather in the fall and is home to hundreds of incredible and free campsites. Thinking of making a trip out to BC? Here are 4 free camping spots you may want to check […]

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    How to Carve Out Family Time While Working Nights

    Working odd hours has its fair share of downsides, among them is the difficulty of maintaining relationships. If you work night shifts, you may be taking naps in the evenings before work, missing out on family dinners or putting your kids to bed. So here are some simple ways you can make the most of […]

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    Know Your Rights when it comes to Vacation Pay

    With summer in full swing, many of us are just itching to get out and cash in on those vacation days. When it comes to vacation pay, the rules are fairly straight forward, but that doesn’t mean every employer follows them to a T. Here are some basic things you should know about your vacation […]

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    Tips for the Shift Worker: How to stay healthy during shift work

    The term ‘shift work’ typically refers to any work hours outside of the standard 7am – 6pm time. As the title suggests, shift workers often do not have a consistent schedule, but rotate through various shifts. If you’re a shift worker, you know all too well that between the constant changes and odd hours, this […]

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    Kids summer

    5 activities to do with your kids this summer

    On one hand, the word ‘summer’ can evoke so many positive emotions with thoughts of sunshine, warm weather, BBQs and camping. On the other hand, the word ‘summer’ can also conjure up feelings of stress if you’re wrestling with the age-old question of ‘what should I do with my kids this summer?’ When it comes […]

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    5 Gems for Camping in Alberta this Summer

    The summer experience is arguably incomplete without a camping trip, and luckily, Alberta happens to be home to some of the best campsites Canada has to offer. Plan a weekend, grab the kids or your closest friends, and take in the great outdoors. The following are 5 great camping spots in Alberta you may have […]

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    Mother's day

    5 Ways to Show the Mother in Your Life You Care

    Mother’s Day has never been about lavish gifts or expensive dinners, instead it’s about showing a very hardworking person in your life just how much you care about them. Whether it’s for your own mother or the mother of your children, here are 5 simple ways to let her know just how much you appreciate […]

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    5 active things you can do for (practically) free this winter

    The holiday season has past, and for many of us, has left behind a couple extra pounds, and as the cold weather persists, finding the motivation to get outside and enjoy some physical activity becomes increasingly more difficult. So here are 5 activities you can do this winter that’ll get your heart rate up and […]

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