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Canadian Loonie takes a bath


loonieWhat is going on with our loonie? The loonie had the biggest one-day drop on record today, falling nearly four cents agains the American dollar!

Even after recovering from its lowest point, the loonie was down 3.08 cents to 84.20 cents US early in the afternoon.

Canada's dollar has now fallen more than a quarter since hitting an all-time high of 110.3 cents US last November after a rapid three-month rise. It was during that time, I was kicking up my heels and booking a family vacation to Disneyland but now what are we going to do?...

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Happy Halloween!


PumpkinI can't believe Halloween is already here! I have to admit - it is my favourite time of year. I have always made Halloween fun at my house.

I decorate it inside and out. In our driveway, it is lined with glowing sculls, in our garden are tombstones and at the doorway is a six foot dancing Frankenstein who sings the "oldies". Inside is filled with cobwebs, skeletons, pumpkins and witches....

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Do Not Call Me!


telemarketersDid you know that if you are a consumer you can choose to reduce the number of telemarketing calls you receive by registering your residential, wireless, fax or VoIP telephone number on the National Do Not Call List in Canada?

You can also file a complaint about telemarketing calls now - Ah - hah! Take that you pesky telemarketers!.....

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Inspired in the City


InspiredInspired in the City is a great shopping event that is taking place in Richmond on November 2nd at the Steveson Community Centre. It will showcase an amazing collection of locally made products and support services for moms and families.

And certainly a great opportunity to start your Christmas shopping early before the throngs of people start their holiday shopping...

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Baby Purity


BabyDoes the increasing prevalence of allergies in our kids, the debate over organic versus non-organic, news about toxins and recalls and the buzz around living green get confusing sometimes?

Well, the informative site babypurity.com http://www.babypurity.com/index.htm, is launching the premier Baby Purity Mother’s Conference this October to help demystify these topics. Bringing together concerned mothers and responsible companies the conference will help educate, encourage and empower mothers to make safe, healthy choices....

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Canadian Election Day


So today is a very important day for Canadians. It is a day for Canadians to have their say on the future of Canada.

Voting is an important right and is crucial to the lives of all Canadians. I strongly believe that everyone needs to exercise their right to vote and be educated on the platforms of each party and what they believe in.

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First, I want to say Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!

Tomorrow is our actual day of celebration in Canada, but I felt compelled to put my wishes out there to everyone today - in hopes that it will inspire you to "take stock" of all the things to be thankful for in your life.

This week, my company experienced a set back, one of quite monumental proportions. Our event with Suze Orman had to be cancelled, after six months of hard work...

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