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Let’s Talk About It: Remembering a wonderful Nanny in her prime

My grandmother always had a unique personality. Nanny was not the kind of grandmother to bake cookies and cook dinners. Dining out and shopping were more her thing.

Flavour Guy: Which came first: the chicken man or the egg man?
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Flavour Guy: Which came first: the chicken man or the egg man?

At the market there are no more live chicken men. Well, of course, the men and women at the market are alive, but real poultry purveyors are as rare as the milkman in a horse-drawn wagon.

Financial Fitness: Protect yourself against monetary disasters
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Financial Fitness: Protect yourself against monetary disasters

It’s not something anyone wants to think about, much less discuss, but your financial strategy needs to protect the assets and lifestyle you’ve worked so hard to create.

The Word Nerd: Deconstructing austerity, which once meant stormy weather
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The Word Nerd: Deconstructing austerity, which once meant stormy weather

Austerity — a much despised term. Judging by the manner the word is ejaculated by some people, you’d get the impression ‘austerity’ represents a form of financial waterboarding.

Legal Ease: Quebec Highway Safety Code requires updates
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Legal Ease: Quebec Highway Safety Code requires updates

Whether we walk, drive or cycle, common sense requires that we exercise prudence and that we yield our right of way so as to protect the most vulnerable and minimize damage.

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Let’s Talk About It: Think before you move homes

After your children have moved out of the family home, your next move might be downsizing to a condo or an apartment.

L-R: Daughter and mother volunteer team, Carole and Claudette
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Generations Foundation: Sharing the love in our neighbourhoods

Generations Foundation is often invited to join schools and community centers to break bread.

Financial Fitness: How to choose an investment adviser
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Financial Fitness: How to choose an investment adviser

There’s a lot to know about investing so getting professional help is a good idea.

Sun Youth and Éconologis partner to turn up the heat
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Sun Youth and Éconologis partner to turn up the heat

In 22 years, Sun Youth’s Heating Assistance Program has helped low-income families and individuals pay their electricity and heating bills.

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The Word Nerd: How Persian words were bequeathed to anglos

The time is ripe to take stock of the western world’s debt to the Persian language.