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Generations Foundation: Veterans and kids need us
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Generations Foundation: Veterans and kids need us

On Remembrance Day wherever we happen to be at 11am, we have an opportunity to thank the men and women who served and are serving our country.

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Legal Ease: Canada’s Remembrance protects against terror

Terrorism is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as “the systematic use of violence and intimidation to coerce a government or community into acceding to specific political demands.”

Financial Fitness: Don’t get trampled by the herd
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Financial Fitness: Don’t get trampled by the herd

Every year in early July, thousands of people “run with the bulls” in Pamplona, Spain. While the event is exciting, it is also hazardous, and many runners have been badly injured over the years. As an investor, running with the herd may be just as dangerous for you— if you’re […]

Legal Ease: Canadian citizens need to vote
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Legal Ease: Canadian citizens need to vote

Who has the right to vote and how many of us will exercise that right?

Flavour Guy: If the party leaders are chefs, who’s writing the menu?
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Flavour Guy: If the party leaders are chefs, who’s writing the menu?

A man walks into a restaurant. It features a buffet. There are several extended tables. Each is stacked with more food than he could have imagined.

Word Nerd: Deconstructing Political ED (Electile Dysfunction)
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Word Nerd: Deconstructing Political ED (Electile Dysfunction)

On August 2 the writ was dropped in Canada. … Actually, no writ is dropped; writs of election are issued.

Financial Fitness: There are no  secrets to success
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Financial Fitness: There are no secrets to success

Many people look for the secrets to investment success. Is it timing the market just right? Is it finding those hot stocks or getting in on the ground floor of the next big thing? These types of moves have little relevance to the vast majority of investors — even the […]

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Legal Ease: Take stock of your wishes, revise your will/mandate

Now is the time to reassess and revise wills, mandates, powers of attorney, medical care directives, and any other instructions we want heeded.

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Word Nerd: OED is for lovers — language lovers

The online edition of the Oxford English Dictionary affords word lovers a myriad of ways to explore the English language.

Flavour Guy: Venture into the woods for barbecue and brownies
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Flavour Guy: Venture into the woods for barbecue and brownies

Comparing the Magee Bostonian with the Cuisinart Gourmet Outdoor Oven gives Flavourguy an opportunity to look at the world of serious outdoor cooking.