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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.

Legal Ease: Beware of latent defects when listing your home for sale
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Legal Ease: Beware of latent defects when listing your home for sale

If you are one of those putting your house on the market, here are some things to think about.

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Flavour Guy: Let out the cat, peel an orange, and sell that house

No one is going to buy our house. The smells are too complex.

Let’s Talk About It: Be wary of cold-callers who want to pay a visit
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Let’s Talk About It: Be wary of cold-callers who want to pay a visit

My friend received a call from her elderly mother, asking her to be at her house the next evening at 6. Her mother explained that a man had phoned and was coming over.