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It’s fall, and that means that for us North Americans, tis the season when skunks born in the spring are sent off on their own, making life more challenging for curious dogs and their owners. Nova has been sprayed twice: once directly on her face when I couldn’t stop her from snatching up a juvenile […]

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Eating healthier, cheaply

There’s currently a discussion on CBC.ca: Cost a factor in Canadians’ diets. Apparently 54% of low- and middle-income people think that cost is a “significant obstacle” to eating healthy food. “Cost is a significant barrier to healthier lifestyles for those making less than $75,000 a year,” said Jack Bensimon, president of Bensimon Byrne, the Toronto-based […]

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Like most North Americans, I have a lot of stuff. Like most North Americans, most of my stuff is precious. However, some is unwanted, some is disorganised, and some comprises unfinished projects that haunt my psyche and stress the Fire Marshall. For various reasons, I find that the degree of mental discipline required to independently […]

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How to be a big shot at your bank

It’s almost the end of 2008. Looking back, how many times did you visit the home branch of your bank in the past year? In the past 5 years? How many of your bank’s staff would you recognise in a Starbucks line? How many would recognise you? In the old days, practically every financial transaction […]

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