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Ottawa: OC Transpo will increase fares in May

Posted on 31 March 2022

One of North America's most expensive public transportation systems is about to become even more expensive to use.

OC Transpo fares will rise by 2.5 percent in May, according to a hearing before Ottawa's transit commission on Wednesday.

The increase raises the monthly cost of an adult bus pass by $3 to $125.50.
The price of a one-way ticket will rise to $3.70.
The fare increase ...

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Canadian Freedom Convoy Sweatshirts With Custom Artwork Go on Sale

Posted on 29 March 2022

Freedom Convoy shirts with custom artwork are now available!
Solid colours: 80% Cotton, 20% Polyester; Heather Grey: 78% Cotton, 22% Poly; Dark Heather: 50% Cotton, 50% Polyester Imported Machine wash cold with like colours, dry low heat Celebrate a spirit of freedom, peace and love. Support human rights and the need for a just society for all. 8.5 oz, Classic fit, Twill-taped neck ...

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How to get your kids into cooking and baking

Posted on 04 January 2022

Cooking together with your child is a fantastic way to get them interested in healthy eating while teaching them an important life skill. When the weather's bad and when it's hard to get out, cooking together can be a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon as a family. Kids can learn a lot from their time spent in the kitchen. They can apply their math and reading skills when inte ...

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How to choose the best dog food, treats, and insurance for a happier pet household

Posted on 30 December 2021

Pet owners have a special connection to their companions, or "fur babies," and they know that caring for a beloved pet can be as meaningful or important as raising a child. The health of a pet is of the utmost priority, and getting the best care for them is a necessity. Dogs are one of the most popular pet choices for many animal lovers, largely because they are friendly, social, intel ...

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4 raisons de vous mettre au tricot et au crochet cette année

Posted on 02 December 2021

Faites-vous partie de ces personnes qui pensent constamment à ce qu'elles vont faire à leurs proches pour Noël ? Peut-être vous demandez-vous comment les garder au chaud pendant les froides nuits d'hiver. Vous vous asseyez et réfléchissez longuement, mais rien ne vous semble correct. Soudain, vous entendez quelqu'un vous dire que le tricot ou le crochet serait un excellent passe-te ...

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Make Nutrition a Priority for Your Pet

Posted on 11 May 2021


(Family Features) As a dog or cat parent, you are responsible for your pet’s well-being and making good decisions about what’s best for him or her. Providing your cherished companion with a high-quality, nutritionally balanced diet is one of the most important things you can do to ensure your pet lives a happy and healthy life.A balanced pet food recipe formulated with high-quality ingredi ...

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How to Prep Your Family for a Trip to the Dentist

Posted on 05 May 2021

Families across Canada frequently have to contend with the issue of the first dentist trip. This can be a difficult time for many, as the dentist can be a difficult place for even some adults to visit. However, there is no reason why you cannot make this a stress-free trip for all. Here are some of the ways that you can make this an easy undertaking for your family. Talk to Your Children Before ...

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How to Thrive Working From Home in 2021

Posted on 09 March 2021

About a decade ago, the idea of working from home was completely foreign and seemed downright impossible, but thanks to the advancements in technology and remote work, it’s now the norm for many people. The worker and the workspace of the future is going to have a digital component and it’s going to be a requirement for both businesses and individuals to be prepared for that. One of th ...

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8 materials to consider when shopping for rugs

Posted on 12 February 2021

If you’re out in the market looking for the perfect rug for your home, you can easily get overwhelmed by the different choices available—and varying price tags too. However, picking the perfect rug is down to three major factors: budget, style and placement. Some other important factors you may also want to keep in mind is how easy it is to clean using different care techniques for you ...

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Why Is Boating Becoming More Popular?

Posted on 12 January 2021

Increasingly, people all over the world are discovering the joys of boating. The summer of 2020 led to an enormous surge in boat sales and even people who don’t own boats are spending more time on the water.  What has led to this increase in popularity, and will it continue into the future?  The COVID-19 Pandemic One of the most impactful events pushing the surge in boat sales has b ...