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It's Black Friday! Some splurge-less tips to decrease spending sprees

Walking through the mall yesterday, I was completely clueless to the fact that it was the “biggest shopping weekend of the year” (I was quickly made aware of it once I entered the mall though!).  351 more words


What To Do With Your 2016 Pay Raise

On Wednesday, President Obama signed into law the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act.  Amongst its many provisions, it provides for a 1.3% raise for most service members.   43 more words


Private refugee sponsoring costly but newcomers better off: sponsor

MONTREAL – It was only because Feras Hariri stayed late at his in-laws’ house that he and his family weren’t killed by a Syrian government air strike that destroyed his home, said his brother Anas. 508 more words


8 lessons The Greek Debt Crisis taught us about life

The Greek Debt Crisis reminds me of an unrequited romantic relationship. One partner selflessly offers help, love and forgiveness, with the hope of receiving it back, despite the innumerable lapses of judgement and instances of dishonesty by the other.  1,098 more words


Black friday warning

This is going to be a very fast and important post if you’re going to go to the Back Friday. I’m going to give you a few tips and advices. 104 more words


EXCLUSIVE: Canadian husband, American wife separated at the border

SAINT-LAZARE – Paul Bradshaw has been separated from his wife, Jennifer Eckert, for three months – but not because they wanted to be on opposite sides of the border. 199 more words


Edmonton city council begins budget talks; hopes to trim 4.9% tax hike

EDMONTON — Budget deliberations have been begun at City Hall and councillors are struggling to reduce the proposed tax hike for next year.

Right now the increase is sitting at 4.9 per cent. 211 more words