Healthy Vision Driving

Safe driving requires healthy vision and for many people, getting eyeglasses was only a part of their childhood. It can be difficult for adults to know when deteriorating vision becomes a serious problem. Estimates indicate that up to 90 per cent of eye a

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Protect Your Home from Snow Melt

As temperatures begin to rise, melting snow could cause severe water damage to your home if you are not properly prepared. To protect your home and valuables from snow melt, do the following: Remove snow around your home’s foundation, as snow melt can s

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Fuel Pump Safety

Though fuel pump accidents are rare, it is important to be aware of the inherent dangers of filling your tank. To avoid potential fueling hazards, follow these fuel pump safety guidelines: Turn off your engine before beginning to refuel. Never smoke, ligh

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Make Time for Fitness

Your life may be hectic with your numerous commitments. Yet, you do have time to tend to your health and fitness. Here’s how: Make fitness a priority. If you are unable to work out every day, exercise at least three times per week at a high intensity to

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Ski and Snowboard Safety

Both skiing and snowboarding are fun winter activities that people of all ages can enjoy. However, those who fail to take the proper safety precautions could end up injuring themselves or worse. When you hit the slopes, practice the following ski and snow

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Tips for First-time Renters

Getting a place of your own can be exciting, but it can also be a scary commitment if you’re a first-time renter. Consider the following tips before signing a lease: Set a budget, and stick to it. According to money experts, your rent should not exceed

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Choosing Tires for Winter Driving

Winter driving can be challenging for even the most experienced drivers, but winter tires can make your car easier to handle and safer to drive in hazardous conditions. All-season Tires All-season tires, also called mud and snow (M+S) tires, are a safe op

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Home Safety During the Holidays

Did You Know? Candles provide a warm ambiance for an intimate dinner, a sparkling decoration for a birthday cake or a nice scent for your home. Ambiance aside, candles can be a fire hazard if they are left unattended or placed where they can start other o

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Be Happy Not SAD This Winter

Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is a recurring depression that affects individuals during the cold winter months and then recedes during the spring and summer. It is estimated that between 2 and 6 per cent of Canadians suffer from SAD, with nearly 75

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How To Recover From Identity Theft

Discovering that you’ve been a victim of identity theft can be scary, leaving you wondering what to do next and who you can rely on for help. Thankfully, there are steps that you can take to restore your credit and prevent identity theft from occurring

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