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Published on Thu, 04/30/2009 by Be Car Care Aware

The Finishing Touch

The Finishing Touch

Spring is sprung, the grass is riz, I wonder where the birdies is? You know where they're going to be as soon as you wash your car. Bird droppings have a high acid content, so they are one of the worst threats to your car's finish. Along with tree sap and spills of gasoline or other automotive fluids, these are things you should wash off immediately.

Published on Thu, 04/30/2009 by Be Car Care Aware

Why do so many potholes occur in the spring?

Why do so many potholes occur in the spring?

They seem to pop up by magic almost overnight. Spring temperatures warm the cold pavement, melting and evaporating any ice. This creates air pockets that can eventually cause the pavement to break up. A winter of heavy snow or rain and several freeze-thaw cycles can mean a big pothole season ahead!

Published on Wed, 03/25/2009 by Canadian Safe Boating Council

HELP SAVE CANADIANS' LIVES THIS SUMMER

HELP SAVE CANADIANS' LIVES THIS SUMMER

Attention News and Assignment Editors:

Published on Mon, 01/05/2009 by High View Communications

Start off the year with a healthy diet & maintain your budget in 2009

Start off the year with a healthy diet & maintain your budget in 2009

By Amy Snider, Professional Home Economist

Oops, we did it again! Filling up on holiday cheer, we stopped counting calories and dollars and abandoned ourselves to the joys of the season. No need to fret: Making up for holiday overload may be easier than you think.

Published on Mon, 12/08/2008 by Visa Canada

Last-minute gift ideas?

Last-minute gift ideas?

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Consider these suggestions to help you locate the perfect holiday gift

'Tis the season to be jolly, but with the holiday season upon us, last-minute shoppers may be more frazzled than festive. Sure, it's the thought that counts, but even those who have delayed their holiday shopping want to purchase meaningful gifts. Instead of spending hours agonizing over what to buy for friends, family and colleagues, why not consider these three easy suggestions for selecting practical gifts.

Published on Wed, 12/03/2008 by LeapFrog Canada

HOLIDAY SHOPPING – MAKING THE RIGHT INVESTMENT

HOLIDAY SHOPPING – MAKING THE RIGHT INVESTMENT

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By Gord Terry

History shows that in an uncertain economy, parents may resist purchases for themselves, but put a priority on getting the kids something nice. With the holiday season right around the corner, parents everywhere want to make sure they delight their children while investing in something with lasting value. By carefully considering purchases in this lean economy, parents can make an investment that will last beyond Christmas.

LeapFrog's five tips for buying children's toys in our tight economy are:

Published on Wed, 12/03/2008 by Environics Communications

Holiday Decor: LED - Stylin'

Holiday Decor: LED - Stylin'

With energy-saving, cost-saving seasonal LED lights, from The Home Depot, Canadians can brighten their home for their holidays in fresh ways - both inside and out.

See below for stylish ways to brighten up your home this season.

For more information please contact:

Jordana Wolch/Aly Ruiz
416-969-2666/416-969-2763
jwolch@environicspr.com or aruiz@environicspr.com

Published on Fri, 11/28/2008 by Media Profile

FABULOUS HOLIDAY TIPS MADE EASY WITH CBC-TV'S STEVEN AND CHRIS

FABULOUS HOLIDAY TIPS MADE EASY WITH CBC-TV'S STEVEN AND CHRIS

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Maybe the economy has taken a downward turn and your Christmas budget has suddenly shrunk, but that doesn't mean your holiday spirit needs to follow suit! Hosts Steven Sabados and Chris Hyndman of CBC-TV's fabulous hit daily talk show STEVEN AND CHRIS have some timely tips on how you can be just as fashionable, your home just as festive, and your parties just as spectacular – without spending a bundle this year.

Published on Thu, 11/27/2008 by Canada Post

Are you on someone's holiday season 're-gift' list this year?

Are you on someone's holiday season 're-gift' list this year?

A third of Canadians polled admit to re-giving gifts they don't want or like

OTTAWA (November 26, 2008) – Many Canadians are already searching for the perfect gift for friends and loved ones on their holiday season shopping list but a new survey reveals that for a substantial number of Canadians, the revered tradition of holiday gift-giving may also include the dubious practice of "re-gifting".

Published on Wed, 11/12/2008 by Canada Post

The elves at Canada Post are ready to deliver to Santa!

The elves at Canada Post are ready to deliver to Santa!

Post office invites young Canadians to send letters, emails to the North Pole

TORONTO (November 12, 2008) – No one loves writing letters to Santa Claus more than Canadian boys and girls, and Canada Post is inviting kids across the country to put pen to paper again this year!

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