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Four Unique Ideas For Charity Fundraising Events

There are hundreds of different basic human needs that are not met for many people on a daily basis. The essential needs of a person More...

How Owning A Pet Helps The Economy

Putting money into local businesses is a great way to help stimulate the local economy and one way to spend more money is to get More...

3 Ways Solar Power can Save You Money and Stimulate the Economy

Ever since Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth hit the theatres, more people than ever before starting taking notice of the changing environment. Glaciers are melting More...

5 Investments that Will Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Your home is probably one of the biggest investments you will make in your lifetime. If you plan on eventually selling your house, you want More...

No tipping allowed: Restaurant pays a living wage

A new restaurant opened recently in the small, rural town of Owen Sound (population 22,000) which is located in southwestern Ontario, Canada, and no tipping More...

When single industry communities lose their anchor business

When single industry communities lose their anchor business, there is a kaleidoscope of reactions from other businesses, residents, and local government officials. Once the decision, More...

Top Cities Working To Rebuild Their Rundown Areas

Urban cities often have to completely rebuild once they outgrow their original infrastructure.  There are other reasons a city may have to rebuild like devastating More...

Four Most Important Factors To Consider When Planting A Willow Tree

You may wonder what mystery there may be in planting a tree, but a Willow tree is a special case.  You can’t just dig a More...

Ways To Ease The Emotional Stressors Of Relocating Your Family

Relocation can bring about several outside stressors and decisions to be made, but most people don’t take the time to constructively approach the emotional stressors More...

Improve Energy Efficiency While Improving Your Home’s Value

Energy efficiency not only boosts the value or your home, reduces your family’s carbon footprint on the world, and saves you a respectable amount of More...

A letter to my daughter: Please don’t come home; there are no jobs for you

Dear daughter: You have been living away from home for five years now, and just one term away from completing your honours degree. I am More...