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The warm weather is upon us and it brings the return of our favourite summer pastimes. Whether you are planning a family vacation, swapping your winter boots for flip-flops or preparing your vegetable garden, we all have something we really look forward to in the summer months.   For many, the month of May signals […] Read More


As a child, learning to ride your bike without training wheels and being allowed to ride on your own was freedom. Throughout the beginning of the 20th century, cycling was one of North America’s most common pastimes, and world-renowned venues like Madison Square Garden were constructed to host races. The importance of eco-friendly transit and […] Read More


Warmer temperatures tend to bring an increase in door-to-door sales visits. While there are surely lots of honest people in the door-to-door sales profession, we only hear about the dishonest ones who are giving the industry a bad name. We want you to be able to spot them and help make sure you are never […] Read More


Vacations shouldn’t be stressful, and the trick to making them hassle-free is to start now. The best vacations take some pre-planning to make sure everything is in place and anything that needs to be booked is done before prices go up. Make the most of your days off this summer, figure out what you can […] Read More

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The ecoENERGY for Homes rebate program is ending very soon, and if you are planning on taking advantage of this opportunity, you’d better not wait any longer. At the moment, there are no indications of an extension to the program. The good news is there are other tax incentives that are part of the ecoENERGY […] Read More


Have you joined the conversation on Facebook? Visit us at Facebook for great tips, engaging discussions and chances to win great prizes like an iPad2 each and every month. Quite frankly, social media (Facebook included) has changed the way the world does business by making it accountable to the most important person in the equation: […] Read More


Are you tired of fighting the battle against winter's chill? If you feel like the temperature may be dropping well below your comfort zone, rest assured that there are many little things you can do to fight back and win the warmth war. Start by taking a look at the following: the optimal temperature of […] Read More


Believe it: technology has finally made it to the point where free, robust and secure software is available to help guide you through your budget challenges. Whether you want to know immediately whether you can afford a big purchase or simply keep an eye on things on a semi-regular basis, there are tools available and […] Read More


There are five steps required to qualify for the ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program and each of them MUST be completed by March 31, 2012. Each of these steps will take a bit of time and they have to be completed in the correct order, so if you want to qualify for this program you […] Read More


As the temperatures drop and the winds begin to pick up speed, it’s time to better winterize your home, maximize energy efficiency and save money on your heating bills. The following tips will help you and your family stay comfortable throughout our cold winter months, and love our planet in the process. Regulating the heat […] Read More