Holiday Food Drives: Charities need cash, not cans

Holiday Food Drives: Charities need cash, not cans

It’s that time of year again, the time when well-meaning business and community members organize holiday food drives for the needy. Churches, schools, and employers put out large boxes to be filled with canned goods to send to the less fortunate. It’s a noble idea and donating to the poor … Read More

Fisherman Finds Lobster With Disturbing “Tattoo” On Its Claw

Fisherman Finds Lobster With Disturbing “Tattoo” On Its Claw

Fisherman Karissa Lindstrand was banding lobster claws off Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, in November when she spotted something unusual on one of the crustacean’s claws—a popular blue and red logo. Upon closer inspection, she discovered it was a Pepsi logo. “I can’t say how he got it on,” Lindstrand … Read More

Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Burning Wood

Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Burning Wood

Everyone loves nestling up to a warm fire on a cold winter day. It’s the first way humans generated heat and it provides lovely ambiance, but it has its drawbacks. Wood smoke isn’t good for our health or the environment because it contains a range of chemicals and gasses like … Read More

Canada “Smashed Expectation” By Adding 79,500 Jobs In November

Canada “Smashed Expectation” By Adding 79,500 Jobs In November

Canada has experienced its lowest rate of unemployment in nearly a decade due to a huge boost in job creation in November, according to Statistics Canada. Last month, 79,500 new jobs were generated, driving the jobless rate down 0.4 percent to 5.9 percent. The unemployment rate hasn’t been this low … Read More

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