Animal Welfare Program in Manitoba

The Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development department just published a new video about the Animal Welfare Program in Manitoba to raise awareness of the services and programs they provide. Animal welfare simply means how an animal is coping with the conditions in which it lives. An animal is in a good state of welfare if […]

[Spanish] Programa de bienestar animal en Manitoba

El departamento de Agricultura y Desarrollo de Recursos de Manitoba acaba de publicar un nuevo video sobre el Programa de Bienestar Animal en Manitoba para dar a conocer los servicios y programas que brindan. El bienestar animal simplemente significa cómo un animal se enfrenta a las condiciones en las que vive. Un animal se encuentra […]

Small Home Extension Ideas: Tips to Max Out Your Living Space

(NC) As we spend more time at home during the pandemic, we’re thinking about our spaces differently so we can make the most of them. Reinvention can help you extend your functional square footage and ensure your home keeps up with your evolving needs. Here are some inspiring ideas to try: Rethink your outdoors We’ve […]

Emergency Flu Recovery Tips Everyone Needs

(NC) Flu season is upon us, and for the one billion influenza cases that happen each year, the road to recovery can be a tough one. While most cases last seven to 10 days, the flu can last up to two full weeks. Jacklyn Villeneuve, registered dietitian, and Jennifer Kutten, pharmacist at Loblaws share their […]

Top 3 Home Renovation Scams – and How to Avoid Them

(NC) Home makeovers and repairs are on the rise, as we try to make our spaces more livable and functional. But even if you prefer to DIY most projects, some inevitably require the help of a professional. Finding a reliable contractor is where you can run into trouble, as there are many contractor scams in the industry. “While on the ground […]

Tips to Help You Get Back on Top of Your Finances

(NC) As the Canadian economy recovers from the disruptions caused by COVID-19, it has become clear that a growing number of Canadians are under increased financial stress. If you are among those facing financial pressures, the following tips and tools can help you gain the upper hand and take charge of your personal finances.   […]

Sustainable Laundry: Help the Planet While Saving Your Clothes

(NC) When it comes to making eco-friendly lifestyle choices for your home, the laundry room is often overlooked. Fortunately, reducing the impact of washing and drying clothes not only contributes to a greener home, it can also save money and make clothes last longer. While appliances play a key role in sustainability, other small changes to your laundry routine can go a long way in helping your environmental footprint […]

Canada’s Agri-food Sector Needs More Young People, Diverse Talent

(NC) The pandemic is helping us learn how important it is to be able to produce local food right here in Canada. This means that cultivating the next generation of tech-savvy farmers will soon become one of the country’s top priorities. A recently released report from RBC finds that while 37 per cent of the […]

Payday Loans: Not the Best Way to Borrow Money

(NC) Payday loans are a very expensive way to borrow money. Even if you’re struggling financially, think twice—and crunch the numbers—before getting this type of loan. Depending on the rules in your province, payday lenders can charge fees of $15 to $25 per $100 that you borrow. As an example, let’s say you borrow $300 […]