Monthly Archives:: December 2006

Five Inventions You Didn’t Know Were Canadian

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I had some free time this afternoon and was feeling just a tad patriotic, so I decided to hop on wikipedia and discover some of the groovier things invented by our fellow Canadians. What follows are five of the more surprising things I had come across, complete with wikiquotes and links to the original articles…. Read more »

35 Most Outrageous Fees (and how to avoid them)

Posted by & filed under Tips & Tricks. has just posted a great little article on a number of ridiculous fees that we’ll all face at one time or another in life, and what we can do to avoid them. A few of them may not apply to Canadians, but ignore those and you’ll find more than 2 dozen great tips and… Read more »

The North American House Hippo

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My wife and I were watching the old boob tube the other night and were delighted to see one of our favourite ads pop on. I’m sure you’ve all seen it, but just in case you haven’t (or if it’s been as long since you’ve seen it as it was for us) let me bring… Read more »

Boxing Week Canada: Deals from Zellers, The Bay, Sears, Danier Leather, Sport Check, The Brick, Shoppers Drug Mart, London Drugs, Walmart, Future Shop…

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Thanks Emma for this huge list of deals and boxing day picks Zellers – Xbox 360 Premium + 12 month Live Gold Kit with Vision cam + wireless controller – $549.97 – Boxing Day Only: 30 Pack Nestle Pure Life Water – $2.97 – Comforters – $9.99 – Save 40% off All Sony Headphones –… Read more »

Last Minute Shopping Ideas – 1 Day to Go!

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Let’s face facts – you dropped the ball. It’s Christmas Eve, and you still have shopping to do. Pretty soon those stores are going to be closed, and you’re going to be up the creek without a paddle. Or are you? Whether you like it or not, there’s one place left. It may smack of… Read more »