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Kathy Buckworth opening her maternity & baby clothing store in Calgary, Sept 1993. Grandad, baby Alex and toddler Victoria helping out.
Kids / Life / Lifestyle / Money / Staples

The above photograph features Kathy Buckworth opening her maternity & baby clothing store in Calgary, Sept 1993. Grandad, baby Alex and toddler Victoria helping out. The idea of starting a small business is daunting to many. Yet, every year, an estimated 100,000 small businesses open up shop in Canada. In 1993, I was one of those people. With a newborn in one arm and a...

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Why 10km Runs Are So Much More Than The Running Events / Family / Health / Kids / Life / Lifestyle

On September 23rd, myself, my husband and my son-in-law will be lacing up our runners to take part in the Global Energy Race by Dempster’s at Ashbridges Bay Park in Toronto. This run benefits the North York Harvest Food Bank – so for every KM completed by participants, Dempster’s will donate 2 slices of bread. The Global Energy Race is held consecutively on the same...

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Man playing a computer games Family / Kids / Life / Lifestyle / Post City

To me “fortnight” brings up memories of spending two weeks in England with my relatives. No, we weren’t running around shooting digital enemies, but hobbling on pebbly beaches for the period of time Brits have long called a fortnight. Today’s “Fortnite” is something quite different. It’s at its base it is a third person shooter game, but it also has dancing (The Floss) and strategy,...

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