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10 Foods to Eat on Your Next Montreal Trip

(0) Comments | Posted July 17, 2015 | 3:11 PM

On a recent visit to Montreal, I had the very good fortune of being hosted by the Marriott Chateau Champlain and Tourisme Montreal. I was in perfect company to compile this top 10 list.


1. Poutine, any kind of poutine but if you...

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This Christmas We Were Given the Gift of a Child

(0) Comments | Posted December 27, 2012 | 4:26 PM

This Christmas was to have been extra special for us with the birth of our first grandchild last April. He/she would have been eight months old. I was with my son and his wife when the baby was lost to us all. I have rarely experienced such heart ache, not...

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Ten Foods You Should Be Eating More Of

(1) Comments | Posted December 5, 2012 | 12:15 AM

Someone once said to me: "For ultimate good health, instead of focusing on what you should be eliminating from your daily diet, focus instead on consuming the foods that will increase your wellness." Darn it, who was it who said this to me? I am going to have to search...

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My Husband and I Are Newspaper-Sharing Soulmates

(1) Comments | Posted December 4, 2012 | 8:46 AM

One of the many traditions that my husband and I are establishing as we eke closer to becoming empty nesters is that we have a Saturday morning date where we read the newspaper together. Pots of coffee are brewed -- his rich and strong with liberal amounts of cinnamon and...

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Real Men Like Sheldon Kennedy Speak Out Against Abuse

(1) Comments | Posted November 22, 2012 | 8:19 AM

As a professional Media Planner, I get lots of wonderful invitations to be present at events like the one that I attended November 20. Some of them are pure entertainment, some educational and others life changing. This was the latter.

Beyond Borders is an organization...

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Six Benefits of Hanging Out with Toddlers

(1) Comments | Posted November 13, 2012 | 12:02 PM

You might think that with Doug and I being as close as we are to becoming empty-nesters, we would be done hanging out with little ones. Actually the opposite is true. As we get older, we crave our time with the youngest members of our family and the young families...

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I Volunteer...as a Baby Hugger

(1) Comments | Posted November 7, 2012 | 5:59 PM

When our eldest daughter was gravely ill and we spent two months in the hospital, we were so blessed by the dedication of the staff of the Children's Hospital of Winnipeg's Health Science Centre. While we were confined to the hospital, Kate attended school, went to a wonderfully equipped playroom,...

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Learning How to Drink at a Beer and Cheese Party

(0) Comments | Posted November 1, 2012 | 6:14 PM

I was recently invited to attend a "new" spin on an old favourite -- a beer and cheese tasting, as opposed to a traditional wine and cheese party. I say "new" with qualifiers because of course both beer and wine have existed since the beginning of time.

First up was...

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An Amazing We Day in Manitoba

(1) Comments | Posted November 1, 2012 | 1:06 PM

I had a spectacular day at my second We Day event in Winnipeg which took place this past Tuesday, October 30, 2012. . I was awed and humbled to be in the room with one of the greatest men who has ever lived: President Mikhail Gorbachev. Through his interpreter and...

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Reasons to Attend We Day in Winnipeg

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2012 | 6:28 PM

As I look towards next week and my schedule of responsibilities and events, I am keeping Tuesday, October 30th clear so that I can attend We Day, coming again to Winnipeg.

We Day is a movement of young people leading local and global, social change. The We Day organizers believe...

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