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While You’re Away

How to Protect Your Home While You’re away on Vacationing Most home break-ins are crimes of opportunity. Burglars watch residences waiting to spot a weakness they can exploit, such as the owners going...
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Nurturing Hope

Having Hope It is a deep and meaningful perspective on what hope offers us. We all have that “thing with feathers” within us. We all have the capacity to feel hope, to think positively in tough times...
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Unexpected Guest

Guess who’s staying for dinner? This may happen more that you know, that is the unexpected guest.  What about the friend who calls when he’s in the neighborhood, the neighbor who rings the door bell,...
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Snow Shoveling

Safety First: In Canada we get a lot of snow throughout the country.  As for any yard maintenance job, priority #1 in snow shoveling is safety, followed closely by comfort and efficiency. Consider doing...
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Ottawa Home Price

Average Ottawa home price expected to rise 4% in 2019 This story was updated with Re/Max's corrected figures for average home price in 2018. Ottawa’s home prices are expected to continue rising into...