Debt Consolidation: a good thing or a bad thing?

By Lama Farran Having multiple loans and credit cards to pay off can be a sure recipe for overwhelm and insomnia. This is when your financial institution will recommend applying...

Transforming an Existing Outdoor Living Space is Always an Exciting Adventure.

by Steph Tanguay One thing is for sure, in the outdoor living world things are progressing nicely, as they have for the past 6 or 7 years. Landscape renovation projects...
Lama Farren

A Miniature Emergency Fund

by Lama Farran Most financial experts would advise you to have an emergency fund equivalent to 3-6 months of basic living expenses. Let’s first explore what is considered an emergency...
Bijou

Bijou Resto Bar – Airport Marriott Hotel

Bijou First thing that comes to mind is that they named the restaurant appropriately.  It is a real gem. Decor is modern, elegant and inviting.  The lunch menu was reasonably priced...
Quebec women still paid less than men

Quebec Women are still being paid less than men

"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but tothe collective efforts of all who care about human rights.” Gloria...
Food security

Grocery chains encourage shoppers to give to area food banks

by Kevin Woodhouse www.thesuburban.com "While there hasn't been a significant increase in demand over the last three years, the face of poverty has changed," Dany Michaud said in reference to food...
Wine Cellars West Island Blog

Ron’s Real Estate Report – Wine Cellars

In recent years, Quebecers have become great wine aficionados. By refining their knowledge of wine, they have also developed their taste buds and become more demanding of the quality...

Jasmine Sharma wins Hubert Reeves Environmental Award and $1,000 grant in Vaudreuil-Dorion

by Rhonda Massad The city of Vaudreuil-Dorion awarded the 2014 Hubert-Reeves prize to highlight the involvement of a citizen to Jasmine Sharma for her positive impact on the environment. According to...

Leave the Phone Alone while driving

Hash tag X means text conversation is on pause The Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators has launched the campaign Leave the Phone Alone.  The hashtag x, meaning a text...

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