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Can You “Binge Sleep” and Catch Up? (on a long weekend)

After a busy work week many of us find ourselves craving a little extra shut-eye.  Without getting our 7-8 hours night after night,  the thought process is to “binge sleep” and catch up. I personally like to binge read a

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The Easter Bunny Returns with Tasty Treats Today!

Check out Bob’s Top 5!  (for bunny’s whereabouts) 1) Easter Events in the Area. (all today Saturday) a) Brantford: Myrtleville House Annual Easter Egg Hunt.  The annual Easter Egg Hunt with fun for all ages. The hunt begins at 10:30am

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What’s Open and Closed this Long Weekend!

1) Government offices, are closed from Friday to Easter Monday. 2) Mail won’t be delivered Good Friday through Monday inclusive. 3) Most malls will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Sunday. 4) Most grocery stores will be closed on

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Have a Great Easter Weekend!

For Easter Egg Hunts and other Weekend Treasures! Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1) Easter Events in the Area. a) Brantford: Easter at Addies 359 Blue Lake Rd., St. George Friday at 10-1PM. While awaiting your turn to hunt for

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Did You Check Your Smoke Detector?

This past week, North Carolina-based company Kidde, from North Carolina recalled nearly 500,000 smoke detectors that might not be able to detect smoke.  There are two models affected – PI2010CA and PI9010CA. The model numbers can be found on the back

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The First Weekend of Spring (Looks a Bit on the Chilly Side)!

For some ideas, indoors and out…. Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1) Hamilton: Around the Bay Road Race.  It is the oldest on the continent, first run in 1894, three years before the Boston Marathon. Rich in tradition, it has

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Adidas Ultraboost Shoes Made from Ocean Plastic!

More than eight million tons of plastic is dumped into oceans every single year and now some environmentalists believe that there will be more plastic than fish in the sea by the year 2050. Adidas and their environmental partner, Parley for

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Happy St Patrick’s Day!

For some ideas to finish your March break on an Irish high….. Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1) Kitchener: Paint Waterloo Region Green . The third annual IRL Festival is bringing contemporary and traditional Irish culture to the Waterloo Region.

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Medal Magic! 4 for the Canadians on Day 1 at the Paralympics!

He’s Golden! Mac Marcoux of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.,  with guide, Jack Leitch, won his first Paralympic visually impaired downhill race taking the gold in a blistering one minute, 23.93 seconds. Meantime, para nordic veteran Mark Arendz of Hartsville, P.E.I.,

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Hey Students, Parents, (and Teachers!!!!) For Some March Break Fun….Indoors and Out..

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Maple Syrup Festivals!   a) Campbellville: Maple Town.  Come see how sap is magically transformed into sweet, sticky syrup. Learn the secrets of making maple candy and try some free samples. Enjoy piping hot

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Selfie Photos….a Plastic Surgeon’s Best Friend?

New research from a study at Rutgers University claims that selfies may motivate people to get a nose  job. The reason for this is that the short distance between the face and the camera used to take a selfie makes

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Countdown to Spring? 17 Days (and the sap is flowing)

Check out Bob’s Top 5! (Fun stuff within an hour’s drive!) 1. Hamilton: Maple Syrup Festival. Nothing says Spring like a warm sunny day in the sugar bush at Westfield Heritage Village. Explore historical and modern methods of making of

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Canadians on Day 15 at the Olympics!

Gold in Men’s Snowboarding! Canadian Sebastien Toutant won the gold medal in men’s snowboarding big air, bringing home Canada’s 11th gold medal of these Games. What a Nail Biter! Canada took Olympic bronze in men’s hockey on Saturday, beating the

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RRSP Contribution Deadline is Thursday March 1!

The RRSP deadline for the tax year 2017, is this coming Thursday March 1 by end of day.   You will find your RRSP contribution limit on last years Notice of Assessment from the Canada Revenue Agency. It is 18%

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Who Has the Best Chili Recipe on The Planet?

You’re about to find out….. Check out Bob’s Top 5 1. Brantford: Chili Willy Cook Off.  Strodes BBQ & Deli, The BIA and Harmony Square are proud to present the 11th Annual. Brantford’s finest eateries will compete for the coveted

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