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Cold Weather Cautions for Business Owners

As cold weather settles into many areas of the country, taking precautions now can help protect your business from winter hazards that frequently cause business interruptions and undermine company productivity and profits. Sudden Cold Snaps. We’re always surprised by them, so planning ahead for[...]

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Practice Fire Safety During Holiday Celebrations

From your friends at Paul Davis, we wish you all the best this holiday season. Nothing would make us happier during the rest of this year and next than to not see the consequences of home fires that typically peak around the holidays. Extra care and safety at home can take a back seat during [...]

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2017 Business Predictions to Consider

Predicting the ups and downs for the year ahead is akin to predicting tomorrow’s winning lottery numbers or next week’s hockey scores. But looking over the horizon to the coming year is a task most businesses devote keen attention to. So we compiled these 5 predictions that are expected to[...]

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Understanding Those Newer Light Bulbs

Have you ever found yourself scratching your head in confusion in the light bulb aisle? You’re not alone. Between technology and Canada’s standards for efficient light bulbs, this technology is continuing to evolve, meaning that consumer light bulb options are evolving, too. Keep in mind that[...]

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What to Say When Dialing 911

No one likes to think about where they’ll be when they have to dial 9-1-1. Whether calling for themselves, a family member, or a complete stranger, no one quite knows how they’ll react in an emergency situation. That said, it’s vital to share some really important information with your 9-1-1[...]

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Shoppers, Start Your Engines

There are so many things to love about the holidays. From spending time with family you love but see only once or twice a year to breaking out some of your favorite recipes, it’s easy to get caught up in the magic of the holiday season. One thing that is sure to happen in November? [...]

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Honour Our Veterans

Does your family celebrate Remembrance Day? While World War I, also known as “The Great War,” officially ended on June 28, 1919, fighting had actually ceased about seven months earlier. The armistice went into effect between the Germans and the Allied Nations at the eleventh hour of the eleventh[...]

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Zika Facts and Fiction

Chances are that you’ve heard quite a bit about the Zika virus. The difficult part is separating fact from fiction. There are no reports of mosquitoes spreading the Zika virus in Canada. However, there’s an ongoing low level of risk to Canadians travelling to some countries and some areas in[...]