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Open & Closed On Family Day 2015

Monday February 16, 2015 is Family Day in Ontario. It is a provincial holiday but not a day off for many others. Family Day is the first long weekend of the year. Here is the confusing list of what is open

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NFL Star Takes Unprivileged Kids On Shopping Spree

Houston Texans’ receiver Andre Johnson took 11 children from the Harris County Department of Family and Protective Services to Toys ‘R’ Us yesterday and gave them 80 seconds to pick out whatever toys they wanted. This is

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Meet The Australian Clark Griswold

An Australian lawyer named David Richards has put together a holiday light display at a local mall that features more than 1.2 million lights.  The massive Christmas light display was assembled as a way to

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The Best American Black Friday Deals

For anyone heading down to the U.S. for Black Friday shopping, here is a list of good deals you may want to check out. Some offers are doorcrashers. Arrive early for the best selection. (These are at American locations only). 

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Must Know Info For Labour Day Weekend 2014

Welcome to the Labour Day long weekend. Here is your guide to what is open and closed, when transit runs and what events are happening:

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Open & Closed For Victoria Day 2014

It’s here. Welcome to the long weekend. On Monday we celebrate Victoria Day, although many affectionately refer to the extended weekend as May 2-4 weekend. Monday is a holiday and there will be fireworks. Most of the towns around the

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Open And Closed Over Christmas

Over the holidays many businesses and various services are running on a modified schedule. Here are the details:

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The Stats On Holiday Shopping This Weekend

The countdown to the holidays continues. We are just 5 days away from Christmas. That means there are 4 and a half more shopping days before the stores close early on Christmas Eve. How busy are the stores going to

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The Top Christmas Movies, Specials, & Songs

A new Harris Interactive survey says the majority of us (52%) agree that the best part about Christmas is spending time with family and friends. The study also looked into what Christmas specials and Christmas songs we like the most?

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Black Friday Sales At The Toronto Premium Outlets

This Friday is Black Friday. The new Toronto Premium Outlets in Halton Hills are preparing for a busy weekend. If you’re planning to visit the outlets, prepare for long lines and crowded stores. Here are some of the deals that

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Today Is Remembrance Day

Today is Remembrance Day. We celebrate Remembrance Day on November 11th, marking the end of World War 1. Today is a day for all Canadians to honour the soldiers who sacrificed their life by

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Open & Closed For Labour Day Weekend 2013

It’s the Labour Day long weekend. Expect the stores to be busy as parents finish off back-to-school shopping. Tuesday is the first day of school and that means rush hour will start earlier and it will be

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What Is Cinco De Mayo?

Cinco de Mayo which literally means ‘the fifth of May’ is this Sunday.  This is a Mexican national holiday recognizing the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla in 1862. The battle was fought almost 50 days after Mexico declared its

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Safety Tips For The Holidays

Police are offering some tips for a safe holiday season. When shopping they remind us to always lock our vehicles and place packages where they can’t be seen. Keep track of debit & credit cards and always

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What Is Open & Closed On Thanksgiving Monday

Thanksgiving in Canada is on Monday October 8, 2013. Here is a list of what is open and closed on the holiday.

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