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Crossing the border can be taxing | Tax | Money Savings | Larkycanuck.com

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sharing the border with the U.S. means it is relatively easy to cross the border for a holiday or to visit an outlet mall. Infrequent visitors who are in the U.S. for 31 days or less a year are considered visitors and are not generally subject to U.S. income tax. However, Canadians spending more time […]

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Lost and Found in Moose Jaw | Budget Adventure Travel

| September 2, 2017 | 12 Comments

“Nooooo!” I heard her scream as the SUV in front swerved, lost control, and fishtailed right in front of us on the highway. It was a definite head-on. With a total white-out on Highway 1 it was inevitable despite the fog lights that I had turned on. I knew better not to slam the brakes […]

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Affordable Vacation in Whitehorse | Budget Adventure Travel

| August 23, 2017 | 6 Comments

When most Canadians think of Yukon, the first thing that conjures up in their mind is the great Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) effect and very cold days (brrrrr!) Well indeed I can confirm that Whitehorse, which is the capital of Yukon, has both indeed; But you are most likely to have misconceptions on both. Firstly, […]

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Northern Lights – Aurora Borealis Tour in Whitehorse |Budget Adventure Travel

| August 3, 2017 | 9 Comments

Aurora Borealis gira en Whitehorse オーロラ – ホワイトホースのオーロラツアー Aurora Borealis Tour em Whitehorse On March 13th 2013 we arrived at Whitehorse, Yukon for a once in a lifetime must-see journey to the wild north of Canada to view the spectacular atmospheric phenomenon known as the Northern Lights. El 13 de marzo año 2013 llegó a […]

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4 common tax mistakes made by students | Tax | Money Savings

| July 14, 2017 | 3 Comments

Mistake #1 – Filing only after turning 18 A common mistake made by young folks is not realizing that you have to file a tax return when you are earning taxable income and not just after turning 18. In other words, you may be a dependent while earning income (summer jobs, online work) but you are […]

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Being Fancy at SCHMANCY | Social Commentary

| July 4, 2017 | 3 Comments

On February 9, 2013 the Glenbow Museum of Calgary held its second annual fundraiser event. I am not of the type to attend major fundraiser galas of hospitals or other societies for the simple fact that bloggers don’t exactly have a lot of funds. But I am always up for raising a glass of wine for […]

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Something to Believe In | Social Commentary

| May 5, 2017 | 4 Comments

“And I had lost touch with reason I watched life criticize the truth Been waiting for a miracle I know you have too Though I know I won’t win I’ll take this one on the chin We’ll raise a toast and I’ll pretend I got something to believe in” – Bon Jovi “Something to Believe […]

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This place is becoming too Immigranty! | Social Commentary

| April 19, 2017 | 21 Comments

“They were not him, he was not them, yet they were all the same” I was waiting for the elevator along with another tenant in my apartment building in downtown Calgary. I commenced a courtesy chit-chat with this tenant. At one instance, I asked him how he liked living here (I meant in Calgary as […]

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EXPATRIATE LIVES

EXPATRIATE LIVES

| March 14, 2017 | 2 Comments

Occassionaly I feature guest bloggers on my blog who are experts in one of the areas of focus of my blog. I have known Barbara personally for several years as a career coach and she has extensive insight on various career counseling aspects. Here is a recent piece by her on expatriate lives. Enjoy. And […]

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Shaw BlueSky TV dazzles with unique TV viewing experience

Shaw BlueSky TV dazzles with unique TV viewing experience

| March 2, 2017 | 3 Comments

As a social and lifestyle blogger I enjoy one of life’s rare privileges to experience new products or services before it launches publicly and over the years I have had a variety of interesting experiences to write about. So when the opportunity to experience a new TV programming service came to me, I will admit I […]

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