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Channel your parental superpowers. Stay connected on the road with your family with Rogers Smart Drive device, and increase fun, safety and peace of mind.

How to Stay Connected on the Road and Feel Like SuperMom

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When my children were small, they believed that I had superpowers. I could hear them when they whispered in their room or in the car, see them when my back was turned. I was SuperMom, Knower of All Things. Now that we’re all older and my kids are more independent, I need to use technology to boost my superpowers and stay connected to them. I recently got Rogers Smart Drive, which really helped my super mom abilities and put some…

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Visiting Ypres with kids is one of the best ways to introduce the difficult topic of history, warfare and the importance of remembrance with your children.

Ypres with Kids: A Visit to Flanders Fields

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In the Great War between 1914-1918, Belgium became one of the main battlegrounds between the great European powers. A trench system stretching from the North Sea to Switzerland was built in the farmland and mud of Belgium and France. The trench warfare employed by military commanders resulted in over 8 million soldiers’ deaths during the four year span of World War I. As part of the British Empire, Canada enthusiastically volunteered its men to participate in what was assumed to…

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Don't collect pointless points that get you nowhere fast. Be happier and tackle your travel to do list faster with travel points with Avion.

How to Tackle Your Travel To Do List Faster with Avion

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Do you maintain a Travel Inspiration To Do List? It’s kind of like a bucket list, but without the clock-ticking, end-of-days vibe. As a travel writer, you’d think that my travel to do list is pages and pages long, and okay yes, it is. But my top five destinations may surprise you. In order, it’s Botswana, Japan, Patagonia, New Zealand, and Bhutan. We’ve been planning to hit one of these top five spots in the next twelve months – and drum…

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Budget and socially conscious travellers seeking clean, comfortable and affordable hotel accommodations can save and do good at the YWCA Hotel Vancouver.

Do Good and Stay at the YWCA Hotel Vancouver

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Finding a good hotel that meets a traveller’s needs isn’t always easy, especially in an expensive city like Vancouver. Travellers – with or without kids in tow – seeking clean, comfortable and affordable hotel accommodations in this popular west coast city should look no further than the YWCA Hotel Vancouver. Not only will you be saving money on your holiday, you’ll be doing good long after your stay at the YWCA Hotel Vancouver becomes a pleasant memory. Do Good at…

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Kids and families love to stream digital media. Here are 5 ways my family keeps our data usage in check.

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Family Data Usage in Check

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Whether we’re on the road or cozying up on the sofa at home, our family enjoys consuming digital media. With two older teenagers who LOVE to stream YouTube videos for hours at a time, managing our family data could be a big deal and expense. To make sure we’re getting the most out of our data buckets, I follow a few simple rules so that binge-watching Rick and Morty until 2 AM is no problem at all. Here are 5 easy ways…

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