How To Grow Your Own Tobacco and the Benefits of Planting Your Own

Tobacco is famous for the adverse effects it has on our health. However, according to experts, there are benefits of tobacco if you are choosing a mix ratio, such as it lowers the risk of Parkinson’s disease, lowers obesity, lowers the risk of knee-replacement surgery, and so on. The experts claimed that the medicinal use of tobacco is for colds and catarrh.
Now let’s talk further about how to grow your tobacco and why you should do it.
Why Grow Your Own Tobacco
Tobacco plants are not just affordable and fun to use…

Breakup Aftermath: Who Gets to Keep the Dog?

When you’re starting, you bought a pup to raise your partner in the apartment you share. Now that you’ve split, properties are getting divvied up, and boundaries are reclaimed. After a lot of moving out and moving on, who gets the pup?
It is a dilemma as both of you have a valid claim to your little fur-baby. But as much as both of you needed furry kisses to get you through this emotionally rocky times, you need to think of what’s best for your pup. Decide on who can best take care of the dog on their own.
Who has a flexible time? If you knew you have to spend most of your time at work and your partner can see to your …

Five Quick and Easy Fixes to Perk Up Your Porch

Don’t you just love a nice little porch to place that good old rocking chair to sip your morning tea or welcome you after a hard day’s work? Well, we all do, so we compiled these quick and easy fixes to perk up your little porch with budget-friendly upgrades.

Check your porch. Include your porch in your routine house cleaning. The outdoors can be harsh on porches and often leave them dusty, exposed to termites, or rusty.
Bring your hammer and nails out. Replace those squeaky floorboards or tighten screws here and there. Safety first!
Add some colors. …

No Yard, No Problem: Build Your Own Pocket Garden

Growing your food is a trend nowadays, as numerous websites and lifestyle shows feature the health benefits of home-grown food to you and your family. However, growing your food in the city can be quite a challenge for most city-dwellers due to various issues such as limited space, access to proper sunlight exposure, or lack of good soil source.
Fret not, aspiring garden guru because we got you. Surprisingly, some herbs and veggies grow well in pots. Tomatoes, peppers, salad greens, and micro-greens don’t have deep roots and grow up to a manageable height making them perfect potted food factories right on your windowsill. For …

Being Money Smart: Ways to Improve your Financial Position

People often equate financial position to the amount of money a person makes or their credit history, but being financially literate, you can see that it’s more than just that. Your financial position paints a bigger picture starring you, your money, and the relationship you share. With a little bit of time, you can be money smart and improve your financial position.
You need to understand where you are financial. This can be a starter since your next financial decisions will ride on how much you need to improve. Once you know where you are, you can start going where you want to go. Stay on top of your finances, pay your bills on …

Aimia Defend Against Air Canada’s Court Move to Halt Upcoming Merger

Aimia Inc. is persistent in depending on the Quebec Superior Court against Air Canada who seeks to halt a merger that Aimia sees as their ticket for reinvention. Air Canada filed for an injunction against Aimia’s proposed merger with a tech company Waterloo, Ont. to form Kognitiv Corp. The merger announced on April 29, will leave Aimia with a 49 percent stake.
It can be remembered that Aimia sold Aeroplan, one of their rewards program, to Air Canada last year. Aimia alleges that the court filings by Air Canada is without merit and shows abuse of process as it will result in breaches of non-competition and confidentiality matters …

Rift with China Stalls Huawei’s Ambition for Canada, Says Security Experts

Huawei Technologies Co. is aspiring to become the top supplier of 5G technology in Canada. Everything seems going their way until an extradition case was ruled to proceed to the next stage by a BC Supreme Court judge. The case was against Meng Wanzhou, one of Huawei’s executives and the founder’s daughter.
After this, Huawei’s ambitions are put in jeopardy. Jonathan Berkshire Miller, an international security issues expert, said in an interview on Thursday that Canada tried to keep Huawei’s role in 5G technology separate from the legal setback the company suffered. But China’s recent moves, including blocking Canadian …

Garrioch Tee Off for the Primary Time this Season Despite the Pandemic

After almost 68 days at home, Ottawa Sun’s journalist Bruce Garrioch heads off to the Hylands Golf Membership after talking to Ottawa Senators conditioning coach Chris Schwarz for a phone interview. It is his seventh year at the Hylands Golf membership, and he admits that he had been waiting for the course to open.
Because of the pandemic, specific rules need to be implemented. He said there is no bodily contact, and they had to refrain from the usual handshakes and hugs. “Just friendly and honest thanks.” he said.
The management had to implement window hours to accommodate golfers so as not to violate the distancing. …

Season Stats Looking Good for the Senators Except Crowd Attendance

The stats of the season are final, and things are looking good for the Senators as they gained a 25 percent chance of landing the first pick in the entry draft. This puts them as the leading team in the league.
However, things are not looking good for them as they failed to fill the seats at the Canadian Tire Centre for most of the team’s home games this season. The NHL attendance report showed at ESPN.com gives the Senator a 12,618 average crowd audience for the season. Right above them is the Islanders at 12,810. The Senators also placed a lousy percentage for building capacity filled with 65.9 percent landing nowhere near …

The Ottawa Senators Looking Forward After Some Off-Season Changes Rocks the Game

According to Pierre Dorion, the general manager of the Ottawa Senators, the team is looking back on last year’s highlights and looking ahead at the uncertain 2020-2021 campaign as some off-season changes are being made underway. Dorion will hold the Senator’s end of the season press conference with local media through a Zoom call on Thursday afternoon.
The usual conference used to be held at the Canadian Tire Centre, but due to the pandemic, Dorion held it through his office at his Ottawa home, where he stayed since March. He discussed some of the changes involved, such as putting coach D.J. Smith behind the bench, the drafts …