Download the State Farm® Canada app and WIN! #BeABetterDriver

So there’s a new contest out and I thought I’d share a little about it. State Farm Canada wants everyone, regardless of which insurance company they’re with, to see how much money they could save with the Telematics program. As an added incentive, they’re hosting a contest where you could win a $100 Amazon gift… Continue reading Download the State Farm® Canada app and WIN! #BeABetterDriver

Word Wednesday – Para what?

As I wrote in an August Word Wednesday Post, I love the Olympic and Paralympic games. I love the way entire countries rise up behind their athletes and how small acts of kindness between athletes make you realize that even in the heat of competition, people are inclined to help one another. One of the… Continue reading Word Wednesday – Para what?

Word Wednesday – New Beginnings

The new Prime Minister being sworn in. Photo from @JustinTrudeau on Twitter.

Canada got a new Prime Minister today. Just 16 days after Canadians voted decisively for real change, Justin Trudeau was sworn in as Canada’s 23rd Prime Minister at Rideau Hall this morning.  While not everyone is happy about this (but honestly no government will ever please everyone), I am excited for the change. I think… Continue reading Word Wednesday – New Beginnings

Word Wednesday – Election 42 Edition

Courtesy of Elections Canada

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or aren’t Canadian), you will have heard that a general election has been called for October 19th 2015. The election period is an unusually long 12 weeks (most are considerably shorter) and I’m already sick of the rhetoric. It’s like the old joke – how can you tell… Continue reading Word Wednesday – Election 42 Edition

Word Wednesday Part IV

My view from the Press Box for the 2012 Grey Cup pregame ceremony.

So I’m feeling a bit of pressure here. I’m told that the fourth installment of a series should be the best. Many of my geeky friends argue that the fourth Star Wars (Episode IV: A New Hope, which was actually the first one released… so now I’m not sure if it fits my point) is… Continue reading Word Wednesday Part IV