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Everyone deserves a “book mate” early in life

Book Mates Helps Connect Children with Reading

Everyone deserves a “book mate” early in life and with the help of Book Mates Inc, families can enhance their reading abilities through a variety of family literacy programs. An Idea in the Making Almost three decades ago, education professor Beverley Zakaluk had a very simple idea. She would partner her Faculty of Education students with […]

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Al Morin, President and CEO

Exiting ACU, Entering the Blogosphere

Time is an interesting thing. When I joined ACU in 1980, I saw my whole career ahead of me. Assiniboine was where I wanted to be and together, ACU and I have weathered a lot of change. I remember when I bought ACU’s first computers – two of them – one for me and one […]

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Fruit Share

Fruit Share: Sharing the Backyard Bounty

For Getty Stewart, getting fresh fruit doesn’t necessarily mean a trip to the store. “I was raised in Germany where my family had its own orchard,” says Stewart, a Home Economist. “Then we moved to a farm in Southwest Manitoba where we grew our own food, foraged, and picked fruit. We never let any of […]

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Don’t Stress your Debt

Tips to Help You Manage Debt Stress

In 2011, Canadian household debt was 2.5 times higher than it was in 1989. This has many Canadians worried about the impact this is having on them now, or will have on them when interest rates go up. Here are some warning signs to watch for. Are you: feeling stressed or worried about your debt […]

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TFSA

TFSA Basics

A Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) is a great tool for saving, whether you’re saving for a rainy day, home repairs, or retirement. Because you can withdraw the money tax-free whenever you need it, TFSAs are also a good choice for an emergency savings fund. If you do withdraw money from your TFSA, you won’t lose […]

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