Posts By: caroline

I Don’t Have Time…

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At some point, we’ve all said it.   We say “I don’t have time” when we perceive that our life gets busy or when we don’t want to feel guilty about skipping something.   Often that “something” that we are skipping is really something we should be doing but we are assuaging our conscious into thinking that… Read more »

The Living Monument

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We must remember. If we do not, the sacrifice of those one hundred thousand Canadian lives will be meaningless. They died for us, for their homes and families and friends, for a collection of traditions they cherished and a future they believed in; they died for Canada. The meaning of their sacrifice rests with our… Read more »

Is the Grass Really Greener Over There?

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Troubles can come in life when we believe the myth that the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.  We can be taken over by envy, believing that other people have the good stuff and then feeling depressed, anxious, and maybe even a little bit angry.  We can be overcome by… Read more »

Happy National Chocolate Day!

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What a time of revelry and yummy-gooey deliciousness. Big Candy knew what it was doing when they put this important holiday right next to Halloween. Now we can have a whole cocoa bender until November comes around. Created by the National Confectioners Association, National Chocolate Day is observed annually on October 28th.  As a testament… Read more »


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Yesterday, I put my winter tires on my car. Today, fat snowflakes, a little bit of freezing rain, and a splat of mixed precipitation have me convinced that winter is right around the corner. That means it’s time to get prepared. I’m not saying that you need to hibernate like a bear, but it’s never… Read more »

2016 Learning Grant Winner!

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Congratulations to Zoe Lawless, a long time member of Bow Valley Credit Union on being selected as a 2016 winner of CRI Canada’s Learning Grant Program!  Best of luck with your studies Zoe!