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  1. Hirch is a radio guy not a TV guy. Its 2 different roles, one you need to explain more whats going on (radio) and one you sometimes just need less (TV). He was asked to do a task that he's not usually doing, I don't blame him for being off for the TV side.
  2. Dad's have the legal right to take paternity leave. Mother gets the first 15 weeks (I think) then the rest of the 1 year/18 months time can be split. I took 8 months off work with my son. Has nothing to do with unions, its a family thing now thats mandated by government that the last 8-9 months can go to whichever parent. They did recently put in a 3 week fathers time to help with the kids, I could have taken that with my second too but I had just come back from a broken leg and needed to start making more money again so I didn't even use that to my advantage.
  3. Only been 1 year as a full time NHL player now with Florida at 24 years old. Spent 3 years bouncing back and forth for Chicago and even 19/20 was AHL only with Charlotte. Maybe he finally found a home that works in Florida but not like he's been ripping it up in the NHL as a full timer for years now.
  4. But the antivaccers on facebook keep telling me "but vaccinated keep getting cases too!" Its almost like they have zero reading comprehension that the vaccine is to keep you from ending up sick and in the hospital, not to keep case count down.... I see Covid School Tracker on twitter has a lot of schools popping up, wondering if they are doing "outbreaks" by different standards than the government. I know if my daycare closes, I am gonna be pissed. Not only will we have to take time off to look after the kids but last time it happened it closed for 14 days and didn't hit the 15 day threshold for refunds. So I would be out of work not making money and not getting daycare refund for time missed. God I hope that doesn't happen.
  5. Sweet I will give that a read once I got some time thanks mate
  6. I remember there was a question on CBC twitter or something asking topics you wanted to hear about, I kept tweeting I wanted to know the panama papers update since many countries had taken an active approach and Canada was like "yea its gonna take 5 years to get this sorted out" Still never heard an update on it really.
  7. 3rd day in a row of getting stopped out of positions. Oh well. That's a change.... Didn't see that happening, another 3 hit stops today. Oh well looks like I'm cash heavy now.
  8. That's why some stores started those "imperfect veggies" section. When I worked at a compost site, we used to get peppers, etc that looked, felt, and probably tasted perfect but they didn't pass quality control set by stores as a funny shaped or colored pepper would end up never getting grabbed and thrown out anyways. Used to get 40 yards bins of them all the time.
  9. Wonder if they are going to lose certain trick or treaters this year.
  10. I was hoping they were going to trade him in the offseason after the good Canada performance. Was thinking it could possibly have been a Wiggins+ for Simmons but I highly doubt that'll happen now
  11. "Ok kids get those coats on, its gonna be cold inside this year!"
  12. You tried to buy NVEI and bought NUVCF instead? Same company just looks like its not listed on the nasdaq or anything down there. You just bought in USD instead of CAD so you'll probably be paying the 1.5%-2% foreign exchange (can't remember what I pay with RBC when I do it). If you sell keep the money in there, don't remove it from the TFSA, you can still buy and build it back up with something else if you wanted. Or simply just hold and see if she keeps going back up. Just found an article on MontleyFool (some people like them, I find them ok) and they seem to like it. I have had numerous stocks dip 20%+ under my buy, if you believe in them just hold them. Not everything is going to be a winner from day 1, I have learned that the hard way with panic selling. Just make sure you have things in your mind, are they day, week, month, year or lifetime buys? That'll change your outlook on positions even if they dip. TFSA is probably better to buy some safer stocks overall though. https://www.fool.ca/2021/09/24/could-nuvei-corp-be-a-millionaire-maker-stock/ Looks decent by that brief article, might be something you could hold for a few years if you can stomach ups and downs.
  13. My brother in law just got a house for his family here in the Fraser Valley, had a basement suite, they had a girl come look at it and talked to her about renting and she burst into tears and told her friend with her to pinch her when they offered her the place because it was $1400 when older places (this was a new build for him, nothing amazing but decent house) were going for $1800 for one bedrooms with much less quality. Wife and I are looking for a home now, neither of us want renters really but if we found a place we could get a decent renter even at a below market value it would take a huge burden financially off us. So many decisions to make.
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