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As a father of two hockey players – and a shinny enthusiast myself – I spend a small fortune at Canadian Tire on sticks, shin-pad tape, helmets and other gear.
While I’m there, I’ll occasionally pick up a jug of washer fluid, some furnace filters or – depending on what the kids lost or outgrew that week – a bike helmet or pair of swimming goggles.