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To tree or not to tree?

Is fake or real more economical for your budget and the environment? Shiral Tobin goes out on  a limb so you can decide for yourself. Whether you choose the cheap big box choice for $20 at Ikea, a charity lot like Aunt Leah's, or cutting one down (for free, with permit) for yourself on crown land  ,or a Christmas tree farm, you can certainly find something that won't leave you pinched for cash or holiday spirit.   If you plan earlier enough (like November) you can even rent a tree in Vancouver, or have one delivered.  But according to forestry company carbonsync, real trees are more environmentally friendly than artificial.

Hear why:

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example of an Ikea tree