Daybreak Alberta | Dec 8, 2012 | 9:27

No Money Christmas

Karen Johnson-Diamond is an Alberta actor and performer. Her family has been practicing what they call a No-Money Christmas for 16 years. She tells Russell Bowers about why they take this approach.

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