Everyone has their own Christmas Eve traditions -- Some bake, others pickle. Some hang out with family, while others avoid them completely knowing that the next 24 hours will be spent trying to get away from them. Unfortunately, not everyone can simply do whatever they want on Santa’s only work day of the year as some still have to work themselves and many are forced into last minute shopping because pickling takes way longer than they thought. 

Being a responsible reporter, Paul Lemieux finished his shopping weeks ago and would prefer not to work on Christmas Eve by covering the last minute shopper scene, so he did the next best thing. Watch the segment from last night's Late O'Clock News or save it for Christmas Eve when it’ll be more authentic!