Lifestyles

Published on Thu, 11/25/2010 by World Vision Canada

Keep your perspective: Remain sane this Christmas

Keep your perspective: Remain sane this Christmas

The holiday season has somehow become one of the most taxing times of the year. From party planning, to dinner menus, to gift shopping, what used to be a simple and relaxing time of year has become a source of stress and chaos. This Christmas, why not consider making things simple by following these easy holiday tips:

Published on Tue, 10/05/2010 by World Vision Canada

Turkey, thanks and time to give back--make this Thanksgiving stand for something.

Turkey, thanks and time to give back--make this Thanksgiving stand for something.

This Thanksgiving, many Canadians are looking for ways to show their appreciation and give thanks for everything they have been blessed with. As families come together to mark the end of the harvest season, homes overflow with food and good company. This Thanksgiving, why not take the opportunity to celebrate in a meaningful way?

Published on Mon, 10/04/2010 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Win a Visit from Robert Munsch!

Win a Visit from Robert Munsch!

Families invited to write a story together and enter national contest online at http://www.FamilyLiteracyDay.ca to win a visit from renowned children’s author

Published on Tue, 09/28/2010 by World Vision Canada

Birthday wishes from around the world

Birthday wishes from around the world

Whether it’s a birthday for a special someone, or you just got picked to plan a party for a colleague, putting together a birthday bash for an adult can be a challenge. If you’re looking for an idea with almost endless possibilities, from simple to extravagant, and lots of opportunity for originality and participation, why not consider an international theme? You might want to include some of the following elements in your “Birthday wishes from around the world” party:

Published on Tue, 09/21/2010 by World Vision Canada

Environmental tips: Reduce, reuse, recycle and remember?

Environmental tips: Reduce, reuse, recycle and remember?

Environmental issues may be complex, but doing your part to help the planet can be surprisingly simple. Living a greener lifestyle by making small changes to your day-to-day routine can significantly impact the waste you produce. Here are few easy steps you can take this fall for a green makeover:

Published on Wed, 09/01/2010 by Toronto International Boat Show

The Toronto International Boat Show asks How Does Your Dog Chill?

The Toronto International Boat Show asks How Does Your Dog Chill?

For Immediate Release

Canada’s largest boat show launches contest for 2011 show
January 8-11, 2011 Direct Energy Centre

Published on Tue, 07/20/2010 by Public Health Agency of Canada

Playing it Safe with Food this Summer

Playing it Safe with Food this Summer

By Dr. David Butler-Jones MD, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada

Each year, the arrival of summer is synonymous with spending increased time outside. For many of us, these months mean sharing moments with family and friends, and when it comes to entertaining, nothing compares to sitting around a picnic table or grilling on the barbeque!

Published on Mon, 04/12/2010 by World Vision Canada

Spring forward into volunteering

Spring forward into volunteering

As the snow begins to melt and winter leaves us for yet another year, spirits are lifted with the warming springtime sun. This spring, why not lift the spirits of others by volunteering your time. Volunteering can be as simple as helping out a neighbour in need, assisting a local charity looking for some extra hands, or joining forces with a larger global campaign. Here are some easy ideas to get you started:

Published on Tue, 03/16/2010 by Public Health Agency of Canada

Healthier Communities Supporting Healthier Lifestyles

Healthier Communities Supporting Healthier Lifestyles

By Dr. David Butler-Jones MD, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada

Published on Mon, 01/04/2010 by The Home Depot

Take advantage of the Home Renovation Tax Credit before it’s too late!

Take advantage of the Home Renovation Tax Credit before it’s too late!

During the holiday season families come together to celebrate, but busy households can bring scratched walls, scuffed floors or even worse: provide in-laws with the opportunity to point out that your 1970’s patterned wallpaper is no longer the height of fashion.

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