Four Tips for Alternative Gift Givers
Alternative gifts, like donating to a charity, are rising in popularity as more and more people try to connect their global concerns with their everyday lives. In fact, eight in 10 Canadians – agree they’d rather receive something meaningful and memorable.
Receiving a goat for Christmas can seem a bit “out there” for some. Here are a few tips to bring your gift recipients around to the idea that their gifts may say “baaa” while doing a world of good this year.
Have a holly jolly green Christmas: Eco-friendly options for this holiday season
Christmas is not only a time to celebrate with family and friends, but it’s also a time to be more conscious about the environment. Every Christmas, Canadians throw-out thousands of tonnes of holiday packaging, use more energy to decorate their homes and cut down millions of Christmas trees without replanting new ones. This Christmas, why not try and be a little greener? By fine-tuning your Christmas décor, cutting back on packaged goods and wrapping, you can give your Christmas an eco-friendly makeover. Here are some tips to make your Christmas a little greener:
Make this holiday season a healthy one
By Dr. David Butler-Jones MD, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada
The holiday season is upon us, and this means attending and hosting holiday parties with family and friends. The holiday season is the perfect time for germs and illnesses like the H1N1 flu to spread. In order to stay healthy this holiday season it’s important to keep some general health tips in mind.
Stumped on what to get a senior this Christmas? Try charitable giving
They won the Second World War, withstood the tumult of the sixties and seventies, and made Canada what it is today. Closer to home, they’re the parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents who loved and raised you.
They’ve given so much. So what the heck do you give them?
Last-minute tips for holiday gift ideas
By: Claudette Mortimer
At the end of every holiday season, I promise myself that next year will be different. Next year, I will be organized and I will make a list. Next year, I will start my holiday shopping in August and finish by November. Next year, I’ll really get my act together!
DON’T FREEZE YOUR FRONT END THIS WINTER
Simple Tips Protect Your Vehicle During Cold Temperatures and Tough Driving Conditions
LONDON, Ont. – With winter weather comes salty, sandy roads, foggy driving conditions and limited visibility for your vehicle. But a few simple tips from can give your vehicle the equivalent of winter parka and ski goggles to protect it all winter long.
Perfect gift ideas for that special someone in your life
The holiday season can be a hectic time, especially when it comes to picking out gifts. No matter what the occasion, have fun finding that special gift for that special someone this Christmas:
Holiday shopping tip
As holiday shoppers brave the crowds in the malls this holiday season, there is a new way for them to make sure they are moving through the checkout more quickly – by making sure they know the PIN for their chip card. Canadian financial institutions have been rolling out credit cards with chip technology for over a year so many of the Visa cards in Canada now have chip and PIN technology.
Tis' the Season for Learning!
10 family literacy tips and activities to warm the winter holidays
(Toronto, ON, December 1, 2009) – Winter holidays provide an excellent opportunity for families and friends to spend time together learning and practicing literacy skills.
A snowbird to-do list
Much like the nation’s geese, Canadians love to fly south for the winter.
In fact, the state of Florida alone receives about a million seasonal visitors, many of whom are from Canada and affectionately known as snowbirds.