Seasonal

Published on Tue, 12/14/2010 by World Vision Canada

Perfect gift ideas for that special someone in your life

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:

Published on Tue, 12/07/2010 by World Vision Canada

Let it snow…snow…and snow. What to wear to survive the winter in Canada

Let it snow…snow…and snow. What to wear to survive the winter in Canada

Every year, when winter hits, it’s the same old story for Canadians -- salted sidewalks, icy windshields, snow-filled driveways and freezing temperatures. Let’s face it, winter can be a big hassle, especially when you aren’t prepared for it. Whether you are braving the cold weather to shovel the snow, hit the slopes or just to walk your dog, you need to make sure you dress for the conditions. This winter why not be organized and beat the frostbite, by following these simple tips.

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, 11/09/2010 by World Vision Canada

Stretch your holiday budget this year by becoming a smart spender

Stretch your holiday budget this year by becoming a smart spender

Finances can be a touchy subject for many families, especially during the Christmas season. With the constant pressure to buy, buy, buy, many become strapped for cash quickly, particularly when holiday spending gets out of control. Below are some simple tips to help you save cash and make smart purchases come Christmas time.

Published on Thu, 10/28/2010 by Zellers

Parents Cheat Sheet: Must-Have Holiday Toys

Parents Cheat Sheet: Must-Have Holiday Toys

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Each holiday season, a few specific toys cause excitement amongst Canadian children. This year is no exception, and to help parents and grandparents find this year’s hottest toys with ease, Zellers has compiled their top 10 must-haves that will be sure to bring smiles to children of all ages from coast to coast:

Published on Fri, 10/22/2010 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Celebrate Halloween with these spooky literacy tips

Celebrate Halloween with these spooky literacy tips

(Toronto, ON, October 22, 2010) – This Halloween, ABC Life Literacy Canada reminds families to practice literacy skills with some fun literacy tips, tricks and treats:

Published on Wed, 10/20/2010 by World Vision Canada

Do it differently this Hallowe’en

Do it differently this Hallowe’en

From fairy princesses to vampires, Hallowe’en is one occasion where almost anything goes. So if your family is not feeling too enchanted with the idea of dressing up the little ones and following them around in the dark to gather a pile of candy they shouldn’t be eating, why not think of trying something different this year?

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 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 Mon, 08/30/2010 by Canadian Safe Boating Council

Is Your Child Outfitted to Survive?

Is Your Child Outfitted to Survive?

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August 30, 2010- Toronto, ONSmartBoater.ca and the Lifesaving Society urge Canadians both young and old to wear their lifejackets when on or near the water. There is still plenty of summer left and they want to ensure that everyone safely enjoys their on-water activities.

Water safety starts with watching your children at all times when they are near the water and keeping them within arm’s reach. And when you are out on the water, make sure that you and your children are all wearing lifejackets.

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