Seasonal

Published on Tue, 12/15/2009 by World Vision Canada

Stumped on what to get a senior this Christmas? Try charitable giving

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?

Published on Thu, 12/10/2009 by Visa Canada

Last-minute tips for holiday gift ideas

Last-minute tips for holiday gift ideas

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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!

Published on Wed, 12/09/2009 by 3M Canada

DON’T FREEZE YOUR FRONT END THIS WINTER

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.

Published on Mon, 12/07/2009 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 Thu, 12/03/2009 by Visa Canada

Holiday shopping tip

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.

Published on Thu, 12/03/2009 by ABC Life Literacy Canada

Tis' the Season for Learning!

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.

Published on Tue, 12/01/2009 by Royal & SunAlliance

A snowbird to-do list

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.

Published on Fri, 11/27/2009 by Visa Canada

Budgeting for the Holidays

Budgeting for the Holidays

A recent survey by Deloitte in Canada showed that 44 per cent of Canadians are planning to spend less on holiday shopping this year than in previous years. As people look to tighten their belts, financial expert, columnist and TV host Alison Griffiths says it’s a perfect time to get reacquainted with an important yet oft-forgotten financial tool - the budget.

Published on Wed, 11/18/2009 by World Vision Canada

THE HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS TO SATISFY THE PICKIEST PERSON ON YOUR CHRISTMAS LIST

THE HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS TO SATISFY THE PICKIEST PERSON ON YOUR CHRISTMAS LIST

Every Christmas it’s the same story – what do you get for someone who is impossible to buy for? The one person who keeps you awake at night re-evaluating what gift you should get for them. It can be tough knowing what to buy someone who is hard to please. This year, avoid the worry and stress with these helpful tips that will leave even the pickiest of people excited about their gift:

Published on Mon, 11/16/2009 by BlueBlankie.com

Shop online to stay healthy this holiday season

Shop online to stay healthy this holiday season

This year, it’s a different kind of holiday season; and many people would rather avoid overstuffed shopping malls packed with more they bargained for in the germ department. If you’re unlucky enough to bring home a flu bug after a lengthy shopping excursion, you’ll be feeling more than a little “bah humbug.”

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