Canada Back to School

10 Last Minute To-Dos for Back to School

Andrea Traynor | Posted 10.30.2013 | Canada Living
Andrea Traynor

It's senior kindergarten. My son is five. We don't need calculators or binders. Heck, we don't even need pencils or paper. So why have I got this feeling in the pit of my stomach that I've forgotten something? And now I'm writing this post as my to-do list as we ease back into the routine in which most kids thrive and most parents rejoice. Maybe it'll help you, too.

Chef Michael Smith's Back to School Food Tips

Theresa Albert | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

No one knows how the back to school juggle like uber busy chef, TV personality, writer, environmentalist and dad Michael Smith. He wraps up his day religiously at 4 p.m. to make dinner for the family. Michael has these tips to make weekdays go more smoothly right through the school year.

10 Back-to-Campus Essentials for September

Jenna Em | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada Living
Jenna Em

What do you really need for a successful year of college or university, aside from enthusiasm, smarts and inspiration? Text books are an obvious answer, but there are some important basics and creature comforts that should not be overlooked. Read below to see 10 back-to-campus essentials for September!

Back-To-School Shopping To Surge: Poll

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canadians will be digging a little deeper into their pockets during this year's back-to-school shopping season, a new survey suggests.Accord...

Setting Your University Student Up for a Successful School Year

Jane Blaufus | Posted 10.18.2013 | Canada Living
Jane Blaufus

What if I told you that children usually reach adulthood without a realistic sense of a family's finances and are not having the necessary 'courageous conversations' about money because information-based money discussions are considered off-limits? Whether they are a new student or returning for another year, here are four tips to help set your child up for a successful school year.

15 Ways to Go Green on Back-to-School Supplies

Lisa Borden | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada Living
Lisa Borden

Gearing up for school (literally and figuratively) can be stressful and expensive. By being smart, a.k.a. "green," you can take away a lot of the running around stress and certainly save plenty of your hard earned dollars and your health, too, now and throughout the year.