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It is just the fourth time in Canada's history that a special, commemorative bank note has been produced.
Pretty much everyone loves being celebrated on their birthday, whether they admit it or not, and we're no exception. We've put together a list of seven tips that will help make birthday gifting easier -- and extra special.
Happy birthday, you beautiful babe!
In a cyclical way I feel music discovery now is like it was pre-internet, when people bought singles on 45. The internet and technology have made it easier than ever to record, release, download, stream, share, playlist, shazam, post and blog. There is so much music available -- it is really amazing.
There has been something that's been bothering me in recent years, while taking my kids to birthday parties. It's the "present-opening" time of the event -- or lack thereof. Yes, there's a trend towards not opening presents and I'm trying to figure out why.
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"You miss 100 per cent of the shots you never take."
It was an amazing time. You couldn't tell this Dr. Carter G. Woodson reading, Zeta loving girl anything! My college years were everything. I don't have any regrets, but if I had the chance to whisper some wise words to the afro-puff rocking young Shanita I would do it.
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To celebrate her , Maya decided that she was going to do 12 random acts of kindness in one day. She organized a race between three teams trying to do the acts as fast as they could! Sounds kind of like The Amazing Race, right? They called it #MayasAmazingRaceOfKindness.
Autism and birthday parties -- kinda like nuts and gum. We parents of the "specials" know only too well the hurts our kids feel when they are left out of the social gatherings relative to childhood. Organized sports, play dates, sleep overs and yes, the dreaded birthday parties.
The federal government is making $150 million available to renovate and expand public buildings that provide community and cultural benefits.
Kids' birthdays and their birthday parties are an annual highlight for every child. And at the centre of every party is the birthday cake (right after the presents, of course!). Here we've rounded up...
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In two years, Canada will celebrate its 150th birthday. To mark the milestone, the government earmarked $210 million in its federal budget for “activities and events, including festivals and concerts....
Now that I was celebrating my 30th, I felt like everyone in my life was suddenly interested in how my career was going (or not going), whether or not I have someone special in my life, and about other massive life-pursuits like home buying, or even financial freedom. So instead of simply celebrating my birthday like a normal person, accepting everyone's well-wishes and moving on, I tried to avoid my birthday at all costs.
OTTAWA - Talk about an expensive birthday party invitation.Recently released federal spending figures show advertising promoting Canada's 150th birthday — two years from now — has cost nearly $12 mill...
Today is my 42nd birthday, and I must admit that admitting my age is getting harder, in part because I come from a long line of age deniers. When I was younger, my mother would call me up whenever sh...
I think people my age, more than generations previously, have friendships with their parents. You talk about things you maybe shouldn't. For women our age, there is less of a physical and intellectual generation gap between mothers and daughters.
The Canadian government's proposed logos for the nation's 150th birthday in 2017 have received some pretty scathing reviews. Nation-wide focus groups panned the five designs for everything from being...
Happy birthday, Mayor Rob Ford! Toronto's scandal-plagued mayor turned 44 on Tuesday. But he's probably not getting too much good cheer. Ford continues to face scrutiny after allegations surfaced that...
Well, I'm turning 38 this weekend. Not quite sure when THAT happened?! I've got more wrinkles, more cellulite, and honeys... more wisdom. As an ode to approaching 40, and having you girls (and yes a few guys) by my side, I thought I'd share the 38 things I've learned in my 38 years.
Whether it's because of her laid-back style, her sense of humour, kind heart or her crazy dance moves, there's no doubt about it -- we love Ellen DeGeneres. And today, our favourite daytime talk show...
From Papua New Guinea to Stoke-on-Trent, Prince Philip has left his mark around the world. As his 90th birthday looms, Hannah Ewan recalls the soundbite