Canada Summer

How To Be Super Healthy This Summer!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with Joe Cross. Joe is the founder and CEO of Reboot. His personal story of transformation was chronicled in the documentary Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead, which has been seen by more than 20 million people worldwide. Joe shared with me some of his top tips on keeping healthy this summer.

6 Tips to Keep You Fit This Summer

Theresa Albert | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

Victoria Day weekend signals the start of outdoor play time, vodka coolers and lemony beers plus snacks on the deck. Before we start, I want you to try on your shorts from last year (the ones with a waistband!) I can wait. Whether they fit or not, this summer will not be THAT summer.

Get Ready for Summer With These Style Trends

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.21.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Summer is one of my favourite seasons for style. The looks are easy and casual. No need to dress for warmth or to keep dry. In the summer you can dress how you like and put your own spin on your look. To find out the hottest style trends for summer, I spoke with Amanda Kraemer, style director at LOFT.

Top Tips and Trends for Gel Nail Manicures

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I adore my gel nails, love getting them done and love that there is no drying time. It seems that there are more and more different types of gel nails to choose from. Gel nails are no longer a dusty, harsh process on your nails.

How To Make Your Favourite Summer Cocktail

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Living

Is there anything more amazing than sitting on a beach sipping a cool, crisp cocktail? We don't think so. But just because you're not necessarily beac...

Top Trends For Casual Shoes This Spring

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.14.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I am always looking for that special combination for my shoes of being cute and comfortable. Spring and summer are the best times of the year to adorn your feet with footwear that can take you anywhere and look great!

5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Motivated at the End of the School Year

Jason Au | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada Parents
Jason Au

With the end of the school year just around the corner, you might be finding it challenging to keep your children on task for those upcoming final projects and exams. For parents, it can be very difficult to encourage their kids to concentrate on their studies, especially if they're struggling with a certain subject.

Freeze Your Credit Cards and Save While Summer Heats Up

David Lester | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Business
David Lester

It's almost summer and the time when most people spend a fortune. It's so easy for us to spend out of control trying to make up for the crappy winter. But as your spending starts to heat up why not put a freeze on it by getting rid of your cards? You and your money will be nice and cool before winter comes.

10 Perfect Places in Ottawa to Picnic in the Sun

Yelp Canada | Posted 05.10.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

After one of the longest and coldest winters in recent memory, there's no question that the capital is ready to get outside. Boasting tons of green space, interesting landmarks, and breathtaking scenery, Ottawa's got plenty of places to throw down a blanket and cheers to the warm weather.

10 Steps to Living a Life of Greater Ease and Health

Dr. Divi Chandna | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. Divi Chandna

With spring in the air and summer right around the corner, comes a renewed zest for life! After interviewing a number of my clients and doing some soul searching myself, I have compiled a list of 10 steps that you can start today to create greater ease in your life -- and by extension, greater health.

These Events Will Make Summer the Best Ever in Toronto

Barry Choi | Posted 04.17.2015 | Canada Living
Barry Choi

Toronto's been getting a lot of love this year. Lonely Planet named it one of the best cities to visit in 2015, and now the city is ready to show the world what it has to offer when it hosts the Pan Am and Parapan American Games in July. With so many summer things to do in Toronto, it's no surprise that locals are calling it the best summer ever!

Toronto Drinks to Make You Think Spring Has Sprung

Yelp Canada | Posted 04.09.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Winter blues got you down, out and on your couch? Get outside and perk yourself up with a drink. Not just any drink, but a drink that will warm your heart, spice up your soul or transport you somewhere tropical. Bottoms up!

What High Voter Turnout Tells Us About Canadian Politics

Jane Hilderman | Posted 12.30.2014 | Canada Politics
Jane Hilderman

When we turn the focus to the growing list of nominees for Everyday Political Citizen, we can add to our assessment of politics people like 28-year-old Idil Burale, finalist for last year's contest and a candidate for city council in this month's Ontario municipal elections.

Say Goodbye to August and Hello to Productivity

Leah Eichler | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada Living
Leah Eichler

To manage this, Ms. Sone-Cooper advises job seekers and hiring managers to "communicate, communicate, communicate." Be open about your availability and expect the same. In the wrap-up part of the interview, ask when you can expect to hear back considering it's summer, and find out what the next steps are in the hiring process.

Why Water Makes You Happy

The Nature Conservancy of Canada | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada Impact
The Nature Conservancy of Canada

Whether your place is green or blue, there is growing evidence that spending time in nature is not only important but a necessary element of happiness and health.

How Brands Can Connect With Vacationing Customers

Carlos de Torres | Posted 10.11.2014 | Canada Business
Carlos de Torres

Summer in Canada is short. For four months of the year, the majority of Canadians are heading to patios, beaches and national parks -- anywhere they can soak in the sunshine and try to forget about the frigid winter that just passed. To truly win over consumers we need to provide timely value and relevance with every touch point.

5 Simple Steps to Chilling in the Heat

Alyson Jones | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

When summer finally arrives we actually need to find ways to center ourselves and chill out in the heat. It is not unusual to be in the midst of a fabulous beach moment with the sun shining down on you and struggling to be in that moment. Here are some simple mindfulness tools that can assist you in chilling out this summer.

What's The Best Thing You've Done This Summer?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Living

Happy August long weekend! Summer is in full swing and we hope it's been glorious and full of great memories. We want to know what's the best thing...

9 Must-Do B.C. Road Trips

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It can be easy to forget how vast and versatile British Columbia is. We're a large and beautiful province with a lot to offer, so the itch to explore ...

4 Simple Steps To Avoiding Post-Summer Anxiety

Alyson Jones | Posted 09.21.2014 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

The summer is a great time for doing some thinking and once you have put some thought into your vision for the future, the next steps are to identify and evaluate your priorities and create a realistic plan that will move you forward in these areas. In order to achieve this, I offer a simple and practical structure to get you going.

Five Foods to Keep You Cool This Summer

Jane Dummer | Posted 09.10.2014 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Are you wondering how to stay cool as a cucumber this summer? Keeping hydrated is important year round, but especially in the warm weather, as it prevents our bodies from overheating. To remain cool during the dog days of summer, here are five delicious and hydrating foods to add to your menu.

Top Tips for Gorgeous Summer Skin

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 09.06.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

In my 20s (usually after a night of partying) I would occasionally fall asleep with a full face of makeup. However, as the years have progressed, my need for a squeaky clean face has become important to me. Between the sweat, sun and activities of the hot summer months, I feel even more compelled to take care of my mature skin.

How Travel Opens the Eyes, Minds, and Hearts of Youngsters

Dr. Shimi Kang | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada Travel
Dr. Shimi Kang

Family holidays can provide great learning opportunities for children, all without a book or classroom insight! Exposure to diverse cultures, picturesque scenery, fun activities and people can teach kid's valuable life lessons and broaden their horizons...sometimes without them even knowing it.

Stressed About the Family Holiday? You're Doing Something Right!

Alyson Jones | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

Once you let go of the expectations of having a perfect family holiday you can really begin to enjoy the opportunities for building deeper connections that are right in front of you. So the kids work through their backseat sibling issues and have fun exploring the new locations. And despite the sand flies the beach was great.

HEATWAVE

CBC | Posted 08.30.2014 | Canada

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for the Montreal region and additional warnings all over southern Quebec as temperatures and humidex valu...