Canada Summer

Top 10 Healthy Summer Snacks

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 05.23.2017 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Summer is almost here! Which means we're saying a tearful farewell to our favourite winter warm-ups; hot chocolate, mac n' cheese bites, pumpkin pies and beaver tails. As we get ready for summer entertaining and afternoons spent lounging by the pool, we're switching gears and serving up lighter bites to satisfy our cravings.

Summer Temperatures Will Feel Like A Teeter-Totter: Meteorologist

CP | Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.23.2017 | Canada

"When you're going down, before you reach the bottom, someone jumps on the other side and you're jerked right back up again."

Refresh Your Driving Safety In Time For The Summer Sun

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 05.19.2017 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

If I asked you to close your eyes and imagine a car crash, it might play out like a movie scene in your mind: a car skidding down the road on dark, stormy night or rain pelting the windshield of an out-of-control car surrounded by darkness.

Top 10 Burgers For National Burger Month

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 05.19.2017 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

There is something truly special about the combination of softly toasted buns, juicy meat, fresh vegetable toppings and lip-smacking sauces that make burgers quite irresistible. Over the years, many chefs have made it their mission to create their own meat patty masterpieces by adding unexpected ingredients, flavours and textures, elevating this originally humble meal into a 3 Michelin star experience!

Patio Pointers And Terrace Tips To Transform Your Summer

Colin & Justin | Posted 05.17.2017 | Canada Living
Colin & Justin

With planning, it's easy to transform your lacklustre patio into a brightly manicured, exciting haven. We suppose we're all familiar with the maxim bring the outdoors in, but - should the mercury remain in the ascendant - perhaps it's finally be time to take your indoor sunshine out.

What I'm Packing To Survive Vegas On Victoria Day Weekend

Lindsay Pleskot | Posted 05.17.2017 | Canada Travel
 Lindsay Pleskot

This upcoming weekend is Victoria Day long weekend. For us Canucks it's often the first big camping weekend but this year I'm doing something a bit different. This year I'm spending my Victoria Day in Vegas for a vachelorette party.

Top 10 Salads For National Salad Month

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 05.11.2017 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Winter is finally behind us and we're excited to finally say goodbye to hearty comfort foods and lighten up our menus with some fresh Spring Salads. So we're thrilled that National Salad Month takes place in May. Let's give our ovens a rest and celebrate with these sensational recipes.

How To Grow Your Own Vegetable Garden

Posted 05.08.2017 | Canada Living

If your goal is to grow a successful vegetable garden in your backyard, these handy vegetable-specific gardening tips, presented in partnership with PRO-MIX, will help you get the most bountiful crop you’ve ever seen.

6 Flowers You Need In Your Garden

Posted 05.01.2017 | Canada Living

Six of the most popular, eye-pleasing flower breeds to consider planting, presented in partnership with PRO-MIX.

How To Create A Year-Round Herb Garden

Posted 04.24.2017 | Canada Living

How to create a year-round herb garden. From the AOL Partner Studio

The Neighbours Got Nothing On Your Healthy Green Lawn

Posted 04.17.2017 | Canada Living

Here are five ways to get the best results, presented in partnership with PRO-MIX, another key ingredient to your healthy lawn.

Wristbands For Accused Ottawa Cop Erode Canadians' Trust In Justice

Jeff Paterson | Posted 03.30.2017 | Canada Politics
Jeff Paterson

Police officers have begun wearing bracelets in support of Const. Daniel Montsion, an officer charged with manslaughter after an SUI investigation. We need to believe in everyone involved from the police, all the way up to the judges, are unbiased and out to do their jobs. This band, this in-your-face alliance around Montsion, doesn't do that.

Too Little Sunshine Can Take A Toll On Your Health, Too

Dr. Reinhold Vieth | Posted 09.26.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Reinhold Vieth

Throughout this beautiful summer, now nearing its end, we have heard a lot of warnings about the UV index, and have been told to stay out of the sun. So, am I confusing people by saying that avoiding sunshine could hurt you?

Pro-Mountain Biker Hans Rey Gives Back To The Community

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 09.12.2016 | Canada
Tiffany Leigh

Crankworx is considered "the Superbowl of mountain biking"; it appeals to adrenaline addicts and it "brings the mountain biking world together in a to...

How I've Come To Love 'The Chalet,' Despite The Hummingbirds

Meredith Fowke | Posted 08.25.2016 | Canada Living
Meredith Fowke

After spending most of my adult life faking the joy, I finally understood the appeal of the chalet. The reasons were manifold I think. But while my newfound enthusiasm is as genuine as any Canadian's, there are still a few things that give me away as an amateur.

What's The Best Way To Deal With West Nile Virus?

Jason Tetro | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

There are many welcome hallmarks to summer, such as the longer days and pleasant temperatures. Yet, summer also brings unwanted risks like damaging storms, oppressive heat waves, forest fires, and drought. One of the least favoured recurrences is the rise in mosquito populations and the potential for West Nile Virus infection.

Is Your Landlord Responsible For Keeping You Cool?

YPNextHome | Posted 08.12.2016 | Canada Living
YPNextHome

It's hot. It's not just hot, it's very hot. It's a mid-summer heat wave and it's relentless. And when it gets this hot, many people start to ask whether the landlord has an obligation to keep residents cool. Is there a maximum permitted temperature in apartment buildings and rental homes?

Keeping Your Dog Cool On Hot Summer Days

Get Leashed Magazine | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada Living
Get Leashed Magazine

It happens every year, and it's happening to us right now. Each summer Canada finds itself in the grips of a heat wave that makes everyone forget just how miserable the weather here is in all but three or four months. That's bad for people, sure, but it's really bad for dogs.

Plan Ahead Before Partying With Your Professional Contacts

Reggie Ramone | Posted 08.02.2016 | Canada Living
Reggie Ramone

One of the first suggestions I would make for those looking to have full recollection while out networking with a drink in hand: you need to understand how much your body can handle. You need to understand how much of this potent yet delicious stuff can sit in your body.

There Is A Reason Summer Drivers Get Into More Collisions

Anne Marie Thomas | Posted 07.29.2016 | Canada Living
Anne Marie Thomas

It's the most wonderful time of the year for motorists -- or so you would think. Despite not having to deal with snow or ice on our roads, there's actually a spike of driving tickets and a rise in collisions in July, August and September.

Celebrating The Summer Of Chardonnay

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

Each year on a hot July weekend, the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration, aka i4C in Niagara-on-the-Lake, hosts over 60 different winemakers from countries all over the world to allow attendees to "tour the world in a glass". It's a gathering of the minds, an opportunity to chat intimately with sommeliers and winemakers about their passion for crafting chardonnay. So what did this year have in store?

How To Practice Sun Safety And Protect Your Skin

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

The sun. It's a beautiful thing, and when it's shining, the streets, parks and beaches get really busy. The city comes alive! But it's not all good. The sun can burn! And, a history of sunburns increases the risk of skin cancer, including melanomas. Sun exposure can also cause wrinkles, dry skin and age spots.

Your Summer Vacation Bag, Packed!

Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada Living

From toilet paper to pain medication, here are six travel essentials that any sensible adventurer should carry.

Summer On A Shoestring: 5 Outdoor Staycations In Ontario

Jeff Novak | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Travel
Jeff Novak

If a holiday abroad isn't on the cards for you this summer, don't worry. There are plenty of ways to make your Ontario staycation fun without breaking the bank. From sunbathing on Toronto Islands to camping in Algonquin Park, here are our five best ways to enjoy the province on a budget this summer.

20 Drink Recipes You'll Need This Summer

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Want to be your very own backyard bartender? From sangria and slushies to mojitos and margaritas, we've got you covered with all the best summer drinks. Armed with these simple, thirst-quenching recipes and a few terrific tips, get ready to beat the heat and make a huge splash this season.