Canada Thanksgiving

Canada Turned Discomfort Around Refugee Crisis Into Real Action

Yaman Al-Nachawati | Posted 10.12.2016 | Canada Living
Yaman Al-Nachawati

The ripple effect of our collective decision to address this discomfort has been felt worldwide. Since that time, we have helped restart the lives of more than 30,000 newcomers. Our unique integration methods are hailed as an international model.

Open Your Heart With Gratitude Every Day Of The Year

Shannon Skinner | Posted 10.12.2016 | Canada Living
Shannon Skinner

We're heard it said time and again that an "attitude of gratitude" is one of the keys to a fulfilling life. You might already practice this, or it may not be anything new to you. But sometimes we need a reminder -- or a gentle nudge. So here are some ways you can experience more love and gratitude every day:

3 Turkey Leftover Hacks | Posted 10.12.2016 | Canada

Thanksgiving has come and gone and after serving up a feast for your family and friends, now you are left with a full belly and a fridge full of lefto...

How To Avoid Poultry Poisoning At Your Next Holiday Dinner

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

The holidays are a time to gather around a table with family or friends and chomp down on a delicious meal. But it could ruin your social game (and conscience) if you and your loved ones get sick because of the food you served.

French-Canadian Cranberry Pecan Gluten-Free Stuffing Recipe

Kathy Smart | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Living
Kathy Smart

This easy stuffing combines traditional French Canadian flavours. Serve this holiday favourite as a side, or toss it into a casserole with other post-festivity leftovers. Mmmmm, leftovers. \

Sage And Apricot Sourdough Stuffing Recipe

Lindsay Jang | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada
Lindsay Jang

I can't believe it's October already?! Where has the year gone? With Thanksgiving coming up I wanted to share one of my favourite holiday recipes with you. Stuffing.

Thanksgiving Activities For The Whole Family

Jo-Anne Craine | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Living
Jo-Anne Craine

Sure, Thanksgiving is mostly lauded for the classic feast of turkey and cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and gravy, and an array of pies that will make our inner piggies grunt with overfed satisfaction. But before you get lulled into that turkey coma, try doing something a little more active together as a family this long weekend.

This Salted Caramel Apple Pie Cake Will Save Thanksgiving

Katrina Turnbull | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Living
Katrina Turnbull

It's Thanksgiving this weekend and, I don't know about you, but I have far too many apples to use up from apple picking with my kids this fall.Fear not, I have an easy dessert recipe to help you use up those healthy, fresh-picked apples and be the Thanksgiving Day hero.

Thanksgiving Etiquette: How To Bring Civility To Your Dinner Table

Lisa Orr | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Living
Lisa Orr

Thanksgiving is a holiday that is meant to be about giving thanks and reconnecting with friends and family. However, sometimes when we actually sit down at the dinner table we lose that spirit of thankfulness and things move in a less than civil direction.

Cook Up The Ultimate Canadian Thanksgiving Menu | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Living

Holiday season has officially arrived and we know how difficult it can be to put together a wonderful crowd-pleasing menu that all of your guests will enjoy, so we decided to put one together for you. Yes, you heard right! Now the pressure is off, and all you have to do is round up the ingredients and get cooking these heavenly recipes.

8 Ways To Lead A Grateful And Healthy LIfe

Alyson Jones | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

Gratitude is a state of feeling grateful towards something or someone, and it comes from the Latin word "gratus," which mean pleasing, agreeable and thankful -- so to be grateful is to be filled with thanks.

Make This Thanksgiving A Healthy One

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

The start of October, crisp cool mornings, and changing fall colours mean one thing: Thanksgiving is around the corner! This fall holiday is typically marked with a delicious (and often decadent) turkey meal. Whether you're planning to host or attend a holiday get-together, consider these tips for enjoying a heart-healthy Thanksgiving:

28 Crowd-Pleasing Thanksgiving Potluck Recipes

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 10.05.2016 | Canada Living

Just remember to ask everyone what they're bringing!

Celebrate Thanksgiving, California Style!

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 10.04.2016 | Canada Living
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

Ever since my mom relocated to California (and I'm lucky enough to spend plenty of time there), I've changed my tune. Enjoying the ocean breeze, smaller appetizers and cooking turkey outside are my new Thanksgiving traditions.

28 Mouthwatering Ways To Make Pumpkin Pie This Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada Living

Thanksgiving dinner isn't complete without a slice of pie!

5 Ways To Take The Stress Out Of Thanksgiving

Debbie Wolfe | Posted 10.03.2016 | Canada Living
Debbie Wolfe

In all the bustle of "celebrating Thanksgiving," it's easy to forget everything we have to be thankful for. Not the least of these are the bounty of food, and wonderful people to share it with. A couple of years ago, I discovered the key to gleaning the most from Thanksgiving weekend and in turn, bringing more joy to the table to offer those around me.

Easy Thanksgiving Entertaining Ideas!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 09.30.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

We've all been there before. You've organized a get together with all of your closest family and friends, yet you spend the entire night in the kitchen instead of enjoying your company. How do you choose between being a great host and being sociable with your guests?

Simply Stunning Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 09.15.2016 | Canada Living

Simply sweet.

To My Immigrant Parents: Thank You For Taking A Chance On Canada

Nicholas Mizera | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Living
Nicholas Mizera

This Canada Day we are reminded that our country is a nation of immigrants, many of whom took risks similar to yours to create a better life for themselves and their children. And, like you, they came to the right place. I am proud to be Canadian. I am proud to be Polish. And I am proud to live in a country where those two things are actually one and the same.

Thanking and Giving in the Syrian Refugee Camps of Lebanon

Oxfam Canada | Posted 10.12.2016 | Canada Impact
Oxfam Canada

I have a lot to be thankful for. Good health, a loving family, a home and a gratifying job. But like many, I often take these blessings for granted. This year, however, is different. Today I am thankful for having shared a cup of coffee with Syrian women refugees in Sawere, a small town in Lebanon's Bekaa valley.

Let's Start a New Thanksgiving Tradition: Talking About the Flu Shot

Jason Tetro | Posted 10.11.2016 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

Thanksgiving marks the arrival of another regular occurrence though most of us do not discuss at this time. It's the impending arrival of the flu. We all know the influenza virus is coming but at this time of joyous celebration, we tend to avoid this topic. The flu season doesn't usually start until November and usually doesn't make headlines until the Holiday Season.

I'm Giving Thanks for the Lessons Learned From Our Dog

Jennifer Pellegrini | Posted 10.11.2016 | Canada Living
Jennifer Pellegrini

Five years ago, the pleas from our daughter for a puppy began. Even my husband jumped on board the puppy bandwagon. I was steadfast. No puppy, no way. Puppies turn into dogs. Dogs make messes. Dogs are expensive. Dogs break your heart.

The Best Thanksgiving on a Budget

David Lester | Posted 10.11.2016 | Canada Living
David Lester

Here are my tips and tricks to make a yummy bird and Thanksgiving day, but still on a budget. This year why not stop the turkey tread mill and decide that this will be the best holiday so far! We want to give thanks to everything we have and here is the way to do it on a budget!

This Thanksgiving, I'm Thanking Myself

Laila Eman | Posted 10.11.2016 | Canada Living
Laila Eman

I'm not the first, nor the last person who will tell you its importance, as there are numerous studies, blogs, articles etc. illustrating the benefits of self-care. But what I am urging you to do this thanksgiving long weekend, is practice it.

A Thanksgiving Journal

Shawna Scafe | Posted 10.09.2016 | Canada Living
Shawna Scafe

It is a simple notebook I picked up from the local dollarstore-slash-bakery that our small town relies on for local crafting supplies. And donuts....baked fresh each Wednesday. The first year I brought the empty book to the Thanksgiving table it was met with a little hesitation.