Canada Winter

In This Underground Canadian Lab, Winter Exists Year-Round

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 02.16.2017 | Canada

"This is a really cool lab — literally, a really cool lab."

Why Some People Never Seem To Get Sick

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 02.07.2017 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Winter weather makes most of us apprehensive about getting a cold or the flu, and often enough those fears are justified. No matter how religiously we wash our hands, keep our distance from others who already have the sniffles, or try to fortify our immune system with extra doses of vitamins, it seems to be a losing battle year after year. Yet some folks never appear to get affected. They just sail through this treacherous season without a hitch. How do these lucky few do it?

Snowfall Records Smashed In Vancouver Region

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.06.2017 | Canada British Columbia

Here it comes again!

Top Beauty Tips For Looking Radiant This Winter

Sari Friedman | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

It's wintertime, and the livin' ain't easy. Dry skin, chapped lips and static-ridden strands. Sound familiar? As the temperature drops and the thermostats are cranked on high, your skin and hair long for a little extra TLC. Don't let winter's harsh weather wreak havoc on your natural glow.

4 February Festivals To Watch Out For

Flight Network | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

February is one of the most trying months in the Great White North. The winter chill has fully settled in, and the warmer temperatures of spring are more than a month away. While many Canadians use this as a time to escape to the warmth of Florida, the Caribbean, or Mexico, others look within the country for winter carnivals, festivals, and other anticipated annual events. These four February festivals across Canada will encourage you to embrace the best of winter in the Great White North.

8 Tips To Beat The 'Winter Blues'

Booking.com | Posted 01.31.2017 | Canada Living
Booking.com

As the winter blues starts seeping into our lives, it's clear that "the most wonderful time of the year" is sadly behind us. And whether you enjoyed a festive-filled staycation or a trip away to see family, it's normal to find yourself in a bit of a funk during the winter season.

The Reason Everybody You Know Is Catching The Flu This Year

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 01.20.2017 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

We are seeing a lot more activity this year compared to last year's flu season, which was relatively mild. It's important to understand that the flu strain circulating each year can change every flu season.

Lace Up Your Skates: The World's Coolest Ice-Skating Rinks

Booking.com | Posted 01.18.2017 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

Enjoying the great outdoors during the winter doesn't always have to include ski slopes and snow covered enchanted forests. Sometimes all you need are a few friends, a pair of sharp skates and a little time to spend gliding across an ice rink.

Old Man Winter Slays Mayor Gregor's Green Vancouver

Jordan Bateman | Posted 01.10.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Winter has come to Mayor Gregor Robertson's Vancouver. And the city's lack of preparation has become its own sort of George R.R. Martin epic. The land is frozen under a thick layer of snow and ice. Travel has become treacherous. Hundreds swarmed local fire halls like white walkers, trying to get some free salt.

5 Fun Cross-Training Winter Activities To Keep You Active

Christine Blanchette | Posted 01.09.2017 | Canada Living
Christine Blanchette

Incorporating cross-training once or twice a week in your workout routine will keep you motivated with your running, build strength and help prevent injury. In addition, cross-training is a good alternative to running when you can't run due to poor weather conditions.

7 Expert Tips For Packing Bulky Winter Clothes

DiscountMyFlights.ca | Posted 12.30.2016 | Canada Travel
DiscountMyFlights.ca

As baggage restrictions tighten, travellers are finding more creative ways to avoid fees. But even the lightest packers find it difficult to forego checking a bag when travelling to chilly winter destinations.

Dear World, This Is How Canada Deals With Icy Roads

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 12.29.2016 | Canada

A little ice and snow doesn't scare us.

Help Your Skin Survive Another Canadian Winter

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.29.2016 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Winter does bad things to your skin, so we went to an expert to get you real advice on how to look healthy while the world freezes around you.

The Hottest Style Trends For Winter

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Canada is synonymous with red. This colour evokes a warm nostalgic feeling and works for everyone! Add to this some golden oak, winter white, woodrose, cabernet, snowy ice, grizzly brown and celestial blue and you have the perfect mix of colours that you can dress in and it also paints the perfect Canadian landscape!

Stylish Winter Maternity Coats For The Modern Mom

Katrina Turnbull | Posted 12.15.2016 | Canada Style
Katrina Turnbull

Pregnant moms-to-be rejoice! Never before have there been so many options for stylish winter maternity coats. Designers have caught up with demand. You no longer have to sacrifice fashion for function during pregnancy. I've found the best stylish winter maternity coats to keep you and your inside baby warm and toasty this winter.

Get Warm And Cozy With These Wintertime Patios

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 12.13.2016 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

When "Winter Is Coming," these spots do not fret about the chilly air -- they are armed with amenities and offer guests plenty of coziness such as wool blankets, robes, roaring fireplaces, and patio heaters. And let's not forget about specialty cocktails and comforting treats that are sure to warm you from the inside out.

New Brunswick Firefighters Smash Ice To Rescue Trapped Moose

CP | Rob Roberts,The Canadian Press | Posted 12.12.2016 | Canada

The moose first appeared agitated by the firefighters, but then calmed down and simply watched them work.

How A Scarf (Or Necktube) Will Save You From Germs

Jason Tetro | Posted 12.12.2016 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg As the temperature continues to plunge this winter, many Canadians will turn to scarves -- and more recently necktubes -- to keep their necks and faces warm. These swatches of fabric ensure those areas left open by jackets and coats are kept safe from the prevailing winds and wayward flakes of snow. Yet, they may serve another purpose as protectors of our health.

Where To Rent A Cottage This Winter

Mara Sofferin | Posted 12.05.2016 | Canada Travel
Mara Sofferin

With so many winterized cottages, cabins, chalets, and yurts (yes, yurts) across Canada, cottage "season" can be a thing of the past. This winter, keep your hair smelling like campfire even when there's snow on the ground with this list of the coziest and coolest all-Canadian getaways.

Keep Your Home (And Family) Organized This Winter

Allison Weigensberg | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada Parents
Allison Weigensberg

The coats, snowsuits, boots and hats of an entire family can take up a lot of space, especially if you have an entryway that is on the small side. I recently had a reader send in some pictures if her organizing dilemma. She has a small vestibule, the closet feels messy and disorganized and the bench she designated as a place for people to sit and put on their shoes always has stuff piled on top and below. Here are the organizing tricks she gave me to get through the winter.

Oh, Winter? Not Even A Big Deal With These Beauty Products

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Choy | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Style

Get ready for moisturized skin all winter long!

A 'More Traditional Canadian Winter' Is Coming

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.22.2016 | Canada

But the cold won't be constant.

Winter Fun In Toronto!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 11.22.2016 | Canada Travel
Sacha DeVoretz

I love finding new places to visit and exploring new parts of cities. Recently, I was lucky enough to learn about some new fun activities to try in Toronto in the winter!

Seniors Need To Take Special Care During Flu Season

Dr. David Williams | Posted 11.17.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. David Williams

It has been recognized for many years that people 65 years and older are at greater risk of serious complications from the flu compared with young, healthy adults because our immune defenses become weaker with age. While flu seasons can vary in severity, during most seasons, people 65 years and older bear the greatest burden of severe flu disease.

It's Almost Winter -- Is Your Teenage Driver Ready?

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 11.10.2016 | Canada Parents
Kathy Buckworth

With a teenager at home, learning to drive, and her driving lessons extending into the winter months. I'm naturally concerned about her safety on the road, and the safety of others. While I'm looking forward to her being able to drive to her own hockey games and practices, I do worry about certain factors.