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Mother's Day Gifts That Fathers Secretly Want

Joanne Sallay | Posted 04.29.2016 | Canada Parents
Joanne Sallay

Mother's Day is the perfect opportunity to express appreciation for the special women in our lives by spoiling them with love and trinkets. With time ticking away, you may still be looking for that coveted perfect gift. While flowers, accessories and beauty products may seem like obvious choices, in my opinion, experiences and items that can be shared are the most special.

Yes, Human Resources Can Be Friends With Finance

Sooky Lee | Posted 04.29.2016 | Canada Business
Sooky Lee

Gone are the days when an HR manager's work was dedicated to "hire, fire and retire" administration. HR leaders are now stepping up as strategic partners driving cultural change, succession planning, leadership strategies and workforce readiness.

Modern Estate Planning Should Reflect A Changing Society

Suzana Popovic-Montag | Posted 04.29.2016 | Canada Business
Suzana Popovic-Montag

In recent years, an aging population and the rise of non-traditional marriages have become issues that are increasingly relevant to estate planning considerations in Canada. As society shifts over time, it is important that estate planning methods and strategies are capable of adaptation to suit changing needs.

Universal Autism Screening Is Instrumental To Early Diagnosis

Laurie Mawlam | Posted 04.27.2016 | Canada Parents
Laurie Mawlam

Over the years, Autism Canada has talked to thousands of parents and there has been a similar refrain. Early diagnosis didn't happen for their children because too many well-intentioned health practitioners and educators dismissed early red flags and parental concerns in favour of a "wait and see" approach.

It's Time For 'Decisive Action' To Stop Aboriginal Youth Suicides

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.25.2016 | Canada Alberta

Alberta's child advocate says it's time to fund a suicide prevention strategy.

If You're Offended By Rihanna's Nudity You're Missing The Point

Nina Raynars | Posted 04.22.2016 | Canada Living
Nina Raynars

Rihanna's bra-less, erotica-thriller fuelled videos are deconstructing social norms that place gender limitations on how women choose to express their sexual liberty, or how they should expand it or simply own it.

Earth Day: Planting A Tree Is An Investment In Our Future

Michael Rosen | Posted 04.25.2016 | Canada Impact
Michael Rosen

Planting trees is one way Canadians can take positive action today to help the communities of tomorrow. That's why we have launched the third annual Tree Canada 10,000 Tree Challenge, encouraging individuals and corporations to make donations to increase our communities' canopies in honor of Earth Day.

Canada's Parks Are The Country's Gift To The World

Dan Kraus | Posted 04.21.2016 | Canada Living
Dan Kraus

Canada's greatest contribution to sustaining our planet's biodiversity and ecological services may very well be our abundance. From some of the world's largest intact forests and wetlands, to wild northern rivers, to spectacles of bird and mammal migrations, Canada is one of only a handful of countries with true wilderness and wild spaces remaining.

8 Tropical-Feeling Canadian Escapes

Cheapflights.ca | Posted 04.21.2016 | Canada Travel
Cheapflights.ca

Planning a vacation to an idyllic tropical destination is never a bad idea, but it's not always feasible. Often, the further you go, the more you're likely to pay, but you don't have to leave the country to get the beachside escape you're craving -- you have more than enough options right at home.

Moving Abroad Can Be Elating, Sad, Shocking - And Totally Worth It

Kirsten Powley | Posted 04.21.2016 | Canada Travel
Kirsten Powley

Those are some intense feelings to deal with in one package. Saying that, in my opinion -- as someone who has moved abroad twice, to Australia and Canada -- it's one of the most fulfilling, worthwhile, life-changing experiences out there.

A Father's Plea For Help After 44 Years Of Giving To Canadian Society

El-Tantawy Attia | Posted 04.21.2016 | Canada Politics
El-Tantawy Attia

I ask our new government to petition the Egyptians so my four grandchildren can return to Canada with their father. It's time for Canada to reclaim its position as an international champion of human rights. What better place to start than to stand up for one of its own? Help end this ordeal.

Want Your Kids To Be Money-Smart? You're Their Best Teachers

Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada | Posted 04.19.2016 | Canada Parents
Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada

Our kids are often most receptive to advice when it starts at home. The best time to begin is now. For example, even preschoolers are ready to start thinking about finances. If they know mommy or daddy goes off to work, they can understand why -- the answer is to earn money.

A Distinctly Canadian Approach To Physician-Hastened Death

Harvey Max Chochinov | Posted 04.19.2016 | Canada Politics
Harvey Max Chochinov

One would hope that every patient whose angst expresses itself as a wish to die would have access to palliative care expertise, including a thorough and detailed evaluation of the physical, psychosocial, existential and spiritual drivers motivating their request for hastened death.

Canada Has A Migrant Worker Mistreatment Problem

Syed Hussan | Posted 04.18.2016 | Canada Politics
Syed Hussan

Here's the thing: The mistreatment of migrant workers in Qatar that Rex Murphy is seemingly so upset about (at least, according to his recent column on the topic) is very similar to what migrant workers face in Canada. And I can prove it.

A Birthday, An Album And So Many Reasons To Love Music In Canada

Michael Bernard Fitzgerald | Posted 04.27.2016 | Canada Music
Michael Bernard Fitzgerald

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.

Not All Canadian Children Have A Fair Shot In Life

UNICEF Canada | Posted 04.20.2016 | Canada Impact
UNICEF Canada

Inequality limits the potential of children, increasing their risk of poor health, lower earnings and lower skills in adulthood. Affluent nations with wide inequality gaps tend to have fewer children in great health and well-being, so it's not only the most disadvantaged children who suffer the consequences of inequality.

Steamy Date Ideas For A Trip To Old Quebec

Posted 04.16.2016 | Canada Living

For a romantic getaway with European charm, head to Old Québec where you can find charming cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages and intimate French bistros right here on our own continent.

Why The Maritime Regions Of Québec Are The Best Summer Vacation Destinations

Posted 04.28.2016 | Canada Living

The maritime region in Quebec, Canada is rich in scenery, wildlife, culture and culinary discoveries that are just waiting to take your breath away.

Have A Whale Of A Time Whale-Watching

Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Living

Five ways to have a whale of a time while trying to catch a glimpse of Shamu.

Let's Go To The Park! Quebec's Best National Parks

Posted 04.26.2016 | Canada Living

Why you need to book a trip to one of Quebec's national parks this summer

Eat Your Way Through Quebec, Canada

Posted 04.16.2016 | Canada Living

If you want a real taste of the food scene in Quebec, Canada, visit the Eastern Townships.

Stress-Free Vacation, Here We Come!

Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Living

With advanced planning, a solid itinerary and these tips, you'll have a stress-free family vacation.

Why Everyone Needs To Go To A Nordic Spa Now

Posted 04.16.2016 | Canada Living

If you truly want to escape from the stressors of life, head to the Laurentians region of Quebec, Canada.

Super Hot Date Ideas For A Trip To Old Québec

Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Living

For a romantic getaway with European charm, head to Old Québec

We're Heading To The Maritime Regions of Québec This Summer

Posted 04.28.2016 | Canada Living

Québec’s maritime region is rich in scenery, wildlife, culture and culinary discoveries that are just waiting to take your breath away.