Family Day

On Family Day, Improve Your Fitness Together

John Stanton | Posted 04.17.2014 | Canada Living
John Stanton

Start with one family walk or run per week. During the holidays, when everyone is at home from school or work, add another one in. Have someone volunteer to make a schedule and stick it to the refrigerator door or entrance to your home. Don't discourage anyone from getting out on their own but save one special walk or run as a family.

Last-Minute Ideas For Family Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada Travel

Admit it: You forgot when Family Day was and now you're scrambling for something to do during the long weekend of Feb. 15 - 17. Maybe you were to...

What's Free On Family Day In Alberta This Year

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 02.14.2014 | Canada Alberta

Looking for a Family Day activity in Alberta that won't break the bank? Several museums and historic sites in Calgary, Edmonton and beyond are offe...

The Sweetest Valentine's Photo Shoot You'll Ever See

2 For Couples | Kate Drummond | Posted 02.12.2014 | Canada Living

Who says Valentine’s Day is only a celebration of romantic love? We think it should be a celebration of love in all of its wondrous forms, which...

12 Things To Do This Family Day

Rania Walker | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada Living
Rania Walker

In addition to the special events and interactive exhibits at most major tourist attractions, here is a list of virtually free things to do around the GTA, most of which will give you an opportunity to try something new or different by virtue of the favourable price tag.

Small Businesses Want This Holiday Gone

CBC | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It's year two of Family Day in British Columbia, and Sacha Thompson, who owns the Flowerbox on Commercial Drive, says it will cost her an additi...

Do We Get A Day Off On Family Day?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.04.2014 | Canada Living

On February 17, several provinces across the country will get a statutory holiday for Family Day — perhaps as a way to make the month a bit more bea...

When Is Family Day In Ontario?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Ah Family Day, Ontario's favourite fake holiday. It's only been around since 2008, but the statutory holiday in 2014 gives many in Canada's most popul...

When Is B.C. Family Day?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Family Day for British Columbians falls on the second Monday in February. That makes Monday Feb. 10, 2014 the day to plan for your activities this yea...

Worst Family Day, Ever

CBC | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

While most British Columbians will be off work for the province’s first-ever Family Day holiday on Monday, thousands of workers aren't getting a lon...

Free Family Day Concerts Announced

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. government is going all out to provide free community events for the province's first-ever Family Day on Feb. 11, 2013 The Vancouver Art ...

11 Things To Do In Alberta On Family Day

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada Alberta

Family Day in Alberta this year falls on February 18, 2013, and after what seems like a long winter and a big gap of time since the Christmas holidays...

When Is Ontario Family Day?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada Living

Lucky us, Ontarians — we can all look forward to a light at the end of winter's tunnel in the form of the mandated three-day weekend of Family Day s...

Long Weekend Vacation Ideas

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Travel

For some Canadians, a holiday in February means another long weekend to hang around the house and avoid the cold — that is, if you're one of the six...

When Is Family Day 2013?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada Living

For Canadians, the long post-holiday stretch of winter between January to April can feel never-ending, which is why (at least, as far as we understand...

Celebrate B.C.'s 1st Family Day

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. gets a stat holiday in February for the first time in 2013, after Premier Christy Clark allowed public online voting to help determine its exact ...

Add Diwali, Other Cultural Holidays To Official Holidays Roster

Shachi Kurl | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Shachi Kurl

If we really want to have a conversation about integration and the joyousness of diversity in the country, we should be discussing whether Canada, founded on the Judeo-Christian values of the English and French, is ready to consider introducing other religious days, such as Lunar New Year or Diwali, to the official roster of statutory days off.

B.C. Announces New Holiday

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2012 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Dust off the skis, get out the toque and find the hiking boots — B.C. officially has a holiday in February.Family Day will now fall on t...

The Kids in Jerusalem Are All Right

Zein Odeh | Posted 04.19.2012 | Canada
Zein Odeh

This is a space for both Israeli and Arab students to coexist at school and at home. The conversations at Project Harmony in Jerusalem usually start organically because, after all, the campers were born into the conflict: sixty years of failed peace treaties, losses on both sides, destruction of lives and heartbreaking stories.

How to Con Your Parents into Listening to You

Ken Rabow | Posted 04.17.2012 | Canada Living
Ken Rabow

The thing is, most of the time teens are fine with not being listened to by their parents. But here's the problem: What happens when you really need them to? You see, all your training in getting them to ignore you isn't going to come in handy. You're, like, the kid who yelled woof! Or barked, or something.

This Family Day, Don't Play Games with Your Children

Deborah Moskovitch | Posted 04.17.2012 | Canada Living
Deborah Moskovitch

Single parent households, blended families, same-sex families, cohabiting families. There so many more configurations that I haven't even mentioned. But when you're divorced and single, the expression "family day" suddenly takes on a very new meaning. 

Finding Inner Peace at the Food Court

Elaine Dembe | Posted 04.17.2012 | Canada Living
Elaine Dembe

I'm sometimes known as the Queen of Quinoa for my healthy eating habits. So you can imagine the shock on a patient's face when I bumped into them at Costco's snack bar where I was face deep in the most delicious beef hot dog, bun oozing with Heinz ketchup, French's mustard and Bick's green relish. Oh, and I was also inhaling a side of fries.