Canada Shopping

Why I Prefer To Shop Alone

David Martin | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Living
David Martin

I cannot think of a surer path to an acrimonious divorce than a regular joint grocery shopping trip with my wife. And I'm pretty sure if you asked her, she'd say the same thing.

5 Ways To Take Control Of Your Health At The Grocery Store

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 04.26.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

An occasional treat at home is nothing to be worried about, however, it's easy to sabotage our health when we make food purchasing decisions that do not reflect our health goals.

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.

After 10 Years, What's Next For Digital Commerce?

Cameron Schmidt | Posted 04.18.2016 | Canada Business
Cameron Schmidt

The smartphone is not only becoming our primary source for Internet use -- it's dramatically changing money, and how we transact. What we're seeing today is a fundamental change in the evolution of money, driven by mobile that has -- and will continue to have -- major implications for retail and digital commerce.

Down-To-Earth Portland Boasts Its Share Of Sophistication

Vitamin Daily | Posted 04.01.2016 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Don't mistake Portland's down-to-earth attitude for a lack of class: this is one sophisticated city. stay: From the oversized mural welcoming you in ...

Feds Urged To Bump Up Duty-Free Limit For Canadian Shoppers

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2016 | Canada Business

The upcoming release of the Liberal budget has led to a renewed push on the issue by American officials and industry.

Duty-Free Shopping Is Not Always A Deal

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 03.16.2016 | Canada Travel
Travelzoo Canada

While some items are absolutely worth buying at duty free, others are likely the same price that you'd find at stores around your own city (and you don't have to lug them around in your carry-on). We've done some research and discovered what you should pick up and what you should leave behind the next time you're killing time at the airport.

How A Day Of Dress Shopping Helped Me Embrace My Curves

Lisa Brookman | Posted 03.14.2016 | Canada Style
Lisa Brookman

I soon realized that when I started my search for the perfect dress, there was no inspiration, no larger models modeling gorgeous dresses and, even more disappointing, most stores don't even carry larges sizes. Everyone wants to feel beautiful -- regardless of their size or shape. And today, unfortunately I didn't.

The 4 Best Health And Life Tips For The Insanely Busy

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 03.11.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

Being busy is great, but not if it lacks direction, passion, and makes your health suffer. Finding easy, productive health solutions that fit your life can be the difference between living and living well and there are easy things that you can incorporate into your routine without having you spinning your wheels.

Dining At Beaumont Kitchen

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 03.08.2016 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

Defined as Eclectic West Coast cuisine, Chef Michael Hay elaborates on Beaumont Kitchen's food philosophy: " It is a lifestyle cuisine focused on whole ingredients and whole foods...it is very vegetable driven." Chef posits it as a place where you get a robust restaurant experience, have a meal and feel nourished.

How To Perk Up This Blue Monday

Sari Friedman | Posted 01.14.2016 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

The third Monday of January is said to be the most depressing day on the calendar, also known as Blue Monday -- coming right at you on January 18th, 2016. How can we avoid the post-holiday winter blues? Here are five tips for perking up this Blue Monday:

Dressing Your Way To Weight Loss Success

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

What if I told you that there was one simple step you could take every single day that would tip the scale in your favour towards reaching your desired weight loss goals? No special diets, no popping pills. All you have to do, every single day, is -- wait for it -- get dressed.

What To Sip, Savour And See In Stockholm

Sara Graham | Posted 01.04.2016 | Canada Travel
Sara Graham

No doubt this Scandinavian city shines in the summer, but there are a myriad of reasons it merits a look between October and April. Turns out, when the temperatures drop outside, there's no lack of heat inside. In November, we decided to give it a full 24 hours.

This Christmas, Let's Spend Money On Things That Matter

Jason Najum | Posted 12.23.2015 | Canada Living
Jason Najum

When was the exact moment that Christmas became synonymous with buying stuff I do not know, but it seems that we've reached a point of gifting no-return. The idea of simply spending Christmas with your family without the obligatory spending and consumption is not even a possibility. If you're an average person living in a Western nation you can be pretty confident that your intended gift-receiver already has everything he or she needs and most likely lives a year where their other superfluous wants are often met.

How To Spend 48 Hours In Montreal

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

Canada's second largest city has so much to offer, you'll find it hard to pack it all into less than a week, but for a quick two-day trip, here are some fantastique stops to make.

Boxing Day Budgets: When To Splash Out And When To Save

Sandra Hanna | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada Living
Sandra Hanna

With so many amazing deals, it can be tempting to stock up on items simply because the price is too good to pass up. My golden rule is that if you don't need it, it's not a deal, no matter how good the price.

How To Have The Best Online Holiday Shopping Experience

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.17.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Pay attention to product details. Photos are a great starting point, but be sure to read about the material, measurements, model number, etc. to ensure you really have a full picture of the product.

Tips For A Cheap And Cheerful Holidays

David Lester | Posted 12.04.2015 | Canada Business
David Lester

It's officially December now and I have no idea what to get anyone for Christmas or how much it'll cost. Everyone should be getting ready to be merry and jolly, but I'm banging my head on the wall thinking of what everyone wold love without breaking the bank.

The 8 Golden Rules Of Shopping

Caroline Topperman | Posted 12.04.2015 | Canada Style
Caroline Topperman

Attention shoppers! Don't shop sales. If you buy a massively discounted item that you will not use, you did not save any money.

Orlando Is More Than Amusement Parks

Vitamin Daily | Posted 12.03.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Orlando is known as a theme park hot spot, but when it comes to culture, Disney World's home has a surprising array of sophisticated dining, shopping and entertainment options. On a recent trip to the land of Mickey, we saw first-hand that you don't have to be a kid to enjoy a magical experience in the sunny city.

Student Hacks For Avoiding A Holiday Shopping Hangover

Mandy Mail | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Business
Mandy Mail

From buying a new winter coat and gift exchanges with friends, to purchasing a ticket home and celebrating the end of exams, there is no doubt that the holidays and New Year's Eve can put stress on a student's finances.

Canadian Retailers Can Do More To Satisfy Cyber Week Demand

Andrea Stairs | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Business
Andrea Stairs

Canadian retailers can still do more to live up to the hype of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. With nearly every major Canadian retailer taking part in Cyber Week, to come out a winner, retailers need to up their game.

Healthy Financial Habits Make For A Happy Holidays

Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada | Posted 11.19.2015 | Canada Business
Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada

CPA Canada released a Summer Spending Followup Survey, which revealed that 42 per cent of those surveyed were essentially on-budget this past summer. What does this have to do with holiday spending? Quite a bit, actually. Those who fared better followed a few basic principles we might all want to remember.

6 Tips For Saving Big During Black Friday

David Lester | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Business
David Lester

Black Friday is on November 27 and Cyber Monday is on November 30 this year, and I'm pumping up to win on savings! As you already know, I love me a deal, and I wanted to share with you all of my tips and tricks on getting the best item for the best price. It's a retail battle weekend and you need to be suited up.

Aritzia's New Label Is Minimalism At Its Finest

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Style

We want everything.