Canada Spring

My Love Affair With the Spring Truffle

Tamara Griffiths | Posted 07.01.2014 | Canada Living
Tamara Griffiths

Italy is lucky to have wild truffles all year round. With impatience I've been awaiting the spring truffle or the Tuber aestivum, which grows here in the Sibillini Mountains of Central Italy. These truffles grow closer to the surface than the more expensive black or white truffle that are both harvested in the autumn and into the New Year.

How To Complete Any Outfit With This Chic Accessory

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.25.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Let's start with the fact the scarf is a great finishing touch to any of our basic wardrobe pieces. It will add some personality to our basic monochrome wardrobe- black, white, navy, blue jeans, etc. It is becoming more and more for every season that accessories are steering the ship. Clothes are the accessory to the accessory.

The Surest Sign That Canada's Winter Has Jumped The Shark

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada

You know that winter has worn out its welcome when it's lost the people who play in the snow for a living. The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) pos...

Beware The "Pollen Vortex"

Jason Tetro | Posted 06.13.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

Though the atmosphere has apparently stabilized and winter will soon be gone for yet another year, for millions of people, this is no time to breathe easy. In the next few weeks, a new kind of trouble will emerge. Dubbed the 'pollen vortex' this rare springtime phenomenon will leave allergy sufferers just as miserable and clambering for the indoors.

Embrace Spring With These Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Carolyn Berry | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carolyn Berry

Spring is upon us, and I cannot think of a better way to embrace it than with these Vietnamese spring rolls.

Top Tips For a Perfect Pedicure

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.07.2014 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Recently, I noticed that my toes could use a makeover. When I was at the pool for my weekly swim, I noticed other women having such pretty toes, polish in every shade and colour. In an attempt to have dazzling feet for the summer, I spoke with the regional manager at absolute spa.

What I Learned This Week: Dogs Are Animals, But People Are Pigs

Andy Nulman | Posted 06.07.2014 | Canada
Andy Nulman

I just returned from a most interesting walk with my two dogs where I was -- or more specifically, they were -- assailed for ruining the Spring season...

Hold Out a Little Hope For the Toronto Blue Jays

Andy Juniper | Posted 05.28.2014 | Canada
Andy Juniper

Over the course of a long baseball season, unforeseeable and unimaginable things happen on a regular basis and what purported experts deem to be inevitable isn't always inevitable. So-called 'sure things' stumble with surprising regularity and even those universally considered to be without hope can rightfully harbour hope.

The Worst Things About Spring In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.20.2014 | Canada

Spring is here! That means sunshine, lollipops and good times, right? Wrong. Sure, in the spring, the flowers bloom and the trees blossom, but that...

Worst Things About Getting Dressed For Spring

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.20.2014 | Canada Style

Spring is officially here even if it doesn't feel like it in Canada (womp womp). Even though it's still pretty chilly outdoors, we are desperate to...

When Does Spring Begin?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada

Fear not, Canada: we can almost put this horrific cold behind us. The spring equinox arrives at 12:57 p.m. ET (9:57 a.m. PT) on March 20, marking a...

Tools to Help Revitalize Your Garden

Carson Arthur | Posted 09.18.2013 | Canada
Carson Arthur

When the warm weather arrives, every homeowner has an inventory of outside chores: cutting the lawn, weeding the garden, washing windows and cleaning the eaves are at the top of every list, including mine. Here are some quick tips and items to make your gardening easier.

Cancer Won't Ruin My Summer

Stephanie Gilman | Posted 07.06.2013 | Canada Living
Stephanie Gilman

2013-02-04-kickingcancersass.jpg Saturday, I continued on my quest to be a normal young person in the city. After having a nice visit with some of my family, I took a lovely walk through my neighbourhood and around the park and surrounding area. My feet ached from wearing terrible sandals. A regular person kind of ache. Not a cancer ache.

Got A Beautiful Spring Pic? Share It Here!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada Living

Spring in Canada is certainly a sight to behold – and a long-awaited one at that. So we can’t help but take tons of photos when warmer weather fin...

A Cruel, Cold Month

CBC | Posted 06.28.2013 | Canada

Ontarians and people living in other parts of Canada may be grumbling about the weather this April, but Environment Canada's David Phillips says the "...

When Spring Puts Your Golf Game On Ice

Andy Juniper | Posted 06.24.2013 | Canada
Andy Juniper

I'm scheduled to golf tomorrow. First round of the season. Be prepared: you may need an umbrella. Or, if history repeats, you may have to skate to work. Around fallen trees and downed hydro wires. In this, the spring of 2013, it's all just par for the course.

5 Stylish Umbrellas to Shine with this Spring

Nikki Gill | Posted 06.23.2013 | Canada Living
Nikki Gill

From childhood, we are taught that rain is unpleasant. And it definitely puts many people in a foul mood. But let's backtrack and stop all the hating for one second - rain also gives us the opportunity to pull out a fashion accessory we can't use everyday... the umbrella!

Watching the Watchdog: Some Things I Don't Understand

Tim Knight | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada
Tim Knight

Tim Knight writes the regular media column, Watching the Watchdog, for HuffPost Canada. Some things I don't understand: What happened to that absolu...

This Spring, Don't Just Clean: Get Organized

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Whether it feels like spring outside or not, we know it feels like spring on the inside. Moms all over the country are hankering to purge the winter gear and welcome spring. Here is our list of what you'll need for spring organized to get you started on this seasonal task.

SNIRT! And Other Only In Canada Spring Moments

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.28.2013 | Canada

Spring is particularly special to Canadians because it comes after six or more months of frigid cold, near perpetual darkness and snowbanks as tall as...

Sunny Songs To Spring Forward To

Huffington Post Music Canada | Jen Zoratti | Posted 03.09.2013 | Canada Music

The days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer, which can only mean one thing: it's time to come out of your hibernation caves, people....

Sao Paolo Fashion Week's Sizzling Spring/Summer 2013

Ramp1885.com | Posted 10.07.2012 | Canada Style
Ramp1885.com

Sao Paolo Fashion Week displayed curves, lines and plenty of steamy silhouettes as part of their Spring/Summer 2013 presentation. From piles and piles of fabric, to a light and airy surfer girl feel with neoprene, here are our highlights!

SavvyMom's Guide to May

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 07.14.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

May is your month, moms! Here's some tips to help make your mother's day month the best it can be. Lots of things to read, download and try while the weather warms up.

Spinter: What Not To Wear At The Beginning Of Spring (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.19.2012 | Canada Style

As we welcome the first day of spring (and the unseasonably warm temps it brings with it this year), we'd like to coin a term: spinter. Yes, spinter. ...

Is It Summer Already?

CBC | Posted 05.17.2012 | Canada

Chalk it up to the luck of the Irish. An unseasonably warm air mass is headed for Quebec, and is predicted to bring with it s...