Canada Summer

There Is A Reason Summer Drivers Get Into More Collisions

Anne Marie Thomas | Posted 07.29.2016 | Canada Living
Anne Marie Thomas

It's the most wonderful time of the year for motorists -- or so you would think. Despite not having to deal with snow or ice on our roads, there's actually a spike of driving tickets and a rise in collisions in July, August and September.

Celebrating The Summer Of Chardonnay

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

Each year on a hot July weekend, the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration, aka i4C in Niagara-on-the-Lake, hosts over 60 different winemakers from countries all over the world to allow attendees to "tour the world in a glass". It's a gathering of the minds, an opportunity to chat intimately with sommeliers and winemakers about their passion for crafting chardonnay. So what did this year have in store?

How To Practice Sun Safety And Protect Your Skin

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

The sun. It's a beautiful thing, and when it's shining, the streets, parks and beaches get really busy. The city comes alive! But it's not all good. The sun can burn! And, a history of sunburns increases the risk of skin cancer, including melanomas. Sun exposure can also cause wrinkles, dry skin and age spots.

Your Summer Vacation Bag, Packed!

Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada Living

From toilet paper to pain medication, here are six travel essentials that any sensible adventurer should carry.

Summer On A Shoestring: 5 Outdoor Staycations In Ontario

Jeff Novak | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Travel
Jeff Novak

If a holiday abroad isn't on the cards for you this summer, don't worry. There are plenty of ways to make your Ontario staycation fun without breaking the bank. From sunbathing on Toronto Islands to camping in Algonquin Park, here are our five best ways to enjoy the province on a budget this summer.

20 Drink Recipes You'll Need This Summer

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Want to be your very own backyard bartender? From sangria and slushies to mojitos and margaritas, we've got you covered with all the best summer drinks. Armed with these simple, thirst-quenching recipes and a few terrific tips, get ready to beat the heat and make a huge splash this season.

The Best Places To Visit In London This Summer

travelcuts | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Travel
travelcuts

Thinking about touching down in London town this summer? With vivacious festivals, tons of outdoor attractions and the city playing host to Europe's biggest street party, there has never been a better time to venture to the capital city.

How To Stay Healthy Over The Summer

Jane Dummer | Posted 07.19.2016 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

We wait all year for long summer days filled with BBQs, pool parties, cottage weekends and food festivals. But these endless social events can have you overindulging in food and drink more than any other time of year. So how can you stay healthy over the summer? We asked our experts for their advice.

Avoid These Summer Sweets For The Sake Of Your Teeth

Anaida Deti | Posted 07.18.2016 | Canada
Anaida Deti

With Summer in full gear, it's easy to fall into the sugary trap of so-called 'healthy' cool-down treats. You'd be surprised at how quickly your sugar...

5 Tricks For A Highly Organized, Super Relaxing Summer

Allison Weigensberg | Posted 07.18.2016 | Canada Living
Allison Weigensberg

I'm definitely one of those people that is way more relaxed when my space is clean and organized. In fact, it's the only way I can actually keep my sanity when things get super busy. Here are some of my favourite summer organizing tips that will help keep you feeling like you can conquer this summer, too.

20 Of The Best Beaches In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Bria John | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Living

Yes, Canada does have beaches. And they're downright beautiful.

Summer Jobs Build Money Smarts

Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Parents
Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada

That initial job can also serve as an ideal springboard to talk money management with your kids and help strengthen their financial knowledge.

14 Ways To Enjoy The Cottage (When You Don't Have Access To One)

Jen Lawrence | Posted 07.12.2016 | Canada Living
Jen Lawrence

Scrolling through Facebook and singing the everybody-is-at-the-cottage-but-me blues? If for you, summer is a noun, not a verb, you may be feeling a bit deprived, but here are 14 ways to get the cottage experience without having access to a cottage.

What To Eat In The Heat

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

This heat makes me want to find the nearest lake and jump right in. Or lay under a shady tree with a sprinkler near by. Registered dietitian Daphna Steinberg says the hot weather is no reason not to enjoy good food. Daphna and her colleague Katherine Vandenbussche, registered dietitian, have a few tips for eating in the heat:

How To Maintain Your Budget While On Vacation

Jeffrey Schwartz | Posted 07.06.2016 | Canada Travel
Jeffrey Schwartz

Although the fluctuating loonie may be annoying, you better believe there are a variety of ways to enjoy your summer vacation this year whether you are travelling to the U.S., Canada or outside of North America. You can save yourself from a lot of financial headache by creating a game plan before you go on vacation.

A Weekend In Okanagan Wine Country

Vitamin Daily | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

We took time out of our busy schedules and escaped the 9 to 5 life for a bit more than just happy hour in the South Okanagan. With wineries a plenty in the South Okanagan region, there is no lack of aperitifs to choose from, thus, we did some narrowing down.

Summer Beach Bag Essentials

Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada Living

Seven things you need for guaranteed summer fun, from the all-important sunblock to products that help your legs look radiant.

These Were The Songs Of Summer For My Generation

Linda Simpson | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada Living
Linda Simpson

The year 1962 was my first coming of age summer. After months of anticipation, I was a teenager. No longer confined to listening to my older sister and brother's music, I had my own little 45 rpm record player. It was pink and grey and had a permanent place on the floor beside my bed.

This Summer's Hottest Sunglasses

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Protecting your eyes is of the utmost importance all year long. This summer, don't compromise protection over style. A high quality sunglass should protect your eyes from UV rays, glare, impact and give you the best visual experience.

Summer's Most Glamorous Bridal Hair And Beauty Trends

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Summer is the season for weddings! All of those beautiful brides and bridesmaids. To find out the latest beauty and hair trends for brides, I spoke with AJ Woodworth, founder and owner of The Glamoury in Vancouver.

Keep Kids Hydrated This Summer Without Resorting To Sugary Drinks

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Parents
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

Summer means kids are off school and finally free to do what they do best -- run around outside, climb trees, build forts, play sports, ride bikes, swim and more. It's hard enough to get them to come in for lunch to eat something, let alone get them to drink water throughout the day. On hot summer days, that can be a big problem.

Top Makeup Tips For Summer

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I love the summer time. Pretty, light, fresh makeup. It feels so much easier to wake up and just put on a touch of tinted moisturizer, some gloss and a bit of mascara and go! The ease of it is fantastic. To find out all the latest makeup trends for summer and how to keep your skin looking fresh, I spoke with Lori Taylor Davis, Global Pro Lead Artist, Smashbox Cosmetics.

Summer Drink Recipes Fit For Patio Lounging

Melissa Jovanoski | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada Living
Melissa Jovanoski

From cool cocktails to nutrient-rich smoothies, let's get to sippin' with these easy to make at-home recipes that are also perfecting for summer entertaining!

10 Ways To Get Your Backyard All Decked Out

Todd Hauptman | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Living
Todd Hauptman

Deck experts suggest that you should build your dream outdoor living space. Take the time to think and dream about creating a space that your loved ones and you can enjoy throughout the summer months. This is the thinking phase of the project. Consider how much greenery you'd like to put on the deck to create a private space.

Cool Summer Gadgets For Work-Life Balance

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

It is easy this summer to create a fun work-life balance with these cool new gadgets. These gadgets can bring balance to your daily life, so you can enjoy summer to the fullest. This summer, I am going to be working on my laptop in the park or enjoying time off at the beach, using these cool new devices.