Canada Thanksgiving

Thanking and Giving in the Syrian Refugee Camps of Lebanon

Oxfam Canada | Posted 10.15.2015 | Canada Impact
Oxfam Canada

I have a lot to be thankful for. Good health, a loving family, a home and a gratifying job. But like many, I often take these blessings for granted. This year, however, is different. Today I am thankful for having shared a cup of coffee with Syrian women refugees in Sawere, a small town in Lebanon's Bekaa valley.

Let's Start a New Thanksgiving Tradition: Talking About the Flu Shot

Jason Tetro | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

Thanksgiving marks the arrival of another regular occurrence though most of us do not discuss at this time. It's the impending arrival of the flu. We all know the influenza virus is coming but at this time of joyous celebration, we tend to avoid this topic. The flu season doesn't usually start until November and usually doesn't make headlines until the Holiday Season.

I'm Giving Thanks for the Lessons Learned From Our Dog

Jennifer Pellegrini | Posted 10.11.2015 | Canada Living
Jennifer Pellegrini

Five years ago, the pleas from our daughter for a puppy began. Even my husband jumped on board the puppy bandwagon. I was steadfast. No puppy, no way. Puppies turn into dogs. Dogs make messes. Dogs are expensive. Dogs break your heart.

The Best Thanksgiving on a Budget

David Lester | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Living
David Lester

Here are my tips and tricks to make a yummy bird and Thanksgiving day, but still on a budget. This year why not stop the turkey tread mill and decide that this will be the best holiday so far! We want to give thanks to everything we have and here is the way to do it on a budget!

This Thanksgiving, I'm Thanking Myself

Laila Eman | Posted 10.11.2015 | Canada Living
Laila Eman

I'm not the first, nor the last person who will tell you its importance, as there are numerous studies, blogs, articles etc. illustrating the benefits of self-care. But what I am urging you to do this thanksgiving long weekend, is practice it.

A Thanksgiving Journal

Shawna Scafe | Posted 10.10.2015 | Canada Living
Shawna Scafe

It is a simple notebook I picked up from the local dollarstore-slash-bakery that our small town relies on for local crafting supplies. And donuts....baked fresh each Wednesday. The first year I brought the empty book to the Thanksgiving table it was met with a little hesitation.

WATCH: All The Little Things To Be Thankful For

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 10.09.2015 | Canada Living

What are you thankful for?

How to Have a Happy Thanksgiving With Your Special Needs Family

Joanne Giacomini | Posted 10.09.2015 | Canada Parents
Joanne Giacomini

Thanksgiving used to be just another long holiday weekend for us dealing with my son being out of routine and having lots of behaviours. This was difficult for all of us. What has helped now as he has gotten older is talking about this holiday and what we will be doing that weekend.

10 Tips for Stress-Free, Fat Burning Holidays

Dr. B.J. Hardick | Posted 10.09.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. B.J. Hardick

Still mapping out your Thanksgiving menu? Daydreaming of Christmas already? Don't get caught up in the sugar-and-fat laden hype. You can still enjoy your holidays without wreaking havoc on your health. Here are some ways to make this Thanksgiving one your body will thank you for.

How To Avoid A Thanksgiving Dinner Disaster

The Huffington Post Canada | Julianna McDermott | Posted 10.09.2015 | Canada Living

Because anything that can go wrong ... will go wrong.

QUIZ: Which Thanksgiving Side Dish Are You?

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.08.2015 | Canada Living

Are you something traditional or healthy? Or both?

WATCH: Turkey Hacks For a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Posted 10.08.2015 | Canada Living

Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays of the year, but it can also be the most stressful. Whether it's cleaning the house, preparing the food, maki...

How to Manage Challenging Guests at Thanksgiving Dinner

Marcia Sirota | Posted 10.07.2015 | Canada
Marcia Sirota

Canadians and Americans alike love Thanksgiving. It's a time to gather with family and friends and celebrate the harvest season. It's a time to reconnect with people we haven't seen in a while, to eat a delicious meal, relax and enjoy ourselves. Unfortunately, in many families, there are one or two people who can ruin the experience for everyone else.

How to Make Your Home Festive for Thanksgiving

Sari Friedman | Posted 10.07.2015 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

Decorating your home for Thanksgiving is really about creating an environment that embodies all things warm and inviting and it's the little details that make a big impact. Here are five tips on how to cost-effectively get the look you want this holiday season.

Determined To Eat Healthy At Thanksgiving? Let This Be Your Guide

The Huffington Post Canada | Melissa Baker, MHSc(c), RD | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada Living

Step #1: Don't walk into dinner starving.

11 Cute And Easy Crafts To Help Kids Give Thanks

The Huffington Post Canada | Tara Wilson | Posted 10.05.2015 | Canada Parents

Kids can get a jump on thinking about what they're thankful for with these great activities.

5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Thanksgiving

Dr. B.J. Hardick | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. B.J. Hardick

Thanksgiving is upon us once more, and with it comes enticing treats and splurges that we might otherwise pass on during the rest of the year. Will you still be giving thanks after your feast, or will you be left bloated and regretful?

How to Host the Perfect Canadian Thanksgiving

Lisa Orr | Posted 10.03.2015 | Canada Living
Lisa Orr

Thanksgiving is about celebrating and giving thanks for our wonderful families and the other gifts in our lives. Regardless of what's on the menu, where you serve it or how you eat it, the key to a perfect Thanksgiving meal is to focus on our gratitude and on being together with our most precious gifts, our family and friends.

28 Delicious Ways To Eat Pumpkin This Season

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Living

The options are endless.

20 Fun Thanksgiving Crafts To Make With Your Kids

The Huffington Post Canada | Shelley White | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Parents

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Get festive with these fun ideas for kids.

20 Crisp And Delicious Stuffing Recipes

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 10.01.2015 | Canada Living

Thanksgiving dinner just wouldn't be the same without it.

8 Reasons Why Thanksgiving In October Is Awesome

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Living

Thanksgiving happens in Canada on Oct. 12. It's a chance for Canadians to come together, reconnect with family ... and say "na na na" to our Americ...

5 Ways to Make it to Thanksgiving in Your Empty Nest

Sue Nador | Posted 09.09.2015 | Canada Parents
Sue Nador

If you're feeling a little weepy as you peer into deserted bedrooms (and maybe a touch annoyed that the little darlings forgot to make their beds before they left), I get it. It can be a tough transition, and it may take some time to adjust to your new reality of an empty nest.

What I Learned This Week: The Heavy Power of Light

Andy Nulman | Posted 02.14.2015 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

"Let there be light!" It's the third line in the I guess it must be important. And perhaps at no time is it more important than right n...

Why It's Important I Bring My Kids To Vancouver For Christmas

Chris Taylor | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Chris Taylor

The West Coast is a part of who their father is. And that's an important thing for them to know.