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We're all too familiar with the urge to leave the city at noon on a Friday to avoid rush hour traffic, which is why we put together a list of the top 10 eats to get the perfect cottage experience without slaving away in the kitchen. From dishes you can make ahead of time to classic BBQ meals, you will find everything you need right here. We've even got you covered for the drinks and modern twist on the traditional s'mores!
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But it's supposed to be May.
Because you know you'll hear "I'm bored" at least once.
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Happy Victoria Day/ National Patriots' Day/ Memorial Day!
We still have a foreign person, a queen living in a castle on another continent -- Victoria's great, great, granddaughter, in fact -- as Canada's head of state. And it's a pretty safe bet that Canada isn't on her mind a whole lot either, if at all. So why do we put up with it? Without question, Canada deserves to have its own head of state, chosen by us and from among our citizens. How have we made it this far without taking the final step to full nationhood? The reason lies with misinformation.
As Canadians head into the Victoria Day long weekend (a week early, if you ask us), the highways across the country will get filled up with people vacating their hometowns for their cottages, cabins,...
Cottage season is coming and if you don't have your own, now's the time to start hunting for your rental for the warmer months. And what better time to book for than the Victoria Day weekend? It's war...
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While the house party that was recently broken up by police in Brampton had some expensive -- and terrifying -- lessons for the families involved, they're teachable moments for the rest of us.
So, here's a checklist of what to ask your teen before they hit the party circuit this weekend or this summer.
People in the Victorian Era, including the Queen herself, lived lives of remarkable frugality and resourcefulness. They made do with what they had and worked hard to get it. Consolidated Credit has looked at the way people lived 150-200 years ago in England and found some things we could learn.
May long weekend takes place from May 17 to 19 in 2014, giving Canadians a chance to unwind for just a few days in the spring season. Its official name is Victoria Day, and it celebrates the birth of...
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A group that includes some prominent Canadian actors, writers and politicians is calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to change the name of Victoria Day.Author Margaret Atwood, Green Party leader...
Happy Victoria Day! Or is that May 2-4? The May long weekend holiday (which takes place May 17 to 19 in 2014) is officially known as Victoria Day, after the long-reigning British monarch. But in recen...
Citizens of Ontario, rejoice! The LCBO strike has been averted. With that haunting specter no longer looming over our heads, we are free to go forth and enjoy our long weekend stashes of booze free of...
Queen Victoria would not be amused if she knew that her birthday has turned into one of the most explosive statutory holidays of the year – due to the hazardous use of fireworks. Make sure your May...
The Victoria Day long weekend (May 20) is upon us which means it's time to get your grill on for barbecue season. And if you're tired of the usual hot dogs, burgers and chicken breasts, it may be time...
While the Victoria Day weekend is one we all happily anticipate, for emergency room staff and too many Ontarians, it is also the beginning of trauma season; the time when getting to and from the cottage can be a killer due to drunk drivers on congested cottage country roads.
Do you love grilled cheese at the cottage? Of course you do. If you want to take your sandwich to the next level of deliciousness, try these Cottage Life-tested combinations (use your favourite bread)...
Ready, set, grill! Summer has unofficially begun, and for all the foodies out there, this means finally reconnecting with our outdoor grills. Duff Dixon, of the Ontario Gas BBQ says some of summer 20...