Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice 2014: The Longest Night Of The Year Is Upon Us

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada Living

Once the sun sets this Sunday, Dec. 21, the year's longest night and the winter season will officially begin. This is known as the winter (or Dece...

'Tis the Season to Slow Down, Chill Out

Paula Pyne | Posted 12.11.2014 | Canada Living
Paula Pyne

December is a time of slowing down and reflection. Contrary to what's happening where many are scraping up every last ounce of energy to meet end-of-y...

LOOK: Winter Solstice Lantern Festival

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouverites embraced the winter solstice with the Labyrinth of Light as part of the 20th annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival on Saturday. Tak...

Why We Hate Canadian Winters

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.21.2013 | Canada Living

Winter is here and we couldn't be happier. Who are we kidding? We dread the official start of the season. Even though things like skiing and skati...

The Shortest Day Of The Year Is Almost Here

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Winter is coming. No, really, if you live in the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year, is this Saturday December...

What To Serve At An End-Of-The-World Party

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Living

Whether you believe December 21 signals the coming apocalypse or the ushering in of a new era of consciousness (or hey, just the winter solstice for 2...

Summer Solstice Draws Thousands To Stonehenge

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2011 | Canada

A damp overcast morning failed to deter thousands of people gathered at Stonehenge in England to celebrate the summer solstice. Around 18,000 neo-p...