How to get the most out of local produce

How to get the most out of local produce

Nothing beats the outstanding flavour of fresh local produce. With a sharp eye, tender touch and keen nose, you too can become an expert at picking the very best produce from your local store. Here, Jeffrey Phung, produce expert for Loblaws, shares some of the ways he inspects Canadian produce to make sure his stores […]

Quick guide to a great summer garden

Quick guide to a great summer garden

As we prepare for cookouts, barbecues and relaxing outdoors, it’s time to get your gardens in shape. Feeling a little rusty? Here are some tips to make your backyard stand out. Make a plan: It’s important to take into consideration the location you’ll be planting in and what you’ll be growing, as space and sunlight […]

How to select the right sunscreen formula

How to select the right sunscreen formula

Sunscreen is an essential part of any sun safety routine, but with so many options available, how do you know which one is best for your skin? Here Banana Boat shares sun protection tips that can help you and your family. When selecting a sunscreen, the first thing you should look for is a broad-spectrum […]

Eat together to create healthy habits for your kids

Eat together to create healthy habits for your kids

Meals can be an important social outlet, whether it’s lunchtime in the cafeteria with coworkers to take your mind off the job or reconnecting with the family at Sunday dinner. But the benefits of eating together reach well beyond social interaction. Families who eat together eat better, so it’s no wonder that Health Canada recommends […]

Celebrate Indigenous Arts in Canada

Celebrate Indigenous Arts in Canada

The fine arts can reveal a lot about a culture’s history, strengths and challenges. In Canada, it’s especially important to spotlight the artwork of Indigenous peoples to help build relationships and support our collective journey towards reconciliation. Established and emerging authors, theatre companies and filmmakers offer creative insights into contemporary and varied experiences. As we […]

Learn how to make a financial plan you can stick with

Learn how to make a financial plan you can stick with

We all have money goals, like paying off our credit card or saving for a trip down south. But all too often, we find ourselves having a tough time sticking to these objectives without a realistic plan in place to guide us. If this sounds like you, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) has […]