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Want to unplug? Ideas for spending time outdoors

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Want to unplug? Ideas for spending time outdoors

If you want to do a digital detox or simply spend a bit less time on your phone, a nature vacation is one of the best ways to disconnect fully from your daily routine. Fresh air, physical activity and the silent beauty of landscapes and wildlife are the perfect way to refuel body and mind. […]

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Easy basement renovation projects that make a difference

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Easy basement renovation projects that make a difference

Spring is the perfect time to tackle those DIY projects you’ve been putting off. If updating your basement into a fresh and usable space is on your list, check out these ideas from contractor and HGTV host Bryan Baeumler: Add quality subflooring. When renovating your basement, prioritize the projects that will have the biggest impact on […]

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Shopping for a new boat? Top 5 tips

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Shopping for a new boat? Top 5 tips

Whether you’re looking forward to buying your very first boat or want to update the family cruiser, here are some important tips from Transport Canada: When buying a brand new boat. Ensure a declaration of conformity (DoC) is available from the seller. Sellers are required to file a DoC with Transport Canada for each model of […]

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Prolong the life of your car and increase its value before selling

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Prolong the life of your car and increase its value before selling

For many of us who are in the market for a new vehicle, it’s important to take resale value into consideration, particularly if you are prone to trading up every couple of years. “More often than not, people want a new ride that offers top-notch resale value,” says Michael Bettencourt, managing editor of Autotrader.ca, Canada’s most […]

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Customize your cookies with this versatile plant-based recipe

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Customize your cookies with this versatile plant-based recipe

Plant-based eating has been one of the big trends of 2019 and has even taken centre stage as part of the new Canada’s Food Guide. Yet despite widespread awareness of the new food guide, according to recent survey commissioned by Becel, only one in two Canadians (52%) know what the recommended changes are when it […]

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Eye safety tips for outdoor athletes

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Eye safety tips for outdoor athletes

With warmer weather on the horizon, many of us will be heading outside to explore all that the great outdoors has to offer. Soon, more of us will start walking or biking to work and participating in family hikes on the weekends. Many will also start to practice physical activities or sports outdoors. However, there […]

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