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Is your family prepared for an emergency?

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Is your family prepared for an emergency?

In an emergency, like after a summer thunderstorm, you may need to get by without power or tap water. You’ll need some basic supplies, and experts recommend that you be prepared to be self-sufficient for at least 72 hours. You may have some of the items already, such as food, water and a battery-operated or […]

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Plan an affordable vacation the whole family can enjoy

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Plan an affordable vacation the whole family can enjoy

Longer working hours and countless distractions are making it harder for families to connect amid the flurry of everyday life. But a family vacation is great way to spend some dedicated quality time together. Family travel is also important for kids at a young age, as it helps to create strong bonds and memories. Travelling […]

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How to buy the perfect light fixture for any room

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How to buy the perfect light fixture for any room

Choosing the right lighting can not only make your space more inviting, but also enhance the style of your home. Here are some tips from Cameron Skilling, senior merchant of lighting at The Home Depot Canada, to find an on-trend solution for any space. Chandeliers. Once considered a high-end fixture, today’s chandeliers are found in all […]

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How investing in active women makes ‘cents’

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How investing in active women makes ‘cents’

When it comes to investing in Canada’s economic future, active women are a major investment opportunity. Here’s how: Financial choices. Women’s global purchasing power has reached over $30 trillion. Women are engaged in sport and are rapidly rising in influence and importance as consumers of athletic products and services. Despite the numerous hurdles, women’s sports […]

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Rich in bricks but strapped for cash? How to own a home without being house poor

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Rich in bricks but strapped for cash? How to own a home without being house poor

The term “house poor” is likely one we’re familiar with as Canadians. Given the ever-changing housing market, it’s something you may even have identified with. But what does it really mean? And how can we avoid it? “House poor” is a situation that describes a person who “over-extends” themselves and spends an unusually large proportion […]

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A tangy pork burger to get you ready to grill

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A tangy pork burger to get you ready to grill

Inspired by authentic Vietnamese street food, this burger recipe is sure to get you grilling. Topped with white radish, cucumber, a traditional filling of pickled carrot, sriracha mayo and a few leaves of cilantro, this burger delivers a satisfying crunch. “These pork burgers will make grilling and summer hosting a breeze – topped with exceptional […]

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