Playing It Cool-Iceland with Kids

Any time of year is the right time to visit Iceland with kids. Known as a playground for adventure sports and heart-pumping activities, Iceland, dubbed the “Land of Fire and Ice,” surprisingly, makes for an excellent family-friendly vacation. Given its name, you would expect Iceland to experience frigid weather, but the temperature in winter averages 32 °F in the south — and for some people, it will feel balmy compared to back home. In summer, temperatures usually get up into the mid-seventies.

Cyber Monday: The best deals in Canada

You thought the big Black Friday sales were all over and you’d have to wait until Boxing Day for new deals on all your favourite products. Ah, but not so fast – today is another exciting shopping event promising huge discounts. It’s Cyber Monday! With more of us online shopping than ever before this year, the “Cyber” tag feels a little redundant. Still, who are we to quibble over semantics when there are deals to be had?

Shop This Exclusive Line of Handcrafted Canadian Artisan Products at Simons

The quintessential elegant Quebec department store Simons began life as a small family business back in 1840. At that time, to stock his store with unique finds, owner John Simons had to make over 70 Transatlantic crossings, picking up the most sought-after European fashions and textiles. In 1870, the shop expanded to 20 Côte De La Fabrique, in Old Quebec, where that street name over a century later has inspired a collaborative project: Fabrique1840.

Ani DiFranco On Why She Never Signed With a Major Label

If anyone could rest on their laurels, it’s Ani DiFranco. The legendary singer-songwriter, activist, photographer, record label owner, and foundation starter has seemingly done it all. But she didn’t get where she is today by playing it safe — more on that later — and she isn’t going to start now. In fact, DiFranco’s creativity is fueled by her ability to be comfortable taking risks and dealing with challenges ...

The Coolest Experiences You (Probably) Don’t Know About Yet In Canada's North

Picture Canada and you’ll envisage all the natural beauty of its wild parks, deep forests, glacial lakes and vibrant, multicultural cities. From coast to coast, the world’s second-largest country is a place of contrasting extremes – none of which is more remote or endlessly fascinating than the north. Almost 40% of Canada’s landmass is made up of just three territories: the Northwest Territories (NWT), Yukon, and Nunavut.
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