We all know how important it is to take time off from work now and again. Yet Canadians forego 32 million vacation days a year—and it’s not because we get so many we don’t know what to do with them. Canada is one of the most stingy vacation providers in the developed world. Full-time workers here average just 12 days vacation annually, according to Statistics Canada.
It can be hard to get away from the office. Here are some simple tips for making the most of whatever vacation time you take.
Gotta get away, but don’t have much time? Here are a few simple ideas to help you refresh and recharge.
Looking for the perfect Easter escape? These eco-friendly escapades are perfect for a green Easter weekend.
Going on a green adventure is a great way to spend quality time with your lover. Best of all, it can be done on ay budget. Check out these ideas to figure out the getaway that’s right for you.
Considering a lengthy winter vacation or a permanent move? Here are a few things you need to know. For more country-specific information, visit the Foreign Affairs website. They even offer a registration service for Canadians travelling or living abroad so that the government can find and help you in the event of a natural disaster or war.
Beth Barett of Nanton, Alta., sent along this interesting object. “Our friend, Ralf, bought a box of items at an auction, and this was in it,” says Beth. “It’s made of a pewter-type metal and measures about five inches in length. We hope someone will be able to tell us what this object is used […]
Mosquitoes rely mainly on their sense of smell to locate potential victims.
1. Measure the capacity of the ice-cube tray you’re using for stock, etc., so that you know how many cubes to use when a recipe calls for a certain amount of stock, wine or lemon juice. 2. Always leave 3-4 ice cubes in the tray and fill up the rest with cold water to quickly […]
Which documents you need to keep and for how long will depend on your occupation, your family circumstances and where you live.