Holiday

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The Best Christmas Markets Across Canada

From the snow-capped peaks of Banff to Charlottetown's winter wonderland, here's where you'll find the most magical Christmas markets in Canada.

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Every Friends Christmas Episode Ranked—From Worst to Best

The very best Friends holiday episodes combine lots of laughs, the right amount of festive cheer and just a little...


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Deck the Halls: 20 Holiday Decorating Ideas From Across Canada

We challenged you to capture the prettiest holiday decorating ideas on camera, and you delivered! Here's how Canadians deck the...


These Old Fashioned Christmas Cake Recipes Will Take You Back to Your Childhood

From beautiful Bundts to traditional fruitcakes, these nostalgic recipes capture the flavours of Christmas past.


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13 Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas in Canada

Do you know Rudolph's Canadian connection? Or how many turkeys get devoured at Canadian dinner tables?

Why We Hang Stockings for Christmas

It has a little something to do with a man known as St. Nicholas.


Who is Santa Claus, Anyway?

Our modern day version of Santa is actually a combination of various legends and traditions from around the world.

Remembering Our First Christmas in Canada

In the winter of 1963, this Irish family celebrated their first Christmas in Toronto. The snow was like nothing they...


Every Seinfeld Holiday Episode Ranked—From Worst to Best

The best Seinfeld Christmas episodes combine hilarious catchphrases, timeless observations and just the right amount of dysfunction. Take a look...


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Uniquely Canadian Holiday Traditions, From Coast to Coast

From Réveillon to "mummering," here are some of the unique ways Canadians celebrate the most wonderful time of the year.


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10 Hidden Dangers to Avoid This Holiday

The most wonderful time of the year comes with its share of potential dangers. Here's how to reduce the risk...


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The Best Christmas Movies of All Time

Looking for festive fun? We've got your holiday watch list covered.


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25 DIY Christmas Decorations Anyone Can Make

Get ready to deck your halls with these simple holiday crafts—and get the whole family involved in the Christmas festivities.


Rick Mercer: As Kids, My Brother and I Stole the Perfect Christmas Tree

In this excerpt from his book, Talking to Canadians, Rick Mercer confesses to a yuletide heist that made for an...


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10 Rules For Regifting During the Holidays

Whether it's the wrong size, not your style, or something you already own, unwanted gifts are an inevitable hazard of...

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Top 20 Places to Spend Christmas in Canada

From festive Santa Claus parades to can't-miss holiday markets, we're counting down the best places to celebrate Christmas in Canada.


This is the Best Time to Buy a Christmas Tree in Canada

Planning your annual trip to the Christmas tree lot? If you're looking to score a great deal, this is the...


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60 Greatest Christmas Cookie Recipes of All Time

Planning a Christmas cookie exchange? Here are the recipes for our all-time favourite festive baked treats, sure to get the...


What a Country Christmas Was Like in the 1950s

After the chores were done, family fun, lots of food and good cheer took centre stage.


What to Write in a Christmas Card: 40 Meaningful Sentiments to Share

Take inspiration from these thoughtful, personalized messages that are sure to spread the festive spirit.


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The World’s 10 Most Festive Christmas Cities

According to the song, "there's no place like home for the holidays," but these spirited destinations may just change your...


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8 Festive Flowers to Bring Home This Holiday (That Aren’t Poinsettias)

Although poinsettias are the go-to when it comes to festive florals, there are plenty of other options that strike the...


Great Canadian Gift Ideas: Problem Solving Presents Under $50

Tired of giving gifts that end up collecting dust on the shelf? These thoroughly practical presents are guaranteed to please...


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The Most Magical Advent Calendars of 2022

Kick off your holiday countdown with one of the season’s most unique...

10+ Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers Everyone Will Love

Looking for easy Thanksgiving appetizers to kick off the main event? These are sure to be a hit!


10+ Best Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes

There's no denying turkey is the main event at everyone's Thanksgiving feast. Make one of our best-loved turkey recipes to...


The Best Hangover Cure From Every Canadian Province

It turns out our hangover remedies are as diverse as our go-to brews.


The Treasures of Tofino

Whether it's Indigenous crafts, the barnacle scars of a grey whale or the skills of expert surfers, Tofino leaves lasting...


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20 Things to Do in Whistler Without Snow

Set against stunning mountain backdrops, Whistler is as popular during the summer months as it is during the winter. Hiking,...


10 Great Day Trips from Montreal

Whether you’re a born-and-bred Montrealer, or a visitor looking to make the most of your vacation, these day trips outside...