Cities Across the Country Celebrate Canada Day

Canada’s 146th birthday is upon us and it is time to celebrate like it’s 1867! Cities across the country have big plans for commemorating the Constitution Act, from skateboarding competitions to pancake breakfasts, concerts to extravagant fireworks displays.

Here’s a look at where you can find some of Canada’s best parties this weekend:


The country’s capital is known for throwing the biggest birthday bash around, with live performances by famous musicians held at Parliament Hill. The Governor General and the Prime Minister are sure to attend. And of course, the night is topped off with fireworks over the Ottawa River. More info.



Granville Island hosts one of the most popular Canada Day celebrations, with a pancake breakfast, live jazz music and a South Asian cultural show. The city also celebrates with bike races, a parade and fireworks. More info.


You won’t want to miss celebrations in Halifax and Dartmouth, beginning with a pancake breakfast, followed by the parade downtown. The most anticipated part of the day is the free concert at Alderney Landing. And the party continues on until midnight with fireworks and live music. More info.


If you’re in Toronto this Canada Day, you can celebrate the country’s birthday with live music and dance performances. And don’t miss the stunning fireworks at Mel Lastman Square. More info.

School’s Out! Recycled Office Supply Fun Summer Ideas

School is out and summer is upon us! What better way to celebrate and recycle your (and your family’s) old supplies than creating some helpful home organizational tools.

All easy for the at home DIY-er and you can get the kids involved. Find your inspiration this summer. Check out these great Fun Recycled Office Supply Projects.

Etiquette Tips for the Summer Office Party

Summertime has arrived, which means many organizations are looking to take advantage of the beautiful weather and give employees an excuse to socialize beyond office walls. ‘Tis the season for office summer barbecues, company golf tournaments and workplace picnics.

However, a change in location and atmosphere does not necessarily allow for a change in behaviour. Proper office etiquette still applies, and there are certain guidelines you should keep in mind when enjoying some Vitamin D with your co-workers.

This blog post answers all of your office etiquette questions – including what to wear, how long to stay, how much to eat and drink, and what to talk about.

Grill Party Barbecue in park