Join the games: throw your own Olympic themed party

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Get into the spirit of the Olympic games by hosting family friendly events in your own backyard. Check out a few of our ideas for games, crafts, decorations, food and medals.


Meeting meatless challenges

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I faced a peculiar conundrum with my five-year-old this past Easter. One of her Easter-related activities at school involved painting real eggs in their kindergarten classroom and bringing them home. 


Collingwood is calling

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Emily Deane of South Georgian Bay Visitor Association, along with her husband and daughter, comprise what could be a poster family for Collingwood. Raised in the area, she moved to Toronto where she and her husband enjoyed the downtown city life. 


Cool stuff for kids

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Check out the newest trends in kids and youth at home entertainment. 


Off to the theatre: Stratford and Shaw offer The Lion, the witch and the wardrobe and Alice in Wonderland

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Think the theatrical fare at the Stratford and Shaw Festivals is only for grown-ups? Think again. 


Wickenheiser helps give needy kids a shot at sport

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June marked Canadian Tire’s Jumpstart Month and this year, five-time Olympic medalist and mother to a teenage son, Hayley Wickenheiser is helping the Canadian company spread the word.


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