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Start Planning Your Spring Break

by CanadaStays

With Christmas behind us, it’s time to start planning your spring break. Time to start considering where to go and what to do while the children are out of school. No need to stress, only a month left to plan and tons of great options from coast-to-coast. Ontario has a variety of events that spring-breakers […]


What’s sweeter than spring flowers and spring travel?

by Dominique Shelepuk

Hibernation is over. People are starting to shake off the cold and the snow. They are searching for places to visit once the weather warms up and the flowers start to bloom. Luckily, there are hundreds of options to put those winter doldrums behind you. Try these three places or head off of the beaten […]


Spread the love from coast-to-coast this Valentine’s Day

by CanadaStays

Canada is a beautiful country with stunning blue lakes, famous waterfalls, and vast wilderness areas. In the cold of winter, use Valentine’s Day to snuggle up somewhere with your sweetheart. No matter where you live in Canada, there is somewhere for everyone. This is the land of romance. Take advantage of it. Vancouver Island is […]


Montréal en Lumière

by CanadaStays

  Winter is dragging on, cold and snowy, but that doesn’t mean nothing is going on. It’s time for a party in Montréal! The Montréal en Lumière, which is held from mid-February to early March, is the time when people celebrate with light displays, music, food and fun. Why not plan to join the party […]


Have Some Winter Fun at Carnival in Québec

by CanadaStays

  From January 29th to February 14th, bundle up in red. Tie on your sash and get ready. It’s party time in Québec! Québec City is the snow capital of the world. In 1893 residence of the French city decided it was time to embrace all things cold and snowy and make a huge celebration […]


Toast at Niagara’s Icewine Festival

by CanadaStays

If you are a fan of wine (and who isn’t?) then there are three weekends in January that are just made for you. The Niagara Icewine Festival is held every January – this year it’s from January 15-31 to celebrate the time-consuming and nerve-wracking process of producing some of the finest winter wines in the […]


How to Embrace Winter…we all know it is coming!

by CanadaStays

Even though the weather has been quite kind and warm up until now, we know as Canadians, winters can be brutal. Freezing cold temperatures. Icy roads. Snow and more snow- this is not weather for the faint-hearted. For Canadians, though, winter has been changed into a time of festivals, sports and outdoor adventures that make […]


Start Planning Your Holidays- 10 Ways to Stay Sane

by Dominique Shelepuk

You’ve waited for it all year. While you worked, commuted and dreamed, finally it’s that time of year! The holidays are almost here!  A time to relax with family and friends, unwind, and soak up this much deserved time off. Somehow though, things have gotten a little complicated. Gifts to buy, cleaning, holiday menus- have […]


Canadian Winter Festivals Part II

by Dominique Shelepuk

There is never a reason to hibernate while the snow howls in Canada. Festivals make it easy to escape cabin fever and enjoy all things winter. Following Canadian Winter Festivals Part I, here are several more Canadian winter festivals for you and your family to enjoy this year: Ice on Whyte (January 21st to 24th […]


Canadian Winter Festivals Part 1

by Dominique Shelepuk

When the cold winds blow and snow piles up, some people huddle down in warm houses and wait for spring. Those people probably haven’t heard of all the incredible outdoor festivals in Canada. Unlike most people who scoff at the bitter temperatures and dare Mother Nature to keep them inside, Canadians have a ‘Bring It!’ […]