The Dos And Don’ts Of U.S. Election Etiquette (For Canadians)

November 7, 2016


The U.S. Election is just hours away and after more than 600 days of campaigning, I think it’s fair to say that we’re all ready, Canadians included, for this thing to be over.

As Canadians we are concerned about our neighbours and the outcome of this election. A recent study found that 81 per cent of Canadians are very worried about the election and what the results could mean for our neighbours and Canadians. The challenge, in these next days and months pre- and post-election, is to share our views appropriately and support our neighbours as best we can. To help tackle this tricky situation I’ve put together my list of the dos and don’ts of U.S. election etiquette for Canadians. (more…)

A Simple Trick-or-Treating Etiquette Guide

October 28, 2016


Halloween is a very special holiday in Canada, it’s the one time of the year where communities really connect! Children go door to door trick or treating dressed up as their favourite characters and neighbours open their homes give out candy and treats to the local ghouls and goblins. But there are a few rules of the road for trick or treaters. Here are my tips for parents to help their little ghouls and goblins trick-or-treat tactfully. (more…)

Thanksgiving Etiquette: How To Bring Civility To Your Dinner Table

October 6, 2016

Homemade Roasted Thanksgiving Day Turkey


Thanksgiving is a holiday that is meant to be about giving thanks and reconnecting with friends and family. However, sometimes when we actually sit down at the dinner table we lose that spirit of thankfulness and things move in a less than civil direction.

To help you, your families and friends have more gratitude than grief this year, here are my top tips for bringing civility to your Thanksgiving table. (more…)

Royal Visit 2016: What To Do If You Meet Will And Kate

September 23, 2016

It’s official the royals are coming! Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their adorable children will be in Canada from September 24th to October 1st for a highly anticipated visit. The royal couple will be undertaking a tour of Canada’s stunning west coast which means a few lucky Canucks will have the chance to connect with the royals while they’re in the country. (more…)