Food

Guide to Tipping in British Columbia

Every country has its own etiquette when it comes to tipping service employees like wait staff, bartenders, hair stylists, and taxi drivers, so it’s not surprising that you may be a little confused about what the expectations are when you first more to British Columbia. Here’s a guide to help you feel more comfortable with tipping in British Columbia in a variety of situations.


Drink Local! Ontario’s Best Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries

Ontario’s fertile lands and innovative, creative locals consistently produce wonderful local beverages. Buying from the Ontario-made alcohol market is a wonderful way to support the local economy, while seizing the opportunity to enjoy the some of the best spirits Canada has to offer. Here’s a starting point for finding Ontario’s best wineries, breweries and distilleries!


Pesticides in Quebec

For more than 20 years, the Quebec government has been working to control pesticides in order to help protect the drinking water in cities and towns, as well as to avoid the harmful health effects these products can have on animal and humans. The general rule if you are looking to kill weeds in your driveway or garden is to go to a store like RONA or Canadian Tire, and buy a product that is ready-to-use.