Ellen Niemer


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Reduce Your Christmas Waste

Canadians use six million rolls of tape to wrap up Christmas presents, and that\'s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to holiday waste. Learn how to celebrate responsibly by making it a green Ch

B the Change!

Many companies are redefining what it is to be successful by becoming B Corp certified. Learn more about one of them.“We have the potential to positively affect the world.” These may sound like the ra

Join the Blue Dot Movement

The Blue Dot Movement protects our right to a healthy environment. Discover the work it\'s doing, and how you can help.When I was a child, summer vacation meant jumping in my family’s white Volkswagen


Penny-Pinching Travel Tips for Summer

Penny-Pinching Travel Tips for SummerBeing on a strict budget may mean making sacrifices along the way, but with a little smart planning - and shopping - your well-deserved vacation getaway need not b

Tips for Traveling With Your Dog

Tips for Traveling With Your DogHeather Loenser, DVM, knows first-hand the joys and challenges of traveling with her dog. She and her family recently adopted a year-old Border collie named Calvin. \"As

Grandparent Getaways

Grandparent GetawaysTrips to take with your grandchildren- \"No parents allowed.\" It\'s not a sign on a kid-only clubhouse, it\'s the first rule of travel for memory-making grandparent/grandchild vacatio

Benefits of a Digital Detox During Summer Travel

Benefits of a Digital Detox During Summer TravelTech safety tips for summer travelDespite your best intentions to take time off for a relaxing getaway, chances are high that you’ll find it difficult t