Tag: Christmas

Good grief! Could fresh Christmas trees be COVID’s next shortage?

Much like toilet paper, yeast and freezers before them, Christmas trees could be hard to score this year because of the pandemic. There’s a longstanding shortage in Canada’s supply of fresh trees that when coupled with an anticipated heightened demand could leave some families feeling like victims of the Grinch. “It is an odd year,”…

Don McLean 'touched' to have played Alex Trebek's last Christmas party

Article content Don McLean was “touched” the late Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek asked him to perform at what he knew may be his final Christmas party. Each year the game show presenter hosted a festive shindig for the Jeopardy! team, but last year’s bash was a more poignant occasion due to Trebek’s battle with pancreatic…

Beach breaks and pyjama parties: Sport stars spread the Christmas cheer

With the Christmas holiday season in full swing the world’s biggest sports stars have taken time out from chasing goals, titles and victories, instead celebrating with their nearest and dearest. Argentine football legend Lionel Messi donned red-and-white pyjamas and socks together with his wife and three sons to get into the Christmas spirit. READ MORE: Pure…