Whether you’re a busy student or a working professional on the go, it can be hard to find the time to prepare healthy meals at home everyday and effectively meal plan without wasting food. To help you out, we asked the experts to give us their tips on meal planning and cooking in small batches. Here’s what they had to say. Buy in Bulk, Divide, Then Freeze It's often more cost-effective to buy in[...]
When you’ve had a long day, the last thing you probably want to do is prepare a meal. Don’t worry, we’ve put together a list of some meal ideas to help save you time at the end of the day, and they can all be made in the comfort of your CLV Group apartment. Crockpots Anything in a crockpot is a great idea. Prep the items the night before or in the morning and let the crockpot do the work. You’l[...]
Summertime can be pure sunshine bliss, or like the summer this year, a hot sticky mess. We’ve compiled a list of ways to keep you cool on these hot summer days. 1. Infuse It Infusing your own water is simple, inexpensive, and delicious. Just mix up your favorite fruits and herbs with filtered water for a tasty combination that's refreshing. If you're a bubbly lover, try sparkling water with mudd[...]
With the warm weather upon us, you may be looking for a new place to expand your coffee horizons during the day. Not only do we not blame you, we’re here to help! Whether you are looking for a coffee shop to study, or a place to grab a pick-me-up coffee to go back to work with, we have broken down the tried and true coffee shops of London, as trusted by our very own London Customer Care Coordinato[...]
While patio season is universally understood as a summer perk, and it’s still TECHNICALLY spring, we just can’t help ourselves! It’s beautiful outside, it’s been a long winter, and all we can think of is hitting the patio in Canada’s capital city, Ottawa! The best places in Ottawa to grab a seat outside are most definitely the many restaurants lined along Elgin Street. Dotted throughout this neig[...]
For a lot of students, getting their first student apartment means realizing some new challenges and opportunities that come with having roommates.  Having roommates can be a wonderful experience if there are a few ground rules set out right from the beginning. Click the Roommate Rules image below to Download & Print your own! One of the top complaints that roommates have with one anothe[...]
What a great week it has been enjoying the sunshine and cool treats with our residents at our annual Customer Appreciation BBQs! "I appreciate the prompt responses from the building manager." – Kerri, an Arbor Village Resident Grill Master Catering has been serving up delicious fare, and our BBQs give our residents a chance to mix and mingle with their neighbours, helping to foster a tru[...]
The CLV Customer Appreciation BBQ at Avalon Park was so much fun! The sizzling burgers, sweet ice cream, and summery tunes helped make it a bonafide summer fiesta! "Love all the staff at 2470 Southvale. They all look after us . The team is excellent. Thanks for everything." – Bosco,  Avalon Park Resident Many of the residents enjoyed the food and activities, and the kids loved having[...]