Heading out on your own for the first time? Don’t be scared - moving out of your parent's place and into your own can be exciting and empowering. To ensure that you adjust to moving out for the first time without any hiccups, check out the following tips that will help provide a smooth transition. Embrace Minimalism When you’re no longer living under your parent’s roof, it can be quite a shock t[...]
 
 
 
As the summer weather dwindles down, there’s no better time to get out and make the most out of what remains of the warm breezes and sunny afternoons. If you’re searching for some pretty spots in the Montreal to do just that, here are a few of our favourite places throughout the city which will have you falling in love with nature all over again. Mont St-Gregoire If you’re looking to get in some[...]
 
 
 
Centrally located in the heart of Downtown Montreal, VIE Apartments is surrounded by all the conveniences you might need – shops, restaurants, cafes and bars are minutes away. A few steps from your door is the Guy-Concordia metro station, highly convenient for commuting throughout the city. Concordia students will love the proximity between their home and school, only a short walk away. The CLV[...]
 
 
 
Situés au cœur du centre-ville de Montréal, les Appartements VIE sont entourés de tous les commerces et attraits dont vous pourriez avoir besoin. Boutiques, restaurants et bars se trouvent à quelques minutes seulement et une virée magasinage vous attend sur la rue Sainte-Catherine. De plus, à quelques pas de votre chez-soi se trouve la station de métro Guy Concordia, sur la ligne verte: très pr[...]
 
 
 
Montreal is a city that can be defined with one word — character! There’s no denying just how charming and even seductive this city can be. But what is it that makes Montreal such a unique city? The people, the culture, the architecture, the food? The answer is all of the above! Let’s explore a few of the things that really make this city unlike anywhere else in the world. French Passion Obvious[...]
 
 
 
Whether it’s camping, lounging at the cottage or hitting the trails, Canadians love spending time outdoors enjoying some fun and adventure. If you’re looking for a few of the best spots to hike around Ottawa this summer, we’ve got you covered. Here are our top five! Sugar Bush Trail If you’re looking for a leisurely stroll through the woods with a fairly simple route, the Sugar Bush Trail is an [...]
 
 
 
As much as we at CLV Group love and appreciate the Internet, it’s important to remember that it’s also filled with hackers and scammers that are constantly trying to steal your personal information and money. That’s why you need to take the necessary steps to protect yourself from online viruses. Here we’ll show you the best 6 things you can do to protect your accounts and to avoid being the targe[...]
 
 
 
There’s always something to do in Ottawa. Make the most of the warm weather and check out some of the upcoming festivals and events! Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival | September 1st – 3rd This year marks the 31st edition of Canada’s largest balloon festival! With over 300 shows to watch and 200 000 spectators attending, you certainly won’t want to miss seeing all sorts of hot air balloons fil[...]
 
 
 
Planting a small garden is a great way to add colour and life to your balcony, and herb gardens in particular make especially good choices. Compared to vegetables and certain flowers, herbs are fairly low maintenance to grow and do not require an experienced green thumb or special treatment other than regular watering. While most varieties do better in sunny conditions, they are quite robust and m[...]
 
 
 
Que ce soit vos enfants ou vous-même qui retourniez à l’école, voici nos meilleurs conseils pour commencer l’année du bon pied. Armez-vous d’un calendrier/planificateur Déterminez ce qui fonctionne le mieux pour vous. Que ce soit un planificateur quotidien ou hebdomadaire, un calendrier mensuel accroché au mur ou une combinaison de ceux-ci, vous avez seulement besoin de quelque chose qui corresp[...]