Starting a new year off on a positive note can set the tone for the entire year. That's why it’s important to plan it out in a way that will give you the most control over how your next chapter (and future) pans out. To help you succeed in your resolution goals, we’ve gathered our top tips for starting the New Year off on the right foot. Check them out below! Embrace the Power of Written Goals [...]
 
 
 
Once upon a time, Ottawa held a staunch reputation for being the “grownup” city of Canada that lacked fun and excitement. But today, much of that has changed. Over the past few years, the city has been undergoing some of the most extreme transformations in its history. From the pending Light Rail Transit system to an unprecedented amount of new developments, to the surge in popularity — it's safe [...]
 
 
 
Planning a move and wondering how to get by in Montreal without being a French speaker? As a multilingual city, there is a pretty significant Anglophone population here spanning over 200,000 people. However, most businesses, signage, and locals place strong precedence on speaking French. Over the past few years, the province has really pushed ahead to make it the default language. Though you c[...]
 
 
 
Not too many people know about Hamilton’s long and interesting history. In fact, Hamilton has been a full-fledged city since 1846 — longer than most would likely think (almost two centuries ago!). Known for its steel and iron production — as well as being the “Waterfall Capital of Canada” — Hamilton has gone through many transformations and has turned into a fun and exciting city to live in today.[...]
 
 
 
Looking for a new place to live in Toronto? In our opinion, renting in Toronto still carries many benefits over owning. Here are four reasons why: Investment Opportunities Housing prices almost always increase over time and owning could prove to be a great investment with good equity. As a renter, you will not see a direct return on the money you pay towards rent, however, you can still invest m[...]
 
 
 
New to Ottawa? Or just wondering how to make the most of this holiday season? Well, you’re in luck because Ottawa is one of Canada’s most festive cities during this time of year! From winter festivals, to light shows, to quaint Christmas markets and more - there’s something for anyone to enjoy and get into the holiday spirit. Just don’t forget to bundle up before heading out! The Christmas Marke[...]
 
 
 
The holiday season is here! Are you ready to cozy up on the couch for your annual Christmas movie marathon? Grab your bowl of popcorn and some cocoa because we’ve rounded up all of our favourite holiday classics that are a must-watch this season. Love Actually First on our list is everyone’s romantic holiday favourite, Love Actually. In this Christmas tear-jerker, you’ll follow the lives of eig[...]
 
 
 
When it’s dull, cold and less than inspiring outside, there’s no better way to liven the mood than by transforming your apartment into your own cozy oasis. With a few simple additions, you’ll see that making your Montreal apartment into a winter wonderland is easier than you think! Here are some creative ways to make your space cozy, warm and inviting to help you get through those long, winter day[...]
 
 
 
The holidays can be a very chaotic time, and juggling work and life events with shopping isn’t always an easy thing to do. So when you’re down to the wire and pressed for time – we have you covered! Here are a few cool Burlington shops to get your last minute gifts at. Casteleyn Belgian Chocolatiers When you’re stuck for a last minute gift for a friend or anyone who has a serious sweet tooth, ma[...]
 
 
 
With beach days long behind us and the winter season in plain view, November can be a tough month to get through here in Canada. With a tendency to be a dull, cold, and dreary time of year, it can be hard not to succumb to those pre-winter blues. So how can you beat them and stay motivated? Here are our top five tips for avoiding the November blues this year. Keep Exercising As the dreary weathe[...]