The together archives
Take a look back at articles related to giving back, getting involved in your community and how you can change it for the better, and events and initiatives that bring us together.
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Discover what’s coming to Brookline parks, from play structures to community gathering spaces. Enjoy outdoor activities and greenspace right in your new neighbourhood.
With over 20 years of partnership, we're proud to give back to our community and build the grand prize for the CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery again.
All that together time as a family can be a blast when you have a list of things to do. Turn boredom into fundom with these 15 activities you can do at home – from watching nature-inspired documentaries to painting birdhouses and camping in your own backyard. Check them out [...]
Halloween is just around the corner and doctors in Canada and the United States are saying that trick-or-treating is a no-go this year. We might not be able to collect candy door-to-door with our friends or attend a costume party this time around, but check out our list of Halloween activities that are COVID-friendly and just as fun [...]
The Bohemian design brings a little bit of the world to our 2020 Minto Dream Home - infusing historic Manotick with Spanish, Moorish and Middle Eastern influences.
Since 2001, we've been building the dream home as the grand prize for the annual lottery. Now we're celebrating 20 years of designs and 20 years of dreams with CHEO.
Are you a Taurus, Gemini or Cancer? Celebrating a birthday in self-quarantine doesn’t sound like much fun, but with a little imagination, some creativity, and a positive attitude, it can still be a memorable affair. Here’s a list of four creative ways to celebrate your birthday while in self-isolation [...]
Looking back at our Minto Dream Homes gives us a good overview of the recent interior design trends. How have things changed?
If you think you’re excited about the 2019 Minto Dream Home, these women exude a passion for interior design that’s almost beyond belief. Learn more about what inspired them and how it all came together.
We are once again a proud sponsor of the 2019 CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery, marking our 19th year of partnering with CHEO.
You don’t need a civic holiday to throw the perfect summer party, longer days and sunny skies are reason enough to celebrate! Whether impromptu or planned, here's a list of 10 tips for hosting a summer bash to remember – from budget-friendly ideas to fun, festive food and drinks. No backyard required […]
As Canadians, one of our proudest days is fast approaching – Canada’s 152nd birthday – and there are so many ways to celebrate! No matter what city you’re in, there are tons of things happening. Read on for a round-up of family-friendly Canada Day 2019 events in your city […]
Spring is the season of new beginnings, but as snow melts it uncovers garbage and debris. Why not step into the sunshine and help spring clean your neighbourhood? Here’s a few ideas to get you going […]
Canadian winters, eh? They’re infamously cold, snowy, icy, and can be just plain blah. If there’s anything we know for sure, it’s that we Canadians can plough through it. Here are 5 fun winter activities to get you outside and make the most of this beautiful (albeit chilly) season [...]
Tis’ the season for holly jolly-days filled with food, family and never-ending holiday festivities! Celebrations this time of year are all month long and everyone has their own way of rejoicing [...]
Labour Day – a federal statutory holiday on the first Monday of September in both Canada and the US – officially celebrates workers and the labour union movement (AKA the last long weekend of the summer). Canadians everywhere will be BBQing, pool partying, or simply just relaxing. If you have yet to make plans, our list of long weekend happenings in Ontario might come in handy […]
Sometimes the smallest gesture can have the biggest impact. Surprise someone at work with a random act of kindness and we bet you’ll make their day! Read on for a few fun random acts of kindness […]
For many people, living better is about giving back and knowing you’ve done your part to help make the world a better place. When was the last time you did something to help change a community for the better? We’ve put together a few ideas to help guide you on your philanthropic journey – take a look […]
‘Tis the season to be kind to others, and what better way to do that than through small gestures that cost little to no money. It’s an easy way to make your day – and a stranger’s spirits brighter, too. Even better, being nice is quite contagious and there’s a good chance your random act of kindness will be paid forward [...]
Feeling generous? This time of year is the perfect time to give back to the community. Whether volunteering time at a shelter or collecting cans to donate to a local food bank, here are some feel good ideas on how to spread the love this season [...]