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11 ways to create a beautiful laundry room

Washing your clothes may be a tedious task, but that doesn’t mean your hardworking laundry room has to be lacklustre. From storage solutions to cabinets, lighting and even appliances, we’ve put together a list of the 11 best ideas to make this one of your favourite rooms in your home. Read on[...] [...]


24 November, 2021

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Checking in with Carl Pawlowski - Project Manager, Sustainability

With the recent release of Minto’s formalized Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) report, we checked in with Carl Pawlowski, Project Manager, Sustainability with Minto Communities Canada to get all the deets on why sustainability initiatives and third party verification are game-changers for the industry. More [...]

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Let's chat sustainability: An interview with Joanna Jackson, Director of Sustainability & Innovation, Minto Apartments

Let’s chat sustainability with Joanna Jackson, Director of Sustainability & Innovation. Learn how her team is working to make Minto’s properties more environmentally friendly [...]

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5 summer wellness tips for apartment dwellers

When the temperature soars, be sure to keep your health and wellness top of your mind with these 5 summer wellness tips for apartment dwellers [...]

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Purging your closet for a fresh perspective

With spring upon us, it’s a great time to sort through your clothes and prepare for the warmer weather ahead. We have lots of great suggestions on how to purge your small space closet for a tidier room and stress-free mind [...]

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Your fall home maintenance checklist: 18 things to do every year

Get ready for the cooler months ahead with our fall home maintenance checklist. From sealing your windows to changing your furnace filter, we’ve got you covered. We've even included an infographic you can pin up to help keep you on track! Read on [...]

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How to place and style a dog crate in a small space

We love our four legged friends, but their crates can be large and not the most visually appealing. We’re here to tell you it doesn’t need to be that way. Check out our tips on how to place and style a crate in a small space […]

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4 ways to make this a Thanksgiving to remember

Stunning colours, cozy sweaters and pumpkin-spiced everything aside, fall is the perfect time to take stock of what we have and count all our blessings with the celebration of Thanksgiving. We’ve put together a list of 4 ways to make this holiday one to remember – no harvest required [...]

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How to show your support on Truth and Reconciliation Day

This September 30th is the first ever Truth and Reconciliation day in Canada – a day dedicated to the Survivors of residential schools and in honour of those who were lost. Read on to learn how you can show your support for Indigenous communities on this important day […]

Articles on design trends, DIY projects and hacks, tips on how to organize your space and all things design and décor.

Doing laundry

11 ways to create a beautiful laundry room

Washing your clothes may be a tedious task, but that doesn’t mean your hardworking laundry room has to be lacklustre. From storage solutions to cabinets, lighting and even appliances, we’ve put together a list of the 11 best ideas to make this one of your favourite rooms in your home. Read on[...]

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Turning a Minto home into a dream home with @ThisHouseHere

For interior décor enthusiast Nicole Kennedy, choosing a Minto home to bring her Pinterest board to life was a no-brainer. Sharing her decorating journey on Instagram (@ThisHouseHere) came just as naturally, with almost 2,500 following along as she makes her builder dream home anything but basic. Read on

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Detached Homes, Townhomes & Condos

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7 tips to set your pets up for success when you move

Moving is a big deal for everyone involved – including your pets! Be sure your move goes as smoothly as possible with these 7 tips on setting your pet up for success when it’s time to move apartments […]

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5 ways to bring a ‘90s vibe to your apartment

The ‘90s were all about graphic colours and patterns, great music, video games, the Internet (!) and design trends that paved the way for what we know and love today. Relive all of the nostalgic glory with these 5 ways to bring back this awesome decade in your apartment […]

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5 tips to prepare for a long distance move

If you’re about to embark on a long distance move and are wondering where to begin, we’ve pulled together this list of 5 tips to help you best prepare to move from one city to another […]

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Detached Homes, Townhomes & Condos

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Meet the Designers of the Caraway

Our power team designers are back for the 2021 Minto Dream Home for CHEO. See what they've dreamt up this year.

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2021 Minto Dream Home for CHEO Rendering

Giving Hope a Home Since 2001

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.

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Meet the Designers Behind Our New Model Homes

From splashes of colour and eclectic artwork to perfectly furnished spaces on every floor, here's a peek into what you can expect.

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GTA LIVING | New Homes

Detached Homes, Townhomes & Condos

Pumpkin Patches in the GTA

Pumpkin picking has become a beloved fall ritual and a great way to create special memories with your family, friends, and loved ones. We’ve put together a list of our favourite pumpkin patches in the GTA to pick the perfect pumpkins for Halloween decorating and fall baking [...]

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The Best Fall Fairs and Festivals Around the GTA

With the cooler temperatures and changing of the leaves also comes fall colours, flavours, and exciting events. We’ve rounded up the best fall fairs and festivals you need to check out around the GTA this year [...]

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Top local shops to visit on Main Street in Unionville

Located in the heart of Markham, Unionville is a postcard-perfect town that has all the charm of small-town living. While visiting Main Street, you can discover some unique stores while supporting and shopping local. Here are the top local shops to visit on Main Street in Unionville [...]

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Calgary LIVING | New Homes

Detached Homes, Townhomes & Condos

Creating a Balanced Live/Work Space

Some tips on how you can create a well-adjusted, well-appointed space that caters to your needs, while nurturing a sense of wellness.

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How A Sustainably-Designed Home/Community Is Not Only Good for the Environment But Saves You Money

Sustainability isn't just about being environmentally conscious. It's about the actions we take to invest in building a future by consuming fewer natural resources, minimizing waste and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, while providing customers with modern spaces to live, work and play in.

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Welcome to Kensington

There's always something new to discover in Kensington, whether you’re new to the City or have lived in Calgary for years.

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