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The 2020 Sustainability Report: An Interview with Roya Khaleeli - Director, Sustainability & Innovation

This week, Minto released its 2020 Sustainability Report, and so we caught up with Roya Khaleeli, Director, Sustainability & Innovation for the low-down on the report. [...]


16 September, 2021

Articles related to how to save energy and reduce waste, net zero, greening your commute and all things sustainability.

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22 pet friendly plants perfect for your apartment

Looking to spruce up your place with a little greenery? If you’re a cat or dog parent, you’ll want to make sure it jives well with your furry friends. Take a look at this list of pet friendly plants that are perfect for your apartment […]

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10 green gift ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and we can’t wait to show them how much they mean to us! But if you’ve ever found yourself searching “best Mother’s Day gifts” on Google (guilty!) only to find the same old ideas, we’ve got a list of 10 eco-friendly Mother’s Day gifts that are good for her wellbeing and the environment too [...]

Articles related to spring cleaning, better sleep, managing stress, staying active and living a healthier lifestyle.

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 [...]

Articles related to education, innovation, finance and living smarter.

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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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6 reasons we love 1VALET

Have you heard of 1VALET? We're excited to be partnering with them and bringing their innovative technology to our properties, both new and old. Take a look at 6 reasons why we love 1VALET at our properties [...]

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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19 patios to check out in Montréal this summer

Patios are open for business at long last – and if you’re planning to head to Montréal anytime soon you’ll find no shortage of cool terrasses to sit outside and catch some rays. Check out this list of 16 patios and terraces that are heating things up in Montréal this summer […]

Canada Day

Canada Day spotlight on Indigenous culture

This year, Canada Day brings with it an opportunity to pause and reflect on our country’s past, present, and future. It’s an opportunity to listen and learn, and to amplify and uplift the voices of our Indigenous communities [...]

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

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7 kitchen pantry organization tips and ideas

Those dream pantries you’ve been seeing in magazines and pinning online aren’t as far out of reach as they might seem. Here are seven kitchen pantry organization tips and ideas you can implement in your pantry, no matter how small [...]

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6 ways to create a private outdoor space

Unless you live in the country surrounded by acres and acres of land, there’s a pretty good chance you have neighbours all around you. Urban and suburban living means space can be limited, fences and balconies are often shared and “next door” is within arm’s reach. If you feel like your privacy is lacking these days, we’ve got 6 great ways to help you take back some of your personal space. […]

Apartment LIVING

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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Ottawa LIVING | Homes + condos

Detached Homes, Townhomes & Condos

Designers of the Caraway

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 this Summer’s 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 | Homes + condos

Detached Homes, Townhomes & Condos

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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How we're partnering with best water technology to fight plastic pollution at construction sites and homes

Through the implementation of Bottle Free Zone Stations, Minto Communities is tackling the plastic bottle crises and empowering change [...]

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10 Quiet Spots for a Sunday Picnic in the GTA

There are so many great parks and spots offering beautiful views in Toronto and the GTA for a picnic. So pack your bag and get ready to enjoy a day catching up with family and friends outside at these 10 quiet spots for the perfect Sunday picnic in the GTA [...]

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Calgary LIVING | Homes + condos

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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