LIVE greener

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

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How to care for outdoor plants indoors

That undeniable chill in the air means it’s time to hunker down and head indoors for the colder months. It also means potted plants that relied on warm sunshine and rain all spring and summer need a cozy place to crash, too. Before your favourite perennials and herbs succumb to the changing climate, follow these easy tips to give them the TLC they need to make it through […]

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Tips to extend the shelf life of groceries

Tired of throwing out produce and feeling wasteful? Right now it’s more important than ever to learn how to extend the shelf life of food while we’re staying at home. Check out these 6 tips that will help ensure your groceries stay fresh for as long as possible […]

LIVE healthier

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

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How to boost your mood while staying in

Are you a little all over the place right now? Taking care of yourself both mentally and physically is always important, but even more so now that we’re home all the time. Take a look at these 6 tips to help ensure your brain stays in good shape while staying in […]

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Plants that clean the air in your home

On average, Canadians spend about 90% of their time indoors. Along with using scent-free products and keeping your home well-ventilated, plants are a helpful tool for improving indoor air quality. Here’s 10 plants that clean the air in your home […]

LIVE smarter

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

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Petiquette in today's world

When it comes to “petiquette”, things are a little different now than they were a year ago. Check out this post with tips and how-to’s to help make sure your petiquette is on point in this ever-changing world [...]

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Tips for a successful semester at home

Let's face it, with the world we live in it's necessary to spend more time at home and that means even students. Learning from home isn't always the easiest thing, but take a look at these four tips that will ensure a successful semester at home [...]

LIVE together

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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5 ways to give back right now

The minute we put away the Halloween goblins and ghouls, that urge to decorate for the holidays kicks right in. And while we’re looking forward to the celebrations ahead, this pandemic still has a firm grip on us – and this season of giving takes on new meaning for those who could use a little more support. Read on to find ways to give back when and where you can, and spread joy and generosity right now […]

5 fun activities for a COVID-friendly Halloween

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 [...]

LIVE brighter

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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Holiday decorating on a dime

If you’re like us, you’re all about creating a trendy apartment for the holidays that glistens with twinkly lights and makes cozying up with hot cocoa that much better – just without the added cost of it all. We’ve got tips for festive apartment décor that won’t break the bank – and can be reused (hello, sustainability!). Check out these simple holiday décor ideas […]

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10 tips we learned from The Home Edit about organization

The Home Edit – a new show on Netflix – is all the rage these days. Not surprising, since it’s all about organizing your home beautifully (and who doesn’t love that?)! We tuned in and recorded our top takeaways from this fun, energetic show. Here are the 10 things we learned about home organization from The Home Edit […]

Ottawa LIVING

Meet the Designers of the Bohemian

Introducing the power team designers behind the 2020 Minto Dream Home for CHEO. Get to know their perspective on the design and what inspired their choices.

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The 10 Best Things About Quinn’s Pointe

Thinking of calling Quinn’s Pointe home? Here are 10 of the best things about this growing Barrhaven community.

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Kanata, Canada's technology hub

Minto Morgan's Creek, in Kanata, is ideally placed near the heart of Canada's largest technology park. Living in this beautiful boutique community puts you within walking distance of the technology park.

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GTA LIVING

Ivy Ridge debuts new model homes in Whitby

Experience all of the beauty and sophistication that Ivy Ridge has to offer in the award-winning community’s newly opened model homes.

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Excavation Begins at 123 Portland

Minto Communities much anticipated King West condo 123 Portland has begun the excavation process. The team has plans to dig 10 metres below street level, as the construction process begins to ramp up

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Minto Communities Celebrates Ground Breaking at The Saint

Hosted on site at 89 Church Street, Minto Communities celebrated the official start of construction at The Saint with a groundbreaking ceremony.

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Calgary LIVING

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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Vendome Café

The Annex is located in vibrant Kensington, steps away from the neighbourhood’s walkable hub of retail shops, restaurants, professional services and speciality stores. Keep checking back for more local business features.

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Get to Know The Annex

Welcome to The Annex in Kensington! We're thrilled that you are considering calling The Annex home and have taken the first step towards finding The Next You.

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Apartment LIVING

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Petiquette in today's world

When it comes to “petiquette”, things are a little different now than they were a year ago. Check out this post with tips and how-to’s to help make sure your petiquette is on point in this ever-changing world [...]

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Books arranged by colour

10 tips we learned from The Home Edit about organization

The Home Edit – a new show on Netflix – is all the rage these days. Not surprising, since it’s all about organizing your home beautifully (and who doesn’t love that?)! We tuned in and recorded our top takeaways from this fun, energetic show. Here are the 10 things we learned about home organization from The Home Edit […]

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Neighbourhood Guide: Yonge & Eglinton

Spent any time exploring Toronto’s Yonge & Eglinton lately? Whether you’re from the area or are planning your next visit, you won’t want to miss out on the best hot spots this midtown neighbourhood has to offer [...]

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