LIVE greener | Sustainability

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

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Plants that thrive in low light

Are you a plant lover but in a north-facing apartment? Are you struggling during the darker winter months to keep your plants looking spry? Look no further! We’ve pulled together the ultimate list of plants that thrive in low light environments – so your apartment is insta-ready all year long [...]

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21 sustainability resolutions for 2021

Have you chosen your New Year’s resolutions yet? Turns out, a lot of people are focusing on environmental sustainability this year. We think it’s amazing, so we’ve pulled together 21 eco-friendly resolution ideas for you to follow in 2021 […]

LIVE healthier | Health + Wellbeing

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

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5 ways to create a calm and restorative space (Guest Post)

We’ve all been affected by the pandemic and have had to deal with COVID-related stress so there's no denying it’s time to focus on your health while staying in. The best way to do that is to rejuvenate and revitalize your living environment. Let’s take a look at the best ways to add neutrals to your home to create a calm and restorative space [...]

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Shaking your winter blues while staying home

Are the winter blues hitting harder than ever this year? We feel the same. We’ve got some tips that’ll help improve your mood while you’re staying cozy inside this winter [...]

LIVE smarter | Education + Innovation

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

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Moving this winter? Here are 15 tips to help you out

Moving this winter? Here are 15 tips to help you move like a pro. It may not be ideal to lug boxes in the cold and snow, but taking a few precautions will make your move free of any unnecessary headaches […]

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Helping your adopted pet thrive in their new home

Thinking of bringing a new adopted furry (or feathered) friend into your life? First things first: take a look at these tips to make sure you’re doing everything you can to help your adopted pet thrive in their new home [...]

LIVE together | Community + Giving

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.

4 fun COVID-friendly winter activities

Canadian winters, eh? They’re infamously cold, snowy, icy, and everything in between. Here we are mid-way through December, eight months into pandemic mode, and the snow has just started to come down. If there’s anything we know for sure, it’s that we Canadians can plough through anything. Here are 4 fun winter activities to get you outside and make the most of the last few weeks of this beautiful (albeit chilly) season [...]

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Local businesses across Canada to support this season

To encourage shopping local this holiday season, we’ve put together a starter list of small businesses in major cities that Minto Apartments operates in across Canada. There are way too many good ones to mention, so here are some ideas to remind us all to look local when searching for gifts […]

LIVE brighter | Design + Decor

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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15 apartment kitchen space-saving hacks

If your apartment kitchen is lacking the space you need to just get organized, this post is for you. We share our 15 best space-saving hacks – so you can organize, save space, and love your cute, little kitchen all day long […]

Top interior design trends of 2021 you’ll want to copy

2021 is finally here! This new year provides the perfect opportunity to unleash our creative sides and bring a sense of comfort to the living spaces we spend so much time in. Every home needs a little refresh once in a while, so we asked one of our Minto Dream Home Interior Designers, Tanya Collins, what she thinks the biggest décor trends will be in 2021 [...]

Apartment LIVING

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Shaking your winter blues while staying home

Are the winter blues hitting harder than ever this year? We feel the same. We’ve got some tips that’ll help improve your mood while you’re staying cozy inside this winter [...]

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Small house plants, gardening gloves and watering can

Plants that thrive in low light

Are you a plant lover but in a north-facing apartment? Are you struggling during the darker winter months to keep your plants looking spry? Look no further! We’ve pulled together the ultimate list of plants that thrive in low light environments – so your apartment is insta-ready all year long [...]

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love sign in Distillery Distract of Toronto

Local businesses across Canada to support this season

To encourage shopping local this holiday season, we’ve put together a starter list of small businesses in major cities that Minto Apartments operates in across Canada. There are way too many good ones to mention, so here are some ideas to remind us all to look local when searching for gifts […]

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Ottawa LIVING | Homes + Condos

A New Minto Community is Coming to Kanata North

Learn about our latest west-end community, coming in 2021.

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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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GTA LIVING | Homes + Condos

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 | Homes + Condos

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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