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Mother's Day 2022: 15 Ways to Celebrate Mom This Year

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and whether you’re celebrating the person you call mom, your grandmother, or a mother figure in your life, we’ve got you covered. Show them how much you appreciate their hard work and dedication this year with these unique ideas that go above and beyond your average bouquet of flowers [...]


5 May, 2022

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Celebrating Earth Day 2022 with Minto Communities

April 22nd is Earth Day, an important day that celebrates earth! Reflecting this year’s theme to invest in our planet, institutions are being called on to implement sustainable business practices and develop strong Environmental Social Governance (ESG) [...]

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A pet owner’s guide to living in the GTA

We’ve put together a pet owner’s guide to living in the GTA by region! Explore all the beautiful trails and outdoor spaces the GTA has to offer by clicking the link [...]

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10 Small Space Design Tricks

Don’t let space be an obstacle for you when designing your dream home. Decorating your new condo can be a breeze with just a few simple tips. Read on for 10 small space design tricks that will have you living in style [...]

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International Women's Day: Celebrating Women in Sustainability

International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate the many achievements of women. It’s also a day to bring awareness to the progress made, and the work still to be done. Joanna Jackson and Agnieszka Wloch from Minto’s Sustainability team share their message for International Women’s Day on creating a more sustainable future [...]

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

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 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 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 [...]

Take your home office to the next level

For now, it looks like the work from home trend is here to stay so it’s important that you spend some time creating a home working space that is functional and perfectly suited for your needs. Here are some tips and tricks to take your home office space to the next level [...]

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

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6 tips for creating a fun and functional playroom

A playroom is a great way to keep toys out of sight and mind, and encourage independence. Here are 6 tips for creating a fun and functional playroom.

Spring cleaning tips

Spring is here! This is the perfect time to breathe new life into your home. That’s why we’ve put together this list of tips for you! These spring cleaning tips and tricks will help you break down your housework into smaller, more manageable tasks so you can easily have a spotless home to welcome in spring in no time [...]

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.

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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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 [...]

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

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10 ways to decorate your home for wellbeing

The way you decorate your home can have a huge effect on your wellbeing and overall health. Everything from the entrance to your home, to the materials you choose, everything plays a big role in the way you feel in your home. So, if you’re planning a small makeover of your space, here are just some of the ways you can boost wellness in your house [...]

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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 […]