LIVE greener

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

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.

Read More >

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.

Read More >

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.

Read More >

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

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.

mother and daughter sitting at a desk reading

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.

10 Best Outdoor Skating Rinks In Calgary

One upside to having below 0 weather more than half of the year is the ability to strap on a pair of skates, bundle up, and hit one of Calgary Park's Adopt-A-Rink many outdoor skating rinks. With a variety of rinks scattered around the city, your options are wide open. From small community rinks to a frozen lagoon, it’s definitely a favourite pastime for locals.

plants in a row

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 […]

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

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.

6 questions to ask before starting a home renovation

A home improvement or renovation project can be incredibly exciting! But, before you start knocking down walls and choosing flooring, there are lots of important questions to ask yourself about what you’re hoping to achieve. After all, it’s a big investment and mistakes can be costly [...]

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.

Mom posing with her daughter on the street

18 fun things to do as a family this long weekend

All that together time as a family can be a blast when you have a list of things to do. Turn boredom into fundom with these 15 activities you can do at home – from watching nature-inspired documentaries to painting birdhouses and camping in your own backyard. Check them out [...]

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 [...]

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

Pantry organization

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 [...]

Yellow and red tulips blooming in front of a white fence

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. […]