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Building Better Than Code: Minto’s Commitment to Excellence

At Minto, building better isn’t just a goal; it’s our mission. As a leading homebuilder with nearly 70 years of experience and over 100,000 homes built, we strive to create homes that not only meet but exceed standard codes and regulations. [...]

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29 May, 2024

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A Spotlight on 88 Beechwood

Find out how 88 Beechwood redefines apartment living in Ottawa's Beechwood neighbourhood. More than just living spaces, our LEED Silver-certified building fosters a sustainable lifestyle and a vibrant community for meaningful connections […]

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Decorating Your Apartment with Vintage Finds: A Guide to Thrifting

Tired of the cookie-cutter aesthetics of today's shoe-box apartments? We hear you. Add character to your space with vintage goods and thrift finds. In this guide, we will teach the ins and outs of navigating your local thrift store and creating a home with pieces that have a story with them [...]

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An Ontario Guide to Beating Your Winter Blues

Elevate your spirits this season with our guide to an Ontario winter. Discover what this winter season has to offer, and how to immerse yourself in your community [...]

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Minto’s Approach to More Affordable and Attainable Housing

The idea of having a place to call your own is more than just a financial milestone; it’s a cherished dream for many. But with rising costs and population growth exceeding new housing supply, finding affordable and adequate housing has become more and more challenging.

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Life @ Minto: Prioritizing and Investing in Employee Health and Well-being

At Minto, prioritizing workplace health and wellbeing, and ensuring our employees are safe, healthy, satisfied, and engaged is more important than ever. Here are some of the ways by which we are making mental health and well-being a top priority.

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

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24 sustainable actions you can take this year

Bettering the planet is more important than ever. We’ve pulled together 21 eco-friendly ideas for you to follow this year […]

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10 tips for saving energy and lowering your hydro bill this winter

The colder months usually mean higher energy bills. Here’s 10 ways to reduce your energy consumption and save money this winter, without sacrificing comfort.

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 tips to declutter your apartment Marie Kondo style

The secret behind the KonMari Method is the order in which you tidy your space. Read to find out why everyone is obsessed with the KonMari method and how it can transform your life and home [...]

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A roundup of colour trends for 2022

The start of a new year may be all about resetting our personal intentions, but it’s also the perfect time to refresh our living spaces and embrace the very latest colour trends. We’re tapping in to the top picks of some of the most renowned colour authorities to see what shades they’ve chosen as the standouts in 2022. Read on.

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

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8 tips to warming up your apartment (without breaking the bank!)

Whether you live in a newly built, freshly renovated or older apartment, you can't avoid the winter weather. Take a look at these 8 tips on how to warm up your apartment without breaking the bank [...]


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.

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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Recognizing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30th marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. As proud Canadians, it’s important to remember, support and celebrate our Indigenous peoples. Read on to learn how you can show your support for Indigenous communities on this important day […]

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Canada Day 2023: Ways you can celebrate

Canada Day 2023 is almost here! With it comes an opportunity to celebrate what it means to be Canadian—from our diverse culture to our commitment to equality and inclusion. This year, we’ve compiled a list of Canada Day 2023 celebrations taking place from coast-to-coast, along with ways to recognize and support our Indigenous artists and communities [...]

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

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How to unplug (for real)

We’re going to let you in on a little secret: If you put your phone down right now and walk away from it for even a few hours we promise YOU WILL SURVIVE. While the addiction is real, we’ve got a few ways to help you unplug from technology – and plug back into life […]

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10 simple health tips for children to follow

Establishing a healthy lifestyle is important for the physical and mental well-being of children. Here are a few tips that are easy for kids to follow [...]