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Rainy Day Activities In Vancouver

  Vancouver, one of Canada’s prettiest cities, is also known to have some of the dreariest weather. Avoid the seasonal affective disorder by keeping your spirits and energy levels high and check out our list of indoor activities. From cooking classes to yoga to go-karting, we have an activity for every age group and personality. […]

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Four Steps To Get Your Sleeping Pattern Back On Track For Fall

    Sleep is extremely important for one’s mental and physical health. Getting less sleep than your body needs can negatively affect your health, energy, productivity, emotions, and even your weight. Many of us run around on very little sleep and caffeine fueled energy to get us through the day without considering the toll on […]

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The Health Conscious Canadian Restaurants You Need To Try

  If you are currently on a health kick or looking to add some greens into your diet, but don’t have the time to cook, these are some of Canada’s go-to healthy restaurants. From zucchini noodles to vegan meat-free options, to nut cheeses, there’s a restaurant that has something to fit every health craze out […]

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The Most Luxurious Spas To Spoil Yourself At In Vancouver

  Photo: shangrila_van on Instagram   Treat yourself to a spa day or weekend getaway at one of the many lavish spas located within and around Vancouver, B.C. We all need some rest and relaxation now and then. Why not indulge in massages, beauty treatments, sauna sweat sessions and more as you decompress from your […]

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The Canadian Fitness Classes That Will Whip You Into Shape

    If you haven’t quite achieved that bikini body, do not fret. With an entire month of summer left you have plenty of time to tone up and shed those extra pounds, you put on over the winter months or on that indulgent carbo-loaded Italian vacation full pasta and pizza. Instead of aimlessly wandering […]

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The Canadian Florists Leading The Latest Wedding Flower Trends

Photo: jeffleatham on Instagram If you’re planning a wedding and want cool trendy flowers, don’t even think of using red roses. The latest trend, according to a plethora of Canadian florists’ websites and Pinterest, is greenery and in-season blooms. Instead of cutting the leaves off of flowers florists are leaving them on and adding even […]

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Budget-Friendly Summer Festivals In Montreal

With its mix of Francophone culture and cosmopolitan charm, Montreal is always a popular destination for tourists in the summertime. For Canadian foodies and party animals on a budget, MTL is also an easy way to escape from your day to day life without booking that expensive international resort. If you’re saving up those Canadian dollars and want to indulge without the splurge, check out our list of these free and low cost Montreal festivals for the sunny weeks ahead. 

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Instagram Street Style Spots In Toronto

Whether you are in search of a natural landscape, a grungy graffiti- style mural, or a wow-factor skyline, our hometown of the 6ix has you covered. Check out our list of Instagram approved locations in Toronto to help make your next selfie shoot come to life. 

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Ontario Summer Festivals For Dog Lovers

Does your best friend have four legs, a wagging tail, and greet you with a friendly bark upon your return home from a long day at work? Although Woofstock just passed on May 26, there are a few other upcoming events which are perfect for you and your canine pal.

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Ice Cream Parlours Across Canada To Satisfy Your Sugar Cravings

After an endless winter, it seems that the first whisperings of summer have finally arrived in Canada. Whether you are craving a sweet treat while out running weekend errands or wanting to catch up with an old friend over a cone, there’s nothing quite like ice cream. From cones, to soft serve, to crazy toppings, we’ve got the scoop on where to enjoy everyone’s favourite frozen dessert at an ice cream parlour near you. 

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Toronto Officially Gets A Derby With The Greenwood Stakes On May 26

Although the Kentucky Derby is world famous and Vancouver has already been home to the Deighton Cup for ten years, Toronto is now slated to officially welcome the first ever Greenwood Stakes Derby this Saturday, May 26. The derby, which is open to guests aged 19 and up, will feature a horse race, along with signature cocktails, arts and fashion. The event takes place at Toronto’s Woodbine Racetrack.

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Where To See Victoria Day 2018 Fireworks Across Ontario

While we might not be able to pack a picnic for you, pick up that cooler or gather your closest friends and family for the night, we can certainly share our guide to embracing the May 18 weekend! From family outings to a cozy date night, we’ve compiled a few popular ideas for celebrating Victoria Day in Ontario. 

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“Home To Win” Host And ET Canada Reporter Sangita Patel Talks To Real Style

You may recognize Canadian TV personality Sangita Patel from ET Canada, which airs on weeknights at 7:30 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on Global. The gorgeous and bubbly Patel can usually be spotted reporting from the red carpets, clad in some manner of elaborate frock created by a local designer. However, her latest venture is a bit different from the glitz and glamour of ET Canada, and brings her into the world of home renovation. Patel is the host of HGTV Canada’s Home To Win, which just started Season 3 on April 29. 

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“Hot For Food” Author And YouTube Personality Lauren Toyota Talks To Real Style

Although she may be easily recognized as a former Canadian television personality and MuchMusic host, Lauren Toyota has now discovered an entirely new realm for herself. The 35-year-old Mississauga, Ontario-born star recently penned a new vegan cookbook, called Hot For Food. Not only did Real Style had a chance to attend the exclusive launch of her book at YouTube Space in Toronto, we also got to speak to the media darling herself.

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Toronto Food Festivals And Events To Indulge In This Spring

From underestimated classics to vegetarian menus, this season’s culinary fests will satisfy all of your salty and sweet cravings, plus leave you wanting more. With an array of mouth-watering dishes expected to hit Toronto, it’s time to jump into Spring 2018 with lots of flavour. Here’s a list of a few upcoming food festivals and events to keep in mind for the weeks ahead.

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