Lifestyle

4 Ways to Earn an MBA in Canada

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Earning an MBA can seem like a daunting challenge, but it’s normal to feel nervous. You are about to jump head first into a program with the most ambitious, competitive, and brilliant of your peers. The good news is that in Canada, the ball is in your court, with numerous ways you can attend b-school that work around your life. ...

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Connect With a Nanny You Can Trust

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When you’re looking to get the best childcare, one of the options that you can consider is hiring a nanny. They’re professionals who come to your home and care for your child when you’re not home – they may be live in or live out, part time or full time, and like a number of other professionals, it is important ...

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Your Guide to Canada’s Hottest Festivals This August

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It may be August, but the summer is only getting started for music lovers. The last month of the season is set to kick off some of the best festivals in the country. Dozens of incredible musical events will be hosted coast to coast, bringing a variety of homebred artists and international musicians to stages all over Canada. It doesn’t ...

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Leah McLaren: As a Working Mom, I (mostly) Get Sophie’s Problems

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The controversy swirling around Sophie Grégoire Trudeau’s lifestyle choices reached a deliriously unhinged denouement this week. First, she was pilloried in Parliament and by the conservative press for being an ungrateful whiner with pathetically middle-class problems. Next, she was defended as a bullying victim in the liberal media before, finally, the Guardian newspaper held her up to the world as ...

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Can a Rape Joke Ever be Funny? Sexual Assault Victims Host Comedy Tour to Find Out

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Can you be a funny rape victim? Emma Cooper and Heather Jordan Ross are setting out to find out. The women, Vancouver comedians who both experienced sexual assault, are co-producers of Rape Is Real and Everywhere: A Comedy Show, a controversial stand-up tour hosted by sexual-assault victims telling “rape jokes.” Read More..

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The Different Lifestyle Diet Choices You Can Make And All Their Benefits

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When it comes to our general health, our diet can have a lot to do with it. What we put into our body is exactly what we get out of it. In theory keeping our body topped up with food full of nutrients and vitamins rather than fatty substances is always going to be better for us. It’s the same ...

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Elevate curb appeal with an inside out garage makeover

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(NC) Garages store some of our most valuable possessions and are an important part of the home’s exterior, so you’ll want a design that complements the architectural style of your home and fits the needs of your family. Sharon Grech, colour and design expert for Benjamin Moore offers tips on how to refresh the garage from the inside out. Go ...

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How to establish simplicity in home décor

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(NC) Is your décor weighing you down? This year, one of the biggest design trends is a simple, minimalist approach. It’s time to take a break from oversaturation and pare back with simple colours, clean lines and uncluttered spaces. Sharon Grech, colour and design expert for Benjamin Moore, shares tips on creating simplicity in your home design. Do more with ...

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Home updates to tackle this weekend

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(NC) Weekends are a treasured time to spend catching up on chores or relaxing with friends and family, but they’re also the perfect time to tackle some of those small projects that will make your space more functional and inviting. Updating your front door with paint and hardware is a simple and impactful project that can be completed over a ...

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Staining tips for outdoor surfaces

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(NC) Spring is the perfect time to get outside and prepare your outdoor living space for warm days and starry nights. Staining the deck and furniture not only protects and increases their lifespan, but if done right, it will help create a beautiful and luxurious outdoor atmosphere. Sharon Grech, colour and design expertfor Benjamin Moore shares her outdoor design inspiration ...

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