Design Build that Shines

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When David Chmelnitsky tries to decide which room is his favourite in the beautiful contemporary home he shares with his wife Jenine and daughters Julia and Kate he can’t choose between two enticing spaces.  On the ground floor, open from front to back, a wall of glass overlooks trees and greenery.  A lower level with […]

Demystifying Common-Law Relationships

I often hear common-law spouses referring to each other as “husband” and “wife”, but this is a very common misnomer. While common-law spouses may have committed relationships equal to those of married couples, it is important to be aware of significant differences between the rights and obligations of married spouses and common-law spouses in the […]

If you like coffee you will love the Merchants of Green Coffee

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Steam is rising, beans are crackling and the air is infused with the smell of freshly roasted and ground coffee. This is our hive, where we work and call home; where we practise the crafts of roasting, brewing and cupping. Located in an historic jam factory at 2 Matilda Street in Riverside, with a view […]

Salt and Tobacco simple done well.

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For quite some time I watched and the signs went up. Every morning I would get my coffee and see changes going on at the 521 Parliament Street location. “Wonder what this is going to be”  people often said. Nobody was sure until the giant pizza ovens arrived.   A few months later a funny […]

3 After Summer Repair Tips for Summer Damage Hair

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Contributed by Nano, Owner of Hairspa: After spending time in the wind, sun, chlorine, (salt) water and air conditioning your hair may be dull, brassy frizzy, dry or brittle. Follow these suggestions from Hair Spa and your hair will look healthy and gorgeous again.   1. Replace lost moisture. “Hair cannot repair itself, we have […]

The Genius of Tasso Baking

Contributed by Duncan Fremlin, Broker , RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd., www.morethanahome.ca   In my years as a Realtor in downtown neighbourhoods like Cabbagetown (2017 will be my 30th), I’ve had many opportunities to sit with buyers and listen to them dream about their perfect home.  Before talking about the number of bedrooms they need, they […]

Mouthwatering kitchens

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman It’s fall, and those of us who bake are ready to roll. Mouthwatering kitchens are a feature of any beautiful home and Weenen General Contracting Limited clients have every type in the spectrum, allowing for every taste and preference. Often today the style is contemporary and sleek. Shannon Soro, an interior […]

Preserving your estate for your heirs

Contributed by Edvard Ryder. Are you planning to leave a financial legacy to your children or grandchildren? If so, you’ll want to ensure the assets you’ve worked hard to build go to those you intended and don’t get eaten up by taxes. According to tax laws, when you die, your property is deemed to have […]

HIRE-A-THON Returns

Contributed by Lisa Trudel, Career Specialist, The Centre for Education & Training   Are you a job seeker looking for support  for your job search?  Or are you an employer with immediate vacancies to fill with pre-screened applicants?   If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, you might want to consider taking part […]