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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Giant new roller coaster opens this weekend at Canada’s Wonderland

Tower of Terror. Superman: Escape from Krypton. Top Thrill Dragster. Intimidator 305. Millenium Force. Sound like a selection of the latest action movie titles? Not to roller coaster fans. They would know that these are some of the biggest, baddest rides in the world. And this weekend, local roller coaster lovers have something to celebrate,… Continue Reading

Media giant Corus launches food drive for needy children

Media giant Corus launches food drive for needy children

Canadian classic first published in 1994. The Franklin books have sold more than 60 million copies in 30 languages around the world, according to Corus Entertainment, which now owns Kids Can Press, the publisher. Canadian media conglomerate Corus Entertainment announced today that it is launching a national food drive  called Corus Feeds Kids. The initiative’s… Continue Reading

Future buildings aim to be energy self-sufficient

Future buildings aim to be energy self-sufficient

Net Zero Energy is the concept of a building generating the same amount of energy it uses annually. This French building, the Elithis Tower, goes further still, actually generating more energy than it uses, making it the world’s first energy positive building. Architects, builders and energy experts call the goal ‘net zero’. It represents a… Continue Reading

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Gourmet cooking in small kitchens: a little planning is all it takes to create a meal to wow your guests

Gourmet cooking in small kitchens: a little planning is all it takes to create a meal to wow your guests

By Sassa Brown — Extravagant chef’s kitchens are not necessary in pulling off spectacular meals that will amaze your family and friends. In fact, you can create delicious, mouth-watering dishes from the comfort of your own home, even if that home is a small condo with less than 800 square feet of total space. How…

From Their Tiny Homes to Yours: Tips to Make Your Condo Look and Feel Much Larger

From Their Tiny Homes to Yours: Tips to Make Your Condo Look and Feel Much Larger

Small spaces can feel quite cramped, especially when your family starts to grow. If you have grown accustomed to larger homes with backyards and guest rooms, the change in size and space can be even more daunting. However, it does not have to completely overwhelm you. Decorating in splashes of color, particularly light colours, can…

Innovative solutions, such as Crowd-Living, Micro-Condos, and Home-Owner Speed Dating, helping “adult kids” permanently leave the nest

Innovative solutions, such as Crowd-Living, Micro-Condos, and Home-Owner Speed Dating, helping “adult kids” permanently leave the nest

Millennials are used to being blamed for all of society’s ills, from workplace recruitment issues to short inventory supply in real estate markets.  In reality, they’re mostly a victim of demographics. If they “boomerang” back to their parents homes it’s because they’re priced out of the hot markets in Toronto and Vancouver. As more and…

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