City Living

5 Ways To Save Money In The City This Summer

Megan Radford | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Living
Megan Radford

Living and housing expenses in Canadian cities are pretty heavy right now. If you're a Millennial like me, you're likely paying off a student loan, car payments, your first mortgage, or all three. There often isn't much left over at the end of the month to enjoy the much-needed and all-too-fleeting summer sunshine. So what's a thrifty city dweller to do?

Living In Vancouver Isn't The Be-All, End-All

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.25.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"I had some tears through the next weeks of selling."

7 Mostly Legal Ways To Save On Rent

YPNextHome | Posted 05.10.2016 | Canada Living

As rent prices continue to soar across Canada, here are a few ways you can take matters into your own hands and minimize your rent in the city -- legally.

Are Millennials Choosing To Rent, Or Just Choosing Not To Buy?

YPNextHome | Posted 03.15.2016 | Canada Business

I admit that sometimes, as a long-term renter, I do think about what it would be like to own a home. But that doesn't mean that I consider renting a stopover before buying. Renting is its own lifestyle and although currently dominated by millennial city dwellers in Toronto and Vancouver, it is not unique to this generation, nor to their respective cities.

5 Easy Ways to Keep From Running Over Children With Your Car

Rebecca Cuneo Keenan | Posted 08.23.2014 | Canada Living
Rebecca Cuneo Keenan

I live in the city of Toronto with three young children. I am a driver and I am a pedestrian. But I am a pedestrian first. Unfortunately, many of the drivers in this city do not share my love of pedestrianism. They do not, in fact, seem to care about the safety and well-being of my children at all. So I put together a few simple rules to help them avoid running over kids with their cars.

How Your New Year's Resolutions Can Make Your City Better

Brent Toderian | Posted 12.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Brent Toderian

At this time of year, most of us are thinking hard about New Year's resolutions to make our personal, family and professional lives better. But before we finalize the list of losing weight, balancing our household finances, or cleaning out that back closet, what if we picked a few that could improve our lives, while ALSO improving our cities, towns and communities?

Four Ways To Cope With Anxiety If You Live In A City

The Huffington Post Canada | Karen Kwan | Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada Living

Most city folk (present company included) wouldn't trade living in the downtown core for anything, but the stress of living in the city is indeed top ...

Bike Etiquette

Debra Goldblatt-Sadowski | Posted 08.24.2011 | Canada
Debra Goldblatt-Sadowski

After getting on a bike after almost 17 years recently, the old adage is true -- you never forget how to ride a bike. You just may need a lesson in the rules of the road.