City Living

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

Rebecca Cuneo Keenan | Posted 06.23.2014 | 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 03.05.2013 | 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.