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Painting Wood Is Not a Sin -- Here's How

Colin & Justin | Posted 05.10.2014 | Canada Style
Colin & Justin

Top quality genus like oak or mahogany often speak for themselves, providing textural and visual return wherever placed. But we aren't slaves to wood. Particularly not pine. We never have been. In actual fact we love painted furniture and see no valid reason why a nice bit of lumber can't be further embellished with solid colour.

Sochi Diaries: Losing With the Russians, Winning With the Swiss

Dustin Sproat | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada
Dustin Sproat

2014-02-14-sochibanner.jpgOn Wednesday I decided I would try to ask some Russians what they knew about Canada. This line of questioning didn't go far, but did initiate a whirlwind experience that in and of itself has made my entire voyage to Sochi worthwhile.

You Are The Headliner: Electric Daisy Carnival 2013

Dani Oliva | Posted 09.01.2013 | Canada Music
Dani Oliva

I really didn't like electronic music. I had no desire to listen to it. I grew up listening to Oldies, '77 Punk, Psychedelia, and '90s Alternative...

From Wojeck to Flashpoint: The CanCon Roots of TV's Motive

D.K. Latta | Posted 05.17.2013 | Canada TV
D.K. Latta

With Canadian TV, it's rare for people to say: "Hey -- you know what this reminds me of?" But one can see Canadian influences watching the new crime drama Motive. Maybe part of the key to having a pop culture is admitting there was a culture before you took the stage.

How To Pick the Perfect Realtor

Mitch Parker | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada Business
Mitch Parker

A great realtor has access to the widest database of homes and will even have knowledge of homes or condos for sale but not listed on the open market. Best of all, using a realtor in Canada to buy property is usually a free service since the buyer typically doesn't pay the commission. Here are five questions to ask before hiring your next agent...

Your House's New Best Friend? Coffee Filters

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.27.2011 | Canada Living

Whether it's a green thing, or just a 'forgot to buy more paper towel' thing, coffee filters can prove themselves infinitely useful when it comes to c...