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Reasons You Need A Mortgage Advisor

Posted 04.18.2017 | Canada Living

Applying for a mortgage will be one of the most important financial decisions you'll have to make in your life, so you need to make sure you're well-versed and ready for the responsibilities associated with getting a loan.

Ways To Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

Posted 04.18.2017 | Canada Living

The dream of owning a home typically isn’t possible without having a mortgage. But staying informed, understanding all your options, and developing ...

How Many American Lives Is The Second Amendment Worth?

Fransi Weinstein | Posted 01.10.2017 | Canada Politics
Fransi Weinstein

Here we are, mere days into a new year. On the first day of 2017 there were already 264 incidents of gun violence in the U.S. -- with at least 64 people killed and 146 injured. As of January 5 those numbers rose to 500 shootings, 113 deaths and 288 injuries. If, like me, you had hopes that, if Hillary Clinton became president, we might at last see some much-needed, long-overdue gun control in the U.S. we can certainly forget about it now. Not with Donald Trump as president.

5 Natural Ways To Make Your House Smell Great For The Holidays

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 12.02.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Holiday entertaining isn't about things being perfect. It's about finding time to be with the ones you love. So to help you embrace the chaos of real life we've got tips for how you can transform your home into an aroma-filled holiday oasis in a few easy steps. Now you'll have them so focused on how great your house smells, they won't notice anything else!

Rio's Canada House Is Unbearably Canadian

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 08.05.2016 | Canada

Great job, team.

The Bigger The House, The More Clutter Collects

David Leonhardt | Posted 04.21.2017 | Canada Living
David Leonhardt

Before kids came along, we were living in an 850-square-foot condo in downtown Toronto. That included my home office. We were not crowded there. Yet here we are, in a 3,000 square foot house, and it seems that "stuff" collects everywhere. It feels more crowded.

How To Have A Beautifully Scented Home For Spring!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.17.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

I love all things that smell pretty. In particular, nice scents that can swirl around my condo and lift my spirits throughout the day. I work from home, so having a nice living and working environment means a lot. Recently I spoke with L'Occitane for some tips.

Canada House's Floors Are Basically An Art Gallery

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 02.21.2015 | Canada Living

Visitors to the newly-renovated Canada House overlooking London's Trafalgar Square may find themselves walking atop a gallery of beautiful Canadian ar...

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 Roc...

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...