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10 Toronto Spots That Will Make You Fall In Love With Fall

Yelp Canada | Posted 08.29.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Saying goodbye to summer is never easy. Luckily, the Big Smoke has lots of reasons to fall in love with fall. From learning like the kiddos to loving on local treats, here are 10 terrific reasons to cozy up to Toronto this autumn.

Mark McEwan Takes a Restaurant Approach to His Newest Grocery Store

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

Dubbed as an urban oasis, Chef Mark McEwan has taken his six years of knowledge from running his first McEwan food store in the Shops at Don Mills and utilized it to plant roots at his newest location in the heart of the financial district, the Toronto-Dominion Centre PATH.

10 Cool Fashion Brands You've Probably Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Choy | Posted 07.16.2015 | Canada Style

A guide to fashion insiders' go-to brands.

How to Have the Best Online Shopping Experience

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.27.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I love being able to combine style and affordability. I have spent many nights (and days, if we are being honest) in my pj's sitting on the computer viewing super cute clothes on auction websites. Over the years, I have learned some tips about getting the best deal when shopping at an online auction website. #1 rule: stay within my set budget!

Three Words That Will Change the Way You Shop

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

How do you keep from making these bad purchases time and time again? You shop smart. You only choose pieces that looking amazing on and that can be described by your three, very own, very specific, self chosen, Style Words.

Clean Out That Closet and Spring into a Toronto Shop

Yelp Canada | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada
Yelp Canada

Spring. It's happening. Finally. With it comes the bad and the good. The thaw that reveals months of urban decay and a huge apartment clean up isn't s...

How To Be A Celebrity for A Day

Kelly Lovell | Posted 05.03.2015 | Canada Living
Kelly Lovell

Everyone deserves to have a day to feel special. Luxury can be associated with expensive outings, taste and experiences; however it can also be inspired by a sense of self worth and the way people make us feel. A life of luxury may seem out of your reach; but money isn't the only way to make you feel like you are worth thousands.

The World's Best Shopping Cities

The Huffington Post Canada | Kimberly Lyn | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Style

When choosing a vacation destination, we look for one of the following: 1) a tropical island, 2) a beach, and 3) a place where we can shop until we dr...

Toronto Knows the PATH to Christmas

Vacay.ca | Posted 02.22.2015 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

It's below freezing, there's no end to the falling white powder and, to boot, slogging through slush isn't your idea of a dream holiday shopping romp. Enter Toronto's acclaimed PATH.

How to Get a Big Bang for Your Charitable Buck

Shannon M. Nelson | Posted 02.22.2015 | Canada Living
Shannon M. Nelson

I'm all lit up right now, and I just have to share. No, it's not about Christmas cocktails (I wish), or standing too close to the outlet that houses ...

Avoid Department Stores With These Montreal Gift Ideas

Yelp Canada | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Here are some hand-picked gifts from beautiful local shops in Montréal that will have your loved ones saying "Bonjour, Hi!" and help you stay zen as well. Let's keep the season centered, shall we?

5 Ways to Honour Your Child's Teacher This Holiday Season

Debbie Wolfe | Posted 01.28.2015 | Canada Impact
Debbie Wolfe

When my boys were small, I thanked their teachers all of the time. But now, my older son is in Grade Eight. So how do I honour a teacher whom I barely know, in ways that are meaningful and somewhat personal? Here are five things I'll do for my son's teacher this year

A Black Friday Deal Is Only Good if it's Something You Need

Anita Saulite | Posted 12.31.2014 | Canada Business
Anita Saulite

Both sides of the border will be vying for our hard earned money. We are going to have to get smarter and more strategic on how we spend and on what. It's easy to get caught up in the hype, excitement and euphoria of great deals. A deal is only good if it is something you really need.

Free Shipping May Soon Be The Norm

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.04.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - When Walmart Canada introduced free shipping on all online purchases last year, it was a clear message to its rivals that it was gearing up ...

The Top 5 Style Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

I've been styling a lot of clients online lately and the more women I work with globally, the more I realize the majority of them struggle with the same issues. Here are the top 5 style challenges I see, and how to overcome them...

How Will Kids Learn Patience When Everything Is Just One Click Away?

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

Patience seems to have fallen by the wayside. In its place, anxiety and frustration have taken hold. In the digital era, patience is no longer a virtue; it is seen as an unnecessary vestige of a bygone era with little value. After all, why wait when instant gratification is just a few clicks away?

Smart Shopping: How To Hunt For Discounts

Andrew Tai | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Style
Andrew Tai

Ever missed out on a deal so crazy-good that you couldn't stop thinking about it for days? If you're like the rest of us, then your answer is probably yes. Missing good deals is standard because good deals tend to happen all the time, while we are always somehow at the wrong place, at the wrong time. Luckily, there's a fixer for that and it's called taking control.

Why Walmart Wants to Sell You Groceries

University of Toronto News | Posted 04.27.2014 | Canada Business
University of Toronto News

In early February, the CEO of Walmart Canada announced her chain was moving fully into the grocery business. The move means Canada will see hundreds of groceries stores added to what seems to be a full complement already, with Loblaws, Metro, Sobey's, Longo's, Costco and the discount stores related to some of these chains. Are we at the point of market saturation?

Shop Online to Help the Environment

Ian Lifshitz | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Impact
Ian Lifshitz

As retailers expand their online sales capabilities in response to consumer demand, there are five key ways they can educate their customers in understanding the reduced environmental impact from shopping online.

NYC Travel Guide: Hate Shopping? The Big Apple Still Has Lots to Offer

Desi Globetrotter | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Travel
Desi Globetrotter

With world class shopping, arts, culture, dining and the hustle and bustle of a buzzing city that never sleeps -- there's a reason why desi globetrotters are flocking to NYC. But I'll let you in on a little secret. I'm Indian...and I'm a girl...and...I hate shopping. The beauty of New York City is there's something for every type of traveller. Here's how I spent my four nights instead -- broken down into five of my travel personalities.

I've Decided To Stop Shopping Until May

Arti Patel | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada Style
Arti Patel

Last year I challenged myself to not buy new clothes for five months. While I just wanted to save in general, a financial expert I spoke to said closets end up being the biggest piles of "debt" and if you really look at what you own, you can actually see how much you spend. That day I went home and looked at my closet and it wasn't a pretty sight.

Spending Habits As Different As Poutine And Apple Pie

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada Business

Canadians line up on Boxing Day, while Americans go crazy for Black Friday sales. They have Macy’s and we have The Bay. We may share a border and...

Suffering from Black Friday Buyer's Remorse?

Anita Saulite | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Anita Saulite

Shopping on Black Friday and on the weekend was a frenzy as retailers advertised huge discounts to part people from their money. So, I want to know, was it worth it? Did you get what you were looking for? Did you find the best bargains and save money on Black Friday? Let's pause. All right, how much did you REALLY spend? If you are like most of us you probably spent more then you planned and are now looking through your receipts to tally up your spending for the BIG REVEAL.

A Canadian's Guide to Black Friday Shopping

Jennifer Pellegrini | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Living
Jennifer Pellegrini

This year will be my seventh Black Friday shopping adventure. And on Thursday, my shopping buddy, another friend and I will hit the 1-79 for Erie, Pennsylvania. Yes, that's right. We go to the States. Whether you're a Canadian hitting the new Black Friday sales here, or you're venturing Stateside for a touch of that madness, here's some advice from someone who has been there many times before.

Sara Harowitz

B.C. Battles For Black Friday Cash

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara Harowitz | Posted 11.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Black Friday is almost upon us. And while the unofficial launch of holiday shopping usually has British Columbians flocking south of the border, this ...