Tag - May 2021

Maureen Jennings

Profile By James Portman Photos by Scarlet Page Maureen Jennings delights at her literary success It seems entirely characteristic of Maureen Jennings that her chosen interview venue should be an old bank vault. To be sure, it is now part of a Starbucks — but in this case, an unusual one. Once, when Toronto was, young, it was a...

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Shifting Gears to Summer

Your Finance By Ludmilla Jarda, J.D What you need to know about cycling safety The varied landscape of Ontario makes it one of the best places for cycling in Canada. From the rocky Canadian shield in the Georgian Bay, to the wine country of Prince Edward County, and the historic Rideau Canal pathway, the province boasts an...

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Nature is the New luxury

Travel By Michele Peterson Photos: Jeremy Koreski, Clayoquot Wilderness Resort Some of the planet’s best outdoor adventures happen on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the UNESCO Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve. Here, where the mountains meet the Pacific, black bears scoop salmon from the water’s edge, inlets come alive...

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Coffee, tea, or specialty drink marvel

If you’ve ever wished there was a machine that could make all kinds of caffeinated beverages all in one spot, then this marvel grants that wish big time. The brand-new Ninja® Hot and Cold Brew System serves up flavourful coffee or tea or over-ice beverages, and its built-in frother enables you to make all those fancy coffee...

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Kick your charger up a notch

Though there are many good tech and phone chargers on the market, most of them are missing two important features — suction cups and a kickstand! The PowerKick is a sleek portable wireless polymer power bank that secures to your tech with powerful suction cups, but better yet, allows you to keep using or watching your...

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Awesome gear made from ocean-bound plastic

Functional, rugged, and eco-friendly is the best way to describe this new curated line of quality backpacks, bags, and totes made by Nixon. In fact, they are the first company in North America to offer this gear called the H2O Yeah! Line, made from unique REPREVE Our Ocean materials derived from recycled ocean-bound plastic...

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These shoes were made for walking

Though the idea of “hiking sandals” may sound like an oxymoron, these insanely comfortable yet supremely sturdy women’s shoes from ECCO Outdoor, allow your feet perspiration-free freedom along even the toughest of trails. Designed for superior stability due to their patented RECEPTOR® Technology, they are easily adjustable with...

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Masks for sporty men

Let’s face it, it’s been ladies who’ve had the upper hand in making masks a fashion accessory these days, while men have had to make do with dull standard gear for their protection. But these 3D PRO Sport Masks are not only fetching but geared for heavy-duty physical activity, too. They mold to the face to remain secure and are...

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Stay stylishly hydrated

This handsome hand-crafted copper water bottle is as aesthetically pleasing to look at as it is beneficial to use. Copper is naturally antibacterial, adding an extra dimension to the environmentally friendly practice of using a refillable water bottle as opposed to purchasing plastic to stay hydrated on the go. But you might...

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Green up the take-out experience

Created by the green energy company famous for solar-powered stoves, GoSun has a new product that’s big on innovation yet so small it can fit into a wallet. Their new flatware set is reusable cutlery tailor-made for take-out and travel. The fork and spoon are collapsible so they can fold into their own tiny case, and they are...

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