Author Archives: Ted

Illuminate, Elevate and Inspire Through Art

From Hollywood to First Nations, from actor, dancer, choreographer to director and educator, Michael Greyeyes truly has it all! Recently as a featured Canadian actor he attended the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) for the world premier of Woman Walks Ahead, directed by Susanna White, starring Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain as Catherine, and Michael as legendary Sioux chief Sitting … <entire article…>

7 Fall Steps for Healthy Living

As the days get shorter and the temperatures drop, change is in the air. It’s the perfect time to fine tune your health.  By making just one or two small changes, you’ll soon see results. These easy health-boosting tips are sure to give you a fresh start this fall:  Stay Calm and Visit with Friends – After a summer where we … <entire article…>

Fall’s Pumpkin Harvest – Fun & Good for You

Many farms in an around Toronto offer the perfect fall adventure–pumpkin picking. For those looking for a great outing with family or friends, the pumpkin patch isn’t the only thing you’ll find at these harvest events. Most include various fall activities related to farm living, such as apple picking, hay rides, crafts, a fresh vegetable market, tours, even pig races … <entire article…>

The Backpack is Back with a Hot New Look!

Travel sacks go in and out of style. So do briefcases, messenger bags, fanny packs, and duffel bags. But this fall, the fashionable choice in bags is the backpack, the most ergonomic and healthiest for your body. These are not hiking packs! These attractive and functional bags take you to work, school, out for dinner, or out on the town. … <entire article…>

Here’s to Ontario Beer!

Ontario has a rich beer culture with tastes inspired by our varied landscape. There’s no better way to enrich your fall than with a sampling of craft beers, ciders and nibbles from various best beer festivals in and around Ontario. Enjoy a Great Lakes brew, Muskoka Ale, Prince Edward County Pilsner, or a Niagara Region lager at one of our … <entire article…>

Apples, Autumn’s Perfect Fruit

During the fall there’s nothing quite like biting into a fresh, crisp Ontario apple! You can even visit an orchard and pick your own. (see our feature on Pumpkin Picking!) Apple trees produce thousands of varieties of apples and grow in almost every corner of the globe from Japan to Madagascar to South Africa, New Zealand, Russia, China, England, France … <entire article…>

Stay Warm, Snug & Lower Your Utility Bill

Many have seen electrical and gas bills increase over the past few years. Plus we all want to do our part in being efficient with how we use our energy resources. The good news is that there are some actions each of us can take that actually can lower energy use (and costs) without affecting our daily lives! Here are … <entire article…>

What’s Your Sign?

There’s an old saying that a business with no sign is a sign of no business. Recent studies found that 40 percent of shoppers make quality assumptions about a business based on whether that business has a clear and attractive “identity sign”. And over half have failed to find a business because of an unclear or undersized “identity” sign. In … <entire article…>

My Secret Beaches Spot

Butterflyway parade make a stop under my favourite tree – Fran B. Do you recognize it? Tell us where the Secret Beaches Spot photo was taken, and you could win a pair of My Beach Stickers! Email your answer by November 10 to Send us a photo of your Secret Beaches Spot with a brief description. If we use it … <entire article…>