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Celebrate Culture at Celebration Square

2018-09-14T12:40:00+00:00 September 14th, 2018|

Summer may be over, but the festivities at Celebration Square are still very much underway! Over the following month, three different cultural events are happening at Celebration Square: Viet Summer Fest, Dragon Lion Dance Festival and Diwali RazzMatzz – Canada Diwali. Wondering what to expect from each of these amazing cultural festivals? If so, here [...]

Neighbourhood Feature Snapshot: Britannia Farm

2018-09-17T17:49:55+00:00 September 4th, 2018|

Britannia Farm is soon going to be back in operation again – but not as a farm this time. Instead, future plans for Britannia Farm, a 200-acre green space bordered by Hurontario Street, Bristol Road, McLaughlin Road and Matheson Boulevard, include an educational urban farm, wetlands, observation decks and a sugar bush – as well [...]

Working in Coffee Shops? Co-Working and Other Options in Mississauga

2018-08-21T16:53:11+00:00 August 21st, 2018|

As Canada’s fifth largest city, it’s no surprise that Mississauga has plenty of business professionals. But in a city this big, it can be difficult to know where the best place is for completing your client meeting, freelancing work or other business opportunity. Check out the list below to learn about which Mississauga locations I [...]

4 Warning Signs to Help You Spot a Short Term Rental Scam

2018-07-11T14:05:58+00:00 August 12th, 2018|

On paper, a certain short term rental property may seem like the perfect fit for you. Unfortunately, sometimes the short term rentals that seem the best initially can turn out to be the biggest scam once you move in. Here are four warning signs that will help you spot a short term rental scam – [...]

Welcome to Ontario! 10 Facts about Moving to the Province

2018-08-01T13:49:11+00:00 August 8th, 2018|

As a beautiful province with a strong economy and plenty of culturalism, it’s no wonder that Ontario is where half of all Canadian immigrants choose to settle. Here are the top ten reasons why newcomers call Ontario home after they move to Canada. 1. Multiculturalism Being the most multicultural province in Canada, newcomers have an [...]

Mississauga’s 4 Best Indian Restaurants that are Indian-Approved!

2018-06-01T17:27:31+00:00 August 1st, 2018|

When it comes to Indian cuisine in Mississauga, the city doesn’t disappoint! By offering numerous Indian restaurants both in the city itself and nearby in Toronto, visitors have plenty of options to choose from when craving Indian food. Trust me, selecting only four Indian restaurants to feature in this list was difficult! Nirvana Nirvana offers [...]

How to Feel Like You’ve Left the City while Staying in Mississauga

2018-07-24T14:07:18+00:00 July 24th, 2018|

As a visitor in Mississauga, there’s plenty to do in the city to keep you and your family busy. But after visiting some of the shopping malls, museums and indoor amusement centres, you may be craving some time in the great outdoors. If so, you’re in luck! Mississauga has plenty to offer to you and [...]

Clubs for Special Interests in Mississauga

2018-07-23T17:02:16+00:00 July 8th, 2018|

Are you new to Mississauga and looking to meet people of similar interests? If so, you’re in luck because the city has plenty of special interest clubs and programs available to join! Ontario Early Years Centres For parents with small children, the Ontario Early Years Centres offer free programming for children up to the age [...]

Summer Fun Planner at Celebration Square

2018-05-29T15:50:56+00:00 June 4th, 2018|

The arrival of summer brings with it fun-filled days spent enjoying the great outdoors. Luckily for us in Mississauga, Celebration Square offers a wonderful location to enjoy the nice weather. Many different free activities and events are offered throughout the summer at Celebration Square. Check out our list below to see what’s going on in [...]

The 6 Best Late Night Restaurants in Mississauga, Ontario

2018-05-29T15:25:13+00:00 May 29th, 2018|

When you’re hungry late at night, the last thing you want to do is wait in line for some mediocre food. Luckily for me, this never has to be a concern in Mississauga – where there are plenty of great restaurant choices! If you are staying (or living!) in Mississauga and looking to find a [...]

Experience the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Mississauga!

2018-06-08T14:30:18+00:00 May 29th, 2018|

As a diehard soccer fan, I've been eagerly anticipating the 2018 FIFA World Cup. If you have been, too, then there’s good news – the wait is almost over! Running from June 14 – July 15, this exciting championship will be held in Russia, following this schedule. If you’re looking for a great way to [...]

Carrasauga: Mississauga’s Festival of Cultures

2018-05-14T14:32:17+00:00 May 14th, 2018|

To me, springtime in Mississauga is unlike any other time of the year. After hibernating inside for most of the winter, I’m ready to get outdoors, meet new people and have new experiences. Lucky for me, one event that provides all that and more is Carassuaga, held May 25 – 27 at venue locations across [...]

4 Spots to Have Mother’s Day Brunch in Mississauga

2018-05-08T15:52:34+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|

What better way to celebrate your loving, hardworking mother than taking her out to brunch? With Mother’s Day just around the corner, the time is now to make a reservation at one of the following top brunch spots in Mississauga! Breakwater Restaurant Located within The Waterside Inn, Mississauga’s award-winning Breakwater Restaurant is the perfect place [...]

Life Hacks for Dealing with Temperature Differences in Your New Land

2018-04-18T16:51:08+00:00 April 30th, 2018|

Moving to a new country is one of the most exciting, yet stressful times of someone’s life. The uncertainty of living somewhere new, the finances required to make such a big move and the challenge of learning a new language all contribute to the stress of the experience. One thing that can be easily overlooked [...]

5 Breakfast Places to Start the Day Off Right in Mississauga

2018-04-09T21:41:18+00:00 March 16th, 2018|

What do you usually have for breakfast?  If you’re anything like me, I grab something quick on my way out the door: a banana, granola bar or protein shake. But funny enough, the opposite rings true when I actually go to a sit-down restaurant for breakfast – where I enjoy a full feast!  Take it from me: eating a proper breakfast [...]

Short Term Rental Apartments in Mississauga: Platinum Suites vs. Sharing Websites

2018-04-13T15:31:56+00:00 March 9th, 2018|

Vacation options are endless these days. With the emergence of sharing websites, such as Airbnb and FlipKey, where you choose to hang your hat has to be based on things that matter to you. These platforms give the illusion of offering more bang for your buck, but in reality, that isn’t always the case. There [...]

Furnished Rental Apartments: Platinum Suites vs. Hotel Suites

2018-04-13T15:33:00+00:00 March 7th, 2018|

When searching for extended stay accommodation, a hotel may be the first option that pops into your head. Hotels indeed have a lot of perks, but they aren’t well suited for extended stays. Rather, furnished apartments for rent can offer more conveniences and comforts over a greater period of time, as well as save you [...]