4 Ways to Celebrate Halloween in an Apartment Setting

2018-09-18T18:09:21+00:00October 22nd, 2018|

 Even though you live in an apartment setting, you can still celebrate Halloween to its fullest! With only a little bit of planning, you’ll soon be enjoying everything that’s great about the upcoming holiday.   Here are four fun ways to get into the Halloween spirit while living in an apartment setting.  Decorate Your Door   Purchasing [...]

Mississauga: City of Diversity

2018-08-29T16:09:02+00:00October 1st, 2018|

As the sixth largest city in Canada, Mississauga has a lot to offer its residents. One of my favourites? The city’s multiculturalism. I love walking through our city’s downtown or one of our neighbourhood parks and hearing the various languages being spoken! When you consider the city’s diversity, plus its many offerings, it’s no wonder [...]

Welcome to Toronto! The New 4 Per Cent Tourism Tax

2018-07-24T16:30:49+00:00September 24th, 2018|

When visiting another city, my favourite part is going to bed each night excited about what the following day will bring. There’s nothing like waking up in a different city each morning, looking out the window and seeing a day full of possibilities! Whether the day ahead will be spent exploring the new city’s restaurants, [...]

Celebrate Culture at Celebration Square

2018-09-14T12:40:00+00:00September 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+00:00September 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+00:00August 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+00:00August 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+00:00August 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+00:00August 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+00:00July 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+00:00July 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00April 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 [...]

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