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Embrace Beauty and See the World Differently

The word em refers to the little brother or little sister in a family; or the younger of two friends; or the woman in a couple.I like to think that the word em is the homonym...

How the Vietnamese Diaspora Keeps the Phở Spirit Alive

For more than 20 years, Tuấn Võ arrives at his restaurant at 8 a.m. and gets everything ready before the first guest comes at around 11 a.m. When service ends and all the staff have...

Tasting Saigonese Flavors in Vancouver

Saigon’s diverse street food scene has charmed millions of domestic and international visitors, including the late Anthony Bourdain. In 2009, he visited Nguyen Thi Thanh’s eatery for an episode of CNN’s No Reservations and was...

Andrew Phung Just Wants to Make People Laugh

Long before his role as Arnold (Kimchee) Han in CBC award-winning sitcom Kim’s Convenience, Andrew Phung was an improviser, an emcee, a writer and a community organizer. Growing up in Calgary, Phung fell in love with...

How to Make Coffee at Home Like a Pro

Since its beginning in the late 1990s, the third wave coffee movement has given rise to a generation of well-educated consumers. They see coffee not only as a pick-me-up in the morning but an artisanal...

Hy’s, the Quintessential Canadian Steakhouse

Photo courtesy of Hy’s Steakhouse and Cocktail Bar. Whether for an intimate dinner date or a family reunion, a steakhouse is often where people’s important milestones are celebrated. As the vaccination rate increases and the city...

Get a Taste of Christmas

The holiday feeling is in the air. In the blink of an eye, we have gone from clearing away our Halloween decorations to putting lights and ornaments on the Christmas tree. To prepare for the...

When Passion for Arts and Literature Becomes an Act of Activism

In 2020, as the world was embroiled in a global health crisis, the murder of George Floyd in police custody and the ensuing Black Lives Matter movement renewed our attention on racial injustice and its...

At Casa Manila, Dining is a Hands-On Experience

Photo courtesy of Casa Manila With Toronto being home to the largest Filipino population in Canada, it is easy find a restaurant that serves that nation’s food, whose flavors are shaped by the ingenuity of the...

Braving the Winter in Style

Now that the temperature is dropping and the days are getting shorter, it’s time to slow down and enjoy the changing season. After braving the cold outside, turn your home into a cozy space, slip...

Denise Sandquist Returns to Her Birthplace to Empower Vietnamese Women

Online dating is a relatively new concept in Vietnam, but the market already has nearly 100 mobile applications, including the ubiquitous Tinder and several home-grown platforms. Denise Sandquist believes something is missing – a female-focused...

Canadian Researchers Gain Global Recognition

Amid constant social and technological changes, Canada’s researchers are working to examine the complexities of life on this planet. Even though their fields of expertise are wide-ranging, from medicine and ecology to anthropology, their tenacity,...

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How Long Will Solar Panels Last? A Basic Guide for Homeowners

Experts predict that roughly one in seven households will use solar panels to supply their electricity by 2030. Many people find the prospect of...

Editor’s Pick:  goopbeauty

GOOPGLOW collection Founder Gwyneth Paltrow wants to promote confidence in makeup-free skin with this brand. It may be worth considering because of the quick, effective...

A Simple Guide – 7 Things You Should Look For When Buying a House

Starting a home search can be overwhelming and exciting all at the same time. It's a big decision, and you want to ensure you...

Editor’s Letter – July 2022. Hello Summer

Our long-awaited summer full of adventure is finally here after two long years of disappointing wanderlust. We have some great travel suggestions and destinations...

How to Treat Yourself With a Luxurious Travel Plan This Summer

In today’s day and age where work and other obligations are often prioritized over mental and physical health, occupational burnout is common. No matter...

Best CBD Gummies in 2022: 3 Benefits of Use

Looking after your health and wellbeing is vital if you want to enjoy a better quality of life. However, some people have no idea...

Who is Changpeng Zhao, The Richest Person in Canada?

Although the number of billionaires worldwide fell compared to 2021, 40 per cent of those who remained got richer, including the richest person in...

Major Summer Events Returning to Toronto You Need to Check Out!

With the restoration of the city's cherished festivals and events, Toronto will be returning to its pre-pandemic personality after more than 2 years of cancellations. The...

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