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10 tips for lowering your energy bill this winter

The colder months usually mean higher energy bills. Here’s 10 ways to reduce your energy consumption and save money this winter, without sacrificing comfort. [...]


31 January, 2022

Mohini Mohandas

7 ways to bring mindfulness into your daily life

Navigating her way through big-city life, Mohini is a slow-living enthusiast and mindfulness writer. A big believer of living in the moment, she aspires to spread the power of present-moment living to those who most need it. Take a look here for her 7 tips on how to bring mindfulness to your daily life [...]

Articles related to how to save energy and reduce waste, net zero, greening your commute and all things sustainability.

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Checking in with Carl Pawlowski - Project Manager, Sustainability

With the recent release of Minto’s formalized Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) report, we checked in with Carl Pawlowski, Project Manager, Sustainability with Minto Communities Canada to get all the deets on why sustainability initiatives and third party verification are game-changers for the industry. More [...]

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Let's chat sustainability: An interview with Joanna Jackson, Director of Sustainability & Innovation, Minto Apartments

Let’s chat sustainability with Joanna Jackson, Director of Sustainability & Innovation. Learn how her team is working to make Minto’s properties more environmentally friendly [...]

Articles on design trends, DIY projects and hacks, tips on how to organize your space and all things design and décor.

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7 tips to declutter your apartment Marie Kondo style

The secret behind the KonMari Method is the order in which you tidy your space. Read to find out why everyone is obsessed with the KonMari method and how it can transform your life and home [...]

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A roundup of colour trends for 2022

The start of a new year may be all about resetting our personal intentions, but it’s also the perfect time to refresh our living spaces and embrace the very latest colour trends. We’re tapping in to the top picks of some of the most renowned colour authorities to see what shades they’ve chosen as the standouts in 2022. Read on.

Articles related to education, innovation, finance and living smarter.

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8 tips to warming up your apartment (without breaking the bank!)

Whether you live in a newly built, freshly renovated or older apartment, you can't avoid the winter weather. Take a look at these 8 tips on how to warm up your apartment without breaking the bank [...]

cute dog wrapped in a yellow blanket

10 tips for lowering your energy bill this winter

The colder months usually mean higher energy bills. Here’s 10 ways to reduce your energy consumption and save money this winter, without sacrificing comfort.

Articles related to giving back, getting involved in your community and how you can change it for the better, and events and initiatives that bring us together.

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10 fun things to do at home this family day

While many like to use Family Day as an opportunity to get away for a long weekend, some prefer to stay at home. If you’re part of the latter, here's a list of 10 fun things you can do at home [...]

Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month in Canada

February is Black History Month in Canada. Here is a list of resources you can explore to help celebrate the legacy, traditions, and culture of Black Canadians.

Articles related to spring cleaning, better sleep, managing stress, staying active and living a healthier lifestyle.

5 summer wellness tips for apartment dwellers

When the temperature soars, be sure to keep your health and wellness top of your mind with these 5 summer wellness tips for apartment dwellers [...]

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Purging your closet for a fresh perspective

With spring upon us, it’s a great time to sort through your clothes and prepare for the warmer weather ahead. We have lots of great suggestions on how to purge your small space closet for a tidier room and stress-free mind [...]

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Detached Homes, Townhomes & Condos

A tidy Minto apartment in Toronto

7 tips to declutter your apartment Marie Kondo style

The secret behind the KonMari Method is the order in which you tidy your space. Read to find out why everyone is obsessed with the KonMari method and how it can transform your life and home [...]

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Feet on heater in apartment

8 tips to warming up your apartment (without breaking the bank!)

Whether you live in a newly built, freshly renovated or older apartment, you can't avoid the winter weather. Take a look at these 8 tips on how to warm up your apartment without breaking the bank [...]

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Mohini Mohandas

7 ways to bring mindfulness into your daily life

Navigating her way through big-city life, Mohini is a slow-living enthusiast and mindfulness writer. A big believer of living in the moment, she aspires to spread the power of present-moment living to those who most need it. Take a look here for her 7 tips on how to bring mindfulness to your daily life [...]

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Detached Homes, Townhomes & Condos

Designers of the Caraway

Meet the Designers of the Caraway

Our power team designers are back for the 2021 Minto Dream Home for CHEO. See what they've dreamt up this year.

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2021 Minto Dream Home for CHEO Rendering

Giving Hope a Home Since 2001

With over 20 years of partnership, we're proud to give back to our community and build the grand prize for the CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery again.

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Meet the Designers Behind Our New Model Homes

From splashes of colour and eclectic artwork to perfectly furnished spaces on every floor, here's a peek into what you can expect.

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GTA LIVING | New Homes

Detached Homes, Townhomes & Condos

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10 fun things to do at home this family day

While many like to use Family Day as an opportunity to get away for a long weekend, some prefer to stay at home. If you’re part of the latter, here's a list of 10 fun things you can do at home [...]

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Fun things to do this Family Day Weekend

Discover performances, exhibitions, and activities online and in the GTA that the whole family can enjoy this Family Day weekend [...]

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Ways to stay active online

Most local fitness studios and gyms have online offerings now, so no matter what your workout style is, you’ll be able to find an online class that suits you. Read on to discover some fitness studios and gyms in the GTA that offer ways to stay active from the comfort of your own home [...]

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Calgary LIVING | New Homes

Detached Homes, Townhomes & Condos

Creating a Balanced Live/Work Space

Some tips on how you can create a well-adjusted, well-appointed space that caters to your needs, while nurturing a sense of wellness.

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How A Sustainably-Designed Home/Community Is Not Only Good for the Environment But Saves You Money

Sustainability isn't just about being environmentally conscious. It's about the actions we take to invest in building a future by consuming fewer natural resources, minimizing waste and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, while providing customers with modern spaces to live, work and play in.

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Welcome to Kensington

There's always something new to discover in Kensington, whether you’re new to the City or have lived in Calgary for years.

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