Ecotourism

[Image from El Coco Loco Resort]   Ten years ago the term ecotourism would have been met with a quizzical expression and incessant questions about the who, what, where, when and why. But over the last decade, ecotourism has emerged as one of the largest, if not most prominent trend in travel.   The term…

Pen Pals – Peter Howell

Penpals is a column where our friends in the media write us a letter and fill in some blanks. Today’s Penpal is Peter Howell. Peter is a founding member of the Toronto Film Critics Association and has been the movie critic the The Toronto Star since 1996. Prior to this, he was The Star‘s rock critic. He is a…

what’s the buzz?

  Today may be the 4th of July but it’s Canadians that have a lot to celebrate this week. Not only did our nation turn 147 on Tuesday, but two of our own are making waves at Wimbledon. With a big win on Thursday, Eugenie Bouchard advanced on to the Wimbledon finals.  Today, Milos Raonic takes on seven time…

#powerwives

#Powerwives is a bi-monthly column where we feature women who inspire us. Marital status is completely irrelevant. The title is inspired by our founders November 2013 Toronto Life cover story. Jeanne Beker is one of the most iconic and influential women in the fashion industry, both here in Canada and around the world. Jeanne is currently host of Bell…

Clutch Cares

Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither was any great event. This Friday, June 6, SummerWorks Performance Festival is announcing their lineup at a Launch Party that will blow your mind, taste buds and art loving side. And all without totally breaking the bank. Whether you’re into trying something new or want to stick with what you…

#powerwives

#Powerwives is a bi-monthly column where we feature women who inspire us. Marital status is completely irrelevant. The title is inspired by our founders November 2013 Toronto Life cover story. Brandie Weikle is the editor-in-chief of parenting mag Canadian Family and mom of two boys, ages 10 and 6. A transplanted westerner raised in Alberta and B.C., she’s been specializing in parenting topics…