The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is a must see for everyone – visitors and locals alike. It’s not only one of the largest art museums in North America, with a Collection of close to 95,000 works, ranging from cutting-edge contemporary art to significant works by Indigenous and Canadian artists and European masterpieces, but it hosts a variety of exhibitions, family friendly activities and artful dining options, all wrapped inside the stunning architecture of Frank Gehry.
The best cheap and fun things to do in Canada for the August long weekend.
CFIA approves Oreka Solutions’ black soldier fly larvae as a protein ingredient in aquafeed
Toronto always has something delicious cooking. You can chase the latest food trend, find a table with a view or simply hit up one of the many events showcasing our globally inspired, totally dynamic food and drink scene. Get ready foodies, August is filled up.
According to the 2019 CIBC Home Renovations Poll, 49% of Canadians plan to renovate their homes this year, budgeting $10,211 on average. Among those who completed recent renovations, 39% went over budget – demonstrating how out of control renos can really get. How much should a house renovation cost? Where should homeowners prioritize their spending, and what steps can they take to finance the project intelligently?
Soaring 553.33 metres (1,815-ft, 5 inches) above ground, the CN Tower is an architectural wonder that attracts almost 2 million visitors each year. Can we blame them? The jaw-dropping views from the sky-high observation decks along with the world-class entertainment and dining inside make the CN Tower a “must see” attraction for anyone visiting (or living in!) Toronto. As this iconic landmark turns 43 years old, take a minute to appreciate some epic CN Tower milestones.
Using photosynthesis instead of industrial fermentation, Qualitas Health turns desert land into fatty acid farms.
Nantes and Rennes are often overlooked when it comes to city breaks, but the two cities in north-west France – Nantes in the Loire and Rennes in Brittany – are part of a food-obsessed region, stretching from Normandy to the Loire Valley border. There’s a slew of local specialties here, from savoury and sweet street eats to succulent seafood and decadent desserts with unique histories. Here’s what you need to eat, and where to eat it.
Waste not, want not! If you're looking to do good for the environment, why not patronize a zero-waste restaurant or grocery store? These are establishments that not only recycle and reuse wherever possible, but are also finding ways to totally eliminate trash and cut their carbon footprint. What's particularly promising is that more and more "earth-aware" eateries and food stores are popping up from coast to coast. To get you started on your eco-eating adventure, here are 12 best zero-waste restaurants and grocery stores in Canada.
By now, you've probably heard enough about the importance of saving for retirement. But did you know that women need to save more money than men for their nest eggs? In this gallery, we look at the “gender retirement gap” — listing all the reasons why women need to sock away more savings and how you can get started saving for your golden years.
First unsure about her decision to DIY her vacation, Lisa Jackson says there is no shortage of things to do in the picturesque village.