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How to Rock #StarbucksForLife Without Breaking the Bank (Featured Image)

How to Rock #StarbucksForLife Without Breaking the Bank

So unless you’ve been under a sizeable rock for some time, you’ll know that Starbucks is back with their #StarbucksForLife contest, rewarding droves of java junkies with chances to win a number of prizes if they complete the contest challenges! My buddy Zach and I spoke recently about #StarbucksForLife, […]

DADDY’S GOT A BRAND NEW TOY — TELUS x The Lenovo Moto Z — Changing the Way We Smartphone! (Featured Image)

GIVEAWAY: DADDY’S GOT A BRAND NEW TOY — TELUS x The Lenovo Moto Z — Changing the Way We Smartphone!

“You need a Moto Z.” — Casey Palmer to basically everyone he talks to, gushing over how awesome his phone is. In the beginning, I wondered what was so cool about a phone without a headphone jack. When Apple announced the iPhone 7 in September, people lost their minds—what’s […]

The Best Buy He-Shed — Where Tech and Design Can BOTH Call HOME. (Featured Image)

The Best Buy He-Shed — Where Tech and Design Can BOTH Call HOME.

November 10th-12th marked the fourth annual Gentlemen’s Expo here in Toronto, ON, an event designed to show men everything they need to live life to the fullest. From clothes to booze to tech and more, it was a weekend go-to for any man looking to take his game […]

Enjoying Subs the LOCAL Way Courtesy of SUBWAY® Restaurants!!! (Featured Image)

Enjoying Subs the LOCAL Way Courtesy of SUBWAY® Restaurants!!!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of SUBWAY® Restaurants. All opinions are 100% mine. Despite how much we embrace the global economy in 2016, perhaps not everything should hit our doorsteps from every corner of the Earth. I mean, exotic flowers are beautiful, but once they’re plucked, shipped […]

The Fastest Game on Earth Brought to You by Buffalo Wild Wings! (Featured Image)

GIVEAWAY: The Fastest Game on Earth Brought to You by Buffalo Wild Wings!

It’s an undisputed fact that Canada’s Hockey Nation. I didn’t grow up with it myself, but Canada deeply respects its hockey—it even runs through the veins of those who’ve never touched a rink! And so, one should never underestimate our sporting culture and how rabid our fans can get when it comes to the fastest […]

Tales from the 2.9 — Samantha Kemp-Jackson (Featured Image)

Tales from the 2.9 — The Black Canadians Sharing their Stories in a Digital Age — #29: Samantha Kemp-Jackson, Writer, Multiple Mayhem Mamma

After everything we’ve seen through February with the Tales from the 2.9, I wanted to end on a great note with someone who’s seen a community grow from its beginning, and ’round these parts of the nation, that goes back to ’60s/’70s Toronto where the first Caribbean immigrants […]

Tales from the 2.9 — Sandra Dawes (Featured Image)

Tales from the 2.9 — The Black Canadians Sharing Their Stories in a Digital Age — #28: Sandra Dawes, Owner, Embrace Your Destiny

Compiling a project like Tales from the 2.9 isn’t always simple when you’re competing with various schedules, Valentine’s Day plans, and everything that you already should be doing when blogging’s not your full-time gig. That in mind, I pulled every trick out of my bag, including reaching out to […]

Tales from the 2.9 — J.D. Amin (Featured Image)

Tales from the 2.9 — The Black Canadians Sharing their Stories in a Digital Age — #27: J. D. Amin, Founder, BramptonRises#

I’ll admit—being born in Mississauga but spending much of my life in downtown Toronto where I worked, dated and went to school, I’ve likely thought The Big Smoke the centre of the universe at least once. With much of our country’s 2.9% Black population living in the 8.5% of the […]

Tales from the 2.9 — Rachel Lambo (Featured Image)

Tales from the 2.9 — The Black Canadians Sharing their Stories in a Digital Age — #26: Rachel Lambo, Owner, Smthng New Invitation & Stationery

When you think of Black people and the various parts of the world they’re from, I’d bet you Vienna, Austria wouldn’t be high on your list! But that’s exactly where today’s guest for Tales from the 2.9 is originally from, and it’s always interesting to get a read […]

Tales from the 2.9 — Brenda Chuinkam (Featured Image)

Tales from the 2.9 — The Black Canadians Sharing their Stories in a Digital Age — #25: Brenda Chuinkam, Blogger, Canneverbeaskinnybish

Separated from my African roots by a number of generations, it was quite the trip when I visited Tanzania in 2012, realizing just how far removed our history had set me from my ancestors. Much has been lost to the systematic destruction of the oral culture they identified by, so […]

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