More Than Fun, Board Games Teach Us About Life

Those weekends long ago in the neighbour’s basement, playing Snakes and Ladders, Trivial Pursuit, and Monopoly aren’t the stuff of nostalgia anymore. A new golden age of board games has arisen, one where players flock far and wide to cafes, clubs and tournaments, including the recent Gen Con in Indianapolis, … Read More

Cabarete, Dominican Republic: A Traveler’s Dream

Nearly 800,000 Canadians can’t be wrong. That’s how many visit the Dominican Republic each year, with numbers growing. It’s a special place for Canucks’ vacationing and business travelers, with an eclectic collection of irresistible attractions. Wherever you go, you know you’ll find their famous rum and cigars, resorts and beaches, … Read More

Tommy Hilfiger: King of Fashion Forward Style

What’s it take to create, and sustain, a global brand, associated with class, style, and enduring quality? Tommy Hilfiger could tell you. His household-name label developed through risk taking, staying on top of trends, and savvy social awareness campaigns. Before the tens of billion dollars in sales, before the celebrity … Read More

A Dude’s Adventure in the French Alps

The French Alps isn’t just for skiing – though it is the world’s premiere ski destination. It can also be a place where you can enjoy a variety of spring/summer/fall fun, with the backdrop of stunning mountains. Imagine yourself hiking in pristine forest, pedalling an electric bike through the steep … Read More

Montreal Officially Designated A ‘Heavy Metal City’

Montreal is receiving recognition for its heavy metal music scene. Councillor Craig Sauvé recently submitted a formal declaration to name Montreal a “heavy metal city.” The city council voted on the motion, which received bipartisan support, according to Global News. The Quebec municipality has launched the careers of several well-known … Read More

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