One of my bigger struggles as a Professional Organizer is how to translate my routines and processes into sharable tips and advice. So much of how I live my life in terms of my daily routines have become so automated that it can be hard for me to realize its efficiency until I step back and … Read more

It’s a bummer that travel is somewhat limited this summer, but there are still lots of ways to enjoy a vacation in and around Montreal. Whether you’re in search of reconnecting with nature, want to enjoy the surf and sand, or even wax nostalgic with some old-school fun, the city will definit… Read more

It’s a bummer that travel is somewhat limited this summer, but there are still lots of ways to enjoy a vacation in and around Montreal. Whether you’re in search of reconnecting with nature, want to enjoy the surf and sand, or even wax nostalgic with some old-school fun, the city will definit… Read more

The following column appeared in an August 2005 edition of The Suburban. I think we are all gamblers, taking unnecessary risks, being lulled into complacency by declining numbers of new COVID-19 cases. I believe we may still get another round of infections that can lead to many more deaths. Read more

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The COVID-19 situation has temporarily dampened our way of living, but it certainly has not erased the fun in Dorval. The municipality has organized several activities and festivities for the coming days, which will surely get rid of your confinement blues. Read more

The Quebec government recently announced the gradual resumption of activities under the COVID-19-related pause, including the reopening of public pools and playgrounds. While this permission was granted to all cities in the province, the cities themselves are individually responsible for cre… Read more

We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger. To prevent your pet from overheating, take these simple precautions provided by ASPCA experts: Read more

One of the most intelligent of dog breeds — and my personal favourite, the poodle — is popular with many dog lovers. Its origins can be traced back to Germany and then France as it was bred to retrieve fowl, mainly ducks, in the water. The name “poodle” is said to come from the German word “… Read more

Our pets are extended members of our families – they provide us with comfort, security and companionship. And in this time of uncertainty, we want to protect them as much as possible. The Suburban spoke with veterinarian Dr. Enid Stiles of Hôpital Vétérinaire Sherwood Park in Beaconsfield an… Read more

This year’s moving season is shaping up to be disastrous. Not only has the housing shortage reached historic levels worsened by construction delays, the pandemic has caused income loss for many Quebecers. Finding a rental unit in the present context is extremely difficult, and even more so f… Read more

Don’t even think of looking at a boxed brownie mix: this skillet brownie has been my savior, and also my favorite dessert when the sweet tooth strikes. It uses easy on-hand ingredients and, as it doesn’t contain any eggs, is perfect when just undercooked. Take it up a notch and add a scoop o… Read more

A quarantine is tricky, but when you have so much time on your hands, it can make cooking at bit more feasible. We've published a lot of recipes over the years, and here are a few of our favourites that the whole family can help make, as well as enjoy. Read more

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The first day of September might be Labour Day to most, but to an increasing number of foodies, it’s becoming synonymous with Day One of the annual Le Burger Week. Held September 1-7, participating restaurants in cities across Canada and the U.S. create a special burger just for the occasion… Read more

Groupe AutoForce recently announces the grand opening of their brand-new Hyundai Ile-Perrot dealership, at 2200 boulevard du Traversier, Pincourt. With this new addition, Groupe AutoForce is expanding its product lineup and continuing to grow in the greater Vaudreuil-Soulanges area. Read more

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Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (CTC) announced ton January 15 that 90 of its retail locations will host electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations by the end of 2020. These stations will make CTC one of the largest retail networks of EV fast charging stations in the country. Working to… Read more

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Ile-Perrot Toyota and Mazda 2-20 Ile-Perrot stand out by winning an important Canadian award. The two Groupe AutoForce dealerships have reached the top 25 Best Car Dealerships to Work For in Canada. A list that includes only four Quebec dealerships. Read more

When you buy a new car it starts depreciating as soon as you drive it off the lot. There are plenty of old cars with relatively few miles — under 100,000 — that have been very well cared for and still have a lot of life left, considering that the average car on the road today is close to 12 … Read more

One of my bigger struggles as a Professional Organizer is how to translate my routines and processes into sharable tips and advice. So much of how I live my life in terms of my daily routines have become so automated that it can be hard for me to realize its efficiency until I step back and … Read more

Creating a shade garden has its challenges. Without sunlight, plant choice is limited with popular, floriferous varieties such as roses and lilacs out of the realm of growing options. Ditto for sun-loving edibles such as tomatoes, squash and peppers. Read more

As more of Canada’s population ages, seniors are finding new and creative ways to enjoy their golden years. Retirement living is being reimagined and new types of homes are being created to suit each family’s unique situation. Read on to learn about some of the most interesting trends in sen… Read more