Bringing it Back Home

Bringing it Back Home

  Ross Larkin, Top Chef Canada By R. Leigh Krafft  |  Photography Nate Gates You would think that Ross Larkin’s specialty is humble pie, when he talks about filming and competing in The Food Network’s 2018 season of Top Chef Canada. Yet, when he joined an...
At home with Julie

At home with Julie

  By R. Leigh Krafft  |  Morgelli Photography   Does a house make a home? What is that elusive quality that makes a space feel like home? You know it as soon as you walk in the door: your shoulders come down, you breathe out a gentle sigh, kick off your shoes, and...
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

A Bucket List Vacation   Famous for its rum, cigars, resorts, beaches and tostones (twice-fried sliced green plantains), the all-season holiday destination of Dominican Republic should be on anyone’s bucket list. For a country with so much to see and do, start your...
Steven Page

Steven Page

  Navigating the Divergent Path By Dave Gordon | Photos by Nikki Ormerod   Has it already been twenty-six years since we first heard “If I Had a Million Dollars,” and “Be My Yoko Ono”?  It was early 1992, and Toronto-based Barenaked Ladies’ first label recording,...
Destination Growth

Destination Growth

The Heart of a City By Stu Lynam | Photo Stan Schurman   When Karen Dubeau, Barrie’s new Creative Economy Director, steps into her office in the heart of downtown, she’s effectively sitting down to begin a day of storytelling with her team....