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The follow your true nature series

is a celebration of those following their true nature, becoming their best selves, and positively influencing our world.

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Your guide to the perfect picnic: 6 must-try spots

Nothing says “summer” like a picnic among friends. Sunshine, warm weather, good times, and a great meal, surrounded by the perfect backdrop. What more could you ask for? Here are some pro tips for planning a picnic around Quebec City, Montreal, and Ottawa The key: a well-appointed basket There’s an art to building the perfect […]

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Following your true nature: holding space with Kiara Blanchette

Kiara Blanchette is a force of nature. That’s what shone through the most during our brief interaction with her. She’s a vibrant woman who’s juggling more entrepreneurial projects than you can shake a stick at – and the most fascinating part about all this? She’s carved out a niche in so many different fields. She […]

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5 unusual sports to try out this summer in Quebec

Need creative ideas to get moving this summer? The possibilities are endless! We’re diving into 5 sports that are getting more and more popular in Quebec, so you can blow off some steam while having a great time. Pickleball This racket-based game combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. It uses a court that’s similar […]

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Following your true nature: Marc-Antoine Forand and Run for Noah

Today, Marc-Antoine lives on the side of a mountain, splitting his days between the daycare where he works as an early childhood educator and the trails where he trains for high-endurance races. So, what happened between then and now? The birth of a perfect little human. Ten days after Noah arrived, amidst the emotional whirlwind […]

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Everything you need to know about collecting rainwater for your garden

Imagine if you could spend the summer happily watering your garden or washing your car as often as you like without having to deal with a guilty conscience. Sounds amazing, right? Well, installing a rainwater collecting system could very well be the ideal solution! Equipping your gutters with an eco-friendly solution — like a rain […]

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Following your true nature: Alexandra Briand’s return to the land

Has anyone ever told you that the grass isn’t greener on the other side? For Alexandra Briand and her family, the opposite was true. A few years ago, this young mom left her suburban neighbourhood and 9-to-5 job to move to the countryside and became… a farmer’s market gardener! Moving on to greener pastures When […]

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5 must-visit springtime spots in Quebec

Does nature fill you with a sense of wonder? Are you ready to get moving as soon as the mercury starts to rise? If so, you’re among friends. We’ve put together a list of dream destinations around Quebec to recharge your batteries surrounded by nature. Come along with us! Discover the Canyon Sainte-Anne Voir cette […]

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Following your true nature: interview with Anne-Marie Gourgues

Anne-Marie Gourgues wears many hats. Yoga instructor, entrepreneur, adventurer, nature lover, wellness and movement guru. She juggles many of these hats on a daily basis – it’s continuous work that takes patience. Lots and lots of patience. Finding balance every day… Even if it takes time When we asked her if it’s easy to stay […]