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Follow your true nature

Follow your true nature. The stories of people who, just like us, follow their true nature by fulfilling their dreams and by taking action.

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5 ways to bring the outside in this winter

A morning stroll through the forest, a peaceful wakeup beside a sparkling lake, a relaxing day at the spa. All of these experiences have something in common: they conjure up a profound sense of calm and well-being. They give us permission to put our feet up. Why’s that? It’s all about the soothing effect of […]

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Following your true nature: Ode to the beige life with Emilie Seguin

When we sat down with Emilie Seguin, she immediately exclaimed, “Wow! You feature so many colourful people – it’s fun!” That’s exactly what we’re aiming for with this series: to shine a light on inspiring people who show their true colours every day. With Emilie, we explored a new palette that’s just as valid and […]

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Following your true nature: daring to go against the grain with Amelia Hadouchi

Amelia Hadouchi’s world is full of colour, movement, and good vibes. This Montreal artist paints mesmerizing creations in her centrally-located studio, with her mind full of nature and a celery stalk in her hand.  What inspires her to do what she does? A visceral need to create, and a desire to encourage those who are […]

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Following your true nature: when living the dream becomes toxic, with Sophie Montminy

Sophie Montminy is one of Quebec’s digital pioneers. She was the one to launch fashion magazine Clin d’œil’s web and social media presence. She also lived through the rise of influencer marketing, signing her fair share of brand collaborations and racking up subscribers. Until it all became too much. What do you do when your […]

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Following your true nature: Being a man, according to Maxence Garneau

Maxence Garneau’s star is rising in the Montreal television scene. It’s a small world that gives him a proverbial stage to fulfill his destiny: being fabulous. Maxence – who you may know from the Céline-Dion-inspired looks he created during the pandemic – hasn’t always belonged to such an inclusive community though. How do you define […]

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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 […]