Fall is my favorite season for travel. The leaves are changing, the weather is perfect for cozy sweaters, and there's nothing like a walk in the woods, a hike, or maybe a trip to an orchard to pick apples. My family celebrated fall foliage last week with our first trip to the Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain near Collingwood, Ontario, and it was a fun escape with a view, fresh air, and a chance to explore Blue Mountain.
Transformers: The Last Knight is available now on 4K UHD, 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and digital HD, and thanks to Hasbro Canada, we're giving away the ultimate prize bundle, including a Blu-ray combo pack featuring all 5 Transformers movies, plus two action figures: Crosshairs, and Decepticon Nitro.
Hand me a new cell phone to try, and I'll probably end up playing with the camera within a few minutes--it's my go-to feature because first and foremost I love taking pictures. The technology on mobile devices has also come a long way in the last five years, and they now offer impressive options compared to a standard camera. So when I had the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to play with for a month, I ended up shooting a lot of photos and videos--over 1300 photos, and close to an hour of video.
Jasmine Lorimer has some dating advice, and it could come in handy whether you're on a date or going car shopping. Canada's first Bachelorette was in Toronto recently to spend the day on three special blind dates in Hyundai's Ioniq, all in the name of the Ultimate Date.
Miranda Richardson is always surprising. Even when you have an idea just how much she can inhabit a role, the next time you see her on screen you'll likely still need a few minutes to fully accept that it's Richardson who has vanished into another mesmerizing character.
There is an island on the edge of Canada that is unlike anywhere else in this beautiful country, and it's my new happy place. Fogo Island is just a short ferry ride from Farewell, Newfoundland, but it feels like it's a world away from anything else that you know. The quiet, serene island is a perfect balance of earth and sea, inhabited by kind, welcoming people, and filled with wonders that are often as simple as they are moving.
Former United States president Barack Obama is in Toronto today to speak at an event for Canada 2020, and to welcome him back to the country, Canada Goose took out billboard space to get a message to the iconic gentleman.
Set sail with Captain Jack Sparrow for another adventure of piracy and mayhem in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Want to win a copy? The GATE and Walt Disney Studios Canada are have five copies ready to give away on Blu-ray.
After the film festival has rolled up all the red carpets, I feel like I can usually breathe a sigh of relief and get down to the serious business of enjoying September and fall. It takes a little time after TIFF to really settle down, because there is a lot of content to deal with after the festival, but then I really feel like I can get into my favorite season.