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Apple TV refresh brings 4K, City to streaming platform

Winston Sih | posted Thursday, Sep 21st, 2017

Amidst the iPhone announcements in Apple’s annual September event in Cupertino, Calif., brings a few other surprises including an update to Apple TV—finally embracing 4K technology in the living room. But is the market finally ready, or is it a little too late?

4K HDR

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Physically, the device is the same in size. But it does pack a punch with new technology to bring your TV viewing experience to life. Leveraging the A10X Fusion chip—the previous-model chip in iPhone 7—the tech giant hopes that will provide the needed computing power to stream 4K-resolution content. Quadruple the pixels of high definition, quadruple the crispness, and you notice it from the get-go when you power the unit on. Caveat is, of course, that you need a 4K television—something many households don’t currently have.

If you are an owner one a 4K television set, the colours and depths of the pictures are stunning. Colours are more vibrant, blacks are deeper, and whites are brighter. This is all thanks to the high-definition range that adapts to your television set, finds the optimal performance, and scales the content up or down to fit your display environment. Apple TV 4K follows two leading formats on the market, Dolby Vision and HDR10, and the engineering shines through when streaming content.

From the previous-generation model, Apple says its 4K older sibling is two-times faster, and graphics performance is up to four times faster, though unless you’re streaming 12 things at once, you won’t notice a massive difference. However for 4K content, it will benefit from the spec bump.

Surfacing the TV content you want

Through the new tvOS update, Canadians now get access to the Apple TV app—one of a seven countries this is rolling out to outside of the United States.

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Canadian broadcasters, including City and FX, have joined onto this new platform to unify on-demand offerings in one easy-to-find location for binge-watchers. Users can subscribe and sign into their favourite services, and titles are synced and streamed across Apple TV, iPhone, and iPad. HD movies from iTunes are upgraded to 4K HDR at no additional cost.

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There’s an app for that

Thousands of apps are being added on an on-going basis, allowing users to do everything from play games, control your smart home devices, to edit your family photos from iCloud. Selection isn’t as robust as the likes of App Store on iOS devices, and the remote experience simplifies what you can (and can’t) do on Apple TV.

Siri is integrated into the physical remote itself, and for those looking to type on a traditional keyboard, you can do so via the Remote app on your iOS device.

Final thoughts

For those looking to invest in a streaming player, Apple TV is a good choice. It won’t replace your cable subscription or PVR, but it’ll give you plenty of options to compliment your viewing experience—especially if you’re into streaming. The computing power will make using interactive apps a breeze, and while the selection of programs isn’t as robust as it could be, developers will take advantage as more users adopt.

The 4K HDR 32GB variant ($229) is a great option only if you have the display to go with it, otherwise the fourth-generation non-4K model ($199) will suffice—the price difference only being about $30.

iPhone 8: A taste of iPhone X with less sticker shock

Winston Sih | posted Tuesday, Sep 19th, 2017

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When Apple announced three new smartphones at its new Cupertino, Calif. headquarters, Apple Park, I instantly got dozens of texts with the same question: Winston, which one is right for me?

The answer is—these devices are targeted at different people. iPhone 8 packs a lot of punch that makes it a significant upgrade from its iPhone 7 sibling, but it also jams in a lot of familiar that will leave enthusiasts waiting to compare with the 10th-anniversary iPhone X when it goes for sale in November.

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At first glance, users will notice a vary familiar design. Yes, the headphone jack is still gone, but the tech giant’s classic Home Button remains, with TouchID functionality for fingerprint access and Apple Pay. Turn the phone around and you’ll find a new, all-glass back—admittedly making me very nervous at first—but makes way the much-welcomed wireless charging on iPhone.

Apple says iPhone 8 features the most durable glass in a smartphone—a 50 per cent deeper strengthening later—and aerospace-grade 7000 Series aluminum on the exterior for reinforcement. Despite my initial worries, our review unit has proven to be that, quite durable, though I’d still recommend using a case in the day-to-day. They remain water-resistant—not waterproof. So don’t go diving with iPhone 8.

The new devices are still available in two sizes—iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus—with 4.7- and 5.5-inch Retina HD screens, respectively, in three finishes—grey, silver, and gold.

Bionic performance

Replacing its A10 chip predecessor, Apple introduces A11 Bionic to its latest roster of smartphones—‘the most powerful and smartest chip ever in a smartphone.’  And that’s a big claim to make. Pushing the six-core CPU and three-core GPU to max simultaneously was difficult in my day-to-day use cases, making it easy for developers to integrate apps to take advantage of augmented reality.

The power in the new devices also makes way for TrueTone—the same technology in the latest iPad—that adaptively adjusts the hue of your screen to your environment realtime, minimizing eye strain. Users will notice louder audio through new stereo speakers, though minimal improvement from iPhone 7.

Similar with new sensors, ‘Portrait Lighting’

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I struggled when thinking about how a smartphone camera could see improvements. It basically does everything I need it to do today—Instagram, Facebook Live, the odd Boomerang, make funny faces on Snapchat. Oh, right, and the awe-worthy, photographer-of-the-year Portrait Mode pics that made anyone the star of a party.

The camera remains at 12 megapixels for both devices, but new sensors make room for better video stabilization, improved colour filter, calibrated cameras alongside the gyroscope for those augmented reality apps.

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On iPhone 8 Plus, a new feature called ‘Portrait Lighting’ is introduced, taking advantage of the dual cameras. You get the bokeh depth-of-field effect while the software gives users the options to digitally manipulate lighting to enhance facial contour, mimic studio conditions, and crop out the background. When it works well, it works well, but on testing, conditions need to be just right or it becomes a little finicky. Definitely a beta feature until it is refined.

Say goodbye to cord city

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Apple has introduced new charging technology in all three devices that follows the same Qi standard in many third-party accessories today. Paired with iPhone’s glass back, this allows users can ditch the Lightning cable and recharge by simply placing their device on a Qi-compatible mat, including Apple’s AirPower mat, not out until later this year.

But surprise, their charging mat will only work with the new iPhones, Apple Watch Series 3, and a new AirPods case. Older devices will not work.

Accessory makers like Mophie are making wireless mats, and expect many more restaurants and cafes to take advantage of wireless charging as more smartphone manufacturers are taking the lead on integrating it into their phones.

iOS 11

Through the latest operating system, iOS 11, brings many refinements to the user experience to new and existing devices, including Apple Pay in iMessages, Do Not Disturb mode when driving, a new Siri voice assistant, and central file storage. A large improvement for existing iPhone owners who don’t want to make the upgrade.

Pricing

iPhone 8 will be available in 64GB and 256GB capacities for $929 and $1,139 off-contract, respectively. iPhone 8 Plus will be available in the same capacities for $1,059 and $1,269 off-contract.

So, I make the upgrade?

iPhone 8 brings a lot of improvements to Apple’s flagship smartphone—the A11 Bionic processor, refinements in the 12-megapixel camera sensor, wireless charging, as well as iOS 11. But it also brings a lot of similar through its familiar design. If you have an iPhone 6s or iPhone 7, you’ll see minor improvements, but unless you’re going to be taking advantage of augmented reality or eager for wireless charging, the free upgrade to iOS 11 will suffice.

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus is a good upgrade if you are an older-model iPhone user due for an upgrade. You’re looking to take better family photos, want to stay productive on a larger screen, and can’t let go of that Home Button—not yet anyway. You get a lot of the power from iPhone X with a little less of the sticker shock.

As for those still curious about iPhone X, the all-new device breaks tradition and will be the shiny new toy many are waiting out for—marketed as Apple’s flagship premium offering. It rings in at a whopping $1,300 to start, and features an edge-to-edge OLED display, no home button, and FaceID facial recognition technology, to be available Nov. 3 in Canada.  No doubt many will be waiting to compare the devices side-by-side before making their decision.

A killer high: Opioid crisis By Dr. Zach Levine, ER physician, MUHC

BT Montreal | posted Wednesday, Sep 13th, 2017

Opioids used to refer to synthetic opiates but now refers to all natural, synthetic, and semi-synthetic opiates.
The different opioids:
Codeine, Morphine
Heroin, Oxycodone, Hydromorphone
Fentanyl, Demerol (meperidine), Methadone
People take opioids for the high — they induce euphoria and relaxation. But they are addictive and dangerous.
Signs of Opioid intoxication:
Depressed mental status
Decreased respiratory rate
Decreased bowel sounds
Miotic (constricted) pupils
Heart rate may slow and blood pressure may drop
Temperature may drop
Naloxone aka Narcan is life-saving. It starts them breathing again.
Fentanyl and fentanyl analogs — Fentanyl and fentanyl analogs are increasingly entering the drug supply as counterfeit tablets or substituted for heroin. These analogs include drugs such as alfentanil, remifentanil, and sufentanil, as well as drugs that are not approved for use in humans, such as carfentanil, furanylfentanyl, and others. Fentanyl is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine and 40 times more potent than heroin and some analogs are even stronger.
When prescribed by a physician, fentanyl is often administered via injection, transdermal patch, or in lozenges. Non-pharmaceutical fentanyl is sold in the following forms: as a powder; spiked on blotter paper; mixed with or substituted for heroin; or as tablets that mimic other, less potent opioids.8 People can swallow, snort, or inject fentanyl, or they can put blotter paper in their mouths so that fentanyl is absorbed through the mucous membrane.
From QC: Le fentanyl est un narcotique 40 fois plus puissant que l’héroïne et 50
-100 fois plus puissant que la morphine. Cet opioïde est associé à des risques élevés de surdoses et de décès. Il peut être vendu sous forme de poudre ou de comprimé, en tant qu’héroïne, cocaïne ou oxycodone ou être inclus dans leurs compositions. Il produit des signes et symptômes qui sont semblables aux surdoses par autres opioïdes.
HARM REDUCTION AND TAKE-HOME NALOXONE — Bystander-administered naloxone by the intramuscular and intranasal routes can be used successfully to resuscitate opioid overdose patients. Providing opioid users, family members, and friends with naloxone, accompanied by teaching them how to recognize opioid toxicity, may reduce overdose mortality.
For more information about Fentanyl, how to limit harm, and how to get naloxone (20-30 minute training required) — http://www.dsp.santemontreal.qc.ca/surdosesOpioids used to refer to synthetic opiates but now refers to all natural, synthetic, and semi-synthetic opiates.
The different opioids:
Codeine, Morphine
Heroin, Oxycodone, Hydromorphone
Fentanyl, Demerol (meperidine), Methadone
People take opioids for the high — they induce euphoria and relaxation. But they are addictive and dangerous.
Signs of Opioid intoxication:
Depressed mental status
Decreased respiratory rate
Decreased bowel sounds
Miotic (constricted) pupils
Heart rate may slow and blood pressure may drop
Temperature may drop
Naloxone aka Narcan is life-saving. It starts them breathing again.
Fentanyl and fentanyl analogs — Fentanyl and fentanyl analogs are increasingly entering the drug supply as counterfeit tablets or substituted for heroin. These analogs include drugs such as alfentanil, remifentanil, and sufentanil, as well as drugs that are not approved for use in humans, such as carfentanil, furanylfentanyl, and others. Fentanyl is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine and 40 times more potent than heroin and some analogs are even stronger.
When prescribed by a physician, fentanyl is often administered via injection, transdermal patch, or in lozenges. Non-pharmaceutical fentanyl is sold in the following forms: as a powder; spiked on blotter paper; mixed with or substituted for heroin; or as tablets that mimic other, less potent opioids.8 People can swallow, snort, or inject fentanyl, or they can put blotter paper in their mouths so that fentanyl is absorbed through the mucous membrane.
From QC: Le fentanyl est un narcotique 40 fois plus puissant que l’héroïne et 50
-100 fois plus puissant que la morphine. Cet opioïde est associé à des risques élevés de surdoses et de décès. Il peut être vendu sous forme de poudre ou de comprimé, en tant qu’héroïne, cocaïne ou oxycodone ou être inclus dans leurs compositions. Il produit des signes et symptômes qui sont semblables aux surdoses par autres opioïdes.
HARM REDUCTION AND TAKE-HOME NALOXONE — Bystander-administered naloxone by the intramuscular and intranasal routes can be used successfully to resuscitate opioid overdose patients. Providing opioid users, family members, and friends with naloxone, accompanied by teaching them how to recognize opioid toxicity, may reduce overdose mortality.
For more information about Fentanyl, how to limit harm, and how to get naloxone (20-30 minute training required) — http://www.dsp.santemontreal.qc.ca/surdoses

Dr. Zach’s tips for Navigating the ER

BT Montreal | posted Wednesday, Aug 16th, 2017

The ER is often a very busy and crowded place.  It is the first stop for whatever ails you, and whatever ails anyone else.  The beauty of the ER, but also what makes it so crazy, is that all are welcome and people are prioritized on the basis only of how severe or life-threatening their medical issue.  The problem is that some very uncomfortable problems can wait a long time if they are bumped by life-threatening ones.  And Canadians visit the ER on average more often, and wait longer, than people in other commonwealth countries.  Reference https://www.cihi.ca/en/commonwealth-fund-survey-2016.

 

It is a good idea to find out what off-hours coverage your doctor’s office has.  Many offices share an on-call system whereby off-hour and holidays are covered by a doctor.  This could save you many hours in the ER for something that does not need ER care.

 

Given these facts it is important to understand how the ER works, in order not to spend any more time there than you have to.  Here are some tips and explanations:

 

  • Life-threatening problems are seen first, which means that even painful problems can wait.  Triage nurses evaluate you, determine how life threatening a problem is, and assign a triage code.  However, most ER’s do have policies in place whereby they can treat pain early.  It is important to let the staff know if something changes or gets worse because triage codes can and do change.  ER’s don’t want people collapsing in the waiting room
  • Come with an advocate if you can (or have one meet you).  Often you are not in great shape to advocate for yourself in an emergency situation, and if you need something or feel worse your advocate can advocate for you.  This person can also keep track of who you saw and what was said and done.  An ill person often can’t keep track of these things.
  • Carry a list of your regular medications, allergies, significant illnesses, and doctors with you.  This will allow the ER doctor to get make the most informed assessment possible.  Also, it will save them (and you) time searching for this information
  • If you are severely ill, call an ambulance.  There are several reasons for this: if you’re very sick it is not safe to drive.  The paramedics can begin life-saving treatment en route to the hospital.  The ambulance can usually get there faster than you can.  And the ambulance will know the best place to take you — in many large cities certain centres are deemed the stroke centre, or the heart centre.  You want to go to the right one first.  Of note, coming by ambulance will not get you seen faster if your problem does not warrant it
  • Keep in mind that you may not get a final diagnosis, especially for a chronic problem, in the ER.  ER doctors are specialized in resuscitating acutely ill people and ruling out life threatening conditions.  Once they have ruled out dangerous causes they may let you go home with follow-up for further testing
  • Make sure to ask any questions you have before you leave, to understand what the diagnosis is, the treatment, and where to follow-up.  And know the reasons why you should return to the ER

 

A visit to the ER is often stressful and can be frustrating.  Knowing how things work and following the tips above can help mitigate some of the stress and frustration.  Communication is key — if you have a question or concern then ask or say something.  The ER staff are people who will do their best to help you.  The more they know the better for everyone.

Dizziness by Dr. Zach

BT Montreal | posted Wednesday, Jul 26th, 2017

Dizziness is a common problem and a common reason why people go to the emergency department.  It can range from mildly annoying to totally incapacitating and dangerous.  Dizziness is actually a term which encompasses two different entities, each of which has a different cause and treatment:  Presyncope, or light headedness, is the feeling that one is about to faint.  The cause of this is usually cardiovascular, meaning that not enough blood is getting to the brain.  Vertigo, on the other hand, is the feeling of movement or spinning when one is actually stationary.  It is often associated with nausea and vomiting.

 

 

  1. Vertigo — illusion of movement due to imbalance in the vestibular apparatus

Can be either peripheral (from the inner ear, much more common) or central (from brain)

-Peripheral (inner ear cause) is more severe than central, often accompanied by nausea and vomiting.  May have ear symptoms such as pain or ringing or decreased hearing

Treatment depends on cause (BPV – calcium crystals in endolymph in semicircular canal.  Tx with Epley manoeuvre).

-Central is usually milder, no hearing loss, may be associated with other neuro symptoms (double vision, difficulty speaking, weakness, incoordination)

 

Peripheral causes
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
Vestibular neuritis
Herpes zoster oticus (Ramsay Hunt syndrome)
Meniere disease
Acoustic neuroma
Aminoglycoside toxicity
Otitis media
Central causes
Vestibular migraine
Brainstem ischemia
Cerebellar infarction and hemorrhage
Chiari malformation
Multiple sclerosis

 

Treatment is directed at the cause, or the symptom

As you age your threshold to become dizzy and your tolerance of dizziness decreases

 

  1. Presyncope/lightheadedness results from not getting enough blood supply to the brain

Feeling of nearly fainting often with lightheadedness, a feeling of warmth, diaphoresis, nausea, and visual blurring occasionally proceeding to blindness. An observation of pallor by onlookers

Frequently when one gets up quickly — orthostatic hypotension

Being dehydrated, hot day predispose

Or can be caused by a reaction to pain, anxiety – vasovagal

Need to make sure heart, brain, sugar are ok

Also hyperventilation can cause it

 

Treatment depends on cause.  Often people need to be hydrated.

Some tx for orthostatic hypotension include avoiding heat, get up slowly, avoid big meals and alcohol, exercise, elastic stockings, increased water and salt, occasionally medications

Kasie Savage’s Cottage Gifts

BT Montreal | posted Thursday, Jul 20th, 2017

If you’ve been invited to spend a weekend getaway at a cottage, thank your host by creating a personalized gift basket. Not only will it impress more than a case of beer, but the special touches that come with creating themed gift baskets will definitely put your name on the top of “best guest list” – so you will end up getting that coveted invite back!  Here are three themes basket ideas you can’t go wrong with.

1.      Cottage Décor Enthusiast:

a.      Vintage crate: not only to hold your gifts, but a vintage Canadiana crates makes a beautiful piece to hold throws in the living room.

b.      Outdoor wine glasses: buy a pair of matching outdoor wine glasses to share a glass of rose upon arrival.  

c.       Cottage Life Artwork:  look for modern rustic décor that can fit in any cottage space.

2.      Cottage Foodie:

a.       Canadian Maple Syrup and Canadian Coffee:  surprise your host by making pancakes and coffee in the morning.  

b.      Gourmet chocolate/cashew Popcorn:  bring gourmet treats for those late night games or chick flicks.

c.       Sunflower oil: this summer fresh oil has real herbs and cinnamon inside. It’s delicious to cook with and looks luxurious.

3.      Cottage Essentials:

a.      Craft Kit and Canadiana Colouring Book: ditch social media and get crafty. a fun and classic pastime for all ages!

b.      Water bottle: a great way to suggest a cottage hike with your host.

c.       Natural toothpaste: your host will thank you by keeping it green with environmentally friendly toiletry supplies.

Is Sugar the new Fat?

BT Montreal | posted Tuesday, Jul 11th, 2017

Blog post by: Dr. Zach

For years the conventional wisdom was that we should cut down on fat and cholesterol in order to lose weight and decrease our risk of heart attack and stroke. But people in the western world did not get slimmer and healthier, and cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of both men and women. So what went wrong? Part of the problem, it seems, is that in cutting fat people increased their consumption of sugar. Glucose is a simple sugar that is an essential energy source for humans. But not all sugar is created equal, and too much of any sugar is bad for you.

In March, 2015 the World Health Organization presented the following new guideline: “In both adults and children, the intake of free sugars should be reduced to less than 10% of total energy intake. A further reduction to below 5% of total energy intake would provide additional health benefits.” Free sugar refers to sugar that is added to food, as opposed to the natural sugar that exists in fruits and vegetables, which are not as unhealthy. The WHO says that limiting your sugar intake will decrease your risk of obesity, which is associated with heart attack, stroke, and certain cancers, and dental cavities.

The amount of calories that are recommended per day depend on one’s age and gender (here is a guide — http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/basics-base/1_1_1-eng.php). An average adult male should take in about 2500 calories per day, and an average woman about 2000 calories. 10% of 2000 is 200 calories, which is about 50g of sugar. An single can of soda contains about 39g of free sugar, approaching the 100% recommendation for an entire day.

While most people realize that there is free sugar in soft drinks, candies, cakes, and cookies, many don’t realize that there is added sugar in such foods as bread, pizza, salad dressing, yoghurt, and ketchup. Also, even though the sugar in fruit is ok, that in fruit juice or punch is not because it in ingested without the benefit of the other components of fruit, especially the fibre. Fibre slows down the absorption of sugar and thereby decreases the unhealthy spikes in our blood glucose levels. There is extra concern about a type of added sugar called high fructose corn syrup, which is found in many cakes and pastries, because it may cause extra weight gain and be associated with fatty liver.

Packaged foods have information about how much sugar is in them, information which we can use to make wise choices. Legislators are considering making companies display the amount of added sugar in products. In general, “real” foods, like fruits and vegetables, are the best sources of sugar. The less added sugar you eat the more you’ll appreciate the taste of natural foods, and the better your chances of living a longer, healthier life.

KasieSavage’s Great Canadian Products

BT Montreal | posted Thursday, Jun 29th, 2017

Oh Canada – we’ve been churning out amazing talent for over 150 years and from coast-to-coast, from artists to artisans, gourmets to the garden, here are some tremendously unique and amazing products from our own backyard.  So celebrate Canada’s birthday by exploring some one-of-a-kind finds and shop within our own borders!

 

Wood In Philosophy: Handmade Wood Timepieces, BC

An online boutique based out of Metro Vancouver, they are huge fans of minimalist design and products made with natural materials. We produce a line of beautiful wooden wristwatches that can be personalized with a custom engraving.
Their Chronograph Collection is brand new for 2017 and comes in Dark Sandalwood or Walnut. Both watches feature an all-wood case, bracelet and dial, a quartz movement and come packaged in a lovely wooden gift box. These chronograph watches retail for $195.

Save 10% off an order using promo code: kasiesavage2017woodinphilosophy.com.

 

Karen MacFarlane Jewellery, Hamilton, ON

Karen MacFarlane has been creating “wearable art” for over 30 years.  A favourite amongst runway designers, her one-of-a-kind statement pieces are created using up-cycled and new materials, resulting in stunning, eclectic pieces, perfect for life’s important moments, or to collect.  Starting at $100.

www.jewellerybykaren.com

 

Virgin Hill Coffee, Knowlton, QC

Virgin Hill Coffee Roasters is a family-owned business with a keen passion for coffee. Located in the Town of Brome Lake, in the Eastern Townships of Quebec, Canada, where the company borrows some of its inspiration with such mixes as the Ripplecove, Knowlton and Autumn blends. Theirs is a true family business; while part of the family is out on the road spreading the word, others are involved in the expert roasting process.

Starting at $5.99

www.virginhillcoffee.com

 

Kalaya Renew Skin Care, Toronto, ON

Formulated by experts and leading authorities in skincare, Kalaya Renew Skin Care is made in Toronto in a world-class laboratory using premium, high-end ingredients to deliver results.  Truly, cosmetic medicine for your skin.  Renew Vitamin C, E, Ferulic Acid Concentrate, because it’s Canadian, retails for one-third of what you’d pay for this type of product in a doctor’s office. Supercharged with Hyaluronic Acid. Lightens, brightens, promotes collagen production. Cocktail into any skin care line.

For more information and to buy visit www.theshoppingchannel.com

 

Maple Glow Skin Care, Toronto, ON.

Using proprietary recipes and wisdom passed down by First Nation’s people, this skincare line’s hero ingredient is the super-powerful Maple Extract Compound.  What’s as important to this line is what is not in the ingredient list – no Parabens!  Rich, luxurious and highly rated, a favourite of Canadian Supermodel, Monika Schnarre – who acts as spokesperson and helped to develop the line based on her mother-in-laws recipes.

For more information and to buy, visit www.theshoppingchannel.com

 

Buy A Birdhouse, Whitby ON

Hand-made by Jim Dileva, charming and wrapped in full-colour graphics, these customizable birdhouses and feeders will add flair and personality to any yard.  Now that’s something to tweet about!!

Starting at $50

www.etsy.ca (search buyabirdhouse)

 

River Oak Studios, Montreal QC

Shop tea towels, throw pillows and home décor with a fun, whimsical twist.  Customize a nautical throw pillow as a gift or choose from a collection of pre-made online classics.  Made locally, the designer, Sophie Benoit will happily work with you to create custom designs to fit any décor.

www.riveroakstudio.com

 

Whistlewood Custom Woodworking and Design, Perth, ON

Expert woodworker and craftsman Jeff Collver has a passion for wood, architecture and marrying the two seamlessly.  From custom dining tables to outdoor structures and unique décor items, this online shop is worth a visit.  Jeff can laser-engrave messages into custom charcuterie boards to add a personal touch.

www.whistlewood.ca

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