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Brüha: Easily discover and create events

Brüha is a local Canadian tech-startup developing an entertainment discovery and ticketing platform to help users find something to do in their city and purchase tickets. They are based out of Hamilton, ON but one of their co-founders, Ryan O’Neil, is from Sudbury! We spoke with Ryan to find out more about Brüha, what’s it’s like to develop an app and his thoughts on the Sudbury tech scene. Tell us a bit about Bruha and how you came up with the idea to start your company. Brüha is an entertainment discovery and ticketing provider changing the way people interact with their community,......

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ALMOND COCONUT THUMB COOKIES

These are a great grab and go snack that are healthy and filling, they also are vegan and gluten free.  They are quick and easy to make using minimal ingredients.  If you are not a pro in the kitchen, then this is a great recipe for you! Makes approx. 8 cookies You will need: 1 cup of raw almonds ½ cup of raw shredded coconut ¼ tsp of cinnamon 11 dates pitted and soaked (soaking dates in water for a couple hours helps to soften them) ½ cup of frozen berries (either mixed or whatever kind you prefer) 2......

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HEALTH FOOD STORE SHOPPING LIST: THRIVE HEALTH FOOD ESSENTIALS

For any of you who have never been to Thrive Health Food Essentials, it offers a selected variety of products.  They specialize more in local/homemade products and the owners are the kindest ladies to talk to. Here are some products I checked out that I enjoyed and I recommend you try too! Heavenly Organics- Ginger chocolate honey patties: This is a yummy gluten free, dairy free treat that has no added sugar.  Due to the fact that this product includes 100% dark chocolate and raw white honey it has some immune boosting antioxidants.  The outside shell is very bitter,......

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HOW TO TRAVEL SOLO
Lifestyle |
May 09, 2017

HOW TO TRAVEL SOLO

You’ve done the family roadtrip to Florida, you’ve done the all-inclusive with your friends, perhaps you’ve even ventured on something like a Contiki group tour. Next challenge: The Solo Trip. Packing your bags, leaving your itinerary with someone at home, and getting dropped off at the airport/train station/car rental place is particularly freeing feeling. Having just returned from my own solo trip to Iceland, I have some tips to make you feel comfortable. Don’t underestimate what you’re capable of. Though it is becoming more popular, a large part of what holds people back is comparing their comfort zone to......

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HOW TO NATURALLY FIGHT ALLERGY SEASON

Are you a person who suffers from runny noses, clogged sinuses or itchy eyes whenever the snow melts and the flowers bloom? You are probably one of those people who “love” winter just because you dread allergy season.  Well spring doesn’t have to always be related with allergies, and here are some tips to help you welcome the greenery without the suffering. Herbs Herbs are an easy drug free way to help with some symptoms you may be experiencing.  You can enjoy herbs in tinctures or in teas, if you love teas then enjoy some of these loose leaf......

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SWEET POTATO BEET FRITTATA

This is a quick and easy recipe that can be transitioned through breakfast, lunch and dinner.  It is gluten free and has the option to be made dairy free.  I always recommend sourcing local farm fresh eggs, there are many farms and hobby farms in the Sudbury area that using good quality farm fresh eggs shouldn’t be a challenge. Hope you enjoy whipping up this delightful recipe! You will need: 4 farm fresh eggs 1/2 cup of Almond milk/Cow’s milk Half of a large Sweet Potato 2 small Beets 2 tbsp of Grapeseed Oil 1 small Red Onion 1......

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HOW TO GET BIRTHDAY FREEBIES!

Some people sweep the day under the rug, while others have a countdown to their birthday on the office whiteboard. Either way the turning of a new age is definitely an occasion worth celebrating. And what better way to celebrate than free stuff?!Whether you’re looking to plan your birthday dinner with friends, or just feel a little more spoiled than usual, the suggestions below will help you on your special day! Shopping Sign up for the Love Your Body program at The Body Shop to earn points equalling discounts on your purchases. Prepare for your birthday by spoiling yourself......

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Wolf Pack split home game stretch in OHL Playoffs Opening Round

The Sudbury Wolves finished the regular season in the sixth spot, and as such are facing the third ranked Oshawa Generals. Following a two game stretch on the road in the Generals’ home arena where each team picked up a victory, the Wolves would again pick up a win on Tuesday night, but the Generals would claim one also on Thursday night. Following Friday night’s game, the Wolf Pack will return home on Sunday for game 6. Game 3 The Wolves were ready to set the intensity for the opening round to another level on Tuesday night. In a......

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HEALTH FOOD STORE REVIEW: WELLNESS SHOPPE

Wellness Shoppe is a cozy health food store located in the south end of Sudbury (1769 Regent St.).  This store carries all your basics to start on your health journey and some pretty cool specialty products I came across.  I was able to easily make my way through the store in about 15 minutes, which is very rare for me, as everything was very well organized.  There is a supplements section, food/snacks section, freezer at the back filled with gluten-free items, fridge at the front, and some neat lunch box idea items. Here is my list of some must......

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Willing to Fail
Lifestyle |
March 15, 2017

Willing to Fail

I know you’re going to find this hard to believe but when I was 2 years old I was riding a bike without training wheels. I don’t remember any of this, but the way my mom tells the story is that I would run beside the bike and when it picked up an appropriate amount of speed I would jump on the seat and cruise around the mean street I grew up on. Actually it was a crescent, Chestnut Crescent to be precise. I promise I’m not taking this opportunity (just) to brag, although I do think it’s pretty......

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