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Photography contest roundup

In honour of World Photography Day, we asked you to submit photos showcasing what you love most about where you live for the chance to win a brand new smartphone – and boy did you deliver!

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9 things to do with your leftover Halloween candy

Perhaps you bought a load of candy for trick-or-treaters who didn’t turn out in the numbers you’d expected. Or maybe your kids brought home more than even they can manage. Whatever the reason, post-Halloween, many of us have a pile of candy at home that we don’t know what to do with. So, here are 9 ideas for how to use up your Halloween candy (other than just eating it).

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Breathing for relaxation

Certified holistic nutritionist, bestselling cookbook author, and founder of Joyous Health, Joy McCarthy, has once again partnered with Oxford Connects. This time she’s bringing us a simple breathing exercise to help us focus, relax, and boost our energy – the perfect way to unwind after a busy day. Watch the video below to find out how to do it!

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How to supercharge your morning routine

Certified holistic nutritionist, bestselling cookbook author, and founder of Joyous Health, Joy McCarthy, is back and sharing her number one morning health habit with us. Joy swears by this habit to kickstart her digestive system and boost her energy for the day. Find out what it is in the video below!

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Plant-based Thanksgiving menu

Danielle Arsenault is a Certified Raw Food Chef, author of six cookbooks, award-winning vegan influencer, TedX speaker, nutrition and lifestyle coach, TV show host, and founder of Pachavega Living Foods Education. She hosts plant-based retreats and teaches Raw Food Chef Certificate Courses throughout the year in Canada, Nicaragua, and online.

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Discover the 7 pillars of joyous health with
Joy McCarthy

Joy McCarthy is a holistic nutritionist and founder of Joyous Health, an award-winning website with the simple mission of helping people discover that simple, healthy living is the key to a life lived with joy.

Joy joined us in July to talk about her 7 Pillars of Joyous Health. Joy cuts through the cluttered and confusing narrative created by the endless barrage of health trends, fad diets, and headline-worthy research to deliver her 7 pillars. These are 7 simple and doable strategies that will allow you to discover how amazing your body was designed to feel.

Discover the 7 pillars of joyous health with
Joy McCarthy

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Joy McCarthy is a holistic nutritionist and founder of Joyous Health, an award-winning website with the simple mission of helping people discover that simple, healthy living is the key to a life lived with joy.

Joy joined us in July to talk about her 7 Pillars of Joyous Health. Joy cuts through the cluttered and confusing narrative created by the endless barrage of health trends, fad diets, and headline-worthy research to deliver her 7 pillars. These are 7 simple and doable strategies that will allow you to discover how amazing your body was designed to feel.

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Live from LEVEL with
Jiana

LEVEL by Oxford Properties is an exclusive wellness club located at Oxford Properties HQ in central Toronto. LEVEL’s mission is to enrich members’ physical and mental wellbeing through classes in yoga, Muay Thai and HIIT. To bring this to the wider Oxford community, instructor Jiana hosted a virtual HIIT session for us.

Live from LEVEL with
Jiana

live events

LEVEL by Oxford Properties is an exclusive wellness club located at Oxford Properties HQ in central Toronto. LEVEL’s mission is to enrich members’ physical and mental wellbeing through classes in yoga, Muay Thai and HIIT. To bring this to the wider Oxford community, instructor Jiana hosted a virtual HIIT session for us.

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Middle Eastern Eats with
Shahir Massoud & Pay Chen

To celebrate International Picnic Day, we were joined by chef and TV host, Shahir Massoud, where he prepared three Middle-Eastern-inspired picnic dishes. Taken from his new book, Eat Habibi Eat, Shahir used these recipes to teach us about different spices and demystify Middle Eastern cuisine. Presenting the live event was TV host and Toronto-based food writer Pay Chen, who’s appeared on CBC, CTV, and the Food Network.

Middle Eastern Eats with
Shahir Massoud & Pay Chen

live events

To celebrate International Picnic Day, we were joined by chef and TV host, Shahir Massoud, where he prepared three Middle-Eastern-inspired picnic dishes. Taken from his new book, Eat Habibi Eat, Shahir used these recipes to teach us about different spices and demystify Middle Eastern cuisine. Presenting the live event was TV host and Toronto-based food writer Pay Chen, who’s appeared on CBC, CTV, and the Food Network.

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Live from LEVEL with
Matthew Bonas

LEVEL by Oxford Properties is an exclusive wellness club located at Oxford Properties HQ in central Toronto. LEVEL’s mission is to enrich members’ physical and mental wellbeing through classes in yoga, Muay Thai and HIIT. To bring this to the wider Oxford community, manager and instructor Matthew Bonas hosted a virtual yoga session for us.

Live from LEVEL with
Matthew Bonas

live events

LEVEL by Oxford Properties is an exclusive wellness club located at Oxford Properties HQ in central Toronto. LEVEL’s mission is to enrich members’ physical and mental wellbeing through classes in yoga, Muay Thai and HIIT. To bring this to the wider Oxford community, manager and instructor Matthew Bonas hosted a virtual yoga session for us.

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Frankie Flowers,
The Power of Plants

During May we were joined by Frankie Flowers, Canada’s most popular gardening expert! A best-selling author, three-time recipient of Landscape Ontario’s Garden Communicator of the Year Award, and celebrated landscape designer, Frankie is known for combining practical gardening advice with humour and passion.

During the live event, Frankie talked to us about how plants benefit our health and which ones can help boost happiness and well-being. From the pages of his best-selling book, Power Plants, Frankie gave us his pro tips on how to grow and harvest your plants.

Frankie Flowers,
The Power of Plants

live events

During May we were joined by Frankie Flowers, Canada’s most popular gardening expert! A best-selling author, three-time recipient of Landscape Ontario’s Garden Communicator of the Year Award, and celebrated landscape designer, Frankie is known for combining practical gardening advice with humour and passion.

During the live event, Frankie talked to us about how plants benefit our health and which ones can help boost happiness and well-being. From the pages of his best-selling book, Power Plants, Frankie gave us his pro tips on how to grow and harvest your plants.

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Discover the World of Bees
with Angela Glanzmann and Andie Langemeyer

As many of you know, Oxford offices across Canada have their own beehives along with beekeepers that help them thrive. The hives are managed by our partners Alvéole who install and care for beehives in many urban locations in order to educate, reconnect city-dwellers with nature, raise ecological awareness, and help build more sustainable cities.

To mark Earth Day on April 22, we organized a live event led by two of our beekeepers, Angela and Andie. The event included a 30-minute workshop and a live Q&A.

Discover the World of Bees
with Angela Glanzmann and Andie Langemeyer

live events

As many of you know, Oxford offices across Canada have their own beehives along with beekeepers that help them thrive. The hives are managed by our partners Alvéole who install and care for beehives in many urban locations in order to educate, reconnect city-dwellers with nature, raise ecological awareness, and help build more sustainable cities.

To mark Earth Day on April 22, we organized a live event led by two of our beekeepers, Angela and Andie. The event included a 30-minute workshop and a live Q&A.

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Bob Blumer,

Gastronaut, artist and eight time Guinness World Record holder, Bob Blumer is the creator and host of the television series’ Surreal Gourmet and Glutton for Punishment, and a producer and host of World’s Weirdest Restaurants. His shows air in over twenty countries worldwide.

During the live, Bob showed us how to make his creamy carbonara with double pancetta – if you want to follow along at home, you can find the recipe below.

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 8 ounces thick-sliced pancetta or thick-sliced bacon, cut into ¼ inch pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • ¼ tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano (about 4 ounces) + extra for finishing
  • ½ cup freshly grated pecorino (about 2 ounces)
  • 1 best available egg + 3 egg yolks
  • Salt
  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 1 cup chopped parsley

Bob Blumer,

Chef, Food Network host and eight time Guinness World Record holder.

live events

Gastronaut, artist and eight time Guinness World Record holder, Bob Blumer is the creator and host of the television series’ Surreal Gourmet and Glutton for Punishment, and a producer and host of World’s Weirdest Restaurants. His shows air in over twenty countries worldwide.

During the live, Bob showed us how to make his creamy carbonara with double pancetta – if you want to follow along at home, you can find the recipe below.

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 8 ounces thick-sliced pancetta or thick-sliced bacon, cut into ¼ inch pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • ¼ tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano (about 4 ounces) + extra for finishing
  • ½ cup freshly grated pecorino (about 2 ounces)
  • 1 best available egg + 3 egg yolks
  • Salt
  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 1 cup chopped parsley

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Charles Clark,

The creator of the Thrive Planner and the Thrive Tribe Podcast, is an expert in habit improvement, discovering purpose, vision creating, and goal setting. After he became the 6th fastest man in the world, a devastating injury left him searching for his identity. Charles developed techniques that brought clarity and purpose to his life while massively boosting his confidence.

Charles’ modern transformation strategies, empowering presentations, and high-performance mindset hacks have made him a sought-after speaker and coach for leading organizations, such as Nike, Raymond James Financial, Frontier Communications, iHeart Radio, the US Army, and Florida State University.

Charles Clark

live events

The creator of the Thrive Planner and the Thrive Tribe Podcast, is an expert in habit improvement, discovering purpose, vision creating, and goal setting. After he became the 6th fastest man in the world, a devastating injury left him searching for his identity. Charles developed techniques that brought clarity and purpose to his life while massively boosting his confidence.

Charles’ modern transformation strategies, empowering presentations, and high-performance mindset hacks have made him a sought-after speaker and coach for leading organizations, such as Nike, Raymond James Financial, Frontier Communications, iHeart Radio, the US Army, and Florida State University.

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