My Toronto

Millennial? Living in Toronto? We want you.

As many of you know, late last summer I, Jen, started TOmillennials.ca with a mission to create an exciting online community to share stories and experiences about our lives as millennials living in Toronto. It has been a phenomenal year with various articles published on topics such as Toronto real estate, dating and relationships, health… read more

“Holy shit, it’s you.”

Part 3 of #LoveOnTheGO Over the span of about a month, I kept seeing train boy at the gym. And still, I couldn’t bring myself to say a thing. Then, I was on LinkedIn one evening (as per usual) and there he was. He was no longer train boy, but Jonathan Slobodsky, summer intern. Is… read more

Breaking into the workplace and building your brand #CdnMillennials

Join myself and Dayton Davis this evening at 8pm for a Twitter Chat on how to break into the workplace and build YOUR brand! How to join the conversation? Log onto your Twitter account Go to: http://tweetchat.com/ Enter #: CdnMillennials Start chatting with us! We want to hear what you have to say! Follow: @DaytonDavis @JenArmel

From train tracks to the treadmill

Part 2: Where did train boy go? Taking my Lakeshore West train became boring once again. Just as he was starting to leave my mind, I saw him, but on my first train this time. I get on at the Maple station, and one morning, train boy re-appeared at the next stop – Rutherford. My… read more

Diversity, Our Strength

If I hadn’t moved to Toronto, I might still be living in the closet. Yup, the big TO helped me come out to myself. Living in the most diverse city in the world exposed me to all kinds of people from different walks of life. It normalized what I had once thought was “weird” and showed me that being “different”… read more

That thing called attitude

Ah – career development. That loaded concept again. As a millennial myself, I always try my best to learn as much as I can. Learn more about how I can enhance my “game”. I’ve always prioritized – as often as I can – reading the latest literature, requesting informational interviews. You name it! But if… read more

Placemaking – One GUNDE at a Time

Photographer: Ev Delen

Before delving into #SitTO action, I’d like to highlight the term, “placemaking”. Placemaking is one of those things that’s hard to define, but easy to point to. To me, placemaking is the process of creating an identifiable gathering-place that strengthens the social infrastructure of a community. For those interested, here’s a link to the Project… read more

Letter from the founder – Welcome to TOmillennials

Hi everyone and welcome to the TOmillennial fam! I am beyond excited to create this online community with you, where we, TO millennials, can share our stories, connect with one another and have our voices heard. As a millennial myself, I know and have sympathy for many of the issues that affect us on a… read more

There’s an app for that: 5 apps that will make your life easier

Hit the snooze button one too many times this morning and need the fastest route to get to work? There’s an app for that. Looking for the nearest, cheapest and yummiest pizza joint in your neighbourhood? There’s an app for that. Want to figure out the name of that new song that has been playing… read more

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