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‘Vlogumentary’ Q&A: Shay Carl, Charles Trippy, Mikey Murphy, Morgan Spurlock on making the doc

YouTube creators Shay Carl, Charles Trippy, Mikey Murphy, among others join director Morgan Spurlock on stage at Toronto’s Buffer Festival to discuss the new ‘Vlogumentary’ doc, a unique look at the phenomenon of video blogging as a passion, industry, and business.


Nick Jonas on five favourite things about Canada, answers your social media questions – Breakfast Television

I had the chance to chat with pop star Nick Jonas Tuesday morning, and I asked him his five favourite things about Canada as well as ask him the questions you sent me on social media.

Take a look at the segments below:

Nick Jonas on his five favourite things about Canada

Nick Jonas answers your questions from social media

And in case you missed it, check out his segment with Jenn Valentyne this morning:


Creating the Ultimate Staycation

With the economy forcing families to be more budget-aware, in addition to extremely-busy times, staycations have become an upward trend with Canadian families.  Staycations are when families stay and relax at home, potentially taking day trips – versus shelling out thousands-of-dollars to vacation abroad.  DIY expert, mom, and “frugalista” Leigh-Ann Allaire-Perrault stopped by to chat with CityLine.ca about a few of her top staycation ideas!


Perrault’s Picks:

Urban scavenger hunt – Go on an urban scavenger hunt.  Allaire-Perrault recommends taking a few family city walking tours.  Whether you’re in Vancouver or Toronto, there is certainly no shortage of “funducational” (fun and educational) walking tours.

Christmas in July – Bring some holiday cheer to your summer!  A “Christmas in July” is a great way to get the kids in a good spirit.  A few ideas include indoor ice skating, baking a few batches of cookies, making frozen hot chocolate, and even singing a few Christmas carols!

Movie night under the stars – A perfect opportunity to get to know your neighbours.  Grab the kids on your street; hang up a white bedsheet, pull out the PJs, and catch a flick under the stars.  A great birthday party idea, too!

Go outside and visit local attractions –
Get to know your city.  Fun, local events happen all-year-round – many free as well – so it’s a good idea to make a list of indoor and outdoor attractions for both sunny and rainy days.

Have a backyard Luau –
A fun party idea.  Erect a few Tiki torches, lay down some flowers, cut up some fresh pineapple, and put on the hula skirts!  Have a backyard Luau with the neighbours – an ideal theme party for both children and adults!

Repost from CityLine.ca