A Stylish Saturday with Blog Podium

May 28, 2012

This past Saturday, Deb McCain Communications had the pleasure of attending Blog Podium’s “The Business of Blogging” alongside our client PARA Paints – who was the title sponsor of the event.

Taking place at the newly renovated Arcadian Loft, this swish space was the perfect backdrop to host the 200 design bloggers from across Ca...

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Not to toot our own horn or anything…

May 2, 2012

Deb McCain Communications is proud to announce that we recently won the 2012 IAC Award for Best Public Relations website. The Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards are produced by the Web Marketing Association to honor excellence in online advertising. We are thrilled to be recognized by this body of North American experts.

We owe a big THANK YOU to the brilliant and talented team at...

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Apr 25, 2012

Last night viewers were dazzled by the premier episode of the explosive new series PYROS, produced by Vancouver’s OMNI Films. Amply named “Fire and Ice,” Montreal-based Groupe Fiatlux-Amleman (GFA), put on two fireworks shows at Quebec City’s Carnaval - the world’s largest winter festival - and then heading over to Spain for Las Fallas Festival where the team faced language barriers and tec...

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Hot Property Alert!

Apr 24, 2012

On February 7th we brought you - *Some Assembly Required* As Nexterra's LivingHome Arrives in Toronto. And today we present the finished product at 20 Senlac Avenue that arrived on Toronto’s real estate market this week.

This luxury pre-fab home built by Toronto-based developer Nexterra Green Homes Ltd. is located just west of Yonge &...

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Getting Sugar High with Martin Picard

Mar 15, 2012

Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver are set to get a little more wild and a lot more sweet with the arrival of Montreal celebrity chef Martin Picard. Hired to promote the launch of his incredible new book Sugar Shack Au Pied de Cochon, Deb McCain Communications has overseen all the English-Canada publicity: leading up to the March 1 launch in Montreal and the three-city media tour throughout the month.

A select member of journalists...

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IDS 2012 = Design to Life

Feb 9, 2012

Opening night of this year’s Interior Design Show brought together an eclectic mix of vintage finds, modern touches and top trends for the year. With over 300 exhibitors on site showcasing everything from home décor to homes built from scratch, PARA Paints was front and centre showcasing the company’s 2012 Colour Trends.  Supporting a campaign called “What’s Your Style”, trend palettes were created by design personalities Glenn Dixon (host of Daytime Toronto a...

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*Some Assembly Required* As Nexterra's LivingHome Arrives in Toronto

Feb 7, 2012

Putting the fabulous in prefab (sorry, couldn't resist) Nexterra Green Homes Ltd. brought the very first LivingHome® to Toronto on four flatbed trucks on a cold day in January.

Constructed in a matter of weeks, the Nexterra LivingHome arrived as six separate modules on four flatbed trucks. The assembly will saw a 250-tonne crane bring together 2100 square feet of modules with 1000 square feet of finished basement and a...

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Terry Jones Brings Humour & Health to Myhealthtips.com

Feb 2, 2012

Videos laced with humour can only be produced by a great friendship - as seen in the melding of talents from the late Dr. Robert Buckman and his old pal Terry Jones of Monty Python fame. Combining laughter with practical health advice and tips, the Canadian cancer specialist and British comedian created a Canadian-made breakthrough web series called MyHealthTips.com.

Myhealthtips.com features a series of videos that offer comic banter between Buckman an...

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Design Trends for 2012

Dec 8, 2011

If you’re into design trends (as we sure are), then this is without a doubt the most wonderful time of the year. Yesterday, House & Home magazine hosted its annual trends breakfast, where Linda Reeves and Suzanne Dimma shared the hottest trends for 2012. These include: Victorian with a Twist, Watercoloured Wallpaper, New Navajo, Ficus Trees and Down to Earth Glamour.

This also coincided with PARA Paint’s announcement of its own 2012 Colour Trends. I...

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Celebs Love Smythe

Dec 1, 2011

A fan favorite among celebrities both in Canada and the US, Smythe Les Vestes continues to pop up on Hollywood it-girls all over the place. From Blake Lively and Rachel McAdams,  to the Duchess of Cambridge herself, Smythe has been a celeb fan favorite since they launched in 2004. Most recently, Jessica Biel effortlessly rocked the Fair Isle Duffle Coat at London’s Heathrow Airport.

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Dealuxe VIP Party

Nov 18, 2011

On a chilly Thursday evening in November, the much buzzed about Canadian-based online retailer Dealuxe hosted a stylish VIP shopping event at a private home in Forest Hill.  Dealuxe CEO Joanna Track and her incredibly well-dressed team were ensuring every last detail was perfect and that no detail was overlooked.

Co-hosted by sister duo Julie Albert and Lisa Gnat, authors of the cheeky and drool-inducing Bite Me cookboo...

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Smythe: Fashion Week

Oct 18, 2011

This year’s LG Toronto Fashion Week kicked off in high style.  With a brand new location at Toronto’s David Pecaut Square, the week started off with an ode to Canadian talent, presented by the quintessentially Canadian department store Holt Renfrew

With this year’s theme being “Canada Cool”, Holt’s brought out the best and brightest in Canadian design talent. Each designer previewed seven looks from t...

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Tommy Hilfiger in Toronto

Sep 14, 2011

Legendary designer and perpetual prepster Tommy Hilfiger was in town to launch his 90 shop-in-shops at The Bay stores across Canada. He brought with him New York Rangers Brad Richards (just seen in the front row of Tommy’s Spring ’12 Men’s collection at NY Fashion Week) and Kinkardine, Ontario born supermodel Jessica Stam who also happens to be the (insanely gorgeous) face of The Bay’s latest campaign.


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Fit For a Duchess

Jun 30, 2011

From the very first moment it was announced that the just-married Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were taking their first official royal tour to Canada it became the talk of the town nation world: just what was Kate Middleton going to wear? There was speculation as to possible Canadian designers she might include in her wardrobe (said to contain 40 different...

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The Beer Boutique

Jun 14, 2011

Liberty Village is raising a glass of cold, refreshing and perfectly poured beer in celebration of its newest retail neighbour, The Beer Boutique.  Officially open to the public today at 9:30am, this gorgeous 2700 square feet of hardwood, exposed brick and close to 350 different types of beer is set to be the hottest (err, coolest) destination of summer 2011.

Last night, Deb McCain Communications (in collaboration with City Events) hosted a sneak-peek o...

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