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‘Made in Canada’ TIFF Lounge Gives Back

Sep 18, 2012

Every year in September, the city turns into a mini Hollywood as it plays host to the Toronto International Film Festival. Celebrities frequent the city’s hot spots and coffee shops as fans try and snap a photo, an autograph or even just catch a glimpse of Alexander Skarsgard (squee!). But – do the celebs really come for the films? Or is it the sweet gift lounges that keep them coming back year after year?

Offering up the best of the best that Canada h...

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Fashion Awarded a Gold Medal at this Year’s Olympic Games

Aug 1, 2012

At this year’s Olympics, London 2012 isn’t just about the sports and athletes. It’s about fashion and style with many of the countries team uniforms designed by high profile designers like Stella McCartney and Hermes. With many celebrities attending the events all eyes are on who is wearing what and the Duchess of Cambridge is, of course, at the centre of all the attention.

During the opening ceremony, Kate Middleton looked incredible in a stunning silk...

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“KICK ME” For a Good Cause

Jul 5, 2012

Andrea Lenczner and Christie Smythe, co-founders of Smythe, have aligned themselves with those who fight against ignorance and intolerance and have created The Warbler Tribute Blazer, a black and garnet striped jacket with ¾ length sleeves and traditional brass buttons.

The Warbler Tribute Blazer complete with a hang tag that reads “KICK ME” is a playful take on the traditional schoolboy blazer a...

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Behind the Scenes of Sarah 101

Jun 5, 2012

Deb McCain Communications has the privilege of sharing an office space with the talented team at Sarah Richardson Design, and over the past year we’ve been privy to the planning, preparation and execution of Sarah101, Season 2 that currently airs Tuesdays at 8pm & 8:30pm on HGTV Canada. 

We’ve seen the team running up and do...

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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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KA-BOOM!

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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