December 15, 2021

Ways to Reduce Stress During the Holidays

The holidays are a joyous time where we can reconnect with our loved ones; however, this can also be one of the most stressful time of the year. Your mental health is just as important, if not more, than your to-do list. So, we’ve come up with some helpful tips to reduce holiday stress. The...
November 23, 2021

Where to Volunteer in Toronto and Mississauga this Winter

The president of the United Nations Foundation once said, “Giving is not just about a donation. It is about making a difference.” This winter, choose to make a difference in your own community by volunteering your time or money.  Share your love of animals with Zoomies, a...
October 27, 2021

Halloween Party Ideas

Is your Halloween is shaping up to look a bit different due to the pandemic? Don’t fret, we’ve got some spooky ideas to keep the thrill alive this year.  Fun and safe alternatives to Trick or Treating While Trick or Treating is safe, many families prefer to skip this...
September 21, 2021

School Lunch Ideas

Packing peanut free lunches can be tricky when you have picky eaters on your hands. If you’re looking for some simple lunches that your kids will actually eat, we’ve got a few suggestions. Pasta salad Pasta is very versatile because you can combine lots of different ingredients and...
August 16, 2021

Water Saving Tips While Living in an Apartment

Excessive water usage can contribute to pollution, health hazards, and even the lifespan of our current water supply. Luckily there’s several things we can do to conserve water, even while living in an apartment.  Limiting your consumption with a few simple amendments can help make a...
July 21, 2021

Toronto & Mississauga Restaurants Offering Takeout

It’s time to support our local restaurants in the GTA. We can do this by purchasing a gift card, ordering takeout, or dining on the patio of our favourite restaurants. If you’re looking for some amazing food, check out these locally owned restaurants near our Toronto and Mississauga...
June 21, 2021

Golf Courses To Visit Near You

It’s finally time to get back in the game. If you’re looking for a golf course to master this season, we’ve got a list of the best courses near our Toronto and Mississauga Apartments.   Don Valley Golf Course 4200 Yonge Street, North York Phone: 416-392-2465 For our...
May 21, 2021

Studio vs 1 Bedroom: Which is right for you?

Are you struggling to decide which size suite will best suit your needs? This can be a tough decision, especially for first time renters. Studio suites allow you to live in a smaller space with similar features as other suites. Some studio apartments have one large space for your kitchen,...
April 18, 2021

Ways to Bring Spring Indoors

It's time to embrace the season and let Spring bloom in your apartment.  Before you start adding Spring touches to your apartment, give your space a good thorough cleaning. Make sure to clean the winter dirt off your windows so the sunlight can shine in. Don't forget to clean your...
March 18, 2021

Working From Home? Take Breaks!

Taking a break during work or school can help you lead a more productive day. Breaks allow us to decompress and regain our focus. But what do you do when you work from home? Do you still need to take a break? While working from home or attending school virtually, it can be difficult to get...
February 17, 2021

Ways to Reduce Your Hydro Bill

Just because you're spending more time at home, doesn't mean you can't lower your hydro bill. When you want to reduce your monthly expenses, these simple tips can help. Unplug, switch off. When turned off while plugged in, small appliances and chargers still use a small amount of...
January 29, 2021

Toronto Bylaws All Residents Should Know

Bylaws are put in place to help communities run smoothly. Every resident should feel confident and comfortable where they live. So, we've outlined a few important bylaws every Toronto resident should know.    Parks Toronto is home to some gorgeous parks, but when using...
December 18, 2020

Winter Outdoor Exercising Tips

Did you know that you burn more calories while exercising outdoors during winter? It's true! Your body uses extra energy to keep you warm and regulate the air you breathe.  If you want to commit to outdoor exercising this winter, we've got some tips to help you succeed...
November 24, 2020

Closet Organization: Best Practices for Rentals

When you rent, closets become more than just a place to hang coats and store clothes. Oftentimes, they become multipurpose storage areas and it is easy to overcrowd or clutter them.  Reclaim your space and take your cramped and cluttered closets to functional and organized with our creative...
October 14, 2020

7 Pumpkin Spice Recipes to Try This Fall

Fall is the best time to cook and bake with pumpkins. Did you know there is more to pumpkin spice than pies and lattes? We have 7 delightful pumpkin spice recipes to help you get more out of your fall cooking.  To begin with - pumpkin spice for breakfast? Of course! We've got two...
September 17, 2020

Celebrate International Coffee Day with the Best Coffee Shops in Toronto and Mississauga

International Coffee Day is October 1st. What better way to celebrate than by visiting a local coffee shop near your Mississauga or Toronto apartment?   Halo Espresso Bar 3024 Hurontario Street, Mississauga A quick walk from our Embassy and Royal Tower apartments, Halo Espresso...
August 18, 2020

Patio Season: Where to Find Restaurants Open Near You

The long-awaited patio season is finally upon us, and we can't wait to enjoy it. In Toronto and Mississauga, there are many wonderful restaurants with comfortable patio dining ready to serve you. In Mississauga, Alioli Ristorante serves up some of the best Italian dishes in the city....
July 17, 2020

Get Outside: How To Social Distance in Public Places

Now more than ever we need to embrace the outdoors and soak up the sun. While still in the midst of a global pandemic, going for a walk, hike, or bike ride can do wonders for your mental health. Looking for a safe way to get outdoors in Toronto and Mississauga? We've got some tips to help you...
June 22, 2020

Staying Safe While Exercising Outdoors

If your workout is feeling a bit cramped in your apartment, it's time to take it outside. Outdoor exercise is a fun way to stay fit while enjoying the weather. It can also be easier to stick with a workout routine outdoors because fresh air can perk you up and provide you with an ever...
May 21, 2020

5 Things You Should Be Cleaning

With the onset of COVID-19, it's important to be extra vigilant with cleaning away germs.  Regular handwashing is important, but it's not the only way to keep germs out of our apartments. Here are five germ carriers that we should be cleaning and disinfecting regularly...
April 27, 2020

Tips for Working From Home

Many of us are just now learning how to successfully work from home. The most important thing to remember is to create boundaries between your work life and your home life. If you've never worked from home before, we've got a few tips and tricks to help.   Create a...
March 19, 2020

Earth Hour Apartment Friendly Tips

Earth Hour 2020 takes place Saturday March 28th from 8:30 to 9:30pm. During this hour residents, businesses, and landmarks will go dark to spark global conversations on protecting our environment.  If you want to participate in Earth Hour or make your apartment eco-friendly, we've got...
February 12, 2020

Date Night Restaurants in Toronto

When you're looking to impress a date, Toronto restaurants don't disappoint.   Find these perfect date night restaurants close to your Toronto apartment.   Sweep your date off their feet with a luxury meal inside Toronto's Casa Loma castle. The BlueBlood Steak...
January 14, 2020

Why Moving During Winter Can Make Sense

Are you dreading a winter move? Many people prefer to move during the spring and summer when the weather is sunny and warm. However, winter has some surprising benefits that can make it the best time of year to move.   A winter move can help you save money. Business is slow for...
December 10, 2019

Best Tobogganing Hills in Toronto & Mississauga

Tobogganing is a fun activity that offers a winter adrenaline rush for kids of all ages. If you're new to the area, check out this list of tobogganing hills near your Toronto and Mississauga apartments.  For Mississauga Residents:    Brookmede Park is...
November 11, 2019

Renters Tips: Credit Checks

Renting your first apartment is an exciting experience. However, many new renters aren't aware their credit score plays a big role in apartment hunting. Here at Compten Management, we want to help renters understand what a credit check is and how it affects a rental application...
October 22, 2019

Best Places to Find Your Halloween Costume

The hardest part about Halloween? Finding your costume. If you're looking for something that will blow away the competition at your local costume contest, we've found some of the best Halloween stores near our Toronto and Mississauga apartments.    Hollywood Tickle...
September 19, 2019

Renters Tips: Making a Budget

Money can be one of the biggest sources of stress in our lives. Having a budget to help you navigate each month's spending is an excellent way to minimize worries.    Budgeting often gets put off because it's not an exciting thing to do. However, once you have a budget in...
August 19, 2019

Discover: High Park

High Park is Toronto's largest public park, offering visitors 400 acres to explore.   There are so many amazing things to do within High Park: tour Colborne Lodge historical museum, experience Shakespeare or a dance performance at the amphitheatre, dine in the 300-seat...
July 25, 2019

The Best Ice Creameries Near You

Summer and ice cream go hand in hand.  Not sure where to find your cool summer treat this year? Check out our list of the best ice creameries near our Mississauga and Toronto apartments. Yumbudz 341 Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga Serving more than just ice cream, Yumbudz boasts...
June 7, 2019

Get on the Water in Toronto and Mississauga

Summer is finally here and it's time to enjoy Lake Ontario!   There are lots of great ways to enjoy your summer, but when you live in Toronto or Mississauga, you can spend your summer on the water!   Harbourfront Canoe and Kayak Centre, located right at the edge of Lake...
May 28, 2019

Renters Tips: Renters Insurance

If there is a fire in your apartment building, are you protected?   If you remembered to purchase renters insurance, you are! Many renters don't give renters insurance a second thought because they think the landlord's insurance will cover their apartment. The truth is your...
April 12, 2019

Discover Downsview Park

Toronto's Downsview Park is a 572 acre wonderland filled with countless activities, plenty of green space, and several events throughout the year.   Lucky for our residents in our Faywood – Vinci Community, it's only a short drive away!   Originally, Downsview...
March 20, 2019

Community Focus: Cooksville

Located in the heart of Mississauga, Cooksville is a friendly neighbourhood filled with excellent shopping, beautiful green spaces, great schools, and convenient transportation services.   If you're new to the area or are considering making Cooksville your new home, Compten...
February 20, 2019

Best Bookstores and Book Cafés Near You

A good book is more than just a great read. It's a great experience. If you're someone who enjoys the hunt for a great read, Compten Management has a list of the best bookstores and book cafés near our Toronto and Mississauga apartments.   Ben McNally Books 366 Bay...
January 22, 2019

Fun Ways to Explore Toronto in the Winter

Winter can be fun if you get out and explore your city!   Toronto has countless ways to entertain and amuse, and Compten Management is here to show you where you'll find the most fun throughout the city.   Skating is a great winter pastime, and in Toronto, there are...
December 14, 2018

Celebrating New Year's Eve in Your Apartment

The new year is quickly approaching!    If you're hoping for a quiet night in, or if you want to host a party in your apartment, Compten Management has some great ideas to help.   If you're hosting in your apartment, take some time to relax that afternoon so you...
November 13, 2018

Holiday Shopping Near You

Get a head start on finding the perfect holiday gifts for all of your loved ones! Compten Management has our residents covered with this holiday shopping guide.   The Merry and Bright Holiday Market Dec 1 – 24th at Square One, Mississauga This unique holiday market offers...
October 10, 2018

Explore Autumn's Beauty in Toronto and Mississauga

Autumn is here, and with it comes a beautiful array of colours splashed across the GTA.   If you're looking to capture the beauty of autumn near your apartment, Compten Management can help!   The Beltline Trail at Moore Park Ravine is a 9 km picturesque trail...
September 10, 2018

Dine Out: A List of All New Restaurants Opening in Toronto

Are you tired of your regular restaurants? Want to try something new?   Compten Management has a list of new restaurants opening right in your own neighbourhood.   Fix Resto Bar 2415 Yonge Street, Toronto This newly opened lounge has one of the best patios on Yonge and...
August 3, 2018

Community Focus: Long Branch

Welcome to Toronto's Village by the Lake! Located along the bank of Lake Ontario, Long Branch is a great community filled with friendly residents, a vibrant shopping district, and beautiful parks. Compten Management encourages you to explore this quaint village to see all that it has to...
July 3, 2018

Summer Festivals Near You

Summer is off to a great start, and it's only going to get better with these amazing summer festivals coming to Toronto and Mississauga.   Whatever your interests, there's a festival for you! Here's a few of Compten Management's top picks for summer festivals near you...
June 5, 2018

Take Part in the Mississauga Waterfront Festival this June!

Never been to the festival? Don't worry, Compten Management has some great tips and info that will help you make the most of your weekend!

May 16, 2018

Toronto's Second Annual Foodalicious Festival

Good News! Toronto's first ever Foodalicious Festival was such a great success, it's back for its second year! If you missed it last time, Compten Management has all the information you need to attend this year's event.

April 16, 2018

Amazing Coffee Alternatives in Toronto

Drinking too much coffee lately? Instead of heading to the coffee shop, get your boost of energy the healthy way at a juice bar or smoothie shop near you.   If you are tired of relying on coffee to get you through your day, you'll be pleasantly surprised by the powerful punch juices...
March 5, 2018

Don't Miss these Awesome Toronto March Break Activities!

Toronto Residents: Do you have your March Break planned?


February 23, 2018

Community Focus: Don Mills & Sheppard

Don Mills and Sheppard is a great neighbourhood, perfect for anyone wanting to live in a quiet, yet convenient area of Toronto.

January 23, 2018

Travelling Tips for Toronto Area Commuters

Traveling via transit, bike, or subway can be nerve wracking during the winter months. Compten Management has a few tips on how to stay warm, safe and confident during your commute this winter.

December 11, 2017

How Will You Ring in the New Year in Toronto or Mississauga?

New Year's Eve is fast approaching and even though you may still be holiday shopping, now is the best time to start making plans for the last night of the year.

December 6, 2017

Don Mills and Lawrence Apartments: The Donway Properties


Compten Management is pleased to announce that as of today, The Donway Properties is being added to our portfolio of 3rd party managed properties in the Toronto area.  The Donway Properties are comprised of four apartment buildings situated near the intersection of Don Mills and Lawrence.  This family oriented neighborhood is conveniently located close to shops, entertainment and transportation – including the TTC and the DVP as well as multiple public and private schools.  Not to mention, York Universities Glendon Campus is only a short distance away.

November 7, 2017

Don't Miss the Santa Claus Parade in Downtown Toronto!

Santa Claus is coming to Toronto! If you want the scoop on the longest running Santa Claus parade in the world, Compten Management Inc. has all the info you need

October 13, 2017

The Best Pumpkin Patches Near You!

Visiting a pumpkin patch in October is a great way to spend an autumn day. It's also the perfect place to find your family's pumpkin, authentic fall decorations, and fresh produce. If you're not sure which pumpkin patch to visit this year, Compten Management Inc. has a list of the...
September 4, 2017

Make Learning Fun - Educational Places to Visit in Toronto

When your kids are having fun, learning comes easy! Here in Toronto there are many attractions to visit that make learning fun and exciting.

August 9, 2017

Experience Taste of the Danforth!

Come celebrate the 24th anniversary of the largest street festival in Canada: Taste of the Danforth! Compten Management Inc. is here to help you plan your trip with all the information you need!

July 18, 2017

Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday in Toronto & Mississauga!

This year is Canada's 150th birthday! Celebrate by learning more about our great country at some of the best historical sites close to home.

June 20, 2017

Best Local Markets in Mississauga

Mississauga residents: Have you found your 'go-to' butcher or farmers market yet? It's barbeque season! When you grill, it always tastes better when you use quality meat and fresh vegetables.

May 16, 2017

Discover Etobicoke

Are you new to Etobicoke, or considering making the move? This city may be small, but Etobicoke has lots to discover! If you are looking for the best shopping, dining, and entertainment, Compten Management Inc. can help!

April 5, 2017

Neighbourhood Focus: Yonge & Eglinton

Yonge & Eglinton has something for everyone through great shopping, unique entertainment, recreational opportunities, and some of the best restaurants in the city. If you are new to Yonge & Eglinton or are considering making the move to this attractive neighbourhood, Compten Management Inc. has all the information you might need.

March 17, 2017

Missed out on Winterlicious?

Top restaurants throughout the City of Toronto offer limited menus with fixed prices during Winterlicious each February.   This year, nearly 220 of Toronto's best restaurants participated in the annual event. If you couldn't get a table for this delicious experience, it's not...
February 27, 2017

Discover Mississauga

The best way to newly discover or re-discover your neighbourhood is to be a tourist for a day! Whether you plan to spend all day out or wish to break your adventure up over a couple of days, Compten Management Inc. can help you find and visit all the hot spots in Mississauga. Start...
January 20, 2017

Tips to Help you Achieve Your New Years Resolutions!

We're almost one full month into 2017,  which means many of us have some big resolutions to live up to. Compten Management Inc. wants to help you achieve your goals, so we've put together a list of the top 3 most common resolutions and tips to achieve your goals!   Eat...
December 14, 2016

New to Big City Living? Here's what to expect.

If you've never lived in a major city before, it can take some getting used to. Not sure what to expect?  Let Compten Management shed some light on the perks, benefits, and uniqueness the city of Toronto has to offer.   There is always something to do! You'll have...
November 21, 2016

Prepping Your Apartment for the Winter

Winter is coming... It's time to prep your rental apartment for the cold weather. Compten Management has a few simple ideas that will help keep your apartment cozy and warm this Winter season.   Check for drafts Cold air can sneak into your apartment through windows, doors,...
October 13, 2016

Trick or Treat! Are your Halloween snacks ready to eat?

October is here which means Halloween is right around the corner! If you're having a party or want to send your kids into school with some spooky treats, Compten Management Inc. has a few ghoulish ideas that are sure to be a hit.   Simple, Peanut free snacks for the...
September 12, 2016

Easy Back-to-School Dinners

September is a busy month for parents. The laid back days of summer are replaced with hectic schedules and stressed parents trying to juggle homework, after school activities, and family time. Don't let the fear of the home cooked meal, stop you from cooking. Embrace dinner time as an...
August 23, 2016

Get to Know Your Neighbours!

Introducing yourself to the neighbours may not be at the top of your to-do list, however, it does come with some pretty great benefits. Connecting with your neighbours is a good way to promote a friendly and safe community within your building. Having a friend next door is a comforting...
July 21, 2016

5 Reasons to Visit Local Farmers Markets

Do you shop at a farmers market? If not, Compten Management Inc. has 5 reasons why you should!   1. The taste! Take your pick of fresh veggies, fruits, meats, and eggs- all freshly picked or packed the morning of or the day before the market. Foods are typically free of...
June 21, 2016

GTA Summer Adventures with Adrenaline!

Looking for a little extra excitement this summer? Want to face your fears or enjoy the rush of adrenaline? The GTA offers lots of options for high-octane activities and we encourage you to try these ones out!   CN Tower EdgeWalk Are you looking to push your personal limits? Head...
May 27, 2016

Celebrate Father's Day

The time has come to start thinking of Dad and celebrating all he does for you and your family. Here at Compten Management, we've created a short list of great gift ideas for Dad.   Homemade gifts always tug at the heart strings. Here are a few of our...
April 20, 2016

Celebrate Earth Day with Compten Management!

Earth Day is a chance for everyone to join in and help reduce waste. Families can work together to create earth-friendly goals, spend more time outdoors, or create objects from recycled materials.   Try some of these ideas at home: Buy second-hand: Teach your children that...
March 15, 2016

Add Colour to your Apartment without Painting!

Living in an apartment, neutral coloured walls are more often the rule than the exception. But, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a colourful apartment!   We at Compten Management Inc, want our residents to feel comfortable expressing their own style. So, we've put together a...
February 19, 2016

Eliminate apartment odours with these all-natural tips!

It can happen so easily- leaving the popcorn in the microwave too long, forgetting to take out the stinky trash, or cooking a fragrant meal and forgetting to turn the fan on.   Whatever the cause, you are left with a potent and persistent smell!   It's difficult when...
January 20, 2016

Connect with us like never before- with myCOMPTEN!

Compten Management is pleased to announce our new online communication portal: myCOMPTEN.   We understand that times have changed. Technology has become integrated into our lives in almost every way imaginable and we want to make sure that Compten Management services are easily...