Category: Addicted Inspirations

Help us help the homeless in Toronto this winter

We’ve had our home on Queen West in Toronto for the almost nine years we’ve been going, and until COVID hit, we haven’t seen this amount of people living on the streets ever, and it’s genuinely unsettling. Now it’s one…

The Cannabis CEO with a heart of gold: meet Melissa Rolston

It’s not often that friction on Twitter leads to friendship in real life, but that’s exactly how I connected with the subject of this latest interview.  Meet Melissa Rolston, founder and CEO of JADA, a skincare company combining cannabis with self…

International Day of the Girl Child

I am many times blessed to have some of the most amazing women in my life. From my strong yet sensitive mother to my brilliant doctor sister, and my inspiring best friend and co-creator of ADDICTED. I have examples all…

Get inspired by Pablo Listingart, Founder of ComIT

For many newcomers to Canada, finding a job can be a real struggle.  Unemployment and underemployment can be the unfortunate reality for many recent immigrants, no matter what their qualifications or experience from their country of origin may be. *photos…

A Bartender with a heart of gold: meet Chantelle Gabino

While bartenders definitely provide a public service, after a fashion, it’s not always a profession that’s associated with giving back to the community.  That is unless you’ve met Chantelle Gabino *photos from @chantigabino on Instagram Chantelle is a food and beverage…

SWTCH is changing the way we charge…our cars that is

In my mission to switch from a gas vehicle to an electric or hybrid car, I’ve also begun researching potential charging solutions for my home.  Living in a condo in downtown Toronto makes it a bit more challenging to find…