Media Roundup: February

Spring has sprung and On Q Communications is celebrating with your monthly dose of our popular Media Round Up series. It was a busy month for our clients: gigs on provincial-wide morning shows, features in the biggest daily newspapers in Canada and profiles in magazines with readers spanning North America’s biggest metropolitan areas—you know, the usual.

So, sit back and enjoy the ride as we take you through another exciting month at On Q.

BC Parent: Professional Organizers in Canada

Feb 1, 2017

The month for breaking up with your electronics was February. BC Parent had key tips from Professional Organizers in Canada (POC) on how Canadians can take their homes from wired to unplugged and unbothered. By scheduling “off times” and keeping your pluggables out of the bedroom, POC will make for a happier home. BC Parent has been Lower Mainland’s most trusted parenting magazine for over 25 years.

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Village Living: CycleBar Leaside

Feb 1, 2017

The indoor cycling phenomenon that has taken North America by storm was front and centre in Village Living as they profiled the Canadian debut in Leaside. CycleBar Leaside is more than a workout; it’s a wellness studio that combines physical activity with an overall social experience. Don’t believe us? Follow the link to hear it from the man behind the franchise himself. Village Living reaches Midtown Toronto’s most affluent neighbourhoods with a magazine circulation of 35,000 readers.

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Breakfast Television Calgary: Professional Organizers in Canada

Feb 3, 2017

If you’re anything like us,  you’re struggling to find that magical balance with your electronics. Luckily, Georgina Forrest from Professional Organizers in Canada was on Breakfast Television Calgary to share tips on how you can organize your electronics for a happier and healthier home. Can’t find your chargers? Create a designated charging station with all your adaptors and cords neatly organized in one convenient spot. Stop arguing with the kids about how much time they spend with their electronics. Create a reward system where they earn screen time with chores and homework. Technology isn’t going anywhere, so teach them how to have a positive relationship with those screens. For more organizing tips, catch the full segment.

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Toronto Star: Tonica KombuchaTonica- TStar (1)

Feb 4, 2017

Tonica Kombucha made a huge splash in the Toronto Star, Canada’s largest daily newspaper with the country’s largest readership. Tonica received a half page spread which detailed its use as a natural, healthier mixer for all your cocktail party needs. Mix a Tonica Bloody Mary or a Tonica Mule, add some lime juice for a bit of zest and you’re set! For more tasty cocktail alternatives, check out the story on page E4 of the Life section.

CSGACanadian Sporting Goods Association: CycleBar Leaside

Feb 10, 2017

We weren’t the only ones raving about CycleBar Leaside in February. Canadian Sporting Goods Association (CSGA) couldn’t get enough of this premium cycling studio and detailed its debut into Canada with an in depth feature. The CSGA focused on what truly separates CycleBar Leaside from other spin studios: a state of the art CycleTheatre, dedicated CycleStars, a commitment to CycleGiving and more. The CSGA is Canada’s hub for everything sports and business related.

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We R Addicted: Healthy Crunch

Feb 15, 2017

The Healthy Crunch Company would be nothing without its kale queen Julie Bednarski. We R Addicted sat down with Julie as she told the inspiring tale of her journey to healthy eating, the ups and downs of starting her own company and shared some advice for would-be entrepreneurs along the way. You won’t want to miss what this trailblazer had to say. We R Addicted  is the go-to for all your lifestyle and entertainment news from Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, New York and Los Angeles.

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City Refinery: Tonica Kombucha

Feb 16, 2017

City Refinery was no stranger to Tonica Kombucha. The lifestyle blog had a Q&A with founder Zoey Shamai and found out some surprising insights about the #girlboss. Dying to know where this business woman hangs out when she isn’t brewing or what her guilty pleasures are? You’ll have to read to find out!

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680 News with Mike Eppel: Healthy Crunch  

Feb 22, 2017

February was the month of love for kale and outlets just couldn’t get enough of our own Julie Bednarski. The Healthy Crunch Company founder was on 680 News with Mike Eppel discussing her rise in the health food industry and what’s next for the health kale chips mogul and her budding Healthy Living Kitchen.

Toronto Sun: Tonica Kombucha

Feb 22, 2017

Tonica- TStar (1)February proved to be a golden month for Zoey Shamai, founder of Tonica Kombucha. Toronto Sun spotlighted this super health drink in an article dedicated to some of the best health foods, drinks and places in the 6ix. Full of natural probiotics, enzymes and an addictive taste, Tonica is the perfect digestive boost and thirst quencher.

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Best Health Magazine: Healthy Crunch

Feb 27, 2017

Registered Dietician and founder of The Healthy Crunch Company Julie Bednarski opened up to Best Health Magazine about some personal demons and how she turned a new (kale) leaf on life. You won’t be able to put down this riveting piece on life and business.

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She Does The City
: Tonica Kombucha

Feb 28, 2017

There is no stopping Zoey Shamai, founder and creator of Tonica Kombucha. She Does The City profiled this womanpreneur from a typical day in the life to what it was like auditioning for CBC’s juggernaut Dragons’ Den. Zoey even shared some tips for all the future women entrepreneurs out there. Find out more about this business powerhouse from the link below.

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