What we do

Living Local is putting the focus back on community. In a world of chains and brand names, Living Local highlights local events, unique businesses, and stunning locations right here in Southern Ontario. From a maple syrup farm in Niagara, to axe throwing in Burlington, Living Local wants to show viewers all there is to do in the communities around them. Living Local lets the community tell the story.

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Instead of a reporter giving information through voice-overs, viewers hear from owners and staff to learn all about these places. To keep things authentic, every story features tons of first-hand, and often hilarious, interviews from patrons and event-goers. In the age of smart phones and streaming, Living Local is here to show viewers exciting events and activities they can check out, and give them a desire to get out and see what’s going on in their own communities.



Living Local visits CJ's SKATEPARK, Canada's largest indoor, not for profit, air conditioned skateboard park.

Reptilia Zoo

Living Local gets up close and personal with some of the world's most amazing creatures!


Living Local visits CJ's SKATEPARK, Canada's largest indoor, not for profit, air conditioned skateboard park.

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit

Living Local experiences the art of Vincent van Gogh in an entirely new way.

Two Smiths

Living Local learns the art of blacksmithing at Two Smiths in Kitchener!

Mattamy National Cycling Centre

Living Local rides the steep banking of the Mattamy National Cycling Centre!

The Maker Bean Cafe

Living Local enjoys a latte and some 3D printing at The Maker Bean Cafe in Toronto!

Mission Possible Escape Rooms

Living Local tries to escape, while also having a blast at Mission Possible Escape Rooms!

Harmony Meadows Alpaca

Living Local gets an overload of cuteness at Harmony Meadows Alpaca in Belwood!

Aerosports Trampoline Park

Living Local jumps around at Aerosports Trampoline Park in Oakville!

Blown Away Glass Studio

Living Local learns how to blow glass at Blown Away Glass Studio in Elora, ON

Hanes Corn Maze

Living Local takes on the MASSIVE Hanes Corn Maze and then enjoys the savory treats of the Tiny Shop Bakery!

Stackt Market

Living Local visits stackt market to talk to the creator and the vendors that call this incredible place home.

CN Tower

Living Local spent an entire day exploring all that the CN Tower has to offer! Check out this in depth feature on the CN Tower, including EdgeWalk and the 360 Restaurant.

Harbourfront Canoe & Kayak Centre

Living Local went for a paddle around Toronto harbour and Centre Island with Harbourfront Canoe & Kayak Centre

ifly TOTO

Living Local goes on a private flight with iFly TOTO to see Toronto and Niagara from a whole new perspective!

Blue Mountain

Living Local explores beautiful Blue Mountain!

CIBC Run For The Cure

Living Local takes an in-depth look at the Canadian Cancer Society's 2020 CIBC Run For the Cure.

Skydive Toronto

Living Local jumps out of a plane with Skydive Toronto!

Season 2 Recap

Living Local takes you back to all the incredible places and stories from season 2!

Rail Yard Wake Park

Living Local went wakeboarding at the Rail Yard Wake Park in Mount Albert.

Tasty Tours

Living Local eats their way around Kensington Market with Tasty Tours Toronto.

uFly Simulator

Living Local learns how to fly a plane at uFly Simulator in Mississauga.

White Rabbit Cafe

Living Local enjoys some delicious coffee at the White Rabbit Caffe in Toronto.

The Ranch

Living Local goes for a trail ride at The Ranch.

Chocolate Tales

Living Local checks back in with Chocolate Tales and tries out an online truffle making class!

Toronto Businesses during COVID-19

Living Local host, Christina Laurice, takes you to some of her favourite local spots to show how you can still support local businesses during COVID-19.

852 Curbside Collective

Living Local chats with Jane and Emily from 852 Curbside Collective, to hear about how 10 Toronto businesses have joined forces to make a difference!

Quarantine Recipes

Living Local shows you 3 recipes you can try out to make your time at home a little more tasty!

Virtual Paint Party

Living Local joins a virtual Paint Party with The Studio Paint Bar!

DIY Face Masks

Living Local shows you how to make 3 versions of a simple DIY face mask!

Quarantine Challenges

Living Local host Christina Laurice takes on some viral quarantine challenges!

Hey Meisha! Collab

Living Local talks to former host Meisha Watson and one of the cast of her show "Hey Meisha!", Keaton, about how kids are dealing with COVID-19!

TV Host Vlog

Living Local host, Christina Laurice, takes you along for a day in the life of a TV Host during COVID-19!

Party Princesses

Living Local host, Christina Laurice, joined Party Princesses to have a princess party with some young fans, and learn more about this awesome company!

Surf The Greats COVID-19 Update

Living Local joins a Surf The Greats yoga class and talks to owner Antonio, about how they are adapting to continue serving their surfing community during COVID-19.

541 Eatery & Exchange COVID-19 Update

Living Local stopped by 541 Eatery & Exchange in Hamilton to see how they have changed their business to continue providing meals to people in need during COVID-19.

Fluid Young Adults Gathering

Living Local goes to the Fluid Young Adults Gathering to see over 1000 young adults come together to learn, grow, and worship!

Dog Guides

Living Local visits Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides to see their amazing pups training to impact people's lives.

Habitat For Humanity

Living Local learns how Habitat for Humanity is helping the community through their ReVive Centre and current builds.

Kelly's Bake Shoppe

Living Local indulges its sweet tooth at Kelly's Bake Shoppe, who keep things gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, vegan, peanut-free... and DELICIOUS.

Hamilton Kids Fest

Living Local spent the day bouncing around at Hamilton Kids-Fest in Ancaster.

24H Blue Mountain

Living Local hit the slopes of Blue Mountain to raise money for the Special Olympics and the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Foundation

French Maracon Class

Living Local learns the art of making French Macarons with Chocolate Tales.


Living Local busted a gut with some CLEAN comedy at The DATENIGHT Tour stop in St. Catherines

Poop and Unicorn Cafe

Living local experiences a very interesting eating experience in some of the most unique cafes in Downtown Toronto.

Urban Hope

Homelessness is something so many people in Canada face, so Living Local visits Urban Hope and sees just how big of an impact they are making!

St.Jacob's Farmers Market

Living Local explores one of the largest indoor markets in all of Ontario with over 200 vendors!

Skating At Toronto's Harbourfront

Living Local goes to the Harbourfront Centre to skate the night away!

Hub Rock Climbing

Living Local tackles some of the largest rock climbing walls in Canada!

Haliburton Dog Sledding

Living Local braves the cold to go dog sledding with the Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Preserve!

Dawson's Hot Sauce

Living Local spices things up with Dawson's Hot Sauce in Hamilton.

5n2 Kitchens

Living Local joins 5n2 Kitchens to see how they are impacting the less fortunate of Scarborough.

City of Burlington

Burlington Mayor, Marianne Meed Ward, joins Living Local to tell us why Burlington was ranked as Canada's #1 community!

Party 4 Paws

Living Local learns about "Adopt Don't Shop" at Party 4 Paws in Toronto.

Cricket Simulator

Living Local takes a swing at North America's only indoor Cricket Simulator (Mississauga).

Canal Days

Living Local heads to Port Colborne's massive annual festival, Canal Days.

Surf The Greats

Living Local learns how to catch a wave with Surf The Greats!

Hamilton Indoor Go Karts

Living Local puts the pedal to the metal at Hamilton Indoor Go Karts!

Hamilton Cardinals

Living Local has a ball with the Hamilton Cardinals. And Meisha throws out the first pitch!

Wet'n'Wild Toronto

Living Local spends an entire day cooling off at Wet'n'Wild Toronto!

Treetop Trekking

Living Local steps out on a ledge at Treetop Trekking.

Gutsy Walk

Living Local has a spring in its step as they join Gutsy Walk 2019.

Flat Track Canada

Living Local tries flat track dirt biking at Flat Track Canada.

Goat Yoga

Living Local tries out some goat yoga with Fox Den Yoga in Niagara-on-the-Lake.


Living Local visits CityKidz to see how they are changing the lives of 1500 kids through their weekly programs and red buses.

Sew Hungry 2019

Living Local visits Ottawa St in Hamilton to go taste-testing at Sew Hungry 2019.

Bubble Force

Living Local meets up with Bubble Force in Burlington, ON to play some bubble soccer and archery tag!

Sugar Bush Trek

Living Local visits White Meadows Farms in St. Catherines, ON to learn how real maple syrup is made, and to do some taste testing of course!

Mancala Monk Board Game Cafe

Living Local visits the Mancala Monk Board Game Cafe in Hamilton, ON to play some games and eat some tasty treats!

Bug Feast!

Living Local visits the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory in Cambridge, ON to eat some bugs!

Bad Axe Throwing

Living Local visits Bad Axe Throwing locations in Waterloo and Burlington to try urban axe throwing!

541 Eatery & Exchange

Living Local visits 541 Eatery & Exchange in Hamilton, ON to see how they're helping feed the city's residents who are in need!

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