For non-stop networkers
Creatives, suits, start-ups – you name it and they're working at this international co-working company, which now boasts six locations in Canada (in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver). Among the many perks? Weekly networking events, free beer and water, and charming décor. (There's even a Drake homage at the Richmond location in Toronto.)
For people who want to change the world
Hive, located in downtown Vancouver, is good-Samaritan ground zero. It boasts 200 members, from non-profit heads to leaders of organic urban farm co-ops.
For Canada’s next top chefs
Step 1. Rent out space in Winnipeg’s Kitchen Sync, a licensed commercial kitchen. Step 2. Finally realize your dream of turning your nana’s secret chocolate-chip-cookie recipe into the next Milk Bar Crack Pie.
For exhausted parents
If the thought of listening to your toddler watch Frozen for the 2,000th time while you try to read sales spreadsheets evokes an immediate ugly cry, try The Bridge in Calgary. It’s one of a growing number of co-working spaces that incorporate daycare.
For Lorelai Gilmore types
Does your creative flow correlate with caffeine consumed? Hit up Crew Collective & Café, housed in a restored bank in Montreal’s Old Port. You can pre-order sustenance (from espresso to a pistachio blondie with coconut ) and have it delivered to your seat.
For the next Frank Gehry
Fold, located in Toronto’s Junction area, welcomes people from all creative fields but caters to architects and interior designers. It has a design resource library and hosts regular industry symposia.
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