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Mother’s Day

While this year we find ourselves unable to celebrate Mother’s Day with our usual traditions like special outings and big family gatherings, Manulife Centre is here to help your make Mother’s Day special all the same. With a little creative thinking you can harness all of the magic of spring to make this Mother’s Day one to remember with help from some of our fantastic retailers. Spring flowers: check, incredible food Mom will love: you bet, and a look at the firsts of the season from fashion to housewares: always.


Something New

Eataly’s La Scuola is hosting a special virtual class event to celebrate Festa Della Mamma that is sure to make for a special memory with Mom. Register for the class taking place May 8th and learn how to prepare tiramisù with an Eataly chef live over Zoom. With registration you’ll receive a kit with everything you need to make your own dish that will serve up to 4 people, plus a bottle of bubbly.

Something Unexpected

Bay Bloor Radio has tons of great options for the Mom who loves gadgets, but we love the idea of giving the gift of Bose Frames Soprano Audio Sunglasses. These innovative sunglasses allow you to subtly listen to music or your favourite podcast while still engaging with the world around you – perfect for the multi-tasking Mom! Perfect for a safe yet motivational run or an afternoon in the garden. Better yet, through May 9th these sunglasses are on sale and include your choice of a bonus pair of lenses to allow for two looks for the price of one!

Something to Anticipate

Every Mom is deserving of a pamper session, but this year more than ever before every Mom’s in need of one. Put together a little at-home pamper kit with some special bits from Shoppers Drug Mart – we’re thinking face masks, fancy lotions, nail polish and, of course, their favourite bath products – and give them the gift of some “me” time. But most importantly, be sure to include a gift card for Haartek Salon as an IOU for an extra special pamper day when salons can reopen, giving your Mom something to look forward to and supporting a local business at the same time.


These are just some of the creative gift ideas and experiences that await you at Manulife Centre. Whether you’re looking thrill the cultured Mom with something unique from Indigo, delight the fashionable Mom with a new ‘fit from Over the Rainbow, or surprise the glam Mom with something special from Maison Birks, you’ll find it here at the corner of Bay and Bloor.


While retail stores remain closed per government regulations, many of our retailers are open for curbside pickup or delivery via their online stores. For more information please visit our Directory


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