19 Mar 2013

Group wants taxes to go toward Toronto transit expansion

The Toronto Region Board of Trade recently proposed four revenue-generating measures to fund the expansion of transit systems, which would help alleviate regional congestion. According to the Globe and Mail, Toronto Region Board of Trade president Carol Wilding said in order to get ahead of their competitors, they need to act.Businesses that are looking into ways…

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19 Mar 2013

The Toronto Region Board of Trade recently proposed four revenue-generating measures to fund the expansion of transit systems, which would help alleviate regional congestion. According to the Globe and Mail, Toronto Region Board of Trade president Carol Wilding said in order…

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19 Mar 2013

On March 19, United States-based retail giant Target will be opening two stores in Toronto. According to Torontoist, the stores will be located at the Centrepoint Mall and East York Town Centre. A third one will open…

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15 Mar 2013

A former used car dealership was recently destroyed due to a four-alarm fire on Ingram Drive near Keele Street and Lawrence Avenue in Toronto on March 15. According to CBC News, 15 fire trucks and 65…

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14 Mar 2013

Social media extraordinaire Gary Vaynerchuk will be making a stop in Toronto on April 26 to address several marketing tactics small business managers should be using to improve their company's brand.According to Tech Vibes, Vaynerchuk's visit…

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13 Mar 2013

There are several reasons a tourist would want to visit Toronto; however, Robert Selwitz has some ideas as to why there might be an uptick in interest to venture to Canada's largest city. In 2011,…

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12 Mar 2013

When Ben Zifkin decided he wanted to work on his online data sharing company Hubba, he opted to relocate from London to his native Toronto over Silicon Valley's technology mecca because he thought it would bring his company…

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11 Mar 2013

Canadian television might be making room for a new time slot for its own version of Storage Wars, one of America's most popular television shows. According to the Toronto Star, Guy O'Sullivan, president of Toronto's…

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8 Mar 2013

The Toronto Star recently announced it will be cutting a total of 55 jobs due to financial woes, according to the Globe and Mail. The country's largest newspaper will be downsizing largely due to the…

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6 Mar 2013

MGM Resorts recently announced it will be building a new casino in Toronto that is estimated to cost the corporation up to $4 billion. According to the Toronto Sun, MGM pitched the idea on March…

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5 Mar 2013

After speculation about whether Toronto's housing market would improve during February, new figures released by the Toronto Real Estate Board suggest that isn't the case. The number of homes sold in February totaled 5,759, which was…

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4 Mar 2013

The Canadian Revenue Agency has been working to encourage individuals to file their taxes electronically within the past few months. According to the Toronto Star, there haven't been many changes made to the forms; however,…

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1 Mar 2013

A survey conducted by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business revealed that its index rose to 66.2, which means small businesses throughout Canada can expect to improve in the coming months. According to The Canadian Press, business…

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28 Feb 2013

In order to raise money from city hall's lobbyists, Toronto's Mayor Tom Ford recently attempted to host a fundraiser. However, it didn't go as planned, which is why he recently sent out letters to the…

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27 Feb 2013

Over the past few months, Canadian business owners have been spending less in order to boost their capital spending. According to the Toronto Sun, a report conducted by Statistics Canada released on February 26 revealed…

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26 Feb 2013

After the Toronto stock market closed on February 26, investors were happy to hear the outcome was more positive than expected. According to the Lethbridge Herald, the Bank of Montreal fell from $1.05 billion or…

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25 Feb 2013

Canadians looking to travel to the United States for shopping trips might have a hard time within the next few months. According to the Toronto Star, a future $85 billion budget cut is expected to…

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22 Feb 2013

Homeowners throughout Toronto will be moving up within the next few months, according to a report by the realty company Re/Max. The Toronto Star reported that after a decade-long housing slump, houses in the $500,000…

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21 Feb 2013

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford recently announced that he will be attracting new businesses to the community and creating 20,000 new jobs during the next few months. According to 680 News, Ford said that the first thing…

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