29 Mar 2013

Parking tickets canceled more often in Toronto

New reports surfaced that suggest about one-quarter of parking tickets issued in Toronto never make it to court. According to the Toronto Star, the number of canceled parking tickets has increased about 5.5 percent within the past year. Some experts believe it might be due to the fact that the…

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28 Mar 2013

A recent announcement by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions revealed that the Bank of Montreal, Bank of Nova Scotia, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, National Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto-Dominion…

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26 Mar 2013

The age of the internet has brought about some concerns for postal services throughout North America as well as some significant monetary losses. According to Maclean's, the Canada Post has been on the decline as…

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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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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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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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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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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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15 Feb 2013

Toronto businesses have been deciding where they will be taking their business trips within the next few months. While some prefer lavish getaways such as trips to Monte Carlo, other businesses stick close to home,…

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14 Feb 2013

Over the next few months, Toronto is expected to outshine the rest of Western Canada, as its economy is expected to improve. According to the Toronto Star, experts don’t predict it will increase significantly, however, CAW…

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12 Feb 2013

After encountering some issues over the past few years, the Toronto stock market recently looked as though it is heading toward improvement. Despite the faltering employment and housing starts that were reported last week, economists…

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11 Feb 2013

Over the past decade, the amount of women-owned businesses throughout Canada has only increased by 5 percent. According to the Toronto Star, some people think that it might be due to the fact that there…

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31 Oct 2012

After hearing explosions in a Toronto building, a three alarm fire eventually broke out and destroyed a commercial building on Queen street on October 30. The building contains a few apartment units and Roots store.Individuals in the Greater Toronto area should look into document storage in the area, as facilities are available to house sensitive documents and keep them safe from incidents like this one.Toronto fire Captain David Eckerman told the Toronto Star that although the fire might have been fueled by the high winds Superstorm Sandy sweeping through North America, it was ruled out as the primary cause to the fire.“There might be some electrical problem that was made worse by the weather but you can’t blame it just…

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28 Aug 2012

Natural disasters can devastate a business in a matter of seconds, and it is up to small business owners to get the necessary protection to make sure their firm doesn't go under water, reported the Vancouver Sun.Insurance policies help business owners protect against severe weather, but having a document storage locker is also important because it can keep critical files safe when dealing with difficult weather conditions that can cause a firm to change locations.When purchasing insurance policies, small business owners must be sure to get the necessary protection against weather in their particular region. Without certain protections, small business owners can be held hostage financially as a result of a storm."I'm insured a lot differently now because if anything…

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27 Aug 2012

Individuals who are having difficulties with their finances and who have decided against using an accountant or financial planner to manage their money will often find it difficult to stay on top of their books while also taking care of their family, working full time and living their daily lives.A recent article for MoneySense provided some strategies people in financial trouble can use to clean up their money management. The large amount of financial paperwork people have can take days to sort through. For Toronto residents, filing old paperwork away can be made easier by looking into inexpensive storage in Toronto. Here are a few other things people can do to better manage their money.•Sort paid and unpaid bills: Many…

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15 Aug 2012

Many business executives in Toronto are tired of the corporate grind and want to go off on their own. The entrepreneurial spirit is a noble one, but these brave aspiring business owners need to be sure they can support their own business. One of the first things they should do is research storage in Toronto for business files and excess inventory. Here are some other steps new entrepreneurs should take when starting out, according to The Globe and Mail.Social media use is important for entrepreneurs who may have a tight marketing budget. However, entrepreneurs must have a purpose with every post on their Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn pages. Meaningless posts can show potential clients that entrepreneurs aren't serious about their…

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