5 Mar 2013

Toronto housing market takes larger hit than expected

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 a slight disappointment compared to last year's number, which was 6,809, the Globe and Mail…

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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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20 Feb 2013

A new report conducted by Toronto-Dominion Bank revealed a lot of business owners throughout Toronto are currently satisfied with where they are in their position, and about 32 percent of them plan to hire at least one new…

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19 Feb 2013

More Toronto residents are going to begin looking at homes within the next few months, according to the Toronto Star. While there is no way to predict what the final outcome will be, the source…

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18 Feb 2013

Toronto businesses such as barber shops and tattoo parlors might be closing their doors unexpectedly if they don’t follow new licensing rules, according to the Toronto Star. Stu Kay, owner of the Lower East Side and…

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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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13 Feb 2013

Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney recently voiced his opinion of the lack of investments that have been brought forth by Canadian businesses. According to the Toronto Star, Carney is mainly upset with the fact…

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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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8 Feb 2013

It’s been a while since North American consumers have put their trust into the housing market. However, the Toronto Star reported that first time buyers are slowly starting to come back, which is good news for…

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7 Feb 2013

Canadian real estate analyst Ben Rabidoux will be hosting an event on February 21 that will answer questions some residents may have regarding the current housing market. According to the event’s website, some of the…

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