6 Feb 2013

Toronto housing improved in January

The Toronto Real Estate Board recently announced some exciting news for homeowners in the community. The organization’s announcement revealed that home sales were down 1.3 percent in Toronto last month, which means the city did much better than Vancouver, which saw a 3.8 percent home price spike.Some homeowners have chosen…

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5 Feb 2013

Small- to medium-sized business owners throughout Canada have something to smile about this year, according to The Canadian Press. The source referenced a new business barometer index released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business,…

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4 Feb 2013

The United Way of Toronto, a charity working to advance the common good and create opportunities for a better life for community members, recently raised over $116 million through a citywide  fundraiser. According to the…

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1 Feb 2013

The owner of one of North America’s most well-known animals of 2012 is waiting to hear the result of a lawsuit she filed toward the end of the year. According to the Toronto Sun, the…

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31 Jan 2013

Over the past decade, the Toronto self-storage market has grown at a steady pace. According to Inside Self Storage, some investors and operators throughout Canada are currently facing a number of challenges, including site selection, rising…

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31 Jan 2013

After a blaze struck a building in North Ontario, a fire marshal is investigating the situation. According to the Toronto Star, the building that burned down in the fire is the renowned bagel restaurant Haymishe…

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31 Jan 2013

On January 20, Toronto firefighters attempted to stop a fire that broke out at a strip plaza on Eglinton Avenue East near Danforth Road. According to the Toronto Star, hours prior to that blaze, another one…

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31 Jan 2013

After a seemingly warmer past few months, Toronto’s been hit with severe weather warnings that may keep some residents inside. According to CBC News, the city’s temperature dropped significantly from a high of 14 C…

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31 Jan 2013

While Canada is recognized as one of the top hockey nations in the world, Toronto residents might not like to hear that their chances of a second NHL team in the city is unlikely for…

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31 Jan 2013

One of Canada’s largest self storage companies recently agreed to purchase a facility in London, Ontario, Canada, for $2.6 million in cash. According to Inside Self Storage, the 50,000-square-foot space will enable consumers to place…

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29 Jan 2013

A 35,000-square-foot storage unit recently opened in Kingston, Ontario. The company that opened up the facility chose the space because of the growing number of college-aged residents moving to the community as well as the large concentration of…

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28 Jan 2013

In 1932, Toronto native Donald Munro, invented something that would change the way games are viewed for the rest of time. Unable to purchase gifts for his children during the holidays, Munro decided to build…

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25 Jan 2013

Toronto residents will be happy to hear a new storage space recently opened up near the city. The 800-unit facility is located about 14 miles outside of Toronto and is near the intersection of Dundas…

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24 Jan 2013

One of the most beloved Disney classics will be making its way to Toronto’s Broadway scene this November. The highly anticipated performance will join the city’s history following some of the corporation’s many hits including the Lion King and Beauty and the Beast, however, Aladdin will be the first Disney Broadway to be shown at the Mirvish.Many people have a collection of Disney movies and memorabilia, however, they might not have enough room to store all their VHS tapes or DVDs in their house. In this case, purchasing a Toronto self storage unit to keep the items would be a great idea.Earlier this month, The New York Times announced Aladdin will be replacing the long-running Mary Poppins in theaters across North…

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23 Jan 2013

Toronto residents who’ve enjoyed the warmer winter will be sad to hear there is currently an extreme cold weather alert issued on the city. According to CBC News, the city is expected to go through a deep freeze within the next few days, with temperatures as low as below 20 degrees Celsius by January 23.If anyone has their sweaters stored in a self storage space, it might be a good idea to get some of them out of there. Having a Toronto self storage space is an excellent choice for people in the city, especially because the weather changes frequently and winter clothing such as sweaters take up a lot of space.To avoid the chances of death of homeless individuals…

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22 Jan 2013

The renowned musical Les Miserables will be returning to Toronto this September. The musical has made headlines within the past few months after it garnered attention for becoming one of the highest grossing movies of 2012-13. The Academy Award-nominated film won three Golden Globe awards on January 13.For movie and musical fanatics, it might be hard to find space to store Playbills of the movies in a home. For Toronto residents looking to make more space in their house for other items, they can purchase a self storage space.The movie’s soundtrack topped the Billboard music chart the first week of January. According to Reuters, 92,000 albums were sold within the first week.According to the Toronto Star, this year’s cast will…

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21 Jan 2013

A Toronto-based cancer research facility recently received the largest donation in Canada’s history. According to the Toronto Star, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre was given a $50 million donation from breast cancer survivor Emmanuelle Gattuso and husband Allan Slaight. Dr. Benjamin Neel, director of research at the center​, said the money will help build cancer research teams from experts across the globe.While most people store their extra money in banks, others might spend their extra funds on items for their home. However, not everyone has room to keep all of their items in their home. In this case, it is a smart idea to purchase a Toronto storage unit.The cancer program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is the largest…

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18 Jan 2013

Police are searching for a witnesses after arriving to the scene of an accident. The man who struck a Toronto police officer with his vehicle remained at the scene as he attempted to aid the officer, however, they are asking for people to come forward if theywatched the incident take place.While it isn’t likely anyone was able to snap a photograph while the accident occurred, those types of evidence are always the most sought after. For individuals who are photography enthusiasts and find it harder each day to store all the photos they take on a daily basis, they can rent a Toronto storage unit to take care of the problem.As a result of the crash, the officer suffered broken…

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17 Jan 2013

One of the Toronto Zoo’s most beloved animals, the 15-month-old polar bear Hudson, will soon be leaving its birthplace. According to the Toronto Star, the young cub will soon make the Assiniboine Park Zoo his new home. The new zoo, located in Winnipeg, recently completed its International Polar Bear Conservation Centre, which is why the cub will be relocating. Animal lovers throughout Toronto who used to collect Zoo Books might not have enough space to keep them in their homes, but don’t want to throw them away. In order to avoid tossing them, they can rent a Toronto storage space to store their classic publications. Hudson will be the first polar bear to live in the new conservatory, however, researchers…

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