2 Apr 2013

Canadian union in opposition to construction of local casino

Tim Maguire, the president of CUPE Local 79, the union representing the City of Toronto's employees, recently asked the City not to not to support a casino in the City. Maguire said Toronto is already struggling "under a social infrastructure deficit," which is why he thinks the casino would increase poverty…

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1 Apr 2013

Over the past few months, many Toronto residents have been wondering whether or not the booming condo industry will benefit the economy. According to Toronto Star contributor Christopher Hume, the condos have transformed Toronto from…

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29 Mar 2013

Toronto resident Michael Takasaki has taken his frustrations of the city's public transportation system to the internet. According to the Toronto Star, Takasaki recently started a Tumblr blog that criticizes who he thinks are inconsiderate people on…

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29 Mar 2013

A surgery for Toronto councillor Giorgio Mammoliti was scheduled recently after he was rushed to the hospital. According to the Toronto Star, it hasn't been announced what type of surgery is needed, but officials did announce…

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29 Mar 2013

After Canadian officials announced they wanted to withdraw from the United Nation convention that is fighting against the spread of droughts, some officials believe Prime Minister Stephen Harper will regret his decision down the line. According to the…

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29 Mar 2013

Over the past few years, a lot of first-time homebuyers throughout the world have been waiting for the perfect opportunity to purchase a home. However, according to the Toronto Star, there have been concerns with…

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29 Mar 2013

Four people were recently charged in a Toronto clothing fraud ring. According to The Canadian Press, the individuals were nabbed by police following an investigation that started last February. They were able to catch 25-year-old Amair Ali, 26-year-old…

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29 Mar 2013

Jennifer Bain, the food editor for the Toronto Star, recently published a cookbook. Bain's brainchild, Toronto Star Cookbook: More Than 150 Diverse and Delicious Recipes Celebrating Ontario, was created after she decided she wanted to turn her…

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29 Mar 2013

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…

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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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28 Mar 2013

For the past two decades, Canadian officials have been hoping to be able to study giant pandas in at least one of its zoos. According to the National Post, on March 25, residents and government…

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28 Mar 2013

In an attempt to determine the best cocktail in Canada, groups of mixologists joined together for Made With Love, a mixology event in the Gooderham & Worts building in Toronto's Distillery District. According to the Toronto…

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28 Mar 2013

Forty people recently had to evacuate a Toronto apartment complex after a fire ravaged the interior. According to the Toronto Star, Toronto fire's Rapid Intervention Team was called to the five-story building on March 20. There…

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27 Mar 2013

Over the past few years, there have been a number of new condominium complexes popping up throughout Toronto. However, some individuals are asking an important question of whether or not the buildings are being constructed with the…

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27 Mar 2013

Officials for the Hudson's Bay company recently signed a licensing contract with New York's Kleinfeld Bridal that will give the store rights to open a store in Canada. According to the Toronto Star, Mary Turner, vice president…

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27 Mar 2013

Karen Bliss, one of the Canadian correspondents for Billboard, recently won the Music Journalist/Blogger of the Year award. The Toronto-based writer received the prestigious honor at the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards, which were…

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27 Mar 2013

A leading financial communications firm from California has opened a new office in Toronto.Liolios Group Inc., headquartered in Newport Beach, California, looks to build on its global presence and serve an expanding list of Canadian clients…

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27 Mar 2013

The 2013 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco revealed the Ontario Technology Corridor as a thriving place for the video game industry.Ontario is Canada's top gaming market in terms of overall industry momentum and company…

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27 Mar 2013

Homebuyers searching for a steal on the market should look at the homes awarded each year from the Princess Margaret Lottery.Last year's grand prize, a 7,000-square-foot home valued at $4.3 million awarded in May, is now…

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