29 Mar 2013

Four men arrested in Toronto theft ring

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 Asim Ali, 52-year-old Gulnaz Naz and 60-year-old Tahir Qureshi. Each of the men has been charged…

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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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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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26 Mar 2013

Each year, fashion-forward individuals join together for Fashion Week, an event that takes place in various cities throughout the globe. According to The Canadian Press, Toronto's World MasterCard Fashion Week recently concluded and featured a number of…

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20 Mar 2013

A number of business groups are encouraging the younger generation to consider looking into skills trade jobs, especially because a number of the older workers are beginning to retire. According to the Toronto Star, Jay…

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20 Mar 2013

Clothing designers are flocking to Toronto for the World MasterCard Fashion Week, which runs in David Pecaut Square through March 22.For those running out of closet space after discovering new designers at fashion week, storing apparel in…

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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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