27 Feb 2013

Canadian business owners spending less

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 that many financial analysts predict there will be more investments made in the private sector…

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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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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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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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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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6 Feb 2013

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…

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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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