18 Sep 2013

TIFF 2013 Round-up

TIFF 2013 Round-up The past two weeks have been chock full of excitement with movie premieres, star sightings, and overall TIFF hoopla!  We’re not sure about you, but we’ve been enjoying every minute of it. The annual Toronto International Film Festival drew to a close this week with its last day of screenings and awards ceremony and to commemorate this year’s 11 days of= excitement, we bring you our 2013 TIFF round-up Top Films If you weren’t invited to the official TIFF awards ceremony brunch at the Intercontinental hotel, here are the winners: 12 Years a Slave – People’s Choice Award for Best Film (runner-up:  Prisoners and Philomena) The Square – Best Documentary Why Don’t You Play in Hell? –Midnight Madness Award When Jews Were Funny – Best Canadian Feature Film Asphalt Watches – Best Canadian First Feature Ida –FIPRESCI Prize for Special Presentations The Amazing Catfish –FIPRESCI Discovery Award Hottest Celebrity Sightings Brad Pitt Hugh Jackman Daniel Radcliffe Keanu…

17 Jun 2013

Leger Marketing, one of Canada`s  largest and most renowned polling organization was retained by the Consumer Choice Organization to research and conduct both consumer & business surveys of about 1,000 persons to determine the best services in Toronto for the category that the service falls into. These prestigious awards cannot be bought, as consumers choose which companies are outstanding in the winners field of service. JIffy Storage is 17 time consecutive winner of Consumer Choice Award For business excellence ins the Self Storage Toronto category, Jiffy Self Storage became a 17 time consecutive winner of this prestigious Consumer Choice Award. Consumer Choice Award organization has been bestowing these awards since its inception in1987. Its main purpose is…

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…

29 Aug 2012

Toronto’s leading Self Storage service provider, Jiffy Self-Storage, is proud to announce that they now offer one of the lowest self-storage pricing in Toronto. As Toronto’s real estate market continues to flourish, home owners are faced with the many burdens of moving. As an industry innovator Jiffy Self-Storage has widened its scope of services to accommodate even more home owners’ needs. Jiffy has just finished building brand new low priced 5ft x 5ft x 3.5ft high  and 5ft x 5ft x 5ft high storage units. Jiffy Self-Storage pricing in Toronto starts at $39.95/month for the 3.5ft high unit and $49.95/month for the 5ft high unit. Also take advantage of this limited time promotion: Pre-pay your first 2 months’ rent and get the third…

10 Mar 2011

At the 2011 Toronto inaugural breakfast of the Consumer Choice Award, Jiffy Self Storage was congratulated for being chosen again by Toronto consumers for its excellence in business.  The event was held on Tuesday, March  11, 2011 at the Westin Prince Hotel, North York, and many of the recipients of the award in various categories were represented there. Unprecedented feat in Toronto Self Storage Consumer Choice Award Toronto breakfast was a big success. Allan Barkin, President of Jiffy Self Storage, a 15 year veteran of the award, made his remarks about the award and the effect it had on Toronto consumers that decided to store at Jiffy Storage Toronto facilities. Principals of the Consumer Choice Award…

9 Jun 2010

This morning, I had the pleasure of chatting with Toronto’s legendary king of self storage, Allan Barkin, president of Jiffy Self Storage. Barkin recently received the Consumer Choice Award for Business Excellence at a televised Global TV presentation at Stage West, in Mississauga, ON. He is only one of small handful of Toronto businesses ever to achieve this honor 14 consecutive times. Donna: Allan, I’m delighted to have the chance to learn more about you and your business. Tell me, how did you first get involved in Self Storage? Allan: I had been watching the self storage industry in Canada for some time and found that self storage service here was lagging years behind the Americans. Being an opportunist and…

28 Mar 2010

Allan Barkin is sharing his considerable storage knowledge and experience at the Doubletree Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel, where he will speak at the launch of the 2010 Consumers’ Choice Awards for Business Excellence program on March 31st, 2010 http://bit.ly/dp92UC. Unprecedented feat in Toronto Self Storage The research firm Léger Marketing has named Jiffy Self Storage a winner of the Consumer Choice Awards for the 14th consecutive year! According to one very satisfied customer, Jiffy Self Storage is “Absolutely excellent, I wouldn’t go anywhere else.” You can see why when you check out the question below. Question: “Does your Toronto storage facilities have mail boxes for personal or business use?” Answer: “You can rent a personal mail…

1 Jun 2009

Mississauga, ON – At a televised ceremony at Stagewest Dinner Theatre, Allan Barkin, President of Jiffy Self-Storage, received the Consumers’ Choice Award for Business Excellence. This award has an illustrious history of over 20 years in Canada. Attending the formal dinner awards ceremony were attendees from Federal, Provincial and Municipal levels of government. Jiffy Self Storage is one of a handful of businesses that have received this award for 13 consecutive years. Barkin said, “We are very proud of this accomplishment that did not come easy.” Canada’s leading research agency, Léger Marketing, on behalf of the Consumers’ Choice Institute, randomly polls consumers to identify top businesses for “excellence in service, business and integrity. Léger Marketing, contacts consumers in top Canadian and American cities, including…

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