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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Toronto building industry hands out awards, welcomes new chair

Toronto building industry hands out awards, welcomes new chair

The Toronto and area building industry honoured two of its own last night at the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) annual Chair’s Dinner. Departing BILD chair Paul Golini presented the BILD Member of the Year award to Cindy Lloyd, Advertising Sales Manager at the Toronto Star and a BILD board member. She was… Continue Reading

Encouraging stories about the battle against hospital superbugs

Encouraging stories about the battle against hospital superbugs

Cases of hospital-acquired illness from infection are increasing in this country. By one account, a Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) document, one in nine hospital patients in Canada gets a health care associated infection. Thousands die from them every year. It costs the system over $1 billion a year, and causes terrible suffering among… Continue Reading

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Studies: Millennials are choosing smaller urban condominiums over larger suburban homes; transit more important than size

Studies: Millennials are choosing smaller urban condominiums over larger suburban homes; transit more important than size

Studies suggest 18-34 year olds prefer condo and apartment living for walkability, short commutes and access to amenities — and not because of affordability. Many would choose an even smaller condo, with a higher price-per-square foot, just to have ready access to subway. [1] Access to transit was the number one factor, despite price. Lower…

Eco living in condos: your guide to living green no matter where you call home

Eco living in condos: your guide to living green no matter where you call home

Eco living may seem like an impossible task in a condo with limited space. In an ideal world, you would be living in a new or recently upgraded condo, complete with energy-efficient appliances, LED light bulbs, solar panels, and more. For the rest of us in condos, replacing appliances and adding solar panels may be out…

Ask the Lawyer: Reader worried about python snake in condo

Ask the Lawyer: Reader worried about python snake in condo

Reader Question I’m worried because I have a ball python and my neighbour found out and I know she’s not happy. She said she was going to complain to management. I tried not to let anyone know because I know how people think about my pet. People who don’t have snakes don’t understand how great…

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