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Monthly Archives: November 2013

November is Radon Action Month

November is Radon Action Month

The Lung Association of Ontario and Health Canada are sponsoring Canada’s first National Radon Action Month this November, calling radon the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers. The Lung Association urges Canadians to take action “to protect their health and the health of their families.” Why November, and what can you do? According to… Continue Reading

Surge in condo starts in October reflects record sales in 2011: CMHC

Surge in condo starts in October reflects record sales in 2011: CMHC

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reports that housing starts across Canada rose  in October and September. More condos were built than single-family dwellings. The overall numbers for those two months were revised upwards. Some strengthening in the numbers had been expected for the second half of 2013, according to CMHC economist Mathieu LaBerge, as the… Continue Reading

UofT’s GRIT Lab recognized for its groundbreaking green roof research

UofT’s GRIT Lab recognized for its groundbreaking green roof research

Research being carried out at the University of Toronto’s school of architecture will almost certainly become standard reference material for future builders of green roofs, especially in northern climes. The research, which is studying in unprecedented detail the way plants behave in the relatively harsh micro-climate of a Toronto rooftop, has now been recognized by… Continue Reading

Holiday design tips from Nate Berkus

Holiday design tips from Nate Berkus

This holiday season, interior designer and author Nate Berkus, who just happens to have a completely chic line of housewares exclusively sold at Target, shared with us his top picks to make your holiday entertaining, decorating and gift giving a breeze. “For me, holiday decorating means amping up the shine,” shared Nate.  “Add plenty of… Continue Reading

Book on Toronto real estate given award

Book on Toronto real estate given award

People often ask whether investing in real estate is a wise thing to do. The short answer to that question could be: Donald Trump. With one of the most recognizable names in the world today, Trump heads the Trump Organization. This organization modestly calls itself “the world’s only global luxury real estate super-brand,” and claims… Continue Reading

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