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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Developers building more family-friendly condos, says BILD

Developers building more family-friendly condos, says BILD

The building and land development industry says it is responding to the growing demand for family-friendly condominiums in Toronto. Prices of low-rise homes are at all-time highs, and more and more families, according to BILD (Building Industry and Land Development Association) are considering condos. To be family-friendly, a condo suite must be practical and appealing… Continue Reading

Saks Fifth Avenue bringing luxury retail to Eaton Centre; ribbon-cutting February 18

Saks Fifth Avenue bringing luxury retail to Eaton Centre; ribbon-cutting February 18

Will Saks Fifth Avenue succeed where Target failed? Do Canadian shoppers prefer luxury to bargain? Can shoppers ever have too much choice? We will see soon enough as the famous New York-based, Hudson’s Bay Company-owned luxury retailer opens its first Canadian stores in Toronto this week. Saks’ brand new flagship store is in the Bay’s… Continue Reading

Retirement less challenging, more affordable than many fear: report

Retirement less challenging, more affordable than many fear: report

The notion of retirement in Canada has changed, thanks largely to baby boomers, who refuse to do anything the way previous generations did. You won’t see retired baby boomers sitting in rocking chairs on the verandah, knitting or whittling a block of wood into a pipe (to smoke medicinal marijuana). Not unless they’re taking a… Continue Reading

Google patents self-driving delivery truck

Google patents self-driving delivery truck

Driving delivery trucks, especially armoured vehicles for cash transfers, is a fairly dangerous job. Bandits have been waylaying hapless couriers for their cash cargo for as long as humanity has used money. Drivers carrying other types of deliveries are not immune. A lot of pizza and other food delivery companies won’t venture into high-crime neighbourhoods,… Continue Reading

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