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Most Canadians seek advice online but don’t always take it

Most Canadians seek advice online but don’t always take it

A lot of Canadians use the Internet, in case that had escaped you. Scotiabank says 96 per cent of us use the Internet to find “information and answers” about, well, everything that we need information and answers about. Recipes. Medical information. Gift ideas. Financial advice. Dating. Mortgages. A survey of about 1,500 Canadians, conducted online… Continue Reading

Earth Hour energy conservation tips from Toronto Hydro

Earth Hour energy conservation tips from Toronto Hydro

People are using less electricity these days but paying more. That’s a conundrum. Toronto Hydro is encouraging people to conserve electricity to show support for Earth Hour, which occurs tomorrow (March 19) from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. But the electricity distributor says people are already doing an excellent job of conserving—being “conservation champions”—all year… Continue Reading

Business group says Ontario infrastructure should be "top priority" in federal budget

Business group says Ontario infrastructure should be "top priority" in federal budget

One month ago, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce made public its pre-budget submission to Ontario’s Minister of Finance, Charles Sousa. The budget was tabled at Queen’s Park a few days later on February 25. The OCC had made eliminating the provincial deficit and reducing government debt its top priority, saying that 92 per cent of… Continue Reading

Business group says Ontario infrastructure should be “top priority” in federal budget

Business group says Ontario infrastructure should be “top priority” in federal budget

One month ago, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce made public its pre-budget submission to Ontario’s Minister of Finance, Charles Sousa. The budget was tabled at Queen’s Park a few days later on February 25. The OCC had made eliminating the provincial deficit and reducing government debt its top priority, saying that 92 per cent of… Continue Reading

Happiness not in money, power, but sustainable development: UN

Happiness not in money, power, but sustainable development: UN

The significance of ranking countries by their happiness level becomes clear from comparing two of those countries, Canada and Syria. Canada is ranked sixth in the world for happiness; Syria is ranked 156th. Only one country is currently more miserable, and that is Burundi. Syria is an example of a once-thriving country that has shrunk… Continue Reading

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What to do Victoria Day weekend: the most fun for the lowest cost in the Greater Toronto Area

What to do Victoria Day weekend: the most fun for the lowest cost in the Greater Toronto Area

  We’ve all been waiting for that first big, warm weekend of the year — Victorial Day. Schools are closed, and many people have extra time off work, and we’re primed and ready to go after all the rain and cool weather this spring. With summer beginning, and a long, celebratory weekend ahead, it is the…

Sellers rushing to cash out? Listings up 32% April while prices increased Nationally an average of 10 % over the last year

Sellers rushing to cash out? Listings up 32% April while prices increased Nationally an average of 10 % over the last year

The impact of the Ontario Government “Fair Housing” rules is starting to be felt, manifesting in the move of some sellers to list their properties – likely to “beat” the  anticipated moderation of prices. Based on Vancouver’s experience with similar rules, economists aren’t expecting a major cool down, and almost certainly a short one.  …

Condo Community Alliance: building a network to keep your family and neighbours happy and safe

Condo Community Alliance: building a network to keep your family and neighbours happy and safe

If you have any experience living in condos and apartments, then you know that living in such close proximity to your neighbours means getting to know them on a really personal level, whether you like it or not. You see and hear far more than you anticipated, from rambunctious children and barking dogs to midnight…

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