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Competition Tribunal orders TREB to release "disputed data," pay $1.8 million in costs

Competition Tribunal orders TREB to release "disputed data," pay $1.8 million in costs

So, after years of arguing about it with the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), the Competition Bureau has had its final say: “TREB shall not exclude the disputed data from the VOW data feed.” This means that TREB must remove restrictions on its member agents’ access to data pertaining to properties for sale, including historical… Continue Reading

Competition Tribunal orders TREB to release “disputed data,” pay $1.8 million in costs

Competition Tribunal orders TREB to release “disputed data,” pay $1.8 million in costs

So, after years of arguing about it with the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), the Competition Bureau has had its final say: “TREB shall not exclude the disputed data from the VOW data feed.” This means that TREB must remove restrictions on its member agents’ access to data pertaining to properties for sale, including historical… Continue Reading

Urban forest needs help, should be regarded as vital infrastructure: report

Urban forest needs help, should be regarded as vital infrastructure: report

Trees are civic infrastructure, just as necessary to the smooth functioning of the city as are highways, storm sewers and transit lines. And just as built infrastructure tends to be better in wealthier neighbourhoods, trees too are more plentiful and better cared for in those same neighbourhoods, a state of inequality that can result in far-reaching… Continue Reading

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Gourmet cooking in small kitchens: a little planning is all it takes to create a meal to wow your guests

Gourmet cooking in small kitchens: a little planning is all it takes to create a meal to wow your guests

By Sassa Brown — Extravagant chef’s kitchens are not necessary in pulling off spectacular meals that will amaze your family and friends. In fact, you can create delicious, mouth-watering dishes from the comfort of your own home, even if that home is a small condo with less than 800 square feet of total space. How…

From Their Tiny Homes to Yours: Tips to Make Your Condo Look and Feel Much Larger

From Their Tiny Homes to Yours: Tips to Make Your Condo Look and Feel Much Larger

Small spaces can feel quite cramped, especially when your family starts to grow. If you have grown accustomed to larger homes with backyards and guest rooms, the change in size and space can be even more daunting. However, it does not have to completely overwhelm you. Decorating in splashes of color, particularly light colours, can…

Innovative solutions, such as Crowd-Living, Micro-Condos, and Home-Owner Speed Dating, helping “adult kids” permanently leave the nest

Innovative solutions, such as Crowd-Living, Micro-Condos, and Home-Owner Speed Dating, helping “adult kids” permanently leave the nest

Millennials are used to being blamed for all of society’s ills, from workplace recruitment issues to short inventory supply in real estate markets.  In reality, they’re mostly a victim of demographics. If they “boomerang” back to their parents homes it’s because they’re priced out of the hot markets in Toronto and Vancouver. As more and…

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