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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Auditor General's report slams ministry of transportation, road paving industry

Auditor General's report slams ministry of transportation, road paving industry

If anyone ought to be able to build roads that last in a cold climate, it’s Canadians. It’s puzzling, therefore, to find that road builders in Ontario are, if the Auditor General is right, so prone to getting things wrong. Unfortunately, they seem to have a powerful ally: the Ministry of Transportation. Bonnie Lysyk’s report… Continue Reading

Auditor General’s report slams ministry of transportation, road paving industry

Auditor General’s report slams ministry of transportation, road paving industry

If anyone ought to be able to build roads that last in a cold climate, it’s Canadians. It’s puzzling, therefore, to find that road builders in Ontario are, if the Auditor General is right, so prone to getting things wrong. Unfortunately, they seem to have a powerful ally: the Ministry of Transportation. Bonnie Lysyk’s report… Continue Reading

Home sales, prices continued to rise in November as supply problem worsens

Home sales, prices continued to rise in November as supply problem worsens

In the first full month of market activity since the federal government tightened mortgage eligibility rules in October in an attempt to quell demand, Toronto homebuyers continued to buy in increasing numbers and home prices continued to rise. The Toronto Real Estate Board reports that the number of homes sold through its MLS system in… Continue Reading

Big growth for Pearson International thwarted by traffic, passenger congestion

Big growth for Pearson International thwarted by traffic, passenger congestion

To the average Torontonian, Pearson International Airport is simply “the airport.” It’s where you go when it’s March break and you’re taking the kids to Mexico, or at Christmas when you’re flying somewhere to be with the family. Not many travellers enjoy being at the airport. There are long line-ups at check-in counters, security stations,… 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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