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Lyft expands beyond US: a second ridesharing company arrives in Toronto  adding to controversy with Taxi operators

Lyft expands beyond US: a second ridesharing company arrives in Toronto adding to controversy with Taxi operators

Popular ridesharing company Lyft recently announced plans to expand beyond US borders and into Canadian territory… more specifically, Toronto. “Our passports are packed and we’re crossing the border,” read the statement on Lyft’s blog. “From brunch in Bloordale and belly laughs on Mercer St to polishing off some late-night poutine at your favourite burger joint… Continue Reading

What every condo resident should know about automatic fire sprinklers; why they’re important; how to prevent expensive water damage

What every condo resident should know about automatic fire sprinklers; why they’re important; how to prevent expensive water damage

Newer high-rise condominiums are equipped with automatic sprinkler systems. But most condo owners and residents, don’t understand how this vital life-saving system works. This lack of understanding could result in inadvertently damaging a sprinkler system reducing its overall effectiveness — or in the worst case, it could cause thousands of dollars in water damage to… Continue Reading

Neighbourhood still matters; four steps to evaluate your prospective condo neighbourhood before offering

Neighbourhood still matters; four steps to evaluate your prospective condo neighbourhood before offering

Unless you’ve firmly decided on your future home’s neighbourhood (and assuming you can afford that neighbourhood), you will probably spend a lot of your “home hunting” time on location. The old real-estate cliche of “location, location, location” remains true today — perhaps all the more so because of the high value placed on Toronto neighbourhoods.… Continue Reading

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