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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Summerhill liquor store turns 100, LCBO gets new CEO

Summerhill liquor store turns 100, LCBO gets new CEO

As an example of successful adaptive reuse, the old Summerhill train station, now the flagship store for the LCBO, is hard to beat. The monumental limestone building with the soaring clock tower (reportedly modelled on the Campanile in Saint Mark’s Square in Venice) turns 100 years old tomorrow (June 14), thus pre-dating Union Station by… Continue Reading

Home prices can't go up forever, but Bank of Canada says financial system is sound

Home prices can't go up forever, but Bank of Canada says financial system is sound

Don’t bet on Toronto or Vancouver home prices continuing to rise indefinitely at the same pace as they have done. That’s the message from the Bank of Canada’s governor Stephen Poloz. In his more bankerly words, prospective home buyers and their lenders “should not extrapolate recent real estate price performance into the future when contemplating… Continue Reading

Home prices can’t go up forever, but Bank of Canada says financial system is sound

Home prices can’t go up forever, but Bank of Canada says financial system is sound

Don’t bet on Toronto or Vancouver home prices continuing to rise indefinitely at the same pace as they have done. That’s the message from the Bank of Canada’s governor Stephen Poloz. In his more bankerly words, prospective home buyers and their lenders “should not extrapolate recent real estate price performance into the future when contemplating… Continue Reading

Don't be a ransomware victim: back up files, install latest anti-virus protection

Don't be a ransomware victim: back up files, install latest anti-virus protection

It’s tempting to say that sometimes we deserve what we get. At the same time as ransomware attacks are increasing in Canada and the US to the point of being described as epidemic, it turns out that almost two-thirds of Canadians don’t even know whether they are protected. Perversely, millennials, with their reputation for being… Continue Reading

Don’t be a ransomware victim: back up files, install latest anti-virus protection

Don’t be a ransomware victim: back up files, install latest anti-virus protection

It’s tempting to say that sometimes we deserve what we get. At the same time as ransomware attacks are increasing in Canada and the US to the point of being described as epidemic, it turns out that almost two-thirds of Canadians don’t even know whether they are protected. Perversely, millennials, with their reputation for being… Continue Reading

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