Scammers return as Toronto’s rental real estate market revives
Toronto police issued a public safety alert on Friday, Oct.1, following a rental scam at the ICE Condominium complex on York Street. The news release calls on citizens to be cautious with rental advertisements placed on Kijiji. According to Toronto Police and Elle Iakovenko, Toronto & GTA sales representative... Read more
Overheated rentals market affects Toronto youth
Despite the real estate market experienced a slowdown and price slump at the beginning of the pandemic, it is now overheating. The prices are expected to keep skyrocketing, a Toronto realtor says. According to the recent report published by Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB), in the second quarter... Read more
New government’s credibility rests on  pharmacare commitment, student says
A Humber College student says he is not surprised with the recent election results since the Liberal’s focus on pharmacare is what Canada needs at the moment. Following Canadians’ decision that Justin Trudeau should remain the country’s prime minister, many voters worry there will be no changes in the... Read more
Etobicoke school returns to in-person classes after COVID outbreak
Toronto Public Health says in-person classes can resume at Etobicoke’s Silverthorn Collegiate Institute, ending a brief switch to online learning prompted by a COVID-19 outbreak last week. It is the first of the two Toronto District School Board (TDSB) schools to close its doors in Etobicoke due to 11... Read more
New real estate trends emerge as lockdown forces Toronto market to reorganize
After a year of lockdown, Toronto’s real estate market faces a series of changes. However, the experts say Covid-19’s effects on the rentals market are not that terrible after all. As the vaccine rollout continues and the economy starts re-opening, the instabilities in Toronto’s real estate market are slowly... Read more
Biden calls to tighten gun control measures after Colorado shooting
(Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden issue called on Tuesday to ban assault weapons and urged to tighten the gun control measures as he stepped into the role of grief counsellor for a traumatized nation after a mass shooting left 10 people dead in Boulder, Colo, The mass shooting... Read more
U.S. won’t make allies choose a side in dispute with China, Blinken tells NATO
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is set to tell NATO allies on Wednesday that China poses a threat to the West, however, the U.S. will not force anyone to choose sides between Washington and Beijing. France and Germany are willing to try and find a balance in relations... Read more
WHO urges EU not to panic after massive rejection of AstraZeneca vaccine
(Reuters) – Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Norway, Portugal and some other European countries have refused to vaccinate citizens with the AstraZeneca vaccine, fearing the possible severe side-effects associated with the blood clots formation. World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday there is no evidence... Read more
Enbridge asks government to support pipeline battle with Michigan
CALGARY, Alta. (Reuters) – Enbridge Inc. has asked the government on to help protect the oil pipeline in dispute with the state of Michigan, which is trying to shut the pipeline down, fearing a leakage into the Great Lakes. The conflict between Enbridge Inc. and Michigan has aggravated due... Read more
Ford gov’t deal in Foundry case upsets activists, city officials
By Krystyna Shchedrina News that the provincial government tried to sell Toronto heritage buildings known as the Foundry last September has community activists and city officials upset about the lack of consultation. The news comes after a month of a contentious battle between Toronto communities who took a stand... Read more