Greater Toronto Area

Toronto Foreign Buyer Tax Wouldn't Fix High Prices: Real Estate Board

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2017 | Canada Business

Ontario's finance minister is considering implementing such a tax.

The Toronto Roots Of Labour Day

John Cartwright | Posted 09.02.2016 | Canada Business
John Cartwright

This Labour Day over twenty-five thousand union members will march on the streets of Toronto with the Labour Council to celebrate the achievements of the labour movement. It is the largest parade on Labour Day in North America -- a testament to the determination of workers to mark our place in Canada's largest urban centre.

These 3 Questions Will Settle Your Rent Or Buy Debate

Wade Stayzer | Posted 05.16.2016 | Canada Business
Wade Stayzer

Renting or buying? The bottom line is that everyone needs a place to live. We've all heard the endless debates of which option is best. The short answer to this topic is quite simple -- it all depends on preference.

Starbucks Order-Ahead Service Coming To GTA Stores

CBC | CBC | Posted 10.06.2016 | Canada Business

No more standing in line for that latte.

The Collateral Damage of Ontario's Greenbelt

Kenneth P. Green | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Politics
Kenneth P. Green

There's a growing belief that if left uncontrolled, Canada's expanding cities risk occupying too much space. One of the main voices of this line of thought belongs to Toronto's chief planner who advocates growth boundaries, such as Ontario's Greenbelt, to restrict urban expansion.

A Suburbanite's Guide to Dining Out On Christmas Day (In the GTA)!

Yelp Canada | Posted 02.11.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

For some the fear of failure looms over Christmas dinner like the ghost of guilt trips past, and for others it's just a regular wintry day deserving of delicious eats. Either way, if you are in the GTA, don't stress! The 'burbs are filled with plenty of delicious dining spots where December 25th is just another business day, open to everyone.

Police Investigate Possible Murder-Suicide In Greater Toronto Area

CBC | Posted 12.13.2014 | Canada

The Peel region homicide squad is investigating what they say may have been a murder-suicide after three bodies were found in a Brampton, Ont., hous...

Is This the Year the Toronto Housing Bubble Deflates?

Jenna Em | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Business
Jenna Em

My husband and I couldn't believe that simple family homes in the GTA could sell at the same prices that mansions used to! The truth became evident: There was just not an appropriate home for us in the current market at our price point.

Toronto-Area Couple Targeted By Racist Vandals

CBC | Posted 02.27.2012 | Canada

A Newmarket couple is planning to sell their house and move after repeated threats and racist vandalism. The latest attack happened on Chr...