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Macleans.ca | What it feels like to be Canadian

To celebrate Canada’s 148th birthday, Maclean’s presents 148 videos of the country's most incredible people, places and experiences. "What it feels like to be Canadian" rolls out this summer — starting now. Watch more first-person videos from our "What it feels like to be Canadian" macleans.ca/canada148/

By |June 24th, 2016|Halton, Mississauga, NEWS, Peel, Toronto|0 Comments

‘ A very big bubble. And it is going to end in tears’

The Canadian housing market just keeps getting hotter. Home prices in the Greater Vancouver area have surged 30% year over year in May, up from 15% at the end of 2015, according to the bank's June 2016 Financial System Review. Meanwhile, prices in the Greater Toronto area are growing by 15% YoY, up from 10% [...]

By |June 24th, 2016|Mississauga, NEWS, Toronto|0 Comments

New, larger bins to be rolled out in 2016 feature a dial latch that raccoon paws can’t turn.

‘Defeat is not an option,’ Mayor John Tory says of ‘raccoon-proof’ green bin Striking a Churchillian tone, Mayor John Tory vowed that Toronto’s big new green bins will vanquish the invading army of masked marauders. “We have left no stone unturned in our fight against the Raccoon Nation,” declared Tory, adding the city consulted an [...]

By |May 6th, 2016|NEWS, Toronto|0 Comments

After phasing out coal power plants, Toronto has been smog free for the first time in over a decade.

Breathe in. Do you taste that? No? Exactly. The summer of 2014 has been a tentative triumph for GTA air quality. With the season’s end in sight, no smog advisories have been issued for the city so far — or anywhere else in Ontario, for that matter. A new University of Toronto-led study helps explain [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Toronto|0 Comments

Air pollution poses a risk to Toronto cyclists

A University of Toronto researcher says the city should take air pollution into account when planning cycling infrastructure. It turns out cars are harmful to cyclists in more ways than one. Four cyclists were killed last year in crashes with cars on Toronto streets. But, University of Toronto researcher Marianne Hatzopoulou says cars’ tailpipes are [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|NEWS, Toronto|0 Comments