CNE back in Toronto after two years with food, games and rides

Lianne Chen shows Eative’s Rainbow slime which will be available at this year’s CNE. The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) returns this Friday with an array of vendors and exhibits, from robotics contests to “Seoul-ful” tater tots. “I’ve been here a long time and I enjoy it every day. It touches me, like all this family … Read more

‘People are being kicked out of elections’: Why Barrie may be heading for a drop in municipal candidate registrations

Is it apathy towards government and election cycles? Fear of reprisals? The lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic? What is stopping potential candidates from running in the upcoming municipal elections in the City of Barrie? Candidates have until August 19 at 2 p.m. to register to run for the seats of mayor, ward councilor or … Read more

WHERE ARE THE CANDIDATES?: Lowest number of Guelph candidates in decades currently vying for council seats

Days before the nomination deadline for the October municipal election, Guelph is looking at the lowest number of candidates it has seen in decades. As of Aug. 15, 31 people have submitted their names for city council positions, with Guelphites due to go to the polls on Oct. 24. With the nomination deadline approaching Friday, … Read more

Who is running for Mississauga council in the 2022 municipal election?

Wondering who is running for election or re-election to Mississauga’s 12-member city council? Here are all of the candidates running for Mississauga City Council as of Monday, August 15 and when they were nominated. CANDIDATES FOR MAYOR Bonnie Crombie — Nominated May 2 Derek Ramkissoon — Nominated May 30 David Shaw — Nominated May 2 … Read more

‘Sticker shock’: Durham flat rental cost continues to rise

Townhouse for rent in Oshawa. Residents are struggling to find rental accommodation as rent prices continue to rise in Durham Region and the rest of the GTA. August 3, 2022 At a time when Durham residents are struggling to pay rent, things aren’t looking up, unless it’s the cost of rent. “There are just a … Read more

Toronto’s average single-detached home price drops more than $550,000 in five months, outpacing losses in Mississauga and Brampton

The average purchase price for a single-detached home in Toronto has fallen nearly $400,000 since May and more than $550,000 since hitting a high in February. According to the latest GTA housing market statistics from the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB), the average selling price for single-detached homes in Toronto in July was $1,515,763. … Read more

Guelph ER wait times improve slightly, but fewer patients seek care

Average wait times at Guelph General Hospital improved slightly in June, but that was also accompanied by a drop in the number of people seeking emergency care. According to data recently released by Health Quality Ontario, the average time to see a doctor after presenting to the Guelph hospital emergency department in June was 2.7 … Read more

Where are the cheapest places to get gas in Toronto?

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Where are the cheapest places to get gas in Toronto?

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Toronto bar closes doors to new subway station

Toronto’s Regulars bar recently shared the news of its closure with regulars on social media. The property at 668 King St W. was acquired by Metrolinx for the future site of King and Bathurst subway stations as part of the Ontario Line. In the heart of Toronto’s Fashion District, where nearly 8,700 households currently do … Read more