He flipped a property in London, Ont. and profited. Now at 27, he wants to buy a house in the GTA but his girlfriend wants to stay in the city. What next?

He flipped a property in London, Ont. and profited. Now at 27, he wants to buy a house in the GTA but his girlfriend wants to stay in the city. What next?

Millennial Money is a weekly submission-based series that provides financial advice to millennials in the GTA. Read the full series here. At 27, Robert recently came into some money after selling a fixer-upper (his old student house) in London, Ont., He is ready to make the next move to buy a property in Hamilton to […]

R&B singer Akon moves ahead to build Akon City in Senegal

R&B singer Akon moves ahead to build Akon City in Senegal

American R&B singer Akon is moving ahead with plans to create a futuristic pan-African city in Senegal, announcing Monday that construction will begin next year on the $ 6 billion US project despite global tourism’s uncertain future. Akon, who first announced his idea for the utopian city back in 2018, has described it as a […]

Toronto cancels festivals until Sept. 30 as city sees 40 new COVID-19 cases daily

Toronto cancels festivals until Sept. 30 as city sees 40 new COVID-19 cases daily

Toronto has cancelled all city-led outdoor special events until the end of September as the city continues to see about 40 new cases of COVID-19 daily, officials said Monday. Events that have been cancelled include festivals and other large gatherings that are either organized by the city or receive permits from the city, Mayor John Tory told reporters […]

South Etobicoke neighbourhood split over city plan to add sidewalks

A south Etobicoke community group is trying to persuade the city to leave its neighbourhood free of sidewalks. Kingsway Park Ratepayers Inc. launched a petition two months ago asking local councillor Mark Grimes to intervene with city staff, who are planning to add a sidewalk to South Kingslea Drive as part of a larger project to […]

Toronto cancels all city events and permits until June 30 citing COVID-19 outbreak

Toronto cancels all city events and permits until June 30 citing COVID-19 outbreak

Toronto Mayor John Tory says all major city events and event permits are cancelled until June 30 as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise. Pride Toronto’s Festival Weekend, which includes the Pride Parade slated for June 28, and the TD Toronto Jazz Festival are among the cancelled events.  The city now has 793 cases of the virus. Of this […]

'Host City Contract' gives IOC much leeway to cancel Tokyo Olympics

'Host City Contract' gives IOC much leeway to cancel Tokyo Olympics

Japanese Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto suggested in Parliament this week that the Tokyo Games could be postponed by a few months from the planned July 24 opening and still meet a contract agreement with the International Olympic Committee. It’s not that clear cut and seems unlikely. The IOC has said repeatedly the Olympics will open […]

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