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 […]

NBA players OK with 22-team return-to-play plan

NBA players OK with 22-team return-to-play plan

NEW YORK — The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) agreed to further talks with the NBA on a proposed 22-team return-to-play format on Friday, another step towards resuming a season upended by the coronavirus outbreak. “Various details remain to be negotiated and the acceptance of the scenario would still require that all parties reach agreement […]

NASCAR putting its safety plan to test as racing restarts

NASCAR putting its safety plan to test as racing restarts

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Crew chief Chad Knaus won’t get a look at the car Hendrick Motorsports built for Darlington Raceway until he gets to the track Sunday morning, a few hours before the race. Kurt Busch? He’s already sat in his Chip Ganassi Racing car and met with his crew chief. The return to racing for NASCAR […]

Saskatchewan’s plan to reopen the economy could come next week, Moe says

Saskatchewan’s plan to reopen the economy could come next week, Moe says

REGINA—Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says the government may soon release a plan on reopening the economy if COVID-19 case numbers remain low. The Ministry of Health announced two new cases on Monday, bringing the total in the province to 300. Moe said residents can’t become complacent, but the current infection rate seems to be flat […]

B.C. steps up emergency response to COVID-19 with co-ordinated supply chain plan

B.C. steps up emergency response to COVID-19 with co-ordinated supply chain plan

VICTORIA – British Columbia invoked extraordinary emergency powers Thursday to protect consumers from profiteers and to maintain the steady supply of goods and services for those who need them during the COVID-19 pandemic. The powers will also unify provincial response efforts while taking an inventory of public spaces that could serve as possible COVID-19 pandemic […]

This 27-year-old Toronto marketing professional makes $55,000 a year. She has a five-year plan to buy a home with her partner. How does she start?

This 27-year-old Toronto marketing professional makes $55,000 a year. She has a five-year plan to buy a home with her partner. How does she start?

Meet Maria, a 27-year-old marketing professional making $ 55,000 a year, who lives in Toronto’s Danforth-area with two roommates. By 2021, she’d like to move into a place by herself, and by the following year, find a pad with her partner. In five years, she sees herself buying a home with her partner and starting […]

This 34-year-old Toronto teacher makes $70,000 a year. She and her fiancé plan to spend $80,000 on their wedding and yearlong honeymoon. Can she save enough?

This 34-year-old Toronto teacher makes $70,000 a year. She and her fiancé plan to spend $80,000 on their wedding and yearlong honeymoon. Can she save enough?

Simone is a teacher living in Toronto making $ 70,000 a year. At 34, she’s finally debt-free and ready to spend money on the next chapter of her life. She is saving up for a wedding this year, which will be followed by a yearlong honeymoon starting in August. “About a year ago, we thought […]

Inflation-target renewal, impact of technology highlight Bank of Canada’s 2020 work plan, Governor Poloz says

Inflation-target renewal, impact of technology highlight Bank of Canada’s 2020 work plan, Governor Poloz says

Work toward renewing Canada’s inflation-targeting framework and understanding the impact of digital technology highlight a packed agenda for the Bank of Canada in 2020, Governor Stephen S. Poloz said today. In a speech to the Empire Club, Governor Poloz outlined what Canada’s central bank is doing given the major forces that will continue to affect […]

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