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 […]
Ontario announced a new plan, that will be phased in over the coming weeks, to allow people to visit loved ones in long-term care and retirement homes where there aren’t COVID-19 outbreaks. Those visits will be allowed as soon as June 18. Long-term care homes that are not in an outbreak — defined as any more than a […]
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 […]
As two American astronauts get set to lift off into history on the first privately built rocket ship on Saturday, Hollywood actor Tom Cruise is preparing his own launch into the record books. The 57-year-old action star is preparing for a feature length film to be shot on location in the International Space Station and directed by […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?
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?
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
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 […]