Famed Peach Berserk artist Kingi Carpenter finds her ‘seriously perfect’ new spot after years on Queen St. W.

Famed Peach Berserk artist Kingi Carpenter finds her ‘seriously perfect’ new spot after years on Queen St. W.

Toronto silkscreen artist and fashionista Kingi Carpenter has vision beyond beyond her creative genius. Two years ago — after moving her shop and studio Peach Berserk out of her Queen St. W. location, where she’d been a fixture for nearly 20 years — Carpenter discovered her perfect home/work space. It was in a vacant variety […]

Poloz talks trade: Canada’s services a bright spot

Poloz talks trade: Canada’s services a bright spot

But in Canada, the trade in services is growing Trade in services has been growing at a much faster pace than goods. Last year, many service sectors saw exports growing at near double-digit rates or faster, including: financial services tourism telecom, computer and information intellectual property Growth in Canada’s economy, which was based on trade […]

Parked vehicles leave firefighters in a tight spot

Parked vehicles leave firefighters in a tight spot

There’s no excuse for getting in the way of fire trucks, unless parking signs that kept vehicles out of their way were taken down and not replaced. Toronto Fire Station 134, on Montgomery Ave., just west of Yonge St. and north of Eglinton Ave., was built in 1932 and has been there for so long […]

Red flags that could help investors spot fraudsters before it’s too late

Red flags that could help investors spot fraudsters before it’s too late

By David PaddonThe Canadian Press Fri., Oct. 20, 2017 When former financial planner Daniel P. Reevewas convicted this month of defrauding 41 investors out of about $ 10 million, it was a bitter lesson. As with many financial frauds, the victims didn’t see it coming, and there’s little to no chance they will recover their […]

Leafs overcome Andersen injury to clinch final playoff spot

At about this point last year Leo Komarov had his bags packed and plane ticket home to Finland almost ready to go, his Toronto Maple Leafs wrapping up a 30th-place season. Even Komarov, one of the longer-serving Leafs, didn’t expect his team to leap back into the post-season so soon — the Leafs clinching their […]

Brad Gushue clinches top spot at men’s curling worlds

Canada’s Brad Gushue is the first to admit his St. John’s side is not known as a high-scoring team. You wouldn’t know it by looking at the scoresheet at the Ford World Men’s Curling Championship. The veteran skip locked up the first seed in the playoffs and capped an undefeated round-robin Thursday at the Northlands […]