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Toronto

You Can Rent This Killer Toronto Loft For $20,000 A Month (Toronto Storeys)

Think your rent is expensive? This Toronto loft that was recently put up for rent makes the city’s average seem cheap by comparison. The brick-and-beam hard loft at 468 Wellington St. W. is going for $20,000 per month.

Toronto’s Only Outdoor Summer Skating Rink Is FREE And Waiting For You At Ontario Place (Toronto Storeys)

Yes, we know it was a long winter. But what if you could experience one of the best parts of winter — with glorious summer weather? Well, you can! Just head out to Toronto’s only outdoor summer skating rink.

Ontario Real Estate Association not backing down from Toronto affordability message (Global)

Ontario Real Estate Association President Tim Hudak skirted questions about the organization’s feud with the Toronto Real Estate Board on Tuesday and instead stuck to the lack of affordable housing in Toronto, an issue which has previously irked the city’s board.

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Canada

The Top-10 Most Expensive Homes For Sale In Canada (Toronto Storeys)

Luxury home sales may be down, but their price tags don’t seem to budge. Researchers at Point2Homes looked at the entire Canadian market to find the 10 most expensive properties in Canada this year.

Here Are The Least — And Most — Expensive Ontario Cities For Homebuyers (Toronto Storeys)

Affordable housing is a growing concern — despite the cooler market of late. While an expensive Toronto housing market is no surprise, recent news citing Brantford as the best city to buy real estate in Canada was somewhat surprising when it made national headlines. What other market surprises exist in Ontario? Where can you find the most and least affordable homes?

Alberta becomes 1st province to allow wireless electricity control in new homes (CBC)

Alberta is the first province to update its building code to allow for wireless electricity control in new residential construction and held an event Tuesday to showcase the change.

CRA finds nearly $600 million in unpaid taxes in B.C. and Ontario real estate sector (Toronto Star)

The Canada Revenue Agency has found nearly $600 million in unpaid taxes in Ontario and British Columbia’s real estate sector over the past three years. It has levied $47 million in penalties for the same period.

United States

Judge Sides With Parents And Rules Their 30-Year-Old Son Must Move Out (Toronto Storeys)

So we just told you about the married couple from New York State who are suing their 30-year-old son for freeloading and refusing to leave their home. Now, State Supreme Court Justice Donald Greenwood has released his ruling, siding with the parents.

Yes, a sinkhole has opened up on the White House lawn (USA Today)

A sinkhole at the White House has given “drain the swamp” a whole new meaning. This week, part of the ground caved in on the White House’s North Lawn, close to the briefing room and right outside a deputy press secretary’s office. Journalists have noted that the sinkhole has grown larger by the day.

International

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Just Arrived Home to Kensington Palace After Their Wedding Weekend (Harper’s Bazaar)

Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle just arrived back home to Kensington Palace today after their wedding weekend.

New top global retail destination revealed for 2018 (CNN)

Online shopping helped make Amazon’s Jeff Bezos the richest person of all time in January. But despite tough times for many stores in the US, plenty of us still enjoy a trip to the mall. Not all cities offer the same level of variety or access to big brands, however.

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