TRENDING: Doug Ford Makes History, Microsoft Moves To Toronto, TIFF 2018

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Toronto

Terry Fox Run 2018: Everything You Need To Know About The Marathon Of Hope

The Terry Fox Run hits Toronto on Sunday Sep. 16, as the Marathon of Hope continues.

Microsoft Is Moving To The Heart Of Downtown Toronto — And Will Be Hiring

Microsoft Canada will pump $570 million into it, along with 500 student jobs in the short-term and 60,000 jobs in the long-term.

Premier Doug Ford Overrules Judge With Notwithstanding Clause And Makes History

Premier Doug Ford has slashed Toronto city council — again. This time with a clause. And just like that, history has been made in Ontario …

Welcome To The New Markham And Vendome: The Condo Development Of The Future

Markham is the little high-tech engine that could. Not content to become the mini-me to mega-metropolis Toronto just to its south, Markham has forged its own identity.

True Stories Of Homeless Teens Who Beat The Odds With The Help Of A Youth Shelter

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth is trying to do more for homeless youth by providing them with programs, services and supports to help vulnerable teens get back on their feet. As its website says: “They don’t just sleep here.”

How A Toronto Facility Is Designed Around Eating Disorder Recovery

At 19 years old, Kyla Fox was severely anorexic and dangerously addicted to exercise.

How Massey Hall Became One Of The World’s Greatest Concert Halls

In 1890, a symbolic cornerstone was set on Shuter Street, by Charles Vincent Massey, grandson of industrialist Hart Massey. The elder Massey granted the city $100,000 to build a grand, new concert hall to honour the death of his son Charles.

The Secret War For Weed Waged In Toronto That Led To Marijuana’s Legalization

To get to this point however, Cannabis advocates had to fight the war for weed. There are several Toronto venueswhere this war has been waged. So maybe it’s time we commemorate them.

TIFF 2018: Here Are The A-List Celebrities And Their Movies In Toronto For The Festival

TIFF 2018 celebrities … We cut that sentence short, since we need space for all the celebrities and A-listers you will have the possibility of spotting in Toronto during TIFF 2018. There are A LOT. And your time is almost up!

Toronto Road Closures To Watch For Through This Weekend

Road closures this weekend bring some relief, but they will surely still bring traffic.

TTC Subway Closures: 4 Stations Shut Down On Line 1 This Weekend

The TTC is welcoming York University students back from their five-month-long strike with TTC subway closures directly under the campus this weekend.

Toronto Beer Week 2018: Your Ultimate Guide To Breweries And (Free) Events

Toronto Beer Week is nine days of fun, beer, and events, featuring Toronto’s best breweries, pubs, and of course — beer.

10 Free Toronto Festivals And Events This Weekend (Plus A Dog Adoption Event!)

It’s everyone’s two favourite words: free Toronto. We’ve put together a list of great festivals, parties and cool sales for you to check out this weekend.

Canada

Home Ownership In Canada Is More Affordable Than Renting [REPORT]

Think you can’t afford that home? Well, it may cost you more if you don’t buy it.

Here Are Some Helpful Hacks To Make Your Dorm Feel Like Home

You’ve moved into your dorm. Dorm life has started. Look, you managed to move into that postage-stamp-sized dorm room. So great job!

Canada Housing Market Among World’s Weakest As Price Growth Hits 9-Year Low (Huffington Post)

We’ve fallen to 37th place from fourth on a ranking of hottest housing markets.

Toronto Real Estate Board Warns Realtors On False Sales Data After $3.1M Listing Shows $1 Price (Global News)

Realtors must report accurate sales prices for properties they’ve listed now that the public can access that data, the Toronto Real Estate Board is warning its members.

Terry Fox Run 2018: Everything You Need To Know About The Marathon Of Hope

Every year, millions of people, in close to 25 countries around the world, participate in Terry Fox Runs and Terry Fox Fundraising events.

U.S.A.

What $1 Million Buys You In Real Estate Today (Forbes)

What $1 million buys today varies greatly in major cities around the country. Here’s a look at how far your money will go.

Home Depot’s Strong Quarter Is No Accident — Americans Can’t Buy New Homes, So They’re Fixing Up the Ones They’ve Got (Realtor.com)

Home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc. on Tuesday reported earnings and revenue that beat expectations, and upped its outlook.

‘Saturday Night Fever’ house is stayin’ alive for $2.3M (Page Six)

Disco may never return, but the house from “Saturday Night Fever” is back on the market for $2.3 million.

International

This Is The For Sale Sign Of The Future So Keep Your Phone Handy

Just when everyone had  the for sale sign was buried with Blockbuster and paper flyers, it’s been revived and plugged in to the web.

5 Early Signs a Real Estate Market is Going Sour (Mansion Global)

Hindsight may be 20/20, but investors necessarily don’t need perfect vision to see when a market is headed south.

Real Estate Prices Have Only Recovered In Half Of G20 Countries Since 2007 (Better Dwelling)

Canadian real estate prices skipped the Great Recession, but most places weren’t so lucky. Analysts from the Bank of International Settlements (BIS), the central bank for central banks, crunched the numbers for G20 real estate prices.

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