TRENDING: John Tory’s Housing Pledge, Flying Cars, Halloween In Toronto

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Toronto

Toronto Elects John Tory As Mayor Again. Here’s What He’s Pledged For Affordable Housing:

There were 35 names on the ballot in the race for the mayor’s chair, but John Tory has been elected as Toronto’s mayor for his second term.

Toronto Is Getting A $1.2-Billion Hospital That Will Feel Like A Home

Premier Doug Ford announced that a brand new hospital is scheduled to open to Toronto patients in 2023.

13 Unlucky Ways To Celebrate Halloween In Toronto This Year

Halloween month is an exciting time for a city as diverse and creative as Toronto.

Castlefield Design District Is Toronto’s Hidden Heaven Of Furniture

Toronto is a town built on diversity, and not only is that noted in our multicultural population, but also our neighbourhoods: they are just as varied and just as interesting as the people who inhabit them

This Toronto Condo Is An Urban Oasis That Will Soothe Your Soul For $1.5 Million

We’re all well aware of how hectic living in the city can be, and how often we’re overstimulated by traffic, sounds, jobs, family, and the TTC in particular.

This Secret Women’s Shelter In Toronto Helps Abused Women. Here’s Anna’s True Story:

Anna always imagined home to be a place of comfort and connection … A place where you feel safe being yourself and where, when you do not, there’s always someone around to centre you. A place worth protecting.

Scary Toronto Road Closures Halloween Weekend (Oct 26 – 29)

With Halloween amping up this weekend we have a few scary Toronto road closures lurking around the closet door.

TTC Subway Closures: 4 Stations Closed On Line 1 Halloween Weekend

TTC subway closures between Sheppard/Yonge and Bloor have started up with their usual antics just in time for Halloween.

TTC Subway Closures: Delayed Opening On Part Of Line 2 This Weekend

The TTC Subway Closures are not limited to the stations on Line 1 in Midtown this weekend, they’re also affecting Line 2 through a delayed opening.

Canada

The Big Threat To Toronto And John Tory Now Comes From The Province And Doug Ford

Despite the controversy caused by Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s reckless decision to cut council from 47 members to 25, the election actually changes little.

Bank Of Canada Hikes Interest Rate To 1.75 Per Cent In October Announcement

The Bank of Canada (BoC) has hiked its Overnight Lending Rate — the benchmark used by Canada’s big banks to set their own pricing — by a quarter of a per cent, to 1.75 per cent.

U.S.A.

Robert Redford Lists Napa Valley Retreat for $7.5 Million (Mansion Global)

In St. Helena, Calif., the property includes a vegetable garden, an orchard and an art studio built for Sibylle Szaggars Redford, the actor’s painter wife.

Search for Amazon HQ2 Sparks Real- Estate Speculation (Wall Street Journal)

Investors say focus on the finalists for Amazon’s second headquarters is a way to bet on places with a growing pool of tech talent.

Flying Car Landing Pads Are Just One Of The Latest Trends In Luxury Amenities (Forbes)

Developers have responded with creative amenity packages that try to make a tall building feel like a home. But the one that is ahead of them all is the building with a landing pad for flying cars that emerges on-demand from the rooftop pool.

International

Here Are The Most Expensive Homes For Sale In 15 Countries

You may not be able to own one of the most expensive homes in the world, but think of it this way, neither does 99.99999999999 per cent of the rest of the global population.

Exploding Toilets Injure People, Prompt Massive Recall Of 1.4 Million Flushmates [This Is Not A Joke]

There are likely a million jokes to be made about exploding toilets, but a recall of 1.4 million Flushmates is no joke — especially when some have even injured people.

This Tiny Home Was Designed By A World-Renowned Architect (CNN Business)

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels collaborated with new company Klein to bring luxury to the tiny house movement. Go inside to see every high-end detail on the smallest scale.

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