TRENDING: Toronto Election, Ford Vs. Trump, Condo Prices May Rise

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Toronto

City Wants More Money From Condo Developers, But Buyers Will Pay For It

If we believe the headlines, the campaign rhetoric, the protest signs, and the office know-it-all two cubicles over, the Toronto housing market is facing a crisis.

Toronto’s Record-High Rent May Stop Setting Records As Increases Expected To Slow

It’s no secret that Toronto has the highest rent in Canada. While we’d like to say relief is on its way, we can’t, per se. But we can say rent increases are expected to slow.

Toronto Advance Polls Are Now Open, Time To Get Voting

Toronto advance polls are open and the race is officially on for the 2018 municipal election.

Toronto Condos Could Get More Expensive After City Decision On Parkland

As towering condominium buildings in Toronto reach new heights, it’s what on the ground that has the city and developers at odds.

Introducing Toronto’s New Car-Share Program That Allows One-Way Trips: Communauto Flex

Toronto just got a new car-sharing pilot program — which has been successful in Montreal and other Canadian cities.

There’s A $5,000 Real Estate Scholarship Up For Grabs From A Toronto Developer

CentreCourt is a real estate company that is not only focussed on the development of high-rise residential communities across the GTA, but it’s also focussed on helping to develop our best and brightest.

TTC Launches A New Bus Route For Scarborough On Kingston Road

Starting on Tuesday, Oct. 9, the TTC will introduce the new 12D Kingston Road bus service that will operate from Victoria Park Station to the University of Toronto Scarborough campus, as a one-year pilot.

Toronto Road Closures To Steer Clear Of This Weekend (Oct. 13 – 14): Dufferin, Dundas And More

We’re reaching that lovely time of year when Toronto road closures are becoming regular road maintenance, rather than event-caused shutdowns.

10 Free Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend: Flea Market, Barktoberfest, Pumpkin Carving And More

The list of free Toronto events, pop ups, fundraisers, and activities is pretty varied this week.

TTC Subway Closures Cancelled: 4 Stations On Line 1 To Remain Open This Weekend

There’s nothing we love more than giving you good news about subway closures for your weekend travels around Toronto.

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

TTC subway closures and Toronto seem to have an on again off again relationship. Toronto may get a break from the originally scheduled TTC closures on Line 1 this weekend — but there will be a later opening time of a portion of Line 2.

Canada

Canadian Home Construction Takes A Plunge In The Middle Of A Population Boom (Huffington Post)

Canada’s housing market slowdown, which began with a drop in sales, is now spreading to home construction.

The Average Price Of A Home In Canada Is Now More Than $500,000, Thanks To Two Hot Markets (Financial Post)

The hot real estate market in Toronto and the surrounding areas helped push home sales up last month to their highest mark in nearly a year.

Canada’s Largest Real Estate Board Sues Listings Website Mongohouse For $2M (BNN)

he Toronto Real Estate Board is suing property listings website Mongohouse for $2 million, alleging that the anonymously-run page is illegally accessing, copying and distributing proprietary data.

U.S.A

Doug Ford, Donald Trump, Brett Kavanaugh … There’s No End Of Things To Be Angry About

It’s no longer enough to care. Today only anger will do. And as good as anger may be, rage is better. Never have so many been so angry about so much.

Uber Providing Free Rides To Polls On U.S. Election Day. Hey, Uber, Toronto Election Day Is Oct. 22.

Uber has announced that on Tuesday, November 6, anyone with an Uber account (in markets where Uber is available) can use its app to quickly find their polling place. What’s more, voters can also book a ride to get their polling station — for free.

This Church Allows The Homeless To Sleep Overnight And Gives Them Blankets

How can we better help the homeless? It’s an undying question — and as we near the colder weather, it’s a question that is asked even more.

International

Toronto Ranks As One Of The World’s Must-See Vacation Destinations For 2019

This is the list that predicts the tourist destinations that will experience the most visits in 2019 — and Toronto is on it.

HGTV’s Bryan Baeumler Tells You The 8 Essential Questions To Ask Potential Contractors

As one of the least expensive ways to add more space to your home, a basement renovation is a no-brainer. But to ensure you’re satisfied with the end product, it’s essential to find the right professional to do the job.

Mike Holmes Jr. Takes You Behind-The-Scenes On HGTV’s ‘Holmes + Holmes’

Mike Holmes is the father of renovation TV shows. He’s also the father of his namesake, Mike Holmes Jr.

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