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Toronto

New Barbara Ann Scott Trail Joins Toronto’s Best Outdoor Skating Rinks

Given the sheer number of rinks in this city, it’s hard not to spot the trend: Torontonians love skating. Here are some of the sweet spots to get your Christmas glide on.

Mississauga’s Bianca Andreescu Wins Lou Marsh Trophy

Mississauga’s Bianca Andreescu has won the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada’s athlete of the year.

The Bridle Path’s Celebrity History Of Luxury Real Estate

The Bridle Path has earned its reputation as a niche address among Canada’s most rich and famous.

Condo Owners Face Record-Breaking Insurance Premiums

Chris Chopik, a realtor and expert on analyzing how climate change impacts real estate values, says every homeowner should be concerned.

New Eastern Part Of Hwy. 407 And New Hwy. 418 Open To Commuters

Highway 407 just got longer and more connected to the 401 which should delight an ever growing number of GTA commuters.

Mississauga And Brampton Condo Prices Skyrocket

According to monthly market tracking data from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) the average sale prices for condos in Mississauga and Brampton have risen to record levels.

10 Things You Should Know About The Toronto Zoo’s Terra Lumina

Looking for a dreamy holiday experience? Check out an oft-forgotten about tourist destination this season – the Toronto Zoo – which has stepped up its holiday game by bringing its landscape alive.

Newsmaker Of The Year — Steve Diamond

Steve Diamond is adamant: new problems demand new solutions. It’s time for Toronto to put aside old ways of doing things and look to the future instead of the past.

Site Seeing With Hume: Exhibit Residences Gets Its Grade

Architects and building designers beware, renowned architecture critic and veteran journalist, Christopher Hume, is reviving his condo critiques, exclusively for TorontoStoreys.com.

Realtor Of The Year — Susan Gucci

There was a time when Susan Gucci, Toronto Storeys’ 2019 Realtor of the year, was ready to retire.

Are The Raptors Ready For Tonight’s Return Of Kawhi Leonard?

That’s the matchup eager fans are hoping is on the floor (and courtside) at the Scotiabank Arena tonight when the reigning NBA champion Raptors face the LA Clippers.

3C Waterfront Development Aims For Mixed Housing Utopia

Toronto’s Cherry beach is finally getting the community vibe it has long deserved.

Toronto Real Estate Snapshot, Powered By Zoocasa (Dec. 4 – 10)

The Greater Toronto Area housing market continues to cool from November activity as the holiday season fast approaches, with deep double-digit declines on a monthly basis.

Agency Of The Year ⁠— Gladstone Media

Jeremy Gladstone knows that in marketing, it’s not just what you’re selling, it’s how you’re telling.

Is Massive Niagara Falls Housing/Tourism Development Going Ahead?

There are mixed messages coming from Chinese developer GR (Can) Investment Co. Ltd regarding their planned mega residential/tourism project in Niagara Falls.

Issue Of The Year – The Rise Of Mississauga

Out of the primal sprawl that was Mississauga, a city is emerging. The bedroom community west of Toronto has woken up. It will take time for the new conurbation to take on its final form – if it ever does – but make no mistake, the process is well underway.

888 Dupont Condo Takes “Mixed Use” To A Whole New Level

TAS developers promise to make the proposed project at 888 Dupont St. – at the northeast corner of Dupont and trendy Ossington Avenue – an artist hub, reflective of the creative community in which it sits.

Province Encourages Ontarians To Consider Co-Own Homes

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government has produced a new consumer guide that includes mortgage tips, insurance and conflict mediation advice for those wishing to enter home co-ownership together.

Toronto Road Closures To Steer Clear Of This Weekend (Dec. 13-15)

There’s a lot happening in the city with respect to the holidays. No matter your plans, your commute may be affected by road closures.

TTC Subway Closures: Several Stations Opening Late (Dec. 15)

Happy Friday! There are a few TTC subway closures this weekend that could affect your commute.

10 CHEAP Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend (Dec. 13-15)

Happy Friday! It’s December which means that the Christmas Market and a plethora of other wonderful things to do are happening that are free, cheap and sure to get you in the holiday mood.

Project Of The Year — The Well

It’s touted as the most ambitious mixed-use project in the country. Those metrics are difficult to verify, but there’s no doubt The Well is of a scale seldom seen before and is a game-changing development for Toronto.

Canada

Canadian Housing Starts Trended Upward In November

Compared to the slight downturn this past October, Canadian housing starts have improved.

International

Check Out These Great Gadget Gift Ideas For The 2019 Holidays

Some friendly advice for holiday shoppers: Don’t buy clothes for someone else – they may smile and thank you for the lime green cardigan but they’ll hunt for the gift receipt when they get home.

Yule And Condo Etiquette: How To Smoke Pot (Almost) Odourlessly

The holiday season is upon us (ho ho ho), and that means figuring out how to smoke your legal pot without having the odour offend Aunt Dorothy, your nephew or your condo neighbours.

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