23
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Coronavirus Toronto, COVID-19 Toronto, Economy, Toronto Apartments, Toronto Condos, Toronto Economy, Toronto Real Estate, Toronto Rentals

Toronto rental market turned upside down by coronavirus pandemic, hands power to tenants

TORONTO — Landlords are lining up to sign Rees Nam and their partner as tenants, even though the two have already found an apartment in Toronto — a far cry from when Nam was last on the hunt, two years ago. Back then, it took a personal connection for Nam…
06
Mar
2019
Posted by: In: Ajax, All My Sons Hair of Art Studio, Blogs, Greater Toronto Area, GTA, Lifestyle, Monique & Eusi Prince, news, Sons Stop Shooting Our Sons movement, Toronto

Activists, business partners, parents: Find out how this Ajax couple does it all

Monique Prince describes herself as a woman with many hats. With her husband, Eusi, she’s the co-owner of two popular barbershops in the Greater Toronto Area called All My Sons Hair of Art Studio. Together, this couple understand the importance of keeping a balance. But maintaining a balance is a…
20
Apr
2016
Posted by: In: Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Canada, CNIB, Diane Bergeron

Despite ongoing issues, Ontario plans to reduce small business accessibility requirements – Toronto

For most people, hailing a cab is no big deal, but Diane Bergeron has a guide dog and she says that makes all the difference. After a hotel doorman hailed a taxi for Bergeron, she said the driver refused to allow her guide dog Lucy on board. “He just said,…
08
Sep
2014
Posted by: In: Deco, John Tory, Olivia Chow, Politics, Rob Ford, Toronto mayor

Rob Ford denies helping business partner with powers as mayor – Toronto

TORONTO- Rob Ford is once again facing allegations that he used his position as mayor to help a client of his company, Deco Labels and Tags. “I’ve answered this numerous times, I’ll answer it again. Deco has never benefited one iota, not one dime from any business we have done…
12
Feb
2014
Posted by: In: Blogs, Making a Difference

Entrepreneur steps away from tragic moment, opens new business – Toronto

BRAMPTON- There’s a new business in Brampton that hasn’t officially opened- yet people are already stopping by. Daniel and Renata Lewis have known each other since they were eight years old. Now they’re not only partners in life but business partners as well – a tea business. On Thursday Daniel…