06
Dec
2021
Posted by: In: Brampton garbage strike, Caledon garbage strike, Canada, Emterra Environmental, LIUNA, LIUNA Local 183, Mississauga garbage strike, Peel Region, Peel Region garbage strike, Peel Region waste collection strike, Region Of Peel, Strike, strike action

Waste collection disrupted in large part of Peel Region as workers strike – Toronto

Waste collection is being disrupted in a large part of Peel Region after workers went on strike Monday. Some residents in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon may face delays in the collection of garbage and organics, while recycling and yard waste will not be picked up during the labour disruption,…
13
Oct
2021
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy, Toronto Covid, Toronto Zoo, Toronto Zoo COVID, Toronto Zoo vaccine policy, Zoo, Zoo toronto

Toronto Zoo to implement proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all patrons starting Oct. 25 – Toronto

The Toronto Zoo has announced it will require proof of vaccination against COVID-19 for all eligible guests and visitors aged 12 and older, members, business partners, and contractors. The policy will come into effect on Monday, Oct. 25 for anyone wishing to enter the zoo grounds. Officials said prior…
15
Apr
2021
Posted by: In: City of Mississauga, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Mississauga, COVID, COVID-19, COVID-19 Mississauga, Health, Huf Gym, Huf Gym Mississauga, Mississauga Bylaw Enforcement, Mississauga Bylaws, peel regional police

Standoff includes police as Mississauga gym owner reopens despite COVID-19 emergency orders – Toronto

After bylaw officers sat outside for two days watching, Peel Regional Police officers moved in outside a Mississauga gym that opened this week in the face of Ontario laws that prevent fitness facilities from seeing most clients in person. But despite the police presence, the gym remained open and…
31
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: BC, Calgary, Canada, Canadian Football League, CFL, Edmonton, Football, Hamilton, Montreal, Sports, Toronto, XFL

CFL, XFL face plenty of hurdles if they want to join forces and form a partnership

The CFL and XFL are continuing their talks on a potential partnership and ways to grow the game. However, Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson, a co-owner of the American-based XFL, gave the impression the two sides are much further along with a recent tweet. “We’ll figure out a smart season…
04
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Destination Toronto, economic loses, Economy, Events, Meetings, Toronto, toronto hospitality, toronto tourism, toronto tourism industry, Tourism, tourism toronto, visitor spending

Toronto lost $8.35B in tourist activity due to 1st year of COVID-19 pandemic – Toronto

According to an analysis done by Destination Toronto, the COVID-19 pandemic has cost the city’s economy $8.35 billion due to a drop in tourism and hospitality spending. Some of the hardest hit sectors include: retail: $1.68 billion food and beverage: $1.33 billion accommodations: $1.21 billion finance: $1.03 billion transportation:…
02
Dec
2020
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, coronavirus beer, Coronavirus Business, Coronavirus Toronto, COVID-19, COVID-19 Toronto, Health, Red Tape Brewery, Toronto Beer, Toronto Businesses, Toronto Coronavirus, toronto covid-19

Toronto brewery overcomes coronavirus pandemic obstacles to launch business – Toronto

At 11 a.m. on opening day, mask-wearing customers are already rolling into Red Tape Brewery in Toronto‘s Upper Beaches neighbourhood. It’s been a long time coming for married business partners, Sarabeth and Sean Holden, who had planned on opening during the first half of 2020. But with construction delays,…
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…
02
Jun
2020
Posted by: In: Coronavirus Toronto, COVID-19, COVID-19 Toronto, Food To Fight, Liberty Entertainment Group, Nick Di Donato

Coronavirus: Toronto businesses partner to provide 5,000 meals a week to frontline health-care workers

Liberty Entertainment Group and partners have organized Food to Fight, an initiative that provides 5,000 meals a week to the frontline staff at Mount Sinai Hospital, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare and Toronto General Hospital. Susan Hay has the story.
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,…