COLD SLEEPOUT RAISES CASH FOR COVENANT HOUSE

Dozens of Toronto business and community leaders slept on the streets Thursday night in sleeping bags on a piece of cardboard. They braved a wind chill of minus-18 to raise money for homeless kids. The third annual Covenant House Executive … read more

GFB Podcast: John Tory – November 19th

Toronto Mayor Elect John Tory says the battle between the online taxi service Uber and the City’s licensing commission, needs to be settled in a city conference room, not in a courtroom. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

GFB Podcast: Dr Zach – November 19th

Our GFB house doctor, Zachary Levine, offers information and advice on the flu, getting the flu shot, watching for symptoms that you might be seriously ill and what to take to shorten, even if just for a day or so, … read more

GFB Podcast: Kristine Hubbard – November 19th

Kristine Hubbard, Operations Manager for Beck Taxi says it’s high time the city took Uber, the online taxi service, to court for operating illegally in Toronto. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

GFB Podcast: Doug Jones – November 18th

Goldhawk Contributor Doug Jones, Senior Vice President and Trustee in Bankruptcy at BDO Canada, offers help and advice on debt management issues, especially for seniors entering retirement and still in debt. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

GFB Podcast: Susan Eng – November 18th

Susan Eng, Vice President of Advocacy at CARP, questions the Ontario government plan to give nursing and retirement homes from 5 to 11 years to install automatic sprinkler systems in older facilities. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

GFB Podcast: Dr. David Perlmutter – November 17th

Neurologist Dr.David Perlmutter, the author of the best-selling ‘Grain Brain’ that spoke of the evils of gluten and sugar, has now written a book advising us what we should eat: The Grain Brain Cookbook Podcast: Play in new window | … read more

GFB Podcast: Sabrina Butterfly GoPaul – November 17th

Sabrina Butterfly GoPaul, from Jane Finch Action Against Poverty, says despite new police regulations on carding, police in Toronto are still breaking the rules. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

BROADWAY BIDS FAREWELL TO ELAINE STRITCH

Broadway royalty said a final farewell to a larger-than-life theatrical star. Famous names were on stage and in the audience yesterday for Everybody Rise: a Celebration of Elaine Stritch. The audience included David Hyde Pierce, John Lithgow, Chita Rivera, and … read more

REAL ESTATE SURGES IN OCTOBER

With homes bringing in higher prices in Toronto, Calgary and B-C, The Canadian Real Estate Association says sales in October were up seven per cent - compared with a year ago. A closer look at the numbers shows that Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, … read more