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POLL SHOWS TORONTONIANS FAVOUR OLYMPIC BID

The heat may be turning up on Toronto and a possible bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. A new forum research poll shows more than 6 in 10 of us want the city of make the bid.  Forum interviewed … read more

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TORONTO 2024 OLYMPIC GAMES?

The big question now that the Pan Am games are over, is whether or not Toronto will make a bid for the 2024 Olympics. Talk of that prospect ramped up over the weekend when Marcel Aubut, head of Canada’s Olympic … read more

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PAN AM SUCCESS LEADS TO OLYMPIC BID IDEAS FOR TORONTO

Will the success of the Pan Am Games lead to a Toronto bid to host the 2024 Olympics? That’s the hope of many who enjoyed the Pan Am experience, including Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut. Aubut says he will … read more

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PAN AM TICKET SALES SOAR

           Pan Am Games organizers say ticket sales have eclipsed one million.  Ticket sales have jumped by more than 300,000 since the opening ceremonies July 10th. Ticket sales sat around 750 thousand before the Games started.  Ticket sales are … read more

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UBER OVERTAKES TAXIS AS MOST POPULAR TRANSPORTATION AMONG BUSINESS TRAVELLERS: SURVEY

There’s good reason Toronto taxi owners are nervous about the ride sharing service Uber. A new survey of North American markets shows taxis are losing business travellers to ride hailing services like Uber. According to the expense management firm, Certify, Uber … read more

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DOZENS OF CHARGES FILED AGAINST TORONTO UBER X DRIVERS

Just days after Toronto city council voted work on new regulations, bylaw officers are cracking down on Uber. Currently, 36 UberX drivers face 72 charges. About half were laid following last week’s council vote. The charges relate to operating an unlicensed … read more

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ZOOMERS CASHING IN WHEN DOWNSIZING TO CONDOS IN TORONTO’S HOT HOUSING MARKET

Toronto’s red hot housing market is showing no signs of slowing down. And there’s good news for zoomers who are looking to downsize as prices for homes have gone up more than prices for condos. Figures from Royal LePage suggest … read more

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TORONTO LAUNCHES “MUSIC 311″

The city has launched a new project – that brings the music of Toronto artists to the 311 phone system. It’s called Music 311 and mayor John Tory says it’s a great way to hear music recorded by local artists … read more

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PRICEY NORTH TORONTO ALZHEIMER’S RESIDENCE ON VERGE OF BANKRUPTCY: REPORT

As the number of people living with dementia rises with an aging population, a state of the art home for Alzheimer’s patients in north Toronto is on the verge of bankruptcy. B’nai Brith opened the Alzheimer Centre of Excellence near … read more

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A FOURTH BOMB THREAT ‘HOAX’ ON WESTJET THIS WEEK PROMPTS REASSURANCE FROM THE AIRLINE AND TRANSPORT MINISTER

A bomb threat against a WestJet flight is the fourth such incident at the airline this week, and the fifth time in recent days involving a Canadian airliner. A WestJet plane carrying 35 people from Vancouver to Toronto was diverted … read more

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