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Why Mortgage Rates Are Higher On Investment Properties

If you’re looking to get into the investment property market these days, you might be a little put off when you start hunting around for mortgage quotes.  According to a recent report in The Globe and Mail, investors now account for a fifth of all home purchases in Canada, including over a third of Toronto’s…
Tags: Real Estate, Marketing, Toronto, Canada, Globe, General Finance


Ohtani’s RBI, Barria’s Gem Gives Angels 1-0 Victory Over A’s

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani ended a long run drought with an RBI double, Jaime Barria outdueled Cole Irvin and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Saturday. The Japanese two-way sensation lined a double to right-center in the third that drove in Matt Thaiss and ended the Angels’ string of 29 straight scoreless innings against the Athletics. It was Ohtani’s 82nd RBI of the season, one behind Toronto’s Vladimir Guerrero Jr. for the major league lead. The Angels (5...
Tags: Texas, Minnesota, Angels, Sports, Toronto, Ap, Mlb, Oakland Athletics, Baseball, Athletics, Las Vegas, Oakland, Los Angeles Angels, Harrison, Irvin, Sean Murphy


2 travelers to Canada gave false COVID vaccination information. They were each fined almost $20K

Two travelers trying to enter Toronto from the U.S. were fined after providing false information related to proof of vaccination.
Tags: Toronto, Canada


Bombardier Union Workers Ratify 3-Year Agreement to End Strike at Toronto Plant

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The union workers at Bombardier Inc's Toronto business-jet assembly plant on Saturday ratified new, three-year collective...
Tags: Toronto, Ottawa, Reuters, Bombardier Inc, Bombardier Union Workers Ratify, Toronto Plant


Recipes for this weeks FoodShare’s DWS box.

When I don’t know if it’s the name that triggered their ire, but they complained about the price of this box and shared my post so that I could get a bunch of angry messages about it for no good reason. After thinking about it, I don’t really take issue with the price or the contents on any level, but ultimately that’s my call to make. I realize that sometimes people just don’t buy a bunch of vegetables on a regular basis, so they may not know how much things cost in stores or otherwise, b...
Tags: Toronto, Tokyo, Vegans, Local Food, FoodShare, Perilla, Efo Riro, Jegbese, Efo Shoko, Lagos Spinach, Korean Vegan, Christie At Home, Waldorf Market, Ministry of Curry, Tokyo Bekana, Red Wagon Farm


Twins deal ace Jose Berrios to Toronto; J.A. Happ, Hansel Robles also traded

Toronto sent two of its top prospects to the Twins for pitcher Jose Berrios, who reacted to the trade with a combination of sadness about leaving and enthusiasm for what's ahead.


One of Embraer's worst selling jets just got a shot in the arm with an 30-aircraft order from Canada's Porter Airlines: Meet the E195-E2

An Embraer E195-E2 aircraft rendering in Porter Airlines colors. Porter Airlines and Embraer Porter Airlines is ordering 30 of Embraer's E195-E2 aircraft as it expands to jet operations. Embraer has struggled to sell its E190-E2 family of aircraft, with less than 200 total firm orders before Porter. Porter can use the aircraft to fly to further destinations in Canada, the US, the Caribbean, and Central America. See more stories on Insider's business page. Canada's Porter Airl...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Shutterstock, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Air Canada, Planes, US, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Flying


Too Much Money Spent

from Damien Cox of the Toronto Star, It was another week for the economics of the NHL to defy the laws of, well, economics. This is a league, let’s not forget, that has lost hundreds of millions of dollars in the past 18 months because of COVID-19. Maybe a billion. Maybe more. To deal with these losses, the NHL has added about 25 NHL jobs through expansion. This has happened at a time when all 31 teams were limited to just 28 home games in the 2020-21 season. For those games, the ...
Tags: Toronto, Sport, NHL, Damien Cox, COVID


Twins Trade 2-Time All-Star Pitcher José Berríos to Toronto

The playoff-chasing Toronto Blue Jays won the pursuit for All-Star pitcher José Berríos, acquiring the Minnesota right-hander for two minor leaguers.
Tags: Minnesota, Toronto, Toronto Blue Jays, All Star, Time All Star, Jose Berrios


Bombardier Reaches Agreement With Canadian Union Members

(Reuters) - Business jet maker Bombardier Inc said on Friday it reached an agreement with Toronto members of Canada's largest private-sector...
Tags: Toronto, Canada, Bombardier, Bombardier Inc, Reuters Business


Friday Jobs Roundup

Each Friday, we share the latest job listings from Slaw Jobs, which features employment opportunities from across the country. Find out more about these positions by following the links below, or learn how you can use Slaw Jobs to gain valuable exposure for your job ads, while supporting the great Canadian legal commentary at Slaw.ca. Current postings on Slaw Jobs: Hospitality Clerk (Full-time) | Vancouver, BC (Bennett Jones) Legal Assistant, Resource Team (Corporate & Litigation) (Contract rol...
Tags: Law, Toronto, Slaw, Powerex, Bennett Jones, Friday Jobs Roundup, Calgary AB Bennett Jones Knowledge Management, Calgary AB Bennett Jones, Edmonton AB Bennett Jones


NBA Draft 2021 live updates: Lakers reportedly near deal to acquire Russell Westbrook

As we approach the 2021 NBA draft, which begins at 5 p.m, reports about possible deals abound. The Lakers are reportedly in talks for a deal that would bring Russell Westbrook to Los Angeles. It would be a homecoming for the Southern California native that played at Leuzinger High School and UCLA before starting his NBA career in Seattle. USC forward Evan Mobley will be among the NBA draft prospects expected to hear his name called early Thursday evening. The former Rancho Christian High big man...
Tags: Utah, New York, Minnesota, Abc, Washington, Milwaukee, Sports, Sacramento, Toronto, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sport, Indiana, Chicago, Soccer, Brooklyn


Is The Goaltending In Toronto Good Enough To Win The Cup?

from Michael Traikos of the National Post, While the Tampa Bay Lightning won back-to-back championships with four-time Vezina Trophy finalist Andrei Vasilevskiy as their unquestioned starter, the line between elite No. 1 goalie and flavour-of-the-month has never been so blurred — or so confusing. Maybe that is why so many teams are now treating the position as though it is the NHL’s version of a bullpen. It’s all about quantity — not quality — these days, with teams preferring tandems...
Tags: Florida, Toronto, Sport, NHL, Tampa Bay Lightning, Leafs, Campbell, Sergei Bobrovsky, Andersen, Carolina, Mrazek, Frederik Andersen, Carey Price, Kyle Dubas, Andrei Vasilevskiy, Michael Traikos


Michael Bunting on his style of play: “When I am playing my best, I am under the other team’s skin and getting in their faces”

After signing a two-year contract, Michael Bunting discussed his decision to return home to play for his hometown Maple Leaf, his style of play, and the role and opportunity in front of him in Toronto. Can you tell us about your experience growing up in Scarborough as a Leafs fan? Bunting: Obviously, growing up in […] The post Michael Bunting on his style of play: “When I am playing my best, I am under the other team’s skin and getting in their faces” appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.
Tags: Toronto, Sport, Scarborough, Leafs, Michael Bunting, Leafs News


Kyle Dubas: “In signing David Kampf, it allows us to be more flexible… You could potentially put Alex Kerfoot onto the wing as needed”

On TSN Overdrive, GM Kyle Dubas discussed the departure of Nick Foligno, Frederik Andersen, and Zach Hyman, moving ahead with a goaltending tandem of Jack Campbell and Petr Mrazek, and the players that could challenge for roster spots from within the system. Nick Foligno mentioned he felt he was close to returning to Toronto at […] The post Kyle Dubas: “In signing David Kampf, it allows us to be more flexible… You could potentially put Alex Kerfoot onto the wing as needed” appeared first on Mapl...
Tags: Toronto, Sport, Petr Mrazek, Nick Foligno, Kyle Dubas, Jack Campbell, Zach Hyman, Leafs News, Alex Kerfoot, David Kampf, TSN Overdrive GM, Nick Foligno Frederik Andersen


IFC Films Sets U.S. Release for Mia Hansen-Løve’s Cannes Title ‘Bergman Island’

IFC Films has set the U.S. theatrical release date for Mia Hansen-Løve’s “Bergman Island” on Oct. 15. The critically acclaimed movie world premiered in competition at the Cannes Film Festival and will next play at Toronto, among other key fall festivals. The film stars Mia Wasikowska (“Maps to the Stars”), Tim Roth (“Once Upon a […]
Tags: News, Global, Toronto, Markets & Festivals, Ifc, Cannes film festival, Ifc Films, Tim Roth, Mia Wasikowska, Mia Hansen-love, Mia Hansen Løve, Arianna Bocco, Bergman Island, Cannes Title ` Bergman Island


Zach Hyman Signing Is Official In Edmonton

(Edmonton, AB) - The Edmonton Oilers have signed free agent forward Zach Hyman to a seven-year contract with an average annual value (AAV) of $5.5 million. Hyman, 29, joins the Oilers after spending six seasons as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs where he appeared in 345 games recording 185 points (86G, 99A) along with 201 PIM and a plus/minus rating of +72. The 6’1”, 210-pound Toronto native saw action in 43 games last season and ranked fifth among Leaf forwards in goals (15) as well as...
Tags: Toronto, Sport, Edmonton, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Hyman, Zach Hyman, EDMONTON AB


Nikita Zadoro Traded To Calgary By Chicago

Flames acquire Nikita Zadorov from Chicago in exchange for a third round pick (acquired from Toronto) in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. — John Shannon (@JShannonhl) July 28, 2021
Tags: Toronto, Sport, Chicago, NHL, Calgary, Nikita Zadorov, John Shannon


TIFF 2021 Contemporary World Cinema and Discovery Lineup Announced

The first wave of Toronto International Film Festival 2021 titles dropped last week, and now we have even more movies joining the festival. The titles announced today are part of the TIFF Contemporary World Cinema and Discovery lineup, and include new films from Jane Campion, Maya Forbes and Wallace Wolodarsky, Joachim Trier, and more – including a heavy dose of debut features from filmmakers on the rise. The Toronto International Film Festival is back this year for its 46th edition, and whi...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Hbo, Usa, London, Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, News, Keira Knightley, Mexico, France, Russia, India, New York City, Toronto, Los Angeles


The 9 behind-the-scenes professionals you need to know in digital health

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:We found 9 players working behind the scenes who can make or break a digital health startup;It's back to wearing masks indoors, even for those fully vaccinated, CDC says;Here's the presentation Deep Genomics used to raise $180 million from investors including SoftBank and Khosla.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydia...
Tags: Cdc, Softbank, Masks, US, Toronto, Trends, Cnn, Healthcare, Delta, Wu Tang, Andreessen Horowitz, Biden, Khosla, Orlando Florida, Biogen, Newsletters


The Latest Talk

from Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet, Lets do some quick predictions: EXTENSIONS Brayden Point: The Lighting announce an eight-year extension just under $9.5 million (the AAV for both Nikita Kucherov and Andrei Vasilevskiy). Like the other two, Point’s worth every penny. Tampa continues its history of extending players the year before their contracts expire. Darnell Nurse: Reported Tuesday Edmonton was discussing a four-year extension for him. Both sides want to extend, but there...
Tags: Minnesota, Toronto, Sport, Edmonton, Tampa, AAV, Nikita Kucherov, Sam Reinhart, Carolina, Cody Ceci, Zach Parise, Elliotte Friedman, Brandon Sutter, Darnell, Andrei Vasilevskiy, Nick Ritchie


Hilal Chouman’s ‘World of Dogs’

The short story ‘World of Dogs’ was originally written in Arabic, by celebrated Lebanese author Hilal Chouman (Limbo Beirut), and adapted into English by the author, with editorial support. It first appeared in English translation on ArabLit in July 2019: By Hilal Chouman Ousama Baalbaki / Fire, Works (2018) He couldn’t believe his dream was happening right before his eyes. In the dream, which came to him often, he walks aimlessly down one of the city’s streets, empty of people...
Tags: Books, Fiction, Toronto, Dubai, Beirut, Hilal Chouman, Hilal Chouman Ousama Baalbaki, Yasmine Zohdi Bekriah Mawasi Ziad Dallal, Lynx Qualey Hilal Chouman, Anna Ziajka Stanton, Limbo Beirut


A Lakers dream acquisition? What you should know while entertaining offseason rumors

Editor’s note: This is the Tuesday, July 27 edition of the Purple & Bold Lakers newsletter from reporter Kyle Goon. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here. When the basketballs get shelved, somehow imaginations start running wild. That’s been the recent key of NBA free agency, in which the rumor mill starts spinning furiously and fans start dreaming of every great player under the sun wearing their team’s jersey. That might be exponentially true of Lakers fans, who have gleefull...
Tags: New York, Washington, Sports, Phoenix Suns, Toronto, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Davis, Nba, Dallas, Miami, Philadelphia, Espn, Lebron James, Anthony Davis


Brookfield (BAM) Gets $7 Billion for Impact Fund With Temasek on Board - Bloomberg

Brookfield (BAM) Gets $7 Billion for Impact Fund With Temasek on Board - Bloomberg Brookfield Asset Management Inc. said it has raised $7 billion for the initial close of its new impact investment fund, pulling in money from Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund and Canadian pension managers for an investment vehicle that will help businesses cut their carbon emissions.The Toronto-based alternative asset manager said it plans to raise as much as $12.5 billion for the Brookfield Global Transition F...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Toronto, Brookfield, Temasek, Temasek Holdings, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Ontario Teachers ' Pension Plan Board, Board Bloomberg, Board Bloomberg Brookfield Asset Management Inc, Brookfield Global Transition Fund


Dodgers’ David Price talks potential deals with Andrew Friedman

LOS ANGELES — David Price has Andrew Friedman’s phone number and he’s not afraid to use it. “I mean, I say go and get (Jacob) deGrom. That would be a huge piece,” Price said, targeting the two-time Cy Young Award winner and current ace of the NL East-leading New York Mets – who will not be traded before Friday’s in-season deadline. “He rakes. I think he’s hitting .350 or whatever it is. He’s a pretty good pitcher as well.” Price said the deGrom trade is “just something I kind of say in the clubh...
Tags: Sports, Toronto, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Tigers, Detroit, Rays, Los Angeles Dodgers, Detroit Tigers, Tampa, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Mets, Tampa Bay Rays, Andrew


Accel doubles down on 1Password, which just raised $100M more at a $2B valuation

Toronto-based 1Password is one of those rare companies that is a) profitable and b) transparent enough to share financials. And today, the company announced that it raised $100 million in a Series B round of funding that doubles the company’s valuation to $2 billion. You may recall that the previously bootstrapped 1Password only raised its first round of external capital in 2019 – a $200 million Series A led by Accel that represented the venture firm’s largest single investment in its 3...
Tags: Security, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Privacy, Funding, Toronto, Dave, Canada, SaaS, Ashton Kutcher, Shopify, Squarespace, Stewart Butterfield, Accel, 1password


The best shoe polishes to revitalize your leather footwear

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Otter Wax Conditioner, shoe cream, and wax polish work hand-in-hand to keep leather footwear looking its best. Don't skimp on your leather-care routine if you want your shoes and boots to last. Think of these leather-care products as skincare for your shoes. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky I still vividly remember the time when a TSA agent told me I needed to shine my shoes as he watched them...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, France, New York City, Toronto, Trends, Spain, Features, Buying Guide, Manhattan, Men's Fashion, Tsa, Shoe, Kiwi, Don, Saphir


Would You Trade Mitch Marner For Rasmus Dahlin?

from Travis Yost of TSN, One of the biggest challenges they have right now is a top-heavy roster on the cap front – not an issue for teams winning through their stars, but again, that hasn’t been the case in Toronto. Although Auston Matthews appears worth every penny, players like Mitch Marner ($10.9-million AAV) continue to be evaluated. Top-pairing defenceman Morgan Rielly’s contract is another issue. The deal expires at the end of next season and he is looking at a raise, one he pr...
Tags: Toronto, Sport, Buffalo, Auston Matthews, Dahlin, Sabres, Morgan Rielly, Mitch Marner, Travis Yost, Rasmus Dahlin, Mitch Marner For Rasmus Dahlin


Gia Toronto – First Tastes

It feels like it’s been a while since we’ve been excited about a new Toronto vegan friendly spot, and I just want to bottle this feeling up and share it with all of you. Gia is the new “plant-forward” incarnation of the restaurant formerly known as Ufficio and Stephano’s Sandwiches, a short walk away from Trinity Bellwoods. They just opened Gia this month, and have a nice big patio area (with umbrellas.) We got take out, and I was very impressed with everything they had to offer AND how well...
Tags: Toronto, Vegans, GIA, Tortelli, Stephano, Gia Toronto, Ufficio, Insalata Panzanella, Mains Casareccia Salsiccia, Porcini Tortelli, Dundas Street West Toronto


Leafs Won’t Do A Sign And Trade With Zach Hymen

from Kristen Shilton of TSN, According to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger, Hyman is set to sign a long-term deal with the Edmonton Oilers when free agency officially begins next week. Dubas had subsequently been engaged with Oilers’ GM Ken Holland on a sign-and-trade that would have allowed Hyman to ink a max-term eight-year deal with Edmonton. But Dreger reported on Saturday those talks proved fruitless. Dubas and the Leafs placed a high value on the cap savings that eighth year wou...
Tags: Toronto, Sport, NHL, Edmonton, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, Leafs, TSN, Ken Holland, Kristen Shilton, Hyman, Dreger, Dubas, TSN Hockey Insider, Zach Hymen, Darren Dreger Hyman