Could Toronto build a neighborhood of wooden homes?

Could Toronto build a neighborhood of wooden homes?

Ever see a neat project in another city and wonder: could we do it here? Should we? We have too, and as part of an ongoing series we’ll be taking ideas from around the world and running them through the lens of Toronto. Could a housing development built entirely of mass timber happen here? Starting … Read more

Kinder Surprise: More chocolate remembered Canada

Kinder Surprise: More chocolate remembered Canada

Even more Kinder chocolate products have been recalled in Canada over fears of salmonella contamination. Health Canada announced Monday more products are being pulled from shelves due to possible salmonella contamination. Over 20 products are now on the recall list including Kinder Easter mini eggs and advent calendars. The products have been sold across Canada, … Read more

Driverless car pulled over by police: video

Driverless car pulled over by police: video

Have you ever wondered what happens when a driverless car gets pulled over? A video posted earlier this month on social media has shown just that after police attempted to stop an autonomous vehicle on the streets of San Francisco. The vehicle, operated by the self-driving car company Cruise, is seen pulled over on the … Read more

Global EV demand creates once-in-a-generation opportunity for Canadian mining sector

Global EV demand creates once-in-a-generation opportunity for Canadian mining sector

Ottawa is set to pour an “unprecedented” amount of public money into the mining and metals sector as growing global demand for electric vehicles creates what industry insiders say is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for Canadian resources. In last week’s federal budget, Justin Trudeau’s Liberals committed to providing up to $3.8 billion over eight years to … Read more

Once a retail giant, Kmart nears extinction in the US – Business News

Once a retail giant, Kmart nears extinction in the US – Business News

Photo: The Canadian Press The familiar sights and sounds are still there: the scuffed and faded floor tiles, the relentless beige-on-beige color scheme, the toddlers’ clothes and refrigerators and pretty much everything in between. There’s even a canned recording that begins, “Attention, Kmart shoppers” — except it’s to remind folks about COVID-19 precautions, not to … Read more

Metro workers at distribution center reach new deal

Metro workers at distribution center reach new deal

Workers at a Metro distribution center in Ontario have voted in favor of a new deal Workers at a Metro distribution center in Ontario have voted in favor of a new deal while workers at a Sobeys warehouse in Quebec have rejected the grocer’s latest offer. More than 900 workers at Metro Inc.’s Toronto-area distribution … Read more

China Allows New Games To Release After Devastating Freeze

China Allows New Games To Release After Devastating Freeze

Photo: CGV (Getty Images) After a nine-month hiatus that put the Chinese games industry on edge, China’s culture regulators have finally started issuing new approvals for domestic games so they can be published within the country. As first reported by BloombergThe National Press and Publication Association (China’s cultural regulator for news, print, and web publications) … Read more