More homeowners canceling listings, turning homes into rentals as housing market cools

More homeowners canceling listings, turning homes into rentals as housing market cools

When Shannon Tebb listed her downtown Toronto loft for sale in mid-June, she did everything to make the property attractive for buyers. She hired stagers, painted walls, washed the windows, listed the place below market value and advertised all over social media. But by July, she was pulling the property off the market – and … Read more

BC Housing CEO quits, cites growing anger toward policy makers, violence against homeless people

BC Housing CEO quits, cites growing anger toward policy makers, violence against homeless people

BC Housing CEO Shayne Ramsay has announced his retirement, saying he no longer has the confidence he can solve the complex problems facing the agency.The Canadian Press The man who has led BC’s housing agency for 22 years is resigning, saying several recent incidents of violence against homeless people, plus the increasingly threatening environment for … Read more

Your boss is burned out – but terrified to tell anyone. Business leaders are crumbling under the pandemic’s slow pace of work

Your boss is burned out – but terrified to tell anyone.  Business leaders are crumbling under the pandemic’s slow pace of work

Paula Allen in Toronto on Feb., 25, 2021.Christopher Katsarov/The Globe and Mail Two and a half years into the pandemic, business leaders can’t take it anymore. Far too often they are beyond their breaking points, so burned out they barely remember what a normal work life used to feel like – but they’re terrified to … Read more

An AI Just Independently Discovered Alternate Physics

An AI Just Independently Discovered Alternate Physics

Grab any physics textbook and you’ll find formula after formula describing how things wobble, fly, swerve and stop. The formulas describe actions we can observe, but behind each could be sets of factors that aren’t immediately obvious. Now, a new AI program developed by researchers at Columbia University has seemingly discovered its own alternative physics. … Read more

Michele Romanow’s Clearco laying off a quarter of staff as financier battles tech slump

Michele Romanow’s Clearco laying off a quarter of staff as financier battles tech slump

Clearco CEO Michele Romanow speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco on October 2, 2019.STEVE JENNINGS/AFP/Getty Images Clearco is cutting a quarter of its staff and signaled it could retreat from several foreign markets as the e-commerce merchant financier became the second prominent Canadian technology company this week to admit it expanded too quickly in … Read more

Bizarre, Tentacled ‘Flower’ Creature Glimpsed in The Depths of The Pacific

Bizarre, Tentacled ‘Flower’ Creature Glimpsed in The Depths of The Pacific

New footage showing a giant, peculiar-looking tentacled sea creature floating languidly in the depths of the Pacific Ocean has left researchers questioning if what they’re seeing is a new species. A team of scientists spotted the strange animal while on board the E/V Nautilusa research vessel used by the Ocean Exploration Trust – a nonprofit … Read more

Huge $905,000 over-asking bid swamps rival bidder for Bedford Park home

Huge 5,000 over-asking bid swamps rival bidder for Bedford Park home

Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd. 733 Woburn Ave., Toronto Asking price: $2,695,000 (May, 2022) Selling price: $3.6-million (May, 2022) Previous selling price: $1,350,000 (June, 2007) Tax: $12,947 (2021) Days on the market: One Listing agents: Andre Kutyan and Robert Greenberg, Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd. The action The main floor has 10-foot ceilings, oak and … Read more

Blue Jays must act fast to secure bright future

Blue Jays must act fast to secure bright future

Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Santiago Espinal scores a run and celebrates with shortstop Bo Bichette against the Kansas City Royals at Rogers Center on July 17.Nick Turchiaro/USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Coming out of the All-Star Game, the news from the Toronto perspective is that second baseman Santiago Espinal has added assistant GM to … Read more

Near-record $1.7-billion poured into Montreal in first half of 2022

Near-record .7-billion poured into Montreal in first half of 2022

Montreal’s skyline on March 25, 2020.Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press Canadian and international companies continue to make record investments in the Montreal area this year as the region shakes off the effects of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, but a slowdown looms in the months ahead amid the prospect of recession. Quebec’s most sweeping language overhaul in … Read more

The highest-yielding stocks on the TSX, plus risk data

The highest-yielding stocks on the TSX, plus risk data

The table below ranks all S&P/TSX companies by indicated dividend yield, according to Bloomberg data. Yield-paying index stocks where no credit rating is available from either Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s are excluded from the table. It is intended as a starting point for further research. We hope the data provided are helpful and credible, … Read more