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Developer proposes casino for Toronto

October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

  By Adriano Mancini A casino in Toronto could be one step closer to becoming a reality after a massive proposal was released Friday that would see big changes coming to the downtown core. Developmental...

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By Victoria Brown It appears most Canadians are paper people. A survey by BookNet Canada reports 86 per cent of Canadians still buy printed books. Despite a 2012 Canada Digital Future in Focus report finding...

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Facebook reaches 1 billion users

October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Kristin Andrews “Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most proud of in my life.” – Mark Zuckerberg If you’re a member of the Facebook community,...

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Darth Vader web domain rescued by Toronto firm

October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Alex Lambert A domain name from the dark side of movies has found its rightful owner after the Toronto internet services company Tucows rescued DarthVader.com. The domain name, now belonging to Lucasfilm, was saved...

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By Kelly Snider and Chanelle Seguin Due to the drastic change from an unseasonably warm climate to a frost this past spring, apple picking was very sparse. Snider and Seguin reported on the effect the...

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Amateur sports get $205 million boost

September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Kelly Snider Canada’s largest investment in amateur sport infrastructure has been announced for the 2015 Toronto Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. Combined, the federal government, City of Toronto and University of Toronto Scarborough...

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RIM pins hopes on Blackberry 10

September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Compiled by Andrew Schopp Research in Motion has placed all its chips on the release of the new BlackBerry 10 smartphone and operating platform. Once the pinnacle of the mobile communications industry, Waterloo-based RIM has...

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Hailo launches app-based taxi services in Toronto

September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The launch this week of a new app to order taxis in Toronto is getting a lot of attention, but at the same time there are also safety concerns about unlicensed app based taxi companies....

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Underground economy worth billions

September 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Compiled by Helen Surgenor Canada’s underground economy was worth up to $35 billion in 2009, said Statistics Canada—and that doesn’t include revenues from illegal operations, drugs or prostitution. According to the report, “the three most...

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Executive pay freeze proposed by province

September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Shylo Adams Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan announced Thursday that the provincial government will propose a cap on compensation for public service executives and a two-year pay freeze for managers. “Here in Ontario we’re...

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