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Youth unemployment improving, report says

October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Alex Lambert Youth unemployment in Canada is experiencing some positive trends, according to a report released Tuesday by the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada. The report outlines the misconception many people have that...

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Random House and Penguin Books merge

October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Patricia Brotzel A merger between publishing giants Random House and Penguin Books will create the world’s largest publisher of books. German company Bertelsmann SE & Co., which owns Random House, will have controlling shares...

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Venture Seed Fund project gives money to budding businesses. By Neetu Thind and Lisa Gillan Grants of up to $8,000 are being handed out to recent and soon-to-be Humber grads interested in starting their own...

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West Jet gets new planes

October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Matthew Smith West Jet has announced it will buy 20 new Bombardier Q400 turbo-prop planes to launch a low fare branch of the airline. Public relations manager for the airline Robert Palmer said the...

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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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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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