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    • Driver & Vehicle Licence Fee Increases Come Into Effect...Driver & Vehicle Licence Fee Increases Come Into Effect September 1

      Driver and vehicle licence fee increases come into effect on September 1, 2015 in order to help maintain Ontario’s road safety, support key services and improve crucial transportation infrastructure. Fees for driver licences, renewals, replacements and commercial permits are among those increasing. These changes support the recommendations of the Commission on the Reform of Ontario’s […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      New Road Safety Rules In Effect September 1, 2015Ontario Strengthening Penalties for Distracted Driving

      Ontario Strengthening Penalties for Distracted Driving; Protecting Cyclists On September 1, 2015, the rules of the road will be updated to help keep Ontarians safe. Changes include tougher penalties for distracted driving, new rules to protect cyclists and measures to ensure the safety of tow truck drivers and children riding school buses. Getting Tougher on […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Labour Day Weekend Fun in OntarioLabour Day Weekend Fun in Ontario

      It’s not too late to make Labour Day weekend plans. Ontario offers hundreds of fun activities for you and your family to take part in. Whether it’s discovering something new at one of our museums or exploring the great outdoors, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Ontario. Here are some of the fun […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

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    • Employment (59)»

      Ontario Strengthening Employee RightsEmployee Rights Ontario

      May 28, 2015 – Ministry of Labour – Ontario Proposing Changes to Legislation for Injured Workers, Broader Public Sector and Firefighters: Ontario has introduced legislation to amend three separate acts affecting workers — helping to further ensure the rights of employees across the province are protected. If passed, the Employment and Labour Statute Law Amendment […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Occupational Health and Safety Prevention and Innovation Pro...Occupational Health and Safety

      May 6, 2015 – Ministry of Labour – The new Occupational Health and Safety Prevention and Innovation Program aims to improve occupational health and safety outcomes in Ontario workplaces by funding initiatives that strongly align with the Ministry of Labour’s prevention priorities and Ontario’s Integrated Health and Safety Strategy. The program targets funding to workplaces […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Ontario Increasing Workplace Protections for EmployeesWorkplace Protections for Employees

      May 20, 2015 – Ministry of Labour – Ontario Ensuring Workers Understand Rights and Obligations in the Workplace: New changes to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 come into effect today that will help workers across the province better understand their rights in the workplace. Starting today, the law will require employers to provide employees with […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Immigration (49)»

      Ontario New Legislation to Maximize Benefits of ImmigrationOntario Immigration Strategy

      May 28, 2015 – Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade – Today Ontario passed the Ontario Immigration Act to help the province maximize the economic benefits of immigration. Immigrants help grow a stronger economy by leveraging their networks and forging global connections that keep Ontario competitive in international markets. Building on the government’s Immigration […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot ProgramImmigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program

      The Immigrant Investor Venture Capital (IIVC) Pilot Program has reopened. CIC will accept applications from May 25 to December 30, 2015, and will process the first 60 complete applications. CIC will also accept up to 60 additional applications that will be placed on a waiting list. The program may close earlier if 60 immigrant investors […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Reopening the Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Progr...Reopening the Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program

      An innovative investor program that will bring economic benefits to Canada. May 23, 2015 — Ottawa —The Government of Canada continues to test demand for the Immigrant Investor Venture Capital (IIVC) Pilot Program—a program which will ensure that immigrants who come to Canada deliver meaningful benefits to our economy and society. The program is reopening […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Law (64)»

      Impaired DrivingImpaired Driving

      Learn about Ontario’s impaired driving laws and the penalties you could face if you drive while impaired by alcohol or drugs. What is impaired driving? Impaired driving means operating a vehicle (including cars, trucks, boats, snowmobiles and off-road vehicles) while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. It is a crime under the Criminal Code […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Distracted Driving in OntarioDistracted Driving in Ontario

      In Ontario, it is illegal for drivers to talk, text, type, dial or email using hand-held cell phones and other hand-held communications and entertainment devices. Find out the risks of distracted driving, which devices you can and can’t use and the penalties you could incur. Risks of distracted driving Good drivers keep their hands on […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      New Road Safety Rules In Effect September 1, 2015Ontario Strengthening Penalties for Distracted Driving

      Ontario Strengthening Penalties for Distracted Driving; Protecting Cyclists On September 1, 2015, the rules of the road will be updated to help keep Ontarians safe. Changes include tougher penalties for distracted driving, new rules to protect cyclists and measures to ensure the safety of tow truck drivers and children riding school buses. Getting Tougher on […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Money (68)»

      Ontario Modernizing Financial Aid for StudentsOntario Modernizing Financial Aid for Students

      As announced in the 2015 Budget, Ontario is making its student financial assistance program easier to use, more flexible, and more transparent. The province is moving forward with several important changes to modernize the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) for the 2015-16 school year including: Giving students more control over how much financial aid they […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      The Ontario Retirement Pension PlanOntario Retirement Pension Plan

      Retirement Income Security for Ontario Workers Ontarians want and deserve income security in retirement. However, workplace pension plan coverage is low, the workplace is changing, and experts agree that people aren’t able to save enough. Ontario has taken action because retirement savings challenges will worsen without a strong plan for the future. Subject to legislative […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Common Home Renovation ScamsCommon Home Renovation Scams

      The Door-to-Door Game In this scam, a door-to-door salesperson offers you a “good deal” because “we just happen to be in the neighbourhood with all our material and equipment.” The contract usually has to be signed right away to get the special price. Or, a salesperson may offer to “inspect” your furnace, chimney or roof, […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Relationships (3)»

      “My heart is broken”Broken_heart.svg

      Have you ever had your heart broken? More likely everybody has had. A broken heart is a common metaphor used to describe the intense emotional pain or suffering one feels after losing a loved one, whether through death, divorce, breakup, physical separation, betrayal, or romantic rejection. The phrase refers to the physical pain one may […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      “How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carne...How-to-win-friends

      “I am very fond of strawberries and cream, but I have found that for some strange reason, fish prefer worms. So when I went fishing, I didn’t think about what I wanted. I thought about what they wanted. I didn’t bait the hook with strawberries and cream. Rather, I dangled a worm or grasshopper in […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Dale Carnegie – the author of How to Win Friends and I...DaleCarnegie

      More than 8 million people in more than 80 countries have completed Dale Carnegie Training in Effective Speaking and Human Relations. Dale Carnegie Course was founded in 1912. It’s aimed to strengthen interpersonal relations, build greater self-confidence, develop leadership skills, manage stress and handle fast-changing workplace conditions. Dale Breckenridge Carnegie (originally Carnagey until 1922 and […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

  • Business

    • Development (46)»

      Ontario Helping Businesses Grow Through Angel InvestmentAngel Investment Ontario

      May 25, 2015 – Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure: Ontario is making it easier for businesses that have a positive social or environmental impact, while producing a sustainable financial return, grow and succeed. The province, in partnership with the Network of Angel Organizations-Ontario (NAO-Ontario), is launching the Impact Angel Alliance. The Alliance will […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Supporting Canadian small businessesSupport for Canadian small businesses

      April 10, 2015 – Ottawa – Industry Canada – Harper Government continues to promote policies that create jobs and help grow the economy. Industry Minister James Moore today announced that the Government is streamlining radio, spectrum and satellite licensing and equipment certification. These changes will support future innovation and investment by small businesses in the […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Natural Resources Financial Assistance Programs for Ontario ...Natural Resources Financial Assistance Programs for Ontario Businesses

      Toronto Hydro – Business Conservation Programs – Audit Funding This Program offers financial incentives to eligible business owners and tenants towards the cost of an energy audit to help prioritize the best opportunities to reduce energy costs. The audits provide businesses with the data needed to fully understand the financial benefits of installing a variety […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Management (17)»

      Ontario Increasing Workplace Protections for EmployeesWorkplace Protections for Employees

      May 20, 2015 – Ministry of Labour – Ontario Ensuring Workers Understand Rights and Obligations in the Workplace: New changes to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 come into effect today that will help workers across the province better understand their rights in the workplace. Starting today, the law will require employers to provide employees with […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      New Measures to Protect Consumers and EntrepreneursConsumer Protection

      April 13, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance – Small businesses to benefit from improvements to the Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit Card Industry. Finance Minister Joe Oliver today released an update to the Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit Card Industry in Canada, delivering on a commitment […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Reducing the Compliance Burden for Canadian BusinessesReducing the Compliance Burden for Canadian Businesses

      What is red tape? For the purposes of the Red Tape Reduction Commission, red tape is defined as the unnecessary and undue compliance burden: the time and resources spent by business to demonstrate compliance with the federal government regulations. Top 10 Ways our Government has Reduced Red Tape for Businesses at the Canada Revenue Agency […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Marketing (15)»

      The Google Mobilegeddon is ComingMobile-Friendly Version for Your Website Toronto

      http://goldeye-media.com/ – Special Discounts on Mobile-Friendly Version for Your Website in April and May What is the Mobilegeddon? It is a Mobile Search Algorithm Update that Google is going to introduce April 21, 2015. The name for the update is not an official name but one given to the update by Webmasters and SEO companies. […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Copyright Modernization Act about Illegal Downloading and Mo...Copyright Modernization Act about Illegal Downloading

      An Act to amend the Copyright Act, also known as Bill C-11 or the Copyright Modernization Act, received Royal Assent on June 29, 2012, and most of its provisions were brought into force on November 7, 2012. All remaining sections were brought into force by January 2, 2015. One of these sections requires Internet Service […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Content Writing Services from SEORepublic.comContent Writing Services from SEORepublic.com

      In our digital age, great content writing is crucial for online success of your company, because quality content often means more money to your business bank account. People do not come to your website to eye great graphics, unless your site offers free game playing. They want information. And they want it fast and just […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Software (6)»

      CASL Requirements for Installing Computer ProgramsCASL Requirements for Installing Computer Programs

      Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) Requirements for Installing Computer Programs – If your business installs software or computer programs on other people’s computer systems, you must comply with new requirements as of January 15, 2015. The following guidelines provide an overview of these requirements, which stem from section 8 of CASL, as well as practical examples. […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Software Protection Service: Desktop and Mobile Code Protect...Morpher-Blue

      Software industry is one with the fastest expansion in developing markets. Most of the software solutions contain certain elements of intellectual property. These intellectual property elements are almost always a key condition to the success in business. If the software is distributed to the clients, inevitably software protection has to be used. Most of intellectual […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Morpher: Software Protection SolutionsMorpher-Logo

      Morpher is a versatile and flexible automatic software transformation toolkit focused on protection of software algorithms (http://morpher.com/). Despite of other software protection solutions on the market which operate only on the final binary Morpher is tightly coupled with the industry-standard C/C++ compiler and thus can exploit much more information about sources to be protected. Note […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Startup (21)»

      Ontario Promoting Entrepreneurship among YouthYouth Jobs Strategy

      May 20, 2015 – Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure – Expanded Program Helps Students Learn Business Skills: Ontario is helping high school students in the Simcoe region, and thousands more from across the province, learn about entrepreneurship and develop important business and work skills. The High School Entrepreneurship Outreach program provides funding to […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Ontario Helps Youth Find Jobs and Start BusinessesOntario Helps Youth Find Jobs and Start Businesses

      May 22, 2015 – Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure – Province helping youth gain workforce experience and business training: Ontario is partnering with industry, educators and not-for-profits to help young people get the skills and experience they need to get a job or start their own businesses. The province is investing more than […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Ontario Investing Up To $25M To Help Successful Start-ups Gr...Help for Ontario young entrepreneurs to start business

      April 27, 2015 – Office of the Premier – Unique Venture Capital Fund Leverages Private Sector Investment, Knowledge and Networks: The government is partnering with private investors and business leaders to create Scale Up Ventures, a new venture capital fund designed to support Ontario’s most promising start-ups through a unique combination of investment and mentorship. […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Success Stories (5)»

      Gary LipovetskyGary Lipovetsky

      Since 2011, I’ve been dreaming of meeting one particular person – an outstanding businessman and self-made multimillionaire whose name has been in the front page in The Globe and Mail, National Post, CBC Television, Financial Post, Toronto Star, The Vancouver Sun and other sources of Canadian mainstream media – Mr. Gary Lipovetsky. For privacy reasons, […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      One more business success story: Nunzio Presta – Founder of...Nunzio

      Like any other Entrepreneurship student, Nunzio Presta, Graduate of The Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University, aspired to leave school with a fresh business idea that would jump start a successful career. His first foray, in the apparel industry quickly became a success; however, when he felt that the company had reached its […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Napoleon HillNapoleon_Hill_1937

      Napoleon Hill is considered to have influenced more people into success than any other person in history, primarily through his classic book Think and Grow Rich, which is one of the best-selling books of all times. He was one of the earliest producers of the modern genre of personal-success literature. In his writings, Hill stated […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

  • Lifestyle

    • Architecture (4)»

      Unique Home Decor from Toronto Mural ArtistUnique Home Decor from Toronto Mural Artist

      Painted decoration of interior space is one of the oldest art forms and still one of the main methods of home decoration. It is an amazing art that customizes interiors and reflects the taste of the owners. For the reason that artistic painting can transform any space beyond all recognition, it has found its place […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      3D Architectural Rendering: Sounds Greek to You?Toronto3d-iron-railing-stairs-3d-architectural-rendering

      The image you see is not a photo! It’s just one fragment of 3D virtual tour of the house that is not built yet! A 3D virtual tour is a life-realistic simulation of a non-existing building or location gives you a wrap-around feeling, as if you were walking through a real house or garden while […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      3D Life-Realistic Architectural Visualization: “Walk through”...Toronto3d-residential-modern-house-exterior-3d-rendering

      In plain words, any existing or conceptual object can be visualized in 3D. Whether it is a house, garden, patio, living room, kitchen, sofa, or any other object or idea, at Toronto3D, we can visualize it all! We will collaborate with you to transform any space into an interactive visual environment filled with the elements […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Arts & Culture (12)»

      Unique Home Decor from Toronto Mural ArtistUnique Home Decor from Toronto Mural Artist

      Painted decoration of interior space is one of the oldest art forms and still one of the main methods of home decoration. It is an amazing art that customizes interiors and reflects the taste of the owners. For the reason that artistic painting can transform any space beyond all recognition, it has found its place […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Making the Ontario Music Fund PermanentMaking the Ontario Music Fund Permanent

      June 17, 2015 – Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport – Province Providing $15 Million Annually to Help Music Industry Grow: Ontario is supporting a strong, competitive, sustainable music industry in the province by making the Ontario Music Fund permanent. The fund, created in 2013 as a three-year program, provides $15 million per year to […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Ontario Commemorating 400 Years of French PresenceOntario celebrates 400 years of French presence

      April 21, 2015 – Office of Francophone Affairs – Local Projects Will Help Boost Tourism, Create Jobs: Ontario is celebrating four centuries of cultural, social and economic contributions by the province’s Franco-Ontarian community by supporting 62 local tourist and cultural events throughout the summer and fall. Through the Ontario 400th Celebrations Program, the province is […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Auto (37)»

      Drive an ATV in OntarioDrive an ATV in Ontario

      ATVs and other types of ORVs are popular year-round utility and recreational vehicles that can offer hours of enjoyment for outdoor enthusiasts, as long as you obey the law and follow safety precautions. This information will help you enjoy your ATV/ORV safely. Beginning July 1, 2015, the province is implementing new changes to ORV and […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Reinstate a suspended driver’s licenceReinstate a suspended driver’s licence

      How to get a driver’s licence back after it has been suspended in Ontario. Types of suspensions You can lose your driver’s licence for many reasons — but every suspension is considered serious. Your licence could be suspended: at the side of the road (a roadside suspension) a court could order a suspension if you […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Vehicle ImpoundmentVehicle Impoundment

      Find out what you need to know to keep your car on the road. Vehicle Impoundment Program in Ontario Ontario’s Vehicle Impoundment Programs are aimed at making our roads safer. Keeping suspended drivers off Ontario roads saves lives. Under Ontario law, you are responsible for making sure that every person who drives your vehicle has […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Computers (11)»

      The Google Mobilegeddon is ComingMobile-Friendly Version for Your Website Toronto

      http://goldeye-media.com/ – Special Discounts on Mobile-Friendly Version for Your Website in April and May What is the Mobilegeddon? It is a Mobile Search Algorithm Update that Google is going to introduce April 21, 2015. The name for the update is not an official name but one given to the update by Webmasters and SEO companies. […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Protecting your home computer network: Tips from the profess...Protecting your home computer network

      Scott Jones is the Director General of Cyber Defence at the Communications Security Establishment (CSE). CSE provides advice, guidance and services to help protect government networks and electronic information. The Cyber Defence branch at CSE works to stop malicious cyber threats on government systems and helps departments understand the cyber threat environment. If you saw […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      CASL Requirements for Installing Computer ProgramsCASL Requirements for Installing Computer Programs

      Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) Requirements for Installing Computer Programs – If your business installs software or computer programs on other people’s computer systems, you must comply with new requirements as of January 15, 2015. The following guidelines provide an overview of these requirements, which stem from section 8 of CASL, as well as practical examples. […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Education (30)»

      Ontario Modernizing Financial Aid for StudentsOntario Modernizing Financial Aid for Students

      As announced in the 2015 Budget, Ontario is making its student financial assistance program easier to use, more flexible, and more transparent. The province is moving forward with several important changes to modernize the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) for the 2015-16 school year including: Giving students more control over how much financial aid they […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Ontario Expanding Access to Postsecondary Educationpostsecondary education Ontario

      May 20, 2015 – Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities – Province supports new York University – Markham Centre Campus in Partnership with Seneca College: Ontario is helping more students pursue a postsecondary education, developing the talent and skills of our people and growing the province’s economy by supporting a new York University – Markham […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Expanded access to Canada Student Grants ProgramCanada Student Grants

      Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the Government’s intention to expand eligibility for Canada Student Grants for students from low- and middle-income families enrolled in short-duration educational programs. He was joined by James Moore, Minister of Industry, and Andrew Saxton, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for North Vancouver. The […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Event (19)»

      5 Insurance Tips for NewlywedsTerm Life Insurance

      After excitements of the wedding day, newlyweds are so overwhelmed with emotions of making a new home together that insurance concerns sometimes can be completely forgotten. But when two lives come together, there are some legal issues involved and insurance is one of them. Life Insurance Toronto – 416-822-2698 – www.insurancestoronto.ca   Term Life Insurance […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Choosing a Great Location in Toronto for Your Wedding Photos...Toronto wedding photographer

      Toronto Wedding Photographer – www.isaacimage.com – 416-500-2682 Choosing а photo location is as important as choosing a wedding dress. It is a personal choice that will affect how the wedding day is remembered for years to come. The location will set the tone for your wedding day. It will bind the entire day together to […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      How to Entertain Kids at a Birthday Party for a 5-Year-OldParty for kids in Toronto - www.chameleacenter.com

      Five year olds are precocious, curious, playful and energetic. As such, planning a party for a child this age is simple. Party for kids in Toronto – www.chameleacenter.com All you have to do is choose a venue that allows them to get out their energy and explore their creative sides all while safely investigating their […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Fashion (3)»

      Charles Frederick Worth – the Father of Haute Coutureiworthc001p1

      Although tailors and dressmakers were no doubt responsible for many innovations before, and the textile industry certainly led many trends, the history of fashion design is normally taken to date from 1858, when the English-born Charles Frederick Worth (1826-1895) opened the first true haute couture house in Paris. He is widely considered the Father of […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Reena Green’s FashionsReenaGreen-PortHat

      It was surprisingly wonderful to see pearl drops sitting atop lilies of the valley, the blue turquoise of forget-me-nots, or the red of coral luxurious roses; you feel the warmth and the brightness of summer in your heart. Like Gerda, you were, all of a sudden, in the old woman’s beautiful garden of eternal summer, […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      The Birkin BagBirkin_bag

      The Birkin bag is a handbag by Hermès, handmade in leather and named after actress and singer Jane Birkin. Hermès International S.A., or simply Hermès is a French high fashion house established in 1837, today specializing in leather, lifestyle accessories, perfumery, luxury goods, and ready-to-wear. Its logo, since the 1950s, is of a Duc carriage […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Food & Drinks (24)»

      Mercury in Fish: Making Informed Choices about FishMercury in Fish

      Health Canada last issued consumption advice about mercury in fish in 2002. That advice is now being updated to better reflect the latest data on mercury levels in retail fish and the current consumption habits of Canadians, as well as to help Canadians make more informed decisions about the food they eat. Most Canadians don’t […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Lead poisoning and healthLead poisoning and health

      Lead is a naturally occurring toxic metal found in the Earth’s crust. Its widespread use has resulted in extensive environmental contamination, human exposure and significant public health problems in many parts of the world. Important sources of environmental contamination include mining, smelting, manufacturing and recycling activities, and, in some countries, the continued use of leaded […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Ontario Releases First Annual Local Food ReportOntario food

      June 4, 2015 – Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs: Ontario has launched its first-ever Local Food Report, which measures the province’s progress in bringing local food to more tables across the province. In 2013, Ontario passed the Local Food Act, 2013 which aims to increase awareness of local food, nurture local food markets […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Health & Beauty (65)»

      Ontario to Introduce New Measures to Protect Patient PrivacyOntario to Introduce New Measures to Protect Patient Privacy

      June 10, 2015 – Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care: Ontario is improving privacy and accountability in the health care system with new measures to protect the personal health information of patients. The province intends to introduce amendments to the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) that, if passed, would strengthen privacy rules, make it […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      New Legislation Passes to Help Reduce Smoking and Obesity Ra...New Legislation to Reduce Smoking and Obesity

      May 26, 2015 – Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care – Today, the Ontario government passed the Making Healthier Choices Act, which will help families make healthier food choices by giving them caloric information when eating out or purchasing take-away meals. The act will also protect youth from the dangers of tobacco and the potential […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      4 Types of Hair Extensions You Can in TorontoHair Extensions in Toronto

      Hair extensions can help you improve the body, volume, style and length of your hair – and no one will be the wiser! Extensions are the perfect cure for women with fine, limp, damaged or short hair who wish they could have fuller, more beautiful locks. That being said, it can be tough to find […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Home & Garden (35)»

      Do-It-Yourself Approach Often Goes Bad; Better Call The Toro...Toronto Plumber

      When it comes to fixing your plumbing, one of the biggest choices that you will have to make is whether or not to do it yourself or call a plumber Toronto to do it for you. The savings that are perceived make going it alone seem appealing. However, what can start as a financially beneficial […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      CONSUMER BEWARE LISTConsumer Beware List

      Check a business’ track record before dealing with them by searching Ontario’s Consumer Beware List or reading recent convictions and compliance notices. http://www.ontario.ca/consumers/search-consumer-beware-list The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services maintains this searchable list of businesses that have either: not answered to the ministry after they were sent 2 notifications about a consumer complaint been […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Common Home Renovation ScamsCommon Home Renovation Scams

      The Door-to-Door Game In this scam, a door-to-door salesperson offers you a “good deal” because “we just happen to be in the neighbourhood with all our material and equipment.” The contract usually has to be signed right away to get the special price. Or, a salesperson may offer to “inspect” your furnace, chimney or roof, […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Real Estate (30)»

      Real Estate Documents Can Be Signed Electronically in Ontari...Real Estate Documents Can Be Signed Electronically in Ontario

      June 29, 2015 – Ministry of the Attorney General – Province Makes It Easier to Buy or Sell a Home: Ontario is making the process of buying or selling a home easier by allowing real estate documents to be signed electronically. Effective July 1, 2015, changes to the Electronic Commerce Act will make electronic signatures […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Buying a home in OntarioBuying a home in Ontario

      Learn how Ontario’s consumer laws protect homebuyers. Get information on choosing a real estate agent, buying a newly-built home and hiring a home inspector. Choosing a real estate agent or broker in Ontario In Ontario, real estate salespersons or brokers must be registered with the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO). RECO administers the Real […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Stronger Consumer Protection in Real Estate TransactionsStronger Consumer Protection in Real Estate Transactions in Ontario

      Ministry of Government and Consumer Services – Ontario is taking action to protect consumers against unfair or misleading practices that occasionally arise during the real estate bidding process. Effective July 1, 2015, new rules will provide additional protections that will help consumers safeguard their hard-earned money in a fair and informed marketplace. Protecting Consumers in […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Technology (21)»

      The Google Mobilegeddon is ComingMobile-Friendly Version for Your Website Toronto

      http://goldeye-media.com/ – Special Discounts on Mobile-Friendly Version for Your Website in April and May What is the Mobilegeddon? It is a Mobile Search Algorithm Update that Google is going to introduce April 21, 2015. The name for the update is not an official name but one given to the update by Webmasters and SEO companies. […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      CRTC initiates review of basic telecommunications services f...Internet service for Canadians

      April 9, 2015 – Ottawa-Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC): The CRTC today launched a major proceeding to ensure that Canadians have access to world-class telecommunications services that enable them to participate actively in the digital economy. Canadians can participate in all stages of the consultation, including the public hearing. The first phase […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Payphones in the Canadian communication systemrole of payphones in Canada

      February 26, 2015 – Ottawa–Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) – The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released the results of its fact-finding process on the role of payphones in the Canadian communications system. The report, Results of the fact-finding process on the role of payphones in the Canadian communications system, […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Travel (26)»

      Ontario Launches Trip Planner for Pan Am/Parapan Am GamesOntario Trip Planner for Pan Am Games

      June 9, 2015 – Ministry of Transportation – Free download provides real-time traffic and travel conditions: Ontario’s new 2015 Games Trip Planner is now available to help people get around during the 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games. The trip planner is available to download for free for Apple, Android and BlackBerry devices and […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Ontario Fishing RulesOntario Fishing Rules

      In Ontario, there are fishing limits, size restrictions and catch and release that regulate the size and legal number of fish you can catch and keep, and how to properly return fish to the water. LAWS/RULES By law, there are set limits and restrictions on the fish you can legally catch and keep in Ontario. […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Recreational Fishing – What You Need To Know Before You GoRecreational Fishing Ontario

      Recreational fishing is popular with Canadians and tourists, and an estimated 3.2 million people participate in this leisure activity each year, generating approximately $7.5 billion for various local economies. Canadians also enjoy the social benefits of recreational fishing. Recreational fisheries management promotes public awareness and community stewardship for the conservation and sustainable use of fisheries […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

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    • Accommodation (3)»

      Accommodation in Kingston1-kingston

      Kingston is located on the north shore of Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence, almost exactly halfway between Montréal and Toronto. As the first (very short lived) capital of Canada, Kingston was originally settled in 1673 as Fort Frontenac. Today, Kingston is one of the most historic cities in Canada with numerous churches, old buildings, […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Accommodation in Niagara Falls1-Horseshoe_Falls

      For hundreds of years the grandeur of the Falls of the Niagara River have attracted millions and millions to this destination. Niagara Falls is the self-proclaimed “Honeymoon Capital of the World.” Numerous hotels offer a room with a view of the Falls; check with the hotel when booking and specify that you want a full […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Accommodation in Niagara-on-the-Lake, the prettiest town in ...1-NOTL_prince_of_wales

      Niagara-on-the-Lake, located where the Niagara River enters Lake Ontario, is one of the best-preserved 19th-century villages in North America. Named the Prettiest Town in Canada in 1996, the town is the jewel of the Province of Ontario. National Historic District Niagara-on-the-Lake played a significant role in the establishment of many of the national and provincial […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Attractions (6)»

      Taste Ontario’s Sweetest SeasonOntario Maple Syrup Festival

      April 6, 2015 – Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs – Celebrate Spring with Local Maple Syrup: After a long winter, Ontario’s maple trees produce the sap used to make delicious maple products that you can enjoy such as syrup, maple butter, taffy, candy, sauces and maple sap drinks. Syrup production begins in southwestern […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      “The Best Kept Secret in The City”One Day Ontario Tours – Toronto Series - www.felixtours.com

      By Raisa Shuster One evening more then 15 years ago, my husband told me that, while driving from work, he heard on the radio that CBC TV special will be about Toronto theatre company ‘Famous People Players’. This was 25th anniversary of the company. So, we marked the date of the program on our calendar. […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      The Essence of Transformed Art Gallery of OntarioArt Gallery of Ontario - One Day Ontario Tours - www.felixtours.com

      By Felix Shuster In the words of Mr. A. Charles Baillie, President of Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) Board: “the new AGO is an extraordinary home for extraordinary art”. One Day Ontario Tours – Toronto Series – www.felixtours.com   Felix Tours – Happy Voyages 416-953-0280 info@felixtours.com This bold statement reflects very strong belief among AGO […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Cities & Towns (6)»

      The Old Mill Inn & Kingsway ParkOne Day Ontario Tours – Beautiful Ontario - www.felixtours.com

      By Felix Shuster About halfway from Pearson Airport and downtown Toronto along Valley of Humber River just north of subway station ‘Old Mill’ on Bloor Line lies one of the most unique Toronto neighbourhoods –Kingsway Park. One Day Ontario Tours – Toronto Series – www.felixtours.com   Felix Tours – Happy Voyages 416-953-0280 info@felixtours.com It was […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Excursion to Creemore & Collingwood (Part 1)One Day Ontario Tours – www.felixtours.com - Creemore & Collingwood

      By Felix Shuster On a bright sunny, but slightly windy autumn day, our group embarked on a journey to explore beautiful Purple Hills near Creemore village, Blue Mountains and Collingwood. One Day Ontario Tours – Beautiful Ontario – www.felixtours.com   Felix Tours – Happy Voyages 416-953-0280 info@felixtours.com Creemore, praised by the Harrowsmith magazine as one […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Excursion to Creemore & Collingwood (Part 2)One Day Ontario Tours - www.felixtours.com

      By Felix Shuster (Continuation, see Part 1 for the beginning) After visiting Creemore, which name means ‘Big heart’ in Athabaskan language, we had to leave for our next stop – Collingwood. One Day Ontario Tours – Beautiful Ontario – www.felixtours.com   Felix Tours – Happy Voyages 416-953-0280 info@felixtours.com On this 20-minute ride, we observed terrific […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Museums (6)»

      Casa Loma – Toronto’s Magnificent CastleCasa Loma - Toronto’s Magnificent Castle

      Designed in a gothic revival style by E. J. Lennox and set on a high hill overlooking the Lake Ontario, magnificent Casa Loma is a well-known Toronto’s landmark. This castle was the biggest private residence ever constructed in Canada. Casa Loma is a Gothic Revival style castle in Toronto, its landmark and one of the […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      The Essence of Transformed Art Gallery of OntarioArt Gallery of Ontario - One Day Ontario Tours - www.felixtours.com

      By Felix Shuster In the words of Mr. A. Charles Baillie, President of Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) Board: “the new AGO is an extraordinary home for extraordinary art”. One Day Ontario Tours – Toronto Series – www.felixtours.com   Felix Tours – Happy Voyages 416-953-0280 info@felixtours.com This bold statement reflects very strong belief among AGO […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      ROM Opens Gates of China’s Forbidden City with New Centenn...ROM_Crystal

      ROM Opens Gates of China’s Forbidden City with New Centennial Exhibition. The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors opens March 8 for the first time, Canadians will see 250 treasures that were part of imperial life. Exhibition includes incredibly rare artifacts seen outside China for first time. Toronto, Ontario, February 12, 2014 – […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Parks (14)»

      Roofed Accommodation in Ontario ParksRoofed Accommodation in Ontario Parks

      Accommodation that Suits Your Nature: Imagine enjoying all the beauty and nature of an Ontario Park without having to bring much gear or sleep in a tent. Maybe you are new to camping and want to stay at a park without having to invest in equipment or perhaps you used to be a camper and […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Stay in an Ontario Provincial ParkStay in an Ontario Provincial Park

      Ontario Encourages Families to Enjoy the Great Outdoors in Style: Enjoy Ontario’s great outdoors in style this summer by mixing glamour with camping (glamping). Take your campsite with you. Want to drive your campsite to your campsite? With more than 19,000 car camping sites, many with 15/30 amp electrical service, RVing is a great way […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      July 17 – FREE day use in Ontario Provincial ParksJuly 17 – FREE day use in Ontario Provincial Parks

      Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Ontario has joined the world-wide Healthy Parks Healthy People movement and is encouraging everyone to visit a provincial park to improve their health. Ontario’s provincial parks will be open to the public free of charge on July 17 this year for all day-use visitors. Started in Australia, Healthy […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Resorts & Cottages (4)»

      Recreational Fishing – What You Need To Know Before You GoRecreational Fishing Ontario

      Recreational fishing is popular with Canadians and tourists, and an estimated 3.2 million people participate in this leisure activity each year, generating approximately $7.5 billion for various local economies. Canadians also enjoy the social benefits of recreational fishing. Recreational fisheries management promotes public awareness and community stewardship for the conservation and sustainable use of fisheries […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Blue Mountain Ski Resort1-Blue_Mountain_Resort

      Blue Mountain is an alpine ski resort in Ontario, just northwest of Collingwood. It is situated on a section of the Niagara Escarpment about 1km (0.6mi.) from Nottawasaga Bay, and is a major destination for skiers from southern Ontario. On average, Blue Mountain sells more than 750,000 lift tickets per year, making it the third-busiest […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Deerhurst Resort1-Deerhurst_Resort

      The Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario is two hours north of Toronto in Ontario’s Muskoka region, bordering the Algonquin Provincial Park. The resort dates from 1896 when it was first opened by English entrepreneur Charles Waterhouse. The lakeside hotel was the central venue of the 36th G8 summit in 2010. Deerhurst offers accommodations for 1,000 […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

    • Weekend Trips (8)»

      OUTING, THAT Almost DID NOT HAPPEN…One Day Ontario Tours – Beautiful – Ontario - www.felixtours.com

      By Felix Shuster True to our belief, that ‘exciting places can be often (surprisingly) found in our own environment, not in exotic destinations’, we had explored attractions of Elgin & Oxford Counties to the South-West of Toronto. This was intended for week-end Getaway for 2 or 3 days. City of Woodstock and towns of Ingersoll, […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      The 1887 Segwun Still Goes Chugging Across Muskoka’s L...Segwun-3

      Photo: The steamship Segwun, built in 1887, heads for the open sea – well, okay, for Lake Muskoka as it approaches the narrows at Gravenhurst Bay. (By Patrick Brennan) By Patrick Brennan It was good roads that brought R.M.S. Segwun back to life 25 years ago this summer. And that’s appropriate; as it was good […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Travelling by car in Ontario: The Thorold TunnelThorold_Tunnel

      The Thorold Tunnel, located in in the city of Thorold, in the Niagara Region of Ontario, is an underwater tunnel, carrying Highway 58 underneath the Welland Canal. Built between 1965 and 1967, the tunnel is 840 metres in length. It consists of two separate tubes, each two lanes wide. The westbound side has a sidewalk […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

  • Ontarians

    • Gary LipovetskyGary Lipovetsky

      Since 2011, I’ve been dreaming of meeting one particular person – an outstanding businessman and self-made multimillionaire whose name has been in the front page in The Globe and Mail, National Post, CBC Television, Financial Post, Toronto Star, The Vancouver Sun and other sources of Canadian mainstream media – Mr. Gary Lipovetsky. For privacy reasons, […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Stephen Joseph Harper1-Stephen_Harper

      Stephen Joseph Harper PC MP (born April 30, 1959) is the twenty-second and current Prime Minister of Canada and leader of the Conservative Party. Harper became prime minister when his party formed a minority government after the 2006 federal election. He is the first prime minister from the newly reconstituted Conservative Party, following a merger […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

      Harold Scott Macdonald1-Coxeter

      Harold Scott MacDonald “Donald” Coxeter, CC (February 9, 1907 – March 31, 2003) was a British-born Canadian geometer. Coxeter is regarded as one of the great geometers of the 20th century. He was born in London but spent most of his life in Canada. Major contribution to geometry was in dimensional analogy — the process […]

      Sep 1st, 2015

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