House Cleaning tips

Here are few tips that can be used to keep the house clean.

Clean a Mirror: You don’t have to buy glass cleaners and paper towels to clean your mirrors.  Just some vinegar and an old newspaper is all you need to keep your mirrors shining as n

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Investment Tips

Take Control of Your Own Financial Future
Know Where Your Money Goes
Get a Grip on Taxes
Guard Your Health
Guard Your Wealth

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Mortgage Tips

You can make a small down payment — or none at all
Lenders say they often dispel the mistaken idea that homebuyers have to make down payments of at least 20 percent. In fact, some loan programs allow qualified people to buy homes with no down payme

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Rule changes fermenting for brewers

The number of licensed breweries in Canada jumped to 520 in 2014, up from 290 in 2009, with growth driven by small-scale brewers, according to Beer Canada, the industry trade organization. Of the total, 420 breweries produce no more than 500,000 litres each a year. The growth has been aided, in part, by a relaxation […]

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Craft brewers, distillers tap industrial spaces

Tool Shed co-owners Jeff Orr, left, and Graham Sherman are former tech consultants who turned their love of craft beer into a business. (Jeff McIntosh for The Globe and Mail) Two years after brewing their first batch of ale in a backyard tool shed, Graham Sherman and partner Jeff Orr opened a craft brewery in […]

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Try It Now Subscriber

Drake, please meet your new neighbours. From the unabashed former paper baron Conrad Black and the iconic singer Gordon Lightfoot to a handful of media-shy entrepreneurs, they are a mix of old money and self-made immigrant success stories. 16 Park Lane Circle Gordon Lightfoot The contact address for this property is listed as 1365 Yonge […]

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Beleaguered Urbancorp lays off staff, scales back development plans

The head of beleaguered Toronto property developer Urbancorp said his company has been forced to lay off employees and scale back future development as it grapples with “cash flow challenges” and an international legal skirmish between creditors in Canada and Israel. In a lengthy statement e-mailed late Thursday night, Urbancorp chief executive officer Alan Saskin […]

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Try It Now Economic Insight

The gossip among real estate agents across Canada this weekend is likely to be all about the fallout from the Competition Tribunal’s move to undo the industry’s virtual monopoly over key home sales data. Out of earshot of their clients, that is. The fear among brokers is that liberating this information will lead to the […]

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