Photo by Cameron In 1947, the Horseshoe Tavern opened up at the downtown corner of Spadina and Queen. In the 64 years since, it has survived all the ups and downs you would expect to come to such a long-lived institution, but it has come out on top. In fact, the Horseshoe was even used […]
Archives for March 2011
Veggielicious Poster From April 9th to 24th, the city will be transformed into a vegan paradise. For the first year running, Veggielicious will offer up prix fixe menus in restaurants across Toronto and in Niagara. In honour of Earth Day, April 22, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian restaurants will challenge Torontonians to go without meat, dairy, […]
Photo by rogiro Globalization Index, a recently released report by the KOF Swiss Economic Institute, has placed Canada in 13th place on its list of 100 countries. The index measures volume of trade and investment as well as the extent to which governments restrict foreign trade and capital movement in order to protect their national […]
Photo by Roland Peschetz The Commercial Real Estate Brokerage compiled the first edition of the North American Skyline Review, a report focusing on trophy properties in the downtown cores of 21 cities. Jones Lang Lasalle came up with the idea as he realized that it’s the skyline of a city that excites people’s interest, unlike […]
Photo by Ian Muttoo According to statistics, Canada’s economy witnessed both unexpectedly soft retail sales in January and an increase in the leading indicator for February. The data thus suggested a mixed view of the economy’s development and strengthened anticipations that the Bank of Canada will be in no rush to raise interest rates.
Photo courtesy of the Crown In a speech at the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank in Calgary, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney told the delegates that G20 leaders must think about setting policies that will reflect the major shift taking place in the global economy and be capable of preventing another global […]