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How toy guns brandished by Ontario youth in ‘assassins game’ is prompting real fear

A live-action game in which high school students try to outdo each other with water pistols or Nerf guns that look like realistic firearms has once again forced an Ontario police service to issue a public alert. Halton, Ont., police say seven incidents over the past week in which residents …

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‘There’s a real need for it out here’: Trudeau in Winnipeg to talk affordable housing – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’ll be in Winnipeg Thursday to meet with Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew and make an announcement about affordable housing. Trudeau’s visit comes a day after the federal government has hinted at what will be presented in its …

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Search for home in Ontario real estate market ‘humbling’ for first-time buyers

This article is the second in Global News’ Spring Housing Buzz series, where we will investigate a number of different areas related to the spring real estate market in Ontario. You can read Part 1 here. First-time homebuyers Onairy and Joseph Baiya love their three-bedroom townhouse in Whitby, Ont., since …

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Limited exposure to U.S. commercial real estate giving Canadian bank investors hope. Why? – National

Limited exposure to U.S. commercial real estate (CRE) is giving shareholders hope that Canada’s big banks can weather the storm that has rocked rivals in the United States and Europe. However, investors will be on alert for signs of stress when Canada’s top six banks next week post first quarter …

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Liminal spaces offline: Searching for abandoned, empty places in the real world

As 2023 comes to an end and a new year begins, it marks a period of transition, where days can feel suspended outside of the usual rhythm of routine. Defined as the space between “what was” and “what’s next,” the term “liminal” can be used to describe everything from time …

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Ontario real estate law updated with open bidding option

TORONTO — New rules for Ontario real estate are coming into force that are meant to provide more clarity and choice for buyers and sellers, though they don’t go as far as some had hoped. The rules, which took effect Friday, include the option for sellers to use an open …

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ANALYSIS: Jets winning against Central opponents, but real test comes Saturday – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Life is full of tests: at school, at home, at work. We are always being tested. And there are many types of tests. And it’s no different for this edition of the Winnipeg Jets. The Los Angeles Kings tested the Jets. So …

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Okanagan’s real estate listings could increase after new short-term rental rules – Okanagan

Jack Mendes is already contemplating what he will do with his short term rental unit in downtown Kelowna, B.C., if new legislation prohibits him from renting it to vacationers four months out of the year. “I am positive that I will sell it,” Mendes told Global news. “Right now, we …

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Winnipeg Regional Real Estate Board reports on September housing market – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The average price of homes is still climbing in Manitoba’s capital, and sales remain steady. A report by the Winnipeg Regional Real Estate Board (WRREB) said prices for single detached homes are up four per cent from last year, and 10 per …

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