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It's going to be a hot and humid weekend in Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / May 27, 2016

weather torontoRemember when it snowed a few weeks ago in Toronto? That's all starting to feel like a distant memory now that it's hot and humid outside.

If you haven't left your air-conditioned haven or pulled yourself away from your fan yet today, it's pretty sticky out right now and that tropical weather will continue throughout the weekend. Environment Canada is predicting that it's going to be 31 C tomorrow with a risk of thunderstorms in the late afternoon.

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Canada's biggest bank raises alarm on Toronto condos

Posted by Staff / May 27, 2016

toronto condosToronto's skyline is dotted with cranes thanks to the numerous new condo developments that seem to be springing up all over the place. And we're not the only Canadian city seeing an influx of these dwellings.

According to RBC, we might be throwing up too many new buildings, reports CBC News today. And these, along with existing, unsold units, could lead to problems in the real estate market. And while this could be an issue across the country, it could be particularly troublesome here in Toronto.

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5 unusually small houses in Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / May 27, 2016

small house torontoToronto has its fair share of quirky houses and urban design oddities, but few are as compelling (and cute) as the city's most diminutive homes. Our tiniest abode has received plenty of international attention, but there's actually a host of sub-500 square foot detached houses to marvel at across the city.

Here are 5 unusually small houses to gawk at in Toronto.

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The 5 worst roads in Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / May 26, 2016

Toronto constructionIt's easy to complain about driving in Toronto thanks to traffic, construction and of course, massive potholes. But today we actually have something to kvetch about because the Canadian Automotive Association (CAA) released its annual worst roads list.

So what's the worst road in the city? Apparently it's Bayview Avenue - it's also the eighth worst road in the province, according to CAA.

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Condo of the week: 33 Harbour Square

Posted by Alana Charles / May 26, 2016

33 Harbour SquareThis waterfront condo at 33 Harbour Square is a little slice of summertime paradise. At $1.8 million, the two-storey penthouse features two bedrooms, three bathrooms and, most importantly, a panoramic view of Lake Ontario.

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Hookah ban in Toronto not a done deal yet

Posted by Staff / May 25, 2016

shisha bars torontoHookah might be banned in Toronto, but many bars are still offering these water pipes to customers, reports the Toronto Star.

After Toronto's medical officer David McKeown released a report seeking to prohibit hookah from local businesses, city council voted last fall to ban them from Toronto establishments and this new bylaw came into effect on April 1 of this year.

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