A couple of weeks ago, the Internet was set ablaze with news of Kanye West severing ties with Nike over their refusal to give him royalties for his shoe designs. But, things took another turn last week when Toronto's very own Drake announced that he's designing Air Jordans with the multi-billion-dollar brand. He's even posted a few sneak peeks on his Instagram. Could Drake be paving the way for a career in fashion?
Morning Brew: Mammoliti event under investigation, Fords should leave police budget talks, report calls for GO trains over relief line, and Rob Ford claymation
Some councillors think Rob Ford should bow out of police budget discussions since he's the target of one of their investigations and he keeps accusing Chief Bill Blair of playing politics. Ford suggested his suggested 10 per cent cut to the police budget two years ago is the reason cops initiated Project Brazen 2, the investigation that turned up new allegations of drug and alcohol abuse, in an interview with Conrad Black that aired Monday night.
MUSIC | Andy Kim Christmas Show
There are a few things that signal the arrival of the Holiday season here in TO: the first snowfall, muzak jingles in the supermarket, and yes... news of Andy Kim's annual Xmas Show. Kim is a veteran singer/songwriter who penned hits for The Archies, The Monkees, and earned a few of his own Gold records in the '70s, as well. Kim's annual shindig happens tonight at The Mod Club on College, and will be a great night for a great cause, benefiting the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Foundation's Gift of Light, and will feature Brendan Canning & Kevin Drew, Amy Millan, Kardinal Offishal, Ron Sexsmith, Kardinal Offishal, Dan Hill, Glass Tiger, The Trews and others. For more holiday-themed Toronto concerts, check out our roundup post.
Virgin Mobile Mod Club (722 College Street) 7 pm. $30
"I stand by my words, what I said with Conrad Black," Ford said at a press conference this afternoon. "I stand by every word I said with Mr. Black in my interview."
From major corporate landlords to smaller, shared workplace operations, there are many options available to those looking for an office in Toronto. We've already rounded up some of the top shared office spaces, but given the importance of neighbourhoods when deciding where to locate a company, we've broken down the options (both shared and otherwise) available in six key areas in Toronto so as to highlight what each has to offer the prospective renter.