How a one-time reno transformed a timeless Casa Loma family home

May 13 / 2016
By Chantal Braganza

As a co-founder of Core Architects, Babak Eslahjou has been the creative force behind hotels, condo developments and retail spaces in Toronto, Washington, D.C., and Dubai. In 2005, when he and his wife, the artist Mojan Taheri, bought their Casa Loma house, they planned to gut the place but made a pact: once the job was done, it was done—they wouldn’t turn it into a lifelong project, renovating every five years like so many architects and designers do.

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In Hamilton, a Depression-era garden reblooms

April 25 / 2016
By Wallace Immen

Generations of people have visited the Royal Botanical Gardens’ historic and spectacular Rock Garden even though it’s located in a hole in the ground at the edge of Hamilton and has been difficult to locate from the road.

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Yorkville’s Hazelton Lanes gets a facelift

April 16 / 2016
By Francine Kopun

One hundred and twenty-five million dollars later, Hazelton Lanes, once cramped and hidden, is preparing to launch a new look, new name and something it always needed but never had: A proper entrance on Yorkville Ave.

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Tax software and apps that put filing in your hands

April 10 / 2016
By Ted Kritsonis

April may be the month that rings in the spring, but it’s also tax season, that time of year where one looks forward to a healthy return or dreads having to pay even more. Much of this process has now become digitized, with a host of software programs and apps.

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Architecture firms recognized among Canada’s Best Managed Companies

March 17 / 2016
By Canadian Architect

Several architecture firms have been recognized among Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2015. This award recognizes Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million that have continuously outperformed their competitors by creating jobs, achieving sustainable growth and excelling both at home and abroad. The competition is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen’s School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums, with the results published in the March 9 edition of The National Post.

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You’ve come a long way Yorkville

March 17 / 2016
By Duncan McAllister

Originally a low-rent corner of Toronto’s downtown, Yorkville’s rows of artists’ studios and coffee houses became a Mecca for Canada’s thriving 1960s counter-cultural revolution, once frequented by the likes of Joni Mitchell and Neil Young.

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PDAC 2016: Potential capital gains tax hike could ‘decimate’ junior mining space

March 07 / 2016
By Peter Koven

There is some speculation that the federal government could hike the capital gains tax in its upcoming budget. Trent Mell thinks that could have a devastating effect on the junior mining sector.

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With mining industry on its knees, increased flow-through benefits could fuel recovery

February 12 / 2016
By Henry Lazenby

TORONTO (miningweekly.com) – Proponents of Canada’s long-standing flow-through share tax incentive programme, which is available to mineral exploration companies to raise funds to look for new deposits, say that increased benefits could help resuscitate the domestic industry, even though signs are pointing towards a possible trough being reached in what has been one of the worst commodity price downturns in decades.

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Canadian Gift Assocation 2016 REBRAND 100

January 29 / 2016
By Rebranded

The Canadian Gift Association (CanGift) is a nonprofit rooted in a 40-year history. The Association is dedicated to improving its members’ competitive capability and business effectiveness in Canada’s $10-billion giftware industry.

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Hazelton Lanes is Officially Rebranded

January 27 / 2016
By First Capital Realty

Toronto’s Hazelton Lanes Shopping Centre is officially a thing of the past. Earlier this week, landlord First Capital Realty officially changed the shopping centre’s name to Yorkville Village, as it integrates the renovated mall into the adjacent neighbourhood.

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