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Lands’ End Invites You To 12 Hours Of #Together On Cyber Monday

Posted November 25, 2014 by Sonya

We’re getting into the mood for some holiday shopping now that we’ve had a taste of winter already! Traditionally this last weekend of November is the unofficial start to the gift shopping season and we’ve been keeping our eyes and […]

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General

Work Has Begun, but Pre-Construction Prices Remain at ParkLane

Posted November 25, 2014 by Jack Landau

Urban (Sitewide)

Mississauga is the site of some major redevelopment right now, and several new high-rise condominium towers are adding a significant amount of residential density to our western neighbour. While high-rise development has caught hold in certain parts of Mississauga, more intimate townhome-style developments are still the leading choice for buyers looking for a more traditional neighbourhood feel. One of the more notable townhome developments, KøbenHavn‘s ParkLane, is now under construction. The 18 four-storey Turner Fleischer Architects-designed townhomes are being built in a parkland setting on Mississauga’s Port Credit waterfront.

ParkLane, Turner Fleischer Architects, KobenHavn, MississaugaRendering of ParkLane Residences, image courtesy of KobenHavn

While the development recently broke ground and workers are now getting their boots dirty, pre-construction pricing on units still remains for a limited time only; prices for remaining homes are expected to rise shortly.

ParkLane, Turner Fleischer Architects, KobenHavn, MississaugaRendering of ParkLane Residences, image courtesy of KobenHavn

ParkLane is offering three and four-bedroom units designed by Bryon Patton and Associates, which range in size between 2,169 square-feet and 3,011 square-feet, and start in price from the $900,000s. The suites feature kitchens envisioned by Italian design brand Scavolini, floor-to-ceiling windows which overlook the adjacent 17.78 acre Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens, and some of the units even offer private elevators.

ParkLane, Turner Fleischer Architects, KobenHavn, MississaugaInteriors at ParkLane Residences, image courtesy of KobenHavn

Interested in additional information, including more renderings and floor plans? You will find that in our dataBase file for the project, linked below. Want to get involved in the discussion? Check out the associated Forum threads, or leave a comment in the space provided at the bottom of this page.

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General

Teaching hotels for your next vacation

Posted November 25, 2014 by Special to MoneySense

If you want a quality hotel with five-star service but not five-star prices, try staying at a teaching hotel

The post Teaching hotels for your next vacation appeared first on MoneySense.

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Business

Canadian consumer spending poised to rebound after soft summer

Posted November 25, 2014 by Anonymous

Your top financial and economic news for Nov. 25

The post Canadian consumer spending poised to rebound after soft summer appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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General

Leasing Gearing Up for South Tower at Morguard’s The Heathview

Posted November 24, 2014 by Jack Landau

UrbanConstruction work on Morguard’s The Heathview is wrapping up, with the final exterior touches currently being applied to the south tower of the Page + Steele / IBI Group Architects-designed, twin-tower, luxury rental developmen…

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Triumph Offering Incentives at Roncesvalles’ Howard Park 2

Posted November 24, 2014 by Anonymous

UrbanAlready a vibrant and trendy neighbourhood, Roncesvalles is quickly becoming one of Toronto’s top destinations. Its diverse collection of locally-owned shops and restaurants has attracted people from all over the city. It’s one of the reasons why …

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Are airport lounges worth the cost?

Posted November 24, 2014 by Anonymous

What a $24 access pass gets you

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Family

A Tour Of The Regent Grand Resort~ Turks And Caicos

Posted November 24, 2014 by Stephanie

Are you looking for a unique escape to paradise? A place with bigger rooms, your own kitchen and laundry, multiple bathrooms for your family, full housekeeping, plus a spa, a gym, an infinity pool and the possibility of room service served to you on your very own dining room table?  Allow me to introduce you […]

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Top 10 fears of Becoming a traveler

Posted November 22, 2014 by Anonymous

Leaving it all and start walking the world. It sounds great, beautiful, enticing. As soon as you hear the idea, you immediately think that it is what everyone should be doing with their lives. Then why isn’t that the case? Well, simply put, it is also quite scary. Right now, just few months away from the “leave it all and walk” moment, we can’t help but entertain some of our biggest fears of travel regarding such an endless journey. Let’s […]

Read the original post Top 10 fears of Becoming a traveler on Adventure Travel blog for Couples | The Planet D.

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Scale Model Reveals Clever Design at Aragon’s Enigma on the Park

Posted November 21, 2014 by Jack Landau

UrbanAn inspired new design is coming to the Bloordale neighbourhood, with Aragon Properties’ Enigma on the Park, a Quadrangle Architects-designed 9-storey condominium development that will add 86 units to the area near La…

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Exciting Activities to Try in Lanzarote

Posted November 21, 2014 by Anonymous

Located in the eastern part of the Canary Islands, Lanzarote is a small yet beautiful Spanish island that is popular for its breathtaking sceneries and rich culture. If you wanted to have an exciting holiday trip away from your home, then you should de…

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Copyright

ICYMI: Check out this innovative teach-in featuring members of the Fair Deal Coalition and Meghan Sali

Posted November 20, 2014 by Anonymous

This teach-in is brought to you by OpenMedia International
OpenMedia has been here with you throughout the negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) – rallying a huge global moveme…

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Advertising

Remember those Heritage Minutes?

Posted November 20, 2014 by andrea tomkins

So this happened: And before I could pop another piece in I googled “burned toast” and “Heritage Moment” because TO THIS DAY I can’t smell burned toast without remembering this commercial. Funnily enough, it took me ages to find it because it’s titled: Wilder Penfield on Historica Canada’s YouTube Channel. Had they called it “I […]

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ADHD Time Management: What Will It Take To Get You There On Time?

Posted November 19, 2014 by Zoë Kessler, BA, B.Ed.

Brandon Warren via Compfight “What will it take to get you here on time?” I cringed when I heard that question. It wasn’t directed at me, but it had been in the past. I cringed with recognition. I cringed with embarrassment for the person it was directed at. And I cringed because I knew, had […]

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October enforcement/border highlights from southern Alberta

Posted November 18, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of October 2014 highlights from the border crossings in southern Alberta.

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Allan's Perspective

You’re a million dollar baby!

Posted November 18, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: Let this be a warning to be very careful where you go on vacation, and then make sure you have proper insurance! A dream vacation has turned into a financial nightmare for one Saskatchewan couple, after a mom-to-be gave birth while on holiday in Hawaii. Jennifer Huculak and her husband have been saddled […]

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General

Trying To Capture The Bliss : #BeachesMoms

Posted November 18, 2014 by Stephanie

Over the past few weeks I’ve tried to put into words the beauty, the charm, the vibe; the enchanted place that is Beaches Resort Turks and Caicos.  Clearly by now you know I have fallen in love with this tiny island, the people and the incredible beach.  You also know I am a fan of […]

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Minister Finley Announces $287-Million Contract to London Defence Contractor to Better Ensure Safety of Our Soldiers

Posted November 13, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Regional Minister for Southwestern Ontario, and Susan Truppe, Member of Parliament for London North Centre and Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women, announced the …

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Allan's Perspective

Blow Me Down!

Posted November 13, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: Over in Alberta, and just about any other jurisdiction that has wind turbines, there is absolutely NO opposition to them! Matter of fact, everybody and his uncle are clamoring to get in on the action by placing one of these windmills on their property! SO WHY THE OPPOSITION HERE IN ONTARIO? Blame Canada […]

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Competition Matters: New Study Supports Government Policy Focused on Fourth Wireless Player

Posted November 12, 2014 by Michael Geist

Last year’s explosive battle over the potential entry of wireless giant Verizon into the Canadian market may be a distant memory, but the debate over the state of wireless competition remains very much alive. Industry Minister James Moore has pointed to a modest decline in consumer pricing and complaints as evidence that government policies aimed at fostering a more competitive market are working.

The big three wireless carriers remain adamant that the Canadian market is competitive and that while pricing may be high relative to some other countries, that is a function of the quality of their networks. In other words, you get what you pay for.

There is seemingly no major international entrant on the horizon, but the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is currently grappling with an assortment of policy measures aimed at improving the competitiveness of new entrants and facilitating the development of a more robust market for virtual operators who could enhance consumer choice. Moreover, the government is planning another spectrum auction early next year that would benefit new entrants.

My weekly technology law column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) notes that at the heart of the debate is whether creating a fourth national carrier is a legitimate policy goal or a mirage that will do little to decrease pricing or create market innovation. The major carriers argue that the Canadian market is too small to support a fourth national carrier and that competitiveness is not directly correlated to the number of national operators.

The post Competition Matters: New Study Supports Government Policy Focused on Fourth Wireless Player appeared first on Michael Geist.

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How To Travel In India – tips from a Indian solo female traveler

Posted November 12, 2014 by Anonymous

It saddens my heart when I comprehend fear in the hearts of foreign women travellers for my country. India is doomed when it comes to solo travel for women. But, to state the truth, most of the hype around it is media created. As far as crime is concerned, we all are vulnerable to it in any given country. Therefore, let’s focus on the good part and adopt some simple wisdom, which is also known as common sense. By following […]

Read the original post How To Travel In India – tips from a Indian solo female traveler on Adventure Travel blog for Couples | The Planet D.

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Educational Training

CBSA celebrates the success of its new officer trainees

Posted November 7, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today congratulates recruits who have completed the Officer Induction Training Program (OITP) at the CBSA College in Rigaud, Quebec. The following individuals were recognized for their academic excellence or lea…

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Federal Government Provides Funding for Online Network for Victims of Crime

Posted November 7, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Justice Minister Peter MacKay announced funding of $200,000 for the Victims Justice Network to establish an online network for victims of crime, criminal justice professionals, and others who directly serve victims.

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CBSA makes five suspected heroin seizures in postal packages

Posted November 6, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Between October 17 and 28, 2014, border services officers at the Léo Blanchette Mail Processing Centre made five similar seizures totalling some 2,635 grams of suspected heroin. The five packages originated in Tanzania.

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The CBSA Southern Ontario Region seizes guns, cocaine and $1.3 million in undeclared currency

Posted November 6, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share recent enforcement highlights from the Southern Ontario Region.

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Minister MacKay to Make a Funding Announcement

Posted November 6, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Central Nova, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, will make a funding announcement.

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The Bank of Canada Governor and the Young Canadian Slaves

Posted November 5, 2014 by Simon

About half the young Canadians I know are either unemployed or have lousy low paying jobs.

Jobs with no guaranteed hours, no job security, no benefits, no nothing.

They are exploited like slaves in their own country, and are struggling to survive.

So you can imagine how I feel about Stephen Poloz’s idiot idea. 
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Equality

Fire Your Boss?!

Posted November 4, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

If you are interested in: social and economic justice equality and less income inequality workplace democracy and autonomy work-life balance improving the world because you are young and you have the most to lose with a rapidly decaying planet, Then, read this paragraph. It comes from a document you should ponder endorsing. If the paragraph […]

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Economy

Did Canada’s central bank governor tell young people to work for free?

Posted November 4, 2014 by David Akin

listen to ‘Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz: Should out-of-work young people work for free?’ on audioBoom Yesterday, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz, spoke in Toronto and when Bloomberg’s Greg Quinn reported on his remarks, he zeroed in on some things Poloz said about youth unemployment in Canada. As Quinn reported, “How bad are […]

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The Government of Canada updates the Criminal Code list of terrorist entities to include the Jaysh al-Muhajirin wal-Ansar

Posted November 3, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced that the Government of Canada has added Jaysh al-Muhajirin wal-Ansar to the Criminal Code list of terrorist entities.

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Minister Blaney highlights coming-into-force of the Safer Witnesses Act

Posted November 1, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today highlighted the coming-into-force of the Safer Witnesses Act, which amends the federal Witness Protection Program Act, by making it more effective and se…

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Activism

Work, Dignity and Living Wages?

Posted October 31, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

A strong union. Corporations that understand the social contract. Corporations that know a tad smaller profit here contributes to more dignity throughout society. Corporations that recognize the value of unions. The living wage in Vancouver this year is $20.10, almost double the minimum wage. The “precariat” are precarious proletariats. We have too many of them; […]

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Family

Why Aruba Is A Great Choice For Your Next Family Vacation

Posted October 29, 2014 by Guest Author

Our family loves to travel. BK (that’s before kids) my hubby and I travelled across Europe, to many exciting US cities (usually with the plan of seeing a major league baseball game) and to any sunny destination we could find. […]

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Statement of the Privacy and Information Commissioners of Canada on national security and law enforcement measures

Posted October 29, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Note: The Ombudspersons and Commissioners will be available for media interviews on Wednesday, October 29th from 10 am to 10:30 am ET at the Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

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Debt

One value Premier failed to learn: truthfulness

Posted October 28, 2014 by Norm Farrell

This item from April 2013 is updated with current numbers.In a 30-minute TV commercial two years after assuming the office of Premier, Christy Clark said that leadership involves,”holding true to the values you were raised with…”If I were one of the …

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General

Speech by the Honourable Peter MacKay Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

Posted October 28, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

It is a great pleasure for me to be here with you today on this special occasion, as we officially welcome the most recent addition to the bench of the Supreme Court of Canada, the Honourable Mr. Justice Clément Gascon.

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General

Statement – Update – The First Nations Financial Transparency Act

Posted October 27, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Our Government firmly believes that First Nations, like all Canadians, deserve transparency and accountability from their leaders.

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Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada (ATSSC)

Posted October 27, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada has passed legislation to consolidate the provision of support services to 11 administrative tribunals by way of a single, integrated organization – the Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada (ATSSC). The ATSSC is e…

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Government of Canada Announces Launch of the Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada

Posted October 27, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Minister of Justice Peter MacKay today announced the coming into force of the Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada Act, on November 1, 2014, and the appointment of Ms. Marie-France Pelletier as Chief Administrator of the new organization.

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