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Kennedy Road bridge work to begin

Posted 4 years ago

The City of Toronto is starting nine months of rehabilitation for a Kennedy Road bridge over railway tracks south of Danforth Road. Work on the bridge and on Kennedy between Raleigh Avenue and Mewburn Avenue will prolong the bridge’s life and preserve its integrity, the city said in a notice last week. Though “some pedestrian […]

Pediatric allergy clinic opens at Rouge Valley Centenary site

Pediatric allergy clinic opens at Rouge Valley Centenary site

Posted 4 years ago

More Scarborough children are developing allergies, but a new clinic at Rouge Valley Health System’s Centenary campus can save them and their parents a trip to downtown Toronto. The pediatric allergy clinic at Centenary is a first of its kind in the Central East Local Health Integration Network, a territory that includes Scarborough and points […]

Paddler wins bronze at Canoe Sprint World Championships

Posted 4 years ago

A Scarborough paddler earned a bronze medal at the 2013 world U-23 canoe sprint world championships which wrapped in Welland on Sunday. A graduate of Sir Oliver Mowat Collegiate Institute, Taylor Potts hooked up with Maria Halavrezos of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, for a third place finish in the 50-metre canoe pairs (C2) event. There’ll be […]

Youth arts festival begins today

Youth arts festival begins today

Posted 4 years ago

An arts festival featuring the works of young performers begins today in Scarborough and continues until Saturday. The Suite Life for Arts StArt Youth presenting Art festival takes place at the Scarborough Village theatre and community centre at Markham and Kingston roads. It features arts workshops, exhibit, performances included spoken work, music, dance, theatre, film […]

Google acquires Sparrow as it continues to dominate email

Google acquires Sparrow as it continues to dominate email

Posted 5 years ago

CEO, Dom Leca, made an announcement where he announced about Sparrow being acquired by Google Inc. No agreement details were released by Google Inc. The search engine giant is already dominating web email through it’s free web based email service “Gmail”, which was launched in 2004. Google’s Gmail has taken over Yahoo and Hotmail email […]

Facebook to increase advertisement [Report]

Facebook to increase advertisement [Report]

Posted 5 years ago

Just a few months ago, Facebook introduced promoted stories to attract more advertisers as this feature allows page owners to directly promote their Facebook page posts/updates. Recently, this feature has become one of the top earners for Facebook as it struggles to increase it’s revenue. A recent study suggests that the California based Social Network […]

Iranian Canadians angry over recent TD account closures

Posted 5 years ago

Many Iranian-Canadians are not happy with the recent decisions made by TD Bank. The Toronto based bank closed the accounts of many Iranians in order to comply with the sanctions placed by the Canadian Government. TD customers started receiving notices in mails regarding the closure of their bank accounts. These sanctions were put in place […]

More than 450,000 Yahoo passwords leaked

More than 450,000 Yahoo passwords leaked

Posted 5 years ago

Yahoo said today that it’s taking action to prevent future security breaches and investigating after the news came out that more than 450,000 Yahoo user names and passwords were leaked out. The hacker group D33DS, which is possibly linked with this matter has posted online details of these stolen user accounts. This security breach only […]

Ford declares dividend of $0.05 per share

Ford declares dividend of $0.05 per share

Posted 5 years ago

According to Ford Motor company’s newsletter, the company’s Board of Directors have declared a 3rd quarter dividend of $0.05 per share on the company’s Class B and common stock. Since the news came out regarding the dividend, the stock has been trading in the low nines. Near the end of the trading session, more than […]

US stock futures showing minor gains

Posted 5 years ago

U.S. stock futures are showing minor gains early Thursday ahead of earnings reports from a host of majors like Exxon Mobil (XOM), Motorola (MOT) and Dow Chemical (DOW). In addition to the day’s round of earnings, economic data due out today includes weekly jobless claims, due out at 8:30 AM. Dow Chemical (DOW), Potash (POT) […]

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