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Dog owners face daily fact of life

Like death and taxes, pooping and scooping is a fact of life if you’re a dog owner. From the time of the earliest civilization humans have taken pets, and with the animal-human bond an unspoken…




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Festival promotes fair-trade shopping

Finally, the phrase shopaholics all over Toronto have been waiting to hear: Shopping saves lives. This weekend, stock up on Christmas gifts while reducing poverty at the Ten Thousand Villages Mennonite Christmas Festival. Starting today,…



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Healthy employees mean a healthier bottom line

On the heels of American corporations limiting health care benefits to their employees who smoke, some Canadian companies are taking a more vested interest in the health of their own employees. Telesat Canada, a satellite…



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Toronto landmark set for a new look

Nathan Phillips Square is receiving a facelift thanks to an open international design competition. The competition, which was approved by City Hall in December, 2005, seeks submissions from not only architects, but also landscape architects,…