More than $2.5 million in counterfeit merchandise seized

More than $2.5 million has been seized after members of the Toronto Police Service 55 and 22 Divisions executed three search warrants across the city as part of an ongoing investigation into the sale of counterfeit merchandise. Three locations were subject to a search warrant, including Beach GLO at 1938 Queen Street East. The merchandise […]

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MPP’s bill to stop loyalty points from expiring passes

Beaches-East York MPP Arthur Potts appears to have made his point with his latest consumer-protection focused private members bill, which makes it illegal for companies to expire reward points based on time alone in Ontario. The bill passed the legislature yesterday. Loyalty One, the company in charge of Air Miles, which prompted the bill, reversed […]

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So, how fast can you speed stack?

The school gym was ripe with anticipation on November 17 as students from Kimberley Public School prepared to work together to compete in the annual world sport stacking event. The goal: to be part of a new Guinness World Record for the most people sport stacking at multiple locations in one day. What’s sport stacking, […]

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Two-alarm fire rings out in the East End

A two-alarm fire rang out on Brookside Drive in the Kingston Road and Woodbine Avenue area just after noon today, bringing more than a dozen trucks to the scene of the incident. The cause of the fire and extent of damages are still unknown at this time with Platoon Chief Randy Smith saying “we’re still putting […]

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Co-op could come to Gerrard and Coxwell

A six-storey co-operative housing unit has been proposed for a lot on Coxwell Avenue at Gerrard Street East, with a community consultation scheduled for December 7. The site at 355 to 363 Coxwell (the northeast corner at the northern Coxwell and Gerrard intersection) is currently home to an occupied shopping plaza which includes two sports […]