Bathurst Station gets an Honest Ed’s makeover

By: Kylie Vaillancourt & Laura Dart In dedication of Honest Ed’s, the TTC has redecorated Bathurst station to honour the legendary retail establishment. Toronto Mayor John Tory, David Mirvish – the son of Ed Mirvish, the creator of Honest Ed’s – and Toronto Councillor and TTC chair, Josh Colle, spoke outside of Bathurst Station at … Continue reading Bathurst Station gets an Honest Ed’s makeover

Rage rooms not a replacement for therapy, says psychotherapists

By: Kylie Vaillancourt Rage rooms that allow angry people to smash stuff to relieve stress may be fun but are not a substitute to therapy, said Toronto psychotherapists. “It’s the potential that it could be detrimental if anybody has difficulties controlling their anger as it is,” said registered psychotherapist Dawn Binkowski to HumberNews. “Because for people … Continue reading Rage rooms not a replacement for therapy, says psychotherapists

Mobile payment for street parking comes to Toronto

By: Kylie Vaillancourt The Toronto Parking Authority (TPA) has released an app called, “Green P” that allows people to pay for parking on city streets and in paid lots through their mobile devices. Mayor John Tory and the parking authority announced Monday that motorists are now able to pay for on-street parking through their mobile device. It … Continue reading Mobile payment for street parking comes to Toronto

New mortgage rules may affect future home buyers

By: Kylie Vaillancourt New mortgage rules coming into effect Monday might make buying a house in the future a struggle, especially for first-time home buyers. Mortgage applicants will have to undergo a “stress test,” which will evaluate an individual’s ability to make payments at a higher interest rates. The test was already in place for some … Continue reading New mortgage rules may affect future home buyers

Google unveils new Pixel smartphone

By: Kylie Vaillancourt Google announced a new phone on Wednesday known as Pixel. The company made the announcement at a press conference today in San Francisco. CEO Sundar Pichai started off the conference saying the invention of smartphones created a mobile revolution "that’s changed people’s lives." For the first time with this new phone, the software … Continue reading Google unveils new Pixel smartphone

Kim Kardashian West robbed at gunpoint

By: Kylie Vaillancourt Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West arrived in New York City Monday afternoon from Paris Fashion Week after being robbed at gunpoint. Kardashian West’s personal body guard Pascal Duvier was not with her at the time of the incident but was at a nightclub with sisters Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner. Police … Continue reading Kim Kardashian West robbed at gunpoint