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New Release Of Two-Storey Towns Starting From $594,990

New Release Of Two-Storey Towns Starting From $594,990 Include:
Laminate Flooring On The Ground Floor
Air Conditioning
3 Appliances - Fridge, Stove & Dishwasher

Close to all major highways, shopping, dining, established schools and recreation, this master-planned community is the perfect place to call home.

Visit us to discover a wide selection of desirable Townhomes & Detached Homes in our popular Queen's Common community in Whitby.

Townhomes Starting From $504,990

Detached Homes Starting From $764,990

People own multiple vacant homes should be taxed higher rate of tax than people only own single vacant homes.

People who own multiple homes no matter rent out or not should pay higher rate of tax than people who only own single property. People own multiple homes should be encouraged to invest their money elsewhere, not to speculate on house making it not affordable for those who really need it to dwell. People speculate on housing are as evil as those speculate on food that make other poor people hungry. Government should definitely take measures to those speculators. The more homes they own, the higher rate of tax they need to pay. What the speculators do is the same as buying a lot of food in bulk and then sell to poor hungry people in higher price. Housing is of basic need as food. I only support the government which takes people's basic needs seriously.

Detached home in the GTA fell under $1M

According to data released by the Toronto Real Estate Board, the average price of a detached home in the GTA fell to $974,212 during the first two weeks of August. That's down from $1,000,336 at the end of July.

When hurricanes come onto land, their heavy rain, strong winds, and large waves can damage buildings, trees, and cars.

Hurricanes are severe tropical storms that form in the southern Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and in the eastern Pacific Ocean. They gather heat and energy through contact with warm ocean waters. Evaporation from the seawater increases their power. Hurricanes rotate in a counter-clockwise direction around an "eye." Hurricanes have winds of at least 74 miles per hour.

Canada's Big Six banks are under the microscope.

The country's banking regulator, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI), said it is looking at sales practices at the major banks, focusing on the risks they could pose to the banks' reputations and financial health.

A U.N. human rights panel urged the United States on Monday to end widespread detention of would-be immigrants including asylum-seekers, saying the practice has “grown exponentially” and violates international law.

The holding of migrants and would-be refugees in custody is often "punitive, unreasonably long, unnecessary and costly" and should be used only as a last resort, the panel said in a 23-page report to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Trump Denounces White Supremacists Who Staged Deadly Rally

U.S. President Donald Trump has denounced the white supremacists behind Saturday's deadly rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, saying their "racism is evil."

For the first time since the violence, Trump mentioned by name neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, and white supremacists as "criminals and thugs ... that are repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans."

Steel Band Festival & Simcoe Day Celebrations at Fort York

This weekend, the grounds of Fort York will come to life with two exciting events. On Sunday, August 6, the New Generation Steel Band Festival will feature performances by youth steel bands and the award-winning ensembles Pan Fantasy and Afropan. Enjoy delicious Caribbean food, all ages pan workshops and plenty of opportunities for audience participation. On Monday, August 7, Fort York celebrates Simcoe Day with musketry, artillery and music demonstrations, plus tours and food sampling in the historic kitchen.

Economy adds 10,900 jobs, unemployment rate falls to 6.3 per cent

The economy added nearly 11,000 jobs in July, the eighth consecutive month of growth, as the unemployment rate fell to its lowest point in nearly nine years, Statistics Canada said Friday.

The pace of job growth slowed, however, with 10,900 net new positions, down from an increase of 45,300 in June. The number of full-time jobs grew by 35,100, offset by the loss of 24,300 part-time jobs.

Toronto home price dropped 4.6%

The Toronto Real Estate Board reported that July home prices in Toronto suffered their biggest monthly drop on record amid government efforts to cool the market and the near-collapse of Home Capital Group spooked speculators.