Helping newcomers at the Furniture Bank

Meet Iranian-born Haydeh Mohebbi, who helps newcomers fill their homes from Toronto’s Furniture Bank When she came to Canada from Iran in 2003, Haydeh Mohebbi found herself in the situation many newcomers face. She was confronted with a monumental task: rebuilding her life from scratch. Arriving with her two daughters, and followed five months later by […]

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Duterte recalls ‘Yolanda’ wrath: I was bleeding inside my heart

Duterte recalls 'Yolanda' wrath: I was bleeding inside my heart

Known for his expletive-laden speeches, President Rodrigo Duterte veered away from hurling invectives as he remembered the wrath of  supertyphoon “Yolanda” during his visit in Tacloban City on Friday.

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What does housing cost in different Canadian cities?


A comparison of rental and buying housing prices in Canada There are many factors to consider when moving into a new home, one of the most important being cost. To give you an idea of what you can expect to pay for a home in Canada, we’ve laid out the average monthly rent and mortgage […]

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With rehab plan, Marawi land prices skyrocket 10 times

With rehab plan, Marawi land prices skyrocket 10 times

Some landowners in Marawi have raised the value of their lands as the government is looking for sites to build the housing units for the displaced residents of the war-torn city, an official said on Friday. “[From]the previous market value [of] P500 per square meter, the asking price [now] reached P5,000 per square meter,” Adoracion Navarro, […]

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Buying a condo? Alexey Saltykov of CondoEssentials can help

Russian-born Alexey Saltykov came to Canada via Germany with a job in hand as a management consultant in the insurance industry. His company asked if he wanted to transfer to Toronto, and he jumped at the opportunity. Three years later, Saltykov saw a niche insurance need in Canada, and took another leap — this time […]

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