Did you know Canada Day makes a good Moving Day? As the rest of Canada celebrates with face painting and fireworks, Quebec opts for a mass exodus of apartments. In keeping with a decades-old tradition, most leases in Quebec expire July 1. Last year, 80,000 Quebecers took part.

(Source: readersdigest.ca)


Four new GO Transit stations will be built in the city’s west end. The new stations on the Kitchener line will be located in Liberty Village and at St. Clair Avenue and Keele Street while the new stations on the Barrie line will be located at Bloor Street and Lansdowne Avenue, and Spadina Avenue and Front Street.

An additional four new stations in the city’s east end will at Gerrard Street, the Port Lands (Unilever), Finch Avenue and Lawrence Avenue on the on the Stouffville/Lakeshore East GO Corridor.

(Source: CP24)

“Toronto The Green” – Toronto’s Tree Canopy

Toronto’s tree canopy cover is estimated to be between 26.6% and 28%! Of the total tree population, 6% (600,000 trees) are City owned street trees, 34% (3.5 million trees) are in City parks and natural areas, and 60% (6.1million trees) are on private lands.

Toronto has a target to increase the city’s overall tree canopy of an estimated 10.2 million trees by approximately 13% over the next 40-50 years.

(Source: City of Toronto)