|Clorox celebrates its 100th anniversary
Toronto -- Today, in a brief ceremony at its Canadian headquarters in Brampton the Clorox Company of Canada marked the 100th anniversary of The Clorox Company internationally by pledging a donation of $100,000 to the William Osler Health System Foundation in support of the new Peel Memorial Hospital.
Clorox strives to make a positive impact in communities by giving back. Whether it’s contributing to disaster relief efforts through donations of Clorox® regular bleach, teaching classes at local schools or funding education, arts and culture programs, Clorox is committed to help restore, enrich and protect the communities it serves.... More
Tridel Wins Tarion’s High-Rise Builder of the Year and BILD’s Home Builder of the Year Awards, in the Same Week
Toronto, Ontario, May 1, 2013 – The end of April saw a unique week of honours for Canada’s leading condominium developer, Tridel. The company received prestigious accolades from the home building industry’s two most prominent organizations, Tarion and the Building Industry and Land Development (BILD) Association.... More
Canada can now vote for the nation’s most inspiring Immigrants
TORONTO, March 21 2013 – Canadian Immigrant magazine has kicked off the voting stage for the fifth annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards. The program serves to uncover and celebrate the inspiring stories and remarkable achievements of Canadian immigrants from all walks of life who motivate fellow Canadians. The program draws nominations from across Canada and is proudly supported by the title sponsor RBC Royal Bank and associate sponsor Chevrolet.
A call for nominations garnered more than 600 entries over the past two months.... More
HYUNDAI SHOWCASES SIX AND SEVEN-PASSENGER 2013 SANTA FE XL AT THE 2013 CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
TORONTO, Ontario (February 14, 2013) – The new three-row, six/seven-passenger Santa Fe XL made its Toronto debut today at the 2013 Canadian International Auto Show, joining the 215 millimetre shorter two-row, five-passenger Santa Fe which has been on sale since August last year. The all-new Santa Fe XL builds on Hyundai’s reputation for value by combining bold design with a high-output Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) V6 engine and a host of features providing exceptional functionality, versatility, and comfort.... More
1812: For natives, resisting American invaders was the ‘only option’
On the outbreak of the War of 1812, Thomas Jefferson declared, “The acquisition of Canada … will be a mere matter of marching.” The prediction by the American founding father and third president seemed sensible at the time: The British were tied down in Europe fighting Napoleon. They had fewer than 1,000 regular soldiers defending Canada, and the volunteer Canadian militias in the colonies were no substitute for professional troops.
But there were also the native warriors to consider, and historian say they were vital to the defence of British North America.... More
ALL-NEW 2013 SANTA FE OFFERS UNMATCHED CONTENT FOR THE SAME PRICE AS OUTGOING MODEL
MARKHAM, Ontario (August 29, 2012) – Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. today announced that the all-new 5-passenger 2013 Santa Fe will carry the same starting price as its predecessor when it arrives in dealerships next month. Priced from $26,499, the 2013 Santa Fe will initially be launched in 5-passenger format propelled by a pair of powerful but efficient Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) four-cylinder engines.... More
NEW HYUNDAI HOCKEY HELPERS PROGRAM LAUNCHES, HELPS 1,000 CANADIAN YOUTH PLAY HOCKEY
Hyundai Canada and Hyundai Dealers are teaming up with KidSport Canada, Montreal Canadiens Defenceman P.K. Subban, and his family to help under-resourced youth get in the game
MARKHAM, Ontario (September 4, 2012) – Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. is pleased to announce the launch of Hyundai Hockey Helpers, a new initiative designed to reinvest in communities across the country and improve the lives of deserving children by helping at least 1,000 under-resourced Canadian youth play hockey.... More
Why Not Theatre Presents Beyond Bollywood: Starring Naseeruddin Shah & Ratna Pathak
Back by overwhelming demand, Why Not Theatre is proud to present legends of Indian film and theatre, Naseeruddin Shah & his wife Ratna Pathak Shah in: Beyond Bollywood, with 2 critically acclaimed plays from Motley Theatre Group (Mumbai, India), Dear Liar & Ismat Apa Ke Naam at the new Regent Park Arts & Cultural Centre.
The Shah's are back in Toronto after a one night only sold out run of Ismat Apa Ke Naam in Feb 2011.... More
Rogers welcomes summer with a bouquet of free previews.
Summer 2012 Free Preview Media alert
Rogers welcomes summer with a bouquet of free previews.
Summer is a great time to get together with family and friends and celebrate. Now Rogers brings the entertainment you love to the celebrations, with exciting shows from back home. Rogers Digital TV customers can tune in and enjoy the following free previews starting July 24, 2012.
ARY QTV (Ch.859) from now – October 18
GEO TV (Ch. 858) July 24 - August 6
Life OK (Ch. 837) from August 7-20
ABP News (Ch. 839) and ATN Sports (Ch.... More
RBC Introduces Virtual Visa Debit
RBC and Visa offer consumers more choice and greater online acceptance
RBC and Visa announced the launch of RBC Virtual Visa Debit, designed to allow consumers to pay for online, over the phone, or mail order purchases with funds directly from their bank account.... More
Establishing Credit Top Barrier to Newcomers: RBC
According to an RBC poll, almost half of newcomers, despite being financially savvy, face obstacles when it comes to establishing their finances in Canada.
The two main hurdles identified by newcomers are:
• Banks don’t fully understand the challenges they are faced with (27 per cent)
• Banks do not provide adequate credit services without already having a credit history in Canada (17 per cent).
“We need to help newcomers settle, adjust and integrate as seamlessly as possible,” said Paul Sy, director, Multicultural Markets, RBC.... More
HYUNDAI ELANTRA GT PAIRS EUROPEAN DESIGN WITH FIVE-DOOR PRACTICALITY
Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. recently introduced the all-new 2013 Elantra GT, which is now available in dealerships across Canada. Starting at an MSRP of $19,149, the Elantra GT arrives with an extra long list of standard features as it brings five-door functionality and European driving dynamics to the expanding Elantra line-up. Based on the new generation of the European-market Hyundai i30 model, the Elantra GT is one of three vehicles now carrying the Elantra nameplate, joining the Elantra Coupe and the 2012 North American and Canadian Car of the Year, the Elantra Sedan.... More
How to get credit if new to Canada
For newcomers to Canada, the challenges of creating a new life here can be made a bit easier with access to credit for everyday living or unexpected needs. Early access to Canadian credit can also put you in a better position down the road for large purchases such as buying a home or car that may require a credit history or credit rating.
Therefore, upon arriving in Canada, it’s important for newcomers to establish a Canadian credit history.... More
RBC makes it easier for newcomers to manage their finances in 180 ways
Starting a new life in a new country can be an exciting experience, but not without its challenges; among these is language.... More
Answers for newcomers on purchasing a home
Becoming a homeowner can be very exciting but at the same time can also feel a little intimidating. Some of the most common questions asked by newcomers are: Do I
qualify for a mortgage? What’s a pre-approval? And how does buying a home in Canada differ from my home country?
“A home can be one of the most personally and financially rewarding investments you’ll ever make,” says Paul Sy, the director of multicultural markets at RBC.... More
The Magic show by Raj on Sunday 24th June 2012 at Celebration Square on the occasion of South Asian Canada day was truly awesome
The Magic show by Raj on Sunday 24th June 2012 at Celebration Square on the occasion of South Asian Canada day was truly awesome. Magician Raj has enthralled kids and adults alike with his excellent illusions. The illusions were excellent; the audience were breathless, especially for the magician swallowing a sword, passing a sword through the neck and the fire acts. His little daughter Ramya, flying in mid air on a carpet was amazing.... More
Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award 2012 winner
May 29, 2012 (Toronto, ON) – Hip-hop artist K’naan, Member of Parliament Olivia
Chow, Olympic wrestling legend Daniel Igali and many other community leaders
from across Canada are among the winners of the fourth annual Top 25 Canadian
Immigrants awards presented by Canadian Immigrant magazine and sponsored by
RBC. This national people’s choice award celebrates the untold and inspiring stories and
achievements of newcomers to Canada.
More than 28,000 Canadians voted online for their top choices, the largest
number since the awards program began in 2009.... More
NEWCOMERS LIST ADVICE AS KEY INGREDIENT IN ESTABLISHING THEIR FINANCIAL LIFE IN CANADA: RBC
Building a credit history important to newcomers
TORONTO, May 2, 2012 — Most newcomers to Canada (79 per cent) feel it’s important to start building credit history quickly and three-in-four (75 per cent) believe that expert advice is important when it comes to lending or borrowing money, according to an RBC poll.
“Building a new life in a new country is no small feat. Newcomers are faced with a myriad of tasks and decisions to ensure their future success,” said Paul Sy, director, Multicultural Markets, RBC.... More
2013 HYUNDAI SANTA FE SETS NEW STANDARD FOR CUV TECHNOLOGY, STYLE, AND VALUE
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (April 4, 2012) – Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. today introduced the all-new 5-passenger 2013 Santa Fe in a Canadian debut during a small press conference at the Vancouver International Auto Show. The Canadian unveiling was held in conjunction with the global debut of not only the 5-passenger model, but also a three-row 7-passenger long wheelbase version at the New York International Auto Show. The third generation of Hyundai’s popular Crossover Utility Vehicle (CUV) boasts an evolution of Hyundai’s now signature “Fluidic Sculpture” design language.... More
RBC POLL FINDS MAJORITY OF CANADIANS SAY IT MAKES SENSE TO BUY A HOUSE NOW, BUT FEWER MAY ACTUALLY TAKE THE LEAP
TORONTO – An increasing majority of Canadians believe now is the time to get into the housing market (59 per cent, up four percentage points from last year), instead of waiting until next year (41 per cent), according to the 19th Annual RBC Homeownership Poll.
But slightly more Canadians say they are unlikely to buy within the next two years (73 per cent, up two percentage points from last year), even as confidence in homeownership is on the rise.... More