The fintech's new funding has more than tripled its $1.2 billion valuation from its last round in October.
The Duchess of Sussex spent years in Toronto, Canada, and Blackbird Baking Co. is the bakery that became famous for selling her favorite loaves.
"Schitt's Creek" fans and Annie Murphy's glowing review of Annina's Bakeshop & Cafe have kept the store's sales at pre-pandemic levels.
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Many people in the tech industry are choosing to move to Canada over the US because of the US’ restrictive immigration laws. Since 2013, Toronto has added more tech jobs than any other place in North America, including Silicon Valley. 25% of Canada’s overall workforce are immigrants, and in […]
The Toronto Zoo tweeted a video of its gorillas hanging out with alpacas while the attraction is empty of visitors. The video shows the gorillas catching sight of the alpacas, rushing toward the enclosure window, and banging on the glass. While the gorillas hopped up and down with excitement, the […]
Footpath Labs, a subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet, is working on a high-tech neighbourhood along the waterfront in Toronto. With a $US900 million investment from Alphabet, the neighbourhood is intended to be affordable and environmentally friendly, with nearly half of the housing units priced below market rate. Footpath labs […]
An aspiring social media star forced a plane to turn around and fly back to the airport after he joked that he might have the deadly coronavirus. James Potok said he stood up on the WestJet plane and announced that he had been to “the capital of the coronavirus” and […]
A flight to Montego Bay, Jamaica, was forced to turn around and return to Canada after a man stood up and declared he contracted the coronavirus on a recent trip to China. James Potok, 28, announced mid-flight on Monday that he had contracted the deadly virus, according to the local […]
A Twitter account called “Royals Take The 6” is posting photos of wax versions of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle around Toronto. There was also an accompanying Instagram account, which appeared to be deleted on Saturday. It’s not immediately clear who – or what organisation, brand, or company, if any […]
The longest train route in North America takes travellers between Toronto and Vancouver over the course of four days. The Canadian winds its way across the provinces of Canada, which each have their own landscapes filled with different mind-blowing sights. From abandoned farms to glacial lakes, there is so much […]
On a recent trip from New York to Toronto, I decided to try out the boutique Porter Airlines, which has generated some buzz and been named one of the best in North America. The flight was moderately priced and extremely easy to book. There is no class distinction on Porter, […]
Meghan Markle loves the Peperoncini Piccanti condiment from Terroni – a restaurant in Toronto – according to her interview with Vanity Fair. Before she became the Duchess of Sussex, Markle ran her own food and lifestyle blog called The Tig. She often posted about her meals and cheese boards at […]
Toronto’sCN Tower sees nearly 2 million visitors a year, and its construction has landed it a spot as an “engineering Wonder of the Modern World.” For 34 years after the tower was finished, it held the record as the tallest free-standing structure in the world – it’s still the tallest […]
Uber rides are now bookable without a smartphone at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. The company launched the kiosks earlier this month, with inspiration from similar ones at its driver hubs. There’s no word yet on future locations. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. For the first 10 years, Uber […]
Footpath Labs, the urban innovation arm of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, plans to invest $US900 million in a high-tech neighbourhood that will serve as a test bed for new technologies. The company recently released its 1,500-page master plan for the neighbourhood, as well as a larger innovation district, along Toronto’s […]
A woman with vision impairment who needed a wheelchair to leave an Air Canada flight was left alone on the empty parked plane in April. Pamela Prescod, 69, told Canada’s CTV News this week that she was left alone on the plane for an hour and was “traumatized” by the […]
A Canadian man smuggled thousands of live medicinal leeches into the country, and was fined $US15,000 by the Canadian government. The man had hauled the animals in a reusable grocery bag on a flight from Russia to Toronto. Leeches are so commonly used for medicinal reasons that over-harvesting has posed […]