Central/Eastern Canada News

Startup gives women a way to rent that perfect style from someone else's closet

A young Toronto entrepreneur has started a business allowing women to rent out their own clothes, aiming to help reduce the environmental damage of fast fashion.


Toronto jeweller pushed to close after 46 years

Three weeks ago, Socrates Reppas was told he had until the end of the year to vacate the facility that has housed his business, Marquis Jewellers, for the past 46 years.

Located in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood, the store is within the Cumberland Terrace, a plaza that is slated for demolition to make way for condominiums.


Hunt on for man suspected of stealing $58,000 in booze from LCBO stores

Toronto Police are trying to track down Chase Kincaid, 32, who they allege is responsible for stealing more than $58,000 worth of alcohol from LCBO stores over the last year.

According to Constable Caroline de Kloet, Kincaid has allegedly been on a shoplifting spree since June of 2018, and now police are asking for the pubic’s help in finding the accused thief.

De Kloet said in a statement that Kincaid “was last seen about 10 days ago in the Burnhamthorpe Rd. and Saturn Rd. area.”


Organic Garage Reports a 16.28% Increase in Sales

Organic Garage Ltd. (“Organic Garage” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:OG) has released the Company’s financial results for its first quarter ended April 30, 2019 and is pleased to announce an increase in year over year sales and gross profits.


Toronto fitness club closes suddenly after clients offered pay-up-front promotion

Fitness trainer Larry Track described his favourite thing to do at his club while off duty as “[being] a client and [taking] as many classes as I can”.

But suddenly, Track’s own paying clients can’t take classes because he closed the doors of his Forest Hill Village workout studio, Track Fitness.

He did so without warning, and after running a promotion encouraging customers to pay up front for bundles of classes at a discount.


Fans camped out overnight to get Raptors and OVO championship gear

So much so, that fans started lining up on Thursday for Raptors/OVO championship t-shirts and hats, which is being sold at Real Sports Apparel on Friday, from 8 am to 6 pm.