Designer reno pushes north Toronto home’s sale price over $4-million mark

Designer reno pushes north Toronto home’s sale price over -million mark

Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd., Johnston and Daniel Division 4 Blythwood Cres., Toronto Asking price: $3,995,000 (May, 2022) Selling price: $4,175,000 (May, 2022) Previous selling price: $2,805,000 (July, 2017) Taxes: $12,129 (2021) Days on the market: Three Listing agents: Carol Lome and Brayden Irwin, Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd., Johnston and Daniel Division … Read more

NSW Mid North Coast couple start Sancrox community farm, help people with mental health struggles

NSW Mid North Coast couple start Sancrox community farm, help people with mental health struggles

For years, Steve Davis struggled with anxiety, depression and alcoholism.  He saw multiple doctors, tried numerous drugs and visited psychologists, but nothing seemed to provide long-term relief. Two years ago, he was misdiagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  If you or anyone you know needs help: “The first time I took my ADHD medication, … Read more

Gastronomic gadabout Cindy Bunt has never been overseas — she travels from her kitchen

Gastronomic gadabout Cindy Bunt has never been overseas — she travels from her kitchen

From her Compton home on South Australia’s Limestone Coast, Cindy Bunt has made a living sharing different cultures’ foods at her Post & Rail cooking school. Despite having never travelled overseas, the 46-year-old has an obsession with exploring flavours different to the ones she experienced growing up in rural Australia. Ms Bunt runs cooking and … Read more

Toronto-based architect finds a 1950s home to cherish in Forest Hill

Toronto-based architect finds a 1950s home to cherish in Forest Hill

Jordan Prussky Photography 259 Forest Hill Rd., Toronto Asking Price: $6,285,000 Taxes: $17,731.50 (2021) Lot Size: 50 by 125 feet Agent: Paul Johnston (Right at Home Realty) The backstory Chris Tweel bought a house in Forest Hill because his sons attended Upper Canada College in the neighbourhood.Jordan Prussky Photography When Chris Tweel went to see … Read more

Russian-born Ukrainian mother and her family find refuge in tiny West Australia township of Nannup

Russian-born Ukrainian mother and her family find refuge in tiny West Australia township of Nannup

When Russian-born Regina Razumovskaya moved to Ukraine in 2014 to marry a successful businessman, she never imagined she’d become a refugee.  “I thought [I was] a wealthy person and my children would get a good future,” Ms Razumovskaya said. “My husband is the owner of … the biggest nurseries in Ukraine. Well he was, because all his … Read more

Canberra Institute of Technology suspends lucrative consultancy contract after multiple warnings from officials

Canberra Institute of Technology suspends lucrative consultancy contract after multiple warnings from officials

The Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) ignored multiple warnings from government officials about lucrative, vaguely worded contracts it awarded for strategic advice and mentoring. Key points: Mounting public concerns have forced the CIT board to suspend a contentious $5 million deal for strategic advice Procurement officials had warned the institute over several years about its vaguely … Read more