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GO Transit fare hikes are coming


Metrolinx board asked to approved 3-per-cent increase at board meeting this week.

A report to be presented at Wednesday’s Metrolinx board meeting indicates the fare increase will only affect single-ticket adult fares greater than $5.65. Meanwhile, trips at or below that price will see no changes. Discounts for PRESTO card users would also remain unchanged.

If approved, the increase would mark the first time Metrolinx has raised fares for the Union Pearson Express.

The proposed fare hike, which would come into effect Sept. 2, is estimated to bring in $8.5 million of additional revenue for the provincial transit agency.

Ontario Capping Rent Increases at 1.8 Per Cent for Tenants in 2018

Ontario’s expansion of rent control to all private market rental housing units across the province means that 250,000 more tenants will receive protection from unfair rent increases, and will have their rent capped at the annual rent increase guideline of 1.8 per cent in 2018.

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Economic fundamentals of Barrie set the stage for real estate investors

– New research from the Real Estate Investment Network shows the City of Barrie is poised for growth. Barrie meets criteria on REIN’s Long-Term Real Estate Success Formula for a future stable real estate market as the city continues to diversify its economy to support GDP, employment and population growth.

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Strictly Ballroom Coupon: Save up to 69%

Strictly Ballroom

  • The show: an original musical based on the 1992 Baz Luhrmann film in which a championship ballroom dancer risks everything to achieve his dreams (and find romance)
  • The creative crew: Luhrmann himself wrote the book while Olivier Award winner Drew McOnie served as director and choreographer
  • The songs: new songs as well as hits from the classic film, including “Love is In the Air” and “Time After Time”
  • Critical acclaim: “The romance is irresistible!” —Toronto Star and “A heckuva lot of fun! Resistance is futile!” — Toronto Sun

The Deal

  • One ticket to see Strictly Ballroom, starting from $32.50
  • Seating options: rear dress circle, rear orchestra, or balcony or front-middle orchestra or dress circle

Final Chance: “Strictly Ballroom” The Musical (June 7–22)

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