Allegations of inflated property values at centre of RCMP syndicated mortgage fraud investigation

Inflated property values and the promotion of non-qualifying investments as being RRSP-eligible are some of the key allegations made by the RCMP in a search warrant application it filed to authorize an April raid on six Toronto-area offices.  These new details come from a 131-page affidavit used to obtain a search warrant filed by the RCMP in connection with its…

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2018 Japan Cuts Festival Preview

Hats off to the Japan Society’s film programming team for assembling a remarkably strong line-up for this year’s annual “Japan Cuts” program, a series of new and newly restored Japanese films by newcomers and  established filmmakers, like horror director Kiyoshi Kurosawa and documentarian Kazuo Hara. Over the years, Japan Society has cultivated a devoted cinephile…

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30 Sunglasses Under $50 For a Midsummer Outfit Tune-Up

It’s halfway through the summer, and you might be starting to feel a little less excited about those wardrobe additions you made at the beginning of the season. And the sales might even have you thinking forward to the fall. But with a few months of summer left, you might want some more immediate gratification…

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