G20 Summit to cause traffic problems and cell phone interference.

By Office Space Toronto In standard10th June, 2010

While the actual G20 Summit is not actually until June 26 and 27th, Torontonians are already getting frustrated by the traffic inconveniences caused by the security fences for the restricted driving zones of the downtown core and around some of the hotels like the Westin Harbour Castle . The parking lot used by many Toronto

The Toronto Mayoral Race is Starting to get interesting

By Office Space Toronto In standard8th June, 2010

There are six main candidates in this mayoral race Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Joe Pantalone, Rocco Rossi, George Smitherman and Sarah Thomson along with another 20 candidates that many of us have never heard of. Hopefully the six primary candidates will keep coming up with plans that help keep bloggers writing about this election and

Having access to 650 locations world wide

By Office Space Toronto In standard7th June, 2010

I got an interesting email today from a friend who moved their downtown Toronto office space to Telsec a few months ago.  He made a business trip to New York City this week and was able to use a meeting room in New York as part of his office space Toronto arrangement. Having the access

D-Day June 6th 1944–Lest We Forget

By Office Space Toronto In standard6th June, 2010

Today is the 66th anniversary of D-Day. A day to remember approximately 215,000 Allied soldiers, who were killed or wounded during D-Day and the ensuing months it took to secure the capture of Normandy. In the early hours of June 6, 1944, landing craft carrying approximately 14,000 young Canadians troops, who where members of the

Discovering interesting trends on the internet

By Office Space Toronto In standard5th June, 2010

It is amazing the things that people are searching for at midnight on a Friday night. It seems tonight the biggest trend in terms of searches is whether the character known as the Undertaker in WWE is indeed dead. It amazes me who is up at midnight trying to find out whether a fictional character

Avatar Director James Cameron asked to help with oil spill

By Office Space Toronto In standard3rd June, 2010

With several failed attempts including last week’s “top kill” method had failed to contain the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, the United States government is now seeking a Hollywood ending. The latest person to be recruited to help ending the spill is “Avatar” and “Titanic” film director James Cameron. Cameron was invited

Downtown Toronto Power outage

By Office Space Toronto In standard2nd June, 2010

A large section of downtown Toronto has been hit by a power outage affecting hundreds of thousands of people. The extent or cause of the outage was not immediately clear, but many businesses in the downtown core were affected, but there are numerous traffic lights out in the affected area, causing traffic jams on streets.

G20 Security Zone to Displace Don Juan Chip Truck

By Office Space Toronto In standard29th May, 2010

One of my favorite places to grab a quick lunch when I am in my downtown office space is the Don Juan chip truck. Don Juan, along with many other chip trucks and hot dog vendor’s are going to be displaced from their usual permitted locations that are within the traffic restricted yellow zone and from in front

Welcome to Cottage Season

By Office Space Toronto In standard25th May, 2010

This past weekend was the first long weekend of the summer. This is traditionally the weekend when most people make their first trip to the cottage and open it up for the season. This is also the time when many people try to figure out how to take advantage of having a cottage and spend

Wow you have and office there!

By Office Space Toronto In standard18th May, 2010

I was at an event over the weekend and someone asked me where my office was located, so I told them at 1 Yonge Street in the Toronto Star building.  They replied “Wow you have an office there! Isn’t that expensive?”  All I could say was “NO not really” I explained to them that my