Monthly Archives: June 2019

Franco Zeffirelli has Passed Away

Renowned opera and movie director Franco Zeffirelli has passed away at the age of 96. Mr. Zeffirelli was well known for his opera directing, but also directed some movies.  He was born Gian Franco Corsi Zeffirelli on February 12th 1923 … Continue reading

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Resigning from the Board isn’t the Best Option

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s look at some of the questions raised: QUESTION:  What are my options other than resigning from the board in regard to racial slurs — which continue to be made at … Continue reading

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June 9th 2019 Departure of VIA Rail Train #1 The Canadian

I happened to catch the June 9th 2019 departure of VIA Rail’s flagship train The Canadian from Toronto’s Union Station. The train was at its full summer’s length – two locomotives and 21 cars.  The consist was as follows:

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75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings

Today, June 6th 2019, marks the 75th Anniversary of Canada‘s involvement in the D-Day landings in Normandy France. On June 6th 1944, members of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division and the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade, with the help of the … Continue reading

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