Monthly Archives: August 2019

Last Day of Service for the CLRV on the 501 Queen

Today, August 31st 2019, marks the end of an era for the Toronto Transit Commission’s Canadian Light Rail Vehicle (CLRV) streetcars: Today marks the last fay of scheduled service for the CLRV along the western portion of their 501 Queen … Continue reading

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Legends of the Silk Road Come to Light Exhibit

The 2019 Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) has an interesting exhibit at the Coca-Cola Coliseum entitled Legends of the Silk Road Come to Light. The exhibit consists of 17 different silk lanterns that are lit up, with some that move. 

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98th Warriors’ Day Parade at the CNE

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is celebrating the 98th Warriors’ Day Parade on August 17th, 2019. This year’s parade celebrated the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasions and the 76th anniversary of the beginning of the Italian Campaign. The parade … Continue reading

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Canada Succeeds at 2019 Pan Am Games

With the XVIII Pan Am Games coming to a close today, Team Canada has shown that we yet again have a lot to be proud of. Team Canada showed up with 477 athletes ready to compete in 35 sports.  They … Continue reading

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Condominium Directors Need to Address Conflicts of Interest

Gerry Hyman has another article for The Toronto Star.  Let’s look at the questions raised: QUESTION:  Our board wants to move our energy services from Toronto Hydro to another energy company that provides services to our building. The president of … Continue reading

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Happy Simcoe Day 2019

As today is Sir John Graves Simcoe Day in Ontario, I would like to discuss the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 to 1796. Of course Upper Canada would later become the Province of Ontario. Born in Cotterstock … Continue reading

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