Author Archives: Edward Brain

About Edward Brain

I am a long time condo activist and have a background in Business Administration.

Happy Victoria Day

Today, May 22nd 2022, is Victoria Day in Canada. I want to wish every Canadian a very happy and safe Victoria Day. Today marks the celebration of the birthday of Canada’s first monarch, Queen Victoria, who reigned from 1837 to … Continue reading

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Tosca Succeeds at the COC

J attended the May 19th 2023 performance of Giacomo Puccini‘s Tosca at the Canadian Opera Company (COC.) The production is directed by Paul Curran, with sets and costumes by Kevin Knight. The COC Orchestra was led by Giuliano Carella, making … Continue reading

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Coronation Celebration at Queen’s Park, Toronto

The Province of Ontario celebrated the Coronation of King Charles III, King of Canada, on May 6th, 2023 at Queen’s Park in downtown Toronto – the home of the Provinial Legislature. The celebration included a flag raising – the Coronation … Continue reading

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Round 2 of the 2023 NHL Playoffs

The second round of the 2023 National Hockey League (NHL) Playoffs are set to start tonight, May 2nd, 2023. Let’s look at the match-ups:

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Macbeth a Roaring Success at the COC

iuseppe Verdi‘s Macbeth opened at the Canadian Opera Company (COC) on April 28th, 2023. The opera, based on Shakespeare‘s play, stars Quinn Kelsey (Macbeth), Alexandrina Pendatchanska (Lady Macbeth), Önay Köse (Banquo), Matthew Cairns (Macduff), and Adam Luther (Malcolm.) The opera … Continue reading

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Springtime Flowers – April 23rd, 2023

On April 23rd, 2023, I went for walk around Mimico Harbour in South Etobicoke through Humber Promenade Park. While on my walk, I managed to get some springtime pictures. Enjoy!

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2023 Opening Day Blue Jays Roster

The Toronto Blue Jays have announced their opening day roster for the 2023 MLB Season. The roster consists of the following players: Pitchers

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Lohengrin – The Met: Live in HD

I attended The Met‘s Live in HD broadcast of Richard Wagner‘s Lohengrin on March 18th, 2023. The cast included Piotr Beczała (Lohengrin), Tamara Wilson (Elsa), Christine Goerke (Ortrud), Evgeny Nikitin (Telramund), and Günther Groissböck (King Heinrich.) The orchestra was led … Continue reading

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Happy Commonwealth Day, 2023

Today (March 13th, 2023) is Commonwealth Day in the countries that are members of the Commonwealth of Nations. Commonwealth Day, celebrated on the second Monday of March throughout the Commonwealth, as its name suggests celebrates the Commonwealth. Traditionally, in London, … Continue reading

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Gordon Pinsent has Passed Away

Famed Canadian actor Gordon Pinsent has passed away at 92. Mr. Pinsent was born in Grand Falls, Newfoundland to Stephen Arthur Pinsent and Florence Pinsent on July 12th, 1930.

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