Author Archives: Edward Brain

About Edward Brain

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

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has Passed Away

Buckingham Palace has announced the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, and 14 other realms. Her Majestyy passed away at 96 at Balmoral Castle, her home in Scotland. Her Majesty reigned for over 70 after ascending … Continue reading

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Review: The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel

I have finished ready a new biography about former German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, entitled The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel by Kati Marton. The book, newly released following Ms. Merkel’s retirement as Chancellor after 16 years in power, is an … Continue reading

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Warriors Day at the CNE

2022 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Warriors’ Day Parade at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE.) This year’s Warriors’ Day Parade was the first to take place since the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted the CNE the last two years and was … Continue reading

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Team Canada at the XXII Commonwealth Games

Team Canada has completed its competition in the XXII (22nd) Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham, England. Canada placed third overall with 92 total medals: 26 Gold, 32 Silver, and 34 Bronze. A total of 269 athletes represented Canada in 17 … Continue reading

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Happy Simcoe Day 2022

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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Nichelle Nichols has Passed Away

Veteran actress Nichelle Nichols, best known for her role as Nyota Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series, has passed away at 89. Miss Nichols was born in Robbins, Illinois on December 28, 1932 to Samuel Earl and Lishia Nichols. … Continue reading

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Tony Dow has Passed Away

Tony Dow, the actor famous for playing Wally Cleaver on the hit sitcom Leave It to Beaver, has passed away at the age of 77. Mr. Dow was born Anthony Lee Dow in Hollywood, California on April 15th, 1945.

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Vince McMahon retires from WWE

Long time owner, Chairman, and CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Vince McMahon has announced his retirement. Mr. McMahon, the son of Vincent J. McMahon, purchased the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF) from his father in 1984. The company would … Continue reading

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2022 MLB All-Star Game Players Announced

The line-ups for the 2002 MLB All-Star Game in Los Angeles, California are set. The game goes down on Tuesday July 19th, 2022 at Dodgers Stadium, making the National League the home team. The line-ups are as follows: American League … Continue reading

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Happy 155th Birthday Canada!!!!

Today marks the 155th birthday for the Dominion of Canada since Confederation on July 1st, 1867. Confederation was created thanks to the hard work of many people, and helped to create the Canada we know today.

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