Author Archives: Edward Brain

About Edward Brain

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

Sidney Poitier has Passed Away

Famed Bahamian-American actor Sidney Poitier, KBE has passed away at the age of 94, a month prior to his 95th birthday. Mr. Poitier was born on February 20th, 1927 in Miami, Florida to Reginald James and Evelyn Poitier who were … Continue reading

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2021: Another Annus Horribilis

2021 has come to an end, so I would like to present my annual ‘Year in Review’. 2021 has become a second straight ‘Annus Horribilis’ as we have dealt with the COVID pandemic. This included lockdowns and restrictions during the … Continue reading

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Betty White Passes Away at 99

Famed actress Betty White has passed away at the age of 99. Ms. White is well known as Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and as Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls and The Golden Palace, as … Continue reading

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Arhbishop Desmond Tutu has Passed Away

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu has passed away at the age of 90. Archbishop Tutu was born October 7th, 1931in Klerksdorp, South Africa to Zachariah Zelilo Tutu and his wife, Allen Dorothea Mavoertsek Mathlare. He would become a teacher in … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

I just want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. May you spend your Christmas with family and friends and have a wonderful and enjoyable Christmas. The year is coming to a close and I would also like to thank … Continue reading

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Team Canada World Juniors 2022 Team

Team Canada recently announced its’ roster for the 2022 World Juniors, which start Boxing Day. Team Canada opens up the tournament on Boxing Day against the Czech Republic and today is starting pre-tournament play. As part of Group A, we … Continue reading

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Some VIA Rail Action at Union Station

Here are a couple of videos I managed to pick up this week at Toronto’s Union Station of some VIA Rail action: Train #73 on Wednesday December 1st, 2021: Train #84 arriving at Union on Thursday December 2nd, 2021: Train … Continue reading

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Maple Leaf Gardens Turns 90

Today, November 12th, 2021, marks the 90th Anniversary of the opening of Maple Leaf Gardens. The Gardens was built by Conn Smythe to be the home of the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team and would be owned by the company … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2021

Today, November 11th 2021, we mark Remembrance Day in Canada and the sacrifices made by our military during the many conflicts Canada has been involved in. Canadians have a long tradition of joining its allies in conflicts when required and … Continue reading

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117th World Series Set

The 117th edition of the World Series is set to begin tonight in Houston. The series features National League Pennant winners, Atlanta Braves, and American League Pennant winners, Houston Astros. This is the fifth time that the two teams have … Continue reading

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