Category Archives: General

General Blogs.

2019 In Review

2019 has now finished, and we have entered 2020.  As such, let’s take a look at what happened in 2019: In January, famed opera Bass-Baritone Theo Adam passed away at the age of 92.  While the late Roy Halladay was … Continue reading

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CLRVs Retired from Active Duty

Today, December 29th 2019,  the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) officially ran their fleet of Canadian Light Rail Vehicles (CLRV) for the last time over a portion of the 501 Queen line. Between Wolseley Loop on Bathurst St., just north of … 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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CLRV #4178

For the last few months of operation prior to their retirement, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has decided to paint one of their remaining Canadian Light Rail Vehicles (CLRV) in a different paint scheme. The CLRV chosed was #4178.  The … Continue reading

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2019 Etobicoke-Lakeshore Santa Claus Parade

On December 8th, 2019 Santa Claus came to south Etobicoke for the 2019 edition of the Etobicoke-Lakeshore Santa Claus Parade. The parade included the Toronto Police’s Mounted unit, the Toronto Police Pipe Band, the Streetsville Pipe Band, various floats, and … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2019

Today, November 11th 2019, 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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Fall 2019

Here are some pictures I have taken over the course of autumn this year:

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2019 World Series

The 2019 World Series, 115th series, is set to start tonight in Houston.  Let’s look into the series: The series features National League (NL) Pennant winners the Washington Nationals facing off against the American League (AL) Pennant winners the Houston … Continue reading

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Toronto’s old Articulated Streetcars are Retired

September 2nd, 2019 marked the final day of service for the Toronto Transit Commission’s Articulated Light Rail Vehicle (ALRV.) The cars, based on the shorter Canadian Light Rail Vehicle (CLRV), were longer and could therefore hold more passengers.  They entered … Continue reading

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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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