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General Blogs.

97th Warriors’ Day Parade at the CNE

Today, August 18th 2018, the Canadian National Exhibition (C.N.E.) celebrated the 97th Warriors’ Day Parade. The Parade started at 10:30 a.m. at the Princes’ Gate, at the east end of the CNE grounds, and continued past the Direct Energy Centre, … Continue reading

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Happy Simcoe Day 2018

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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Metrolinx Open House on South Etobicoke GO Stations

On July 5th 2018 Metrolinx, the provincial organization that operates GO Transit, held an open house at Mimico Presbyterian Church to discuss their intentions to renovate their two stations in south Etobicoke, Long Branch and Mimico, and the possibility of … Continue reading

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Happy Dominion Day

Happy Dominion Day to everyone in Canada!  July 1st, 2018 marks the 151st 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 … Continue reading

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Streetcar Service Returns west of Humber Loop

On June 24th, 2018 the communities along Lake Ontario is southern Etobicoke finally got their streetcar service back after waiting almost a year and a half. Starting January 7th, 2017 the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) shutdown streetcar service west of … Continue reading

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Red Winged Blackbirds

Red winged blackbirds have taken over the Toronto area this year. Here are some pictures of the birds:

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Happy Victoria Day

Today, May 21st 2018, 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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Spring 2018

Spring is now in full bloom. Here are some pictures I have taken recently:

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Etobicoke Point Damaged by Storm

Etobicoke Point in Humber Bay Park West suffered a fair amount of damage due to bad weather in mid-April of this year. Here are some pictures of the damage, which shows us all how dangerous Mother Nature can be:

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Spring Finally Arrives

Spring has finally started to arrive with the appearance of some crocuses:

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