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Video Highlights: Windsor Trip

Here is a short video of my recent trip to Windsor. I hope you enjoy it!

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Trip Report: VIA Rail Trip to Windsor September 2021

On September 15th and 16th, 2021, I made a quick trip to Windsor, Ontario and back. I went down and back by train, departing and returning from Oakville on VIA Rail. The trip to Windsor was aboard VIA Rail train … Continue reading

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TTC Turns 100

Today, September 1st, 2021 the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) turns 100 years old. The TTC was formed on September 1st, 2021 taking over a number of private lines that existed in the past.

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Virtual Warriors’ Day

Today, August 21st, 2021 would have been the 100th Warriors’ Day Parade at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE). As the CNE was cancelled for a second straight year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no Warriors’ Day Parade. … Continue reading

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Team Canada Wins 24 Medals at Tokyo Olympics

The 2020 Summer Olympics have concluded in Tokyo with Team Canada winning 24 total medals – Seven Gold, Six Silver, and 11 Bronze Medals, good for 11th place overall – both in the number of total medals and the numbers … Continue reading

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Happy Simcoe Day 2021

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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Toronto Ferry Action – July 22nd, 2021

I made a quick trip over to the Toronto Islands on July 22nd, 2021. While on the trip I was able to catch some video and photographs. The Toronto Ferry Services, which operates the ferries and is owned by the … Continue reading

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Happy 154th Birthday, Dominion of Canada

July 1st, 2021 marks the 154th 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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Exhibition Grounds

I went for a walk through the Exhibition grounds on June 16th 2021 while in the area for another project. I was able to pick up some photographs of some of the buildings on the property that are currently, or … Continue reading

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June 6th 2021 Departure of The Canadian

VIA Rail Canada’s flagship train, the Canadian, departed Union Station in Toronto Ontario right on time on June 6th, 2021 at 9:45 a.m. reroute for Vancouver, B.C. The train’s consist was: F40PH-2 #6454F40PH-2 #6428Baggage car #8621HEP-I coach #8112HEP-I coach #8113HEP-I … Continue reading

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