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General Blogs.

Remembrance Day 2020

Today, November 11th 2020, 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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October 31st Declared John Candy Day in Toronto

October 31st, 2020 has been declared ‘John Candy Day’ in Toronto in honour of what would have been the comedian’s 70th birthday. John Candy was born on October 31st, 1950 in Newmarket, Ontario, and grew up in East York, now … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

As this is the second Monday in October, I would like to wish everyone in Canada a Happy Thanksgiving. This may be a very different type of Thanksgiving this year, I do think we need something nice to celebrate. Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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CLRV Action from September 2015

In the middle of September 2015, I travelled to Queens Quay West in downtown Toronto in order to get some pictures of the TTC’s new Flexity Outlook streetcars. While there, I caught some pictures of CLRV action on the 510 … Continue reading

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The Adamson Estate

The Adamson Estate is located in south Mississauga.

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Virtual Warriors’ Day Celebration

Today, Saturday August 22nd 2020, would have been Warriors’ Day at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) if the CNE had not been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. As such, I am sharing a few pictures and videos of past … Continue reading

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2020 Simcoe Day

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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The Thomas Rennie in Operation

Here are some pictures and video of the Toronto Ferry Services’ Thomas Rennie in operation on July 2nd, 2020. The Thomas Rennie was built in 1951, and is named after a former Toronto Harbour Commissioner.  It is the newest ferry … Continue reading

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Happy Dominion Day 2020!!!!

Happy Dominion Day to everyone in Canada! July 1st, 2020 marks the 153rd 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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‘The Undertaker’ Retires

Wrestler ‘The Undertaker’ (real name Mark Calaway) has announced his retirement after almost 30 years with the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/WWE.)  The announcement was made during the latest episode of Undertaker: The Last Ride documentary series on June 21st, 2020.

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