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VIA Historical Association Cars on Display

On June 15th and 16th, 2022, the VIA Historical Association (VHA) had two of its’ cars on display the at TRACCS Rail Event at the Toronto Maintenance Centre. The VHA is a not-for-profit organization aimed at preserving equipment operated by … Continue reading

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Doors Open Toronto

Today I dropped by a couple of locations as part of Doors Open Toronto 2022. My first stop was at the Toronto Railway Historical Association (TRHA) at the John St. Roundhouse, which is located near the CN Tower and the … Continue reading

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Some Spring Related Pictures

Spring is in full bloom. Following are some pictures I have taken this spring. I hope you enjoy!

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VIA Rail’s The Canadian Departure – May 4th 2022

For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, VIA Rail’s flagship train, The Canadian, is now back to two days per week. The first first day of the resumption of the second departure of the westbound version … Continue reading

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A Walk Through Humber Bay Promenade Park

I recently went for a walk through Humber Bay Promenade Park, which hugs the shores of Mimico Harbour in southeast Etobicoke. Here are some pictures of my walk:

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Happy Commonwealth Day, 2022

Today (March 8th, 2021) is Commonwealth Day in the countries that are members of the Commonwealth of Nations. Commonwealth Day, celebrated on the second Monday of March throughout the Commonwealth, as its name suggests celebrates the Commonwealth. Traditionally, in London, … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates Her Platinum Jubilee

Today, February 6th, 2022, marks the 70 Anniversary of Her Majesty’s ascension. On February 6th, 1952, Her Majesty ascended the throne of seven independent countries – the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan, and Ceylon. She would … Continue reading

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9th Anniversary of my Blog

Today, my Blog celebrates the ninth anniversary of its’ creation. I want to thank everyone who has visited this blog, and more importantly decided to follow it.  A Big Thank You!

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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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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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