Category Archives: General

General Blogs.

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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Team Canada World Juniors 2022 Team

Team Canada recently announced its’ roster for the 2022 World Juniors, which start Boxing Day. Team Canada opens up the tournament on Boxing Day against the Czech Republic and today is starting pre-tournament play. As part of Group A, we … Continue reading

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Some VIA Rail Action at Union Station

Here are a couple of videos I managed to pick up this week at Toronto’s Union Station of some VIA Rail action: Train #73 on Wednesday December 1st, 2021: Train #84 arriving at Union on Thursday December 2nd, 2021: Train … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2021

Today, November 11th 2021, 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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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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