Category Archives: General

General Blogs.

Some Encouragement

As the world grips with the coronavirus, I thought that I would spread some cheer with some spring related pictures to help encourage everyone to handle the hurdles in their life at the moment:

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Happy Commonwealth Day 2020

Today (March 9th, 2020) 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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Streetcar Action at Kipling Loop

For three consecutive weekends starting on the weekend of February 15, 2020, the TTC was short turning the 501 Queen service west of Humber Loop at Kipling Loop.  This is being done to allow the City of Toronto to do … Continue reading

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Happy 55th Birthday to the Maple Leaf

February 15th, 2020 marks the 55th anniversary of Canada adopting the Maple Leaf as Canada’s official flag. Happy Birthday to the Maple Leaf!

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Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 68 years as Queen of Canada

Today marks the 66th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s ascension as Queen of Canada, the United Kingdom, and 14 other nations.  She is also the head of the Commonwealth of Nations. Queen Elizabeth ascended the throne of Canada when her father, … Continue reading

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Happy 7th Anniversary

Today, February 3rd, 2020, marks the seventh anniversary of me creating this blog. I want to thank everyone for joining me along this ride as I discuss many different topics, from reviews of plays and operas, to discussions on condominiums, … Continue reading

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2019 In Review

2019 has now finished, and we have entered 2020.  As such, let’s take a look at what happened in 2019: In January, famed opera Bass-Baritone Theo Adam passed away at the age of 92.  While the late Roy Halladay was … Continue reading

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CLRVs Retired from Active Duty

Today, December 29th 2019,  the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) officially ran their fleet of Canadian Light Rail Vehicles (CLRV) for the last time over a portion of the 501 Queen line. Between Wolseley Loop on Bathurst St., just north of … 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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CLRV #4178

For the last few months of operation prior to their retirement, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has decided to paint one of their remaining Canadian Light Rail Vehicles (CLRV) in a different paint scheme. The CLRV chosed was #4178.  The … Continue reading

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