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Eight Anniversary of My Blog

This week, my Blog celebrated its’ eight 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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The Etobicoke Creek in Snow

Towards the end of the snowfall on January 26th, 2021, I decided to go for my daily walk and choose to go up on the trail beside the Etobicoke Creek. The trail was covered in snow, but easy to walk … Continue reading

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Constitutional Monarchy works in Canada

With the news of the resignation of Julie Payette as Canada’s Governor General there has been talk about the relevance of the position in Canada. However, I support our Constitutional Monarchy and believe it works quite well.  Here are some … Continue reading

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2020 in Review: an Annus horribilis

We are now marking the end of 2020 and looking ahead towards 2021. This year has not been the greatest of years, thanks to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has led to many people being sick, and a large … Continue reading

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CLRVs Retired from Active Duty

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Originally posted on Edward Brain's Blog:
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…

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Merry Christmas

I just want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. While this year’s Christmas may be a lot different, I hope that this message finds you safe. The year is coming to a close and I would also like to … Continue reading

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VIRTUAL Lakeshore Santa Claus Parade 2020

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Lakeshore Santa Claus Parade, traditionally held on the first Saturday of December, had to be cancelled this year. However, in honour of the day which the parade was scheduled to be held, I’d … Continue reading

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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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