Tag Archives: 2019

Toronto’s old Articulated Streetcars are Retired

September 2nd, 2019 marked the final day of service for the Toronto Transit Commission’s Articulated Light Rail Vehicle (ALRV.) The cars, based on the shorted Canadian Light Rail Vehicle (CLRV), were longer and could therefore hold more passengers.  They entered … Continue reading

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Legends of the Silk Road Come to Light Exhibit

The 2019 Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) has an interesting exhibit at the Coca-Cola Coliseum entitled Legends of the Silk Road Come to Light. The exhibit consists of 17 different silk lanterns that are lit up, with some that move. 

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2019 Stanley Cup Finals

The Stanley Cup Finals is now set with the Western Conference Champions the St. Louis Blues taking on the Eastern Conference Champions the Boston Bruins.  The series begins Monday night, May 27th. This is the third postseason meeting between the … Continue reading

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Happy Victoria Day 2019

Today, May 20th 2019, is Victoria Day in Canada. I want to wish every Canadian a very happy and safe Victoria Day. Today marks the celebration of the birthday of Canada’s first monarch, Queen Victoria, who reigned from 1837 to … Continue reading

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2019 NHL Conference Finals

The Conference Finals for the NHL Playoffs are now set. One Original Six Team remains as the Boston Bruins beat out the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round and then the Columbus Blue Jackets to make it to the … Continue reading

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First Round of 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs

The first round of the National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs are now set with the end of the 2018-2019 regular season. The Tampa Bay Lightning are the Presidents’ Trophy winners while the Pittsburgh Penguins have made the playoffs for the … Continue reading

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TTC Streetcar Action at Humber Loop and Kipling Loop

Here are two videos I took on Family Day (February 18th, 2019). The first is of some streetcar action at Humber Loop:

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Sir Andrew Davis Celebrates 75th Birthday with Wagner and the TSO

I attended the February 2nd 2019 concert at the TSO which was advertised as “Sir Andrew Conducts Wagner”.  The concert happened to also fall on Sir Andrew’s 75th birthday. The concert consisted of Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries, Albert Berg’s … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2019

I wanted to wish everyone a very Happy New Year and I hope everyone has a prosperous new year. 2018 has flown by.  I recently recapped 2018 in this previous post. Happy New Year, everyone!  

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