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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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Happy Simcoe Day 2021

As today is Sir John Graves Simcoe Day in Ontario, I would like to discuss the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 to 1796. Of course Upper Canada would later become the Province of Ontario. Born in Cotterstock … Continue reading

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Happy 154th Birthday, Dominion of Canada

July 1st, 2021 marks the 154th birthday for the Dominion of Canada since Confederation on July 1st, 1867. Confederation was created thanks to the hard work of many people, and helped to create the Canada we know today.

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Exhibition Grounds

I went for a walk through the Exhibition grounds on June 16th 2021 while in the area for another project. I was able to pick up some photographs of some of the buildings on the property that are currently, or … Continue reading

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Happy Victoria Day

Today, May 24th 2021, 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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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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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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John Turner has Passed Away

Former Canadian Prime Minister John Turner has passed away at the age of 91. Mr. Turner was born in in London, England on June 7th, 1929.  His family would move to Canada in 1932 after the death of his father.  … Continue reading

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Happy Dominion Day 2020!!!!

Happy Dominion Day to everyone in Canada! July 1st, 2020 marks the 153rd birthday for the Dominion of Canada since Confederation on July 1st, 1867. Confederation was created thanks to the hard work of many people, and helped to create … Continue reading

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Happy Victoria Day 2020

Today, May 18th 2020, 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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