Tag Archives: Toronto Ontario

Liberal Minority in the 43rd Canadian General Election

On October 21st, 2019 the 43rd Federal election was held in Canada.  The result was a victory for the Liberal Party under Justin Trudeau, who received enough support to gain a minority Government, despite having a majority in the last … Continue reading

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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 shorter Canadian Light Rail Vehicle (CLRV), were longer and could therefore hold more passengers.  They entered … Continue reading

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Last Day of Service for the CLRV on the 501 Queen

Today, August 31st 2019, marks the end of an era for the Toronto Transit Commission’s Canadian Light Rail Vehicle (CLRV) streetcars: Today marks the last fay of scheduled service for the CLRV along the western portion of their 501 Queen … Continue reading

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98th Warriors’ Day Parade at the CNE

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is celebrating the 98th Warriors’ Day Parade on August 17th, 2019. This year’s parade celebrated the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasions and the 76th anniversary of the beginning of the Italian Campaign. The parade … Continue reading

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Farewell to ALRV #4243

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has officially retired Articulated Light Rail Vehicle (ALRV) #4243.  I have always had a soft spot for this particular streetcar, perhaps because of its number – ’42’ followed by ’43’, I am not sure.  But … Continue reading

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Abandoned Stairs in Colonel Samuel Smith Park

One of my pass times is walking.  One enjoyment of walking is the ability to add in the ability to do some amateur photography and to learn about different areas, especially historical sites and locations. One a recent walk through … 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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2018 In Review

As we are counting down the hours until 2018 begins, I would like to thank you for visiting my site this year. I would also like to highlight the past year for this site:

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Santa Claus Arrives in Etobicoke

On December 1st, 2018 the southern Etobicoke communities of New Toronto and Long Branch welcomed Santa Claus to their community with the 28th Annual Etobicoke-Lakeshore Santa Claus Parade. Here are some highlights of the parade:

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Streetcar Service Returns west of Humber Loop

On June 24th, 2018 the communities along Lake Ontario is southern Etobicoke finally got their streetcar service back after waiting almost a year and a half. Starting January 7th, 2017 the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) shutdown streetcar service west of … Continue reading

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