Tag Archives: Toronto Ontario

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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Red Winged Blackbirds

Red winged blackbirds have taken over the Toronto area this year. Here are some pictures of the birds:

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Happy 50th Birthday, GO Transit

Today , May 23rd 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of GO Transit commencing operation.  On May 23rd 1967, GO Transit started commuter operation in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) with service from Hamilton in the west to Pickering in the … Continue reading

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26th Annual Etobicoke Santa Claus Parade

On Saturday December 3rd, 2016, south Etobicoke celebrated its 26th annual Santa Claus Parade. The parade started at Dwight Ave. and Lake Shore Blvd. W. in New Toronto, and continued west along Lake Shore Blvd. W. to 36th St. in … Continue reading

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104th Grey Cup

Tonight, Sunday November 27th, 2016, Toronto hosts the 104th Grey Cup at BMO Field.  The West Division Champions, Calgary Stampeders with a record of 15-2-1, take on the East Division Champions, Ottawa Redblacks with a record of 8-9-1. This is … Continue reading

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