Tag Archives: Toronto

Happy Simcoe Day 2018

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 5th Anniversary

February 3rd 2018 marks the fifth anniversary of my blog.  I would like to thank everyone who has stopped by to read my posts. I have discussed many different topics from operas, stage shows, and movies that I have seen, … Continue reading

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Etobicoke Celebrates 27th Annual Santa Claus Parade

The south Etobicoke communities of Long Branch and New Toronto celebrated their 27th annual Santa Claus parade. The parade takes place along Lake Shore Blvd. W., starting at 10 a.m. at Dwight Ave. in New Toronto.  The parade heads west … Continue reading

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Happy Simcoe Day 2017

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 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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95th Warriors Day

Today, August 20th 2016, the Canadian National Exhibition (C.N.E.) celebrated the 95th Warriors’ Day Parade. The Parade started at 10:30 a.m. at the Princes’ Gate, at the east end of the CNE grounds, and continued past the Direct Energy Centre, … Continue reading

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94th Warriors’ Day Parade

On Saturday August 22nd, Toronto celebrated the 94th Warriors’ Day Parade at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE).  This year’s Warriors’ Day Parade also commemorated the 70th anniversary of end of World War II. The Parade started at 10:30 a.m. at … Continue reading

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2015 CNE is Underway

Today, August 21st, 2015, the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) opened for the 2015 season.  The CNE runs until Labour Day, September 7th. The Buildings are open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and the grounds remain open until midnight.  The … Continue reading

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Canadian Opera Company Announces 2015-2016 Season

The Canadian Opera Company (COC) has announced its 2015-2016 season.  All performances will take place at their opera house, the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. The season is a mix of familiar works, along with some less familiar … Continue reading

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New Streetcars in Toronto

On August 31st, 2014 the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) entered their new Flexity Outlook streetcars into service along their 510 Spadina Line.  Two of their new cars, #4400 and #4403, operated along Spadina Avenue between Spadina Station and Queen’s Quay. … Continue reading

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