Month: December 2018Page 1 of 2

Ten Editions bookstore is closing its doors at 698 Spadina Ave., As a thank the owner, Susan Duff, is giving away the store’s inventory. Literature, poetry, and history, all kinds of books are free to a good home. The store will be open all day Monday Dec. 31.

….30 years in business, Ten Editions bookstore is closing its doors at 698 Spadina Ave., As a thank the owner, Susan Duff, is giving away the store’s inventory….

Picture of the Junction skating rink Jan 2009, 10 years on temperatures will not allow this.

Denmark is an innovative 45-metre-high spiral observation tower being built – from wood – in the Gisselfeld Klosters Skove forest.

Denmark is an innovative 45-metre-high spiral observation tower being built – from wood – in the Gisselfeld Klosters Skove forest.

Bike Bell required by law in Toronto, cost $6 fine for not having one, $110

Massy Hall under construction, night image.

Parkdale still has human grit, in some places just enough for real life in others way to much. However in the way to much areas sometimes memories of more pleasant times appear in old signs.

A self unloader sugar ship is in port, highly unusual,and more unusual it is Canadian flagged.

Instead of docking alonng side of the inlet it is blocking the inlet. WHITEFISH BAY  IMO:  9639880MMSI:  316023341Call Sign:  CFN6287Flag:  Canada [CA]AIS Vessel Type:  CargoGross Tonnage: 24430Deadweight: 37690 tLength Overall x Breadth Extreme:225m × 25mYear…

What happens when YouTube and Facebook go down?

Chartbeats summeries  When YouTube experienced an outage for about an hour and the internet got a taste of what would happen if the platform disappeared. The results were…

Canada’s 10 dollar vertical bill,features Viola Desmond a Canadian Black Nova Scotian businesswoman who challenged racial segregation.

Viola Irene Desmond was a Canadian Black Nova Scotian businesswoman who challenged racial segregation at a cinema in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, in 1946.

Demolition of Bunge Plant for the Stockyards Mall.

North west corner of St Clair W. and Keele St.

City to reconstruct Queensway from Parkside Bridge, including the bridge to King Street West, Roncesvalles from Queen Street West…

Anticipated completion date is Fall 2020 Description of Procurement: Reconstruction of Queensway from Parkside Bridge, including the bridge to King Street West, Roncesvalles from Queen Street West to…

Bank of Montreal Buildng drawing, Dundas and Keele.

Changes made to correct perspective of some of the shadow blocking.

Sorauren Avenue Park, has many features some of them small.

Two images in post

School Crossing Guard Program will be transferred from the Toronto Police Service to the City of Toronto on Aug 1 2019

Upcoming Request for Proposal School Crossing Guard Program contactor. 4 firms to be choosen to provide the service. As of August 1, 2019, the School Crossing Guard Program…

Midnight Hockey at Ryerson on ice

Heard the loud sounds of hockey grips, so I when don and outside to get this photo.

Railway crossing automatic protection at the Wallace Ave 1st approved 1970, removes person to operate crossing.

PROTECTION ATTHE WALLACEAUTOMATICCROSSING,Public Works, viz.: 16, 1970) The Wallace Avenue level crossing is protected by flashing lights and short arm barricades and operated manually by a person in…

About the only icy cold thing outside in Toronto

Arif Virani Event Wed Jan 16 2019,climate change & Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland

Wednesday, January 16 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Swansea Town Hall (Rousseau Room) where I will be hosting a Town Hall on the Environment with a special focus on…

Development of affordable housing as part of creating mixed-income, mixed-use and transit oriented communities.

1 – Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Ana Bailão (Carried)That City Council adopt the following guiding principles to facilitate the delivery of the Housing Now initiative and request that the City Manager incorporate these…

90% of construction, maintenance, renovation and demolition of buildings and structures can be recycled.

Construction maintenance, renovation and demolition of buildings and structures, represents a large proportion of the waste in urban cities. This form of waste is far more recyclable than household…

The west end curling building.

New city Council information lists

Link to subscribe to the cities new information mailings.https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/e-updates/subscribe.htm City Council Audit Cmte Board of Health Civic Appointments Cmte Economic and Community Development Committee Executive Cmte General Government and Licensing Committee Infrastructure and Environment Committee Planning…

TTC says Wheel-Trans craziness with new booking system sense, Dec 9 almost fixed.

On December 9th, Wheel-Trans launched a new online booking and scheduling system. This has not been an easy first week for our customers and employees major change for both…

Funding Cycling Infrastructure Stuff on at council.

Funding Cycling Infrastructure – by Councillor Mike Layton, seconded by Councillor Brad Bradford * Notice of this Motion has been given.* This Motion is subject to referral to…

Riverdale Farm in early 1900’s a most beautiful description of a visit, much about the adding of animals

VISIT TO THE TORONTO ZOO By W. T. Allison ILLUSTRATION’S BY VICTOR WRIGHT First I saw the white bear, then I saw the black; Then I saw the…