Month: January 2020Page 1 of 3

St Lawerence Market North market construction photo update Jan 27 2020

2009 Jan 31st, Junction Train platform winter carnival photos. | Skating rink, free hot chocolate and hot dogs.

               

Lakeshore Blvd west public washroom, is simply closed for two may mths.

            20-minute time period costing 25 cents,  The unit is self-cleaning, city maintenance workers however visit the toilet for cleaning and inspection, during…

Lancaster bomber plaque on the lakeshore boardwalk, south of the Exhibition Princess Gates.

       

Sarah Doucette on her Political Career, February 6, 2020 7 p.m.

  Join the WTHS for a Q&A with the former City Councillor and our Vice President Rebecca Holland. Sarah will reflect on the major issues during her terms,…

Gardiner Expressway Thursday Jan/30 with section removed before weekend installation of new deck by crane.

Gardiner Expressway Thursday Jan/30 with section removed(area of sky visable) before weekend installation of new deck by crane. Parliament St and Lakeshore Blvd East looking west and up….

Canada gains modest improvement in democracy score in 2019, While the US, which fell below the threshold for a “full democracy”

  Canada gains modest improvement in democracy score in 2019, while  in 2019 the average global score fell from 5.48 in 2018 to 5.44. On a 0-10 scale…

March 1920 G.T.R to build new building next to the West Toronto Station

March 1920: The has been directed by the Board of Railway Commissioners’ order Feb. 9, to construct a building, at least 76 x 30 ft., at a point…

Canadian Pacific Railway is joining the Nature Conservancy of Canada in support of the Jim Prentice Wildlife Corridor. 

 1st reported in the MACLEOD GAZETTE  Jim Prentice Wildlife Corridor receives support from Canadian Pacific Railway Staff Writer, MACLEOD GAZETTE | Posted on January 22 2020 Canadian Pacific Railway…

Grease nibble on pipe in pipe swinging passgate, nice

Squeaking and screeching iscariot common problem with pipe in another pipe swinging gates. Most are without a grease nibble to inject a thick lubricant, here a grease nibble…

Walking the lakeshore boardwalk south ofvthe west exhibition grounds, is entirely quiet and pleasent duringvthe weekdays right now.

     

A tidbit of Carleton Race Ground history, in the Junction,

The 1856 financial depression may have been the reason William Keele, ,in 1856 rented part of his estate to a company which set up a horse racing The track, called the…

Steam releasing at Ryerson University to street.

Ryerson University steam release during Roadway construction, on city roads which Ryerson University controls via a agreement with the city.   Photographed Jan 27 2020

Incremental house build

Inspired by the concept of incremental housing- low-rise high-density developments built in South American cities with the possibility of expansion (Gaudio created the documentary “Within Formal Cities” with…

Big central heating pipe in Toronto.

  About to be installed Queens Quay.

Gardiner Expressway decking replacement photo of before and after.

  Above the expressway section photographed just after the original  decking had been removed on the weekend of before the week beginning Jan 20 2020. Below week beginning…

Wallace Emerson Community Recreation Centre in the Junction Triangle | Park Phase One – Accessibility Features  (Ward 9)

Background Information: Presentation from the Perkins & Will on Wallace Emerson Community Recreation Centre and Park Phase One – Accessibility Features, link to full pdf after photos.  …

A 1914 article about Union Station.

  THE Grand Trunk and Canadian Pacific railways entered into an agreement something over a year ago to form a Terminal Company for the purpose of erecting and…

Most people in Canada think children will be worse off financially than their parents.

Most people in Canada think children will be worse off financially than their parents.   24% think they will be better off 3% think they will be about the same…

Did you know you ate protected from liability when using a defibrillator to save a life.

  text from the act, Protection from civil liability, user of defibrillator 2. (1) Despite the rules of common law, a person described in subsection (2) who, in…

Toronto councils tax increase chart for 2020

High Park Community Alliance in discussions with developers, so Jan 27th Omb/LPAT hearing adjourned.

all text below the group. IMPORTANT NOTICE January 27th Hearing to be Adjourned Please note that the OMB/LPAT hearing scheduled for Monday, January 27th will NOT proceed with…

Annette Street Realignment at Laws Street 1963 caused thirteen houses on the south side of Annette Street were demolished

above as it was, below as it is…   Annette Street – Because of modern day increases in traffic volumes Realignment and speed, a significant rise in traffic…

March 12 exclusive tour of UHN’s KITE Labs! | a lab studying effects of disability, illness and aging

Thursday March 12, 3-4 PM The research arm of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, KITE, is a world leader in complex rehabilitation science and engineering, and is dedicated to improving the…

Festival of lights this weekend at the distillery district.