Month: May 2020

Variation of military tank truck used to move new Gardiner Expressway sections.

Work on transporting the steel glider structures with preformed Concrete deck is being done with a Oshkosh M1070 8X8 HET (Heavy Equipment Transport), which is a variant of…

Power house of the Canadian Niagara Power Company, 1885

  DECEMBER 14, 1905 Nature Magazine number 1885 Vol 73 CANADIAN ELECTRIC POWER STATIONS AT NIAGARA. In January 2 (1885) of this year, in the power house of…

Gord Perks virtual town hall meeting  Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

While ourcity, along with the rest of the world, faces this difficult time, I have been comforted by the outpouring of help and support our Parkdale – High…

Most common dog and cat names in Toronto

Names for  DOGs Licenced From January 01, 2017 To December 31, 2017( latest year data is available for) CHARLIE 728 dogs were given this name  BELLA 558 dogs were…

How much trade each day happens between the US and Canada during a normal day.

Non Covid-19 Canada and the U.S. trade is more than 1,389,440.00 Canadian Dollars or 1 million dollars a minute. Daily that is 1.44 billion Canadian dollars or 1,031,616.00 United  States Dollars per…

St Lawerence Market North new building site moves ahead a bit with tower crane

The foundation for the tower crane is poured.  

Junction Area 1965 finding of the cities urban renewal study

Dundas-Keele area The Junction Ground Floor 55  Number of business types. 156 Number of establishments. 6.0  Percentage Vacant 3.6 Percentage Deteriorated Dundas-Keele Upper  Floor 15 Number of business…

ActiveTO Quiet street Covid -19 sets Part of High Park Ave to local traffic only.

High  Park  Ave. (Bloor St. W. to Annette St.). AccessQuiet Streets are for local vehicles only. All others should avoid using the street and plan a different route.Drive…

Street Trolley Bakery Signage reps a long tradition in the Junction.

Street Trolley Bakery has always had a gaggle of hand written signs adorning the front of the shop. Truly engaging and luring.

Tesla Return to Work playbook, a good start for any business from Covid-19

Testa, Our Return to Work playbook details the comprehensive safety measures we have introduced to ensure employee safety.   full statement about the report below.

Purple Onion Steakhouse & Grill Has a great window feel with pull in info.

  With menu display and specials prominently displayed, along with food images, Purple Onion Steakhouse & Grill windows provide an easy decision to go inside and enjoy the…

The Conversations article on Googles Quayside development withdrawal.

  a bit of the articles text, full, article here   It is hard to exaggerate the extent to which the entire Quayside development was not just a…

Gay Gardens is inspired by Carl Linnaeus, Online Exhibition/Art Book CALL FOR ENTRY Deadline: May 25, 2020 Launch Date: June 25, 2020

      Gay Gardens Online Exhibition/Art Book Deadline: May 25, 2020 Launch Date: June 25, 2020   How to Enter: UPLOAD ENTRY MATERIALS via the JOTFORM on…

Google abandons city development in TO.

Google Sibling Abandons Ambitious City of the Future in Toronto a bit of the New York Times article on the projects stoppage. It has become too difficult to…

The Social wonder of the older Junction. Maria St. Cooperative.

Maria Street had an additional incentive for relocation. By the early 1900s, a building project was developed by Gaffeny and Casselman. The aim was to create a co-operative…

Pint of Milk – a simultaneous mini-festival of science for the whole family!

Pint of Science is an international festival organizing public talks in bars since 2013. The Canadian chapter was created in 2016 in Québec and took place in 25…

Pint of Science Canada hosting talks online on May 11-13rd

    Thirsty for knowledge? Every year, Pint of Science Canada brings scientists and the public together in local pubs. For the 2020 edition, the international science outreach…

Oh Happy Brides occupies one the best building in the Junction.

  This decades underused storefront, now with a bridal salon  is one of the last original facades of the Junction.  The greatness of the Junction now having a…

The Tiny Place on Busy street,

Quality Jewellers one of he last old school Junction, business.

Men’s advocacy legends Warren Farrell and Lionel Tiger two national online Zoom presentations! 

Canadian Centre for Men and Families Is Canada’s leader in strengthening public awareness and services to marginalized fathers. Canadian Centre for Men and Families Is presenting online. Men’s…