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Toronto West Don Lands 1

In 2001, the City of Toronto formed the Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation (TWRC) with a mandate to revitalize Toronto’s waterfront in phases. Everybody in Toronto is aware of the huge potential that the Toronto waterfront has, but nobody has done anything about it yet. It’s amazing that it has taken this long for a city ...

Canadians are bad terrorists

As everyone already knows, police have arrested 17 people in an anti-terror sweep in the Greater Toronto Area. This story has headlined in major news agencies all over the globe. Spy and police agencies have been monitoring this alleged terror cell since the fall of 2004, and they finally made the arrest after the RCMP ...

Shock-factor

Two of my buddies who both left around September last year have returned to Ontario for the first time since leaving. Mark moved to Shanghai and Tim moved to Vancouver. I spent some time over the last week hanging out with them and catching up. One thing that Tim always gets a kick out of ...

Immune to Homelessness

Walking to work today I discovered how I’ve become immune to homelessness living in the city. A younger guy wearing a hooded sweater and unshaven face walked toward me this morning. Before he even spoke I was about to say “Sorry, I don’t have change”, as my default response to the many panhandlers I encounter ...

Toronto of America 6

This year has been a bad year for the city of Toronto as the number of gun murders keeps climbing. Most gun murders in Toronto have been gang related, but just today there was a deadly shooting spree a few blocks from my house at a shopping mall on one of the busiest shopping days ...

Fourteen Random Photos 1

I don’t have a whole lot to say today, I just feel like taking a break from talking. I took it easy this weekend and had some good sleeps. I’ve posted some recent photos I’ve taken with my camera. A few are from the concert and the rest are pictures of Toronto that I took ...

Taxi Cab Frustration 1

One of my biggest pet peeves is Taxi Cab drivers who don’t turn their taxi lights off when they have a customer in the car. I’ve always had the understanding that the whole point of a taxi cab having a light on top of their car is to indicate to potential customers whether they are ...

Panic and the Rebel Emergency in Toronto 1

Panic and the Rebel Emergency are back in town, and they have a few shows coming up in Toronto this month. Come out and see them; I always promise it to be an entertaining show and none of my friends who have seen them have been disappointed yet. Panic and the Rebel Emergency were recently ...

Spending too much time at the bar 3

A buddy who just moved away from Toronto sold me his home-made bar unit. So instead of going out to the bar, I can hang out at my new bar in the comfort of my own apartment. It suits my apartment very well; almost as if he built it for my apartment. It has a ...

Stones playing $10 Toronto show

The Rolling Stones have announced that they will be playing tomorrow night at the Phoenix concert theatre, a small venue in Toronto for a small fee of $10. Tickets go on sale at 8AM, and it is limited to one ticket per person. Full Story I suspected that they were going to play a show ...