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Air France plane on fire in Toronto 2

An Air France jet carrying as many as 200 passengers skidded off the runway and caught on fire today at 3:50PM. I just checked the live Highway 401 traffic camera, and it looks like there is still a lot of smoke coming from the plane. The news agencies haven’t said whether they were able to ...

Anti motorcycle city 6

The City of Toronto hates motorcycles. It is such a hassle to have a motorcycle downtown and use it as a method of transportation. The bylaw officers are complete pricks when it comes to parking your motorcycle. Motorcycles are better than cars for the environment, they take up much less space than cars, and getting ...

Toronto Island Boat Cruise 1

On Friday night we had a work event where we went on a “boat cruise” in Lake Ontario through the Toronto islands. There were a few hundred people on the boat, but one person really stood out. One of the guys that we work with had quite a few drinks and he and his wife ...

Fire that won’t go out 1

The Toronto fire Dept. is desperately battling a fire this morning. I stood there watching the Fire Dept battle this fire for over 2 hours. But still the fire persists. The roof has collapsed, but this fire will not subside. I can see them battling this fire from my bedroom window right now. I smell ...

3 Years for heartless mom 1

A heartless mother in Toronto received 3 years in prison for leaving her child to die in a swelteringly hot apartment while she was out “clubbing”. Clara DaSilva was sentenced yesterday for her child’s death in September 2002 in which her child was left alone for 33 hours in the sweltering 35C apartment with no ...

Anti-Cyclist Road Rage 2

This goes out to all of the drivers out there who by default have Road Rage toward all cyclists on the road. I trekked 50 kilometers today around the city running errands and I encountered many of these anti-cyclist drivers. Let it be known that WE cyclists are doing YOU a favour. There are more ...

Toronto’s skyline ranked 10th in world 5

Toronto’s skyline was recently ranked 10th in the world by Emporis Here’s how some other cities ranked along with their population: 1st – Hong Kong (Population 6,787,000 in city) 2nd – New York city (Population 8,115,135 in city and 21,796,124 in metro) 4th – Chicago (Population 2,869,121 in city and 9,549,014 in metro) 7th – ...

TorontoList.ca PR

Our TorontoList.ca advertising campaign is starting to pay off. We noticed an increase in traffic today and to our surprise, we found a picture of our TorontoList.ca poster displayed on a “medium-sized pro-blog city site” called TorontoIst.com. He probably saw our poster in a bus shelter, and thinking that TorontoList.ca might be a TorontoIst.com wannabe, ...

Toronto’s underground walkway 1

Since I moved to my new apartment I have been walking to work. There are days when it’s really cold outside, so I’m thankful that Toronto has an underground walkway called the “PATH”. I’ve talked to people who live in Toronto who have never heard of the PATH, so I wanted to share some quick ...

Bizarre City Incidents 2

The City of Toronto has experienced some extremely bizarre incidents in the last two weeks. Check out the videos of the first 2 incidents, they are pretty graphical and unedited, so don’t watch if you have a weak stomach. Today a man threatened to kill himself, then poured gasoline all over himself and set himself ...