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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 ...

New Toronto Apartment 4

I just moved into a new apartment downtown Toronto yesterday. I’m loving the location and the view. Here are some pictures from my balcony. (It’s not a very clear day, so the pictures aren’t great but they will suffice for now). I’m actually using Wireless Internet access right now. I plugged my card in to ...

TorontoList.ca 3

A friend and I have been working on a side project that offers local classified ads for the Toronto area. This is a pilot that will hopefully allow us to eventually expand to other areas. We’ve decided to launch the site this evening, so feel free to check it out and let me know what ...

Cycling home from work

My bicycle was locked up outside of my work for a week or so, so I decided to ride it home today since I was running late for hockey tonight. (It’s faster to get home on my bicycle than taking a streetcar or driving). It was an interesting ride home. The first incident was with ...

Rednecks in Toronto

It’s not too often I come across rednecks in Toronto, but today was a prime example. I took the last 2 days off work to do construction on my house. (We dug out a separate basement entrance, and a new room in the basement, and we built a new washroom upstairs). Well the contractor we’re ...

Big Brothers of Toronto

I have recently joined the Big Brothers program here in Toronto. I wanted to urge anyone that this might interest to become a Big Brother or a Big Sister. I just spoke to the coordinator and in Toronto, there are a very large number of little brothers waiting for a match, and there are literally ...

Who needs a weather forecast?

Instead of checking the weather forecast to see if it’s going to rain, all I need to do is to look out my back window. My next-door neighbors occasionally put their clothes on a line outside. But they seem to do it only when it’s either raining or when it’s going to rain. It also ...

Toronto Beach Bum

I took my puppy for a run on the boardwalk along Lake Ontario this evening, and as I look down the horizon, I see the silhouette of a crashed bicycle with a human body lying on the ground. As I get closer, I notice it’s a bum. The bicycle was still on the boardwalk; the ...