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Marilyn Bell...awesome as ever

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Marilyn Bell, Pat Gallant-Charette, Kim Lumsdon and Elizabeth Fry

Marilyn Bell commenting on my book ! A treasured moment

Yesterday, I had the good fortune of being invited to the Solo Swims of Ontario 2017 Awards Ceremony. 191 more words

Vintage Toronto Ads: Canada’s Most Exciting Automotive Spectacle!

Originally published on Torontoist on February 17, 2009.

Globe and Mail, February 22, 1954.

The Canadian International Auto Show runs this week, drawing curious onlookers in the face of a slumping market. 227 more words


Vintage Toronto Ads: CNE ’70

Originally published on Torontoist on August 12, 2008.

Toronto Life, August 1970.

Optimism was in the air as the 1970 edition of the Canadian National Exhibition approached. 277 more words




AUGUST 23, 2017—I never really followed football, I always thought it was better to play it rather than watch it on TV. 603 more words


What's open in Toronto on Labour Day

Even though it’s a holiday, there’s still lots of opportunities for shopping, recreation and other activities throughout the city on Labour Day. Here’s what you need to know as Toronto gears up for the final long weekend of the summer. 229 more words


EATS: CNE 2017

Hello everyone! Sadly, the summer is coming to a close, however one great thing still comes with it: the Canadian National Exhibition (aka The Ex aka the CNE.) I’ve been every year since I was an infant and over the last few years, I’ve looked forward to all the fantastic food available. 741 more words


2017 Warriors' Day at the CNE

Today, August 19th 2017, the Canadian National Exhibition (C.N.E.) celebrated the 96th Warriors’ Day Parade.

The Parade started at 10:30 a.m. at the Princes’ Gate, at the east end of the CNE grounds, and continued past the… 69 more words