Sunday, April 30, 2017

Tax Man

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For individual taxpayers, April 30 is the due date for filing Canadian income taxes. Since that falls on a Sunday this year, the Canada Revenue Agency will consider your taxes filed on time as long as they are received or postmarked on or before May 1.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Graffiti-Alley

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Too many fish in the sea
 I said, there's short ones, tall ones, fine ones, kind ones
Too many fish in the sea

Friday, April 28, 2017

Sign Of The Times

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A place to purchase CD and DVDs HMV has fallen to the digital age. A Ontario Superior Court of Justice approved an application to place the company into receivership. The Canadian unit was an offshoot of HMV’s U.K. operations. HMV is still a going concern in Britain. But not all is lost. Sunrise Records the Toronto based chain said it plans to open as many as 70 stores across the country after buying up properties made vacant when HMV went into receivership. The new stores will have a heavy focus on vinyl, which is seeing a resurgent popularity. Every location will have more than 2,000 titles of vinyl in stock at all locations.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Movie Poster

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Critics Consensus: I Am Not Your Negro offers an incendiary snapshot of James Baldwin's crucial observations on American race relations and a sobering reminder of how far we've yet to go.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Early Dawn

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A blast of morning sunshine.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Who Are The Homeless?

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People become homeless for a wide variety of reasons. Loss of a job, marital breakdown, mental illness , alcohol and drug addiction. But when it comes to youth and children, the reasons tend to revolve around the family.  In Toronto, estimates range from 900 to 2,000 nightly. Far more than can be accommodated by the 489 beds in youth shelters.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday Night

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Heavy rain and winds all day. So I waited until nightfall to stick my camera out the front window to capture this rainy night.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Prime Real Estate

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It is run down, but because of it's location it more than likely sold for big bucks.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Morning Sun

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Thirty minutes after sunrise.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Saving The Sign

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Continuing from yesterday's posting. The the iconic Honest Ed’s sign will be saved and place outside the Ed Mirvish Theatre in downtown Toronto in honour of the store’s founder. A plaque at ground level will explain the history of the store and its connection to the theatre. This is one of the ways that people of Toronto preserve the city's heritage and history.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

End Of A Era

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After 68 years in business, Toronto's iconic discount store that boasted about price cutting, decades before Walmart, has closed. The property was sold to a developer who plans to rebuild the area. After the final closing it did not take long for graffiti to appear.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Impulse Photography

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Something that my mind and eyes said I had to photograph.  

Monday, April 17, 2017

Busted!

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They caught me trying to take a stealth photo, which lead to a conversation, which lead to this photo with their permission.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Rush Lane Bar

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The real Rush Lane runs direct directly behind the bar. The name and facade pay tribute to Queen Street West's network of graffiti alleys 

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Bag It!

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Putting the finishing touches on a new sign at the mall.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Hook Line & Sinker

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These guys got excited when they hooked a nice sized carp. 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Birthday

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Canadians are celebrating this year. On July 1, Canada turns 150 years old.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Headgear

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It all started in 1895 when founder Cassel Goorin hit the streets of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a horse-drawn cart full of hats and a passion for the craft of making them. Today, Goorin Bros. has over 30 shops across the United States and Canada.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Spring Has Sprung

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Besides the return of the robins and the red-winged blackbirds, this crocus bloom is another good sign that spring has arrived.

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Local Celebrity

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Danielle Michaud - Sports Anchor, City News. She joined the City News team in 2014.
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The Toronto Blue Jays kicked off their regular season against the Orioles in Baltimore April 3. Danielle was in "The Jays Shop" interviewing customers about the teams prospects. The fans are very excited about the new season. 

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Holding One's Own

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We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty. Mother Teresa

Friday, April 07, 2017

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Training With Mother

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She was making her colt do her (his) exercise.

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Public Transit

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There will be no streetcar service on Queen St. this summer. From May to September, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) will be replacing streetcars with buses along the route due to a number of construction projects both the city and the TTC are undertaking. The 501 is the city’s third busiest streetcar route with 43,000 daily riders.

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Monday, April 03, 2017

Monday Night

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I can't afford to buy it but I can afford to take a picture. 

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Hockey Fan

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The Stanley Cup is the championship trophy awarded annually to the National Hockey League playoff winner. The last time the Toronto Maple Leafs won the cup was in 1967. Almost every year the team owners jack up the ticket prices. The fans are so loyal that they will pay almost any price to watch their team play.

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