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Apple Launches the iPhone 7

8 months ago station manager Comments Off on Apple Launches the iPhone 7
How attached are you to traditional wired headphones that plug in to the headphone jack? Do you have other accessories that connect to this port, such as speakers, a microphone or something else? In this latest release of their flagship product, Apple took the bold move of eliminating the headphone jack, thereby rendering a whole Read More

Remembering The Great Etobicoke Flood of 2013

8 months ago station manager Comments Off on Remembering The Great Etobicoke Flood of 2013
Remembering the evening the sky opened up over Etobicoke The evening of Monday July the 8th, 2013 will be remembered like no other. What was supposed to be just another typical rainstorm, somehow stalled its progress westward and decided to drop a sudden deluge over the Toronto area and over Etobicoke more than anywhere else. Read More

The Inspiration of Ben Comen

8 months ago station manager Comments Off on The Inspiration of Ben Comen
Be inspired to never give up, no matter the obstacles Ben was born with cerebral palsy. His parents didn’t think their son would ever be able to walk. However, Ben saw things differently. His greatest desire was to have a place to belong, and for that Ben was willing to overcome his physical limitations and Read More

Santa’s Miracle WestJet Flight

3 years ago station manager Comments Off on Santa’s Miracle WestJet Flight
Have you heard about the plane load of WestJet passengers that were unaware they were part of a great WestJet promotion? Yes this one flight of lucky passengers were interviewed by Santa, via TV link directly to the North Pole about what they were hoping to receive for Christmas this year. Upon arrival at their Read More

Santa Claus Arrives in Etobicoke

3 years ago Ralph Evans Comments Off on Santa Claus Arrives in Etobicoke
It was a cold December morning this past Saturday when the big man in the red suit touched down his sleigh and reindeer team to join in the festivities of the Etobicoke Santa Claus Parade.  This annual event is a small town style celebration of the local community, with participation from the local Girl Guides Read More

Live a Life of Excellence with Althea Raum

3 years ago Ralph Evans Comments Off on Live a Life of Excellence with Althea Raum
I had the opportunity to attend one of Althea Raum’s personal growth seminars at the Swansea Town Hall last night. Althea is a certified personal trainer and has recently attained the level of Certified Master Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming. This adds to her many other qualifications and achievements in fitness, health, nutrition and wellness. Read More

Etobicoke Remembrance Day Service 2013

3 years ago station manager Comments Off on Etobicoke Remembrance Day Service 2013
In typical Remembrance Day weather, cool with a light mist of rain falling, Etobicoke paid tribute to its veterans of many conflicts past and present. Many decorated veterans proudly displayed their medals on their chest, while remembering those who are no longer amongst us and those that made the ultimate sacrifice. The well attended service Read More

Etobicoke Chrysanthemum Show

3 years ago Ralph Evans Comments Off on Etobicoke Chrysanthemum Show
I had the opportunity to stop in at the Centennial Park Greenhouse today to take in the annual Chrysanthemum Show sponsored by the Friends of Centennial Park Conservatory. The show had a special launch party today. If you’d like to see the show, the flowers will continue to be on display until late November, when Read More

Franklin Horner Centre – Hometown Fair

3 years ago station manager Comments Off on Franklin Horner Centre – Hometown Fair
Franklin Horner was the place to be in Etobicoke this morning, for the Hometown Fair. Displays of crafts and home baked goodies from the woodworking shop, and community participants. Read More

Remembrance Day Services

3 years ago station manager Comments Off on Remembrance Day Services
There will be a Remembrance Day Service held at the Etobicoke Civic Centre Starting from 10:15am Etobicoke Civic Centre Cenotaph 399 The West Mall Access the event program here Read More

Young Tiger Has a New Friend

3 years ago station manager Comments Off on Young Tiger Has a New Friend
A Young tiger at the Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma Washington makes instant friends with this young two year old boy… Read More

Arlene Dickinson Launches Website for Canadian Entrepreneurs

3 years ago station manager Comments Off on Arlene Dickinson Launches Website for Canadian Entrepreneurs
Arlene Dickinson, of Dragon’s Den fame is also a highly regarded Canadian author, entrepreneur and venture capitalist. She is CEO of Venture Communications and a self-made multi-millionaire. She has recently launched youinc.com as an online community for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs to connect, collaborate and celebrate the entrepreneurial lifestyle. Read More

Etobicoke School of the Arts (ESA) Craft Fair

3 years ago station manager Comments Off on Etobicoke School of the Arts (ESA) Craft Fair
On November 23rd, the Etobicoke School of the Arts will be hosting its annual craft fair.  A great opportunity to to see the offerings of local artisans, right here in Etobicoke.  The school is located on Royal York Rd, south of Bloor St. and north of The Queensway. Read More

Changes Coming to Toronto’s Union Station

3 years ago Ralph Evans Comments Off on Changes Coming to Toronto’s Union Station
If you’ve passed through Union Station recently, Its impossible to miss all the construction going on. There’s actually several concurrent projects being undertaken to totally revitalize it inot a modern transportation hub. There will be a new second lower level shopping corridor, new GO and VIA train platforms, with a glass roof and an expanded Read More

Sears to Leave Sherway Gardens Mall

3 years ago Dorothy Morris Comments Off on Sears to Leave Sherway Gardens Mall
Besides all the construction currently under way to expand the retail space of Etobicoke’s Sherway Mall, there was another big announcement this week.  Sears Canada announced the closing of a number of their stores in prime locations, including both Sherway and the downtown Toronto Eaton’s Centre.  Even though they don’t own the real estate, the Read More

Timelapse of Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles Build for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Toronto, 2013

4 years ago station manager Comments Off on Timelapse of Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles Build for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Toronto, 2013
See Ai Weiwei’s spectacular Forever Bicycles installation consisting of 3,144 bikes, come together on Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square over the course of two and a half weeks. The build began on September 19, 2013 and finished on October 4, 2013—just in time for the 8th annual Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. For more information on this festival Read More