Blurb: There Will Never Be Another Walter Gretzky

He Was The Great One, If It Wasn’t For HimI Never would have picked up a stick… Wayne Gretzky Ask any Canadian, and they will probably tell you that nobody epitomizes the very essence of the term “Hockey Dad” than Walter Gretzky. The man dubbed Canada’s Dad passed away yesterday… Read more“Blurb: There Will Never Be Another Walter Gretzky”

Blurb: Remembering People City

If We End Up With A Population without a sense of belonging, we have lost the war…. Stability flows from neighbourhoods and neighbourhoods are based on roots. David CrombieMayor Of Toronto 1972-1978 I have been to Toronto on numerous occasions during my lifetime from a trip to Canada’s Wonderland back… Read more“Blurb: Remembering People City”

Blurb: There will never be another Christopher Plummer

To many, Christopher Plummer will forever be immortalized in the role that shot him to superstardom, Captain Von Trapp in Rogers & Hammerstein’s The Sound Of Music alongside Julie Andrews. The Toronto born actor whose versatility brought him to stage and screen including such diverse roles as Russian poet Tolstoy,… Read more“Blurb: There will never be another Christopher Plummer”

Blurb: A Positive Message in these dark times

We all know this past year has been a bleak one with people getting COVID-19 and dying, some famous ones too including recently Dawn Wells who played Mary Ann Summers on Gilligan’s Island, but within these dark times there can be rays of positivity, here is one such courtesy of… Read more“Blurb: A Positive Message in these dark times”

Blurb: The Real Story Behind Volunteers

Jefferson Airplane was one of those bands that either you loved them or you hated them, a lot of their songs have gone on to be thought of as Political anthems but one particular one I found out has an interesting yet simple story behind it: Months before they played… Read more“Blurb: The Real Story Behind Volunteers”

Blurb: Helllooo! To Heaven: My thoughts on David Lander’s Passing

Actor David Lander, known to a generation as Andrew “Sqiggy” Sqiggman passed away on Friday December 4th 2020 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of the disease he had been fighting for decades, Multiple Sclerosis. On the sitcom Laverne & Shirley, Lander played one half of the upstairs neighbors of Laverne DeFazio… Read more“Blurb: Helllooo! To Heaven: My thoughts on David Lander’s Passing”

Blurb: Speaker’s Corner Still Remembered Fondly 30 Years Later

Long before Youtube, TikTok, Twitter, Vimeo and all those user generated services that came years later, Speaker’s Corner was the place where people of all stripes came to have their voices heard. 30 years ago today, this innovation in communications made it’s debut on CityTV for the very first time… Read more“Blurb: Speaker’s Corner Still Remembered Fondly 30 Years Later”