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Don Messer Memorial

So I just happened to be driving into Harvey, New Brunswick, when I see this great big fiddle. The armoured personnel carrier and the building give an idea of how large the fiddle is, but the picture of me reaching … Continue reading

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Into New Brunswick

A whimsical look at a road trip into New Brunswick. The video was shot handheld while travelling at 110 km/h – legally… © 2012 CKB Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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The adventures of Railway Monkey – El Mocambo

My little buddy outside of El Mocambo in Toronto – a musical venue with an amazing history. © 2012 CKB Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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The fish market

Kensington Market is one of the places that I frequently visit in Toronto – partly for the tourism aspect of the area, and partly because it’s a nice break from the chaos of China Town along Spadina Avenue. Heading into … Continue reading

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A different view

The CN Tower is perhaps the iconic landmark in Toronto. The tower is also something that I have seen a lot of in real life and in rather boring images, sort of like the pictures on cheesy Niagara Falls postcards. … Continue reading

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A moment in Montreal

I thought that the decoration on this building was quite interesting as pattern and colours of the panels that are used on the exterior wall resemble computer generated camouflage, which is a stark contrast to the branch of maple leaves. … Continue reading

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King of Kensington

King of Kensington was a Canadian television sitcom which aired on CBC Television from 1975 to 1980. The show starred Al Waxman as Larry King, a convenience store owner in Toronto’s Kensington Market who was known for helping friends and … Continue reading

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The sign

The fine folks at Quinte West came up with the idea for a pretty good marketing tool – place a huge sign in view of the 401. It’s a pretty sign, highly visible, and as shown below, illuminated at night. … Continue reading

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Thousand Islands Parkway

The Thousand Islands Parkway follows the north shore of the St. Lawrence River, and was formerly designated Highway 2S (for Scenic). It was constructed as the alignment of Highway 401 through the area during the 1930s and 1940s, and was … Continue reading

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Long Sault Parkway

The Long Sault Parkway was unique in its creation. It is a series of 11 islands that were created from high points of land left after the flooding of the St. Lawrence River during the construction of the Seaway in … Continue reading

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