Happy Pride Toronto.

By Office Space Toronto In standard5th July, 2010

Toronto’s second largest parade and North America’s largest pride parade happened on Sunday. The 30th annual Pride Toronto parade was full of colourful floats and groups showing off their pride. The missing float was that of those who were proud to have a downtown Toronto office space, but there is always next year. Meanwhile a few hours

Happy 143rd Canada

By Office Space Toronto In standard1st July, 2010

Saying Happy 143rd Birthday Canada makes more sense than saying Happy 27th Canada Day. What a lot of people may not know or may not remember is that the first time July 1st was called “Canada Day” was 1983. Previously July first was known as “Dominion Day”, but an Act of Parliament in October of

Her Majesty The Queen’s 22nd tour of Canada

By Office Space Toronto In standard29th June, 2010

Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s began her 22nd Royal tour of Canada today in Halifax, Nova Scotia, but she has actually visited Canada 24 times (twice as Princess Elizabeth). The Royal Couple had been met by heavy rain earlier when their Canadian Armed Forces plane touched down at Halifax. The Queen will be in Canada

The G20 is over and now I can pay more attention to the FIFA World Cup

By Office Space Toronto In standard28th June, 2010

I was writing a great blog, then the power went out. This is not something I could blame on the G20 protesters or the near riots going on downtown Toronto, but it was mother nature that caused this power outage. The blog I was actually writing was about the disappointment I had with the protesters

Earthquake in Toronto? Did you feel it?

By Office Space Toronto In standard23rd June, 2010

Today a 5.o magnitude earthquake hit Toronto and I did not even notice it. At the time the quake struck, I was in my car on my way to my downtown office space for an afternoon meeting. I was totally unaware a earthquake had happened until I had parked my car. There were some protesters

Today is the First Day of Summer and the longest day of the year

By Office Space Toronto In standard21st June, 2010

Today is the official 1st day of summer 2010, June 21, 2010 is the official first day of summer, it is also known as the “longest day of the year”. It’s the longest because this day is when the northern hemisphere gets the most sunlight of any other day in the year. However, this does

Not only is the G20 here, but so are the Vuvuzelas

By Office Space Toronto In standard20th June, 2010

The fences surrounding the G20 Summit security zones are up and the protests have started, for the next 7 days downtown Toronto is going to be chaotic with traffic jams and protesters impeding pedestrian traffic. If that was not enough, the Vuvuzelas have also arrived in Toronto. Yes, those Vuvuzela horns that have created havoc

So You did not win the 50 Million Dollar Lotto Maxx

By Office Space Toronto In standard20th June, 2010

So you did not win the 50 million, don’t feel bad… It seems that for the third week in a row, there was no winner of the largest lottery prize in Canadian history. It also seems that only 27 of the 45 Maxmillion draws were won, 16 in Ontario and 11 in Quebec. Next week, the

Twitter is taking over the way people communicate

By Office Space Toronto In standard18th June, 2010

It seems that almost everyone has a twitter account these days. Not only are people using twitter to keep up with their friends, they are now using it to keep up to date on things like the FIFA World Cup, news about the Gulf of Mexico oils spill, Paul McCartney’s birthday and now the Toronto

G20 Vs FIFA World Cup what are you paying attention to?

By Office Space Toronto In standard17th June, 2010

The two biggest news stories in Toronto are the preparations and security for the G20 Summit and the FIFA World Cup of soccer. These are also the two big topics of conversation in the kitchen at my office space Toronto. Now that the building that houses my Toronto office space is included in one of