Canada Day – 150 Years !

YES Happy Birthday Canada!

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HAPPY 150TH BIRTHDAY NEIGHBORS

On July 1, 1867, Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain and a federation of four provinces: Nova Scotia; New Brunswick; Ontario; and Quebec. The anniversary of this date was called Dominion Day until 1982. Since 1983, July 1 has been officially known as Canada Day.

Amazing video!!

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Canadian Humor – 

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Farewell Salutes – 

Nelson Allen – Yarmouth, NS, CAN; RC Army, WWII

James Andrew – Vancouver, CAN; RC Army, WWII, Seaforth Highlanders

Douglas Brown – Ottawa, CAN; RC Army, WWII

Carl Carlson – Calgary, CAN; RC Army, WWII, radio operator

Robert Cook Manitoba, CAN; RC Navy, WWII

Arie Fox – Toronto, CAN; RC Air Force, WWII

Peter Hires – Calgary, CAN; RC Army, WWII, medic

Jack LaForet – Windsor, CAN; RC Navy, WWII

David Lee – B.C., CAN; RC Army, WWII, Lt., 12th Manitoba Dragoons

George Reddy – brn: India/ Vancouver, CAN…

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New York City’s Crumbling Subway

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Aid (good and bad) from New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority

If you are not aware, I want to move back to the US from France. But the list of locations I am interested in is a short one. So many things have changed…..a polite way of saying “degraded”. Yes, I do not drive so 80+ percent of the country is out for me unless I want to depend on Uber to get everywhere.

My first choice is the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Williamsburg is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, bordering Greenpoint to the north; Bedford–Stuyvesant to the south; Bushwick, East Williamsburg, and Ridgewood, Queens to the east; and Fort Greene and the East River to the west. Since the late 1990s, Williamsburg has undergone gentrification but there are plenty of buildings still available at the right price.

Williamsburg is served by the BMT Canarsie…

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