Monthly Archives: August 2014

Richard Attenborough has died at 90

Famed British actor Richard Attenborough has passed away days short of his 91st birthday.  He was created Lord Attenborough in 1993, after previously being created a Knight Baronet, and a Commander of the British Empire (CBE.) Lord Attenborough was born … Continue reading

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Lauren Bacall dead at 89

Lauren Bacall, the famed Hollywood actress, has passed away at the age of 89.  It was reported that Miss Bacall had recently suffered a stroke. Miss Bacall starred in many movies over her career starting out with To Have and … Continue reading

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The Strike that ended the Montreal Expos

Today, August 12th 1994, marks the 20th anniversary of the famous 1994 Major League Baseball (MLB) strike.  When the strike started, the Montreal Expos were 74-40 when the strike started, and were the best team in the National League, including … Continue reading

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Ethics By-law Upheld by Court

A recent court case has brought up an interesting situation for condominiums.  In the case of Gordon v. York Region Condominium Corporation No. 818 et al, Stanley Gordon, a former director of YRCC #818, was suing the condominium after the … Continue reading

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Sir John Graves Simcoe

Originally posted on Edward Brain's Blog:
As today is Sir John Graves Simcoe Day in Ontario, I would like to discuss the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 to 1796.  Of course Upper Canada would later become…

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