Toronto and CN Tower


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December 2001 - Route: Brampton, Georgetown, Oakville, CN Tower, Docks, Stouffville, Bolton, Brampton.

This is Gina and me, taken by her husband Sergio. Although Gina almost chickened out, she doesn't look at all scared here.

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This photograph is looking east over Mississauga towards Toronto. The middle ground clearly shows the white storage tanks just east of Southdown Rd.
This is Port Credit in Mississauga. I have paddled the Credit River in my canoe many times. It is an excellent training river for white-water enthusiasts. This photograph shows the flat-water downstream of the last golf course. Note the lack of ice, due to the particularly mild winter. If we don't get some snow soon, there will be no spring run-off and no white-water season.

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Looking south, the CN Tower is silhouetted against the sun reflecting off the Toronto harbour. The Toronto City Centre (Island) airport is partly visible in the background on the right. Toronto stands to lose this valuable airport unless the Federal Transport Minister changes his mind.
Looking west, the city's first snowfall of the season can be seen on the ground. The Skydome (sports stadium) roof is closed until spring.

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These are the major office towers of downtown Toronto, looking south-east. Gina and I work together and we have attended many meetings in these towers over the past ten years.
This is the Scarborough Bluffs. I hope those houses don't slide down the cliff into Lake Ontario.

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This picture was taken while flying somewhere between Stouffville and King City (neither shown). We are looking south. The Toronto city skyline is just visible under low cloud at the shore of Lake Ontario.