Looking back to look ahead: Making progress on Union Station’s transformation

The iconic Toronto transit hub prepares for more changes - from food to catching a train. During his long career with Canadian Press, journalist Eric Shackleton chronicled important changes in his country’s culture and character. These days, as he travels in and out of iconic Union Station, in the heart of Toronto, the 75-year-old retired … Continue reading Looking back to look ahead: Making progress on Union Station’s transformation

All Aboard! Weekday GO Trains now service Niagara Region

Metrolinx launches regular morning and evening train service to St. Catharines and Niagara Falls. As Joanne McKee taps her PRESTO card in St. Catharines, $18.07 is deducted from her account. But in her mind, McKee isn`t paying to get to her job in downtown Toronto – she`s actually investing in something much more valuable: time … Continue reading All Aboard! Weekday GO Trains now service Niagara Region

Taking Train 48 down memory lane for stars of landmark transit soap

The cast from the Canadian TV show of the early 2000s reunite on the GO after almost 15 years to talk about memories and how things would be different today. Raoul Bhaneja walks from the platform at Union Station and boards the Lakeshore West GO train towards Burlington. He smiles as he steps into familiar surroundings. … Continue reading Taking Train 48 down memory lane for stars of landmark transit soap

A simple act of kindness grows to feed thousands in Toronto

Imraan Assim decided that sitting back and complaining about the world wasn’t enough. Here is how his selfless actions can be your inspiration for 2019. This year, perhaps don’t make those same excuses. At least not in front of Imraan Assim, and those who’ve followed his inspiring lead. Ignore the impulse to say you’d love … Continue reading A simple act of kindness grows to feed thousands in Toronto