Will Toronto ever be finished?

It’s been a week of travel and meetings in Toronto. The crush of the city is full-on when we’re there and is another reminder of why we like to be in the wide-open spaces of Alberta. We had the delight of being down on the waterfront this week as Wendy had meetings there and I…

To the big smoke

Ever wonder why Toronto is called the big smoke? Here’s what I found: “The Big Smoke was first used by Australian writer Alan Rayburn and popularized by Canadian journalist Alan Fotheringham. Fotheringham used the nickname to¬†depict Toronto as a city with a giant reputation and nothing to show for it.¬†“ Okay – well that’s one…

Last things

I was back to the office, we still don’t have the workforce in the building, and it remains an eerie feeling to drive into the underground parking and find it empty. From the 7th floor I thought I would capture the view looking towards the lake with the iconic CN tower standing above what are…