For the first time in 15 years a litter of six Arctic wolf pups have cautiously emerged from their den to see the world. They’ll only come out for short periods of time “until 8 to 12 weeks after they were born,” said Zoo spokesperson AMANDA CHAMBERS. They’re protected by their mother, DORA. A second wolf, named AUNT VERA, is allowed to babysit the litter, while the father, IMIQ, patrols the perimeter of the den.
From the Zoo – a YouTube video of a weary Dora and her pups –
<1928 model year McLaughlin-Buick 496 Tourer>. From 1876, OSHAWA was home to the McLaughlin Carriage Company, which produced more than 25,000 carriages a year. By 1915, under the presidency of “Colonel” Sam McLaughlin, the company was turning out roughly one horseless carriage every ten minutes. The McLaughlin-Buick 496 Tourer (ABOVE) was one of only two built for a royal visit to Canada. Custom-built McLaughlin-Buicks, designed and detailed with elegance in mind, were used extensively by the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII), his brother the Duke of York (later King George VI) and shipped from province to province by train. Somehow they ended up in the United Kingdom.
The R.C. Harris Water Treatment Plant in the East End produces 950-million litres of drinking water every day.
According to BLOOMBERG, TORONTO is the world’s fifth most unaffordable housing market relative to income. “There are a handful of cities that make New York housing look cheap by comparison. Among them: Hong Kong, London, Miami, Los Angeles, Sydney and TORONTO. Home prices in Canada’s biggest metropolis have soared almost 60% in the last five years and are up another 3% already this year.”
TORONTO’s residential property market ranks as the fifth most unaffordable relative to income, according to consultant DEMOGRAPHIA.