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Cheltenham Badlands

The red rock of Cheltenham Badlands

UPDATE: The Cheltenham Badlands has been closed due to abuse and damage to the delicate soil.  Read more on the subject via the Ontario Heritage Trust news release. It looks like a hilly, red desert in the middle of a forested area just north of Toronto, but it’s actually soft rock that has no vegetation on it. The red hue ...

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Visiting Halton County Radial Railway Museum

Transit history: taking a ride at the Halton County Radial Railway and Museum

Depending on your age, you probably remember different types of streetcars and subway trains in Toronto. Remember when the Red Rocket was actually the Red Rocket? I do. Visiting the Halton County Radial Railway and Museum is like taking a ride down memory lane. Select retired streetcars, rail cars, rapid transit, locomotives, and freight and passenger trains make their home ...

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Photos of Rattray Marsh in Mississauga

Mississauga has some beautiful parks and natural areas – none is as lovely as Rattray Marsh, located by Lake Ontario. Frank and I recently took an early morning walk at the marsh with cameras in hand. Battling mosquitoes and hanging spiders, we managed to take several photos. Here are a few that I took: Directions: The best way to get ...

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Things to do in Mississauga

Things to do in Mississauga, Ontario

The outdoor patios are closed up and dismantled. Hiking trails are covered in rust-coloured leaves. Shoppers scurry from store to store at the outdoor Heartland Centre outlet mall, fighting the gusts of cold air. However, despite chilly Fall weather, there are still things to do in Mississauga to play tourist for a day or two. Well-known for its feisty, long-reigning ...

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