Toronto Sketches 11: The Way We Were

Toronto Sketches 11: The Way We Were

Mike Filey

Mike Filey's column "The means We Were" first seemed within the Toronto Sunday sunlight no longer lengthy after the 1st version of the paper hit the newsstands on September sixteen, 1973. Now, virtually 4 a long time later, Filey's column has loved an uninterrupted stretch as one of many newspaper's most generally learn positive factors. In 1992 a couple of his columns have been reprinted in Toronto Sketches: "The method We Were" on account that then one other 9 volumes were released, every one of which has attained nice success.

Included during this most modern compilation are tales in regards to the debatable, notwithstanding no longer altogether new, advancements to the TTC's St. Clair streetcar course, in addition to debts of such fondly remembered fuel manufacturers as pleasure, B-A, and White Rose. Then there are these well known nice Lakes passenger ships that carried hundreds of thousands to such international ports as Lewiston and Rochester in long island kingdom. Recounting the unforgettable Toronto storm from snow of 1944 and the tragedy of the fireplace aboard the SS Noronic end up that no longer all thoughts are friendly ones.

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