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Markham and Trains

If you live in Markham, or, I suppose, anywhere along the GO train line in southern Ontario, this might be of interest to you.  Yes, trains are good; having commuters not using cars is wonderful.  BUT – Transport Canada has … Continue reading

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Loud Bird

Who knew that a wee bird could be as loud as a jackhammer?  You can read about the white bellbird of the Amazon and see that the male’s mating call can hit 127 Dbs! He beats the record held by … Continue reading

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That Time of Fall AGAIN!!!

Yes, those leaf blowers are back.  Such annoying machines. Rather than write my own rant (which i have done before!), I figured I would just give you the link to a good article about the issue. They make such a … Continue reading

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Noise and France

The birds have it, this time ’round.  Well, one bird in particular –  Maurice the rooster.  He has had his day in court, and won his case!! Read more about it and other court cases in France that are about … Continue reading

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Toronto is going to try to tackle auto noise

  The city of Toronto is going to crack down on noisy vehicle noise. Yes, it is.  Really.  As of October 1.  So no more loud revving of your car or motorcycle, no squealing your tires and don’t lean on … Continue reading

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Noisy Cities; Noisiest Cities

Noisy Cities; Noisiest Cities   A recent study came out, listing the noisiest cities in the world. Before you read the results, maybe make your own list and see how close you are. It is also good to scroll down … Continue reading

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Noise and Cities

Noise and Cities This is not a new topic for this blog.  But this time I am linking you to another episode from the podcast 99% Invisible.  This podcast has some wonderful episodes – highly recommended.   This particular episode … Continue reading

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