Every year for two weeks in August, going back to the Ex has nothing to do with trying to rekindle an old flame…or does it?
Ending on Labour Day, the Canadian National Exhibition plays host to families from throughout the Greater Toronto Area, often dragged by parents trying to relive their own childhoods.
At 134 years old, the grand lady is starting to seriously show her age. She struggles every year to keep up with a population that is increasingly more comfortable keeping its head in a Blackberry or iPad.
She’s creaky. She’s doddering. She smells funny. But she’s ours, and I think we’ll keep her for a few more years yet.
Here are some of the people who agree with me.
PS If you want to learn more about old things Canadian, check out this great blog Bite Size Canada by T.K. Morin
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