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Google Street View Now Live in Toronto!

Posted by Jerrold Litwinenko / October 7, 2009

google street view torontoGoogle Street View Toronto in now finally up and running! It's also live for Ottawa, Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary, and Halifax.

We've been waiting for it for a long time for this in Canada. Since back in April, the Google Street View camera cars were seen in and around the GTA, and speculation that the new visual feature would be implemented "soon" remained alive and well. But it's been so long that most of us forgot about it. Until today!

And there are some hilarious moments captured.

To try it:

First go to Toronto on Google Maps, and then drag the little yellow man human icon onto the map. Oh, and be sure to try it in full screen (there's an expand icon at the top right of the street view screen). Looks great!

Have fun exploring, and let us know if you find anything interesting by posting links and/or commenting below! Well post sceencaps too.

Spotted in Toronto:

Twin CN Towers:




Propane explosion damage:

Garbage strike immortalized! Christie Pits during the summer municipal workers' strike:
google streetview toronto

Kids up to no good at Hillcrest Park:
street view toronto

Pre- hand-held device ban driver on Queen St. West:
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Firefighters eating street meat at Yonge & St.Clair:

People... err... shopping on Yonge St.:

One-finger waving at College & Shaw:

More bird flipping:

Bike police doing their thing:

Kid getting help peeing in a bush:
>>Removed by Google!<<

Teenage girls lining up for a concert:

Van of fire:

Christmas in July?

Shady business on George St.? Not sure what's going on here.

Hollywood North action (at Sherbourne & Dundas):

Sweet ride in Yorkville:

Google Street View car taking self-portrait at "Hooker Harvey's":

Bikini bottom in Kensington park:

Good Samaritan showing plumber's crack?

Skeleton guy on his way to Fort York:

Walking the dog in her PJs:

Straight outta Oshawa:

We see you!

Art blurred:

KFB (Kentucky Fried Blur):

Gentlemen's Club in Mississauga:

Please keep 'em coming! :)



Ryan L. / October 7, 2009 at 09:57 am
There goes my productivity today. Thanks Jerrold!
me / October 7, 2009 at 10:00 am
Kind of a nice snapshot of the summer. My roommate's bike, which was stolen from our front porch, is there in the image they captured when passing by. Too bad the dick who stole it isn't in the shot!
Jenelle / October 7, 2009 at 10:01 am

But the figure is not a man. It's a representation of a *person*.

(Funny how no one assumes a neutral figure like that could be representation of a woman. (Which it isn't, anyway.))
Ryan L. replying to a comment from Jenelle / October 7, 2009 at 10:04 am
I blame curious George and the man with the yellow hat for Jerrold's mistake.
Cam / October 7, 2009 at 10:07 am
Does anyone else NOT have Street View available to them this morning?
Oliver / October 7, 2009 at 10:13 am
iPhones are working too!
yitter / October 7, 2009 at 10:16 am
Why did the camera car go into the parking lot of the Beer Store at College & Bathurst? haha! You can see a woman with a huge bag of empties.

<a href=";source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=toronto&sll=43.655857,-79.380705&sspn=0.009315,0.022724&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.655546,-79.407334&spn=0.009315,0.022724&z=16&layer=c&cbll=43.65546,-79.407286&panoid=kC8KTUomzRB1CHbFhiRJeA&cbp=12,246.57,,1,5.24">LINK</a>
EBK / October 7, 2009 at 10:28 am
Nice to see that SOME of the Keele graffiti wall was captured... too bad the west half wasn't...;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=keele+station,+toronto&sll=43.655376,-79.407248&sspn=0.007607,0.013561&g=Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ie=UTF8&hq=keele+station,&hnear=Toronto,+ON,+Canada&ll=43.655837,-79.456971&spn=0,359.998305&t=h&z=19&layer=c&cbll=43.655948,-79.456999&panoid=pWIgH0VupFDkCJzOX-H3Yg&cbp=12,106.33,,1,-2.33
Scarberian / October 7, 2009 at 10:32 am
Are they still updating it? Because there's huge swaths of the city without Street View. I know, it's the suburbs and nobody downtown cares, but what's the point if you're not going to do the whole thing?
Pat-Ex replying to a comment from Scarberian / October 7, 2009 at 10:34 am
I see what you mean -- some suburban cul-de-sacs are covered while some more major streets aren't (or are only partially Street-Viewed). I'm guessing they'll get to it eventually -- Toronto's a pretty big city. Lot of ground to cover.
Toni / October 7, 2009 at 10:35 am
You can see evidence of the garbage strike in some of the downtown shots...
Jacob / October 7, 2009 at 10:44 am
Nice! First thing I did was find my house.
Alex / October 7, 2009 at 10:44 am
They must have some mad face-recognition software at google to blur out all of those faces.

I really hope craigslist rental ads take advantage of being able to provide clear shots of properties!
Kenny / October 7, 2009 at 10:48 am
I've been immortalized!!! Search for the address 602 RATHBURN @ Elmcrest in Etobicoke just near Centennial Park, make sure you're travelling West, swing the camera around and you'll see me on my motorcycle waving at the camera, and as it drives away my rear end!

I recognized the Google car and camera setup so I knew to start waving, and look at that. LOL!

Unfortunately I'm using my iPhone right now so I can't copy the map link. I was wondering why there was a little person icon on my addresses this morning.

<b>EDITOR'S NOTE: </b>here's a <a href=";source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=602+RATHBURN,+toronto,+on&sll=37.771101,-122.411865&sspn=0.010177,0.022724&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=602+Rathburn+Rd,+Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&z=16&layer=c&cbll=43.647458,-79.586919&panoid=CREqo6l0Bi0YtDwXKz22qA&cbp=12,158.98,,1,25.7">LINK</a>.
Dnz / October 7, 2009 at 10:52 am

This house has a nifty face someone graffiti'd on it.
Monique / October 7, 2009 at 10:55 am
This is great but I'm kind of feeling a little creeped out - I just had a quick look at my office address and you can see my boss sitting at his desk through his window.
Carthy / October 7, 2009 at 11:01 am
yeah - funny how the first thing I look at is my home, which I just saw a couple of hours ago. Next, my office, which I'm currently in...
Becky / October 7, 2009 at 11:05 am
So, a tear in the space-time continuum?;ll=43.643249,-79.532905&spn=0,359.97086&z=15&layer=c&cbll=43.643324,-79.533008&panoid=7UtjcoaIlbhOJK-FG_AWoQ&cbp=12,117.93,,0,24.62

Jeff / October 7, 2009 at 11:07 am
garbage strike immortalized forever!!!!!1
Faramarz / October 7, 2009 at 11:08 am

I know that Realtors have had a similar offering through TREB for a few months now, the end result is very impressive. I'm pretty sure that is provided by Microsoft or through a third party partnership.

Google loves to democratize the shit out of everything -which is great!
Faramarz replying to a comment from Kenny / October 7, 2009 at 11:10 am
Kenny you're my hero! hahahhahahaha
K / October 7, 2009 at 11:10 am
This is wicked, but i agree with Monique, it is a little creepy. I looked up my house and was able to zoom in on it. That means other people can too...
J-Dawg / October 7, 2009 at 11:13 am
This is one of the most amazing things I've ever seen in my life.
hoot / October 7, 2009 at 11:15 am
Here's a good one. Google Street View captures
<a href=";hq=&hnear=&layer=c&cbll=43.665816,-79.422308&panoid=et3gXTm-2UwXdJ5rENSqmA&cbp=12,190.1,,1,14.81&ll=43.665854,-79.42214&spn=0,359.954553&z=15"> guy on bike pinching his nose and looking at garbage strike heap</a> at Christie Pits.
geg replying to a comment from Jenelle / October 7, 2009 at 11:18 am
Ugh.. this has been going on throughout herstory ...///
Dale / October 7, 2009 at 11:19 am
Kids up to no good near Hillcrest Park:;hq=&hnear=&ll=43.676656,-79.424704&spn=0,359.990816&t=h&z=17&layer=c&cbll=43.676691,-79.424551&panoid=zABzwc-ijGPCnfcIOj1HIQ&cbp=12,144.36,,1,20.71
Cam / October 7, 2009 at 11:23 am
Becky FTW
Myd replying to a comment from Dale / October 7, 2009 at 11:26 am
that's my son - wtf is he doing with the pylon? That's it......
Lex / October 7, 2009 at 11:30 am
<a href=";source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=50+Lynn+Williams+St,+Toronto,+ON,+Canada&sll=49.891235,-97.15369&sspn=31.271973,58.183594&ie=UTF8&layer=c&cbll=43.639413,-79.414235&panoid=VGKzMDHZQawPfw-oLULCKg&cbp=12,338.88,,0,3.59&hq=&hnear=50+Lynn+Williams+St,+Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario&ll=43.639321,-79.414201&spn=0.009147,0.020514&t=h&z=16">Awww ... People are so friendly in my neighbourhood! </a> hahah!

G / October 7, 2009 at 11:31 am
Patrons of the adult arts:;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=368+Yonge+St,+Toronto,+ON&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=52.505328,113.994141&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=368+Yonge+St,+Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.658605,-79.381886&spn=0.011829,0.027831&t=h&z=16&layer=c&cbll=43.658524,-79.38185&panoid=KjZ-KdYp72z26Cb9m_fSNg&cbp=12,97.75,,0,5.21
Diane / October 7, 2009 at 11:33 am
Less sexy/creepy is the news that Gooogle Maps' Live Traffic now works in the GTA.
Matthew / October 7, 2009 at 11:35 am
Another tear in the space-time continuum:;layer=c&cbll=43.67071,-79.384603&panoid=gzFnNYn3sjFdYnNQDy8cSg&cbp=12,161.22,,0,5&ll=43.670681,-79.384739&spn=0,359.961419&z=15
Sarah / October 7, 2009 at 11:36 am
Myd, feed your bony-ass son a sandwich.
Cath / October 7, 2009 at 11:41 am
67 Broadcast Lane in Cabbagetown. Toronto oxmen graffiti on the back door to the east!
Jake / October 7, 2009 at 11:42 am
I found myself on this. Its kiiiiiiiind of creepy.
joe blowme / October 7, 2009 at 11:43 am
so if this is what is available to everyday people, think of what else is out for government use.

big brother is watching you
Andrea / October 7, 2009 at 11:51 am
Middle fingers up from the park at College and Shaw:
Katy McDevitt / October 7, 2009 at 11:52 am
Becky / October 7, 2009 at 11:58 am
Google knows what you did last summer...
jack / October 7, 2009 at 12:04 pm
too bad this is not live.. or we can see who is going to strip joint or bathhouse
Mark / October 7, 2009 at 12:07 pm
Street view a bit off: When I google my house address it shows the house 2 doors down.
Ryan L. replying to a comment from Mark / October 7, 2009 at 12:18 pm
You can fix that on the standard map screen. I don't know if it updates the streetview though.
Kris / October 7, 2009 at 12:25 pm
guys on ladders;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=toronto&sll=43.655857,-79.380705&sspn=0.009315,0.022724&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.654956,-79.387894&spn=0.111282,0.617294&z=11&layer=c&cbll=43.655013,-79.387092&panoid=IM3NdEUVPqzbmGUmcT7eXQ&cbp=12,116.76,,0,3.77
Kris / October 7, 2009 at 12:28 pm
spotted again;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=toronto&sll=43.655857,-79.380705&sspn=0.009315,0.022724&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.655659,-79.384056&spn=0.111281,0.617294&z=11&layer=c&cbll=43.655659,-79.384056&panoid=_8f44zUSJ-XsNS_MSkB_Aw&cbp=12,114.73,,0,14.95
Kris / October 7, 2009 at 12:37 pm
Kris / October 7, 2009 at 12:38 pm
Joey replying to a comment from jack / October 7, 2009 at 12:56 pm
According to unnamed sources, strip joint and bathhouse monitoring will be available in version 1.31.
Sheryl / October 7, 2009 at 12:59 pm
Mississauga is active, too. Found my childhood home on it. :D
Kris / October 7, 2009 at 01:11 pm
Disgraced Health minister David Kaplan spotted;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=drake+hotel+toronto&sll=43.640051,-79.338455&sspn=0.247465,0.617294&ie=UTF8&hq=Drake+Hotel&hnear=Drake+Hotel,+Canada&ll=43.662718,-79.390297&spn=0.013908,0.077162&z=14&layer=c&cbll=43.662746,-79.390276&panoid=7PlH_MB80b-g2N8-x4Jv8Q&cbp=11,253.41,,1,11.62
Jenny / October 7, 2009 at 01:13 pm
This has a distinct "big brother" sort of feel to it. It makes me uncomfortable and uneasy, just the same as it did when I heard it was in other cities. One the novelty of "finding your own house" and "That's me in the park!" wears off, this is a lot of people watching a lot of other people, via a massive corporation. No thanks.
Kwil / October 7, 2009 at 01:14 pm
I just posted about this because I found myself in a snapshot!
Ryan / October 7, 2009 at 01:23 pm
Looks like someone needed a hand while taking a pee.;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=toronto&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=45.736609,101.513672&ie=UTF8&t=h&layer=c&cbll=43.667653,-79.51994&panoid=uRHcUcwm-IJMP2ZmA-TLkQ&cbp=12,212.29,,2,10.84&hq=&hnear=Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.667653,-79.51994&spn=0.147516,0.793076&z=11
Kris / October 7, 2009 at 01:23 pm
jonas brothers concert?;hl=en&geocode=&q=toronto&sll=43.655857,-79.380705&sspn=0.009315,0.022724&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.664767,-79.373732&spn=0.001925,0.077162&z=14&layer=c&cbll=43.664657,-79.373682&panoid=Qp4ULuPkfwZfzaA6qn66-A&cbp=12,304.38,,0,5.69
Dnz / October 7, 2009 at 01:26 pm

Concert Line Up!
Conor / October 7, 2009 at 01:26 pm
Toronto's finest working hard on Queen West:;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=drake+hotel+toronto&sll=43.640051,-79.338455&sspn=0.247465,0.617294&ie=UTF8&layer=c&cbll=43.642779,-79.425739&panoid=qtrwSDfzNS4xHHJb7S-B3A&cbp=11,321.31,,0,13.04&hq=Drake+Hotel&hnear=Drake+Hotel,+Canada&ll=43.642784,-79.425745&spn=0.023727,0.14308&z=14
Conor / October 7, 2009 at 01:27 pm
Hrmm... my link-fu seems to be off, lets try that again:
<a href=";source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=drake+hotel+toronto&sll=43.640051,-79.338455&sspn=0.247465,0.617294&ie=UTF8&layer=c&cbll=43.642779,-79.425739&panoid=qtrwSDfzNS4xHHJb7S-B3A&cbp=11,321.31,,0,13.04&hq=Drake+Hotel&hnear=Drake+Hotel,+Canada&ll=43.642784,-79.425745&spn=0.023727,0.14308&z=14">Toronto's finest cracking down on Queen West
Becky replying to a comment from Ryan / October 7, 2009 at 01:28 pm
Er, they didn't do a good job fuzzing out the license plate in that one...
George Orwell replying to a comment from Jenny / October 7, 2009 at 01:30 pm
Technically, they're looking at a photo snapped many months ago, so I wouldn't call it Big Brother. For that it would have to be real-time feed 24/7
James / October 7, 2009 at 01:47 pm
Van On Fire;t=h&layer=c&cbll=43.658125,-79.565508&panoid=I_f6HuNKsnHbHTqjgtd0MQ&cbp=12,154.38,,0,-8.89&ll=43.658132,-79.565664&spn=0,359.999138&z=20
Jonathan replying to a comment from Kris / October 7, 2009 at 01:52 pm
The guy beside him is picking his nose. He was probably an E-Health consultant billing $2,750/hour
jack / October 7, 2009 at 01:56 pm
wow, this is hilarious.. i think blogto should create a daily article on google street view pics.. so we can all have a good laugh..
Booger / October 7, 2009 at 02:09 pm
John W / October 7, 2009 at 02:10 pm
My Car pulled over:;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=whitby&sll=43.670233,-79.386755&sspn=0.000443,0.000862&g=toronto&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Whitby,+Durham+Regional+Municipality,+Ontario&ll=43.868043,-78.930888&spn=0.014139,0.027595&t=h&z=15&layer=c&cbll=43.867999,-78.931096&panoid=UzZxZWN2n8L-IoxH70gSgw&cbp=12,34.16,,1,12.98
Stevie replying to a comment from yitter / October 7, 2009 at 02:16 pm
I see that lady with the empties in my neighbourhood going through recycling bins all the time!
gr1 / October 7, 2009 at 02:22 pm
van on fire rules. i found my bike parked in front of the social. pretty cool way to waste my afternoon.
Ben / October 7, 2009 at 02:22 pm
Cool! Jerrold is back, babyy!
Laura / October 7, 2009 at 02:33 pm
So do they update it?
Caitlin / October 7, 2009 at 02:43 pm

Cops ticketing at Much Music
Pretty Colours... / October 7, 2009 at 02:53 pm
George St. / October 7, 2009 at 02:58 pm
liesl / October 7, 2009 at 02:59 pm

filming on a side street near Sherbourne and Dundas...
Kris / October 7, 2009 at 03:03 pm
cool bike;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=toronto&sll=43.655857,-79.380705&sspn=0.009315,0.022724&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.669362,-79.390984&spn=0.013907,0.077162&z=14&layer=c&cbll=43.669412,-79.390824&panoid=4hMowuA5hbuxjk2MJZqxmA&cbp=12,338.6,,1,9.92
Filmore's: / October 7, 2009 at 03:08 pm
Sightseeing bus showing tourists the local sights:;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=dundas+and+gerrard&sll=43.652069,-79.524837&sspn=0.029561,0.053086&ie=UTF8&t=h&layer=c&cbll=43.657922,-79.37283&panoid=sYZF0PWuHMyyKcQGKT86jw&cbp=12,248.39,,0,3.36&hq=dundas+and+gerrard&hnear=&ll=43.657688,-79.373072&spn=0,359.57531&z=12&iwloc=D
Kenny / October 7, 2009 at 03:41 pm
People, ya gotta use TINYURL or OW.LY to shorten those URLs. So much gobbely gook.
Phil / October 7, 2009 at 03:42 pm
Flashpoint Filming @ Il Gato Nero @ College and Crawford,
G / October 7, 2009 at 03:52 pm

Teenage Father of the Year:
Green / October 7, 2009 at 03:52 pm
Hahaha I'm the guy flippin the bird! woo woo
Mapper99 / October 7, 2009 at 03:59 pm
Tons more sightings here:
Frankly replying to a comment from Kenny / October 7, 2009 at 04:15 pm
What difference does having a short url make? Either way, they're clickable. Hopefully, you knew that, and you haven't been typing them out. Then I would understand your preference for shorter urls...
Tronicorn / October 7, 2009 at 04:33 pm
Enjoying the view in Yorkville:;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=cumberland,+toronto&sll=43.669716,-79.389406&sspn=0.008195,0.01929&g=bay+and+bloor,+toronto&ie=UTF8&hq=cumberland,&hnear=Toronto,+ON&ll=43.670045,-79.392378&spn=0,359.98071&z=16&layer=c&cbll=43.670085,-79.392256&panoid=9gflLW7ehXOWXqm4ba4cqA&cbp=12,182.34,,2,-1.3
Kyle / October 7, 2009 at 04:46 pm
Running a red light at Bay & Bloor;source=s_q&hl=en&q=Bloor+St+W+%26+Bay+St,+Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&sll=43.476807,-79.695152&sspn=0.000476,0.001206&ie=UTF8&cd=1&geocode=FdRYmgIdIp1E-w&split=0&t=h&layer=c&cbll=43.669716,-79.389406&panoid=ASu7EI16QfTZjvggpKa1yQ&cbp=12,51.11,,0,-2.45&hq=&hnear=Bloor+St+W,+Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.669716,-79.389406&spn=0.000459,0.001203&z=20
Ryan / October 7, 2009 at 04:48 pm
Looks like they are starting to take down a few of them. The one I found is gone.
LMD / October 7, 2009 at 04:51 pm
Bottom of Ossington - Creemore Ad right next to Detox Center. Before it was painted over.;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=16+Ossington+Ave,+Toronto,+ON,+Canada&sll=43.644647,-79.41905&sspn=0.018602,0.035491&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=16+Ossington+Ave,+Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario&ll=43.64488,-79.419115&spn=0.004192,0.017745&z=16&layer=c&cbll=43.644876,-79.419116&panoid=XHeDgemjBgE8ixTicXqDlA&cbp=11,189.61,,1,-4.63
LMD / October 7, 2009 at 04:52 pm
I don't know if that link worked. But it's at 16 Ossington if someone else wants to try...
Is He Okay? / October 7, 2009 at 05:01 pm
Now with plumber's crack goodness:
Joe Howell / October 7, 2009 at 05:08 pm
I'm really sad I never saw the street view car—I carried a sweet homemade sign around in my bag for a while, hoping for my own chance at immortality. And I figured if I didn't have that, I'd secure my e-fame by dropping trou.
John / October 7, 2009 at 05:08 pm
Green / October 7, 2009 at 05:25 pm
Those bastards took me down!
HEY! / October 7, 2009 at 05:29 pm
I see you!

HEY! / October 7, 2009 at 05:35 pm
This is for you, Google!
dcappe / October 7, 2009 at 05:41 pm
who's playing at Massey Hall -
Jerrold / October 7, 2009 at 05:53 pm
Google has started to remove some of these.

Apparently shots of giving the middle finger, and children in their underwear are not to remain on the site! :P
atomx / October 7, 2009 at 05:58 pm
Mapper99 / October 7, 2009 at 06:00 pm
You can still see the original images here if you're interested:
Jimbo25 / October 7, 2009 at 06:14 pm
There's a few other good ones on Twitter here:
Megan replying to a comment from Kris / October 7, 2009 at 06:56 pm
Nope Katy Perry concert :)
dbusguy / October 7, 2009 at 07:02 pm
First "PIMPED" Caravan I've ever seen. Eglinton West @ Glen Erin in Mississauga
dbusguy / October 7, 2009 at 07:03 pm
First "PIMPED" Caravan I've ever seen. Eglinton West @ Glen Erin in Mississauga;ll=43.553487,-79.71259&spn=0,359.952536&t=h&z=15&layer=c&cbll=43.553614,-79.712453&panoid=mnmm7_X_mQxMzHfVdptoGg&cbp=13,236.52,,1,11.58
someone / October 8, 2009 at 12:10 am
Oshawa in all it's glory.;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Oshawa,+ON,+Canada&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=45.284089,93.076172&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Oshawa,+Durham+Regional+Municipality,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.897985,-78.866086&spn=0.020224,0.045447&z=15&layer=c&cbll=43.898004,-78.865931&panoid=ZY4B9tbrpUOhAk_gpIHq8w&cbp=12,298.82,,3,10.53
Dan / October 8, 2009 at 12:18 am
Sweet, finally! I saw the camera car drive by earlier this year while I was shooting hoops and here I am!;source=s_q&hl=en&q=1700+Broadoak+Crescent,+Pickering,+Durham+Regional+Municipality,+Ontario&ie=UTF8&cd=1&geocode=Fc29nAIdopdI-w&split=0&sll=49.891235,-97.15369&sspn=16.71875,56.536561&hq=&hnear=1700+Broadoak+Crescent,+Pickering,+Durham+Regional+Municipality,+Ontario&ll=43.826354,-79.128535&spn=0.012168,0.033023&z=16&layer=c&cbll=43.826245,-79.128491&panoid=2CblZ5v8h2J8cfIzuMVl7A&cbp=12,63.87,,0,6.46
LJ replying to a comment from Dan / October 8, 2009 at 12:27 am
you look hot Dan even if blurry ;)
Cas / October 8, 2009 at 12:52 am
So just about anyone with a stange device on top of your car can drive below the airport runways;layer=c&cbll=43.666095,-79.634615&panoid=3lXpDrwjQeB_eT9eF0bnCQ&cbp=11,104.65,,0,8.27&ll=43.666102,-79.634614&spn=0.010555,0.055575&t=h&z=15
Cas / October 8, 2009 at 01:05 am
Wonder how much thought went into the placement of these signs;source=s_q&hl=en&q=3554+Riverspray+Crescent,+Mississauga,+Peel+Regional+Municipality,+Ontario,+Canada&sll=43.670991,-79.441602&sspn=0.011703,0.027788&ie=UTF8&cd=1&geocode=FW6AmQIdrFZB-w&split=0&hq=&hnear=3554+Riverspray+Crescent,+Mississauga,+Peel+Regional+Municipality,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.613475,-79.604101&spn=0.011714,0.027788&t=h&z=16&layer=c&cbll=43.613467,-79.603988&panoid=yNgCe_4WkYskpgOy0HY4vw&cbp=12,307.76,,2,1.58
UnclePhil / October 8, 2009 at 01:06 am
Sure enough google may have some issues with privacy concerns. But there are various other websites hosting street views for Toronto that get around this by focusing only on the buildings. Take a look at the following to see an example:;imgId=61&zoom=3&type=3

PixelCity focuses on a panoramic view rather than a 360 view which avoids privacy issues. On top of that, its much quicker to move up and down a street of interest then Google's 360 street viewer

CobbaCorn / October 8, 2009 at 05:45 am
Jenny: "this is a lot of people watching a lot of other people, via a massive corporation. No thanks."

Jenny is out, everyone. She's against watching people via massive corporation. No more photographs! She also deleted her Flickr account.

joe blowme: "so if this is what is available to everyday people, think of what else is out for government use. big brother is watching you"

I don't even know where to begin with this one. Joe, would it make you feel any better to know that Google is better at developing software than every government in the world? Even the mean governments! Secondly, Google Street View... IS A MAP WITH PHOTOS. It's literally a road map, but WITH PHOTOGRAPHS STUCK ONTO IT. It's amazingly implemented and all, but Jesus Christ you crazies, it's not voodoo. Google's cameras didn't steal your summer 2009 souls.
Ryan L. replying to a comment from UnclePhil / October 8, 2009 at 05:56 am
But Streetview doesn't have absolutely awful quality...Hence the appeal.
Nandes / October 8, 2009 at 08:50 am
Cue the conspiracy nuts & John Twelve Hawks fans.
dcappe / October 8, 2009 at 09:38 am
Any idea what this guy is doing?
dcappe / October 8, 2009 at 09:50 am
at least the construction on St.Clair from Bathurst to Dufferin is well documented - look at all the people not there - it is almost a time capsule of businesses that will have or probably will go under due to this fiasco of poor planning, overspending and mismanagement.
Trevor / October 8, 2009 at 10:28 am
How much pollution and carbon do you think is produced in producing the meticulous Street Views images?
Carbon Rod replying to a comment from Trevor / October 8, 2009 at 10:44 am
Who cares?
dcappe replying to a comment from Trevor / October 8, 2009 at 10:54 am
seriously? one truck driving around the city? you are worried about one truck driving around the city taking pictures as if this is going to tip the balance some way? If only that Google truck hadn't driven around Toronto the Earth would be OK today....
Ryan L. replying to a comment from Trevor / October 8, 2009 at 12:07 pm
While these images at first glance appear to be only a source of fun and wasting time, they can be invaluable as a directional aid.

Streetview could result in many people getting to their destination in a timely manner who normally would have gotten lost. That means fewer cars on the road driving unecessary distances (taking wrong turns, going too far and having to turn around, etc), and fewer idling cars (while the driver runs into the nearby gas station for directions)

Sound like I'm picking out minor details? Well, so are you, but I would guess that the carbon emissions reduced by the relatively fewer people getting lost is more than enough to cover the Google car's emissions.
Jonny / October 8, 2009 at 01:15 pm
Check out Yonge and Isabella...right by the House of Lords.
Emily / October 8, 2009 at 01:46 pm
dcappe / October 8, 2009 at 02:56 pm
Parks are not Dumps! -
Kris / October 8, 2009 at 03:21 pm
Cornall sanders blurred;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=toronto&sll=43.655857,-79.380705&sspn=0.009315,0.022724&ie=UTF8&t=h&layer=c&cbll=43.647996,-79.399886&panoid=WIZ-DsWmU6UAlpxdM83D1Q&cbp=12,4.84,,1,-1.51&hq=&hnear=Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.64797,-79.40002&spn=0.000483,0.001206&z=20
Adam Raz / October 8, 2009 at 03:51 pm

Nice shot of toronto!
Craig / October 8, 2009 at 03:55 pm
Check out this guy wearing what appears to be a skeleton costume driving a motorized wheel chair... on fort york blvd where I used to live.;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=231+fort+york+blvd,+toronto,+ontario&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=25.981365,73.388672&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=231+Fort+York+Blvd,+Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.637473,-79.405017&spn=0.011554,0.035834&z=15&layer=c&cbll=43.637477,-79.404836&panoid=f2HVEMXlcKfH4UUaP26D1A&cbp=12,285.69,,2,7.59
Bart / October 8, 2009 at 04:10 pm
Lunch break;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=kennedys+gentlemens+club,+mississauga+ontario&sll=43.987687,-79.459946&sspn=0.011517,0.01929&g=240+Edward+street,+aurora+ontario&ie=UTF8&hq=kennedys+gentlemens+club,&hnear=Mississauga,+ON,+Canada&ll=43.642124,-79.676923&spn=0,359.995177&t=k&z=18&layer=c&cbll=43.642073,-79.676861&panoid=eS-5xf4vmD4aBbg3gK3ygA&cbp=12,37.41,,3,1.1
dcappe / October 8, 2009 at 04:17 pm
The Tower -
dcappe / October 8, 2009 at 08:04 pm
user-pic -
Dan / October 8, 2009 at 09:47 pm
Speed trap on Lakeshore in front of the Legion;layer=c&cbll=43.634482,-79.439002&panoid=61sSSW-k0yp8jwyWqNxV7g&cbp=12,150.16,,1,13.27&ll=43.634483,-79.439006&spn=0,359.990462&z=17
Miriam / October 9, 2009 at 12:44 am
Hahaha I could look at this all day! Hmm I like dragging the little man on the map, it's funny when he sways his legs. :p
Zed / October 9, 2009 at 11:37 am
This totally sux and is 100% Big Brother 1984. WTF? Can't wait for the first court case to challenge this. Start smashing the cameras now
cocoa replying to a comment from Zed / October 9, 2009 at 12:07 pm
Great! First we have to find a DeLorean...I saw one at the Shoppers by the Queensway in Etobicoke a little while ago. I think I have a spare flux capacitor in my closet too! Smash smash smash!
dcappe replying to a comment from cocoa / October 9, 2009 at 12:15 pm
LOL yes smash those cameras when you see them last summer
dcappe / October 9, 2009 at 01:22 pm
1 year post Downsview Explosion - house beside site -
Actually zoom up and down this street - most houses are boarded up

Explosion site wreckage -

Cameron / October 9, 2009 at 06:18 pm
busted - parking ticket;q=120+Eglinton+Avenue+East,+toronto,+on&ie=UTF8&ei=5bPPSv6hLZSGlAfBufyoCg&ved=0CA8Q8gEwAA&hq=&hnear=120+Eglinton+Ave+E,+Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.706945,-79.393273&spn=0.000783,0.001742&t=h&z=20&layer=c&cbll=43.706802,-79.393828&panoid=wqyzuyZJe4uM_S__gknkQQ&cbp=12,209.06,,1,20.22
CobbaCorn replying to a comment from Zed / October 9, 2009 at 06:23 pm
I thought I had already seen the stupidest comments about Street View, but then Zed showed up late to deliver the trump comment. The time travel jokes where good though. ^____^

It must be terrible to see amazing inventions and get upset and scared about it.
scott / October 10, 2009 at 04:44 am
Two Waldo's at College Park:;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=college+park&sll=43.656374,-79.380714&sspn=0.007669,0.013754&ie=UTF8&layer=c&cbll=43.661368,-79.3831&panoid=acQ2iYTBlSKfSkXrSJk6-g&cbp=12,241.4,,1,7.88&hq=college+park&hnear=&ll=43.661344,-79.383209&spn=0,359.998258&t=h&z=20
Rich / October 10, 2009 at 11:25 am
Still going here? Here's a serial killer relaxing in Kensington Market:;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=augusta+and+dundas,+toronto,+on&sll=45.502783,-73.570182&sspn=0.007835,0.021973&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Dundas+St+W+&ll=43.655018,-79.399438&spn=0.008088,0.013797&z=16&layer=c&cbll=43.654996,-79.39957&panoid=NbDVlVlNhWv4lOyGIvYrIg&cbp=12,151.9,,2,16.43
Rich / October 10, 2009 at 11:26 am
Gah, let's try that again:;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=augusta+and+dundas,+toronto,+on&sll=45.502783,-73.570182&sspn=0.007835,0.021973&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Dundas+St+W+&ll=43.655018,-79.399438&spn=0.008088,0.013797&z=16&layer=c&cbll=43.654996,-79.39957&panoid=NbDVlVlNhWv4lOyGIvYrIg&cbp=12,151.9,,2,16.43
SueB / October 11, 2009 at 10:13 am
Giant knight on a horse around the corner from my house:;ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=24+Harris+Ave,+Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.693399,-79.307814&spn=0,359.986696&z=16&layer=c&cbll=43.693314,-79.307772&panoid=tsjOtV3OkCN53uMoijoo-A&cbp=13,276.22,,1,-1.43
SueB / October 11, 2009 at 10:14 am
Sorry, here it is again:;ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=24+Harris+Ave,+Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.693399,-79.307814&spn=0,359.986696&z=16&layer=c&cbll=43.693314,-79.307772&panoid=tsjOtV3OkCN53uMoijoo-A&cbp=13,276.22,,1,-1.43
Jessica / October 11, 2009 at 02:59 pm
This is so amazing! When the aliens collect archived images of our fallen society, they will truly see us for who we are - in all our nose-picking, van-burning, half-naked glory - thanks to Google Street View.
TGP / October 11, 2009 at 05:21 pm
Here's a guy holding onto a rope from his roof while the rope is tied to his couch, swinging several feet off the ground.;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=bayview+and+bloor,+toronto+on&sll=45.41934,-75.69975&sspn=0.011477,0.019097&ie=UTF8&hq=bayview+and+bloor,&hnear=Toronto,+ON&ll=43.675248,-79.371623&spn=0,359.995226&t=h&z=18&layer=c&cbll=43.675148,-79.371581&panoid=OClFZ8ObFWTcaQZnlV1PRw&cbp=12,252.1,,1,-3.35
Kenny / October 13, 2009 at 12:00 am
Was the Google car pulled over by the cops on Bloor?
Kenny replying to a comment from Kenny / October 13, 2009 at 12:13 am
This one's better...

Start clicking forward (east) and you'll see the cop eventually walk out onto the street in front of the Google car.
Kaptain Gonzo replying to a comment from dcappe / October 13, 2009 at 03:44 pm
Rotate the photo and you can see the service truck. The fellow(?) is working on the electrical services for the street lights and signals.
Osc / October 19, 2009 at 11:14 am
Reflection of the google camera car, on Eglinton East,
Osc replying to a comment from Osc / October 19, 2009 at 11:15 am
Forgot to include the URL: here it is:
Sage Tyrtle / March 1, 2010 at 09:20 am
Wonder what was happening at Il Gatto Nero...;source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=722+college+toronto+on&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=0.218623,0.445976&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=722+College+St,+Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.654009,-79.414566&spn=0.012389,0.027874&z=16&layer=c&cbll=43.655172,-79.418865&panoid=stcwfdO8pfcAGNXRNgmJpQ&cbp=12,349.98,,0,16.43
Doreen Zita / May 29, 2010 at 11:06 am
Looking for Help, actually begging for help. Yesterday evening on or about 8:00 pm on Lakeshore Blvd West, right in front of the Beer store, there was an accident with a Red VW and with a TTC Streetcar, it hit the Red VW from behind while it was waiting to turn left into the beer store. The red VW got charged with changing lanes in front of the TTC Street car. I was charged, and it is not fair, I have a witness in my car and the police office says that he is not a viable witness, so now I need a witness. If anyone has seen this accident at all, please write me back. I am in trouble because a TTC Drive would not bother to slow down and wait for me to take a left turn. I need help, I am only looking for the TRUTH. The TTC Driver has witnesses, that says I came around him and cut him off. please please. My name is Doreen Zita, Email:

Fred / June 4, 2010 at 10:02 am
Some great Google Street View Funny Pictures here: - South Africa Google Street View on its way! FIFA!
PrintOutlet / September 28, 2010 at 06:03 pm
When would the imagery for Toronto be updated?
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HUYTVRobert / April 4, 2011 at 01:51 pm

David Icke is definitely helping to awaken the masses and I truly am grateful for his efforts, however he is not infallible, and people should have the freedom to criticize him.
Of course others are free to disagree with what others say, but if we are all campaigning for freedom of speech, then we should allow others to have the same right, even when, in fact especially when they disagree with what we think.
We all know democracy is a fallacy; however we should at least uphold the principles behind it if that’s what we stand for, i.e. equality and freedom for all.
Here is what Ivan Fraser said regarding Icke:
"My own role in the Biggest Secret saga was that I was asked by David to help him check spelling and offer any further information to his initial draft of the book.
It was following my input that David was introduced to Arizona and heard her revelations, which subsequently became a focal point within the book and used as ‘evidence’ to support various themes outlined therein.
Having discussed my concerns with David’s wife and having sent David e-mails outlining my concerns over errors in his book and a feeling I have that he has been set up with misinformation and been the target of psychic manipulation, over a period from before publication to very recently (September 1999), and as yet having absolutely no feedback from David about any of the major concerns, I decided to publish my findings at the David Icke website forum.
Consequently, I was banned from attending that forum by David Icke."
Now I don’t know how much of this is true, however if it is, this is absolutely disgraceful.
The moderators on this forum should be ashamed of themselves.
How dare they censor others when they too demand the right to be heard?
I have had several threads shut down myself regarding the "DAVID ICKE LEGAL DEFENSE FUND" which despite several communications with forum moderators, I am still highly suspect of. We were told we would hear the full story one day, and so far have been told nothing.
I personally donated over L100 to this cause, and I feel that I, as well as everybody else who donated to the fund, deserve a full explanation of what happened.
Here is what I found on Google regarding the defense fund.
"Icke claimed via his website that Richard Warman (from Canada) was filing a lawsuit against him, because of what David Icke had written about him in one of his books (Children of the Matrix), David was asking people to donate money to his Legal Defense Fund during this time period.
Eventually he removed the donation pages from his website, but never announced the outcome of the 'court case'. Did Richard Warman withdraw his threat to take David to court, or did he go ahead with it?
That in a nutshell was what I politely asked via his forum.
The next day, not only was my post removed from the forum, but my username was totally deleted.
It's laughable.
Since then, there has been another court case involving 'Royal Adams', a person, who we are told, used to work closely with David Icke."
Now, a couple of years back I opened a forum regarding the first case, within minutes I had 50+ responses from people in agreement.
An hour later, the thread was closed down.
Why?<a href=>;jocuri cu motociclete</a>
I also received personal message from 6 other individuals saying that their threads on the same subject had also been shut down; in fact one member said he was never going to use the David Icke forum again and I have never seen or heard from him again.
Recently, I opened another thread on the same subject, which was closed within minutes.
I spoke to the moderator who said that this had been discussed in detail before and that there was no need to reopen it.
He also said that there were so many people criticizing and pointing accusations at David Icke, that this would only add fuel to the fire.
Now that’s fair enough, but I still argue my right to be heard.
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