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Scuba Gear Glossary

Scuba Gear Glossary

Mask The Mask is arguably one of the most important pieces of equipment because it allows divers to witness the wonders of the underwater world! Masks are made up of silicon and tempered glass and are designed to create a watertight seal with the diver’s face.  While...

Toronto Scuba Centre is on Yelp!

Did you know that Toronto Scuba Centre is on Yelp? Our listing may be new, but we already have a couple of great reviews. Check out this one from Olga I. from Etobicoke, Canada: Truly as good as it gets! TSC are wonderful instructors in a well-selected facility. The...

A cool new Graphic from our friend at LearnStuff.com

Every now and again we get contacted by our friend Jessica who creates some pretty funky cool infographics. Jessica has created a new awesome graphic on the effects of pollution caused by plastic bags alone! In Toronto I was very excited when they introduced a plastic...

Peter is in the Undersea Journal

Every Quarter, PADI distributes the periodical “Undersea Journal” to all current and paid-up PADI dive professionals. It’s sort of a bit of a PADI-rah-rah-rah thing, but it also has standards updates, news on PADI professionals in various places and...

Subcutaneous Emphysema anyone?

A couple of years ago, I had surgery.  For the operation I was having performed, they did it by laparoscopic surgery.  This is also known as minimally invasive or keyhole surgery and is typically done on the abdominal region.  Basically, they “insufflated” (inflated)...

TSC rocked BT

(Courtesy: Breakfast Television) Yesterday morning, the Toronto Scuba Centre had the distinct pleasure of being on City TV’s Breakfast Television.  We had Jennifer Valentyne join us at the Bishop Strachan School very very early in the morning (Peter and I were there...

Breakfast Television – April 19

(Courtesy: Breakfast Television) Toronto Scuba Centre is getting it’s television premier on Breakfast Television this month. Those of you who tune into Breakfast Television each morning will get the chance to watch us introduce the world of scuba diving to Jennifer...

The Deepest Darkest Depths …. Yes, Please

Over 60% of our planet is covered by water more than a mile deep. The deep sea is the largest habitat on earth and is largely unexplored. More people have traveled into space than have traveled to the deep ocean realm…. – The Blue Planet: Seas of...