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Update from Graeme Decarie, retired MCHS and Concordia history teacher: Three children in school, one at McGill, two at Concordia

I recently told Graeme Decarie that I would put together an update based on a recent email exchange with him. The update follows below. On Jan. 9, 2018, Graeme Decarie wrote: One of my boys, Nicholas, has been studying at … Continue reading

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Not a good day, some days ago: Graeme Decarie, who taught history at Concordia University for many years, shares thoughts about mass murders

I’m just catching up with posting of a message from Graeme Decarie. Graeme Decarie was a history teacher at Malcolm Campbell High School in Montreal. I didn’t have a history class with him but he was an advisor to the … Continue reading

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Historic 1987 CBC broadcast features former MCHS teacher Graeme Decarie speaking of demise of $1 bill

Click here to access the 1987 CBC Commentary about the arrival of the Loonie > Click here for previous posts about and by Graeme >  

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Graeme Decarie: My Biggest Mistake – Ch. 4 of Graeme’s Autobiographical Stories

Check here for previous chapters in Graeme Decarie’s Autobiography Stories > Among recent posts about Graeme is one entitled: Graeme Decarie served as historical advisor and commentator for a 1993 NFB film about the Quiet Revolution in Quebec “It makes … Continue reading

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Graeme Decarie served as historical advisor and commentator for a 1993 NFB film about the Quiet Revolution in Quebec

A companion piece to the post you are now reading is entitled: Many changes have occurred in Cartierville where Malcolm Campbell High School was located from 1960s to late 1980s.  * This post concerns an early 1990s documentary about the history … Continue reading

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Graeme Decarie keeps busy researching and writing his daily blog posts

I had the good fortune, early in August 2016,  to meet for coffee with a teacher from Malcolm Campbell High School that I had not seen for 53 years. I had last seen Graeme Decarie in June 1963, the year that I … Continue reading

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A compelling writing style? For Graeme Decarie, it began with watching the minister at Crystal Springs United Church

Here’s a question that relates to the writing of Autobiography Stories. I am pleased to share the following June 29, 2016 email interview with Graeme Decarie: Jaan Pill: You have a compelling style of writing. You make great use of … Continue reading

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Comments from Graeme Decarie regarding Brexit

Graeme Decarie:  Jaan, Can you please send me a copy of my chapter 1? Or tell me how to find it on the MCHS site? The one on my word pad is all messed up. I just had a post … Continue reading

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Westmount exists because of the CPR; ditto for Montreal West: Graeme Decarie shares the day’s trivia

A previous post is entitled: Graeme Decarie has been reading the autobiography of Christopher Plummer Click here for additional posts by and about Graeme Decarie > I’m pleased to share with you the following text from Mr. Decarie, who taught … Continue reading

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Graeme Decarie has been reading the autobiography of Christopher Plummer

Click here for previous posts about Graeme Decarie > Among the previous posts is: MCHS Bio for Graeme Decarie, who taught for three years at Malcolm Campbell High School. Graeme Decarie writes: I’ve been reading the autobiography of Christopher Plummer … Continue reading

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