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The 2011 Parkview School story remains a source of inspiration and celebration for local residents in South Etobicoke

The Parkview School story remains a source of inspiration and celebration for local residents in South Etobicoke. The school in question, as we learned in October 2010, was being sold by the Toronto District School Board as the property was … Continue reading

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I strongly support the Ontario Liberals because of their work on behalf of early childhood education – and because they ensured Parkview School remains in public hands

I strongly support Peter Milczyn in the Etobicoke-Lakeshore byelection. I strongly support the legacy of Laurel Broten, who served for 10 years as the MPP for Etobicoke-Lakeshore serving in many important key positions. Having spent many years working with very … Continue reading

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My interest in the Wesley Mimico United Church redevelopment process began with my involvement with the Parkview School project

This blog post describes how I developed an interest in the unfolding story involving the redevelopment of the Wesley Mimico United Church located at 2 Station Road in Mimico. I live in Long Branch, not Mimico. I’m not a member … Continue reading

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The text for the 2011 Parkview School letter was developed with input from many sources

From time to time, we’re asked to share details regarding the text that we used in the letter writing campaign connected with the successful effort to keep Parkview School in public hands. The letter went through several versions, in the … Continue reading

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I was in Grade 4 at Cartierville School in 1955 when one morning students told me about the previous night’s Montreal Forum Riot

In a previous post about Cartierville School in Montreal, I’ve noted that I remember that the Maurice Richard Riot at the Montreal Forum on March 17, 1955 might have occurred when I was at the school. I may have heard people … Continue reading

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Conclusion from the Jan. 15, 2015 Review of the Toronto District School Board worth a close read

I have discussed the Jan. 15, 2015 Review of the Toronto District School Board in previous posts. You can access the review here: Review of the Toronto District School Board Previous posts include: “Trustees mistrusted within schools”: TDSB governance review … Continue reading

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Cautionary ‘hold and secure’ lifted at Etobicoke school (Etobicoke Guardian Jan. 17, 2013) at 85 Forty First Street

Precautionary ‘hold and secure’ lifted at Etobicoke school Article by Cynthia Reason, Jan. 17, 2013 Etobicoke Guardian. The opening text reads as follows: A man is in custody and a precautionary ‘hold and secure’ at a south Etobicoke elementary school … Continue reading

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We owe thanks to Robert Lansdale for colour correction of this image from 1958 Long Branch Hotel fire

A previous post is entitled: John Stewart of Wiarton has shared some photos of the fire that destroyed the Long Branch Hotel in 1958 At that post, I have replaced a previous, blue-tinged scan from a slide with a colour-corrected … Continue reading

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John Stewart of Wiarton has shared some photos of the fire that destroyed the Long Branch Hotel in 1958

An earlier post is entitled: John Stewart of Wiarton has added a comment to a previous post about the 1958 fire at the Long Branch Hotel John Stewart lived for many years on Arcadian Circle in Long Branch. I met … Continue reading

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The 9 Meaford Ave. OMB decision, which ruled in favour of the local residents, warrants a close read

Note concerning photo on the right The calligraphic pen on the right is from Staples. The blue notebook is from Curry’s Artists’ Materials. These are my favourite writing instruments. Some of my best writing, including the introduction to A History of Long Branch, … Continue reading

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