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Small Arms Society holds AGM on Nov. 22, 2017, 7:00 pm at 765 3rd St., Mississauga

The following message is from the Small Arms Society SMALL ARMS SOCIETY smallarmsbuilding.ca | info@SASocity.ca NOTICE OF AGM Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:00PM | Army Navy & Airforce Veterans Club 765 3rd St, Mississauga, ON L5E 1B8, Canada ALL MEMBERS … Continue reading

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How Mississauga’s historic Small Arms Building was saved from demolition some years ago

I was really pleased to have the opportunity, at a Small Arms Building groundbreaking ceremony on June 17, 2017, to record interviews about the steps – initiated when a Lakeview resident had seen a demolition truck at the gate of … Continue reading

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Lively, well-attended groundbreaking ceremony at Small Arms Building, June 17, 2017

A well-attended June 17, 2017 event at the historic Small Arms Inspection Building in Mississauga began with a series of lively presentations, followed by a most enjoyable groundbreaking ceremony. The ceremony marks the beginning of the repurposing of the historic … Continue reading

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City of Mississauga kicks off rehabilitation of Small Arms Building; official ceremony begins 11:00 am, June 17, 2017

Click here for previous posts about the Small Arms Building > Click here for previous posts about postwar emergency housing (in vicinity of Small Arms Building and elsewhere in the Greater Toronto Region) >   Tweet from Mayor Crombie I … Continue reading

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Inspiration Lakeview and the Small Arms Building repurposing project are an inspiration for people around the world

I much value the support that has been expressed from time to time by local residents,  for the work that I do in sharing a few stories, when I have time, at the Preserved Stories website. The ‘four sisters’ story … Continue reading

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Seeking information: Wartime and postwar housing at Small Arms Ltd. in Lakeview and elsewhere

Please note that subsequent posts include: Where will the people go: Toronto’s Emergency Housing Program and the Limits of Canadian Social Housing Policy, 1944-1957 Ted Long shares photos from the Long Branch army camp in the 1950s; with comments from … Continue reading

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Highly successful In Situ event at Small Arms Building in Mississauga, Oct. 27 to 29, 2016: Great turnout, great sense of organization

I am delighted that I had the opportunity, on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, to attend an In Situ event at the Small Arms Building in Mississauga. We were impressed with the turnout, the enthusiasm, and the great … Continue reading

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In Situ Multi Arts Festival at the Small Arms Building, Oct. 27 to 29, 2016

I hope you can make it out to In Situ Multi Arts Festival from Oct. 27 to 29, 2016. It’s an event featuring art installations, jazz music and DJ. Special performance by Frog in Hand called Creature, an audience interactive … Continue reading

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New 3-minute video from Heritage Mississauga features Small Arms Ltd. wartime munitions plant in Lakeview

This post – along with future posts featuring interviews that I recorded on Aug. 25, 2016 – is concerned with an impressive, engaging 3-minute YouTube video about the Small Arms Ltd. munitions factory that was located in Lakeview, Mississauga just west … Continue reading

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In Situ, a multi arts festival at the Small Arms Building in Mississauga, will take place Oct. 27 to 29, 2016

Click here for previous posts about the Small Arms Building >     The following information is from a Facebook post announcing a public Festival hosted by the Small Arms Society: In Situ is a multi-arts festival taking place in … Continue reading

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