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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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Mississauga positioning itself to take ownership of historic Small Arms building – June 17, 2016 Mississauga News

A June 17, 2016 Mississauga News article is entitled: “Mississauga positioning itself to take ownership of historic Small Arms building.” The opening paragraphs read: Rich in history and a positioned at a geographical hotspot in Mississauga, the Small Arms building … Continue reading

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Small Arms Society Update – We Need Your Help – Message from Diane LaPointe-Kay, President, Small Arms Society

Click here for previous posts regarding the Small Arms Society > I am pleased to have the opportunity to share with you the following message from Diane LaPointe-Kay, President, Small Arms Society: Dear Friends of the Small Arms Building, On Wednesday June … Continue reading

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Thanks from Jim Tovey for volunteers who made May 28, 2016 Small Arms Jane’s Walk a terrific event

At the Gabriella Bank Facebook page featuring the photo, Jim Tovey has commented: Thank you to all the volunteers who assisted in a terrific Janes Walk, Small Arms Society, Jaan Hendrik Pill, Lee Tovey, Diane LaPointe-Kay and Gabriella Bank for … Continue reading

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May 28, 2016 Small Arms Jane’s Walk (and the only @Doors_OpenTO in @citymississauga) went beautifully

A tweet from Jim Tovey sums up the May 28, 2016 Small Arms Jane’s Walk beautifully: Thrilled to B hosting the only @Doors_OpenTO in @citymississauga with @JaanPill & @S_A_Society #SharedHeritage Jim Tovey, who was elected six years ago as Ward … Continue reading

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Doors Open Toronto May 28 & 29, 2016 will explore adaptive re-use, as will May 28, 2016 Small Arms Jane’s Walk in Mississauga

Click here to access Toronto Doors Open website > Another great event, involving adaptive re-use of a Second World War heritage building in Mississauga, takes place starting at the foot of Dixie Road at Lakeshore Road East at 1:00 pm … Continue reading

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