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The Woman With the X-Ray Eyes: Blog post by Elinor Florence regarding Constance Babington Smith – Second World War aerial photography specialist

A November 29, 2014 blog post by Elinor Florence is entitled The Woman With the X-Ray Eyes. I came across the post because I was looking for an online image of Constance Babington Smith whose work is featured in Chapter … Continue reading

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Women’s roles in Special Operations during the Second World War

Some years ago I became interested in the history of police services in the Village of Long Branch. Long-time residents that I’ve interviewed have filled me in on this topic. I enjoy hearing and sharing stories about long-ago police officers who lived … Continue reading

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Stories and frames

Stories drive outcomes Storytelling is wired into our brains. Stories are part of who we are. The frame, within which a story is presented, is a story in itself. Stories can lead to real-world consequences as the following blog post notes: … Continue reading

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Women of Intelligence: Winning the Second World War with Air Photos (2012)

Women of Intelligence: Winning the Second World War with Air Photos (2012) is a remarkable book and for that reason I have decided to write this post. I have discussed the topic of women of intelligence in previous posts including: … Continue reading

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Press Release from Heritage Mississauga: The Credits, a Celebration of Cultural Heritage

As a volunteer in years past, I wrote many news releases (aka press releases). These days, I much enjoy reading news releases that deal with topics that interest me. As a volunteer and event organizer, I was also involved with … Continue reading

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Fix board or be broken up, Toronto trustees, staff warned – Dec. 4, 2015 Toronto Star article

Updates: A Dec. 7, 2015 CBC Metro Morning interview with Barbara Hall can be accessed here > An Oct. 17, 2016 CBC article is entitled: “Vancouver School Board fired by B.C. education minister: Education Minister Mike Bernier has fired all 9 … Continue reading

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Guest Speaker, Thomas Herrera-Mishler, CEO and President at Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy – Feb. 5, 2014 Lakeshore Planning Council AGM

The following text is from the Lakeshore Planning Council: LAKESHORE PLANNING COUNCIL CORP. DATE: February 5, 2014 TIME: 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. PLACE: LAMP, 185 Fifth Street, Etobicoke M8V 2Z5 LPCC AGM 2014 AGENDA  Registration at 6:30 p.m.  … Continue reading

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Nov. 22, 2013 News Update – Councillor Peter Milczyn

Below is the text of the Nov. 22, 2013 e-News Update from Councillor Milczyn’s office: [To access the PDF version of the newsletter, click here.] Good morning. There is a lot of important information contained in this e-News update. I … Continue reading

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