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Story of M: Updates to an inspiring Mississauga-based storytelling, story making project

A previous post is entitled: 190-page Mississauga Heritage Management Strategy outlines framework for Story of Mississauga project You can read updates regarding this project at #StoryofM on Twitter. A June 26, 2017 Metronews.ca article is entitled: “‘Mississauga is a Canadian story’: … Continue reading

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190-page Mississauga Heritage Management Strategy outlines framework for Story of Mississauga project

I have an interest in a City of Mississauga initiative that seeks to develop the Story of Mississauga. The project is outlined in a 190-page City of Mississauga report entitled: “Mississauga Heritage Management Strategy”: MississaugaHeritageManagementStrategy_May2016 A related report is entitled: “City … Continue reading

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The Dragon in the Land of Snows: A History of Modern Tibet Since 1947 (1999) & The Struggle for Tibet (2009)

This post concerns The Struggle for Tibet (2009) and The Dragon in the Land of Snows: A History of Modern Tibet Since 1947 (1999). Underlying themes concern storytelling, in the presence or absence of evidence, and the history of Communism. The introduction, which … Continue reading

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Modern empire was not an aberrant supplement to the history of modernity but rather its constituent part (Partha Chatterjee, 2012)

“Modern empire was not an aberrant supplement to the history of modernity but rather its constituent part.” These words are from the preface of The Black Hole of Empire: History of a Global Practice of Power (2012) by Partha Chatterjee. … Continue reading

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Franklin Horner Community Centre program delves into history of Etobicoke’s lakeshore communities – Dec. 6, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article

A Dec. 6, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article by Cynthia Reason is entitled: “South Etobicoke Historical Voyage sails on to Alderwood: Franklin Horner Community Centre program delves into history of Etobicoke’s lakeshore communities.” First-rate article by Cynthia Reason I am very impressed … Continue reading

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Highly valuable local history project has been initiated by Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes

On Nov. 2, 2017 I attended a highly valuable local history project that has been initiated by Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes. The event was held at The Assembly Hall in line with a purpose outlined at two recent posts: … Continue reading

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Looking Back on the Lake Shore: Presentations on preservation of local history resources: Thurs., Nov. 2, 2017, 7:00 to 9:00 pm. at The Assembly Hall

The purpose of the current post is to bring attention to a message of Oct. 20, 2017 from Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes’ Office: Click here to access Ward 6 Councillor’s Message entitled: Looking Back on the Lakeshore > The … Continue reading

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Can you refer us to sources about the history of the watersheds at Stratford, Ontario?

A previous post is entitled: MCHS Sixties grads Daniel McPhail, Scott Munro, Bob Carswell and Jaan Pill met in Toronto in June 2017 At that post, I mentioned that: Among other things, I’ve been preoccupied with an Ontario Municipal Board hearing. … Continue reading

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Modern genetics has revolutionized the story anthropologists tell about how humans spread out across the Earth: Oct. 3, 2017 Atlantic article

A tweet from Dr Adam Rutherford‏ – that is, @AdamRutherford – reads: Here’s an extract from the new US chapter, on the Americas, dodgy DNA tests, and scientific racism, in @TheAtlantic [End] The Oct. 3, 2017 Atlantic article, referenced in the tweet, is … Continue reading

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Three articles of interest, with regard to story management of the Rohingya crisis

I have discussed Myanmar and related topics at a page entitled: Mindfulness meditation. A more recent post is entitled: Ongoing Rohingya crisis: Updates. The following two articles are of interest for me, because they explore a topic of particular interest … Continue reading

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