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CBC The Current podcast: We are natural storytelling machines, not statisticians – The Undoing Project (2017)

A Jan. 27, 2017 CBC The Current article (with a link to a podcast) is entitled: “How two game-changing psychologists changed the way we think about thinking.” Click here for a transcript of the Jan. 27, 2017 CBC interview > … Continue reading

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History of Canadian housing: Keeping to the Marketplace (1993); Unplanned Suburbs (1996); Emergence of Social Security (1997); Social Policy & Practice (2006)

A previous post is entitled Where will the people go: Toronto’s Emergency Housing Program and the Limits of Canadian Social Housing Policy, 1944-1957. Many perspectives – such as ones based on history, political economy, and economics, or a combination of … Continue reading

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Humber College Lakeshore Campus Grand Openings took place on Jan. 26, 2017

On Jan. 26, 2017 I had the good fortune to attend the Lakeshore Campus Grand Openings to celebrate three new additions to Humber College in South Etobicoke. The Lakeshore Student Welcome and Resource Centre The Lakeshore Fitness Centre The Lakeshore … Continue reading

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Where will the people go: Toronto’s Emergency Housing Program and the Limits of Canadian Social Housing Policy, 1944-1957

A subsequent post is entitled: Toronto’s 1950s emergency housing: An informative, comprehensive overview by Kevin Brushett (2007) A previous post is entitled: Seeking information: Wartime and postwar housing at Small Arms Ltd. in Lakeview and elsewhere I have recently learned … 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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Extreme inequality leads to characteristic forms of story management

In a recent discussion with Graeme Decarie, I’ve posted a comment that sums up what has recently occurred to me. By way of bringing attention to the comment, I’ve reposted it below. The comment is from a previous post entitled: A compelling … Continue reading

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The 2016 festival is over, but there’s always more Jane’s Walk!

Here are three ways to keep walking until next May >  

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June 9, 2016 talk at Lambton House (doors open at 7:00 pm) is entitled: “Exploring the 12,000 Years of Indigenous History in Toronto”

A June 9, 2016 talk at Lambton House (doors open at 7:00 pm) is entitled: “Exploring the 12,000 Years of Indigenous History in Toronto.” A PDF file about the talk can be accessed here: 2016 June Heritage Talk First Story-4[1] … Continue reading

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As we remember #DDay, here’s a scene from the #SmallArms factory in #MississaugaLakeshore. We thank all who served! ( Sven Spengemann @SvenTrueNorth)

Sven Spengemann @SvenTrueNorth has posted the following tweet (with photo) As we remember #DDay, here’s a scene from the #SmallArms factory in #MississaugaLakeshore. We thank all who served! Small Arms Building (click on photos to enlarge them; click again to enlarge … Continue reading

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Yard-Sign Campaign Proves Effective in Reducing Speed On Residential Streets – May 11, 2001 Urban Transportation Monitor

A May 11, 2001 Urban Transportation Monitor article is entitled: “Yard-Sign Campaign Proves Effective in Reducing Speed On Residential Streets: Already Implemented in 80 Communities in 24 States.” If you know of more recent studies, can you please contact me. … Continue reading

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