Category Archives: Long Branch

Join David Juliusson for Culture Days bike ride: From Sept. 26 to Sept. 28, 2014, Culture Days will be held in South Etobicoke.

David Juliusson recently circulated a text about an upcoming event, which I am pleased to share with you: From September 26 till 28th, Culture Days will be held in South Etobicoke. More than 80 events are planned to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Fort York Visitor Centre exhibit includes photos of the Long Branch Aerodrome and aerial shots of Long Branch

I was very pleased to recently receive emails from David Juliusson and Michael Harrison in connection with John Boyd’s album of First World War photographs. You can access the album at the Toronto Archives at this link. When you click … Continue reading

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Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry’s 100th anniversary event – Sept. 7, 2014 public reception

The Autumn 2014 issue of Arms2Arts, the newsletter of the Small Arms Society in Lakeview (Mississauga) can be accessed here: Arms2Arts Fall 2014 Newsletter A personal invitation from Bob Cutmore, Small Arms Society Chair, to join the Society for Two … Continue reading

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When Britain Burned the White House: The 1814 Invasion of Washington (2013)

I have an interest in military history including the history of the British empire. My interest in the latter empire stems from the fact that Colonel Samuel Smith, who fought on the British side in the American Revolutionary War, in 1797 … Continue reading

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Jim Bray of Long Branch (Toronto) enjoyed racing stock cars in the 1950s

Some years ago, I got a phone call from Jim Bray, who used to live on Villa Road in Long Branch. As a result of the call, I got to know Jim Bray and his daughter Sandy Bray. The latter … Continue reading

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Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Regiment (PPCLI) Memorial Baton Relay – Sept. 7, 2014

The following text, which I’m pleased to share with you, was forwarded to me by David Juliusson:   PPCLI Memorial Baton Relay September 7, 2014, 10 am Trinity Church, 26 Stavebank Road N., Mississauga Canada’s famous Princess Patricia’s Light Infantry … Continue reading

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Aerodrome plaque in Lakeview and mural at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East

I’m pleased to share with you a photo of the Aerodrome plaque that is on view some distance to the west of the Small Arms building at Lakeshore Road East and Dixie Road. It’s along the bike path near the … Continue reading

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Military history mural at Small Arms Ltd. building in Mississauga

I much enjoy viewing the mural, related to military history, located at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East in Mississauga. This is an impressive and engaging work of art, presented in what I like to characterize as an open-air art gallery. … Continue reading

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Lakeview Waterfront Connection – Information display at Marie Curtis Park, Aug. 4, 2014, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

An earlier post that highlights and provides a context for the Lakeview Waterfront Connection project can be accessed here. Additional posts related to the redevelopment of the Mississauga waterfront can be accessed here. Join Credit Valley Conservation, Region of Peel, and Toronto … Continue reading

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Inspiration Lakeview – Master Plan – Share your thoughts

Background regarding Inspiration Lakeview, from the Preserved Stories website, can be found here.  You can also find information about Inspiration Lakeview by clicking on links at this post. Still another way to find background is by accessing the Mississauga category … Continue reading

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