Category Archives: MCHS 2015 Stories

Montreal is 375 years old, but how old are its buildings? Great interactive map at CBC website

Montreal is 375 years old, but how old are its buildings? The opening paragraphs read: By Roberto Rocha Montreal is celebrating its 375th anniversary, but very few vestiges of its early history remain. The number of standing structures from the … Continue reading

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A retrospective look by Bert Eccles (MCHS 1968) at what was going on outside the walls of Morison School during the seven years he was there

I am very pleased that at a previous post about Morison School in Montreal, which I attended in the 1950s, we now have forty comments. I am pleased about the forty comments because I see such tremendous value in the … Continue reading

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Bert Eccles (MCHS 1968) shares his reflections about Malcolm Campbell High School in the Sixties

From time to time, I have asked MCHS grads, that I have been in touch with, if they would like to share some reflections about their elementary and/or high school years. I know from my own experience, in trying to … Continue reading

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Historic 1987 CBC broadcast features former MCHS teacher Graeme Decarie speaking of demise of $1 bill

Click here to access the 1987 CBC Commentary about the arrival of the Loonie > Click here for previous posts about and by Graeme >  

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Additional studies regarding political events in Montreal in the 1990s

Update A May 2017 CBC interactive webpage is entitled: “Montreal is 375 years old, but how old are its buildings?” [End]   In previous posts I have discussed a 1993 film, The Rise and Fall of English Montreal. I’ve found … Continue reading

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Grade 7 (1970-1971) picture from Elmgrove French Immersion

Spiro Couris Athina Maroudas has posted this great photo at the Malcolm Campbell High School Grads Facebook page. He has given permission for me to post it at the Preserved Stories website. He writes on Facebook: “Discovered my Grade 7 pic from … Continue reading

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At a post regarding Cartierville and Ville St.-Laurent history, I have added some Comments about the history of Ville St-Laurent

Update A May 2017 CBC interactive webpage is entitled: “Montreal is 375 years old, but how old are its buildings?” [End]   A previous post is entitled: Q & A with Graeme Decarie regarding the history of Cartierville and Ville … Continue reading

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Many changes have occurred in Cartierville where Malcolm Campbell High School was located from 1960s to late 1980s

Update A May 2017 CBC interactive webpage is entitled: “Montreal is 375 years old, but how old are its buildings?” [End]   Click here for previous posts about Cartierville > The following email conversation, edited for brevity, took place early … Continue reading

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Graeme Decarie served as historical advisor and commentator for a 1993 NFB film about the Quiet Revolution in Quebec

A companion piece to the post you are now reading is entitled: Many changes have occurred in Cartierville where Malcolm Campbell High School was located from 1960s to late 1980s.  * This post concerns an early 1990s documentary about the history … Continue reading

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Graeme Decarie keeps busy researching and writing his daily blog posts

I had the good fortune, early in August 2016,  to meet for coffee with a teacher from Malcolm Campbell High School that I had not seen for 53 years. I had last seen Graeme Decarie in June 1963, the year that I … Continue reading

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