Category Archives: MCHS 2015 Stories

Full historical record, as it relates to Indigenous and Settler history, is emerging in public consciousness

We’ve had extensive discussion, at this website, about a remarkable, and memorable, elementary school in Montreal that, in retrospect, played a strong and positive formative experience in my life, and in the lives of fellow students from the 1950s and 1960s, … Continue reading

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Klaas Vander Baaren adds a comment to a previous post about the caddy shack at the Marlborough golf club in Cartierville

A recent previous post is entitled: A message from Sheila Dai, reaching out to friends of her brother Jenning Dai. I posted the above-noted post in order to bring attention to a recent comment, at the above-noted post, from Sheila. The … Continue reading

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A message from Sheila Dai, reaching out to friends of her brother Jenning Dai

A May 31, 2014 blog post at the Preserved Stories website, a post that many people connected with Malcolm Campbell High School have read, is entitled: Jenning Dai (MCHS ’63) tragically passed away 50 years ago this month (May 1964) … Continue reading

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Marlene Slotin writes: Does anyone remember these details from Ville St. Laurent in the 1950s?

I very much like how this website occasionally serves as a networking resource. A previous post is entitled: We’ve had many comments in response to Graeme Decarie’s Bois Franc question At the previous post, Marlene Slotin has shared a comment, … Continue reading

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Not a good day, some days ago: Graeme Decarie, who taught history at Concordia University for many years, shares some thoughts about mass murders

I’m just catching up with posting of a message from Graeme Decarie. Graeme Decarie was a history teacher at Malcolm Campbell High School in Montreal. I didn’t have a history class with him but he was an advisor to the … Continue reading

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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

Updates A May 2017 CBC interactive webpage is entitled: “Montreal is 375 years old, but how old are its buildings?” A May 17, 2017 Montreal Gazette article is entitled: “Montreal’s history did not start 375 years ago.” [End]   In … Continue reading

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