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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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MCHS Sixties grads Daniel McPhail, Scott Munro, Bob Carswell and Jaan Pill met in Toronto in June 2017

At a post entitled We have a question regarding archives, files, photos, etc. regarding MCHS grad Peter Parsons, MCHS Sixties Grad Daniel McPhail has commented (May 25, 2017): My family purchased and moved into the house on Lavigne St in … Continue reading

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Seeking name of French Immersion school on the corner of MacDonald and Clanranald Avenues opposite a park in Snowdon (Montreal) – Sept 1970 to June 1971 (Grade 7)

Gillian McConnell writes: I attended a French Immersion school on the corner of MacDonald and Clanranald Avenues opposite a park in Snowdon from Sept 1970 to June 1971 (Grade 7). I can’t remember the name of the school. I was … Continue reading

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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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