Category Archives: MCHS 2015 Stories

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

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]   Click … 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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Inquiry from Sue Baker regarding Gordon Eckersley – 1958 Montreal Star connection: Can you help?

We have had an inquiry from Sue Baker regarding Gordon Eckersley. If you know anything about where Gordon Eckersley is these days, please contact me through this website. Sue Baker: I won’t be able to contribute to any of your stories … Continue reading

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Chapter 4: How to read a doctor’s office

I owe thanks to Graeme Decarie for prompting me to get started on the writing of my very own Autobiography Stories. I urge you to get started on your stories as well, if you have not yet done so. When we … 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 French Immersion program Claire attended in 1970-71 may indeed have been at Cartierville School

A previous post is entitled: Question from Claire: Is this the same Cartierville School that I attended 1970-71 in its first year as a “French Immersion School”? I have added an update to the latter post; the update reads as … Continue reading

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Grade 7 photos from Elmgrove School – with thanks to MCHS grad Susan Holmes Nash

We’ve had some good discussions about Elmgrove School recently on Facebook and in comments at this post:  Question from Claire: Is this the same Cartierville School that I attended 1970-71 in its first year as a “French Immersion School”? Here … Continue reading

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A compelling writing style? For Graeme Decarie, it began with watching the minister at Crystal Springs United Church

Here’s a question that relates to the writing of Autobiography Stories. I am pleased to share the following June 29, 2016 email interview with Graeme Decarie: Jaan Pill: You have a compelling style of writing. You make great use of … Continue reading

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Comments from Graeme Decarie regarding Brexit

Graeme Decarie:  Jaan, Can you please send me a copy of my chapter 1? Or tell me how to find it on the MCHS site? The one on my word pad is all messed up. I just had a post … Continue reading

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