Category Archives: MCHS Stories

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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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 comments about the history of Ville St-Laurent

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]   A … Continue reading

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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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