Category Archives: Mississauga

Toronto’s 1950s emergency housing: An informative, comprehensive overview by Kevin Brushett (2007)

Where will the people go? At a previous post, I’ve shared a PDF link for a paper entitled: “Where will the people go: Toronto’s Emergency Housing Program and the Limits of Canadian Social Housing Policy, 1944-1957 (2007).” This is a valuable … Continue reading

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Life at the Long Branch Army Camp, long, long ago! – Garry Burke shares additional comments

A previous post is entitled: Ted Long shares photos from the Long Branch army camp in the 1950s; with comments from Ted Long & Garry Burke I am pleased to share with you an additional comment (Jan. 31, 2017) from … Continue reading

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Ted Long shares photos from the Long Branch army camp in the 1950s; with comments from Ted Long & Garry Burke

In a previous post, I’ve shared comments from Ted Long, regarding the wartime and postwar housing that was in place at Small Arms Ltd. in the 1940s and 1950s. The Long Branch army camp was in what is now Lakeview … Continue reading

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Where Europe’s GDP Is Rising And Falling: Impressive data visualization at CityLab.com

A Jan. 18, 2017 CityLab.com article is entitled: “Where Europe’s GDP Is Rising And Falling: These maps break down the EU’s wealth, region by region.” Great use of data visualization! Very impressive work. Also, of interest: A Jan. 27, 2017 Brookings … Continue reading

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CBC The Current podcast: We are natural storytelling machines, not statisticians – The Undoing Project (2017)

A Jan. 27, 2017 CBC The Current article (with a link to a podcast) is entitled: “How two game-changing psychologists changed the way we think about thinking.” Click here for a transcript of the Jan. 27, 2017 CBC interview > … Continue reading

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History of Canadian housing: Keeping to the Marketplace (1993); Unplanned Suburbs (1996); Emergence of Social Security (1997); Social Policy & Practice (2006)

A previous post is entitled Where will the people go: Toronto’s Emergency Housing Program and the Limits of Canadian Social Housing Policy, 1944-1957. Many perspectives – such as ones based on history, political economy, and economics, or a combination of … Continue reading

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Where will the people go: Toronto’s Emergency Housing Program and the Limits of Canadian Social Housing Policy, 1944-1957

A subsequent post is entitled: Toronto’s 1950s emergency housing: An informative, comprehensive overview by Kevin Brushett (2007) A previous post is entitled: Seeking information: Wartime and postwar housing at Small Arms Ltd. in Lakeview and elsewhere I have recently learned … Continue reading

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Artifacts and Alliances (2015) concerns museums and storytelling

A previous post is entitled: Storytelling: Getting attention; playing the role; collaboration. As noted at the post, a Dec. 1, 2016 Canadian Museum of History article is entitled: “Canadian History Hall Storytelling: The Human Experience.” The opening paragraph reads: As … Continue reading

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Storytelling: Getting attention; playing the role; collaboration

This post concerns three key features or elements of storytelling. At a previous post, I have noted some insights that have occurred to me regarding storytelling. Some subsequent posts are entitled: CBC The Current podcast: We are natural storytelling machines, not statisticians … Continue reading

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Hidden Hydrology: Exploring lost rivers, buried creeks & disappeared streams

Interesting website: Hidden Hydrology:  Exploring lost rivers, buried creeks & disappeared streams. Connecting historic ecology + the modern metropolis On Twitter it’s at @hiddenhydrology (joined September 2016). Well worth following. Click here for previous posts about lost rivers >  

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