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An occasional Newsletter from Preserved Stories.

Reminder: MPP Peter Milczyn’s New Year’s Levee: 2:00 pm, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 at Royal Canadian Legion, 110 Jutland Road

Full details > An excerpt from the above-noted message, from MPP Peter Milczyn’s Office, reads: Dear Neighbour, As we head into 2018, I would like to wish you a Happy New Year and remind you that my 4th Annual New … Continue reading

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Statement from Credit Valley Conservation on the passing of City of Mississauga and Region of Peel Councillor Jim Tovey

View in browser Click here for previous posts about Jim Tovey > Statement from Credit Valley Conservation on the Passing of City of Mississauga and Region of Peel Councillor Jim Tovey Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) expresses its deep condolences on … Continue reading

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MPP Peter Milczyn’s New Year’s Levee: Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at the Royal Canadian Legion, 110 Jutland Road

Click here to access the full details > An excerpt from the above-noted message, from MPP Peter Milczyn’s Office, reads: Dear Neighbour, As we head into 2018, I would like to wish you a Happy New Year and remind you … Continue reading

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Mindfulness is a great thing, as is human happiness – especially without the hype!

I’ve written about my encounters (such encounters as continue, as I type this) with mindfulness, and will not bore you with a retelling of a tale about what I have learned, as a beginner practitioner (it’s been going on for … Continue reading

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Update from Graeme Decarie, retired MCHS and Concordia history teacher: Three children in school, one at McGill, two at Concordia

I recently told Graeme Decarie that I would put together an update based on a recent email exchange with him. The update follows below. On Jan. 9, 2018, Graeme Decarie wrote: One of my boys, Nicholas, has been studying at … Continue reading

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In 1980, 2% of Peel’s neighbourhoods were considered low-income. Now, 52% of Peel’s neighbourhoods are considered low-income.

An early January (Jan. 4, I believe) 2018 tweet from United Way Peel @Unitedwaypeel reads: In 1980, 2% of Peel’s neighbourhoods were considered low-income. Now, 52% of Peel’s neighbourhoods are considered low-income. Learn more about income inequality in Peel Region: … Continue reading

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1946: The Making of the Modern World (2015)

A previous post is entitled: Richard J. Evans’s Nazi Germany trilogy along with a subsequent 2015 text is strongly evidence-based I have been reading widely about the years from the 1920s into the postwar years, by way of making connections … Continue reading

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Deadlift – with barbell and with hex bar – requires close attention to proper form

My big project these days is learning to do the deadlift, with proper form, both with a barbell and with a hex bar. Some people can learn to do the deadlift, with proper form, at once. I am not in that … Continue reading

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Curated Decay (2017). Some things are worth preserving. Some things can’t be preserved. Better by far to watch them rot.

This post concerns Curated Decay: Heritage Beyond Saving (2017) by Caitlin DeSilvey. I first learned about this impressive book some time back on Twitter. You can access a London School of Economics review of it here. If you do a Twitter … Continue reading

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Happy Holiday Wishes and a Grateful Thank you – Message from Diane LaPointe-Kay, president, Small Arms Society, Mississauga

The following message is from Diane LaPointe-Kay of the Small Arms Society: MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT The incredible story of the historic WWll Small Arms Building at 1352 Lakeshore Road, Mississauga brings together so many people whose lives would not … Continue reading

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