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Evidence has value to the extent it is solid and corroborated

I’ve had the opportunity, some decades ago, to become aware of the value, with regard to any topic that a person can imagine, of the value of evidence. Different people arrive at an attunement with regard to the value of … Continue reading

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The value of evidence is determined by its validity, reliability, and interpretation

I’ve been following with interest recent articles related to research about full-day kindergarten, as noted in a previous post. An April 1, 2014 Globe and Mail article, which contributes to the discussion about what the research means and implies, is … Continue reading

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Evidence-based practice and the eradication of science

I have an interest in evidence-based practice. When scientific data and research are under threat, each of us as a citizen is under threat. In an earlier post, I’ve discussed the role of fraud in relation to scientific credentials. At the … Continue reading

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Colonel Samuel Smith Park and address on Thirty Ninth Street in Long Branch featured in wiretap evidence

I was interested to learn that a recent police report related to Rob Ford’s activities mentions Colonel Samuel Smith (misspelled in the report as “Colonial Samuel’s”) Park. The report notes (p. 22 in the PDF file, which is p. 51 … Continue reading

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What can we learn about evidence-based practice when we read about Tecumseh?

The October 2013 issue of Fife & Drum, the the newsletter of The Friends of Fort York and Garrison Common, can be accessed here: fife-and-drum-oct-2013 When I first encountered the newsletter, I printed it out and found that the font … Continue reading

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The evidence doesn’t back up the Military Revolution thesis: Jeremy Black (2011)

Museums have a relationship to history, a relationship that’s been explored in some depth. In Theorizing Museums (1996), there’s a reference to Timothy Mitchell’s observation that in nineteenth-century Europe, the museum exhibit was constructed as a simulation of external reality, … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch June 2017 Update (Part 1) from David Godley

Part 2 of the message that follows has already been posted: Conserving Long Branch June 2017 Update 2 from David Godley I had Part 2 at hand and decided to post it at once. I then found a copy of … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch June 2017 Update 2 from David Godley

The following update is from David Godley of Long Branch: Long Branch is desperately hoping for sunny ways with the beginning of the Toronto Local Appeal Board 1) Application Status 2) Long Branch Neighbourhood Association 3) Willowdale Urban Desogn Guidelines … Continue reading

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Wesley Mimico United Church building has been sold: Jan. 1, 2017 online update

I recently took some photos at the Wesley Mimico United Church building. As I was wandering around, I was wondering about the current status of the building. I noticed that some construction was underway. In previous years, I’ve closely followed the … Continue reading

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Proposed legislation brings “fundamental reform” to OMB: Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn

A previous post is entitled: Next steps in OMB Reform are outlined in May 31, 2017 Government of Ontario message I have been following with interest news reports regarding the OMB Reform legislation recently introduced at Queen’s Park. I have … Continue reading

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