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The value of first-hand accounts, presented within an evidence-based, fact-checked, corroborated context

An Oct. 16, 2014 article at the Times Higher Education website is entitled: “Born in the GDR: Living in the Shadow of the Wall, by Hester Vaizey.” I learned of this text from an Oxford University Press Twitter account that … Continue reading

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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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For any volunteer organization, the grassroots are a vital and important part of the picture at all times

I recently had the opportunity to get together with a group of great people that I have worked with, as a volunteer, for more than 20 years. Here are some photos – including one of the Intercontinental Toronto Centre, which … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch July 2017 Part 2 including TLAB Mis-steps (David Godley)

Following message is from David Godley. I am late in posting it. Attachment: tlab rile&p CONTENTS 1) Toronto Local Appeal Board 2) Recent COA decisions 3) Outstanding Committee of Adjustment Applications 4) Toronto Local Appeal Board 5) OMB Hearings 6) … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch Aug 2017 – David Godley

Following message is from David Godley * Attached file from David Godley   938SaveLB * August Already, Best Wishes from Long Branch by the Lake. Congratulations Peter Milczyn on being appointed Housing Minister. David * Toronto Local Appeal Board (see … Continue reading

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