Colleen O’Marra found the Small Arms Doors Open very crowded (great turnout!)

Recent message from Colleen O’Marra (I’ve corrected my spelling of her name in previous blogs): Thanks for the corrections on my name. I enlarged that wonderful 1949 aerial photo of Long Branch by the way. It really gives you a better perspective of the Colonel’s farm especially and I can pinpoint our home above LakeProm […]

The presence of two seasoned detectives in the City of Toronto video case is of interest

Like many people I enjoy a good story. Project Traveller An Oct. 2, 2013 Globe and Mail article is entitled: “Arrest of Mayor Ford’s friend linked to larger Project Traveller investigation.” A key point, in my reading of the article, is that homicide detectives are characterized as being particularly experienced and capable. They are currently […]

Oct. 15, 2013 – 39th Annual Heritage Toronto Awards & William Kilbourn Memorial Lecture

Find information abou the Heritage Toronto Awards here. For details about upcoming events, visit the Heritage Toronto website, where you can also sign up for the Heritage Toronto e-newsletter.  

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty (2012)

The book is highlighted in an Oct. 1, 2013 Globe and Mail article entitled: “Political dysfunction puts America on the path to poverty.” The blurb for the book at the Toronto Public Library website is a bit longer than the usual blurb. An excerpt from it reads: Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson conclusively show that […]