Ken Burns and Tristan Gough are skillful editors and filmmakers

Warning: This blog post refers to the mayor of Toronto As well: You have likely already seen two of these videos Ken Burns is a remarkable filmmaker, who has – among other things – strongly influenced how photographs are presented in films, through application of the “Ken Burns Effect.” In the course of his career, […]

David Webster, who grew up in Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey), has a great recollection of local history dating back to the 1940s

Updates: Colleen O’Marra – see Comments at the end of this post – has added details about Police Chief Smythe that I read with much interest. For additional comments about Toronto-area postwar emergency housing, click here > [End]   I had the good fortune to spend a couple of hours on the morning of Dec. […]