Bain Capital sees opportunity in methadone clinics – Boston Globe, April 13, 2014

An April 13, 2015 Boston Globe article is entitled: “Bain Capital sees opportunity in methadone clinics.” An excerpt from the article notes: This foray into one of the most challenging, and financially complex, areas of health care may seem contrary to the kind of dealmaking Bain Capital is best known for — investments in brand-name […]

Flash Boys is about a small group of Wall Street guys who figure out that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders

I learned of “Flash Boys” when I heard an interview with Michael Lewis on CBC Radio’s The Current. The blurb below is from Flash Boys by Michael Lewis. The following blurb for Flash Boys, which features a Canadian connection, as one of the Wall Street guys – Brad Katsuyama – is from Markham, Ontario, is […]

Artisano Bakery event with George Takach will take place at 10:00 am Saturday, April 12, 2014. You are cordially invited to attend.

The purpose of this post is to invite you, as a visitor to my website, to a meeting with George Takach, who is running for the federal Liberal nomination in the Etobicoke-Lakeshore riding. I support the Liberals provincially and federally. Among other things, the Parkview School story turned out beautifully thanks to the decision by […]

Town of New Toronto: Soldiers of The First World War (website mentioned by Colleen O’Marra)

Colleen O’Marra writes: There’s a fascinating site called Town of New Toronto:Soldiers of The First World War.So many young men from 6th to 9th Street signed up.Young men who worked as gardeners at the old Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital, tailors, apprentices, mill workers…all killed overseas. There is also a site for the men of Mimico complete […]

The Big Sleep (1946) demonstrates the effective application of screen direction, sound, lighting, and editing

Grade 7 class picture – about 1958-1958 – Cartierville School in Montreal

As a follow-up to recent posts about Cartierville School, which you can find at the Malcolm Campbell High School category at this website, I’m pleased to share with you a photo that Howard Hight has emailed to me. We’ll try to get a high resolution scan so that we view the photo in more detail. […]

Stories about missing millions are of interest to many people

From time to time, I like to share stories about evidence related to cases, or alleged cases, of scams and scamming. I’m responding to what I’ve learned people like to read about. Lawyer in hiding The focus of the current blog is an April 5, 2014 Toronto Star article entitled: Golnaz Vakili: Lawyer in hiding […]

David Godley’s travel report from Hawaii

I like from time to time to share reports, articles, and viewpoints from a wide range of visitors to the Preserved stories website. Such items do not necessarily represent my own views, and do not serve as my endorsement of particular viewpoints. I like to post such reports because I like the Preserved Stories to feature […]

Youth Speakout – Etobicoke, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 – 5:30 pm for free pizza, 6:00 p.m. Forum: Lakeshore Collegiate Institute, Auditorium

South Etobicoke Community Forum SEYA – LAMP and Lakeshore C.I. p r e s e n t Youth Speakout – Etobicoke Wednesday, April 9 – 5:30 for free pizza, 6:00 p.m. Forum Lakeshore Collegiate Institute, Auditorium 350 Kipling Ave, Toronto, ON M8V 3L1 Hot topics, Hot speakers § Post-secondary education – cost, debt, value? Salomeh […]

October 2013 news release from Coalition of Vancouver Neighbourhoods (CVN) in pursuit of meaningful involvement

I was interested to come across – by reading a comment by @jm_mcgrath regarding a tweet by @ossingtonCA – an October 2013 news release from the Coalition of Vancouver Neighbourhoods (CVN). I like that acronym: CVN. It’s brief and to the point. What you call yourself as an organization is a key part of the message […]