David Godley reports on May 1, 2014 Volunteer Meeting in Long Branch organized by the Olivia Chow Campaign

David Godley has written the following report concerning a recent meeting he attended, organized by the Olivia Chow campaign for the Toronto mayoralty campaign: Olivia Chow’s Volunteer Meeting May 1st Legion Hall, New Toronto I attended the fourth of a series of 4 meetings around the City. I estimate 150 people attended. Olivia Chow is […]

May 3, 2014 Jane’s Walk shares conversations about 1940s, ’50s, & ’60s events in Mississauga and Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey)

Mike James and Jaan Pill are now in their third year of organizing Jane’s Walks in Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey). The Saturday, May 3, 2014 Jane’s Walk began at our usual time and location – at 10:30 am at the East Parking Lot at Marie Curtis Park. The walk was called Inspiration Lakeview: […]

Too much sweetness: ‘All sugars aren’t the same’ – Globe and Mail, May 2, 2014

A May 2, 2014 Globe and Mail article is entitled: “Too much sweetness: ‘All sugars aren’t the same.’” Below is an excerpt from the article, which I’ve posted as an update related to previous blog posts about sugar: But it turns out that most Canadians don’t actually know what “sugar” refers to – or that […]

Marina Gavrylyuk has posted a recent interview with Jaan Pill – May 2, 1014

Marina Gavrylyuk, Sales Representative, Sutton Group Summit Realty Inc., Brokerage conducts interviews with successful local residents in the communities where she works. You can find an interview with Jaan Pill, posted on May 2, 2014, at: http://marinag.ca/4a_blog_post.php?post_id=30015 Among the topics covered are how Jaan Pill set up his Preserved Stories website; things he learned as […]

Join a Jane’s Walk this weekend in South Etobicoke – April 30, 2014 Etobicoke Guardian

An April 30, 2014 Etobicoke Guardian article highlights the great Jane’s Walks that are taking place – rain of shine – across South Etobicoke this weekend: http://www.insidetoronto.com/news-story/4491684-join-a-jane-s-walk-this-weekend-in-etobicoke/ A minor correction: The log cabin at the Colonel Samuel Smith homestead site, which was built in 1797, was demolished in 1955. It ceased to be a family […]