Malcolm Campbell High School Sixties Reunion Committee met in Kitchener on June 16, 2014

Our most recent Malcolm Campbell High School 60s Reunion organizing committee meeting took place on June 16, 2014 in Kitchener. Our previous meeting on May 21, 2014 was held at the same location. Peter Mearns, Lynn Legge, and Jaan Pill attended the meeting. The reunion will take place in Toronto on Oct. 17, 2015 (that is, […]

Changes in the Toronto newspaper landscape: June 23, 2014 Torontoist article

A June 23, 2014 Torontoist article – by former Globe and Mail writer John Barber – is entitled:  “Speaking Lies for Power.” The subtitle reads: “How Toronto’s dailies are failing their readers, and failing to hold politicians to account.” This, in my view, is an interesting article about changes that have been occurring in the […]

Councillors Get Their Environmental Report Cards – Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA)

A June 26, 2014 Torontoist article is entitled: “Councillors Get Their Environmental Report Cards.” The subhead reads: “See who made the grade in the Toronto Environmental Alliance end-of-term assessment.” You can access the article here.  

Long Branch inspirational business group begins: Entrepreneurs of Long Branch; 850 Degrees

The following article is by David Godley of Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey). I mention it’s not New Jersey because in the past I used to get lots of phone and email inquires about the history of Long Branch, New Jersey. There are in fact historical connections, as I’ve discussed in past blog posts. […]

Trouble at the Ontario Municipal Board – article by David Godley of Long Branch (Toronto)

An April 2014 report, among others ones by David Godley at this website, can be accessed here. The following article has been written by David Godley. I have added the headings, to ensure ease of reading in the online environment. Trouble at the Ontario Municipal Board According to Toronto Councillor Mary Margaret McMahon O M […]

Supreme Court’s Tsilhqot’in First Nation ruling a game-changer for all – June 27, 2014 CBC article

Updates A July 14, 2014 CBC article is entitled: “Tsilhqot’in ruling to be a focus at First Nations’ meeting in Halifax.” A Sept. 29, 2014 Globe and Mail article is entitled: “Underwater discovery near Haida Gwaii could rewrite human history.” A June 17, 2015 CBC article is entitled: Documentary ‘Trick or Treaty’ aims to tell […]

Stay informed about education with Trustee Pamela Gough – simply click to reply, at this link

To access a link enabling you to receive news updates from TDSB Trustee Pamela Gough’s Office, click here.  

Many students at Malcolm Campbell High School started at Ahuntsic School

Through the Facebook Groups that I’ve joined that deal with Malcolm Campbell High School, I’ve learned many new things: Ahuntsic School “Hi Jaan, I went to Ahuntsic school , corner of St Lawrence and Henri Bourassa between 1956 -1962 then went on to MCHS. Kids from Ahuntsic and parts of Laval attended the school till […]

Buying into Fair Trade (2013) seeks to understand the ways conscientious consumers make sense of things

The concept of fair-trade coffee is among the most intellectually challenging and enjoyable-to-ponder concepts that I have come across in recent years. I’ve addressed this topic in previous posts including the following ones, among others: Truthiness, stage magic, and fair trade coffee Is there a reason to boycott fair trade coffee after reading recent research […]

If you are Sixties MCHS alumna or alumnus, consider joining these three Facebook Groups

Three Facebook Groups related to Malcolm Campbell High School (that I have learned about to date) are of interest. It’s worth your while to join these groups, and to participate in discussions (and uploading of archival photos and the like) to them: MCHS ’60s Reunion Group Malcolm Campbell High School Grads MCHS Class of ’68 […]