W.O. 09-20003 QEW Improvements from Evans Avenue to Cawthra Road – Public Information Centre #3 – Jan. 22, 2015 meeting

I’ve been following the QEW Improvements from Evans Ave. to Cawthra Road process for some time. I much enjoy keeping up to date with the project. I’ve attended many of the meetings. I like the way the public is informed and has the opportunity to offer feedback in an informed and structured way. The meetings […]

Ruth MacLeod recalls the day in the 1960s when a memorable Phys Ed teacher arrived at Malcolm Campbell High School in a Type E Jaguar sports car

Updates You can access a great Oct, 21, 2011 photograph, posted at flickr.com, of Soryl and Gibby Rosenberg, by clicking here. We owe thanks to Gina Davis Cayer for letting us know about this link. It’s a beautiful photograph. A Jan. 12, 2015 Guardian/The Observer article is entitled: “The Teenage Brain review – a science-based […]

New website launching soon – at www.MCHS2015.com – for MCHS ’60s Reunion

In response to requests for easier access to details related to the MCHS ’60s Reunion & Celebration of the ’60s, we’re setting up a separate website for the reunion. The landing page will appear as a banner running across the landing page of the website you are now reading. MCHS2015.com We are setting up a […]

Do you know anyone who may be interested in being on Committee of Adjustment panel?

The following information is from CORRA Application form for Appointment to Committee of Adjustment Panel: Application for Appointment to COA ORRA Update – January GreetingsCommittee of Adjustment Opportunities January 7, 2015 To Members, Resident and Ratepayer Executives:The appointment of members to the Committee of Adjustment are up for renewal or replacement for this 4-year Council […]

Take precautions when using hotel Wi-Fi

A Jan. 7, 2015 CBC article is entitled: “Hotel Wi-Fi exposes woman’s passport, credit card numbers: Hotel Wi-Fi comes with major privacy concerns, expert says.” The article includes 5 tips on how to protect yourself on hotel Wi-Fi. The opening paragraphs read: “A woman who received an anonymous warning after logging onto a Winnipeg hotel’s […]

David Godley on overdevelopment in Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey)

I am pleased to share with you the following message from David Godley: Long Branch in 2014 Some gains and some losses in the fight to control overdevelopment but there is light on the horizon   1. Community Meeting Conserving Long Branch character is complex and difficult to follow. I was delighted to receive an […]

Taiwan, the Little Dragon: Travel report from David Godley

I am pleased to share with you the following report (I’ve added the photos at random) from David Godley, who has previously posted articles for this website on City of Toronto planning issues as well as previous vacation trips that David has enjoyed: Following text is by David Godley: Taiwan, the Little Dragon According to […]

Why healthy eating causes that uncomfortable feeling – Jan. 5, 2015 Globe and Mail

A Jan. 5, 2015 Globe and Mail article is entitled: “Why healthy eating causes that uncomfortable feeling.” According to the article, when you switch to healthy eating, it will take your body some time to adjust. I switched from a meat and potatoes diet well over 40 years ago to a vegetarian diet. It was […]

DJ or Master of Ceremonies? That’s a key question for the MCHS ’60s Reunion & Celebration of the ’60s organizing committee

The following edited discussion highlights one of the topics the MCHS 60s Reunion organizing committee is currently working on. The reunion takes place on Oct. 17, 2015 at Old Mill Toronto. We welcome your comments. The reunion is for any person who attended, or taught at, Malcolm Campbell High School at any point in the […]

The Open-Office Trap – Jan. 7. 2015 New Yorker. Good intentions – bad results.

A Jan. 7, 2015 New Yorker article is entitled: “The Open-Office Trap.” The article reminds me that When I was at at the University of Toronto in the early 1980s to get my teaching degree, rather than taking a course in Educational Psychology, I did an independent research project on how the architecture of school […]