MCHS 2015: If you have a choice regarding mall destinations, while in Toronto, Sherway Gardens is a good option

The Stay Inn is the hotel, close to Sherway Gardens and not far from Cloverdale Mall. where a number MCHS grads and spouses will be staying on the weekend of the Oct. 17, 2015 MCHS ’60s Reunion. I’ve recently been involved in a Facebook discussion concerning which mall would be worth visiting, if you had to […]

Rising Rivers project – Call for First Nations volunteer ambassadors

The following message has been forwarded to me by Barbara Spyropoulos, on whose mailing list I am following my involvement, which was of a minor nature, with the Étienne Brûlé/Wendat project. Barbara Spyropoulos CPLC 12 Division Toronto Police Service 200 Trethewey Drive Toronto ON M6M 5E6 Tel: (416) 808-1068 Fax: (416) 808-1002 The message refers to […]

Bloor Street Culture Corridor – October 2015

Please note I’ve lost track of how to copy and paste text messages with embedded links to WordPress. For that reason, I don’t have formatting (bold; plus active links) for this post, which I’ve copied from a formatted email message, and I don’t have time to format the page manually, at this point. Anyway, the […]

Concussion guide gives families strategies for recovery – Sept. 28, 2015 Toronto Star

A Sept. 28, 2015 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Concussion guide gives families strategies for recovery: Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital has released a simplified guide explaining concussions, busting myths and offering tips for getting well faster.” The article notes: “The handbook, created by experts at the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, was released this week. […]

Visualizing Absence at Tangled Art and Disability: Message from Tara Mazurk, Curator, Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre at Humber College

I am pleased to share the following message from Tara Mazurk, Curator, Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre Hey All, I’m happy to share that Visualizing Absence, originally exhibited at Humber’s L Space Gallery in May, is remounting with Tangled Art + Disability from October 3rd to December 3rd at 401 Richmond in Toronto. See more information below and […]

John Easton of Long Branch shares information about his daughter Suzanne

I’ve been in touch for several years with John Easton, a long-time Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey) resident; I’ve shared much information about local history as a result of many great conversations with him: Click here to access previous posts mentioning John Easton > John has recently sent me a message (Sept. 24, 2015), […]

The MCHS 2015 ’60s Reunion may be the last MCHS ’60s event of this size and scope

A number of people have mentioned a point, about the organizing of reunions, that is well worth passing along for the organizers of future MCHS reunions – by which, I mean reunions of ’70s and ’80s grads. When organizing a reunion, it would be great to have one person, from each graduation year, take on the […]

Visualizing Absence: Memorializing the histories of the former Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital

The following message is from Ed Janiszewski, who has for many years been active with initiative related to the Lakeshore Asylum Cemetery Project: Please consider attending this moving exhibit: Visualizing Absence: Memorializing the histories of the former Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital Nuit Blanche, October 3rd to December 3rd, 2015 Opening reception: Saturday, October 3rd, 7-9 pm Visualizing […]

Back stories related to Volkswagen emissions scandal

Updates An Oct. 15, 2015 CBC article is entitled: “Volkswagen ordered to recall 2.4 million vehicles in Germany with emissions-evading software.” An Oct. 13, 2015 Globe and Mail article is entitled: “After VW: Ethical business and the question of honesty.” An online journal article, of relevance with regard to the concept of ethical business, is […]

MCHS 2015 attendees have a free parking pass for Oct. 17; if attending the Oct. 18 Brunch, you pay for the parking

Click on photos to enlarge them; click again to enlarge them further We have parking passes available, as PDF files that can be printed out, if you are attending the MCHS ’60s Reunion at Old Mill Toronto on Oct. 17, 2015. If you have not received a pass by email, or have lost it, please […]