Public Meeting – Nov. 16, 2015 – Lakeview Waterfront Connection

  You can access the following Credit Valley Conservation message online at this link. Open House and Public Meeting For the Lakeview Waterfront Connection Project Monday, November 16, 2015 Open House: 6:30 – 7 p.m. Presentation: 7 – 7:30 p.m. Discussion: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Clarke Memorial Hall, 161 Lakeshore Road West, Mississauga, ON L5H […]

Did they sing “We sing for Malcolm Campbell High” at the MCHS ’60s Reunion?

  Question from Graeme Decarie regarding the Oct. 17, 2015 MCHS ’60s Reunion: ……did they sing…. We sing for Malcolm Campbell High. We raise our hearts and voices high. We’ll remember this song as we go along Life’s highway by and by. When these our school days fade far away We’ll remember forever the day. […]

Red oak tree in backyard of 76 Coral Gable Drive in Emery Village is a very old tree

A Nov. 2, 2015 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Vast historic tree might crowd out house.” Worth a read.  

A story about a former Toronto mayor

I’ve recently read a great study by John Filion about a former Toronto mayor. Newspaper journalists do not necessarily do a great job of it when they write a full-length book. The skills associated with journalism may or may not make for a great book-length text. John Filion has been a City of Toronto councillor for 15 […]

Sometimes, I could not get out any words at all; that was a long time ago

For many years, I was involved in community self-organizing on behalf of people who stutter. Years ago I formed a Toronto-based self-help group for people who stutter; our first meeting took place in September 1988 at the North York Central Library. That meeting, for which I had made plans for several months beforehand, led in […]