Etobicoke School of the Arts’ principal is leaving, writes Vicky Mochama – June 28, 2018 Etobicoke Guardian opinion article

A June 28, 2018 Etobicoke Guardian opinion article is entitled: “Racism in schools is not pass or fail: Etobicoke School of the Arts’ principal is leaving, writes Vicky Mochama.” The opening paragraphs read: After weeks of confronting racism, a gift from the graduating class of the Etobicoke School for the Arts to the next group […]

Former MPP Peter Milczyn Final e-News Update – June 28, 2018

Click here to access Former MPP Peter Milczyn’s Final e-News Update via your browser > Dear Friends, While the outcome of the June 7th election was not the one which I had hoped for, it has been an honour and a privilege to serve as your Member of Provincial Parliament for the last four years […]

Maple Hill elementary school class is holding a reunion on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at at L’académie Restaurant on St John Boulevard in Pierrefonds

Robert Crone (MCHS 1971) and his wife (MCHS 1973) have let us know that his wife’s Maple Hill elementary school class is holding a reunion this coming Saturday, June 30, 2018 at L’académie Restaurant on St John Boulevard in Pierrefonds. Anyone from the Maple Hill class of 69 is welcome! (I am always pleased to help to […]

Media Law for Canadian Journalists (2018) is a good book – I recommend it highly

A previous post is entitled: Stay or go, in the face of lot-splitting/overbuilding? At that post I refer to a another post, entitled: Key considerations when preparing for a Committee of Adjustment or similar presentation As a follow-up to the latter post, I’m pleased to have the opportunity to bring attention to a great book […]

MCHS 1976 get together set for Via Marcello restaurant in Montreal for July 4, 2018 at 7:00 pm has been cancelled

A previous post is entitled: Please contact us if you were in the Malcolm Campbell High School 1976 graduating class As a follow-up to the previous post, I had mentioned a plan was in place for MCHS 1976 grads to meet at 7:00 pm on July 4, 2018 at the Via Marcello restaurant at 1790 Cote Vertu […]

We’ve received good information about online directories and aerial photographs

The following comments are from a previous post entitled: We’re pleased to share with you these 1920s to 1940s ‘cottage country’ images from Etobicoke Creek Comment from John Collins Hi Jaan I am trying to locate directories for 1930~1950 Long Branch business and resident information with no luck. Directories for New Toronto, Humber Bay, Lambton […]

Jonathan Shay speaks of moral injury in Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character (1994)

A previous post is entitled: We Were Soldiers (2002) is a movie based on We Were Soldiers Once …. and Young: Ia Drang: the Battle that Changed the War in Vietnam (1992) At the end of the above-noted post, I’ve mentioned other books that I’ve been reading, in addition to “We Were Soldiers Once …. […]

We owe thanks to the late Jim Tovey for the ongoing Small Arms Inspection Building repurposing project

Jan. 17, 2018 Tribute to Jim Tovey at City of Mississauga Council meeting A previous post includes a link to a Community Tribute to Jim Tovey at the Mississauga Council Chambers: Online video of Jan. 17, 2018 Tribute to Councillor Jim Tovey at City of Mississauga Council Chambers June 2, 2018 Community Tribute to Jim […]

With thanks to Dave Cook, Jim Tovey’s name is listed on the Smalls Arms Inspection Building plaque

In May 2018, I interviewed City of Mississauga Ward 1 Councillor Dave Cook, who had been appointed to take the place of Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey after Tovey had suddenly passed away. In our interview, Councillor Cook told me about the plaque at the Small Arms Inspection Building in Lakeview. Standard protocol with plaques at […]

Recent online conversation with Duncan Campbell highlights local history of Lakeshore communities in south Etobicoke