Jeanette Walton nee McDonald during the early fifties attended the postwar SHEP School

An earlier post is entitled: I’m really pleased that site visitors continue to add details about the Long Branch Army Camp The acronym SHEP has been variously identified as Soldiers Housing Emergency Project and as Soldiers Housing Emergency Premises. Whatever the exact wording, I find it of much interest to be learning additional details about […]

A Nov. 23, 2018 Globe and Mail article by Elizabeth Renzetti is entitled: “The lessons of Harry Leslie Smith: The fight never ends.”

A Nov. 23, 2018 Globe and Mail article by Elizabeth Renzetti is entitled: “The lessons of Harry Leslie Smith: The fight never ends.” Read it. It’s a most inspiring article. Here’s a Guardian video featuring Harry Leslie Smith: We welcomed refugees in 1945. We can’t abandon them today – video A Nov. 28, 2018 CBC […]

A century ago, Estonians stood up for their right to independence

EV100. Vabariigi Presidendi pöördumine Vabadussõja alguspäeva tähistamiseks This video will ba available for viewing for 30 days.  

Power of a vision: Tom Patterson, who launched the Stratford Festival, and Jim Tovey, who launched Inspiration Lakeview, each visualized what could be

Nov. 26, 2018 Waterloo Region Record article highlights disc jockey Roger Ashby’s half-century in radio

A Nov. 26, 2018 Waterloo Region record article is entitled: “Disc jockey Roger Ashby’s half-century in radio kicked off in Kitchener: Sitting in a KCI classroom in the ’60s, Roger Ashby already knew his calling.” An excerpt reads: Drake vs. The Beatles, for instance. When it was announced a few weeks ago that the Canadian […]

Developer presents plans for 710 Lansdowne Ave. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 at 6:30 pm, at the Wallace Emerson Community Centre, at Dupont & Dufferin

Shakespeare gets a new home town – May 1, 1953 article about Stratford from Macleans archive

Riding Into Battle: Canadian Cyclists in the Great War (Mississauga South Historical Society presentation – Tuesday November 27th @ 7 PM Lorne Park Library, 1474 Truscott Road)

Following message is from Jonathan Giggs, President, Mississauga South Historical Society Please join the Mississauga South Historical Society on Tuesday November 27th at 7 PM at the Lorne Park Library (1474 Truscott Road).  Map:  https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Lorne+Park+Library/@43.530995,-79.6299407,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x882b443fd43c6d29:0x4cf975c8d01e4175!8m2!3d43.530995!4d-79.627752 Author and Professor Ted Glenn will speak about his new book Riding Into Battle: Canadian Cyclists in the Great War.  The […]

News update: Story regarding clear-cutting at Randwood Estate in Niagara-on-the-Lake continues to unfold

Two previous posts are entitled: Rampant tree cutting: Protesters gather outside Randwood Estate in Niagara-on-the-Lake Niagara-on-the Lake: Nov. 12, 2018 Save Our Rand Estate (SORE) article is entitled: “Marotta clear-cutting Rand Estate and destroying protected landscape” By way of a follow-up, I am pleased to have the opportunity to share two messages from The Corporation […]