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Ted Long shares photos from the Long Branch army camp in the 1950s; with comments from Ted Long & Garry Burke

In a previous post, I’ve shared comments from Ted Long, regarding the wartime and postwar housing that was in place at Small Arms Ltd. in the 1940s and 1950s. The Long Branch army camp was in what is now Lakeview in Mississauga. The residences were not actually in Long Branch. Many places in those days, […]

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Seeking information: Wartime and postwar housing at Small Arms Ltd. in Lakeview and elsewhere

Please note that subsequent posts include: Where will the people go: Toronto’s Emergency Housing Program and the Limits of Canadian Social Housing Policy, 1944-1957 Ted Long shares photos from the Long Branch army camp in the 1950s; with comments from Ted Long & Garry Burke Life at the Long Branch Army Camp, long, long ago! […]

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VOLUNTEER opportunity at “IN SITU” – Multi-Arts Festival in Mississauga, Oct. 27-29, 2016

Click here to access previous posts about the Small Arms Building > Volunteers for SAS Multi-Arts event “In Situ” Coming October 27-29, 2016 SAS is celebrating the restoration of the Small Arms Building with In Situ, a three-day multi-arts event planned for October 27th to 29th and intended to animate the space, build awareness and […]

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New 3-minute video from Heritage Mississauga features Small Arms Ltd. wartime munitions plant in Lakeview

This post – along with future posts featuring interviews that I recorded on Aug. 25, 2016 – is concerned with an impressive, engaging 3-minute YouTube video about the Small Arms Ltd. munitions factory that was located in Lakeview, Mississauga just west of Long Branch during the Second World War. The Small Arms Building along with a […]

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Mississauga positioning itself to take ownership of historic Small Arms building – June 17, 2016 Mississauga News

A June 17, 2016 Mississauga News article is entitled: “Mississauga positioning itself to take ownership of historic Small Arms building.” The opening paragraphs read: Rich in history and a positioned at a geographical hotspot in Mississauga, the Small Arms building in Lakeview is inching closer to becoming a creative hub for environmental sciences, technology, arts […]