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Background reading helps a person better understand the larger story, within which local history everywhere is embedded

I’ve recently been reading a book by Aldous Huxley as well as several books about the Second World War. When I read such books, I gain a better understanding of events – local events and world events – connected with the fascinating and engaging history of the Small Arms Inspection Building in Mississauga. I’ve been […]


Of interest to local history buffs: City background files from 2016 investigation report regarding conduct of a local councillor

A previous post, of interest to local history enthusiasts (who may be relatively few in numbers, but they are enthusiastic nonetheless) in South Etobicoke, is entitled: On July 12, 2016 Toronto City Council Agenda: Investigation report regarding conduct of Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes At the current post, I will share the contents of the […]


Looking Back on the Lake Shore: Presentations on preservation of local history resources: Thurs., Nov. 2, 2017, 7:00 to 9:00 pm. at The Assembly Hall

The purpose of the current post is to bring attention to a message of Oct. 20, 2017 from Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes’ Office: Click here to access Ward 6 Councillor’s Message entitled: Looking Back on the Lakeshore > The text of the message (which I for one think is important) reads: Dear Neighbour, Right […]