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Glenn Turner will speak about “The Toronto Carrying Place Trail” – Weston Historical Society – Oct. 7, 2015, 7:30 pm, 2245 Lawrence Ave. West

The following information has been forwarded to me and I am pleased to share it: Barbara Spyropoulos CPLC 12 Division Toronto Police Service 200 Trethewey Drive Toronto ON M6M 5E6 Tel: (416) 808-1068 Fax: (416) 808-1002 ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Edith George <> Date: 3 October 2015 at 15:57 Subject: Fwd: Weston Historical […]


Sept. 20, 2014: Join Lieutenant Governor John Graves Simcoe, in re-enacting the first day of his 1793 journey up the Toronto Carrying Place (close to venue for MCHS Sixties Reunion)

The following information is from David Juliusson who shares this note: “Madeleine is the expert on the Carrying Place and the original portage trails along the Humber.” I’ve included this item in the military history category – as well as in the Malcolm Campbell High School category. The latter inclusion is because our MCHS Sixties […]


Humber College Lakeshore Campus Grand Openings took place on Jan. 26, 2017

On Jan. 26, 2017 I had the good fortune to attend the Lakeshore Campus Grand Openings to celebrate three new additions to Humber College in South Etobicoke. The Lakeshore Student Welcome and Resource Centre The Lakeshore Fitness Centre The Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre Click here for a quick overview and short video about the new […]


Étienne Brûlé / First Nations event took place on Sept. 13, 2015 at 222 Riverside Drive

Updates: An April 15, 2016 Globe and Mail article by Bob Rae is entitled: “Attawapiskat is not alone: Suicide crisis is national problem.” An April 23, 2016 CBC article is entitled: “West-end residents call for traffic light after fatal crash: Neighbour describes ‘mind-bogglingly horrendous bang’ as car hits building near Jane and Bloor.” A Sept. 27, […]


Humber Heritage Walk on Sept. 24, 2016 starts at 9:30 am

Following notice is from Geoff Kettel: Re-enactment Walk of the first day of Lieutenant Governor John Simcoe’s 1793 journey up the Toronto Carrying Place. (Learn a bit of history and about the Humber’s impact on Canada) Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, 9:30 am Leader: Madeleine McDowell, Humber Heritage Committee Start Rouseaux Site, south of 8 South […]


Sept. 13 & Sept. 27 events at Lambton House related to Étienne Brûlé/Wendat Expedition (also Sept 11 pub night)

Following information is from Heritage York:   September Heritage York Events at Lambton House Our monthly Community Pub will be held on Friday, 11 September from 6 – midnight. Our entertainment will be provided by Broad Belly Band – a Lambton favourite – who will begin at 8:00 p.m. Roast Beef sandwiches will be available […]


Étienne Brûlé and Wendat Project: On Sept. 12, 2015, join East Gwillimbury event starting at 9:00 am. Sept. 26 afternoon events in Toronto: No registration required

Updates See also: Sept. 13 & Sept. 27 events at Lambton House related to Étienne Brûlé/Wendat Expedition (also Sept 11 pub night) See also: Sept. 19 at 9:30 am – Reenactment of first day of Simcoe’s 1793 journey up Toronto Carrying Place Also, the Sept. 26 event at Old Mill is sold out, but the afternoon […]