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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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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 […]

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In Situ event at Small Arms Inspection Building takes place on Nov. 8, 9, & 10, 2018. Buy your tickets now!

Click here for previous posts about the Small Arms Inspection Building > I have been following the Small Arms story for many years. The story – featuring a successful, community-driven project to preserve and repurpose a Second World War heritage building – is highlighted at a recent post entitled: Enthusiasm for local history is not […]

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Anna writes: The entire Brown’s Line at Lake Shore intersection “needs a redesign”

A previous post is entitled: Update regarding Dead Man’s Curve at Brown’s Line and Lake Shore Blvd. West. Commentary: An EARLIER warning would work much better A local resident, Anna, has offered the following comment, and has given me permission to post it: I appreciated hearing your thoughts on dead man’s curve. I have often […]