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Pamela Gough first became involved in political life in the 1980s, after moving to new home in South Etobicoke

In two previous posts, I feature brief video clips in which Pamela Gough describes how she first became involved, in the 1980s, in political life: Pamela Gough describes her start in politics. She won her first election by 20 votes! Pamela Gough (Ward 3 Councillor Candidate) describes her start in politics (Part 2) Here is a […]


Very impressed with Indigenous Cultural Competency Training session on April 18, 2017 at Mississauga Valley Community Centre

You can access the following message from Mississauga Culture at this link. The message reads: Indigenous Cultural Competency Training When: April 18, 2017 9 a.m. – noon Where: Mississauga Valley Community Centre, 1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd.   “We acknowledge that this land is situated within the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit […]


MPP Peter Milczyn Oct. 7, 2016 e-News Update – Including: “Possible Changes to OMB”

Click here for previous posts regarding Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn > [The following message is from MPP Peter Milczyn’s Constituency Office. I have not posted the images that are included with the message except for a few. However, a majority of the links are included; the ones not included can be found through a browser […]


Opening of new Toronto District School Board museum and archives; Talk by Duke Redbird Tuesday (March 15) at 6 pm and Thursday (March 17) at noon

A full description of the event can be accessed at this Myseum of Toronto link: DEBWEWIN (Truth) A Visual Representation of Contemporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Cultures – March 15 – March 17 The link reads: EBWEWIN (Truth) A Visual Representation of Contemporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Cultures March 15 – March 17 Eastern […]


Help Develop Ontario’s First Culture Strategy

The following message (my thanks to David Juliusson for passing it along to me) is from the Government of Ontario: Help Develop Ontario’s First Culture Strategy Government Hosting Culture Talks Across the Province Ontario is seeking input from across the province to develop its first culture strategy, which will set out a vision for arts […]


Significance of the late 1880s for New Toronto and the First Nations of western Canada

In a previous post, I’ve noted that by July 1, 1895, a radial railway extended all the way from Toronto to Etobicoke Creek in what is now south Etobicoke. The arrival of the railway had a significant impact on the population growth of Long Branch, New Toronto, and Mimico. The human story of the area began about 10,000 […]