An occasional Newsletter from Preserved Stories.

Message from Preserve Our Special Town (POST) regarding Parliament Oak School redevelopment proposal in Niagara-on-the-Lake; public meeting live-streamed Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 at 6 pm

“The Medium of the Archive” is an article by Elizabeth Dauphinee which appears in Best Canadian Essays (2021); it’s a great article about the writing of history

What do we know about mass murder?; what do we know about the philosophy of justice?; and how do we go about dealing with evidence?

Comments from residents and developers regarding draft of new City of Toronto laneway housing bylaw: Part 3

I look at laneway housing, a broad topic with many facets, from a more general, abstract perspective than was the case when, in 2010, in connection with the former Parkview School in Long Branch, I first became interested in land use decision making

The City of Toronto has passed a new bylaw regarding laneway housing; comments made during the drafting are featured at this post (Part 1)

Message from Graeme Decarie to all his MCHS classes; plus a note about the fact that in many contexts, diplomacy in communications enhances human agency

An organization that purports to speak for taxpayers promotes an assimilationist approach to First Nations issues which I in my role as taxpayer find abhorrent