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Scott Munro (MCHS ’63) has added a comment regarding the physiography of the Humber River

Scott Munro (MCHS ’63), a member of the MCHS 2015 Event Committee, has added a comment to a previous post. The topic concerns land formation processes that have occurred tens of thousands of years ago where Old Mill Toronto is now located. In geological time, the Old Mill site was once under a glacier whose thickness was […]


Beware the waterfront trail to the west of the Humber River; many collisions have occurred along the trail

In an earlier post, I’ve noted that driving in Toronto requires your full attention, and the fines for distracted driving are substantial. The caption to the photo on the right highlights the story. In the current post, I want to bring your attention to some features of the Humber River. 1) Humber River runs close by […]


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 […]


October 1, 2015 is the deadline to register by cheque for MCHS ’60s Reunion taking place at Old Mill Toronto on Saturday, October 17

How to register for the MCHS ’60s Reunion and Celebration of the ’60s The reunion takes place on October 17, 2015 starting at 6:00 pm at Old Mill Toronto at 21 Old Mill Rd, Toronto (416) 236-2641. As of August 20, 2015 we have forty-six (46) people who are registered and a number of people who have […]


Summary by Barbara Spyropoulos of March 23, 2015 planning meeting regarding Étienne Brûlé and Wendat Project

An earlier post provides a back story regarding the Étienne Brûlé and Wendat Project: The year 2015 marks the 400th anniversary of Étienne Brûlé’s expedition from Orillia to Lake Ontario in 1615 The following text – which has been prepared by Barbara Spyropoulos of 12 Division, Toronto Police Service – can also be accessed as a Word file: SUMMARY […]


Oct 18, 2015

We are planning to meet for Brunch at 11:00 am on October 18, 2015, the day after the reunion, at the Old Mill Toronto Dining Room: Meet for Sunday Brunch Buffet at Old Mill Toronto We have reserved a table for 20 for now; we will adjust the numbers as required. The buffet is $34.95. […]


MCHS 2015 organizing committee met in Kitchener on Feb. 4, 2015. Steve Shein joined us for the meeting.

Attending the Feb. 4, 2015 organizing committee meeting in Kitchener were Scott Munro, Peter Mearns, Steve Shein, and Jaan Pill. The snowy weather prevented Gina (Davis) Cayer – who was flying home from the U.S. – and Lynn (Hennebury) Legge – who would have been driving from London, Ontario – from attending. We welcome all […]