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Two articles of interest from Jonathan Giggs for Mississauga South Historical Society newsletter. And: I support John Danahy as the next Ward 1 Councillor!

Following text (which I’ve broken into shorter paragraphs) is from Jonathan Giggs of Mississauga: First article: Completion of term for Ward 1 Councillor Mississauga Councillors appointed Dave Cook at the Council meeting on February 21 to complete the term as Ward 1 Councillor caused by the untimely death of Jim Tovey. Tovey died following a […]


Local historians preserve Etobicoke’s past for future generations: Oct. 5, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article

An Oct. 5, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “Local historians preserve Etobicoke’s past for future generations.” The article is by Cynthia Reason; the photo is by Justin Greaves of Metroland. The article is beautifully written. It starts with humour, continues with a relative newcomer to local history, and concludes with an amateur historian who’s […]


New Board of Directors at Small Arms Society features skills in archival research, event planning, cultural planning, marketing, and project management

I’ve discussed the Small Arms Society at a recent post, and will talk about the society in more detail later in the current post. Click here to access the Facebook Page of the Small Arms Society > On a related topic, I’ve recently had the occasion to think about leadership succession and other key ingredients for […]


The 2011 Parkview School story remains a source of inspiration and celebration for local residents in South Etobicoke

The Parkview School story remains a source of inspiration and celebration for local residents in South Etobicoke. The school in question, as we learned in October 2010, was being sold by the Toronto District School Board as the property was surplus to its needs. In the end, it was sold to the French public school […]


28 Daisy Avenue designation request from City of Toronto Staff accepted unanimously by Etobicoke York Community Council

At the Etobicoke York Community Council meeting on Feb. 26, 2013, following deputations from Denise Harris, Heritage Officer with the Etobicoke Heritage Society and Madeleine McDowell, Chair of the Humber Heritage Committee, the designation recommendation for 28 Daisy Avenue was unanimously accepted by the Community Council. This is good news for the community. We owe thanks […]


28 Daisy Avenue is on Etobicoke York Community Council agenda 10:15 am, Tues., Feb, 26, 2013

The link to the agenda can be found here. Denise Harris, Heritage Officer, Etobicoke Historical Society, writes: “I will be at the EYCC meeting on Tuesday to speak in support of the designation of 28 Daisy, especially since the Etobicoke Historical Society submitted the original application. No one opposed the designation at the Toronto Preservation […]


Junction historical society wins double praise

I was delighted to read a recent article celebrating the work of the West Toronto Junction Historical Society (WTJHS). The society recently received two Toronto Heritage awards. The article, Lisa Rainford in the Bloor West Villager for October 26, 2012, concludes with the following information about the society: “WTJHS meetings take place on the first Thursday […]