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Chapter 3: The War

This is Chapter 3 in Graeme’s Decarie’s Autobiography Stories, which he is writing for his children. Click here for previous posts regarding Autobiography Stories – Graeme Decarie > The War “Mrs. Danielson, what’s war?” It was September of 1939, and I’d heard the grown-ups and the man on the radio talking about this thing called […]


Etobicoke and 1812: Presentation on May 16, 2012 by Denise Harris

I’m pleased to share with you information about a talk that Denise Harris will be presenting at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at the Mimico Centennial Library. Her topic is Etobicoke and 1812. Dennis Harris is president of the Etobicoke Historical Society. Her lecture, based on extensive research, will focus on the impact of the […]


Long Branch: A Jane’s Walk Bike Tour – another outstanding Jane’s Walk event, led by David Juliusson on May 6, 2018

Click here for previous posts about Jane’s Walk > I much enjoyed a recent heritage ride entitled “Long Branch: A Jane’s Walk Bike Tour,” led by David Juliusson with the support, and backing, of the Etobicoke South Cycling Committee and the Long Branch Neighbourhood Association. The event took place on May 6, 2018 starting at […]


Third Stop – Heritage Tree at Park Blvd. & Long Branch Ave.: May 5, 2018 Jane’s Walk

A May 2, 2018 Etobicoke Guardian article, highlighting a key feature of the Third Stop, is entitled: “Long Branch’s towering red oak designated a Heritage Tree: Heritage Trees are protected by one-of-a-kind bylaw in Ontario.” A ceremony was held on April 30, 2018, as the article notes, at which a 200-year-old red oak tree, at […]