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South Long Branch Jane’s Walk went beautifully

We had a great Jane’s Walk in South Long Branch on Sunday, May 6, 2012 — about eighty people (conservative estimate) were there. The weather was great, and our portable amplifier from Long & McQuade worked beautifully. We owe many thanks to Councillor Mark Grimes’ office for suggesting that we organize Jane’s Walks in Long Branch this […]

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Barn in background of 1920s Long Branch photo appears to be located on the Smith homestead

(Photo credit: Doris Durance. © Durance family and Robert Lansdale.) Left to right in photo above:  Connie Durance, Cyril Durance, George Durance, Rene Durance, and Florence Morrel. We owe thanks to Barbara Durance for sharing this photo, taken about 1925, with us. The image we have posted is from a 3-inch wide, highly faded photo from the 1920s. Robert […]

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Wetlands are wonderful, or not, depending on which side of Etobicoke Creek you’re standing upon

  By way of background regarding the Lakeview Waterfront Connection project, I’m pleased to share with you the following for the public meeting — held on Feb 23, 2012 — which I found highly inspiring.   The Mississauga side is developing wetlands using landfill. This will involve what are described as significant savings in financial […]

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This project is called the Lakeview Waterfront Connection

We’re pleased to have the opportunity to share the following message, recently forwarded to us by Councillor Grimes’ office:   Hello, Credit Valley Conservation on behalf of the Region of Peel and with the support of the City of Mississauga and Toronto and Region Conservation is embarking on a project involving the creation of a new […]

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A Jane’s Walk will be held in Long Branch on Sunday, May 6, 2012 starting at 10:30 am in Marie Curtis Park

We’ve registered a Jane’s Walk, with a 10:30 am start at the East Parking Lot at Marie Curtis Park, for Sunday, May 6, 2012. We owe many thanks to Councillor Grimes’ office for suggesting that we organize this walk, and for providing details about the Jane’s Walk registration process. We owe thanks as well to […]

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Colonial powers stripped those cultures they intended to exploit of heritage, pride, and self-identity

I came across Europe and the people without history by reading a citation about it in Karolyn Smardz Frost (2007). The citation notes that Eric Wolf (1982) “demonstrated how colonial powers stripped those cultures they intended to exploit of heritage, pride, and self-identity” (Frost 2007, p. 355). That’s an apt description. Wolf describes specified political and […]