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Great question from Shirley (Taitelbaum) Gravenor: Who was Marcel Laurin, and when was the Laurentian Blvd. changed to Marcel Laurin Blvd.?

A great question recently has come our way: Who was Marcel Laurin, and when was Laurentian Blvd. changed to Marcel Laurin? The question is from Shirley (Taitelbaum) Gravenor (MCHS 1976), a key player in the organizing of a July 4, 2018 MCHS 1976 mini-reunion in Montreal: Planning is underway for an MCHS 1976 mini-reunion at […]

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Trump / Russia: A Definitive History (2018): An apt companion piece to Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (2015)

Trump / Russia: A Definitive History (2018): An apt companion piece to Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (2015) Updates A July 13, 2018 Atlantic article is entitled: “The Russians Who Hacked the 2016 Election: Robert Mueller’s latest indictment reaches back to the origin story for the investigation into interference.” A Dec. 8, 2018 Guardian […]

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I became interested in The Water Will Come (2017) after I heard that Miami real estate agents are decrying the talk of disappearing coastlines

At a previous post, I spoke about concerns expressed (as I understand) by Miami, Florida real estate agents, about people talking about receding coastlines. Such talk is bad for business, as I understand; if you want to keep waterfront land prices high, you don’t go around decrying rising waters. An email from Scott Munro (who graduated from […]

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TRCA 2018 Report Card for Etobicoke Creek refers to ‘limited and often outdated stormwater management infrastructure’

Toronto and Region Conservation has issued eleven Report Cards for watersheds under its jurisdiction. Click here to access the 2018 TRCA Report Card for Etobicoke Creek > Click here to access the other TRCA 2018 Watershed Report Cards > Click here for previous posts at Preserved Stories website regarding Etobicoke Creek > Below is a screenshot of […]

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Richard J. Evans’s trilogy and related 2015 text offers a valuable historical overview of Nazi Germany

Richard J. Evans’s Nazi Germany trilogy along with The Third Reich in History and Memory (2015) is strongly evidence-based, and is presented within a framework that is well-reasoned and well-informed by the available historiography. A Jan. 4, 2016 review by Christopher E. Mauriello, Salem State University, of The Third Reich in History and Memory (2015), […]