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Lively, well-attended groundbreaking ceremony at Small Arms Building, June 17, 2017

A well-attended June 17, 2017 event at the historic Small Arms Inspection Building in Mississauga began with a series of lively presentations, followed by a most enjoyable groundbreaking ceremony. The ceremony marks the beginning of the repurposing of the historic Small Arms Building as a creative hub, which – as noted in a 2017 City […]

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Inspiration Lakeview and the Small Arms Building repurposing project are an inspiration for people around the world

I much value the support that has been expressed from time to time by local residents,  for the work that I do in sharing a few stories, when I have time, at the Preserved Stories website. The ‘four sisters’ story (I think there were four towers, but could be wrong) in Lakeview appears to be […]

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Seeking information: Wartime and postwar housing at Small Arms Ltd. in Lakeview and elsewhere

Please note that subsequent posts include: Where will the people go: Toronto’s Emergency Housing Program and the Limits of Canadian Social Housing Policy, 1944-1957 Ted Long shares photos from the Long Branch army camp in the 1950s; with comments from Ted Long & Garry Burke Life at the Long Branch Army Camp, long, long ago! […]

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Highly successful In Situ event at Small Arms Building in Mississauga, Oct. 27 to 29, 2016: Great turnout, great sense of organization

I am delighted that I had the opportunity, on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, to attend an In Situ event at the Small Arms Building in Mississauga. We were impressed with the turnout, the enthusiasm, and the great sense of organization. The event appealed to groups of all ages. It was clear that every detail […]

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New 3-minute video from Heritage Mississauga features Small Arms Ltd. wartime munitions plant in Lakeview

This post – along with future posts featuring interviews that I recorded on Aug. 25, 2016 – is concerned with an impressive, engaging 3-minute YouTube video about the Small Arms Ltd. munitions factory that was located in Lakeview, Mississauga just west of Long Branch during the Second World War. The Small Arms Building along with a […]

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In Situ, a multi arts festival at the Small Arms Building in Mississauga, will take place Oct. 27 to 29, 2016

Click here for previous posts about the Small Arms Building >     The following information is from a Facebook post announcing a public Festival hosted by the Small Arms Society: In Situ is a multi-arts festival taking place in October at the Small Arms Building in Mississauga. The event will feature live music, live […]

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Mississauga positioning itself to take ownership of historic Small Arms building – June 17, 2016 Mississauga News

A June 17, 2016 Mississauga News article is entitled: “Mississauga positioning itself to take ownership of historic Small Arms building.” The opening paragraphs read: Rich in history and a positioned at a geographical hotspot in Mississauga, the Small Arms building in Lakeview is inching closer to becoming a creative hub for environmental sciences, technology, arts […]

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Small Arms Society Update – We Need Your Help – Message from Diane LaPointe-Kay, President, Small Arms Society

Click here for previous posts regarding the Small Arms Society > I am pleased to have the opportunity to share with you the following message from Diane LaPointe-Kay, President, Small Arms Society: Dear Friends of the Small Arms Building, On Wednesday June 15th, at the City of Mississauga – General Committee, the Mayor and Members of Council […]