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The history of land-use planning in Regent Park reflects the worldwide history of land-use planning

A May 16, 2018 CBC article is entitled: “Decision quietly made by Toronto Community Housing sparks concern in Regent Park: TCH acknowledges it should have told residents sooner new developers could be moving in.” The concluding paragraphs of the article read: With the agency committing to be more transparent with its decisions, resident Michelle Basha […]

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CBC’s John Lancaster reports: Buyers will be told to keep ‘windows and exterior doors’ closed to cut down on noise from Metrolinx yard

An April 14, 2018 article by CBC’s John Lancaster, investigative reporter, is entitled: “City council approves controversial development that comes with noise warning to buyers: Buyers will be told to keep ‘windows and exterior doors’ closed to cut down on noise from Metrolinx yard.” The article notes: Even before Dunpar submitted the most recent changes, […]

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Toronto’s 1950s emergency housing: An informative, comprehensive overview by Kevin Brushett (2007)

Where will the people go? At a previous post, I’ve shared a PDF link for a paper entitled: “Where will the people go: Toronto’s Emergency Housing Program and the Limits of Canadian Social Housing Policy, 1944-1957 (2007).” This is a valuable paper. I’ve learned a tremendous amount from its overview of the history of Toronto-area postwar […]

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Graeme Decarie served as historical advisor and commentator for a 1993 NFB film about the Quiet Revolution in Quebec

A companion piece to the post you are now reading is entitled: Many changes have occurred in Cartierville where Malcolm Campbell High School was located from 1960s to late 1980s.  * This post concerns an early 1990s documentary about the history of Montreal. A leader in the English rights movement in those years, Graeme Decarie served as […]

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Question from Claire: Is this the same Cartierville School that I attended 1970-71 in its first year as a “French Immersion School”?

Updates – Part 1: Spiro Couris (please see Comment below) has noted that the school that Claire refers to was Elmgrove. Jean Anne Mason Ouelle, in an additional Comment, has also affirmed that the school was Elmgrove. By way of an additional update on the discussion, I also want to note that there has been a […]