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Colette Slone has initiated a heritage trees project in support of apple orchard at Lakeshore Hospital Grounds

Colette Slone initiated a heritage trees project with an email sent out on Nov. 11, 2012. If you wish to help her with the project (outlined below), please contact her through the Preserved Stories website. She is interested in nominating the apple orchard the Lakeshore Hospital Grounds following procedures outlined at the Trees Ontario website. David Switzer […]

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Toronto Family History: For King and Country online link (with thanks to Ward 3, TDSB Trustee Pamela Gough)

Ward 3, Toronto District School Board Trustee Pamela Gough <Pamela.Gough@tdsb.on.ca> has shared the following link: For King and Country — A project to transcribe the war memorials in Toronto schools A.J. Casson of the Group of Seven was the artist who designed the illuminated lists of Canadian soldiers (former students) displayed in schools, including in […]

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Beware of energy scammers going door to door

Updates Please Note: Additional updates are at: Scams and scamming updates and related topics An April 12, 2013 article in The Toronto Star begins with the following headline: “Ontario cracks down on door-to-door water heater sales.” The subhead reads: “Province to introduce legislation to increase cool-off period for consumers who are approached by aggressive sales […]

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Connectedness comes from a key minority of nodes: Communication power (2009) and The information (2011)

Communication power (2009) by Manuel Castells is concerned with empirical evidence and political communication theories. I was impressed when I encountered  the description by Peter Burke (2005) of how Castells has conceptualized city life and cities in the context of postmodernity. Castells has remarked that ‘The city is everywhere and in everything,’ and that networks constitute […]

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Pankaj Mishra describes the arrival of modernity in South Asia

The arrival of modernity has occurred at different times in different places. Prior to postmodernity, as Burke (2005) has noted, modernity held the stage. Charles Taylor, in Malaise of modernity (1992), highlights the cultural origins of modernity. Theodore Rabb, in The last days of the Renaissance and the path to modernity (2006) also outlines the steps to modernity. With regard to […]