Category Archives: program

PHSC Meetings 2016-7

Toronto. Programme Chair Les Jones has done his usual superlative job lining up our Toronto program right through to June of this year and our celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. Les mentioned to us at our February executive meeting that the May 2017 program … Continue reading

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Show and Tell 2016

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, December 21, 2016: Show and Tell, Gift Exchange, Silent Auction That time of the year again! Merry Christmas everyone! Sonja Pushchak drew up this image to announce our coming meeting. It is a tradition for the PHSC … Continue reading

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My Toronto – Photo Laureate Geoffrey James

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, November 16, 2016 Geoffrey James: My Toronto Our speaker is well known photographer Geoffrey James. Born in Wales, Mr James became the first Photo-laureate of Toronto. The position began on March 31, 2016 and continues for three years. … Continue reading

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Your Photo is in the Mail

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, October 19, 2016 Mike Smith: Your Photo is in the Mail Our speaker is well known author Mike Smith from the world of postcard collectors. Tonight he will speak on the Goderich postcard photographer Reuben R. … Continue reading

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A History of the Future 20160921 – a Review

A delightful night for the PHSC. Our host for the presentations was Joanna Beyersbergen of Ryerson. We had two key speakers: Bob Wilson of the PHSC on the history of stereo and 4th year Ryerson student Marissa Frosst on the … Continue reading

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PHSC Monthly Presentations for balance of 2016

Toronto. We welcome the return of author and sports photographer  Les Jones as our Programs Co-ordinator. This Les’s second round in programs. His tenures have been marked by the variety of speakers he has chosen and the organization of the … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Ryerson

Toronto. Our first fall meeting – September 21, 2016 – will be held at Ryerson, and NOT the usual North York Gold Room location. The topic “A History of the Future” will be presented at the Ryerson Digital Media Experience Lab, … Continue reading

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Lorne Shields and the Velocipede in 3D

Toronto. We had a relatively big turnout Wednesday to hear Lorne’s talk.  Bob Lansdale counted some 50+ members and public in attendance. Lorne is a well-known and respected authority on bicycle history who has spoken widely in North America and Europe … Continue reading

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Remember to Remember

Tom Bochsler was our speaker at the April 20, 2016 meeting. Tom took us on a journey back in time to honour fallen Canadian soldiers of the two world wars in France and Belgium. Mr Bochsler is a noted photographer and … Continue reading

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The Toronto CN Tower turns 40

NEXT TORONTO MEETING: Wed, June 15, 2016 Robert C. Lansdale: Visual History of the CN Tower Construction. The CN Tower is one of our proudest landmarks but Canadians treat it with little fanfare. Other countries are quick to boast about their special … Continue reading

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