Category Archives: activities

castles in the air

Toronto. Yesterday, the EU placed in law the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which is similar to our own CASL (Canadian Anti-Spam Law) which was initiated July 1, 2014 and gave us two years to comply. A security company called … Continue reading

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an ode to volunteers everywhere

Toronto. When you think about it, tasks are expensive. We at the PHSC could not last without our collection of truly talented volunteers. Take for example our journal. Bob Lansdale is a professional photographer – and an editor and  publisher. … Continue reading

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Marge Addison, the first PHSC Membership Secretary

Toronto. We were saddened to learn that the first membership secretary of the PHSC has passed away.  Marge held the post from 1974 to 1981. She was membership secretary in 1975 when I joined the PHSC. She and husband Jack … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Everyone!

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Trouble Finding Photo or Camera Collector Societies?

Toronto. Our society (PHSC) has been in continuous operation for over 43 years. We are fortunate to have an enthusiastic and talented core of people willing to volunteer and do much of the heavy lifting. We offer monthly meetings (except … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Canada!

Toronto. Member Harold Staats felt we should honour Canada Day this year with a portrait of Sir John A MacDonald, our first Prime Minister in 1867. This portrait was taken by our most famous photographic studio, Willam Notman. Notman began … Continue reading

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Visiting the Family Camera Exhibit at the ROM

Toronto.  Both Bob Lansdale and Wayne Gilbert were a bit under the weather Tuesday night (May 30th), so Carol’s cousin Al dropped me off at Kipling Subway and I came to the ROM via the better way. Fortunately as I walked … Continue reading

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Fun Time at our Spring Fair

Toronto. Sunday was a great day! We had a terrific time at the spring fair on a warm and sunny day in Toronto. The attendance was steady and strong, the dealers enjoyed a brisk business, and we had a great … Continue reading

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Letter from Manitoba

Toronto. We pride ourselves in having members across Canada and world-wide. Ed James has been a member for many years and is a devout collector as the following photo suggests. In the Oct/Nov 2015 edition of the magazine Our Canada, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Everyone!

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