Tag Archives: history

Paris in the Springtime

Toronto. Bievres, France is famous for its Photography Fairs. On June 3 and 4 of June, 2017 the community is hosting its 54th show. I recently received this email’ ” The 54th Bievres International Photo fair will take place on 3 … Continue reading

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Fading slowly in the Fading Light

Toronto. Those of us who feel sympathetic towards  the history of people – and places – lament the transformation of an old city into a modern metropolis. In the summer of 1980, I worked at Bloor and Yonge making it a … Continue reading

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Canada and the Great War 1916

Toronto. Lampton House in the west end of Toronto is hosting a talk by John Beram called “Canada and the Great War 1916” on November 10, 2016 from 7:30pm to 9:00pm. My thanks to Ms Joy Cohnstaedt of the Heritage York group.

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Fort York

Toronto. Fort York predates Toronto. Burnt in the beginning of the war of 1812, it was rebuilt the following year (1813). Today, the fort, relocated just north of Lakeshore just east of the CNE grounds, is a popular tourist destination. … Continue reading

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Everything Old is New Again III

Toronto. As mentioned earlier, our society is being revitalized. A new Toronto programme, a new layout for Photographic Canadiana, and now a revitalized pdf newsletter. The next issue of  the 16 year old newsletter will be called simply News. The … Continue reading

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PHSC Newsletter 16-3

Toronto. Editor David Bridge timed this nifty and informative edition to be issued a few days before our sixth annual trunk sale (held in memory of the late Larry Boccioletti). In addition to announcing the trunk sale, held this past Sunday, … Continue reading

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CN Tower and Robert C Lansdale in the news.

Toronto. For our June meeting we had the pleasure of hosting Robert C Lansdale’s iconic history of the building of the CN Tower in this its 40th anniversary year. It was a two hour power-point show capped off with an … Continue reading

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Portrait of an artist dying intestate

Toronto. Stephen Bulger of the Stephen Bulger Gallery is presenting an exhibition of some 40 Vivian Maier photographs. What is unusual is that the exhibition is free but no photographs will be sold in spite of the prints being made … Continue reading

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PHSC Newsletter 16-2

Toronto. Another nifty newsletter opus by editor David Bridge. Two big events this month – Robert C Lansdale’s illustrated talk on the construction 40 years ago of the CN Tower, and our Estate Auction sale – are covered. My report on … Continue reading

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6th Annual Trunk Sale

Toronto. In memory of the late Larry Boccioletti, one of the three founders of the PHSC, we are hosting the sixth annual trunk sale  this July 17, 2016. Larry started out holding the sale in his back yard shortly after … Continue reading

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