Tag Archives: history

Canadian Historical Photographs

Toronto. George Dunbar dropped me an email the first of the week. George says, “A wonderful collection of historical photographs can be viewed at the Mahone Bay Museum (Nova Scotia) and web site” And it is indeed a wonderful site. … Continue reading

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Photographic Publishing in Canada – Review

Our March speaker, Norm Rosen, spoke on the status of photographic magazine publishing today in Canada. Norm is the current editor of Photo News. He spoke with great enthusiasm about the business of publishing photography magazines in Canada. Norm graduated … Continue reading

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Soviet Photo Magazine Online

Toronto. Russ Forfar, one of our speakers this year, a long time member of the PHSC and a frequent table holder at our fairs, sent me an interesting email late last month on a Russian Photography magazine. The Open Culture … Continue reading

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Review of Kodak Canada presentation last February

Toronto. I wrote the following review of our Toronto meeting last February when Alison Skyrme presented her overview of Kodak Canada and some other items in the Ryerson University Archives (Love that Kodak). In spite of the sniffles season and … Continue reading

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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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