Summer time to remember life savers

This story was first published July 2013 There have been great scullers, oarsmen, swimmers and athletes who lived in the East End and on the Toronto Islands. There have been stories about shipwrecks in Lake Ontario, and of the sailors who nearly drowned, but were saved by a few people living around the islands and […]

Happy birthday, Canada

This issue, for Canada’s 150th birthday, I am writing about my great country – the land of my birth and, to me, the greatest country in the world. As an amateur historian, I thought I would write about some of the different parts of our history. Canada has gone through many changes since 1867, and […]

Remembering St. Denis on its 50th birthday

While it is the 150th birthday of our great country, Canada, St. Denis Roman Catholic School on Balsam Avenue is celebrating its 50th birthday. Did you know that at one time there was going to be a different name for St. Denis? It’s true. Originally, there used to be one Roman Catholic school in our […]