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The Month That Was - October 1932

Only Oshawa Men to Work in City
October 10th, 1932

Mayor Ernie Marks received a report this morning to the effect that eight men, residents of East Whitby, a gang employed on excavation work for the Ontario Shore Gas Company, were employed on Simcoe Street and that men of Oshawa who applied to be employed could not obtain work. 802 more words



Kenwyn is the name given to one of the two junior houses at Gresham’s School. Crossways was the other one and that is now a girls’  house. 1,065 more words

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Open Day at the Historic Eastbourne House - this Saturday 4th October

Many local people will be interested in the developments at Eastbourne House, Yardley Road. There was much relief that this beautiful Victorian building with many of its original features intact, has been conserved and it now houses a new music school. 66 more words


Accessing local history journals

One of the great strengths of local history is that it is one the few subjects where amateurs and professionals can produce work of equal value. 277 more words

Shared Path with Carrying-Place First Nations

Plaques highlight the First Nations stories relating to the Humber watershed. Back in October 2011 at an official ceremony representatives of the Six Nations of the Grand River, the Mississaugas of the New Credit and the Huron-Wendat First Nation were joined by folk from Heritage Toronto and Toronto and Region Conservation at Etienne Brule Park on the Humber River. 75 more words

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Honouring the Mississaugas

On September 28th Heritage Mississauga unveiled a commemorative plaque at Stavebank Road South at the harbour in Port Credit.  This recognizes the members of the… 299 more words

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