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Summer weather

July 21, 2015

By Jennifer Weymark/Archivist Summer weather is finally here and Lakeview Park is the place to be to beat the heat. In 1924, children beat the heat on the beach and the brave [...]

Is climate change affecting you?

July 14, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist This past winter, with the windchill, the temperature twice went down to -40 C (which is also -40 F). Having just moved into a three-bedroom [...]

So grateful to be living in Canada

July 1, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist Probably like a lot of readers, I wasn’t born in Canada. My parents had the wisdom and foresight to bring their young children here in 1950. I was [...]

Summer is here

June 23, 2015

By Jennifer Weymark/Archivist Summer is officially here! This photograph comes from a photo album full of images of summer at Lakeview Park in the 1930s. [...]

Greatest gift? Being a father

June 16, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist The greatest gift I ever had came from God: I call him Dad. I am fortunate to still have my dad at 93. He has shown his love in so many ways: in his [...]

A piece of land on the lake

June 9, 2015

By Jennifer Weymark/Archivist One of the oldest items we have in the archival collection is a land deed. The deed is for the sale of 200 acres of lot 7 on the Broken Front [...]

Is it time to retire?

June 2, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist At only 49 years old, Justice Minister Peter MacKay joined a growing list of federal politicians who have recently retired. Before the rules change this [...]

Gas explosion

May 26, 2015

By Jennifer Weymark/Archivist Gas explosion at 179 King Street East while drilling for natural gas. The boiler was blown on the property of T.H. Everson at 171 King Street [...]

Fed up and can’t take much more!

May 26, 2015

By Bill Fox/Columnist Every time I drive on Highway 407, I think of how terrible it is that we Ontario taxpayers don’t own it any longer. What a cash cow it could have [...]
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