Monthly Archives: November 2008

TD Bank Site

November 28, 2008
TD Bank Site

Photo c. John Stefani Demolition got serious on the TD Bank site last week while I was away on vacation. In my absence I asked my field correspondent John Stefani, to grab his camera and keep an eye on things until I got back. Photo c. John Stefani John did just that, and he...

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Tick Tock…

November 27, 2008
Tick Tock…

The death fences are up, and the clock is ticking down on the old Prince of Wales public school. Once a key part of the surrounding neighbourhood, in the nearly two decades since its closure, the neighbourhood has nearly vanished. Most of the houses right near the school have given way to acres and...

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Walker Machine Shop – Then & Now

November 26, 2008
Walker Machine Shop – Then & Now

This old ad from 1952, shows the Walker Machine Shop at 3988 Riberdy Rd. Years later the building is still there, and still in use as a small shop, it is home to R & D Precision Gauge.

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Blog Awards and Photo Shows…

November 25, 2008
Blog Awards and Photo Shows…

2008 CANADIAN BLOG AWARDS It’s time once again for the 2008 Canadian Blog Awards. As you know, International Metropolis was the runner up last year for the “Best Local Blog”. This year International Metropolis has been nominated in two different categories: Best Local Blog (once again) http://cdnba.wordpress.com/vote-2008/best-local-blog/ and Best Blog http://cdnba.wordpress.com/vote-2008/best-blog/ If you would...

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Calendar Sales

November 24, 2008

Heh… Looks like I initally forgot to actually put up the rest of the details… Sorry about that, I was out of town for the last week, and I’m just getting everything sorted out. Everything is all set now, and you can purchase copies though the Bookstore, or by clicking the calendar on the...

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