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Great Sucess!

Nick, who helped organized last weekend’s empties donation for Leukemia, reports that over $2000.00 was raised at the Dougall Ave. Beer Store alone. A big thank you goes out to everyone who dropped by and donated their empties to the cause, and a big thank you goes…
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Guaranty Trust Building

At the corner of University & Victoria is this unassuming TD Bank branch with a lot of history. Opened in June, 1948 as the new home of the Guaranty Trust of Canada. The building was designed by Toronto Architects Allward and Gouinlock. Hugh Allward, was the son of legendary Canadian sculptor Walter Allward, who is best known for the Canadian War Memorial at Vimy Ridge. Around the back of…
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Bottle Drive This Weekend

Don’t forget to bring your empties back for a good cause this weekend: Returns for Leukemia Research is a fundraising initiative of The Beer Store and its employee union, UFCW Local 12R24, to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. On the…

City Hall

Closing out the week, we might as well do another postcard… Today is a card I have never seen before running across a copy on eBay recently.. It is a colour photo of the old City Hall. Although you can’t see it in the image above, the cars in the lot beside city hall look to be of the late 1940’s variety, so this shot is probably from the early years of the 1950’s. An…
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The Hiram Walker Historical Museum

The Hiram Walker Historical Musuem Windsor, Ontario, Canada Installed in the old Francois Baby House, the earliest brick house in the Northwest, dating back to 1811. The Baby House was restored by Hiram Walker and Sons and depictis early life in the district This postcard…