41st Lecture Series
- From today's Globe and Mail
Pave paradise and put up a parking lot
"Meanwhile, just a bit to the east, on a secluded stretch known around
Parkdale as Yankee Beach, for its role in the War of 1812, Mr. Brook of
the PRA says the parks department is considering a pair of requests to
fence off stretches of about a hundred metres of waterfront land (about
30 per cent of the waterfront in question) on either end of the beach,
to be used by the Boulevard Club and the Toronto Sailing and Canoe Club
for private sailboat launches and boat storage."
Now is it just me or does this sound completely nuts to anyone else? Why
now of all times to be entertaining such a half-fast idea as converting
the public beach where the U.S. forces landed in April 1813 to private
- Seconded with thanks.
From: WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com [mailto:WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com] On
Behalf Of glifencible
Sent: April 21, 2006 11:45 PM
Subject: [WarOf1812] 41st Lecture Series
Thanks 41st guys, and great job Vic! Huzzah!
The War of 1812: In Europe, thousands fought over the fate of hundreds
of square miles: in North America, hundreds determined the fate of
THOUSANDS of square miles...
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