Next meeting: Thursday, May 3, 2018

WTJHS Annual General Meeting

Please join us for our AGM – The agenda includes a summary of the WTJHS operation for 2017/18, the election of the executive committee for the 2018/19 season, the presentation of the financial report, plans and priorities for 2018/19 season, and an opportunity to address questions to the executive.

If you are interested in joining the Executive Committee and would like some more information on the vacant positions please send an e-mail to (junctionhistorical@gmail.com). Please title your e-mail – Executive Committee Opportunities.

This is your opportunity to interact with fellow members and to be part of the planning for the 2018/19 Season!

Please note the time changes:
• Set up and Social Time – 6:30 pm
• AGM – 7:00 pm
• Announcements and other WTJHS Business – 8:15 pm

 

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Past Event: Thursday, April 5, 2018

The Beginnings of the Canadian Auto
Industry – Part II

CCM Weston Road 1912

Local history enthusiast and storyteller, John Beram, returns with more on the early days of the auto industry in Canada, with special reference to the role of the Junction in the development of the industry.

Please note the time changes:
Set up and Social Time – 6:30 pm
Announcements – 7:00 pm
Presentation – 7:15 pm
Business Meeting – 8:15 pm

Location – Annette Street Library, Lower Level, 145 Annette Street

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Past Event: Thursday, March 1, 2018

More Tales of Toronto Transit

TTC trolley coach 9023 eastbound on Annette Street in front of the Annette Street Public Library. Photographer unknown
Source:  Ray Corley Collection – Canadian General Electric Photo 200155

Join local transit enthusiasts Trevor Parkins-Sciberras (WTJHS member) and David Reigate for an enjoyable and interesting presentation of the history of Toronto Transit with a focus on public transportation in the Junction neighbourhood. There will also be a display of wonderful Lego replicas of TTC vehicles.

Please note the time changes:
The Archives will open at 6:00 pm
Set up and Social Time – 6:30 pm
Announcements and Presentation – 7:00 pm
Business Meeting – 8:00 pm

Meeting Location – Annette Street Library, Lower Level, 145 Annette Street

 

 

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Past Event – Thursday, February 1, 2018

House Research Discoveries: the triumph and frustration, as told by our members

Bungalow built in a day – publicity stunt in 1921 by A. E. LePage. Source: City of Toronto Archives SC 244 32 30
‘date acquired’ 1989

Join WTJHS members as they share their discoveries and adventures in their house research project. Come and listen to members who will share their “tips and tricks” and adventures in house research.

At the Annette St. Library, Lower Level,
145 Annette Street, Toronto

The Archives will open at 6:00 pm
Set up and Social Time – 6:30 pm
Announcements and Presentation – 7:00 pm
Business Meeting – 8:00 pm

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