Speaking of things …

Toastmasters 2013 Fall Conference in Thunder Bay by Brian G. Spare Have you ever thought of being a public speaker? Or getting up in front of a group and speaking with confidence? If so, Toastmasters is for you. Ralph C. Smedley held the first meeting of “The Toastmasters Club” in the basement of the YMCAContinue reading “Speaking of things …”

The Eaton’s Building – A New Life?

A local architect’s big idea for the downtown centrepiece. by Brian G. Spare In 1869, Timothy Eaton opened his department store in Toronto. It offered people a different shopping experience in that they could now go to one store to buy furniture, appliances, clothing, cosmetics, sporting and yard goods, notions and groceries. Timothy Eaton’s goalContinue reading “The Eaton’s Building – A New Life?”