Yesterday & Today: Up, Up and Away
By Tim Lambrinos
In 1958, a brand-new elementary school opened on Gulfstream Road, in the heart of a newly built subdivision named Woodview. Prior to development, Matthew Griffith and Charlie Grubbe ran large agricultural operations on the land. All new streets around the school were named afte...
Emery’s Poet Laureate
This month, Dr. Laurence Hutchman was designated with the title as Poet Laureate of Emery. Hutchman was a student at Gulfstream Public School and Emery Collegiate Institute in the 1960’s. He went on to become a professor who taught English Literature at several Canadian universities. He recei...
Emery’s Big Reunion May 2016
By Sean Delaney
Emery Collegiate Institute is one of the two area high schools (along with St. Basil’s College), that provides secondary schooling to our community’s teenagers. In its heyday, Emery regularly had more than 2,000 students enrolled per year.
Since the opening of the schoo...
Yesterday and Today: Donovan Ruddock
Ruddock’s maturing ambition beyond belief
By Tim Lanbrinos
The Emery Village BIA Arts and Heritage Committee endorses naming rights in commemorating our community’s builders, artists, musicians, politicians, community leaders, original pioneers and sports heroes.
This is why our commun...