Blogs from the friends of Egerton Ryerson. Interested in submitting a blog? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
As an alumnus my best media and public relations advice is to keep the Ryerson University name. Those imbued and...Read More
Lynn McDonald: Ryerson’s 1847 Report on “Industrial Schools”: Is It the “Smoking Gun” Linking Him to Residential Schools?
Denouncers of Egerton Ryerson like to cite his 1847 report on “industrial schools” as the ”smoking gun” that links him...Read More
It appears that the only excuse for changing the name of Ryerson University after 73 years is the mistaken notion...Read More
Now that Ryerson University President Mohamed Lachemi has the name change process well underway I want to remind him that...Read More
Was Egerton Ryerson the bad person he has been portrayed? Did he have a role to play in the maltreatment...Read More
Len Fortune, Dip. Phot Arts, Ryerson Institute of Technology, assistant general manager Toronto Sun (ret.) TRC ambassador, Niagara (Anglican) Diocese
RYERSON’S LETTER RESURRECTED After 51 years, either in mothballs or lost, Egerton Ryerson’s 1847 letter to George Vardon returned to...Read More
A retired high school history teacher, in signing the letter to provincial officials, described himself as wanting to join the...Read More