Born during the Spanish flu in 1918, James Henderson is now recovering from COVID-19 in hospital. He is quite probably the only still living employee of Research Enterprises Limited, which operated in Leaside during World War II. Leaside Life covered the celebration of his 100th birthday in the February 2019 issue. The family home on Parklea, which he bought in 1945, sold last year, and James no longer lives in Leaside, but continues to think of himself as a Leasider. Can anyone beat 104? Let us know at .
John Masterson and his 132nd Scout Group are trooping with trees at Leaside Presbyterian
It’s that time of year again! Early snowflakes dancing! Scouts selling Christmas trees! And John Masterson sporting his famous moustache at Leaside Presbyterian Church! Scouts at Leaside Presbyterian, annual Christmas tree sales, and John Masterson …more
More than 50 Ironman competitions for Leaside’s top-performing couple
Leaside’s Ironman couple, Brandon and Fiona Whitby, will once again challenge the World Championships in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii in early October. Remarkably, this will be Brandon’s seventh and Fiona’s fifth time participating in the event traditionally …more
Yo, Bucko, Window Hog – vacate my space!
My mood was cantankerous. Cranky. Crotchety. Quarrelsome, even. I was walking down Bayview trying to find a café or restaurant to sit down, secure my coffee fix and get to work. I had urgent, important …more