Lorne Hill has lived in Kawartha Lakes for 20 years, having summered here since 1958. He’s written 6 books; dozens of academic articles and reports to municipalities; won two small prizes at the Stephen Leacock festival for amateurs and is a member of the Lindsay Writers Group.
University of Toronto, History, Emeritus
Professor and Chair of History Department at University of Toronto’s Faculty of Education; Department Head, Clarkson Secondary School, Clarkson Ontario; Assistant Head, Monarch Park Secondary School, Toronto Ontario; Educational Reviewer for the Books In Canada magazine; Director, Orillia NDP; Vice-president of Kawartha City Library Board; President, Lake Dalrymple Association for Environmental Protection; President, Lake Dalrymple Ratepayers Association; Patron, American School for Classical Studies; Member, Canadian Mediterranean Institute; Researcher, Canada Studies Foundation; Vice-president, Burlington Photographic Society; Author, co-author, editor and publisher of books, articles and short stories
1983 “CANADIANS WANTED: NO LIBERALS NEED APPLY’’ in The Reviewing Librarian, 8:3, March
1980 “BUG OFF, MR.CHIPS’’ in Books in Canada, 9:5, May
1979 “HOW TO KEEP IN TOUCH WITH A FEDERAL FANTASY’’ in Books in Canada, 8:3, March
1970 “THE WINNIPEG GENERAL STRIKE”, Beatrice Magder (Toronto: MacLean-Hunter) and “ECONOMIC NATIONALISM”, Barry Riddell (Toronto: MacLean- Hunter) in The Canadian Journal of History and Social Science, 5:2, March
1967 “GREAT BRITAIN SINCE 1688”, K. B. Smellie (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan) in History Newsletter, Jan.
Book Review Articles
1980 “CORE WARS; THE DESPERATE FIGHT FOR TERRITORIAL CONTROL IN OUR SCHOOLS’’ in Books in Canada, 9:7, Aug.-Sept.
“CLIO IN THE CLASSROOM’’ in Books in Canada, 9:3, March
1979 “PERIPHERAL TO THE CORES’’ in Books in Canada, 8:7, Aug./Sept.
“OTHER ERAS, OTHER OPTIONS’’ in Books in Canada, 8:3, March
1978 “SYLLABUS FOR SURVIVAL’’ in Books in Canada, 7:7, Sept.
1975 “CLIO WITH HER GIRDLE ON’’ in Books in Canada, 4:9, Sept.
2002 “HEALTH CARE IN ONTARIO: A BUMMER OF A HOSPITAL STAY”, The CANADIAN CENTRE FOR POLICY ALTERNATIVES, September
1992 “SABOTAGE — PART 2” in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, Fall 1992
“A RESPONSE TO SETH KLINE” in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, Spring
“SABOTAGE, SCAPEGOATS OR SUCKERS?” in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, Winter
1991“POLITICALLY CORRECT THOUGHT FOR HISTORY TEACHERS” in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, Spring
“WHO AM I?” in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, Fall
“HISTORICAL CONSCIOUSNESS” in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, Fall
1990 A RESPONSE TO “REFLECTIONS: A FIRST-YEAR TEACHER RECALLS THE YEAR’’ in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, Fall
“THAT BABY IS UGLY’’ in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, Fall
1987 “ROOTS OF THE CLASSICAL AGE: SOME SCHOLARLY VIEWS ON CHANGE AND CONTINUITY IN THE HISTORY OF ANCIENT GREECE’’ in THE ANCIENT WORLD, Autumn
“THE SKILL OF SEPARATING FACT FROM OPINION’’ in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, Autumn (See also ONTERIS)
“HOW I FAILED THE TAXONOMY TEST’’ in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, Spring (See also ONTERIS)
1985 “PRACTICE TEACHING DIARY’’ in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, Winter
1983 “HOW I SURVIVED ANOTHER PRACTICE- TEACHING SESSION’’ in TEACHER EDUCATION, 22, April OHASSTA Journal, 4:2, Winter
“FEUT-TORONTO HISTORY HEADS’ SURVEY’’ in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, 3:3, Spring (See also ONTERIS)
1981 “TEACHING IN 1991’’ in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, 2:4, Summer. Reprinted in FORUM and TEACHER EDUCATION
1980 “DEVELOPING SKILLS AND CONCEPTS’’ in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, 1:3, June
“RE-COOKING THE CURRICULUM’’ in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, 1:3, June
“CLIO SPEAKS’’ in RAPPORT, OHASSTA Journal, 1:3, June
1972 “THE ROLE OF THE DEPARTMENT HEAD IN EVALUATION’’ in CORRIDOR, OISE, Northwestern News letter, 14
1991 SECONDARY SCHOOL HISTORY TEACHING FOR COMPLETE, UTTER AND ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS, revised, 450 pages
1990 SECONDARY SCHOOL HISTORY TEACHING FOR COMPLETE, UTTER AND ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS
PHOTOGRAPHY AND DESIGN
1993 SAFETY MANUAL. CENTRE FOR BIOMATERIALS. University of Toronto, publisher and designer
1990 “LORNE HILL’S PHOTO OF THE MONTH’’, ABBEY’S OWN NEWSPAPER. January, February, March
2008-2014 MAPLEGROVE WEST NEWSLETTER, quarterly
2004 LOCAL LITERARY LAPSES, The Mariposa Writers’ Group, quarterly
2003-4 “THE MIND’S EYE”, The Mariposa Writers’ Group, quarterly,
1999 “ON THE ROCKS”. Lake Dalrymple Associations for Environmental Protection. author and editor. Vol. 5
1995-6 “ON THE ROCKS”, Lake Dalrymple Associations for Environmental Protection. author and editor. Vol. 4
1994 “ON THE ROCKS”, Lake Dalrymple Associations for Environmental Protection. Newsletter. Vol. 3, #1-3, Spring, Summer, Autumn. author and editor.
1993 “ON THE ROCKS”, Lake Dalrymple Associations for Environmental Protection. Newsletter. Vol. 2, #1, May, author and editor
1992 “ON THE ROCKS”, Lake Dalrymple Associations Newsletter. Vol. 1, #1-2, July and September, author and originator
1991 “THE BEACHER: THE NEWSLETTER FROM LAKE DALRYMPLE” Vol. 1, numbers 1-6, author and originator
“IT’S OUR LAKE AND OUR LIVES”, Lake Dalrymple Associations
“SAVE OUR ENVIRONMENT”, Lake Dalrymple 1980-1
“COMMENTS FROM CLIO” History Department Newsletter Vol. 1, numbers 1-4. author and originator
2001 PRESENTATION TO THE ONTARIO MUNICIPAL BOARD re Need to Revise the Aggregate and Planning Acts. March. 40 pages
1996 PRESENTATION TO MINISTER OF EDUCATION, HONOURABLE JOHN SNOBELEN re Plan to Regulate Excavation of Carden Plain. February 2.
1995 APPLICATION FOR FUNDING ASSISTANCE TO THE CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE FUND on behalf of Lake Dalrymple Association. November 14. Approved December.
1993 “FUTURE DIRECTIONS: A BRIEF TO THE SIMCOE COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT FOR THE OFFICIAL COUNTY PLAN” on behalf of Lake Dalrymple Associations For Environmental Protection. January 31, 1993. (Also presented to Victoria County, Mara, Dalton, Orillia and Rama Townships and environmental groups from Georgian Bay to Coboconk as well as provincial and federal ministries.)
1992 APPLICATION FOR LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO THE CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE FUND on behalf of Lake Dalrymple Associations. Application accepted. Sept. 1992
1972 A GUIDE TO THE STORY OF WESTERN MAN, with Ricker, J. and Saywell, J., (Toronto: Clark Irwin). Revised and reissued as TEACHER’S MANUAL FOR THE EMERGENCE OF EUROPE AND EUROPE AND THE MODERN WORLD, 1977.
1974 TWENTIETH CENTURY CANADA, with Conrad, M. and Ricker, J. (Toronto: Clark Irwin)
1980 THE CONTEMPORARY CULTURES OF CANADA’S NATIVE PEOPLES, (Toronto: J. M. Dent and Sons) a pamphlet
1980 MULTICULTURAL DOCUPAC, with Smith, G. (Toronto: J. M. Dent and Sons) a kit
1977 LET US LIVE: THE NATIVE PEOPLES OF CANADA, J. Embree, (Toronto: J. M. Dent and Sons) a book
1997 FACULTY FOLLIES: FEAR AND LOATHING AT A FACULTY OF EDUCATION (unpublished by order of the University of Toronto and Mr. Barry Prentice, lawyer)
2016-2021 A BOOK OF SHORT STORIES (unpublished)
2014- 2021 SINS OF THE MOTHERS: A MISSISSAUGA MEMOIR. (unpublished)
A HISTORY OF THE FILM INDUSTRY IN CANADA: THE AMERICAN TAKEOVER. (ABANDONNED)