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In 1980, 2% of Peel’s neighbourhoods were considered low-income. Now, 52% of Peel’s neighbourhoods are considered low-income.

An early January (Jan. 4, I believe) 2018 tweet from United Way Peel @Unitedwaypeel reads: In 1980, 2% of Peel’s neighbourhoods were considered low-income. Now, 52% of Peel’s neighbourhoods are considered low-income. Learn more about income inequality in Peel Region: … Continue reading

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Urban Toronto’s Growth to Watch For Takes Stock of Toronto’s West End: Feb. 8, 2017 Urban Toronto article

A Feb. 8, 2017 Urban Toronto article is entitled: “UT’s Growth to Watch For Takes Stock of Toronto’s West End.” The article includes a link to a Jan. 20, 2017 Urban Toronto article entitled: “Growth to Watch For 2017: South … Continue reading

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Help Develop Ontario’s First Culture Strategy

The following message (my thanks to David Juliusson for passing it along to me) is from the Government of Ontario: Help Develop Ontario’s First Culture Strategy Government Hosting Culture Talks Across the Province Ontario is seeking input from across the … Continue reading

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Switching from one task to another

In previous posts I’ve discussed the topic of how we learn: The research defies what we’ve been told: How We Learn (2014) and The Handbook of Language Socialization (2014) Mindfulness stands in contrast to mindlessness Memories are malleable – capable … Continue reading

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Even after adjusting for income, left-leaning metros tend to have worse income inequality and less affordable housing: Oct. 29, 2014 Atlantic

I much enjoy reading about evidence-based research, which occasionally gives rise to conclusions that may appear counterintuitive. An Oct. 29, 2014 Atlantic article is of interest, in this regard. The article is entitled: “Why Middle-Class Americans Can’t Afford to Live … Continue reading

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David Hulchanski’s “Three Cities Within Toronto” map closely matches the Oct. 27, 2014 ward by ward mayoral election results

David Hulchanski’s “Three Cities” map can be accessed here. An Oct. 27, 2014 CBC article that features a ward by ward map of the Oct. 27, 2014 mayoral electoral results can be accessed here. Updates, including Oct. 29, 2014 article … Continue reading

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Re-thinking the role of the regional oral history organization (July 25, 2014 Oxford University Press blog post)

The following text, from a July 25, 2014 post at an Oxford University Press website, is from a blog post entitled “Re-thinking the role of the regional oral history organization”: ‘You can access the full text, with accompanying links, here.] … Continue reading

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“The Fault Lines at City Hall” – article from The Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG)

Vas(iliki) Bednar ‏@VassB on Twitter has written: All this #RobFord stuff is reminding me of @andcote’s @imfgtoronto piece on “The Fault Lines at City Hall” – http://bit.ly/UePsLw #TOpoli [Click on the link in previous sentence to access the article.] The … Continue reading

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Humber Bay Shores Residents are sponsoring a town hall meeting (e.g. regarding Mr. Christie’s Bakery) on Oct. 24, 2013

Donna Magee reports: Humber Bay Shores Residents are sponsoring a town hall meeting on Oct. 24, 2013 addressing these topics: Issues related to the Christie site at Park Lawn and Lake Shore. A key issue is a GO station. also … Continue reading

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21 Swanwick Avenue church-to-condo conversion, completed in 2009, is located at a site dating back to 1888

A City of Toronto By-Law was enacted on April 24, 2007 to designate 21 Swanwick as a heritage property under the Ontario Heritage Act. The bylaw notes that: “Emmanuel Presbyterian Church is an institution that contributed to the historical evolution of … Continue reading

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