Author Archives: Jaan Pill

Montreal is 375 years old, but how old are its buildings? Great interactive map at CBC website

Montreal is 375 years old, but how old are its buildings? The opening paragraphs read: By Roberto Rocha Montreal is celebrating its 375th anniversary, but very few vestiges of its early history remain. The number of standing structures from the … Continue reading

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Town of Port Credit Association shares comments about Port Credit Marina Lands Official Plan Amendment. Note also May 23, 2017 public meeting.

I have been following with interest the story of the Port Credit redevelopment process. However, I have not been following the details of the story closely. By way of publicizing, in a small way, some of the ongoing discussions, I am … Continue reading

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Overview about South Mimico Creek Trail and other trail projects – TRCA presentation at LAMP, May 30, 2017, 7:00 pm

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Planned construction on Runway 05/23 at Toronto Pearson has been completed – fall closure period no longer required

For full text of a May 16, 2017 update from Toronto Pearson International Airport/GTAA, please click here >  

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Court battles, forgery allegations – CBC Toronto investigation reveals 3 men seeking control of condo boards in the city

A May 15, 2017 CBC article is entitled: “Condo clash: Court battles, forgery allegations and questions over who controls Toronto highrises: CBC Toronto investigation reveals 3 men seeking control of condo boards in the city.” The opening paragraphs, by CBC reporters By John … Continue reading

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Four upcoming public meetings: 1 Blue Goose & GEMS of Etobicoke-Lakeshore; Pearson Airport; & 25 Audely St and 23 Buckingham St

The following information (aside from the GEMS item) is from the Lakeshore Planning Council. I am not a member of this group; however, I see value in the information this group, and a range of other sources, share with regard … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity – CSA national coordinator – Canadian Stuttering Association

I am pleased to share the following message from Andrew Harding of the Canadian Stuttering Association. Opportunity – CSA national coordinator If you take pride in leading an organisation to improve the lives of people who stutter and their families, … Continue reading

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Team of quick-thinking residents saves the life of muskrat-like creature stuck on Etobicoke Creek Bridge at Marie Curtis Park

On many days, I walk from the vicinity of the Long Branch TTC Loop in Etobicoke (Toronto) to the Small Arms Building in Lakeview (Mississauga) at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East. It’s a walk that I enjoy; over the years … Continue reading

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When placed in a historic landscape, contemporary architecture requires a layered approach: Finland’s UNESCO World Heritage Fortress

A May 13, 2017 Arch Daily article is entitled: “Contemporary Housing to Reinforce Finland’s UNESCO World Heritage Fortress.” The opening paragraphs read: When placed in a historic landscape, contemporary architecture requires a layered approach. It must often strike a respectful, … Continue reading

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REMINDER: You are invited to GEMS of Etobicoke-Lakeshore Awards Ceremony, Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 7 pm, The Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Sam Smith Park Drive

Following message is from Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn’s Office: Do you know a Gem of Etobicoke-Lakeshore 2017? The Gems of Etobicoke-Lakeshore were created to recognize and appreciate outstanding small businesses, community and service organizations that are unique to South Etobicoke … Continue reading

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