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Councillor Di Ciano meeting May 16, 2017 regarding possible new feeder road connecting Lakeshore & Queensway East of Park Lawn Rd

Click here for details about the meeting May 16, 2017 meeting > There is currently a Park Lawn/Lakeshore transportation master plan in the works which poses a possibility of a new feeder road connecting Lakeshore and The Queensway East of Park … Continue reading

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The Family Camera exhibit at Royal Ontario Museum explores what’s fundamental about family

The following overview is from the May 2017 newsletter of The Photographic Historical Society of Canada; I have also learned about this exhibit listening to CBC Metro Morning; the Photographic Historical Society of Canada message reads: What do all families … Continue reading

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Door-to-door scams and scamming season in Long Branch (Toronto)

From the Long Branch Neighbourhood Watch Facebook group: “Heads-up, a sales-person knocking on doors asking to see if you qualify for a water filter and of course asking to enter the house. “Can’t answer most questions about his company, won’t … Continue reading

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Put your money in Conservation Authority Flood Management Programs and it will be well-spent – May 10, 2017 Credit Valley Conservation post

A May 10, 2017 Credit Valley Conservation article is entitled: “Put your money in Conservation Authority Flood Management Programs and it will be well-spent.” The opening paragraphs of the article, by by Jo-Anne Rzadki, Business Development & Partnerships Coordinator, Conservation Ontario, … Continue reading

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Trends in Toronto house prices: Tweet from Jennifer Keesmaat, Chief Planner, City of Toronto

A May 10, 2017 Better Dwelling article is entitled: “Toronto Homeowners List Detached Homes For Sale At A Record Pace: Toronto homeowners are listing detached homes for sale at a rapid pace, with new listings soaring over 61% last month.” … Continue reading

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I have received an apt correction regarding a Brown University study that I reviewed earlier, regarding meditation

Hal Roth of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, has posted the following comment at a previous post: I am a co-author of the above study. The Press summary of the study is seriously erroneous and incredibly oversimplified. The Study did … Continue reading

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 Heritage Talk at Lambton House starts 7:30 pm

AGNES DUNBAR MOODIE and FITZGIBBON CHAMBERLIN with Madeleine McDowell Thursday, May 11, 2017 Doors open at 7:00pm Talk at 7:30pm Refreshments Good will offering appreciated Lambton House 4066 Old Dundas Street, York, M6S 2R6 TTC bus 55 from Jane station … Continue reading

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May 2017 Update from David Godley: Committee of Adjustment & related topics

The following update is from David Godley, a retired urban planner and former member of the Committee of Adjustment: * 1) Status of applications 2) Committee of Adjustment Changes (see 9 38th attachment on integrity commission route to rein in … Continue reading

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Kitchen Orkestra CD Release – May 12, 2017 starting 8:00 pm, Placebo Space, 2877 Lake Shore Blvd. West

For many years, I’ve been following – and have been highly impressed by – the musical career of the young Etobicoke musician Hayley Ryerson. Click here to access Hayley Ryerson’s website > Hayley and the Kitchen Orkestra is releasing their … Continue reading

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I encourage you to set up your own website about local history and planning issues in Long Branch

As you may know, it takes me a fair amount of time to write posts, related to local history and planning issues, for this website. Looking toward the years ahead, I strongly encourage younger residents to consider setting up a website, … Continue reading

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