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Silk Road wasn’t a single “road”

I’ve recently had the occasion to acquaint myself with the history of the Silk Road.

It’s a topic that is of interest to me – among other things, because the Silk Road has a relationship to the history of mindfulness meditation, which I’ve been practising as a beginner student of mindfulness, for 10 years.

The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction (2013)

The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction (2013) by James A. Millward is a useful reference, with regard to the historiography – of the Silk Road.

I read with interest Millward’s comment (p. 7) that instead of thinking of a silk road connecting China and Rome as a single east-west route, it’s more useful to picture a network of routes.

He adds (pp. 18-19) that the term “silk road” refers to more than the trade in silk between Rome and China for a few centuries. It also stands for the exchange of things and ideas, both intended and accidental, “that intensified integration of the Afro-Eurasian continent from Neolithic through modern times.”

The concluding paragraph in the first chapter of the book sums up the story:

  • The silk road had no such clearly identifiable point of departure, and was more in the nature of a growing acquaintanceship than a sudden encounter. But its effects on world history are no less profound for that. By understanding the biological, technological, and cultural commonalities shared across the continent, we see that much of what we consider the intellectual, religious, political, or economic patrimony of “the West” or “the East”- or Christendom or Islam or Europe or Africa or Asia – are actually varied expressions of what was, on a fundamental level, an Afro-Eurasian joint venture.

[End of excerpt]

Renaissances: The One or the Many”? (2010)

The discussion brings to mind Jack Goody’s study, Renaissances: The One or the Many? (2010). A blurb at the Toronto Public Library website notes:

  • One of the most distinguished social scientists in the world addresses one of the central historical questions of the past millennium: does the European Renaissance deserve its unique status at the very heart of our notions of modernity? Jack Goody scrutinises the European model in relation to parallel renaissances that have taken place in other cultural areas, primarily Islam and China, and emphasises what Europe owed to non-European influences. Renaissances continues that strand of historical analysis critical of Eurocentrism that Goody has developed in recent works like The East in the West (1996) or The Theft of History (2006). This book is wide-ranging, powerful, deftly argued, and draws upon the author’s long experience of working in Africa and elsewhere. Not since Toynbee in The Study of History has anybody attempted quite what Jack Goody is undertaking in Renaissances, and the result is as accessible as it is ambitious.

[End of excerpt; in this excerpt I have corrected the name of a book - The East in the West, not The East and the West - by James Goody]

Millward’s overview also brings to mind ongoing debates regarding orientalism.

Journeys on the Silk Road (2011)

Journeys on the Silk Road (2011) by Joyce Morgan offers a different – that is, a journalistic  as contrasted to a scholarly – narrative concerning what the term “silk road” entails.

A passage I enjoy in the latter study concerns a comment (pp. 251-253) by Robert Thurman concerning a Buddhist text that Morgan’s narrative focuses on. According to Thurman, the essential part of the teachings that the text in question refers to is the “relativity of everything. People get excited about the idea of emptiness, and they think that’s something very, very deep and the world must disappear.”

The latter observation is a direct quotation, by Morgan, of Thurman.

“It doesn’t,” Joyce Morgan comments in turn.

“Rather, it means that contrary to our everyday assumptions, everything in our lives, including ourselves, constantly changes.”

Joyce Morgan thereupon proceeds with the following direct quotation from Robert Thurman:

“People think there’s something in me that is really me, that is always unchanging. They think it was there when I was sixteen and it will be there when I’ m sixty or seventy. They have this sense of a solid being there.  But we’re empty of that thing. That  doesn’t mean we don’t exist. It doesn’t mean we are empty of existence. We exist, but we don’t exist in a non-relational  way that we feel that we feel that we do.”

The overview by Joyce Morgan of Robert Thurman’s comments continues (p. 253)

  • He  cautions against equating emptiness with nihilism and a view that life is meaningless. This is a misunderstanding many Westerners make, he says. “The word emptiness is not  wrong, voidness is also not wrong. But a more interesting one for us in a modern time would be the word ‘freedom.’ We are not frightened of that word because we hear politicians rattling on about it,” he says. “When you say sugar-free or salt-free or trouble-free, you mean lacking those things.”
  • Thurman, who shares [Paul] Harrison’s concern over the adequacy of English translations of Buddhist texts, says our habit of see­ing the world and ourselves as unchanging has unfortunate con­sequences. “It leads to an exaggerated sense of self-importance. This brings one into terrible conflict  with the  world,  because the world will not agree that one’s self is so important,” he says. People get frustrated  because they think others are getting more than their share, and then become mired in aggression, fear, and greed. “Everything is stressful when one is unrealistic about one’s relationship  to things.”

 [End of excerpt]

Buddhist Practice on Western Ground (2004)

The foregoing discussion, which I find of interest, brings to mind Harvey B. Aronson’s Buddhist Practice on Western Ground (2004), which notes that the Buddhist precept that the self is illusory is readily subject to misinterpretation. Aronson highlights how easily concepts from Buddhism such as no-self can get lost in translation from East to West.

As Aronson explains (p. 69), “The ontological self we presume ourselves to have is understood as a fiction. This is not ontological loss; it is seeing through a misconception.” He adds that in everyday language, self and ego each has “(1) a technical use, (2) a meaning associated with pride, and (3) a usage referring to ‘I.’” He underlines that Buddhism, in referring to the absence of self, is not negating self or ego in the technical psychological sense.

 

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Doors Open event at Small Arms building at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East – Sept. 27, 2014 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The following text is from the Summer 2014 newsletter of the Small Arms Society

You can access the newsletter here:

Arms2Arts newsletter- Summer 2014

 

The former inspection building of Small Arms Limited will be open Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Small Arms Society is excited to once again be participating in Doors Open Mississauga. This year we are looking forward to building on the success of the past two years where we hosted approximately 4,000 visitors. Our mission is to promote arts, heritage, culture and science.

This is a unique opportunity to visit an Ontario heritage-designated building and discover its history and future. Come out and enjoy a fun day of activities, including tours of the historic building, art exhibition and sale with 30 local artists, lots of live entertainment  and refreshments, Hits of the Blitz performances, and local performers from Frog in Hand.

Frog in Hand was founded by two sisters, Noelle Hamlyn and Colleen Snell, in 1990 with a backyard performance featuring a frog circus. The artists of Frog in Hand, which includes dancers, musicians, actors, textile and visual artists, believe that art is a lived experience and can be found in the most humble places.

The Frog in Hand company members  have national  and international  professional  experience in Canada, US, Japan, China, Korea, Ireland, Israel, Australia and UK.

Honorary Colonel Gerald Haddon

Doors Open will also include a presentation by Honorary Colonel Gerald Haddon, who is the grandson of John A. D. McCurdy. In 1909, McCurdy became the first Canadian to fly a plane. He was later hired as manager of Canada’s first flight training school, which was located on the Rifle Ranges in Lakeview.

Heritage Mississauga will also be joining us at the Small Arms plant for Doors Open 2014. They’ll be here to distribute their latest heritage- themed comic book. The hot-off- the-presses second edition will be about the World War One flying aces that trained at a flight school at the Lakeview Rifle Ranges.

There will also be displays by the Lorne Scots, Wounded Warriors, Lakeview Waterfront Connection, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Credit Valley Conservation Authority and Inspiration Lakeview. There will also be a display on the Hanlan Feedermain project. And don’t miss the biplane flyover!

The Small Arms building is located at 1352 Lakeshore Road East, at the foot Dixie Road. It’s just a short walk west of the Long Branch Go Station. There will be parking at the rear of building .

[End of text from Arms2Arts newsletter] 

Below is a post from last year’s Doors Open event at the Small Arms building:

M4 Sherman Tank draws crowds at Sept. 28, 2013 Small Arms Doors Open event in Mississauga

An August 2013 interview with Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey provides additional background:

August 11, 2013 interview with Jim Tovey, Ward 1 Councillor in Mississauga, regarding Lakeview Waterfront Connection Project

 

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Fort York hopes music fests and fun events garner love of history – Toronto Star, July 14, 2014

I enjoy visiting Fort York and learning about its history. Earlier posts about the site include, by way of example:

Citizenship Ceremony at Fort York, April 26, 2013 featured sharing of thoughts about what it means to be a Canadian

What can we learn about evidence-based practice when we read about Tecumseh?

December 2013 Friends of Fort York newsletter available here in 12-pt Times New Roman

A number of interesting digital mapping projects are connected with Fort York and the history of Toronto as noted in an earlier Jane’s Walk post.

July 14,2014 Toronto Star

With regard to these topics related to the history of the Fort York site, which I much enjoy reading about, I also enjoyed a July 14, 2014 Toronto Star article entitled: “Fort York hopes music fests and fun events garner love of history.”

The subhead reads: “The downtown national historic site is bringing in food tasting events, movie screenings and multi-day music festivals in an effort to get on the radar.”

July 14, 2014 Metro News

A July 14, 2014 Metro News (Toronto) article, derived from the Toronto Star article, summarizes the narrative as follows:

  • While O’Hara said he’s happy to bring in more music, he emphasized that Fort York isn’t turning into a concert venue. The management of the historic site want to complement the fort’s museum and historical offerings with events that can lend a fun, family-friendly festive atmosphere. With that in mind, the fort is also hosting food events and movie screenings, alongside hip hop shows and multi-day music festivals like TURF and Field Trip.
  • “We’re being careful about the events that we have down there,” O’Hara said. “We want to make sure we’re working with producers and promoters that respect the site.”
  • So far, representatives of residents’ associations in the area say they aren’t aware of any complaints about the event space. Joan Prowse of the Bathurst Quay Neighbourhood Association said she feels that it’s actually being welcomed by many who live around the fort.
  • “When I moved down here 20 years ago, there wasn’t a lot to do. It was kind of a no man’s land,” she said. “It’s nice to be able to walk up the hill and go to things like this.”

[End of excerpt]

A delightful feature of Metro News articles is that they function as blurbs, which at times are easier to assimilate than the longer articles on which they are based. At other times, I would add, I thoroughly enjoy longreads and book-length studies of relevant topics.

May 29, 2014 Globe and Mail

The article brings to mind a May 29, 2014 Globe and Mail article regarding the Fort York branch of the Toronto Public Library.

Comment

I’m impressed with the work that is being done to ensure that the site is put to good use, for everybody’s enjoyment. The work underlines the value of the concept of “social entrepreneurship,” in the event a person wants to speak in those terms, and the value of strategic planning and collaboration in the ongoing development of a historic site such as Fort York.

 

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MCHS bio for: D. Scott Munro, class of ’63

My life: May 1946 – ?

D. Scott Munro

My life began in Ottawa, joined a few years later by my brother, Gary. But I grew up in Montréal, home to les Canadiens, maître du coupe Stanley, and to the local gang of French kids that would occasionally torment me on the way home from school. Not that I could ever hate those people because my mother was French Canadian, and my fondest childhood memories were of francophone family in Ottawa, especially la fête Quirouette, the family new year reunion. My father’s people, of Scottish Presbyterian roots, lived in Thunder Bay so we didn’t get to see them as often. Nevertheless, my dad gave me the gift of bagpipe music which he learned growing up in Thunder Bay, which I play to this day. The cultural mix left me with a catholic religion, a protestant education and a unique perspective on music. My first experience of language was French but I was soon switched over to English, such that it was never quite clear to me who I really was.

D. Scott Munro

Glaciers and climate

Malcolm Campbell High School evokes vivid educational memories: notably the teachers, classmates and classroom antics, such as the time in chemistry lab when we let a chlorine gas experiment get out of hand, simulating the experience of soldiers at Ypres. Living to the south of Rue de Salaberry, my early schools were Parkdale and Elmgrove rather than Cartierville, but later we all went to Laurentide and Morison. The gateway beyond was grade eight at Montreal High, where the boys half of the school was separate from the girls half, where the strap was used six times that year to enforce discipline. It was also across the street from McGill University where I spent seven years acquiring two degrees and knowledge of what I was: a university professor like the professor who gave me my first summer research job. So I went on to McMaster University for my doctorate, then to my career at the University of Toronto researching glaciers and climate, even to gain international recognition for work done during my sabbatical leave at the University of Colorado.

Piper in the band

At McGill I met the mother of my children, who had come from Poland to Canada with her parents, thus opening up a whole new cultural experience for me. We raised four children, two girls and two boys, educating them in the Ontario public school system, followed by university and community college. Our family vacations often involved camping and long car trips, such that our kids experienced Canada by land, from one end of our country to the other. An especially happy memory for me is the day when my whole family joined in the annual Hamilton youth parade: me as a piper in the band, Lisa, Andrew, Nora and Adam as scouts and guides, Krystyna as a guide leader. Sad to say, our marriage ended when our children were passing through their teens, but we still see one another during times of special family celebration and crisis because parents must always be there. Not to be deterred, our children have been active, creating ten grandchildren.

My life has taken me to interesting places: research camp on Eclipse Icefield where Mt. Logan stands high in the cold blue Yukon sky; Stocznia Gydańska where Solidarność arose to reform Poland; Tiananmen Square, site of triumph and tragedy, where old men fly lighted kites that mimic dancing stars on Beijing summer nights. Memorable though these and other places are, the strength of my educational memories amazes me, a strength born of an impressionable time in our lives facing teachers who believed that they had intellects to shape, as did we, notwithstanding differences in viewpoint. Life’s questions for me then were always about the what and who of personal identity, what answered years ago at McGill, now leaving me as a Professor Emeritus of Geography.

As to who, I’m still working on that one, have been ever since childhood. To that end I attend church most Sundays, do band practice most Wednesdays and recognize Thomas as my patron saint. Even though he wasn’t from Missouri, he still had to be shown, and so do I.

D. Scott Munro
Dundas, Ontario

 

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Wattpad: A Canadian publishing success story – July 11, 2014 CBC article

Photo credit: Wallpad

A July 11, 2014 CBC article, entitled Wattpad: “A Canadian publishing success story,” can be accessed here.

The article notes:

    • Wattpad is a Canadian-grown online publishing success story. The app allows users to publish, read and subscribe to stories. It currently has more than 30 million users and recently received a $46-million investment from venture capitalists, led by the pension fund OMERS. But, according to Allen Lau, the CEO and founder of Wattpad, this is only the beginning. He was on Metro Morning recently to discuss the future of his company.

[End of excerpt]

The article includes a link to a CBC Radio Metro Morning interview with Allen Lau, the CEO and founder of Wattpad.

 

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Jet Lag Rooster offers a science-based system of light exposure to address jet lag

A Jan. 7, 2013 Globe and Mail article is entitled: “Could this website be the answer to preventing jet lag?”

Research related to the use of bright light to change circadian rhythm can be accessed here.

Among the references listed at the previous link is a Jan. 1, 2013 Scientific American article entitled: “How to Prevent Jet Lag: Scientists describe a system of light exposure that will make long plane trips more pleasurable.”

Recommendations concerning the ideal position for light boxes, and the purchase options if you’re shopping for a light box, can be accessed here.

 

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When your flight arrives at the airport, it’s helpful to read this sign

The sign reads: "Taking a taxi or limo?" Jaan Pill photo

In the course of travelling in recent years, I’ve had reason to ponder the distinction between regulated and unregulated taxis at airports.

This sign at the Toronto Pearson Airport is worth reading closely.

Once you know where the regular taxis and limos are lined up, at any airport, life is easier for you than it otherwise would be. Among other advantages, regulated taxis cost less than the unofficial variety.

Taking a taxi or limo?

The sign reads: “Taking a taxi or limo? Get the right ride. Only licensed Toronto Pearson Taxi and Limos ensure a flat rate fare for you. Please proceed to the designated Taxi or Limo Pick-up area on the curb, near Column D.”

Why “taxi and limos” instead of “taxis and limos,” in the above-noted text? It may be that “taxi and limo” is being treated as a single compound word. Or there may be another reason.  The text as it is appears to work fine. It’s a well written text. It communicates a lot of information, succinctly. It has the voice of a single writer, as contrasted to the voice typically associated with text created by a committee. It may, however, been created by a very clever committee of writers.

Credit card records

A related topic: Check your credit card records closely, to ensure you’ve not been double charged, or subjected to unauthorized charges, on any items related to your travels, or related to any other topic.

 

"Taking a taxi or limo? Only licensed Toronto Pearson Taxi or Limos ensure a flat rate fare for you." Jaan Pill photo

 

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Only 35,000 of Detroit’s 88,000 streetlights actually work, so some owners are buying and installing their own

Deindustrialization and the metaphor of the Machine in the Garden have been the topics of previous posts, as has been the urban planning history of Chicago.

I’ve also discussed the distinction between how planning is proceeding with regard to waterfront development in Mississauga as contrasted to Toronto:

Anecdotes Shared by Fellow Walkers – May 5, 2014 post by Jaan Pill at Jane’s Walk website

By way of an update regarding such topics, a July 11, 2014 New York Times article is entitled: “The Post-Post-Apocalyptic Detroit.”

An excerpt from the article reads:

  • The largest tenant by far is the Empowerment Plan, a manufacturer of jackets that convert into sleeping bags for the homeless. Veronika Scott started the nonprofit in 2011, when she was a 21-year-old recent graduate of the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, and she now fills 6,000 orders a year. Gilbert wrote her a check for $250,000 when he visited Ponyride. Seven young African-American women sat at sewing machines, while all around them, black bags with the finished jackets were piled high. Scott acknowledged that she might soon become too large for her space there, but she said the growing number of small companies and light-industrial start-ups in Detroit had created a demand for additional Ponyrides. She planned to go elsewhere in the city, probably to a neighborhood that hadn’t yet seen as much gentrification. Like Cooley, she wants to become an anchor for her own manufacturing cooperative.

[End of excerpt]

“It’s like Jane Jacobs always said, ‘Don’t try to win over your opponents,’” he said. “You have to find your friends first.”

A July 12, 2014 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Big Ideas: How do you fix a city in the 21st century?”

The subhead reads: “Recent urban changes in New York City, Chicago, Bogota and London may hold the secrets to implementing transformative ideas in Toronto.”

The above-noted Jane Jacobs quotation is from the article. Another excerpt reads:

  • The commonly accepted story behind the streets renaissance that took place in New York City in the mid-2000s lays most of the credit at the feet of Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his visionary transportation chief, Janette Sadik-Khan.
  • However, according to Charles Montgomery, who examined the changes in New York in his 2013 book book Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design, this version of events is “mythical” and “just wrong.”
  • To be sure, strong leadership at city hall was essential to reclaiming Times Square for pedestrians, building a network of separated bike lanes and turning underperforming road space around the city into public plazas.
  • But the real heroes, says Montgomery, were the handful of activists who built a broad, grassroots coalition, backed by Internet whiz Mark Gorton and weaponized for maximum reach with a cutting-edge multimedia campaign.

[End of excerpt]

The following articles are of interest also.

Half-finished grand building projects

A July 7, 2014 Atlantic article is entitled: “The Archaeological Park of Sicilian Incompletion.”

The subhead reads: “My surreal trek through unfinished Italy.”

Air pollution in London

A July 10, 2014 Guardian article is entitled: “Does London have the worst NO2 [nitrogen dioxide] pollution on Earth?”

I came across this topic in a July 10, 2014 Metro News article entitled: “Shopping for air quality: Oxford Street air dirtiest on Earth, scientists say.”

The latter article notes that many diesel buses travel along this street, which forms a “canyon” of tall buildings set fairly near the road. The article also notes that London has been switching to diesel to lower CO2 emissions.

Learning from Athens

A May 17, 2013 Theatrum article is entitled: “Learning from Athens.”

Labor, Capital, and Ideas in the Power Law Economy

A July/August 2014 Foreign Affairs article is entitled: “New World Order
Labor, Capital, and Ideas in the Power Law Economy.”

The article notes:

  • Machines are substituting for more types of human labor than ever before. As they replicate themselves, they are also creating more capital. This means that the real winners of the future will not be the providers of cheap labor or the owners of ordinary capital, both of whom will be increasingly squeezed by automation. Fortune will instead favor a third group: those who can innovate and create new products, services, and business models.
  • The distribution of income for this creative class typically takes the form of a power law, with a small number of winners capturing most of the rewards and a long tail consisting of the rest of the participants. So in the future, ideas will be the real scarce inputs in the world — scarcer than both labor and capital — and the few who provide good ideas will reap huge rewards. Assuring an acceptable standard of living for the rest and building inclusive economies and societies will become increasingly important challenges in the years to come.

Update: What Happens When Detroit Shuts Off the Water of 100,000 People

A July 17, 2014 Atlantic article is entitled: “What Happens When Detroit Shuts Off the Water of 100,000 People.”

The subhead reads: “Some run dry—and others pay $30 for plumbers to illegally turn the taps back on.”

 

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W.O. 09-20003 QEW Improvements from Evans Avenue to Cawthra Road – Community Workshop #2 Meeting Minutes

In recent years I’ve been following with interest the QEW Improvements from Evans Avenue to Cawthra Road project. I originally learned of the project from David Juliusson of Long Branch. I’ve written several blog posts about the QEW project, including:

I recently attended the Public Information Centre # 2 in connection with the QEW Improvements from Evans Ave. to Cawthra Road

W.O. 09-20003 QEW Improvements from Evans Avenue to Cawthra Road – Community Workshop #1 meeting minutes

Community Workshop: QEW Evans Avenue to Cawthra Road

Bailey Bridge at Applewood Village Plaza; 1909 Middle Road Bridge

Conversations that I’ve had at community meetings related to the QEW Improvements project have led me to learn more about the local history of south Mississauga:

Bailey Bridge extends across the Queen Elizabeth Way at Applewood Village Plaza in Mississauga

1909 postcard on the radials through Long Branch (Jane Fairburn); 1909 Middle Road Bridge (Dave Cook)

Excellent communications; impressive level of community engagement

As is the case with my interest in Inspiration Lakeview and related projects, I am highly impressed with the quality of communications and community engagement associated with the QEW Improvements project.

April 14, 2014 message regarding the QEW Improvements project

In this regard, I’m pleased to share with you an April 14, 2014 message from Dawn McKinnon. I’ve made it a point to track down the relevant email, so that I can share it with Preserved Stories visitors. In the following text, I’ve broken the original paragraphs into shorter ones, for ease in online reading:

 

Thank you for attending Community Workshop #2 on November 16, 2013 for the Preliminary Design and Class Environmental Assessment Study for improvements to the QEW from Evans Avenue to Cawthra Road.

Please find attached the meeting minutes [see below] from the Community Workshop for your information.  This document will also be posted on the project website.

Over the next few months, the Project Team will refine the Technically Preferred Alternative based on comments received from the community, consultation with key stakeholders / agencies and technical review by the Project Team.

The Preliminary Design will then be developed, as well as mitigation measures to address any potential impacts. This information will be presented for review and comment at the third and final Public Information Centre and Community Workshop, anticipated to take place this fall.

As you have been confirmed on our project contact list, you will be notified of both the third Public Information Centre and Community Workshop once they have been scheduled.

For additional details and updates about the study, please visit the project website at www.qewdixieea.ca.

Kind regards,

Dawn

Dawn McKinnon, BA, DEIA
Environmental Planner
On behalf of the QEW Dixie EA Project Team

MMM Group Limited
2655 North Sheridan Way, Suite 300
Mississauga, ON Canada L5K 2P8
t: 905.823.8500 x1283 | f: 905.823.8503

McKinnonD@mmm.ca | www.mmm.ca

[End of text from Dawn McKibbon]

The attached document can be accessed here:

QEW Evans Ave to Cawthra Rd – CW2 Meeting Minutes

The project website (see link above) includes a link to a PDF file of the information presented at the Oct. 24, 2013 Community Meeting.

 

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Lakeview Waterfront Connection – Summer Community Engagement

An earlier post that highlights and provides a context for the Lakeview Waterfront Connection project can be accessed here.

Additional posts related to the redevelopment of the Mississauga waterfront can be accessed here.

The following message is from Credit Valley Conservation:

Join CVC, Region of Peel and TRCA to learn more about the Lakeview Waterfront Connection.

Lakeview Waterfront Connection

 

Summer Community Engagement

Staff from Credit Valley Conservation, Region of Peel and Toronto and Region Conservation will be on hand at locations near the Lakeview Waterfront Connection project site throughout the summer of 2014 to present artistic visuals of what the project would look like and discuss the status of the Environmental Assessment.

Marie Curtis Park – east parking lot near the playground:

  • Wednesday July 23, 2014 (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
  • Saturday July 26, 2014 (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
  • Monday August 4, 2014 (1 – 4 p.m.)

Lakefront Promenade Park – near the new splash pad:

  • Saturday August 9, 2014 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
  • Wednesday August 13, 2014 (11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
  • Saturday August 23, 2014 (11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.)

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[End of text from Credit Valley Conservation]

 

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