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Consultation on Laneway Housing – Nov. 30, 2017; starts 6:30 pm, Council Chamber, City Hall, 100 Queen Street West

I am pleased to share the following information from the website of City of Toronto Wad 6 Trinity-Spadina Councillor Joe Cressy Laneway Suites- November 30 Community Consultation posted by Joe Cressy on November 20, 2017 Tucked away near the places … Continue reading

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Long Branch Neighbourhood Character Guidelines – Text of Final Report, Oct. 26, 2017

A previous post is entitled: Long Branch Character Guidelines final staff report passed unanimously by Etobicoke-York Community Council The staff report in question, which was passed unanimously (by recorded vote) at the Nov. 14, 2017 meeting of the Etobicoke-York Community … Continue reading

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Long Branch Character Guidelines final staff report passed unanimously by Etobicoke-York Community Council

I wasn’t planning to attend the Nov. 14, 2017 meeting of the Etobicoke-York Community Council, where the Long Branch Character Guidelines final staff report was up for a vote. I’m pleased I attended. At the last minute, after reading an … Continue reading

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Screenshots, slides, and audio recording of Urban Flooding Collaborative webinar held on Oct. 17, 2017

Click on images to enlarge them I attended an impressive, informative, well-organized Oct. webinar on Oct. 17, 2017 devoted to the topic of Flood Risk in Ontario. The webinar was presented by Clara Blakelock, M.Sc., M.E.P.P., Water Programs Manager, Green … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch – Oct. 2017 update from David Godley

Attachments: FoNTRA-Bill139-Submission-August-4-2017 minor variance ord tlab The following message is from David Godley: Greetings from Autumnal Long Branch Applications Update 1) New Applications (No hearings scheduled due to unprecedented number and limited staff) Congratulations Barbara Bartosik on your promo now … Continue reading

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Hansard transcript of Oct. 17, 2017 hearing at Queen’s Park regarding OMB Reform is now available

The Hansard transcript of the Bill 139 (OMB Reform) hearing at Queen’s Park on Oct. 17, 2017 hearing is now available. A transcript of the hearing on the same legislative topic, held the previous day on Oct. 16, is also available. By way … Continue reading

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Oct. 26, 2017 issue of Built Heritage News is now available

Click here to access the Oct. 26, 2017 edition of Built Heritage News >  

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Hansard transcript of Oct. 16, 2017 Bill 139 committee hearing at Queen’s Park regarding Bill 139 (proposed OMB Reform legislation)

You can access the transcript here: Committee Documents: Standing Committee on Social Policy – 2017-Oct-16 – Bill 139, Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 Previous posts about OMB and Bill 139 Click here for previous posts about Bill … Continue reading

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Update from MPP Peter Milczyn regarding Bill 139, Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017

The following message is from Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn’s Office: Dear Neighbour, Updated Information on Bill 139, Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 It is unfortunate that the dates for Committee Hearings and written submissions on Bill 139 … Continue reading

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One feels a sense of hope that Bill 139 will reduce cynicism of citizens with regard to land-use planning in Ontario

I have taken a previous text, related to the Long Branch Character Guidelines project, and have repurposed it for my comments regarding Bill 139 , which is concerned with reform of the Ontario Municipal Board. I have sent the comments … Continue reading

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