Category Archives: Jane’s Walk

What do you think is meaningful community consultation?

Meaningful consultation is when the input from the community is genuinely taken into account. That includes the format snd detailed contents of whatever grows out of a consultation process. For example, does the community have the opportunity to offer input … Continue reading

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Feb. 7, 2017 message from Jane’s Walk

Click here to access this Jane’s Walk message in your browser > At the above-noted link you can find the links and photos that are not included in the text below. Following message is from Jane’s Walk: Hello, friends of … Continue reading

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Advisory Group for Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines had a productive meeting on Feb. 7, 2017

Update: A more complete and highly informative  overview of the contents of the Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines Draft Document  is available at the website of Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes. We owe thanks to Councillor Grimes … Continue reading

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Toronto’s 1950s emergency housing: An informative, comprehensive overview by Kevin Brushett (2007)

Where will the people go? At a previous post, I’ve shared a PDF link for a paper entitled: “Where will the people go: Toronto’s Emergency Housing Program and the Limits of Canadian Social Housing Policy, 1944-1957 (2007).” This is a valuable … Continue reading

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Life at the Long Branch Army Camp, long, long ago! – Garry Burke shares additional comments

A previous post is entitled: Ted Long shares photos from the Long Branch army camp in the 1950s; with comments from Ted Long & Garry Burke I am pleased to share with you an additional comment (Jan. 31, 2017) from … Continue reading

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Ted Long shares photos from the Long Branch army camp in the 1950s; with comments from Ted Long & Garry Burke

In a previous post, I’ve shared comments from Ted Long, regarding the wartime and postwar housing that was in place at Small Arms Ltd. in the 1940s and 1950s. The Long Branch army camp was in what is now Lakeview … Continue reading

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Where Europe’s GDP Is Rising And Falling: Impressive data visualization at CityLab.com

A Jan. 18, 2017 CityLab.com article is entitled: “Where Europe’s GDP Is Rising And Falling: These maps break down the EU’s wealth, region by region.” Great use of data visualization! Very impressive work. Also, of interest: A Jan. 27, 2017 Brookings … Continue reading

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CBC The Current podcast: We are natural storytelling machines, not statisticians – The Undoing Project (2017)

A Jan. 27, 2017 CBC The Current article (with a link to a podcast) is entitled: “How two game-changing psychologists changed the way we think about thinking.” Click here for a transcript of the Jan. 27, 2017 CBC interview > … Continue reading

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History of Canadian housing: Keeping to the Marketplace (1993); Unplanned Suburbs (1996); Emergence of Social Security (1997); Social Policy & Practice (2006)

A previous post is entitled Where will the people go: Toronto’s Emergency Housing Program and the Limits of Canadian Social Housing Policy, 1944-1957. Many perspectives – such as ones based on history, political economy, and economics, or a combination of … Continue reading

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Humber College Lakeshore Campus Grand Openings took place on Jan. 26, 2017

On Jan. 26, 2017 I had the good fortune to attend the Lakeshore Campus Grand Openings to celebrate three new additions to Humber College in South Etobicoke. The Lakeshore Student Welcome and Resource Centre The Lakeshore Fitness Centre The Lakeshore … Continue reading

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