Category Archives: Jane’s Walk

Where will the people go: Toronto’s Emergency Housing Program and the Limits of Canadian Social Housing Policy, 1944-1957

A subsequent post is entitled: Toronto’s 1950s emergency housing: An informative, comprehensive overview by Kevin Brushett (2007) A previous post is entitled: Seeking information: Wartime and postwar housing at Small Arms Ltd. in Lakeview and elsewhere I have recently learned … Continue reading

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Highly successful In Situ event at Small Arms Building in Mississauga, Oct. 27 to 29, 2016: Great turnout, great sense of organization

I am delighted that I had the opportunity, on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, to attend an In Situ event at the Small Arms Building in Mississauga. We were impressed with the turnout, the enthusiasm, and the great … Continue reading

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Extreme inequality leads to characteristic forms of story management

In a recent discussion with Graeme Decarie, I’ve posted a comment that sums up what has recently occurred to me. By way of bringing attention to the comment, I’ve reposted it below. The comment is from a previous post entitled: A compelling … Continue reading

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The 2016 festival is over, but there’s always more Jane’s Walk!

Here are three ways to keep walking until next May >  

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June 9, 2016 talk at Lambton House (doors open at 7:00 pm) is entitled: “Exploring the 12,000 Years of Indigenous History in Toronto”

A June 9, 2016 talk at Lambton House (doors open at 7:00 pm) is entitled: “Exploring the 12,000 Years of Indigenous History in Toronto.” A PDF file about the talk can be accessed here: 2016 June Heritage Talk First Story-4[1] … Continue reading

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As we remember #DDay, here’s a scene from the #SmallArms factory in #MississaugaLakeshore. We thank all who served! ( Sven Spengemann @SvenTrueNorth)

Sven Spengemann @SvenTrueNorth has posted the following tweet (with photo) As we remember #DDay, here’s a scene from the #SmallArms factory in #MississaugaLakeshore. We thank all who served! Small Arms Building (click on photos to enlarge them; click again to enlarge … Continue reading

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Yard-Sign Campaign Proves Effective in Reducing Speed On Residential Streets – May 11, 2001 Urban Transportation Monitor

A May 11, 2001 Urban Transportation Monitor article is entitled: “Yard-Sign Campaign Proves Effective in Reducing Speed On Residential Streets: Already Implemented in 80 Communities in 24 States.” If you know of more recent studies, can you please contact me. … Continue reading

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Thanks from Jim Tovey for volunteers who made May 28, 2016 Small Arms Jane’s Walk a terrific event

At the Gabriella Bank Facebook page featuring the photo, Jim Tovey has commented: Thank you to all the volunteers who assisted in a terrific Janes Walk, Small Arms Society, Jaan Hendrik Pill, Lee Tovey, Diane LaPointe-Kay and Gabriella Bank for … Continue reading

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The question of lawn signs and the Long Branch Neighbourhood Association (LBNA), which is currently being formed

In a previous post, I have highlighted points of view regarding anti-severance lawn signs in Long Branch: What impact would lawn signs have on development issues facing Long Branch (Toronto)? The gist of the post is that the lawn signs … Continue reading

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May 28, 2016 Small Arms Jane’s Walk (and the only @Doors_OpenTO in @citymississauga) went beautifully

A tweet from Jim Tovey sums up the May 28, 2016 Small Arms Jane’s Walk beautifully: Thrilled to B hosting the only @Doors_OpenTO in @citymississauga with @JaanPill & @S_A_Society #SharedHeritage Jim Tovey, who was elected six years ago as Ward … Continue reading

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