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From LRT construction to waterfront development, Mississauga appears to be surpassing Toronto when it comes to vision: Dec. 5, 2017 Toronto Star article

A Dec. 5, 2017 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Mississauga is starting to think past its suburban status: From LRT construction to waterfront development, the city appears to be surpassing Toronto when it comes to vision, writes Christopher Hume.” Citizen … Continue reading

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Online analytic data drives Globe and Mail’s new print design

I regularly buy the Friday edition of The Globe and Mail. The Real Estate section is always good for a read. Reading about real estate provides one way among many others to reflect upon the events, themes, and spectacles of … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch, November 2017 – David Godley

David Godley sent out the following message on Nov. 7, 2017; I share it today (without formatting) for the record: Attachments: lbudcomments to cc minor variance Greetings from Long Branch 1 Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines The Planning Department prepared … Continue reading

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SvN’s Long Branch Character Guidelines was unanimously approved by [Etobicoke York Community] Council last week – Nov. 24, 2017 Novae Res Urbis article (reposted by SvN)

A Nov. 24, 2017 Novae Res Urbis article has been reposted on Nov. 27, 2017 at the SvN website; the article is entitled: SvN’s Long Branch Character Guidelines was unanimously approved by Council last week That is, it was approved by the … 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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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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Hearings on Bill 139 (OMB Reform) took place on Oct. 16 & 17; Oct. 18 is comments deadline

Update In a previous version of this post, I noted the deadline for comments was Oct. 24 at 6:00 pm. That has changed. The deadline is now Oct. 18, 2017 at 5:00 pm. As well, the Oct. 23 and 24, … Continue reading

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Comments from Jaan Pill regarding August 2017 Long Branch Character Guidelines draft

My previous comments, regarding an earlier, February 2017 version of the Long Branch Character Guidelines draft, are at a post entitled: Input from Jaan Pill of Preserved Stories regarding Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Guidelines Draft My current comments address … Continue reading

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Please contact me, in the event you’d like to be on Preserved Stories email list

I send out an email newsletter on a regular basis (sometimes frequently, sometimes not frequently at all), to an email list that I keep track of on Microsoft Word. In the event you would like to be on this email … Continue reading

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Oct. 10, 2017 is deadline for comments regarding August 2017 Long Branch Character Guidelines draft

The August 2017 Long Branch Guidelines draft is at: August 2017 DRAFT Long Branch Neighbourhood Character Guidelines Background By way of background, a post regarding the PREVIOUS DRAFT [February 2017] is entitled: February 2017 draft of Long Branch (Toronto) Urban … Continue reading

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