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The OMB took this 9 Meaford Ave. photo montage as evidence; Committee of Adjustment rejected it out of hand

The OMB took this 9 Meaford Ave. photo montage as evidence. The Etobicoke-York Committee of Adjustment had rejected it out of hand. The Committee has made a point of consistently rejecting such mock ups, prepared by residents. In the subjective … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch June 2017 Update (Part 1) from David Godley

Part 2 of the message that follows has already been posted: Conserving Long Branch June 2017 Update 2 from David Godley I had Part 2 at hand and decided to post it at once. I then found a copy of … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch June 2017 Update 2 from David Godley

The following update is from David Godley of Long Branch: Long Branch is desperately hoping for sunny ways with the beginning of the Toronto Local Appeal Board 1) Application Status 2) Long Branch Neighbourhood Association 3) Willowdale Urban Desogn Guidelines … Continue reading

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PL161048 – OMB Decision Issued – 9 Meaford Ave. in Long Branch (Toronto): Consent and variances refused

The decision is accessible at this PDF file: PL161048-JUN-13-2017 Below is an overview, regarding the case at hand, from David Godley of Long Branch: 9me  

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The story of the Long Branch Race Track is part of the history of Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey)

Several previous posts have included comments from Bill Rawson of Long Branch Furniture: Click here to access previous posts featuring Bill Rawson > Long Branch Furniture is located across from the Long Branch Library on Lake Shore Blvd. West in … Continue reading

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Inchworms are prolific and resilient: Sciencing.com article, April 24, 2017

I didn’t know much about inchworms but I do now, having read about them at the following link: Inchworm Life Cycle Here’s a brief video of an inchworm travelling across a tabletop. I like the way it tries to figure … Continue reading

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Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey outlines Mississauga’s massive (and yet, human-scale) waterfront redevelopment projects

In this video at Vimeo.com, City of Mississauga Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey – a key player in the Lakeview Waterfront Connection project, the Small Arms project, and Inspiration Lakeview – describes a series of massive (and yet, human-scale) redevelopment projects … Continue reading

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The next big meeting (as it relates to South Etobicoke) regarding airplane noise/pollution is on Thursday June 28th at The Assembly Hall from 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Updates Air traffic noise is part of a wider topic – namely, it’s about life in cities. Street traffic (along with air traffic) is also part of our noise environment. An overview of recent research in Toronto regarding city noise is … Continue reading

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Proposed legislation brings “fundamental reform” to OMB: Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn

A previous post is entitled: Next steps in OMB Reform are outlined in May 31, 2017 Government of Ontario message I have been following with interest news reports regarding the OMB Reform legislation recently introduced at Queen’s Park. I have … Continue reading

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Next steps in OMB Reform are outlined in May 31, 2017 Government of Ontario message

A May 16, 2017 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Province plans to overhaul OMB and give more power to cities and citizens: Reformed appeals body to be renamed Local Planning Appeals Tribunal; will provide legal representation to residents for free. Previous … Continue reading

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