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‘Ready Made Farms..On Virgin Soil..For British Farmers’ – tweet from Paul Seesequasis

The image is from a late August 2017 tweet from Paul Seesequasis‏ @paulseesequa who writes: ‘Ready Made Farms..On Virgin Soil..For British Farmers’ I have posted the image because one of my current projects, related to local history, involves learning about … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch July 2017 Part 2 including TLAB Mis-steps (David Godley)

Following message is from David Godley. I am late in posting it. Attachment: tlab rile&p CONTENTS 1) Toronto Local Appeal Board 2) Recent COA decisions 3) Outstanding Committee of Adjustment Applications 4) Toronto Local Appeal Board 5) OMB Hearings 6) … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch Aug 2017 – David Godley

Following message is from David Godley * Attached file from David Godley   938SaveLB * August Already, Best Wishes from Long Branch by the Lake. Congratulations Peter Milczyn on being appointed Housing Minister. David * Toronto Local Appeal Board (see … Continue reading

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We owe thanks to Robert Lansdale for colour correction of this image from 1958 Long Branch Hotel fire

A previous post is entitled: John Stewart of Wiarton has shared some photos of the fire that destroyed the Long Branch Hotel in 1958 At that post, I have replaced a previous, blue-tinged scan from a slide with a colour-corrected … Continue reading

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If you are in Alderwood or Long Branch, then this is a must attend meeting: Sept. 18, 2017 final presentation by NAV CAN consultant on the Toronto Airspace Review

A previous post is entitled: Invite to Sept. 18, 2017 final presentation by NAV CAN consultant on the Toronto Airspace Review: Register via Eventbrite A comment by J Stygall at the latter post reads as follows; I have posted it … Continue reading

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Parking situation at Fortieth St. and Lake Shore Blvd. West appears to be improving

For a long time, I’ve been planning to post an update, with photos, regarding the parking situation at Fortieth St. and Lake Shore Blvd. West in Long Branch. When I find some photos, taken in the past, I will post … Continue reading

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Court dismisses company’s libel lawsuit against teacher over Facebook postings – July 26, 2017 Toronto Star / July 28, 2017 CBC articles

A July 26, 2017 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Court dismisses company’s libel lawsuit against teacher over Facebook postings.” The subhead reads: “When Katie Mohammed turned to Facebook to air concerns about her community — as millions of people do … Continue reading

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Developers learning heritage buildings can be money-makers – July 25, 2017 Toronto Star

A July 25, 2017 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Developers learning heritage buildings can be money-makers: Hume: The Great Hall at Queen and Dovercourt was a mess until someone recognized its architectural, cultural, social and economic value.” I learned of … Continue reading

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Invite to Sept. 18, 2017 final presentation by NAV CAN consultant on the Toronto Airspace Review: Register via Eventbrite

On July 22, 2917 a Long Branch resident has posted the following message at the Long Branch Neighbourhood Watch Facebook Group. I am sharing it with anyone who may be interested: Invite to presentation by NAV CAN consultant on the … Continue reading

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14 Villa Road OMB hearing was held July 17th & 18th; decision awaited

The OMB hearing for 14 Villa Road took place July 17th and 18th: https://www.omb.gov.on.ca/ecs/CaseDetail.aspx?n=PL170039 Our Villa Road odyssey regarding the OMB appeal has come to an end, save for the decision. Our experience, among the residents attending the hearing, and … Continue reading

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