Category Archives: Long Branch

Long Branch Neighbourhood Character Guidelines public meeting is on Sept. 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm, at the Ken Cox Community Centre

Etobicoke Guardian article regarding SvN Architects + Planners SvN Architects + Planners is involved with development of the ongoing Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines pilot project. A Sept. 19, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “Firm wins Toronto design award for … Continue reading

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Please send a letter today to help save the trees in front of No Frills (Brown’s Line & Lake Shore)

I have sent the following email to Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes councillor_grimes@toronto.ca and I urge you to do the same today; you can use my text as a template: Good afternoon I would like to add my voice to … Continue reading

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Long Branch Neighbourhood Character Guidelines – Sept. 26, 2017 public meeting at 6:30 pm

The following text is from a notice distributed in Long Branch by the Councillor Mark Grimes’ Office: * Long Branch Neighbourhood Character Guidelines Dear Neighbour, The City is hosting a community consultation meeting to hear from you. Details are as … Continue reading

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LBNA Annual General Meeting (October 23 @7pm) and final call for Board nominations/expressions of interest

The following message includes these attachments: AGM colour flyer Oct 23 Call for Noms email LBNA By-laws – Sept2017 The following message is from Brian Liberty, acting chairperson, Long Branch Neighbourhood Association: Hello Long Branch villagers, Mark your calendars – … Continue reading

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Documenting tree canopy loss due to severances/variances in Long Branch. What happens to trees near new sign at Non Frills?

Update: A more recent post is entitled: Please send a letter today to help save the trees in front of No Frills (Brown’s Line & lake Shore) [End]   Email messages have been circulating for some time, among Long Branch … Continue reading

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There are plan-making cities and deal-making cities. Guess which Toronto is? Sept. 3, 2017 Toronto Star

I learned about the following article from an email from the Lakeshore Planning Council. I am not a member of the latter group. A Sept. 3, 2017 Toronto Star article is entitled: “There are plan-making cities and deal-making cities. Guess … Continue reading

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Route 501: New art exhibit launching Aug 30, 2017 at Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre

To access the most recent Lakeshore Grounds (Humber College) Interpretive Centre News Update, click here. An excerpt reads: We are excited to be launching a new art exhibit in the Third Floor hallway of the Student Welcome and Resource Centre … Continue reading

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So, what do you see walking along Twenty Fourth St. in Long Branch?

Some time ago, I became involved in a small way with the Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines pilot project. I remain involved, but these days my interest in matters related to urban planning in Toronto are minimal. Absolutely minimal. What a … Continue reading

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Sept. 1, 2017 deadline for comments regarding proposed OMB Reform legislation

Click here for previous posts regarding OMB > Among the posts in the above-noted list is one entitled: Proposed legislation brings “fundamental reform” to OMB: Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn Sept. 1, 2017 deadline for final comments Please refer to the … Continue reading

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Toronto Local Appeal Body hearing regarding 9 Thirty Eighth St. is on Nov. 13, 2017

At a previous post entitled Conserving Long Branch Aug 2017, David Godley has written: 9 38th TLAB hearing, Help Save Long Branch. (See attached 9 38th save LB.) In order to convince TLAB that the community is reasonable and not … Continue reading

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