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At November 2017 Small Arms Society meeting, Jim Tovey outlines January 2018 “Morphology” exhibit – YouTube video

Updates A Jan. 19, 2018 Mississauga.com article is entitled: “Jim Tovey’s audacious dreams kept coming true: An irrepressible spirit, an irreplaceable man, says John Stewart.” James Michael Tovey Obituary: Jan. 20, 2018 Toronto Star Other YouTube videos of interest: Remembering … Continue reading

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Statement from Credit Valley Conservation on the passing of City of Mississauga and Region of Peel Councillor Jim Tovey

Please note: A more recent post is entitled: Online video of Jan. 17, 2018 Tribute to Councillor Jim Tovey at City of Mississauga Council Chambers View Statement from Credit Valley Conservation in browser Click here for previous posts about Jim … Continue reading

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In 1980, 2% of Peel’s neighbourhoods were considered low-income. Now, 52% of Peel’s neighbourhoods are considered low-income.

An early January (Jan. 4, I believe) 2018 tweet from United Way Peel @Unitedwaypeel reads: In 1980, 2% of Peel’s neighbourhoods were considered low-income. Now, 52% of Peel’s neighbourhoods are considered low-income. Learn more about income inequality in Peel Region: … Continue reading

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Change will come slowly despite OMB reforms: Toronto Star, Dec. 18, 2017

A Dec. 18, 2017 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Change will come slowly despite OMB reforms: Regulations put forward by Ontario on how to transition to a new planning tribunal mean hundreds of applications currently being considered by city could … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch, Dec 2017 – David Godley

The following message is from David Godley. Attached file: mma omb Christmas Greetings from Long Branch 1) Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines Adoption by Council scheduled for January 31st Council Meeting hopefully with improved efficacy. TLAB has authorised their eligibility … Continue reading

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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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Ministry of Municipal Affairs News Release: Ontario Passes Legislation to Build Better Communities and Conserve Watersheds

Ontario Passes Legislation to Build Better Communities and Conserve Watersheds Ontario Overhauling the Land Use Planning Appeal System and Strengthening Conservation December 12, 2017 12:20 P.M.   Today, Ontario passed legislation that will give communities a stronger voice in land … 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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Staff report regarding Long Branch Character Guidelines deferred at Dec. 8, 2017 Toronto Council meeting; slated to go to Council in January 2018

I have been following with interest the next steps for the staff report regarding the Long Branch Character Guidelines. At about 2:15 pm on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 at Toronto Council, on a motion from John Filion acting on behalf … Continue reading

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Long Branch Character Guidelines final staff report awaits debate at Toronto Council (Update: It’s been deferred)

Update: A more recent post is entitled: Staff report regarding Long Branch Character Guidelines deferred at Dec. 8, 2017 Toronto Council meeting; slated to go to Council in January 2018 [End]   The Long Branch Character Guidelines final staff report … Continue reading

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