Category Archives: Long Branch

Mississauga’s vision: A city where the waterfront is beautiful, transit is seamless, and residents celebrate and share their cultures

A December 18, 2016 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Hazel who? It’s Bonnie Crombie’s Mississauga: Mayor Bonnie Crombie has learned from Hazel McCallion and got her support. Yet her approach to running the city is a stark change.” A related post … Continue reading

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Please adapt or copy this OMB Review message, and send it in to OMBReview@ontario.ca by December 19, 2016

Details about the OMB Review are available at this link: final-public-consultation-document-1 Click here to access the Feedback Form for the OMB Review > 1) Tomorrow, December 19, 2016 is the deadline for comments from Ontario residents regarding the OMB Review. Please make … Continue reading

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As chair has acknowledged (Sept. 29, 2016 meeting), Committee of Adjustment subjectively decides what is Minor, what is Major

I was at a Committee of Adjustment (COA) at the Etobicoke Civic Centre from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Sept. 29, 2016. Many severances were accepted, some were rejected. Of all of the COA meetings I’ve attended in 2016, … Continue reading

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OMB Review Town Hall Meetings – Deadline for OMB Review comments is Dec. 19. Please comment!

A previous post is entitled: OMB Town Hall Meetings – Nov. 9 (3850 Lake Shore Blvd. W.) and Nov. 16 (110 Jutland Road) The following text has been forwarded as an email by George Kettel of Leaside; the text was … Continue reading

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Editor of Long Branch Village Facebook page shares reflections following Dec. 8, 2016 COA meeting

Update: See also: How will Toronto weather the storms of climate change? Don’t ask the Committee of Adjustment; they would care less. [end]   The editor of the Long Branch Village Facebook page has shared the following reflections the morning after … Continue reading

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OMB needs to be reined in – Nov. 17, 2016 Toronto Star. Concerns, as well, that overworked city planners can’t keep up

Click here for previous post about the OMB > A Nov. 17, 2016 Toronto Star article is entitled: “The Ontario Municipal Board needs to be reined in: Big land developers hire high-priced lawyers to pave the way for the paving of … Continue reading

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The Economic Value of Public Spaces and Parks – Nov. 10, 2016 Landscaping News

Click here to access The Economic Value of Public Spaces and Parks – Nov. 10, 2016 Landscaping News >  

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OMB Review process – How to participate (how to offer input, etc.): Here’s the link

Click here to access the relevant Ontario Municipal Board Review information link >  

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Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Town Hall Meetings

List of OMB Town Hall Meetings across Ontario You can access a list of the meetings at the following Government of Ontario (Ministry of Municipal Affairs; Ministry of Housing) link: Town Hall Meetings Etobicoke meetings (Wards 5 & 6) With … Continue reading

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OMB Town Hall Meetings – Nov. 9 (3850 Lake Shore Blvd. W.) and Nov. 16 (110 Jutland Road)

 

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