Category Archives: Long Branch

What do you think is meaningful community consultation?

Meaningful consultation is when the input from the community is genuinely taken into account. That includes the format snd detailed contents of whatever grows out of a consultation process. For example, does the community have the opportunity to offer input … Continue reading

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Houses of Parliament have Hansard. Courts have transcripts. What records does OMB provide of its deliberations?

A recent post is entitled: Feb. 17, 2017 Toronto Star: Contested Development – Parts 1, 2 & 3 in series about Ontario Municipal Board “wielding its unelected power” From my limited perspective and anecdotal evidence as a resident observing, and … Continue reading

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Deputation to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing from Jim Tovey, Ward 1 Councillor, City of Mississauga and Region of Peel

This post is concerned with the current project, initiated by the Ontario government, to reform the Ontario Municipal Board. The deputation to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing from City of Mississauga Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey (please see … Continue reading

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Comprehensive, highly informative overview of Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Guidelines draft is available at Councillor Mark Grime’s website

A detailed, comprehensive, and highly informative overview of the contents of the Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines draft is available at the website of Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes. We owe thanks to Councillor Grimes for the … Continue reading

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Recent Toronto Life article about “the South” and Toronto Star article about OMB have given rise to many thoughts

Two recent posts are entitled: Feb. 15, 2017 Toronto Life article: “The $1-Billion Hellhole.” Previous posts share back stories about superjail. Feb. 17, 2017 Toronto Star: Contested Development – Parts 1, 2 & 3 in series about Ontario Municipal Board … Continue reading

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Pages 12 & 13 (i.e. the set of pages) of Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Guidelines Draft focuses on 3.6 Special Features

Update: A more complete and highly informative  overview of the contents of the Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines Draft Document  is available at the website of Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes. We owe thanks to Councillor Grimes … Continue reading

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Pages 10 & 11 of Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Guidelines Draft focuses on 3.5 Setbacks & Landscape

Update: A more complete and highly informative  overview of the contents of the Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines Draft Document  is available at the website of Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes. We owe thanks to Councillor Grimes … Continue reading

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Pages 8 & 9 of Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Guidelines Draft focuses on 3.4 Driveways & Garages

Update: A more complete and highly informative  overview of the contents of the Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines Draft Document  is available at the website of Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes. We owe thanks to Councillor Grimes … Continue reading

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Lots happening at the Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre: Here’s a link to Feb. 11, 2017 message from the Centre

Click here to access Feb. 11, 2017 Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre message > The text of the message reads as follows (I have omitted the graphics, which you can find at the link at the top of this page): Find us … Continue reading

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Pages 6 & 7 of Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Guidelines Draft focuses on 3.3 Building Elements

Update: A more complete and highly informative  overview of the contents of the Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines Draft Document  is available at the website of Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes. We owe thanks to Councillor Grimes … Continue reading

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