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As we remember #DDay, here’s a scene from the #SmallArms factory in #MississaugaLakeshore. We thank all who served! ( Sven Spengemann @SvenTrueNorth)

Sven Spengemann @SvenTrueNorth has posted the following tweet (with photo) As we remember #DDay, here’s a scene from the #SmallArms factory in #MississaugaLakeshore. We thank all who served! Small Arms Building (click on photos to enlarge them; click again to enlarge … Continue reading

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Drop by a public open house in your region to learn about proposed revised #landuseON plans http://ow.ly/oMY1300fuzD

I am pleased to share the following June 2, 2016 tweet from Ontario MMAH ‏@OntMMAH: Drop by a public open house in your region to learn about proposed revised #landuseON plans http://ow.ly/oMY1300fuzD Mississauga open house is in June 13, 2016; Toronto … Continue reading

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Sam Smith Park Farmers Market opens today, June 4, 2016

For details: Sam Smith Park Farmer’s Market. Who was Sam Smith? For details, you may wish to read the following longread article: A History of Long Branch (Toronto) – DRAFT 4  

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Yard-Sign Campaign Proves Effective in Reducing Speed On Residential Streets – May 11, 2001 Urban Transportation Monitor

A May 11, 2001 Urban Transportation Monitor article is entitled: “Yard-Sign Campaign Proves Effective in Reducing Speed On Residential Streets: Already Implemented in 80 Communities in 24 States.” If you know of more recent studies, can you please contact me. … Continue reading

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The question of lawn signs and the Long Branch Neighbourhood Association (LBNA), which is currently being formed

In a previous post, I have highlighted points of view regarding anti-severance lawn signs in Long Branch: What impact would lawn signs have on development issues facing Long Branch (Toronto)? The gist of the post is that the lawn signs … Continue reading

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May 28, 2016 Small Arms Jane’s Walk (and the only @Doors_OpenTO in @citymississauga) went beautifully

A tweet from Jim Tovey sums up the May 28, 2016 Small Arms Jane’s Walk beautifully: Thrilled to B hosting the only @Doors_OpenTO in @citymississauga with @JaanPill & @S_A_Society #SharedHeritage Jim Tovey, who was elected six years ago as Ward … Continue reading

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What impact would lawn signs have on development issues facing Long Branch (Toronto)?

I’ve had the occasion to share some thoughts in an email discussion involving residents in Long Branch concerning a plan to set up lawn signs as a way to express opposition to the lot-severances that are happening in the community. … Continue reading

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Toronto and Montreal wiped out their farmsteads

I much enjoyed getting together for coffee on May 18, 2016 at the Birds and Beans Café in Mimico with Bob Carswell, who attended Malcolm Campbell High School (MCHS) in Montreal in the 1960s. In those years I was also … Continue reading

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Woman, 81, struck by car in Etobicoke – May 19, 2016 CityNews

A May 19, 2016 CityNews article is entitled: “Woman, 81, struck by car in Etobicoke.” The woman who was hit at Twenty Fourth Street around 6:00 am on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 was seriously injured, with head injuries, according to … Continue reading

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Gems of Etobicoke-Lakeshore awards and celebration on Wednesday May 25th starting at 7pm at The Assembly Hall

The following message is from Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn’s office: Join us at our Gems of Etobicoke-Lakeshore awards and celebration on Wednesday, May 25th starting at 7pm at The Assembly Hall, where we will recognize and appreciate outstanding small businesses … Continue reading

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