Category Archives: Long Branch

Brian Liberty further describes Community Garden project in New Toronto

In a video from the May 4, 2014 Jane’s Walk in Long Branch, Brian Liberty elaborates on comments, made at the Jane’s Walk the previous day, concerning a Community Garden project in New Toronto. You can access the video, which is … Continue reading

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Marie Curtis Bike Skills Park – May 12, 2014 Public Meeting document

We’ve discussed the bike skills park in earlier posts. Here’s a PDF of the May 12, 2014 public meeting on this topic: MCBP Public Meeting 2 Presentation_web The document is entitled: Marie Curtis Bike Skills Park Public Meeting #2 – … Continue reading

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Update – Air quality results for south Etobicoke. May 27, 2014 Toronto Environmental Alliance Meet & Greet event at LAMP

I attended a presentation by the Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) in south Etobicoke a year ago, in May 2013. I was impressed with the quality and scope of information that Heather Marshall shared at that time. The work that TEA … Continue reading

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Anecdotes Shared by Fellow Walkers – May 5, 2014 post by Jaan Pill at Jane’s Walk website

I’ve recently posted a blog item for the Toronto Walks Blog of the Jane’s Walk website. I’ve enjoyed writing this item, because it enables a person to consider the broader issues of interest to anybody who lives close to the … Continue reading

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Map shows location of proposed Bike Skills Park at Marie Curtis Park

A question that came up during the May 3, 2014 Jane’s Walk in Long Branch concerned the location of the proposed Bike Skills Park at Marie Curtis Park. I’ve posted the map at the end of this post. Background information … Continue reading

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May 4, 2014 Jane’s Walk in Long Branch focused on conversations – with many people sharing anecdotes and comments

Our May 4, 2014 Jane’s Walk in Long Branch went beautifully – as has been the case with each of our Jane’s Walks in this neighbourhood in South Etobicoke on the Lake Ontario shoreline starting with the first one on … Continue reading

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Around where the Long Branch GO Station is now located was a thriving community in the 1950s, as Bill Rawson explains (2-minute video)

Before the May 4, 2014 Jane’s Walk in Long Branch began, I went to Long Branch Furniture on Lake Shore Road East to visit Bill Rawson. I met him in the morning, before the walk, to see if he’d be … Continue reading

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May 3, 2014 Jane’s Walk shares conversations about 1940s, ’50s, & ’60s events in Mississauga and Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey)

Mike James and Jaan Pill are now in their third year of organizing Jane’s Walks in Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey). The Saturday, May 3, 2014 Jane’s Walk began at our usual time and location – at 10:30 am … Continue reading

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Marina Gavrylyuk has posted a recent interview with Jaan Pill – May 2, 1014

Marina Gavrylyuk, Sales Representative, Sutton Group Summit Realty Inc., Brokerage conducts interviews with successful local residents in the communities where she works. You can find an interview with Jaan Pill, posted on May 2, 2014, at: http://marinag.ca/4a_blog_post.php?post_id=30015 Among the topics … Continue reading

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Stop 7.0 – May 4, 2014 Long Branch Jane’s Walk: Fair Grounds Cafe at 24th and Lake Shore

Our seventh and final stop, at the Sunday, May 4, 2014 Jane’s Walk in Long Branch, which starts at 10:30 am at the East Parking Lot at Marie Curtis Park, will be at the Fair Grounds Organic Roastery and Cafe … Continue reading

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