Category Archives: Long Branch

Hansard excerpt (1) – Canadian Environmental Law Association presentation at Oct. 17, 2017 OMB Reform hearing

This post features an excerpt from the Hansard transcript of the Oct. 17, 2017 hearing at Queen’s Park regarding Bill 139. My notes of the above-noted hearing are featured at a previous post entitled: Oakville mayor, Mississauga deputy city solicitor, and former … Continue reading

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Highly valuable local history project has been initiated by Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes

On Nov. 2, 2017 I attended a highly valuable local history project that has been initiated by Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes. The event was held at The Assembly Hall in line with a purpose outlined at two recent posts: … Continue reading

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Ward 6 Historical Night – Nov. 2 at 7:00 pm at The Assembly Hall

Click here to access the Ward 6 Historical Night message in your browser > The following message is from Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes’ Office: Dear Neighbour, My historical night event is just days away, and I would be extremely pleased … Continue reading

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Screenshots, slides, and audio recording of Urban Flooding Collaborative webinar held on Oct. 17, 2017

Click on images to enlarge them I attended an impressive, informative, well-organized Oct. webinar on Oct. 17, 2017 devoted to the topic of Flood Risk in Ontario. The webinar was presented by Clara Blakelock, M.Sc., M.E.P.P., Water Programs Manager, Green … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch – Oct. 2017 update from David Godley

Attachments: FoNTRA-Bill139-Submission-August-4-2017 minor variance ord tlab The following message is from David Godley: Greetings from Autumnal Long Branch Applications Update 1) New Applications (No hearings scheduled due to unprecedented number and limited staff) Congratulations Barbara Bartosik on your promo now … Continue reading

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Looking Back on the Lake Shore: Presentations on preservation of local history resources: Thurs., Nov. 2, 2017, 7:00 to 9:00 pm. at The Assembly Hall

The purpose of the current post is to bring attention to a message of Oct. 20, 2017 from Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes’ Office: Click here to access Ward 6 Councillor’s Message entitled: Looking Back on the Lakeshore > The … Continue reading

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Hansard transcript of Oct. 17, 2017 hearing at Queen’s Park regarding OMB Reform is now available

The Hansard transcript of the Bill 139 (OMB Reform) hearing at Queen’s Park on Oct. 17, 2017 hearing is now available. A transcript of the hearing on the same legislative topic, held the previous day on Oct. 16, is also available. By way … Continue reading

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New exhibit at Toronto Archives celebrates life in the suburbs: Etobicoke Guardian, Sept. 26, 2017

A Sept. 26, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “New exhibit at Toronto Archives celebrates life in the suburbs: ‘Wide Open World’ photo exhibition runs through August 2018.” The article reads: A new photo exhibit illustrating life in Toronto’s postwar … Continue reading

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Oakville mayor, Mississauga deputy city solicitor, and former Toronto chief planner speak out at Oct. 17, 2017 OMB Review hearing

Update A recent post is entitled: Hansard transcript of Oct. 17, 2017 hearing at Queen’s Park regarding OMB Reform is now available [End]   I was very pleased to have the opportunity to attend a committee hearing at Queen’s Park on Oct. … Continue reading

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Hansard transcript of Oct. 16, 2017 Bill 139 committee hearing at Queen’s Park regarding Bill 139 (proposed OMB Reform legislation)

You can access the transcript here: Committee Documents: Standing Committee on Social Policy – 2017-Oct-16 – Bill 139, Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 Previous posts about OMB and Bill 139 Click here for previous posts about Bill … Continue reading

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