Category Archives: Long Branch

Pages 2 & 3 of Guidelines Draft: Exmoor Drive above TTC Loop is now included in Long Branch Guidelines project

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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Advisory Group for Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines had a productive meeting on Feb. 7, 2017

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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Conserving Long Branch – February 2017 Update from David Godley

Following message is David Godley <mhairig@pathcom.com> * Hello from Cool Long Branch * Contents 1) Status of applications 2) How to Proceed after the committee of Adjustment has made their decision. 3) Agenda TV program on the OMB 4) Awarding … Continue reading

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Toronto’s 1950s emergency housing: An informative, comprehensive overview by Kevin Brushett (2007)

Where will the people go? At a previous post, I’ve shared a PDF link for a paper entitled: “Where will the people go: Toronto’s Emergency Housing Program and the Limits of Canadian Social Housing Policy, 1944-1957 (2007).” This is a valuable … Continue reading

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First meeting of Toronto Local Appeal Body – Feb. 10, 2017 in Scarborough

Lakeshore Planning Council has passed along the following message: The first meeting of the TORONTO LOCAL APPEAL BODY Agenda – Orientation on the Operations of the LAB NOTICE OF MEETINGS – TORONTO LOCAL APPEAL BODY Toronto Local Appeal Body meeting … Continue reading

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Through A Lens, Brightly – Ecology (of Col. Samuel Smith Park) photo exhibit – Humber College Lakeshore Campus, until April 29 2017

I was very impressed with the recent Grand Openings of three new buildings at Humber College: Humber College Lakeshore Campus Grand Openings took place on Jan. 26, 2017 Humber College is featuring two exhibits. I’ve discussed the first exhibit at … Continue reading

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Behind the Bricks: Recovering the Stories (oral histories) of the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital – Humber College until May 31, 2017

I was very impressed with the Grand Openings of three new buildings at Humber College: Humber College Lakeshore Campus Grand Openings took place on Jan. 26, 2017 Click here for a quick overview and short video about the new buildings … Continue reading

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Life at the Long Branch Army Camp, long, long ago! – Garry Burke shares additional comments

A previous post is entitled: Ted Long shares photos from the Long Branch army camp in the 1950s; with comments from Ted Long & Garry Burke I am pleased to share with you an additional comment (Jan. 31, 2017) from … Continue reading

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Ted Long shares photos from the Long Branch army camp in the 1950s; with comments from Ted Long & Garry Burke

In a previous post, I’ve shared comments from Ted Long, regarding the wartime and postwar housing that was in place at Small Arms Ltd. in the 1940s and 1950s. The Long Branch army camp was in what is now Lakeview … Continue reading

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Where Europe’s GDP Is Rising And Falling: Impressive data visualization at CityLab.com

A Jan. 18, 2017 CityLab.com article is entitled: “Where Europe’s GDP Is Rising And Falling: These maps break down the EU’s wealth, region by region.” Great use of data visualization! Very impressive work. Also, of interest: A Jan. 27, 2017 Brookings … Continue reading

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