Category Archives: Long Branch

Highly successful In Situ event at Small Arms Building in Mississauga, Oct. 27 to 29, 2016: Great turnout, great sense of organization

I am delighted that I had the opportunity, on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, to attend an In Situ event at the Small Arms Building in Mississauga. We were impressed with the turnout, the enthusiasm, and the great … Continue reading

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Mimico groups pushing back against ‘westward wave’ of condo development: Oct. 25, 2016 Etobicoke Guardian. Plus: Please help us regarding 14 Villa!

An Oct. 25, 2016 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “Mimico groups pushing back against ‘westward wave’ of condo development: OMB decision ‘rather indecisive’, says Mimico Lakeshore Community Network co-chair.” You can access the article at the link in the previous sentence. … Continue reading

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Planning Staff recommend that 14 Villa Road consent and minor variance applications be refused

The Oct. 27, 2017 Planning Staff report regarding 14 Villa Road recommends the the consent and minor variance applications be refused. You can access the report at the City of Toronto website or you can access it here: 2016-10-27-planners-report-refusal-recommended If … Continue reading

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Two residents of Long Branch, each named Susan, have shared messages regarding recent developments in Long Branch: “SOMETHING must be done.”

Susan, a resident of Long Branch, has shared with us a message regarding a recent overview by David Godley regarding Planning decisions at the City of Toronto, as they relate to Lot Splitting in Long Branch. I am pleased to … Continue reading

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Mike Smith of GDSS has prepared 3D renderings & shadow studies for Nov. 3, 2016 hearing regarding 14 Villa Road

We are working with South Etobicoke resident Mike Smith to prepare 3D renderings and shadow studies related to the 14 Villa Road Application. Mike is preparing 3D renderings for the Villa Road residents who will be speaking at or after 5:00 … Continue reading

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Is it time to set up a Long Branch expat community in Mississauga? Maybe it’s already been started.

We have a couple of good comments at a recent post entitled: If you receive a Notice from the Committee of Adjustment, here’s a Guide to the Notice By way of bringing attention to the discussion, I am pleased to … Continue reading

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If you receive a Notice from the Committee of Adjustment, here are specific comments for residents close by plus those farther afield

What follows is is a great resource for everyone in Long Branch, no matter where you happen to reside. The following overview if from the Long Branch Neighbourhood Association. Things to think about Once built, new homes will affect you … Continue reading

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If you receive a Notice from the Committee of Adjustment, here’s a Guide to the Notice

In the text that follows we refer specifically to the 14 Villa Road application. Residents elsewhere in Toronto will also find this overview useful. A previous post, based on material from the Long Branch Neighbourhood Association, is entitled: If you … Continue reading

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If you receive a Notice from the Committee of Adjustment, here’s (1) a Guide to the Notice & (2) things to think about (for residents nearby and elsewhere)

On the right is a drawing of one of the two buildings proposed for 14 Villa Road. 1. Guide to the public hearing Notice A resident on Villa Road has noted the document, which is from the Long Branch Neighbourhood Association, … Continue reading

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Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Review – Town Hall Meetings in Etobicoke, Nov. 9 & 16, 2016

 

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