Category Archives: Long Branch

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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Mississauga’s Lakeview Waterfront Connection now has a draft proposal plan ready for viewing by the public

The following information is from a recent newsletter from Councillor Mark Grimes’ Office: Mississauga Lakeview Waterfront Connection Mississauga’s Lakeview Waterfront Connection now has a draft proposal plan ready for viewing by the public. A Mississauga staff report is also attached … Continue reading

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The Marie Curtis Bike Park Concept Plan will be presented at a public meeting on Monday May 12 at 7 pm

We are pleased to share the following message from Janette Harvey: Good afternoon, The Marie Curtis Bike Park Concept Plan is finally ready, and will be presented at a public meeting on Monday May 12 at 7pm. The meeting notice … Continue reading

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What is a Jane’s Walk? It’s an open-ended concept

After two years of organizing Jane’s Walks, and a third year of organizing under way, I have a good sense of what a Jane’s Walk is. What it is is aptly vague and open-ended. I like that. I do, and … Continue reading

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