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Elton Crescent in Long Branch is named after J.O. Elton, reeve of Long Branch and brother of architect Gresely Elton

A May 12, 2016 Globe and Mail article is entitled: “Fewer listings in Toronto’s housing market make for a bitter spring.” The article includes a photo with the following caption: “This house at 5 Elton Cres., with an asking price … Continue reading

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The Greenbelt is smart, sustainable living: Lou Rinaldi, MPP for Northumberland-Quinte West

For a previous post regarding Greenbelt proposals, discussed in the following message, please click here. The following message is from Lou Rinaldi, MPP for Northumberland-Quinte West The Greater Golden Horseshoe is Canada’s fastest-growing urban region and the country’s economic engine. … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch – May 2016 Update from David Godley

The following message is from David Godley; when time permits, I will adjust the line spacing and will add headings and attached files: Spring Greetings From Long Branch Michael Laffrade Mike passed away at age 57 leaving a wife and … Continue reading

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Ontario proposes greenbelt expansion as urban growth intensifies – Jane Taber article, May 10, 2016 Globe & Mail

A May 10, 2016 Globe and Mail article is entitled: “Ontario proposes greenbelt expansion as urban growth intensifies.” The article notes that planners are said to view the proposals as “bold and necessary,” whereas builders are said to assert that … Continue reading

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To what extent do neighbourhood Facebook groups serve as virtual gated communities? Good question

An April 28, 2016 Walrus article is entitled: “Neighbourhood Watch: How social networks lead to racial profiling. Welcome to Canada’s new virtual gated communities.” This is an interesting article about identity politics in Montreal and Toronto. I belong to a closed … Continue reading

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May 28, 2016 Small Arms Jane’s Walk. What is a Jane’s Walk? I don’t know. That’s what I like about Jane’s Walk.

What is a Jane’s Walk? A May 1, 2016 message from Jane’s Walk reads: “Every single one of us has a story, an opinion, a question, or a dream about where they live, work, and play. And every Jane’s Walk … Continue reading

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On Saturday, May 28, 2016, the Small Arms Jane’s Walk will visit the Long Branch Rifle Ranges in Mississauga

You are cordially invited to join us on Saturday, May 28, 2016 for a Jane’s Walk led by Ward One, City of Mississauga Councillor Jim Tovey. The walk begins at 1:00 pm on May 28 at the Small Arms Building at … Continue reading

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May 5, 2016 Etobicoke South Cycling Committee meeting starts 7:00 pm at LAMP

The following message is from David Juliusson of Long Branch: Hi all The meeting will be held at LAMP from 7-9 PM on May 5. 1. The City Council approved the Lakeshore Cycle Track. It also instructed the City transportation … Continue reading

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Mississauga approves motion to ban door-to-door sales – CBC report, April 27, 2016

An April 27, 2016 CBC article is entitled: “Mississauga approves motion to ban door-to-door sales: Ban not about ‘the girl guides who are maybe selling cookies as a charity,’ says Coun. Karen Ras.” The lead paragraphs note: Mississauga City Council has … Continue reading

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Student struck by car at Lake Shore Blvd. and Twenty Seventh St. (April 29, 2016). Mississauga resident crossing street with walker killed in in Port Credit (April 22, 2016).

Following is from @TPSOperations – Toronto Police Operations Centre – on Twitter (Friday, April 29, 2016). COLLISION: Lake Shore Blvd W and Twenty Seventh St @TPS22Div. Pedestrian struck. Unknown injuries. Update: According to Facebook posts: JSB Student hit by vehicle at 27th … Continue reading

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