Category Archives: Long Branch

Jim Bray of Long Branch (Toronto) enjoyed racing stock cars in the 1950s

Some years ago, I got a phone call from Jim Bray, who used to live on Villa Road in Long Branch. As a result of the call, I got to know Jim Bray and his daughter Sandy Bray. The latter … Continue reading

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Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Regiment (PPCLI) Memorial Baton Relay – Sept. 7, 2014

The following text, which I’m pleased to share with you, was forwarded to me by David Juliusson:   PPCLI Memorial Baton Relay September 7, 2014, 10 am Trinity Church, 26 Stavebank Road N., Mississauga Canada’s famous Princess Patricia’s Light Infantry … Continue reading

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Aerodrome plaque in Lakeview and mural at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East

I’m pleased to share with you a photo of the Aerodrome plaque that is on view some distance to the west of the Small Arms building at Lakeshore Road East and Dixie Road. It’s along the bike path near the … Continue reading

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Military history mural at Small Arms Ltd. building in Mississauga

I much enjoy viewing the mural, related to military history, located at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East in Mississauga. This is an impressive and engaging work of art, presented in what I like to characterize as an open-air art gallery. … Continue reading

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Lakeview Waterfront Connection – Information display at Marie Curtis Park, Aug. 4, 2014, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

An earlier post that highlights and provides a context for the Lakeview Waterfront Connection project can be accessed here. Additional posts related to the redevelopment of the Mississauga waterfront can be accessed here. Join Credit Valley Conservation, Region of Peel, and Toronto … Continue reading

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Inspiration Lakeview – Master Plan – Share your thoughts

Background regarding Inspiration Lakeview, from the Preserved Stories website, can be found here.  You can also find information about Inspiration Lakeview by clicking on links at this post. Still another way to find background is by accessing the Mississauga category … Continue reading

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Doors Open event at Small Arms building at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East – Sept. 27, 2014 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The following text is from the Summer 2014 newsletter of the Small Arms Society You can access the newsletter here: Arms2Arts newsletter- Summer 2014   The former inspection building of Small Arms Limited will be open Saturday, September 27, 2014 … Continue reading

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W.O. 09-20003 QEW Improvements from Evans Avenue to Cawthra Road – Community Workshop #2 Meeting Minutes

In recent years I’ve been following with interest the QEW Improvements from Evans Avenue to Cawthra Road project. I originally learned of the project from David Juliusson of Long Branch. I’ve written several blog posts about the QEW project, including: I … Continue reading

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Lakeview Waterfront Connection – Summer Community Engagement

An earlier post that highlights and provides a context for the Lakeview Waterfront Connection project can be accessed here. Additional posts related to the redevelopment of the Mississauga waterfront can be accessed here. The following message is from Credit Valley … Continue reading

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Rehearsal for World Cup Opening Night Party! The Mod Club, 722 College St.

In a previous post, I introduced Anthony Savidge, a local musician studying at Humber College in New Toronto. He’s playing drums this evening at the World Cup Opening Party at The Mod Club in a performance featuring two groups of … Continue reading

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