Category Archives: Long Branch

City moves to protect heritage of former St. Agnes Anglican Church in Long Branch (Toronto)

An April 12, 2016 insidetoronto.com article is entitled: “City moves to protect heritage of former St. Agnes Anglican Church in Long Branch.” Subhead reads: “Developer working with city heritage staff on an ‘adaptive reuse’ of church for residential development,” Our … Continue reading

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Dangerous traffic conditions at Fortieth Street and Lake Shore Blvd. West in Long Branch

On April 5, 2016 I sent the following message to Mark Grimes. If you live in Ward 6, and have a concern about this topic, please send a message to his office also. My message to the Councillor’s Office: Good … Continue reading

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February 2008 Mississauga Business Times article shares key insights regarding community-initiated Lakeview Waterfront Connection Project

The source for the article and editorial highlighted at the current blog post is an online archive at the University of Toronto: http://archive.kmdi.utoronto.ca/documentshomepage/Lakeview_Miss_Times.pdf Development that takes into account the interests of local residents I’ve written about topics related to Lakeview … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch (Toronto) – April 2016 update from David Godley

The following text is from David Godley: Long Branch is being invaded! Soldier Houses are on the march! 
They have already established bridgeheads throughout the Neighbourhood. 3 storey twin houses on narrow lots are disfiguring beautiful and engaging Long Branch … Continue reading

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A History of Long Branch (Toronto) – DRAFT 4

Long Branch Rifle Ranges, Long Branch Aerodrome, Long Branch Racetrack: What do they have in common? What the rifle ranges, aerodrome – Canada’s first aerodrome; it was located beside the rifle ranges, in Mississauga – and racetrack have in common, for … Continue reading

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Innovative mapping technology tells Story of Hurricane Hazel and current flood management systems

The following text, from a March 23, 2017 TRCA news release that I learned about on March 24, 2016 Via Twitter, is from the Livestream page at the TRCA website: Innovative Mapping Technology tells Story of Hurricane Hazel and Progression … Continue reading

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Travel report from David Godley: “The Real Costa Rica”

I am pleased to share the following travel report from David Godley. Please note that previous travel reports from David can be accessed through the link at the previous sentence. The Real Costa Rica WestJet Airline suggests that Canadians should … Continue reading

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March 2016 update from David Godley: “Long Branch is now Ground Zero for severances in Canada”

The following text is from David Godley of Long Branch: Long Branch is now Ground Zero for severances in Canada Almost one application a week represents what seems to be the most concentrated neighbourhood for severance applications. With 83% odds … Continue reading

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The 10th Annual Jane’s Walk Festival is just two months away!

For a message from the Jane’s Walk organization entitled “The 10th Annual Jane’s Walk Festival is just two months away!”, click here. In years past, I’ve organized Jane’s Walks in collaboration with Mike James of Niagara-on-the-Lake. I no longer lead walks but … Continue reading

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Great Snowy White Owl on Thirty Fifth Street in Long Branch (Toronto)

We owe thanks to John Easton for forwarding this photo and the following Feb. 23, 2016 message from Steve of Long Branch: Hi Neighbours. Check this out. This beautiful owl kept warm from 9am to 3pm on the chimney of … Continue reading

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