Category Archives: Long Branch

105 22nd Street, Long Branch, Committee of Adjustment severance and variances

Jaan Pill (email to David Godley):  Again, I would be pleased to post this on my website, but would like to know if this would be a good way to go or not. David Godley:  Yes this one is fine. … Continue reading

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Good news regarding 86 Twenty Third Street in Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey)

The following text is from a message circulated from Ward 6, City of Toronto Councillor Mark Grimes’ Office: GOOD NEWS “The OMB recently denied the severance and variances requested at 86 Twenty Third St. This would have been a devastating … Continue reading

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Be alert regarding break-in attempts in your local neighbourhood

I am pleased to have the opportunity to share with you the information, which I have heard listening to CBC Radio in recent weeks, that the early afternoons are high-frequency times for break-ins at neighbourhoods across the City of Toronto. … Continue reading

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Etobicoke Creek mystery spill may take a week to clean up: CBC, May 15, 2015

A May 15, 2015 CBC article is entitled: “Etobicoke Creek mystery spill may take a week to clean up.” The opening paragraphs read: “Workers continued to clean up a mystery spill in Etobicoke Creek into the weekend – and to … Continue reading

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Recent emails (Brian Liberty; Jennifer Keesmaat; David Godley) concerned with urgent Long Branch urban planning matters

On May 10, 2015 Brian Liberty of Long Branch wrote: Hello everyone, A happy Sunday to you, and Happy Mother’s day to those celebrating. On Friday, David Godley received an email (see below) from the City’s Chief Planner, Jennifer Keesmaat … Continue reading

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Military history mural at Small Arms Building will be moved to building facade

Mural at Small Arms Building I have spoken about the mural at the front of the Small Arms Building in previous posts including this one: Long Branch Rifle Ranges, Small Arms Building, and the Arsenal Lands The mural has been … Continue reading

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Steve Nazar, who moved from Alderwood (Toronto) to Duncan, British Columbia, comments on what drives people out of Toronto

In previous posts, I’ve shared views about the destruction of the neighbourhood character of Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey). Among the posts are the following recent ones: Comment from Susan Virtue: May 4, 2015 “Character of Long Branch” meeting … Continue reading

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A mouse came to visit me at my home office. The next day I drove it to Marie Curtis Park.

I saw a mouse at my home office on May 5, 2015. I saw it several times that evening. I was wondering why it didn’t run off as soon as it saw me. On the morning of May 6, 2015, … Continue reading

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Comment from Susan Virtue: May 4, 2015 “Character of Long Branch” meeting at The Assembly Hall

Comment from Susan Virtue: I was at the meeting last night as well, David. I was very impressed with the turn out and the passion of the people who spoke. It’s heart breaking to learn of the abuses by developers, … Continue reading

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Comment from Susan Albert: May 4, 2015 “Character of Long Branch” meeting at The Assembly Hall

The following comment is from Susan Albert (I have added headings for ease of online reading): I too would like to thank Councillor Grimes and his staff for organizing last night’s meeting in response to the will of the residents … Continue reading

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