Category Archives: Long Branch

Links related to a differential approach to climate change at City of Mississauga as compared to the City of Toronto

I have previously noted that the City of Mississauga appears many light years ahead of the City of Toronto in relation to community engagement (that is, getting citizens involved with planning decisions, in practice as well as in theory) and … Continue reading

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MPP Peter Milczyn, Etobicoke-Lakeshore June Seniors’ Month Tea with special guest speaker, Wednesday, June 14, 2-4pm, Royal Canadian Legion on Jutland. RSVP BY FRIDAY, JUNE 9th

 

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Retail Developments in Alderwood & Long Branch

The following June 2, 2017 message is from a neighbour: Farm Boy is opening this Fall in Alderwood. ETOBICOKE COMMUNITY HOME TO NEW FARM BOY™ STORE Shoppers Drug Mart is moving from the Lakeshore & 30th Street Location to the … Continue reading

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February 2017 draft of Long Branch (Toronto) Urban Design Guidelines document is available online

As you may know, the Preserved Stories website has a good number of posts devoted to the most recent draft – published in February 2017 – of the Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines project. The latter project involves input from a … Continue reading

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Open House – 18 Villa Road – Sat/Sun, May 27/28, 2017 at 2-4 pm

  Update The house has been sold.

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Toronto Pearson & Our Communities: Public Meeting at Silverthorn C.I. – 2:00 to 4:00 pm, Saturday, May 27, 2017

A May 26, 2017 tweet from the Rockwood Homeowners’ Association (RHA), founded in 1997 and located in Ward 3 at the City of Mississauga, reads: Rockwood_RHA‏ @rockwood_rha Concerned about increased air traffic in Rockwood Village? Voice your concerns this Saturday. … Continue reading

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Hazel McCallion outlines Mississauga’s unique approach to preservation of its waterfront

May 23, 2917 Port Credit – Hazel McCallion: “We have preserved the waterfront”   At a May 23, 2017 Port Credit Official Plan Amendment (OPA) meeting, Hazel McCallion lauded the ongoing redevelopment of Mississauga’s waterfront. The former mayor of the … Continue reading

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Attempted Home Invasion / Robbery: Major Mackenzie & Weston Road, Woodbridge area. Same SUV has been seen in south Etobicoke.

Click on images to enlarge them; click again to enlarge them further The following message was posted at a local Neighbourhood Watch Facebook page; the introduction to the text reads: Good read. This car was spotted by a few local … Continue reading

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Inspiration Lakeview and the Small Arms Building repurposing project are an inspiration for people around the world

I much value the support that has been expressed from time to time by local residents,  for the work that I do in sharing a few stories, when I have time, at the Preserved Stories website. The ‘four sisters’ story … Continue reading

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Distinctive dialogues, in relation to civic engagement, are evident in Port Credit, Lakeview, Long Branch, New Toronto, and Mimico

I’ve been involved with local history as it relates especially to Long Branch for a short time, about 10 years. It’s been a most interesting form of education, for me. I have lived in Long Branch for 20 years. One … Continue reading

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