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Update regarding Dead Man’s Curve at Brown’s Line and Lake Shore Blvd. West. Commentary: An EARLIER warning would work much better

Update A subsequent post is entitled: Anna writes: The entire Brown’s Line at Lake Shore intersection “needs a redesign” [End]   A previous post is entitled: Work in progress: Better signage might save lives, at “Dead Man’s Curve” at southbound … Continue reading

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Update regarding application to remove two mature trees at No Frills at Brown’s Line and Lake Shore Blvd. West

This post concerns Re: 3730 Lakeshore Blvd. West [#106750]. A previous post is entitled: No response from Choice Properties REIT regarding sign erected between two mature trees – No Frills by Brown’s Line I have been copied on recent email … Continue reading

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Heads-up regarding next steps for the Preserved Stories website

Over the next several months, I will be cutting back on blog posts related to Long Branch and nearby neighbourhoods. I mention this now, by way of a heads-up, for regular visitors to this website. I will be working, with … Continue reading

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Local historians preserve Etobicoke’s past for future generations: Oct. 5, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article

An Oct. 5, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “Local historians preserve Etobicoke’s past for future generations.” The article is by Cynthia Reason; the photo is by Justin Greaves of Metroland. The article is beautifully written. It starts with humour, … Continue reading

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Toronto Local Appeal Body (TLAB) Info Session will take place at Assembly Hall, 7:00 pm, Oct. 18, 2017

Please note it’s the Toronto Local Appeal Body; many of us are used to calling it the Toronto Local Appeal Board, as that is the word that most easily rolls off the tongue, and has one less syllable in it. Calling it the … Continue reading

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Oct. 10, 2017 is deadline for comments regarding August 2017 Long Branch Character Guidelines draft

The August 2017 Long Branch Guidelines draft is at: August 2017 DRAFT Long Branch Neighbourhood Character Guidelines Background By way of background, a post regarding the PREVIOUS DRAFT [February 2017] is entitled: February 2017 draft of Long Branch (Toronto) Urban … Continue reading

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No response from Choice Properties REIT regarding sign erected between two mature trees – No Frills by Brown’s Line

A previous post is entitled: Please send a letter today to help save the trees in front of No Frills (Brown’s Line & Lake Shore) The Long Branch resident, whose email messages are highlighted at the above-noted post, has sent … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch September 2017 Part 1 (David sent this out on Sept. 9, 2017; I am slow in posting it)

The text from David Godley will follow my preamble to this post; if you want to skip the preamble, just go forward to the heading entitled: “Conserving Long Branch September 2017 Part 1.” Preamble from Jaan Pill I have changed … Continue reading

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Joyce Moore of North Toronto has added a comment regarding “the same destruction of neighbourhoods by developers”

A recent post is entitled: May 2017 Update from David Godley: Committee of Adjustment & related topics At that post, Joyce Moore of North Toronto has added the following comment: I have read many of the letters on your website … Continue reading

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Check out the Lakeshore Connecting Communities upcoming meetings in Mississauga on Sept. 26 and 27, 2017

You can access details at Lakeshore Connecting Communities. Previous posts about Mississauga Click here to access previous posts about Mississauga > Commentary My anecdotal evidence suggests to me that civic engagement in Mississauga is qualitatively different from civic engagement in … Continue reading

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