Category Archives: Mississauga

The Mississauga meme has been: “No Tall Towers on the Lake” – will the meme survive?

This post concerns a well-attended community meeting, featuring many lively discussions, held at the Waterside Inn in Port Credit on Nov. 21, 2017. The meeting concerned the next steps for redevelopment of a stretch of Port Credit waterfront. This post … Continue reading

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City of Mississauga: A New Master Plan for Culture – Nov. 30, 2017, 6:00 pm Open House & Presentation

The following message is from Mississauga Culture. Click here to access the message in your browser > A New Master Plan for Culture A Culture Master Plan will provide direction for investment in arts, culture and heritage. The plan will … Continue reading

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Iris Evelina Giggs (1929-2017) excelled as a ballet teacher in Toronto and Mississauga

I met Jonathan Giggs, son of Iris Evelina Giggs, at a recent Ward 6 Local History event, outlined at a previous post: Highly valuable local history project has been initiated by Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes Jonathan mentioned that his mother, … Continue reading

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Hansard excerpt (2): City of Mississauga presentation at Oct. 17, 2017 OMB Reform hearing

This post features an excerpt from the Hansard transcript of the Oct. 17, 2017 hearing at Queen’s Park regarding Bill 139. My notes of the above-noted hearing are featured at a previous post entitled: Oakville mayor, Mississauga deputy city solicitor, and … Continue reading

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Benthic Macroinvertebrates: Indicators of Environmental Health (Credit Valley Conversations, Nov. 2, 2017)

Below are current event listings from Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and reference to a new CVC blog post. Because you can view all of the links (from the message) by accessing the link that appears in the next sentence, I … Continue reading

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Press Release from Heritage Mississauga: The Credits, a Celebration of Cultural Heritage

As a volunteer in years past, I wrote many news releases (aka press releases). These days, I much enjoy reading news releases that deal with topics that interest me. As a volunteer and event organizer, I was also involved with … Continue reading

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Screenshots, slides, and audio recording of Urban Flooding Collaborative webinar held on Oct. 17, 2017

Click on images to enlarge them I attended an impressive, informative, well-organized Oct. webinar on Oct. 17, 2017 devoted to the topic of Flood Risk in Ontario. The webinar was presented by Clara Blakelock, M.Sc., M.E.P.P., Water Programs Manager, Green … Continue reading

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Hansard transcript of Oct. 17, 2017 hearing at Queen’s Park regarding OMB Reform is now available

The Hansard transcript of the Bill 139 (OMB Reform) hearing at Queen’s Park on Oct. 17, 2017 hearing is now available. A transcript of the hearing on the same legislative topic, held the previous day on Oct. 16, is also available. By way … Continue reading

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Reusing Fill as a Resource to Bring Nature Back to the Waterfront: Oct. 26, 2017 message from Credit Valley Conversations

I’ve recently received an email message from Credit Valley Conservations; the headline and opening paragraphs are posted below. Click here for previous posts about Credit Valley Conservation > To access the email as a link, click here. Reusing Fill as … Continue reading

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Oakville mayor, Mississauga deputy city solicitor, and former Toronto chief planner speak out at Oct. 17, 2017 OMB Review hearing

Update A recent post is entitled: Hansard transcript of Oct. 17, 2017 hearing at Queen’s Park regarding OMB Reform is now available [End]   I was very pleased to have the opportunity to attend a committee hearing at Queen’s Park on Oct. … Continue reading

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