Category Archives: Mississauga

Town of Port Credit Association shares comments about Port Credit Marina Lands Official Plan Amendment. Note also May 23, 2017 public meeting.

I have been following with interest the story of the Port Credit redevelopment process. However, I have not been following the details of the story closely. By way of publicizing, in a small way, some of the ongoing discussions, I am … Continue reading

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Team of quick-thinking residents saves the life of muskrat-like creature stuck on Etobicoke Creek Bridge at Marie Curtis Park

On many days, I walk from the vicinity of the Long Branch TTC Loop in Etobicoke (Toronto) to the Small Arms Building in Lakeview (Mississauga) at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East. It’s a walk that I enjoy; over the years … Continue reading

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Put your money in Conservation Authority Flood Management Programs and it will be well-spent – May 10, 2017 Credit Valley Conservation post

A May 10, 2017 Credit Valley Conservation article is entitled: “Put your money in Conservation Authority Flood Management Programs and it will be well-spent.” The opening paragraphs of the article, by by Jo-Anne Rzadki, Business Development & Partnerships Coordinator, Conservation Ontario, … Continue reading

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Kitchen Orkestra CD Release – May 12, 2017 starting 8:00 pm, Placebo Space, 2877 Lake Shore Blvd. West

For many years, I’ve been following – and have been highly impressed by – the musical career of the young Etobicoke musician Hayley Ryerson. Click here to access Hayley Ryerson’s website > Hayley and the Kitchen Orkestra is releasing their … Continue reading

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An intellectual history of the past week; if you seek references to spectacularly abysmal dysfunction, ignore this post

For many years, I have been thinking, off and on, about water pumps that automatically shut off when there is no water to pump out. On one of my many recent trips to Home Depot a salesperson was very helpful, … Continue reading

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De Correspondent: A New Kind of Journalism – A most inspiring May 3, 2017 Coral Project article

A May 3, 2017 Coral Project article is entitled: “De Correspondent: A New Kind of Journalism.” An excerpt reads: During the six month duration of our New to the Netherlands project, 279 members of De Correspondent each chose to meet … Continue reading

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A Residential Guide to Flood Prevention and Recovery – City of Mississauga

You can access the document here: A Residential Guide to Flood Prevention and Recovery – City of Mississauga  

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Keeping a Close Eye on Our Waterways – Message from Credit Valley Conservation

I am very impressed with, and totally inspired by, the work of Credit Valley Conservation. CVC does an incredibly fine job in all areas of communications – news releases, live presentations, information displays, and workshops, to name just a few … Continue reading

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Port Credit massive (and yet, human-scale) redevelopment project; more details at 7:00 pm, May 23, 2017 meeting at historic Clarke Memorial Hall

A TOPCA (Town of Port Credit) tweet of April 30, 2017 notes: TOWN HALL MTG: Tues May 23 @ 7-9pm, Clarke Hall. “On Our Watch” re: Waterfront plans at fmr Imperial Oil & Marina lands #PortCredit. Click here to access … Continue reading

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April 19, 2017 Air Traffic Noise meeting follow-up: April 28, 2017 message from Kathryn Hanford, Manager, GTAA Community Outreach

Click here for previous posts about air traffic noise > The following message is from Kathryn Hanford, Manager, Community Outreach, Greater Toronto Airports Authority. To ensure that site visitors can find the links readily, I have made the links more … Continue reading

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