Category Archives: Mississauga

Hearings on Bill 139 (OMB Reform) will take place on Oct. 16 & 17 and Oct. 23 & 24; Oct. 24 is comments deadline

I have recently learned that hearings on Bill 139, which proposes to replace the Ontario Municipal Board with a Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, have now been scheduled. MPP Peter Milczyn’s Office has shared the following message regarding the upcoming Bill … Continue reading

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Comments from Colleen O’Marra regarding next steps for the Preserved Stories website

The photo on the right of a small sample of artifacts from the 1984 dig at the Colonel Samuel Smith homestead site at 85 Forty First Street in Long Branch is from a blog post dated June 23, 2012. A … Continue reading

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Lakeview Ratepayers Association AGM: Impressive meeting, inspiring speakers including Mayor Crombie & Councillor Tovey

I had the good fortune to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Lakeview Ratepayers Association, which took place on Oct. 11, 2017 at the Mississauga Seniors Centre. I learned about the meeting some time back, when I was driving … Continue reading

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Comments from Jaan Pill regarding August 2017 Long Branch Character Guidelines draft

My previous comments, regarding an earlier, February 2017 version of the Long Branch Character Guidelines draft, are at a post entitled: Input from Jaan Pill of Preserved Stories regarding Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Guidelines Draft My current comments address … Continue reading

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Air Traffic Noise: GTAA will examine 30 recommendations based on practices at similar airports around the world: Sept. 28, 2017 CBC article

Click here to access previous posts about Air Traffic Noise > A Sept. 28, 2017 CBC article is entitled: “GTAA to consider new strategies to cut down on aircraft noise at Pearson: The GTAA will examine 30 recommendations based on … Continue reading

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Future of Mr. Christie’s land uncertain as demolition begins (CityNews, Sept. 27, 2017)

Update An Oct. 12, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “Developer plans ‘whole community’ on Mr. Christie’s lands in Etobicoke: First Realty, city, community on board with future onsite transit hub.” [End]   A Sept. 27, 2017 citynews.ca article is … Continue reading

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Story of M: Updates to an inspiring Mississauga-based storytelling, story making project

A previous post is entitled: 190-page Mississauga Heritage Management Strategy outlines framework for Story of Mississauga project You can read updates regarding this project at #StoryofM on Twitter. A June 26, 2017 Metronews.ca article is entitled: “‘Mississauga is a Canadian story’: … 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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Recent Toronto air traffic noise review: Details available at www.torontoairspacereview.ca

The following text is from an Eventbrite message connected with the review in question: Please be informed that the following information can be found on the Independent Toronto Airspace Noise Review website at www.TorontoAirspaceReview.ca : The Final Report The Review Presentation … Continue reading

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Air Traffic Noise Issue – Toronto Pearson Sept. 27, 2017 CENAC Meeting: location and time change

Following message includes this attached file: CENAC_Sept_27_Ad_FINAL_REV The following message is from ZZG-Community Engagement at communityengagment@gtaa.com Good Afternoon, I am writing to share an update with a change of time and location for the September 27 CENAC meeting. This meeting … Continue reading

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