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‘Ready Made Farms..On Virgin Soil..For British Farmers’ – tweet from Paul Seesequasis

The image is from a late August 2017 tweet from Paul Seesequasis‏ @paulseesequa who writes: ‘Ready Made Farms..On Virgin Soil..For British Farmers’ I have posted the image because one of my current projects, related to local history, involves learning about … Continue reading

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We owe thanks to Robert Lansdale for colour correction of this image from 1958 Long Branch Hotel fire

A previous post is entitled: John Stewart of Wiarton has shared some photos of the fire that destroyed the Long Branch Hotel in 1958 At that post, I have replaced a previous, blue-tinged scan from a slide with a colour-corrected … Continue reading

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If you are in Alderwood or Long Branch, then this is a must attend meeting: Sept. 18, 2017 final presentation by NAV CAN consultant on the Toronto Airspace Review

A previous post is entitled: Invite to Sept. 18, 2017 final presentation by NAV CAN consultant on the Toronto Airspace Review: Register via Eventbrite A comment by J Stygall at the latter post reads as follows; I have posted it … Continue reading

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Developers learning heritage buildings can be money-makers – July 25, 2017 Toronto Star

A July 25, 2017 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Developers learning heritage buildings can be money-makers: Hume: The Great Hall at Queen and Dovercourt was a mess until someone recognized its architectural, cultural, social and economic value.” I learned of … Continue reading

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Invite to Sept. 18, 2017 final presentation by NAV CAN consultant on the Toronto Airspace Review: Register via Eventbrite

On July 22, 2917 a Long Branch resident has posted the following message at the Long Branch Neighbourhood Watch Facebook Group. I am sharing it with anyone who may be interested: Invite to presentation by NAV CAN consultant on the … Continue reading

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Photo from Mississauga Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey regarding Farmer’s Market in Port Credit

In a July 15, 2017 tweet, which the Town of Port Credit retweeted (that being how I came across it, just now), a message from @JimTovey noted: Fiddling 4. The Farmers Market in @Portcreditbia. Beautiful music, beautiful day, great produce #shoplocal … Continue reading

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The 9 Meaford Ave. OMB decision, which ruled in favour of the local residents, warrants a close read

Note concerning photo on the right The calligraphic pen on the right is from Staples. The blue notebook is from Curry’s Artists’ Materials. These are my favourite writing instruments. Some of my best writing, including the introduction to A History of Long Branch, … Continue reading

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GTAA officials cancel Etobicoke airport workshop same day; MPs cry foul – June 29, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian

Update A July 12, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “Etobicoke, Mississauga residents fight GTAA over Pearson airport growth plans: ‘It’s a war zone,” one resident said of aircraft noise above her home.” [End]   A previous post is entitled: … Continue reading

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Pearson Airport Air Traffic Noise Meeting – Mississauga: Tues July 4 @ 6:30 – 8:30pm at Living Arts

I am pleased to share the following tweet from @Mississauga_Cal   AIRPORT WORKSHOP – MISSISSAUGA: Tues July 4 @ 6:30 – 8:30pm at Living Arts Centre, re future of Toronto Pearson https://www.torontopearson.com/conversations/#  [End] Click on the link above for details … Continue reading

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How Mississauga’s historic Small Arms Building was saved from demolition some years ago

I was really pleased to have the opportunity, at a Small Arms Building groundbreaking ceremony on June 17, 2017, to record interviews about the steps – initiated when a Lakeview resident had seen a demolition truck at the gate of … Continue reading

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