Category Archives: Mississauga

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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Lively, well-attended groundbreaking ceremony at Small Arms Building, June 17, 2017

A well-attended June 17, 2017 event at the historic Small Arms Inspection Building in Mississauga began with a series of lively presentations, followed by a most enjoyable groundbreaking ceremony. The ceremony marks the beginning of the repurposing of the historic … Continue reading

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City of Mississauga kicks off rehabilitation of Small Arms Building; official ceremony begins 11:00 am, June 17, 2017

Click here for previous posts about the Small Arms Building > Click here for previous posts about postwar emergency housing (in vicinity of Small Arms Building and elsewhere in the Greater Toronto Region) >   Tweet from Mayor Crombie I … Continue reading

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Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey outlines Mississauga’s massive (and yet, human-scale) waterfront redevelopment projects

In this video at Vimeo.com, City of Mississauga Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey – a key player in the Lakeview Waterfront Connection project, the Small Arms project, and Inspiration Lakeview – describes a series of massive (and yet, human-scale) redevelopment projects … Continue reading

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Province announces sale of OPG lands for Mississauga’s waterfront redevelopment: OPG will transfer 67 acres of land to the City of Mississauga

A June 6, 2017 Mississauga News article is entitled: “Province announces sale of OPG lands for Mississauga’s waterfront redevelopment: OPG will transfer 67 acres of land to the City of Mississauga.” World model of sustainability An excerpt from the article … Continue reading

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Proposed legislation brings “fundamental reform” to OMB: Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn

A previous post is entitled: Next steps in OMB Reform are outlined in May 31, 2017 Government of Ontario message I have been following with interest news reports regarding the OMB Reform legislation recently introduced at Queen’s Park. I have … Continue reading

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