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Jim Tovey (1949-2018), CVC Board Member and Councillor of Mississauga Ward 1, discusses progress on Lakeview Waterfront Connection project

Click here for previous posts about Jim Tovey > Click here for previous posts about Lakeview Waterfront Connection project > Click here for previous posts about Credit Valley Conservation > I am pleased to share the following tweet and YouTube … Continue reading

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At November 2017 Small Arms Society meeting, Jim Tovey outlines January 2018 “Morphology” exhibit – YouTube video

Updates A Jan. 19, 2018 Mississauga.com article is entitled: “Jim Tovey’s audacious dreams kept coming true: An irrepressible spirit, an irreplaceable man, says John Stewart.” James Michael Tovey Obituary: Jan. 20, 2018 Toronto Star Other YouTube videos of interest: Remembering … Continue reading

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Online video of Jan. 17, 2018 Tribute to Councillor Jim Tovey at City of Mississauga Council Chambers

Click here to access the video > The above-noted video includes a quotation, from Jim Tovey’s father, that has served as a guideline for Jim’s life: “The only thing we are guaranteed in life is this moment, and every moment … Continue reading

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Statement from Credit Valley Conservation on the passing of City of Mississauga and Region of Peel Councillor Jim Tovey

Please note: A more recent post is entitled: Online video of Jan. 17, 2018 Tribute to Councillor Jim Tovey at City of Mississauga Council Chambers View Statement from Credit Valley Conservation in browser Click here for previous posts about Jim … Continue reading

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In 1980, 2% of Peel’s neighbourhoods were considered low-income. Now, 52% of Peel’s neighbourhoods are considered low-income.

An early January (Jan. 4, I believe) 2018 tweet from United Way Peel @Unitedwaypeel reads: In 1980, 2% of Peel’s neighbourhoods were considered low-income. Now, 52% of Peel’s neighbourhoods are considered low-income. Learn more about income inequality in Peel Region: … Continue reading

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Happy Holiday Wishes and a Grateful Thank you – Message from Diane LaPointe-Kay, president, Small Arms Society, Mississauga

The following message is from Diane LaPointe-Kay of the Small Arms Society: MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT The incredible story of the historic WWll Small Arms Building at 1352 Lakeshore Road, Mississauga brings together so many people whose lives would not … Continue reading

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What is the eastern boundary of Port Credit? Answer: Enola Ave

From time to time, I am asked questions regarding what I would describe as an advanced civilization located to the west of Toronto. The civilization is sufficiently advanced, that it goes about its business without attracting too much attention from … Continue reading

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From LRT construction to waterfront development, Mississauga appears to be surpassing Toronto when it comes to vision: Dec. 5, 2017 Toronto Star article

A Dec. 5, 2017 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Mississauga is starting to think past its suburban status: From LRT construction to waterfront development, the city appears to be surpassing Toronto when it comes to vision, writes Christopher Hume.” Citizen … Continue reading

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Ministry of Municipal Affairs News Release: Ontario Passes Legislation to Build Better Communities and Conserve Watersheds

Ontario Passes Legislation to Build Better Communities and Conserve Watersheds Ontario Overhauling the Land Use Planning Appeal System and Strengthening Conservation December 12, 2017 12:20 P.M.   Today, Ontario passed legislation that will give communities a stronger voice in land … Continue reading

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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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