Category Archives: Mississauga

Hazel McCallion outlines Mississauga’s unique approach to preservation of its waterfront

May 23, 2917 Port Credit – Hazel McCallion: “We have preserved the waterfront”   At a May 23, 2017 Port Credit Official Plan Amendment (OPA) meeting, Hazel McCallion lauded the ongoing redevelopment of Mississauga’s waterfront. The former mayor of the … Continue reading

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Attempted Home Invasion / Robbery: Major Mackenzie & Weston Road, Woodbridge area. Same SUV has been seen in south Etobicoke.

Click on images to enlarge them; click again to enlarge them further The following message was posted at a local Neighbourhood Watch Facebook page; the introduction to the text reads: Good read. This car was spotted by a few local … Continue reading

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Inspiration Lakeview and the Small Arms Building repurposing project are an inspiration for people around the world

I much value the support that has been expressed from time to time by local residents,  for the work that I do in sharing a few stories, when I have time, at the Preserved Stories website. The ‘four sisters’ story … Continue reading

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Distinctive dialogues, in relation to civic engagement, are evident in Port Credit, Lakeview, Long Branch, New Toronto, and Mimico

I’ve been involved with local history as it relates especially to Long Branch for a short time, about 10 years. It’s been a most interesting form of education, for me. I have lived in Long Branch for 20 years. One … Continue reading

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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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