Category Archives: Mississauga

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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Links related to a differential approach to climate change at City of Mississauga as compared to the City of Toronto

I have previously noted that the City of Mississauga appears many light years ahead of the City of Toronto in relation to community engagement (that is, getting citizens involved with planning decisions, in practice as well as in theory) and … Continue reading

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Community meeting re: development of former Imperial Oil lands: June 8, 2017 6:30-9:00 pm, Clarke Hall, Port Credit

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Jane’s Walk, Sunday, May 28, 10:00 am – Port Credit and Jane Jacobs: past, present and future development

For details click here: Port Credit and Jane Jacobs: past, present and future development Led by Jonathan Giggs, Michael D. Spaziani, B.E.S. (Environmental Studies), B. Arch., OAA, FRAIC Sunday, May 28, 2017, 10:00 am, 1.5 Hours Meet at lower level … Continue reading

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Toronto Pearson & Our Communities: Public Meeting at Silverthorn C.I. – 2:00 to 4:00 pm, Saturday, May 27, 2017

A May 26, 2017 tweet from the Rockwood Homeowners’ Association (RHA), founded in 1997 and located in Ward 3 at the City of Mississauga, reads: Rockwood_RHA‏ @rockwood_rha Concerned about increased air traffic in Rockwood Village? Voice your concerns this Saturday. … Continue reading

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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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