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Hansard transcript of Oct. 16, 2017 Bill 139 committee hearing at Queen’s Park regarding Bill 139 (proposed OMB Reform legislation)

You can access the transcript here: Committee Documents: Standing Committee on Social Policy – 2017-Oct-16 – Bill 139, Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 Previous posts about OMB and Bill 139 Click here for previous posts about Bill … Continue reading

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Small Arms Society holds AGM on Nov. 22, 2017, 7:00 pm at 765 3rd St., Mississauga

The following message is from the Small Arms Society SMALL ARMS SOCIETY smallarmsbuilding.ca | info@SASocity.ca NOTICE OF AGM Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:00PM | Army Navy & Airforce Veterans Club 765 3rd St, Mississauga, ON L5E 1B8, Canada ALL MEMBERS … Continue reading

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Toronto’s Bid Book for Amazon. It’s worth a read.

It’s worth a read: Toronto’s Bid Book for Amazon An Oct. 21, 2017 CBC article is entitled: “HQ2, eh? Amazon draws bids from Canadian cities to be online seller’s other home: More than 10 Canadian cities have made their case … Continue reading

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Town of Port Credit Association (TOPCA) Town Hall Mtg & AGM is: Thurs., Nov. 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm at Clarke Hall

Town of Port Credit‏ @TOPCA_Executive *  TOPCA Town Hall Mtg & AGM is: Thurs Nov 9 @ 7pm at Clarke Hall Theme: Lakeshore Corridor – Get Moving #PortCredit * TOPCA = Town of Port Credit Credit Association We owe thanks to Dorothy Tomiuk @Dorothy_Tomiuk … Continue reading

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Hearings on Bill 139 (OMB Reform) took place on Oct. 16 & 17; Oct. 18 is comments deadline

Update In a previous version of this post, I noted the deadline for comments was Oct. 24 at 6:00 pm. That has changed. The deadline is now Oct. 18, 2017 at 5:00 pm. As well, the Oct. 23 and 24, … Continue reading

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Comments from Colleen O’Marra regarding next steps for the Preserved Stories website

The photo on the right of a small sample of artifacts from the 1984 dig at the Colonel Samuel Smith homestead site at 85 Forty First Street in Long Branch is from a blog post dated June 23, 2012. A … Continue reading

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Lakeview Ratepayers Association AGM: Impressive meeting, inspiring speakers including Mayor Crombie & Councillor Tovey

I had the good fortune to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Lakeview Ratepayers Association, which took place on Oct. 11, 2017 at the Mississauga Seniors Centre. I learned about the meeting some time back, when I was driving … Continue reading

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Comments from Jaan Pill regarding August 2017 Long Branch Character Guidelines draft

My previous comments, regarding an earlier, February 2017 version of the Long Branch Character Guidelines draft, are at a post entitled: Input from Jaan Pill of Preserved Stories regarding Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Guidelines Draft My current comments address … Continue reading

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Air Traffic Noise: GTAA will examine 30 recommendations based on practices at similar airports around the world: Sept. 28, 2017 CBC article

Click here to access previous posts about Air Traffic Noise > A Sept. 28, 2017 CBC article is entitled: “GTAA to consider new strategies to cut down on aircraft noise at Pearson: The GTAA will examine 30 recommendations based on … Continue reading

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Future of Mr. Christie’s land uncertain as demolition begins (CityNews, Sept. 27, 2017)

Update An Oct. 12, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “Developer plans ‘whole community’ on Mr. Christie’s lands in Etobicoke: First Realty, city, community on board with future onsite transit hub.” [End]   A Sept. 27, 2017 citynews.ca article is … Continue reading

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