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An occasional Newsletter from Preserved Stories.

On Wednesday, January 31, 2018, Toronto Council adopted the Long Branch Neighbourhood Character Guidelines with amendment by Councillor Grimes

The following message is from the Long Branch Neighbourhood Association: Another step towards thoughtful planning in Long Branch! On Wednesday, January 31, 2018, our City Council adopted the Long Branch Neighbourhood Character Guidelines with the following amendment by Councillor Grimes. … Continue reading

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Traffic light to replace crosswalk on Brown’s Line in south Etobicoke – Etobicoke Guardian, Feb. 1, 2017

A Feb. 1, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “Traffic light to replace crosswalk on Brown’s Line in south Etobicoke: Councillors, residents’ association president hope move slows traffic.”  

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MPP Peter Milczyn January 27, 2018 e-News Update

To view the message in your browser Click here The message from MPP Peter Milczyn’s Office opens with the following text: Dear Neighbour, February is shaping up to be a very busy month. On February 14th, I will be hosting a … Continue reading

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Even one cigarette a day greatly raises cardiovascular risk – Guardian & BMJ, Jan. 24, 2018

A Jan. 24, 2018 Guardian article is entitled: “Even one cigarette a day greatly raises cardiovascular risk, experts warn: Impact of one daily cigarette on risk of heart disease and stroke greater than previously thought.” A Jan. 24, 2018 BMJ … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch, January 2018 – Message from esteemed citizen-activist, David Godley

David Godley sent out the following message on Jan. 2, 2018. I am slow in posting it. I have not formatted the message. I trust you will, nonetheless, find the content of interest. Message from David Godley Happy 1439,2018,5778… 1) … Continue reading

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Marketing remains a key driving force, fueling the opioid crisis. That said, marketing can also serve positive purposes.

An Oct. 30, 2017 New Yorker article is entitled: “The Family That Built an Empire of Pain: The Sackler dynasty’s ruthless marketing of painkillers has generated billions of dollars – and millions of addicts.” It’s a good read. Click here … Continue reading

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Man With a Wrench does A-1 work on appliance repairs

We recently ran into a problem with a Kenmore dishwasher that we bought a few years ago. We checked out Man With a Wrench at homestars.com and contacted this company, based on its excellent ratings. The work was gone quickly … 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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Reminder: MPP Peter Milczyn’s New Year’s Levee: 2:00 pm, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 at Royal Canadian Legion, 110 Jutland Road

Full details > An excerpt from the above-noted message, from MPP Peter Milczyn’s Office, reads: Dear Neighbour, As we head into 2018, I would like to wish you a Happy New Year and remind you that my 4th Annual New … Continue reading

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