Category Archives: Toronto

Consultation on Laneway Housing – Nov. 30, 2017; starts 6:30 pm, Council Chamber, City Hall, 100 Queen Street West

I am pleased to share the following information from the website of City of Toronto Wad 6 Trinity-Spadina Councillor Joe Cressy Laneway Suites- November 30 Community Consultation posted by Joe Cressy on November 20, 2017 Tucked away near the places … Continue reading

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Long Branch Neighbourhood Character Guidelines – Text of Final Report, Oct. 26, 2017

A previous post is entitled: Long Branch Character Guidelines final staff report passed unanimously by Etobicoke-York Community Council The staff report in question, which was passed unanimously (by recorded vote) at the Nov. 14, 2017 meeting of the Etobicoke-York Community … Continue reading

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Humber Bay Park Project – Building Concept

I’ve recently received a notice about a CCFEW Bird Walk. The notice includes a reference to the Humber Bay Park project. The text in the message refers to an Oct. 30, 2017 meeting about the Humber Bay Park architectural component. … Continue reading

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Long Branch Character Guidelines final staff report passed unanimously by Etobicoke-York Community Council

I wasn’t planning to attend the Nov. 14, 2017 meeting of the Etobicoke-York Community Council, where the Long Branch Character Guidelines final staff report was up for a vote. I’m pleased I attended. At the last minute, after reading an … Continue reading

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Iris Evelina Giggs (1929-2017) excelled as a ballet teacher in Toronto and Mississauga

I met Jonathan Giggs, son of Iris Evelina Giggs, at a recent Ward 6 Local History event, outlined at a previous post: Highly valuable local history project has been initiated by Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes Jonathan mentioned that his mother, … Continue reading

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Globe editorial: All those pedestrian deaths? It’s the cars, stupid – Nov. 9, 2017 editorial

A Nov. 9, 2017 Globe and Mail editorial is entitled:  “Globe editorial: All those pedestrian deaths? It’s the cars, stupid.” I’m not a regular reader of The Globe and Mail. However – good editorial! A Dec. 12, 2012 (that is, … Continue reading

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Councillor Mark Grimes – eNews Nov. 10, 2017 – Lest We Forget

The Mark Grimes eNews Nov. 10, 2017 is accessible here >  

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MPP Peter Milczyn Nov. 10, 2017 e-News Update

To access the Nov. 10, 2017 e-News Update click here > The Update opens with the following message Dear Neighbour, As November 11th, Remembrance Day approaches, I hope you will wear a poppy proudly over your heart to honour and remember … Continue reading

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Hansard excerpt (9): Town of Oakville presentation at Oct. 17, 2017 OMB Reform hearing

This post features an excerpt from the Hansard transcript of the Oct. 17, 2017 OMB Reform hearing at Queen’s Park. My notes of the above-noted hearing are featured at a previous post entitled: Oakville mayor, Mississauga deputy city solicitor, and former … Continue reading

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Hansard excerpt (8): Ontario Society of Professional Engineers presentation at Oct. 17, 2017 OMB Reform hearing

This post features an excerpt from the Hansard transcript of the Oct. 17, 2017 OMB Reform hearing at Queen’s Park. My notes of the above-noted hearing are featured at a previous post entitled: Oakville mayor, Mississauga deputy city solicitor, and former … Continue reading

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