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SvN’s Long Branch Character Guidelines was unanimously approved by [Etobicoke York Community] Council last week – Nov. 24, 2017 Novae Res Urbis article (reposted by SvN)

A Nov. 24, 2017 Novae Res Urbis article has been reposted on Nov. 27, 2017 at the SvN website; the article is entitled: SvN’s Long Branch Character Guidelines was unanimously approved by Council last week That is, it was approved by the … Continue reading

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New Long Branch Neighbourhood Association aims to enhance community: Nov. 14, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article

A Nov. 14, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article by Cynthia Reason is entitled: “New Long Branch Neighbourhood Association aims to enhance community: Group vows to tackle issues, organize celebrations.” Good article!  

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Beware when trying to cross east to west on the north side of Lake Shore Blvd. West at Park Lawn in Humber Bay Shores

I have shared the following message (and the photo on the right) with the Long Branch Neighbourhood Watch Facebook page. I share it with readers of the Preserved Stories website as well, in the event there may be one or … Continue reading

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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

Previous posts regrading the topic at hand include: SvN’s Long Branch Character Guidelines was unanimously approved by [Etobicoke York Community] Council last week – Nov. 24, 2017 Novae Res Urbis article (reposted by SvN) Long Branch Character Guidelines final staff … 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 … 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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