Category Archives: Toronto

Plain Language Is for Everyone, Even Experts: Nielsen Norman Group, Oct. 8, 2017

An Oct. 8, 2017 Nielsen Norman Group article is entitled: Plain Language Is for Everyone, Even Experts.” The summary for the article reads: “Professionals want clear, concise information devoid of unnecessary jargon or complex terms. Plain language benefits both consumers and organizations.” … Continue reading

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Anna writes: The entire Brown’s Line at Lake Shore intersection “needs a redesign”

A previous post is entitled: Update regarding Dead Man’s Curve at Brown’s Line and Lake Shore Blvd. West. Commentary: An EARLIER warning would work much better A local resident, Anna, has offered the following comment, and has given me permission … Continue reading

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Please contact me, in the event you’d like to be on Preserved Stories email list

I send out an email newsletter on a regular basis (sometimes frequently, sometimes not frequently at all), to an email list that I keep track of on Microsoft Word. In the event you would like to be on this email … Continue reading

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Re: Toronto Local Appeal Body (TLAB) Info Session, Oct. 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm. David Godley outlines MAJOR procedural roadblocks with TLAB!

A previous post is entitled: Toronto Local Appeal Body (TLAB) Info Session will take place at Assembly Hall, 7:00 pm, Oct. 18, 2017 David Godley has commented, regarding the meeting: “A unique opportunity to hear the Chair of TLAB explain … 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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Update regarding Dead Man’s Curve at Brown’s Line and Lake Shore Blvd. West. Commentary: An EARLIER warning would work much better

Update A subsequent post is entitled: Anna writes: The entire Brown’s Line at Lake Shore intersection “needs a redesign” [End]   A previous post is entitled: Work in progress: Better signage might save lives, at “Dead Man’s Curve” at southbound … Continue reading

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Update regarding application to remove two mature trees at No Frills at Brown’s Line and Lake Shore Blvd. West

This post concerns Re: 3730 Lakeshore Blvd. West [#106750]. A previous post is entitled: No response from Choice Properties REIT regarding sign erected between two mature trees – No Frills by Brown’s Line I have been copied on recent email … Continue reading

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Heads-up regarding next steps for the Preserved Stories website

Over the next several months, I will be cutting back on blog posts related to Long Branch and nearby neighbourhoods. I mention this now, by way of a heads-up, for regular visitors to this website. I will be working, with … Continue reading

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Keys to Our Past: Mental Health Film Series now available on YouTube

Click here to access the Keys to Our Past videos on YouTube > Back story The six videos (wit accompanying transcripts), and the trailer, can be viewed at the above-noted YouTube link. A previous post, which shares my review of this … Continue reading

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Local historians preserve Etobicoke’s past for future generations: Oct. 5, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article

An Oct. 5, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “Local historians preserve Etobicoke’s past for future generations.” The article is by Cynthia Reason; the photo is by Justin Greaves of Metroland. The article is beautifully written. It starts with humour, … Continue reading

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