Category Archives: Toronto

Wesley Mimico United Church building has been sold: Jan. 1, 2017 online update

I recently took some photos at the Wesley Mimico United Church building. As I was wandering around, I was wondering about the current status of the building. I noticed that some construction was underway. In previous years, I’ve closely followed the … Continue reading

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Recordings of Committee of Adjustment meetings (other than at the York Civic Centre) are available

It’s my understanding, from a reliable source, that if you want a recording of a Committee of Adjustment hearing (conducted anywhere other than at the York Civic Centre), you can get a video recording of a hearing from the City … Continue reading

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Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey outlines Mississauga’s massive (and yet, human-scale) waterfront redevelopment projects

In this video at Vimeo.com, City of Mississauga Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey – a key player in the Lakeview Waterfront Connection project, the Small Arms project, and Inspiration Lakeview – describes a series of massive (and yet, human-scale) redevelopment projects … Continue reading

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Events Reminder, Thursday, 8 June and Sunday 11 June, and AGM 26 June, Heritage York at Lambton House

I am a strong supporter of the work that is being done, year after year, at Lambton House, which is located not far (along the historic Humber River) from Old Mill Toronto, which was the venue for a high school … Continue reading

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The next big meeting (as it relates to South Etobicoke) regarding airplane noise/pollution is on Thursday June 28th at The Assembly Hall from 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Updates Air traffic noise is part of a wider topic – namely, it’s about life in cities. Street traffic (along with air traffic) is also part of our noise environment. An overview of recent research in Toronto regarding city noise is … Continue reading

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Proposed legislation brings “fundamental reform” to OMB: Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn

A previous post is entitled: Next steps in OMB Reform are outlined in May 31, 2017 Government of Ontario message I have been following with interest news reports regarding the OMB Reform legislation recently introduced at Queen’s Park. I have … Continue reading

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Next steps in OMB Reform are outlined in May 31, 2017 Government of Ontario message

A May 16, 2017 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Province plans to overhaul OMB and give more power to cities and citizens: Reformed appeals body to be renamed Local Planning Appeals Tribunal; will provide legal representation to residents for free. Previous … Continue reading

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Links related to a differential approach to climate change at City of Mississauga as compared to the City of Toronto

I have previously noted that the City of Mississauga appears many light years ahead of the City of Toronto in relation to community engagement (that is, getting citizens involved with planning decisions, in practice as well as in theory) and … Continue reading

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“I saw this advert [for MPP Peter Milczyn’s June 14, 2017 event] and wondered if anyone would remember a girl in the fifties called Roberta Hopkins”

The advert is question is at this recent post: MPP Peter Milczyn, Etobicoke-Lakeshore June Seniors’ Month Tea with special guest speaker, Wednesday, June 14, 2-4pm, Royal Canadian Legion on Jutland. RSVP BY FRIDAY, JUNE 9th A comment from Karen Riddell at … Continue reading

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MPP Peter Milczyn, Etobicoke-Lakeshore June Seniors’ Month Tea with special guest speaker, Wednesday, June 14, 2-4pm, Royal Canadian Legion on Jutland. RSVP BY FRIDAY, JUNE 9th

 

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