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The Mississauga meme has been: “No Tall Towers on the Lake” – will the meme survive?

This post concerns a well-attended community meeting, featuring many lively discussions, held at the Waterside Inn in Port Credit on Nov. 21, 2017. The meeting concerned the next steps for redevelopment of a stretch of Port Credit waterfront. This post … 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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How Mississauga’s historic Small Arms Building was saved from demolition some years ago

I was really pleased to have the opportunity, at a Small Arms Building groundbreaking ceremony on June 17, 2017, to record interviews about the steps – initiated when a Lakeview resident had seen a demolition truck at the gate of … Continue reading

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City of Mississauga kicks off rehabilitation of Small Arms Building; official ceremony begins 11:00 am, June 17, 2017

Click here for previous posts about the Small Arms Building > Click here for previous posts about postwar emergency housing (in vicinity of Small Arms Building and elsewhere in the Greater Toronto Region) >   Tweet from Mayor Crombie I … Continue reading

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Province announces sale of OPG lands for Mississauga’s waterfront redevelopment: OPG will transfer 67 acres of land to the City of Mississauga

A June 6, 2017 Mississauga News article is entitled: “Province announces sale of OPG lands for Mississauga’s waterfront redevelopment: OPG will transfer 67 acres of land to the City of Mississauga.” World model of sustainability An excerpt from the article … Continue reading

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Hazel McCallion outlines Mississauga’s unique approach to preservation of its waterfront

May 23, 2917 Port Credit – Hazel McCallion: “We have preserved the waterfront”   At a May 23, 2017 Port Credit Official Plan Amendment (OPA) meeting, Hazel McCallion lauded the ongoing redevelopment of Mississauga’s waterfront. The former mayor of the … Continue reading

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Inspiration Lakeview and the Small Arms Building repurposing project are an inspiration for people around the world

I much value the support that has been expressed from time to time by local residents,  for the work that I do in sharing a few stories, when I have time, at the Preserved Stories website. The ‘four sisters’ story … Continue reading

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Port Credit massive (and yet, human-scale) redevelopment project; more details at 7:00 pm, May 23, 2017 meeting at historic Clarke Memorial Hall

A TOPCA (Town of Port Credit) tweet of April 30, 2017 notes: TOWN HALL MTG: Tues May 23 @ 7-9pm, Clarke Hall. “On Our Watch” re: Waterfront plans at fmr Imperial Oil & Marina lands #PortCredit. Click here to access … Continue reading

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Port Credit redevelopment plans to be unveiled Monday, May 1, 2017

Click here for previous posts about Mississauga > Click here for previous posts about Councillor Jim Tovey > Click here for previous posts about Port Credit > An April 29, 2017 Mississauga.com article is entitled: “Port Credit redevelopment plans to … Continue reading

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Input from Jaan Pill of Preserved Stories regarding Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Guidelines Draft

As a rule, I make it a practice to avoid posting my own input with regard to ongoing public consultations such as the Long Branch Guidelines Draft. Instead, I just send in my comments and then I forget about it. … Continue reading

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