Ontario Energy Board consumer awareness campaign

A previous blog post referred to energy scammers. By way of a follow-up on this item, I’m pleased to share with you the text of a news release from the Ontario Energy Board regarding energy scams: OEB_news_release_campaign_2012.08.13 We owe thanks to Phil Gray for bringing this topic, and this news release, to our attention. News […]

Lake Shore Boulevard bridge reconstruction (October 2012)

Below is the text of a recent notice regarding the Lake Shore Boulevard bridge, from the PDF document available the City of Toronto construction information website. The original PDF includes a photo of the underside of the current version of the bridge: public-notice-lakeshore-oct25-12 Rather than using that photo, I’ve posted one of my own. I’ve […]

Junction historical society wins double praise

I was delighted to read a recent article celebrating the work of the West Toronto Junction Historical Society (WTJHS). The society recently received two Toronto Heritage awards. The article, Lisa Rainford in the Bloor West Villager for October 26, 2012, concludes with the following information about the society: “WTJHS meetings take place on the first Thursday […]

Bill 115 has changed rules for the hiring of teachers. What are the changes?

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 I attended a Ward 3 Parent Forum at John English Junior Middle School in Etobicoke, organized by Ward 3 Toronto District School Board (TDSB) Trustee Pamela Gough. The event included a presentation by Chris Spence, TDSB Director of Education, and a panel discussion about the impact of Bill 115 on […]

Mimico Heritage Study, part of Mimico 20/20 process, has been posted to City of Toronto website

The Mimico Heritage Study, part of the Mimico 20/20 planning process, has been posted to the City of Toronto website: final_cultural_heritage_resource_assessment Click on the link above to access the PDF file. It makes for great reading. You may also wish to have a look at this TOBuilt list of 116 buildings that are described as older […]

Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Laurel Broten announces $44-million upgrades at Mimico Go Station

We are pleased to share with you this message from the office of Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Laurel Broten: “The announcement, by MPP Laurel Broten, of the Province of Ontario’s $44 million investment in upgrades and improvements to Mimico GO Station, took place at Mimico GO this Tuesday, October 9th, at 2:00 pm. “Laurel was accompanied by […]

Marie Curtis Park Construction Notice (Oct. 2, 2012). Your questions and concerns will be answered.

The following text and images are from the Marie Curtis Park Construction Notice, which you can access by clicking on the following link: 2012_10_01 NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION [Received October 3, 2012] The City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry & Recreation Division and Cycling Infrastructure Transportation Services in partnership with the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), […]

Panel and discussion on housing in Mimico. Saturday, October 13, 2012 – 2282 Lake Shore Blvd. West. A meeting for tenants; all Mimico residents welcome.

Above: Artist rendering of what development and roads could look like in Mimico The following message is from Mimico Lakeshore Network, which is sponsoring this event: IMAGINE: focus on housing in Mimico A meeting for tenants; all Mimico residents welcome 2282 Lake Shore Blvd. West (Polish Hall at Fleeceline Road Saturday, October 13, 2012 8:15 […]