Building proposals for Long Branch Go Station and Legion lands

I’m pleased to share with you the following image of construction plans related to the Royal Canadian Legion – 101 Long Branch property at the Long Branch GO Station. The online source source for the image can be accessed here. [You can access the image and the related text at the link in the previous […]

Etobicoke Historical Society supports designation of Wesley Mimico United Church under the Ontario Heritage Act

Following letter is from Denise Harris of the Etobicoke Historical Society, who has given permission for its posting at this website. [I have broken longer blocks of text into shorter paragraphs and have added a subheading.] The letter, sent on Jan. 21, 2013, is addressed to Georgia Kuich, Heritage Preservation Officer, City of Toronto: Subject: […]

Please write an email today to the Toronto Preservation Board regarding 28 Daisy Avenue in Long Branch

I’ve written the following email to Robert Saunders c/o Janette Gerrard at regarding 28 Daisy Avenue in Long Branch. [Click on link in previous sentence for background about this historic property.] Please write a letter of your own as soon as possible; the meeting that will decide on the designation takes place on Feb. […]

CCFEW news update, Jan. 20, 2013 – Lakeview Waterfront Connection, Sherway Trail project

Following text is from CCFEW. Aerial photos are from Credit Valley Conservation; third photo is from Jaan Pill. [I’ve broken longer texts into shorter paragraphs to enhance readability and have made a spelling correction]: There are two public meetings of note this week: The first concerns a new waterfront park adjacent to Marie Curtis Park. […]

January 2013 news update from the Mimico Residents Association

Following news update is from the Mimico Residents Association [I’ve corrected the headline regarding Mr. Christie’s; the original headline read “Mr. Christie’s has withdrawn development application”]: January 2013 Community News   MIMICO NEWS Judson Street and ML Ready Mix Public Meeting Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Location: Trident Banquet […]

Architectural Conservancy of Ontario calls upon Province to protect Gore Park – Jan. 21, 2013 news release

Following photo and text is from the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario:   Ontario – January 20, 2013: Ontario’s preeminent built heritage organization has formally requested that the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport exercise his authority under the Ontario Heritage Act to block the demolition of streetwall along Hamilton’s central Gore Park. Gore Park has […]

Role dispossession, occasioned by plagiarism

Update A Dec. 6, 2016 Toronto Star article is entitled: “College of teachers finds Chris Spence guilty of professional misconduct: Former TDSB education director, accused of plagiarism, will now face penalty hearing.” [end]   Definitions According to the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second edition, to plagiarize is 1 to take and use (the thoughts, writings, inventions, etc. […]

Profile of former City of Toronto budget chief – The Grid (Jan. 16, 2013)

The Grid (Jan. 16, 2013) published a profile of the former City of Toronto budget chief. The opening text went as follows: The most stressed-out man in Toronto His mission was to deliver on the Ford fiscal promise. But ever since he assumed the thankless task, controversial city budget chief Mike Del Grande has been, […]

Cautionary ‘hold and secure’ lifted at Etobicoke school (Etobicoke Guardian Jan. 17, 2013) at 85 Forty First Street

Precautionary ‘hold and secure’ lifted at Etobicoke school Article by Cynthia Reason, Jan. 17, 2013 Etobicoke Guardian. The opening text reads as follows: A man is in custody and a precautionary ‘hold and secure’ at a south Etobicoke elementary school was lifted a little over an hour after it was put in place Thursday, after […]

Message regarding 2013 City of Toronto budget from Krittika Ghosh of Commitment to Community project

Following message is from Krittika Ghosh of the Commitment to Community project: C2C Campaign successfully advocates for increase in funding for the Community Sector in the 2013 budget Dear C2C Supporters, As you know from all the “Action Alerts” that you have been receiving lately, C2C has been organizing to get additional investment to community programs […]