Feb. 23, 2013 Toronto Star highlights adaptive reuse of heritage buildings

A Feb. 23, 2013 Toronto Star article highlights adaptive reuse of heritage buildings as a viable way to save them. [Click on link in previous sentence to read the article.] Below is an excerpt from the article: “Absent government fiat, though, heritage preservation will inevitably have to rely on enlightened private investors, notes Gary Miedema, […]

Feb, 22, 2013 news update – TDSB Trustee Pamela Gough’s Office

Following message is from Trustee Gough’s Office: Sent on behalf of Trustee Pamela Gough: Ward 3 Trustee Pamela Gough’s Update February 22, 2013 Premier Kathleen Wynne was sworn in on Tuesday, marking a new beginning in provincial labour relations with teacher unions. Extracurriculars will be returning to high schools as early as next Monday (see below) […]

Have you filled out the MRA Mimico 20/20 Survey yet? It closes midnight on Monday night!

Following message is from the Mimico Residents Association: Mimico 20/20 Survey Final Reminder Please complete the survey before midnight Monday, February 25th at the following link: s.zoomerang.com/s/MRA_Survey-Feb2013 We are at a critical point in the Mimico 20/20 planning process. The Mimico Residents Association (MRA) would like your input to help us formalize our official position on the […]

Request for Review of Mimico 20/20 Reports: City Council rejects development incentives proposed by Ward 6 Councillor Grimes

The following item is from the City of Toronto website [to view original document, click on link below]. The story leading up to this motion at City Council can be found in an Etobicoke Guardian article entitled “Grimes seeks development incentives.” City Council adopted this item on February 20, 2013 with amendments. This item was considered […]

South Long Branch – Shaping the Neighbourhood – Message from David Godley

The following Feb. 22, 2013 document has been prepared by David Godley, who has given permission for its circulation: South Long Branch – Shaping the Neighbourhood – David Godley  

News update – Councillor Grimes’ Office – Feb. 22, 2013

Following message is from Council Mark Grimes’ Office: Please find the full newsletter attached as pdf: February 22, 2013 New economic growth plan for Toronto endorsed by City Council Yesterday City Council endorsed a new Toronto economic growth plan entitled Collaborating for Competitiveness – A Strategic Plan to Accelerate Economic Growth and Job Creation in […]

The deadline is Feb. 28, 2013 for sending in your comments about the reallocation of money for Sherway Trail

David Switzer has written the following letter in opposition to re-allocation of money for the Sherway Trail. I will write a message as well, and I encourage you to do the same. A message concerning this topic sent to Derek Waltho. His email address is dwaltho@toronto.ca Please note the deadline for messages is Feb. 28, 2013. Message […]

February 2013 Built Heritage News includes update on Hamilton’s Gore Park

The February 2013 Built Heritage newsletter can be found here. The most recent issue of the newsletter of the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario can be found here. Both newsletters mention Hamilton’s Gore Park among other topics.  

Long Branch Jane’s Walks will take place on May 4 and May 5, 2013

We’ve posted information at the Jane’s Walk website regarding two Long Branch Jane’s Walks that Mike James and Jaan Pill will lead on the first weekend of May 2013: Saturday, May 4, 2013 Sunday, May 5, 2013 The first walk, on Saturday, May 4, 2013, is from Etobicoke Creek to the Lakeshore Hospital Grounds. This […]

Notice regarding next step toward designation of 28 Daisy Avenue in Long Branch

Following message is from the Toronto Preservation Board: Please see attached letter re: Intention to Designate under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act – 28 Daisy Avenue: PB20.2 Tony Claddings Toronto Preservation Board 416-338-5850