Scientists propose a new architecture for sustainable development – March 21, 2013 New York Times

A March 21, 2013 New York Times article addresses how sustainable development can best be defined. The text for the headline and opening paragraph reads as follows: Scientists Propose a New Architecture for Sustainable Development By ANDREW C. REVKIN   As a United Nations working group negotiates a set of “sustainable development goals,” 10 scientists and […]

News update – Councillor Mark Grimes’ Office – March 21, 2013

Following text is from Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes’ Office: Please find the full newsletter attached in .pdf form: March 22, 2013 Earth Hour 2013 – Time to Turn off the Lights Earth Hour: Saturday March 23, 2013, 8:30 – 9:30 pm More than 5,200 cities and towns in 135 countries worldwide switched off their […]

Cheryl and Adrian deRooy have written a letter regarding 32 Ninth Street

To view the series of blog posts related to 32 Ninth Street, click on the Construction category at this website. Cheryl and Adrian deRooy have shared the following text, which they have submitted regarding the March 28, 2013, 1:00 pm Committee of Adjustment meeting regarding 32 Ninth Street, as described in an earlier blog post. Please note […]

Almost 200 years later, a look back at The Battle of York – March 20, 2013 Torontoist

David Juliusson of Toronto has informed us of an article, related to a series of War of 1812 lectures, in the March 20, 2013 Torontoist. [Click on link in previous sentence to access the article.] The head, subhead, and introduction read as follows: First in a Series of articles about the War on the Torontoist […]

Variance request regarding 32 Ninth Street, New Toronto – Committee of Adjustment meeting is on March 28, 2013, 1:00 pm

To view the series of blog posts related to 32 Ninth Street, click on the Construction category at this website. Adrian deRooy – – (416-201-0518) of Ninth Street, New Toronto and Joanne Macrae – – (416 251 1700) also of Ninth Street have shared with me information about a plan to sever an existing lot at […]

8-80 Cities March 2013 e-newsletter

You can access the e-newsletter here.  

The French Forts of Toronto and the Aboriginal Festival – June 22, 2013

We owe thanks to David Juliusson (who is leading the event) for letting us know about this historical bike tour, which is posted at BikeEvents.TO. Date: Saturday, June 22, 2013 The French Forts of Toronto and Aboriginal Festival Bicycling is a unique and exciting way to view Toronto’s early history. On June 22 from 11 […]

Trustee Pamela Gough update – March 18, 2013

From the Office of Ward 3, TDSB Trustee Pamela Gough: Sent on behalf of Trustee Pamela Gough: Ward 3 Trustee Pamela Gough’s Update March 18, 2013 I hope your March Break went well! We have a full line-up of ward forums set to go between now and the end of the school year. For those […]

“Y” Squadron air crew, Long Branch Aerodrome, May 27, 1917

The following photo and text is from Bob Lansdale, who’s given permission to post it: At an auction yesterday held by the Photo Hist Soc of Canada I saw this picture on the wall of the Veterans Club at the top of 41st street. I thought it might make something for our PHSC newsletter as a sidebar. […]

Jan. 28, 2013 community forum outlines redevelopment plans for Wesley Mimico United Church

The most recent Wesley Mimico United Church community forum took place on Jan. 28, 2013. The church is located at 2 Station Road at the corner of Mimico Avenue and Station Road in Mimico. I became interested in the Wesley Mimico redevelopment project as a result of my involvement with the Parkview School project starting […]