Unexploded bombs and ammunition at a possible 150 Ontario locations (August 12, 2013 Toronto Star)

I was interested to learn, again from Donna Magee, about an August 12, 2013 Toronto Star article about unexploded bombs and ammunition at sites across Ontario. The headline reads: Unexploded bombs, ammo in 150 possible Ontario locations: DND report The subhead reads: A fifth of the 800 sites across Canada where there might be unexploded […]

List of comments (as of August 10, 2013) related to Lakeview Waterfront Connection Environmental Assessment

I’m pleased to share with you the following list of comments received as part of the consultation related to the Lakeview Waterfront Connection Environmental Assessment, including most recently the targeted outreach at both Marie Curtis Park and Lakefront Promenade Park. This list, which has been circulated by Kate Hayes, Manager, Ecosystem Restoration, Credit Valley Conservation, […]

Upcoming Outreach Sessions: Lakeview Waterfront Connection Project Environmental Assessment

The following message is from Michael Charendoff of Toronto and Region Conservation: Greetings, The Region of Peel and Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) appreciates your continued interest and participation in the planning of the Lakeview Waterfront Connection Project Environmental Assessment (LWC Project EA), an exciting and important project that seeks to create a new natural waterfront park […]

City of Toronto to launch “Planners in Public Spaces”

Donna Magee has kindly forwarded to me the following news release: News Release August 8, 2013 City of Toronto to launch “Planners in Public Spaces” Toronto’s City Planning Division will launch an outreach initiative called “Planners in Public Spaces” with a kick-off event on Tuesday, August 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Nathan […]

Continual learning and patient-focused practice in health care and 226 square feet of shelter

I’m pleased to share with you the headlines and opening paragraphs or other excerpts from several articles. 1. From Britain, here’s to your health (André Picard) From the middle of the article, two paragraphs: Dr. Berwick’s report begins with some general but important observations: Patient safety problems exist, to varying degrees, in every health system […]

Many case studies document the adaptive resuse of historically significant buildings

Update A June 4, 2018 CBC article is entitled: “This pastor closed his church: Graham Singh is saving a Montreal church by first closing the doors, then opening them wider than ever.” [End]   The following text is a re-posting (with minor editing) of an item originally posted on April 5, 2013: I’ve prepared a […]

Wesley Mimico redevelopment project launches new website

For your interest, the Wesley Mimico United Church has launched a new website focusing on the church’s proposed redevelopment: http://wesleymimico.org/ I’ve been following the Wesley redevelopment story since February 2012 when a Mimico resident sent me an email about the initial redevelopment proposal for the church. It’s a fascinating story and I’m pleased that in recent […]

Please help out today with this great Community Canoe crowd funding campaign!

I’m pleased to share with you the following message from Community Canoe: [If you can help out through sharing this message with your own Social Media contacts, please do so!] Dear Jaan, Thank you so much for following Community Canoe on Twitter. Would you be willing to pass along this info about our crowd funding […]

July 2013 newsletter features an update regarding the Lakeview Waterfront Connection Project

The following text is based upon a July 2013 supplementary newsletter of the Lakeview Waterfront Connection Project, which I picked up on an August 5, 2013 visit to an Information Display about the project. Community consultations I’ve followed many stories involving community consultation in recent years. One can think of a continuum. At one end […]

Humber Bay Shores Waterfront Festival – Fri., Aug. 9, 2013, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Jean Augustine Park

Following information is from Councillor Mark Grimes’ Office: