Stop 7.0 – May 4, 2014 Long Branch Jane’s Walk: Fair Grounds Cafe at 24th and Lake Shore

Our seventh and final stop, at the Sunday, May 4, 2014 Jane’s Walk in Long Branch, which starts at 10:30 am at the East Parking Lot at Marie Curtis Park, will be at the Fair Grounds Organic Roastery and Cafe at Twenty Fourth Street and Lake Shore Blvd. West. We’ve prepared two videos, each under […]

The stream that used to run through Cartierville in Montreal was called Raimbault Creek

Tim Hewlings of Montreal has confirmed that the creek in Cartierville, that I discussed in a previous post, a post that has been widely read, and that has been described as “very evocative” – it’s great to get that kind of feedback – by a recent site visitor, was called Raimbault Creek. You can click […]

Malcolm Campbell High School (Montreal) Sixties Reunion Committee met recently at Centre Street Deli in Thornhill, Ontario

Peter Mearns, Scott Munro, and Jaan Pill met on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Centre Street Deli to discuss the next steps leading to the Malcolm Campbell High School Sixties Reunion. Peter reported that he’d checked out the Gardiner Museum in Toronto as a possible venue. He said the maximum they can handle is […]

Inspiration Lakeview Community Update on Draft Master Plan Thursday May 15, 2014

For details concerning this upcoming Inspiration Lakeview update, click here. Mississauga Seniors’ Centre (1389 Cawthra Road) 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Open House 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm: Presentation and Discussion 8:45 – 9:00 pm: Wrap-Up REGISTER

Transcript featuring Ken Greenberg from recent hearing about Bill 20, regarding OMB

The following message – I have added links to it, from my previous blog posts – is from Peggy Moulder of the Lakeshore Planning Council: You may be interested in reading the transcripts of the 2 days of parliamentary hearings on Bill 20, to release Toronto from the jurisdiction of the OMB. The first speaker, on April […]

Mississauga’s Lakeview Waterfront Connection now has a draft proposal plan ready for viewing by the public

The following information is from a recent newsletter from Councillor Mark Grimes’ Office: Mississauga Lakeview Waterfront Connection Mississauga’s Lakeview Waterfront Connection now has a draft proposal plan ready for viewing by the public. A Mississauga staff report is also attached and can be viewed online, along with the plan, at: [End of text from […]

The Marie Curtis Bike Park Concept Plan will be presented at a public meeting on Monday May 12 at 7 pm

We are pleased to share the following message from Janette Harvey: Good afternoon, The Marie Curtis Bike Park Concept Plan is finally ready, and will be presented at a public meeting on Monday May 12 at 7pm. The meeting notice will be circulated shortly. Location: Assembly Hall, East Room 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr. […]

Canada vs. U.S. middle class: What the New York Times missed (April 25, 2014)

An April 25, 2014 CBC article is entitled: “Canada vs. U.S. middle class: What the New York Times missed.” The subhead reads: “‘It’s just one data set,’ an economist says.” The article is of interest because it deals with how blurbs are created, and what they are based on. The opening paragraph reads: “An analysis […]

“A Creative Person’s Survival Manual” – a free mini book by filmmaker Pen Densham

In an earlier blog, I’ve spoken of Pen Densham’s impressive career as a filmmaker and writer. He’s written a new mini book entitled “A Creative Person’s Survival Manual.” He and his publisher, Michael Wiese Books, are sharing the book for free. You can access it here. The Kindle edition of “A Creative Person’s Survival Manual” […]

1) What? 2) So what? and 3) Now what? – Absolute Value (2014)

The three questions are from Jim Levine, the agent who works with Itamar Simonson and Emanuel Rosen, authors of Absolute Value (2014). According to Levine, a good business book should answer the three above-noted questions. With regard to their 2014 study, Simonson and Rosen share the following answers. What? Consumer decision making has shifted. Consumers […]