Hanlan Water Project in Mississauga is now well underway

A major project currently underway in Mississauga is the Hanlan Water Project. Below are links for each of the three contracts associated with this project. Contract 1 involves the tunnelling that is taking place along Lakeshore Rd and up Dixie Road to Golden Orchard Drive Contract 2 involves the open cut work taking place on […]

Scams and scamming: Updates

Message from Mimico Lakeshore Network regarding Dec, 19, 2014 “more towers” Mimico-by-the-Lake Secondary Plan pre-hearing conference

The following message is from the Mimico Lakeshore Network: The two landowners appealing the Mimico-by-the-Lake Secondary Plan are proposing more towers. Last September, we told you about a 28 storey-tower suggested for the plaza lands located at 2491 Lake Shore Blvd West. You might remember the artistic rendering, see attachment [below] entitled 2491 Lake Shore […]

Evidence has value to the extent it is solid and corroborated

I’ve had the opportunity, some decades ago, to become aware of the value, with regard to any topic that a person can imagine, of the value of evidence. Different people arrive at an attunement with regard to the value of evidence, according to their own particular journeys. I guess we can add that for some […]

Our feet get bigger as we get older

It took me some years, and some pairs of too-small new running shoes, to realize that our feet get bigger as we get older. Fortunately, when I was at Sport Chek, I had my foot measured. I take size 10 and 1/2. It used to be 8 and 1/2. So, have your feet measured as […]

Jane’s Walk is Looking for a Toronto Programs & Event Coordinator

You can find more information about the position here. The post offers a good overview about what Jane’s Walk is about:   The Jane’s Walk project (www.janeswalk.org) is a global phenomenon. Citizen-led walking tours, inspired by author and urbanist Jane Jacobs, get people to tell stories about their communities, explore their cities, and connect with […]

City warns Franklin Horner Community Centre in Etobicoke against political activity

A Dec. 8, 2014 CBC article is entitled: “City warns Etobicoke community centre against political activity” Centre’s charitable status could be at risk, says expert.” The article’s opening paragraphs read: “An Etobicoke community centre was admonished by the city of Toronto for its political activities supporting Ward 6 incumbent Mark Grimes during the municipal election […]

MPP Peter Milczyn Dec. 4, 2014 e-News Update. Planning reform bill. Jan. 3, 2015 New Year’s Levee

The following text, which includes an invitation to Peter Milczyn’s First Annual New Year’s Levee on Jan. 3, 2015, is from the office of MPP Peter Milczyn:   New Constituency Office I am excited to announce that my staff and I have settled into my new Constituency Office. My new office is located right in […]

Dec. 6, 2014 Lakeshore Santa Claus Parade began with marshalling at Birmingham St. & Dwight Ave. before 9:00 am

I’ve attended many Lakeshore Santa Claus parades over the past couple of decades and retain vivid and enjoyable memories from each of them. Every year we learn and experience something new and different. I’ve reported on the 2012 and 2013 parades in previous posts: Enjoyed Dec. 1, 2012 Santa Claus Parade in Long Branch (in […]