Comment from Charles Tsiang (MCHS ’62) at the post at which Elvis Presley said that the image is one thing and the human being is another

I’ve recently taken a break from work on the MCHS 2015 Reunion, but work has now resumed. My absence from the volunteer task of helping to organize the reunion, a task that focuses on the wider community, of which I am a part, is accounted for by the fact that a government agency alerted me […]

Jim Benedict seeks details about Morison School

Jim Benedict has shared the following comment at the post entitled Cartierville School in Montreal. Can you help him find the details that he seeks? His Comment [I’ve corrected the spelling for the school’s name – it has one “R” not two “R”s] is as follows: “I attended Morison School for part of the 61-62 […]

Letter from David Godley to John Livey, Deputy City Manager, and Jennifer Keesmaat, Chief Planner, City of Toronto

Dear John and Jennifer, Long Branch has a hearing in its historic centre. There are 8 listed buildings on the street. Two alien detached houses on 8m frontage lots are proposed. Previously Etobicoke Local Planners have used a study area to determine character. They have overlooked the “nearby massing” (density, setbacks, placement) in the OP. […]

Heritage Tree Presentation – March 26, 2015 at Montgomery’s Inn

Geoff Kettel of Toronto has passed along the following information: Seats are filling up quickly for this evening of sharing information about Heritage Trees and how you can help in their identification and preservation. Edith George and Peter Wynnyczuk will present on the topic from two different perspectives, with opportunities for sharing of information. Come […]

Aerodromes of Toronto by Robert Galway – Thursday April 9, 2015 at Lambton House

What Aerodromes of Toronto by Robert D. Galway Heritage Talks @ Lambton House When Thursday April 9, 2015 Doors open 6:30pm Talk at 7:30pm Where Lambton House 4066 Old Dundas Street, York M6S 2R6 Refreshments & free admission TTC bus 55 stops at the door Here’s the flyer: 2015 HY April HT – Galway-2 […]

Annual Forestry Conference – Ontario Professional Foresters Association

You can find more information here. From the above-noted link, here is some information that may interest you: Annual Conference 58th Annual Conference and General Meeting April 8-10, 2015 Toronto, Ontario General Information Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre – On-Line, Phone Our 2015 Theme is: Modern Forestry -The New Diversity – increasing importance […]

Comment from David Godley regarding OMB decision with reference to 20 James. PL141217

The previous message from James Baldwin of Long Branch regarding 20 James St. can be accessed here. The following message, from David Godley of Long Branch, has been sent to key politicians and staff: Here are my comments on the decision for your consideration. These point out the ongoing weaknesses of the Ontario Municipal Board and […]

March 9, 2015 news release from Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter MIlczyn’s office

A previous post about this topic can be accessed here.   NEWS Office of MPP Peter Milczyn Etobicoke-Lakeshore Ontario Amending the Planning Act and Introducing New Rules for Community Smart Growth Smart planning for a stronger and more engaged Etobicoke-Lakeshore NEWS                                                                                                               March 9, 2015 Ontario is proposing reforms to the Planning Act and the Development […]

Ontario proposes legislation to amend the Planning Act – Restoring local decision making to municipalities

The following text is a Special Edition of MPP Milczyn E-news. You can also access the document here.   Ontario proposes legislation to amend the Planning Act – Restoring local decision making to municipalities Dear Neighbors, Please read this special edition of E-news from my office carefully, as it is about very important changes to […]

I support efforts to enable the recording of OMB hearings

In February 2015 I had the occasion to attend an Ontario Municipal Board hearing concerned with Long Branch where I live. A number of people have commented regarding the behaviour of the OMB board member at the meeting that I attended. Anecdotal evidence suggests, with reference to their behaviour at OMB meetings, that some OMB […]