Join us for 4 exciting events in Etobicoke and Lakeview on April 28 & May 2 & 3, 2015

Left to right, Jaan Pill and Peter Milczyn who is pointing to the new version of the Six Points Interchange.

Left to right, Jaan Pill and Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn who is pointing to the new version of the Six Points Interchange. MPP Milczyn will host an Open House on Planning Reform on April 28, 2015 and will lead a May 2, 2015 Spaghetti Junction Farewell Tour starting at 10:30 am.

Many Jane’s Walks are planned for cities around the world during the first weekend in May, in celebration of the legacy of urbanist Jane Jacobs. For more information please check out the Jane’s Walk website.

The Preserved Stories website also has information, in particular about the events mentioned below.

Four  events that I’m pleased to highlight are the following Jane’s Walks and an important Open House, presented by Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn, concerned with changes to the Ontario Municipal Board:

1) MPP Peter Milczyn invites you to his Open House on Planning Reform, Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 6:30 pm

This is an event that will be of interest to any person who is familiar with the Committee of Adjustment and the Ontario Municipal Board.

MPP Peter Milczyn invites you to his Open House on Planning Reform, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, Royal Canadian Legion, 110 Jutland

2) “Spaghetti Junction – The Farewell Tour” Jane’s Walk starts at 10:30 am on Saturday, May 2, 2015

Starts at 10:30 am on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the Starbucks on  the south side of Dundas Street West near the Kipling subway. Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn will lead the walk.

“Spaghetti Junction – The Farewell Tour” 10:30 am, Saturday May 2, 2015 Jane’s Walk hosted and led by MPP Peter Milczyn

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Mike James, formerly of New Toronto, will co-lead the May 2, 2015 New Toronto Jane’s Walk starting at 1:30 pm at the Assembly Hall at Kipling Ave. and Lakeshore Blvd. West.

3) “New Toronto – Then and Now” Jane’s Walk starts at 1:3o pm on Saturday, May 2, 2015

Starts at 1:30 pm on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the Assembly Hall at Kipling Avenue and Lake Shore Blvd. West. Mike James and Brian Liberty will lead the walk.

New Toronto – Then and Now – Jane’s Walk starting at 1:30 pm at Assembly Hall, Saturday, May 2, 2015

4) “Small Arms Building: Saved from Destruction in 2009” Jane’s Walk starts at 12:00 noon on Sunday, May 3, 2015

Several recent posts have highlighted the ongoing re-purposing of the Small Arms Building at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road east in Mississauga. Councillor Jim Tovey will lead a Jane’s Walk focusing on  the Small Arms Building, the Hanlan Water Project, and the Long Branch Rifles Ranges starting at 12:00 noon on Sunday, May 3, 2015.

Jim Tovey, Ward 1 Councillor for the City of Mississauga, shown at the Small Arms Building during the recent demolition of non-load bearing walls at the south end of the building, will lead the May 3, 2015 Jane's Walk in Lakeview.

Jim Tovey, Ward 1 Councillor in Mississauga, shown at the Small Arms Building during April 2015 demolition of non-load bearing walls at the building, will lead the May 3, 2015 Jane’s Walk starting at the front yard of the building at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East.

Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey leads Jane’s Walk in Lakeview (Mississauga) at 12:00 noon on Sunday, May 3, 2015

Information

For information on any of these events, among the people you can contact is Jaan Pill at jpill@preservedstories.com

You can reach me by phone at 416-252-0842.

What is a Jane’s Walk, exactly?

The following post highlights this interesting topic:

A Jane’s Walk is a walking conversation, or walking lecture, or starts as lecture, ends as conversation

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