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

A feature of the Jane’s Walk phenomenon, or movement, or whatever you wish to call it, is that not everyone knows what a Jane’s Walk is. I’m in that category. I don’t know precisely what a Jane’s Walk is. That’s something that I enjoy about the Jane’s Walk experience. This is my fourth year of […]

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

You can find details about the walk at the Jane’s Walk website, at the Mississauga Jane’s Walks category: Small Arms Building – Saved from Destruction in 2009 From Small Arms to Lake Ontario and back, with stops at Hanlan Water Project and Long Branch Rifle Ranges   Updates 1) Please note that there are no washroom […]

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

I’m pleased to share the following overview of Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn’s Saturday, May 2, 2015 Jane’s Walk. The walk starts at 10:30 am at the Starbucks at 5251 Dundas St. West (on the south side of Dundas) near the Kipling subway station. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join a guided tour, by Peter Milczyn, […]

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

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 […]

Linking a favourite song to each of the MCHS Alumni and Teachers who have passed away

We have a very large number of comments so far at the following post: Remembering John W. Scott, Gok-Gee Wing, and other ’60s MCHS students who have passed away Bob Carswell, as noted in one of the comments at the above-noted post, has shared the following suggestion: Hey Jaan, Here is an idea For the […]

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

Demolition proceeds at historic Small Arms building in Mississauga

A crew of volunteers from Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga completed the task in mid-April 2015. The non-load bearing walls at the south end of the Small Arms building in Mississauga have recently been demolished. A crew of volunteers from Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga completed the task in mid-April 2015. April 10, 2015 visit to Small Arms I most recently […]

Long Branch Rifle Range(s), Small Arms Building, and the Arsenal Lands

Update: In subsequent posts, I’ve begun referring to the Long Branch Rifle Ranges (that is, “ranges” in plural. Occasionally, the name that is used is “range” (singular). [End]   The military history mural currently located at the front of the Small Arms building at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East in Mississauga will, as I understand, […]

Jane’s Walk: How To – Join us at 2:00 pm at the Long Branch Library, Saturday, April 18, 2015

As one of the lead-ups to the May 2015 Jane’s Walks in south Etobicoke, we’re having a meeting at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm on April 18, 2015 at the Long Branch Library. Jane’s Walk: How To The library is at 3500 Lake Shore Blvd. West in Long Branch. View it on Google Maps. View […]

Mixed-income housing in Toronto and the context of cutting edge economics

I’ve posted updates (see below) to a recent post entitled: Driven from New Orleans (2012), Drug Wars (2013), On the Run (2014) The context (including cutting edge economics) as it applies to mixed-income housing policy in Toronto An April 2, 2015 Atlantic article is entitled: “The Lost Children of Katrina: A decade after the hurricane, […]