Goodwin (2006), Bartra (2014), and Filion (2015) offer insights of relevance to community self-organizing

Sexual Assault Alert, Kipling Avenue and Birmingham Street in New Toronto. Arrest made. Police believe there may be more victims.

I learned of the following information through the Long Branch Neighbourhood Watch Facebook Group. The following information is based upon a Nov. 12, 2015 News Release from Toronto Police Service Click here to access the News Release > The News Release notes: Sexual Assault Alert,  Kipling Avenue and Birmingham Street, Update: Temitope Michael Olusoga, 30, arrested, […]

Anthropology of the Brain: Consciousness, Culture, and Free Will (2014) suggests our minds extend beyond our bodies

Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, 7:00 pm at Humber College Lakeshore Campus, L-Building: Join your neighbours and help create a Long Branch Neighbourhood Association

To access a PDF version of the poster below, click here: LBNA-Nov30-15-meeting-letterflyer For a closer view of the poster, click on the image; click again to enlarge it further    Notes regarding spellings and boundaries Humber College Lakeshore Campus is located at Lake Shore Blvd. West and Kipling Ave. in the Lakeshore community of New […]

Michael Drescher takes over as Director of Heritage Resources Centre when Robert Shipley retires

New era begins for Heritage Resources Centre at University of Waterloo Click here for previous posts regarding HRC > The following text and photos are from the November 2015 HRC Newsletter: Professor Michael Drescher is set to take over the Directorship of the HRC on the pending retirement of Professor Robert Shipley. Robert became Director […]

Meadowvale (Mississauga) Community Centre Revelopment – Public Art

The deadline for feedback concerning the short-listed pro[sals (see link below) from Mississauga residents is Nov. 24, 2015 You can access message concerning Meadowvale Community Centre Revelopment here> The text at the above-noted link reads as follows: Meadowvale Community Centre Revelopment – Public Art The City of Mississauga is undergoing a public art process in […]

Ontario’s Culture Strategy Program and built heritage

The following text, which I learned about from Geoff Kettel, is from the website of Architectural Conservancy Ontario: Culture Strategy for Ontario ACO stresses need to build heritage into the Culture Strategy Program November 4, 2015 In September the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (MTCS) announced a new initiative, the development of a Culture […]

Help Develop Ontario’s First Culture Strategy

The following message (my thanks to David Juliusson for passing it along to me) is from the Government of Ontario: Help Develop Ontario’s First Culture Strategy Government Hosting Culture Talks Across the Province Ontario is seeking input from across the province to develop its first culture strategy, which will set out a vision for arts […]

Heritage Talk at Lambton House, 4066 Old Dundas St., 7:00 pm on Nov. 12, 2015

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 Heritage Talk at Lambton House 4066 Old Dundas Street A HERITAGE YORK EVENING JOHN BERAM SPEAKER 7:30 PM “WW1 : Events of the Year 1915” Doors open at 7:00 PM Refreshments served – No charge #55 Warren Park Bus from Jane Station stops at the door – a great overview of daily news from Humber College media students. Interview with Jaan Pill among others regarding Remembrance Day

Humber College has a great daily live online broadcast, featuring Humber journalism students. What a wonderful way to keep up to date on the news! I recommend this show highly! I was interviewed today (Nov. 9, 2015) at the Humber College Lakeshore Campus, in connection with Remembrance Day. The students put together a great piece […]