Mississauga approves motion to ban door-to-door sales – CBC report, April 27, 2016

An April 27, 2016 CBC article is entitled: “Mississauga approves motion to ban door-to-door sales: Ban not about ‘the girl guides who are maybe selling cookies as a charity,’ says Coun. Karen Ras.” The lead paragraphs note: Mississauga City Council has approved a motion that asks the province to ban some door-to-door sales in the city. […]

Student struck by car at Lake Shore Blvd. and Twenty Seventh St. (April 29, 2016). Mississauga resident crossing street with walker killed in in Port Credit (April 22, 2016).

Following is from @TPSOperations – Toronto Police Operations Centre – on Twitter (Friday, April 29, 2016). COLLISION: Lake Shore Blvd W and Twenty Seventh St @TPS22Div. Pedestrian struck. Unknown injuries. Update: According to Facebook posts: JSB Student hit by vehicle at 27th Street. Paramedics say only a sprain… Car is more damaged than child apparently. (inside info […]

Update and May 9, 2016 meeting invite from Brian Liberty of the Long Branch Neighbourhood Association

The following message is from Brian Liberty of the Long Branch Neighbourhood Association: Greetings from Long Branch! I hope you are enjoying the shift into Spring and are out appreciating many of the great things in the neighbourhood; the buds and blooms, migratory birds, yard sales, and more. I am pleased to be providing an […]

Two chairs from Samuel Smith house are at Applewood House (also known as Shaver House)

In the course of working on a longread post about the history of Long Branch, entitled History of Long Branch (Toronto) – Draft 4, I’ve come across a piece of information that I had not gotten around to posting some years ago when I first learned about it. Chairs from Colonel Smith house are at […]

Message of thanks from David Juliusson, to Councillor Mark Grimes for the councillor’s great assistance with Cycle Track in southern Etobicoke

A previous post about cycling news from southern Etobicoke is entitled: Lake Shore Blvd. West Cycle Track has been approved by City of Toronto Council David Juliusson of Long Branch wishes to share the following additional message regarding the Cycle Track: To Councillor Grimes I wish to thank you for your support on getting the cycle […]

Lake Shore Blvd. West Cycle Track has been approved by City of Toronto Council

We owe thanks to David Juliusson of Long Branch for sharing with us the following text of a City Council decision regarding a cycle track, which had been discussed at a previous post: Lake Shore Blvd West Cycle Track Approved City Council unanimously approved the Lake Shore Blvd W cycle track. This separated, bi-directional cycle […]

Prose must be attributed, Globe and Mail headline writer asserts on April 25, 2016; meanwhile, plagiarist continues to write

Update A Dec. 6, 2016 Toronto Star article is entitled: “College of teachers finds Chris Spence guilty of professional misconduct: Former TDSB education director, accused of plagiarism, will now face penalty hearing.” [end]   You can access the April 25, 2016 Globe and Mail article here. It makes sense that, if a statement is made, the […]

Thefts at Gus Ryder Health Club in southern Etobicoke

I work out regularly at the Gus Ryder Health Club just north of Birmingham west of Kipling. I’ve been working out a different places for well over a decade. I make a point of always carrying my keys and wallet with me, when I work out. That’s because I’ve heard of many cases, over the […]

Saturday, April 23, 2016 was perfect weather for a Clean-Up Day at Small Arms Building in Mississauga

What follows are some highlights of a Saturday morning helping out with a Clean-Up Day at the Small Arms Building in Lakeview, Mississauga. When I turned up around 10:00 am on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Small Arms Building, I was greeted by a volunteer who helped me and other volunteers get organized. Huge, […]

Join us for the Small Arms Building Site Clean-Up – a great volunteer opportunity! Saturday, April 23, 2016 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

The recent newsletter of the Small Arms Society in Mississauga includes some great information about the work that is proceeding at the Small Arms Building in Lakeview, located at the corner of Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East, about a kilometre west of the Long Branch GO station. Click here to access previous posts about […]