OMB needs to be reined in – Nov. 17, 2016 Toronto Star. Concerns, as well, that overworked city planners can’t keep up

Click here for previous post about the OMB > A Nov. 17, 2016 Toronto Star article is entitled: “The Ontario Municipal Board needs to be reined in: Big land developers hire high-priced lawyers to pave the way for the paving of more farmland — and more monster homes.” Concerns overworked city planners can’t keep up A […]

We have a white extremism problem, Doug Saunders argues – Globe and Mail, Nov. 12, 2016

Updates A Nov. 14, 2016 CBC article is entitled: “Social media is blinding us to other points of view: Everyone saw a different reality during the U.S. election, depending on their own opinions.” A Dec. 1, 2016 Guardian article is entitled: “Should we even go there? Historians on comparing fascism to Trumpism: Recent events around the […]

The Economic Value of Public Spaces and Parks – Nov. 10, 2016 Landscaping News

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There is no such thing as western civilization – Nov. 9, 2016 Guardian article

Update A Nov. 16, 2016 Guardian article is entitled: “Western civilisation is more than a myth.” [End]   A Nov. 9, 2016 Guardian longread article is entitled: “There is no such thing as western civilization: The values of liberty, tolerance and rational inquiry are not the birthright of a single culture. In fact, the very notion […]

Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre – Humber College: November 2016 updates

Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre: November 2016 updates: click here >  

And you’re invited! Toronto Public Spaces Public Life Winter Study

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OMB Review process – How to participate (how to offer input, etc.): Here’s the link

Click here to access the relevant Ontario Municipal Board Review information link >  

Humber College Fall 2016 Open House – Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

The Humber College Fall 2016 Open House takes place on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The Open House is at the Humber North, Lakeshore, and Orangeville Campuses. For details, click here > Click on photos to enlarge them I’ve enjoyed keeping track of the construction that’s been taking place at the […]

Mimico Lakeshore Network has shared some observations about the OMB

Following message is from the Mimico Lakeshore Network: Subject: Public Meeting with P. Milczyn MPP – Reform of the OMB Join Peter Milczyn MPP at a Town Hall Meeting to discuss the government’s review of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB). Wed, Nov. 9, 2016 (Ward 6) 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Royal Canadian Legion, Branch […]

Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Town Hall Meetings

List of OMB Town Hall Meetings across Ontario You can access a list of the meetings at the following Government of Ontario (Ministry of Municipal Affairs; Ministry of Housing) link: Town Hall Meetings Etobicoke meetings (Wards 5 & 6) With regard to OMB-related meetings in Toronto, please refer to a previous post:   OMB Town […]