February 2017 draft of Long Branch (Toronto) Urban Design Guidelines document available online

As you may know, the Preserved Stories website has a good number of posts devoted to the most recent draft – published in February 2017 – of the Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines project. The latter project involves input from a broad range of people, expressing a wide range of viewpoints, developed in an environment where […]

Not a good day, some days ago: Graeme Decarie, who taught history at Concordia University for many years, shares thoughts about mass murders

I’m just catching up with posting of a message from Graeme Decarie. Graeme Decarie was a history teacher at Malcolm Campbell High School in Montreal. I didn’t have a history class with him but he was an advisor to the student council, of which I was a member. In the fall of 1963 (if I […]

Humber College Lakeshore Aboriginal Movie Café – Two Spirit (Pride Month Special) – June 15, 2017 at 1:30-3:30 pm

Click here for previous posts about the Aboriginal Movie Cafe > The following details are from the Humber College (Lakeshore Campus) Aboriginal Resource Centre: This month’s Aboriginal Movie Café will feature the film Two Spirits. The film is on June 15, 2017 at 1:30 – 3:30 pm. The screening will take place on the second floor […]

Jane’s Walk, Sunday, May 28, 2017, 10:00 am – Port Credit and Jane Jacobs: past, present and future development

For details click here: Port Credit and Jane Jacobs: past, present and future development Led by Jonathan Giggs, Michael D. Spaziani, B.E.S. (Environmental Studies), B. Arch., OAA, FRAIC Sunday, May 28, 2017, 10:00 am, 1.5 Hours Meet at lower level of Port Credit Memorial Arena, 40 Stavebank Road. Comment Michael Spaziani is a tremendously valuable […]

Open House – 18 Villa Road – Sat/Sun, May 27/28, 2017 at 2-4 pm

  Update The house has been sold.

You are invited to a meeting of the Long Branch Neighbourhood Association, 7:00 pm on June 5, 2017, Royal Canadian Legion

The following message is from Brian Liberty of Long Branch: Greetings from Long Branch! You are invited to a community meeting regarding the Long Branch Neighbourhood Association. Please see the attached meeting notice. June5 flyer7 Details: Date: June 5, 2017 Time: 7pm Location: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 101 (downstairs in ‘The Clubhouse’), 3850 Lake Shore […]

Toronto Pearson & Our Communities: Public Meeting at Silverthorn C.I. – 2:00 to 4:00 pm, Saturday, May 27, 2017

A May 26, 2017 tweet from the Rockwood Homeowners’ Association (RHA), founded in 1997 and located in Ward 3 at the City of Mississauga, reads: Rockwood_RHA‏ @rockwood_rha Concerned about increased air traffic in Rockwood Village? Voice your concerns this Saturday. #Mississauga [End] The tweet included the following notice:     GTAA Click here for previous […]

Hazel McCallion outlines Mississauga’s unique approach to preservation of its waterfront

May 23, 2917 Port Credit – Hazel McCallion: “We have preserved the waterfront”   At a May 23, 2017 Port Credit Official Plan Amendment (OPA) meeting, Hazel McCallion lauded the ongoing redevelopment of Mississauga’s waterfront. The former mayor of the City of Mississauga also shared apt words of praise for Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey, a […]

“The government seems to be, in essence, running some kind of secret or shadow archive,” Molinaro told CBC News

A May 25, 2017 CBC article is entitled: “Government accused of hoarding Canadian history in ‘secret’ archives: ‘You’re hiding the historical record from the Canadian people,’ historian says.” The opening paragraphs read: Some of Canada’s leading historians say the federal government is putting the country’s historical record at risk by hoarding piles of documents inside secret […]

Attempted Home Invasion / Robbery: Major Mackenzie & Weston Road, Woodbridge area. Same SUV has been seen in south Etobicoke.

Click on images to enlarge them; click again to enlarge them further The following message was posted at a local Neighbourhood Watch Facebook page; the introduction to the text reads: Good read. This car was spotted by a few local residents in the Mimico, New Toronto and Long Branch neighbourhoods and reported. Video related to […]