Who was James S. Bell? Can you add more details?

I’ve had an inquiry about who James S. Bell was. I’ve tried to answer as best I can; it’s a topic that students at Lakeshore Collegiate have recently been asking about, as many of them went to James S. Bell Junior Middle School during their elementary school years. If you can add to what I […]

Long Branch has some issues related to Committee of Adjustment decisions

In a previous post, I discussed a particular issue related to the Committee of Adjustment, on a particular street in Long Branch. Not being acquainted with all of the details related to the case, I will omit the particulars of the case and instead will share the following comments. I have heard many bad-news stories […]

Local Appeal Body will replace OMB in Toronto: Message from Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes

Following message is from Councillor Grimes’ Office: Dear Neighbour, City of Toronto creates local appeal body to expedite land use hearings The City of Toronto has established an independent local appeal body to provide quick and efficient hearings on appeals of land use decisions made by the Committee of Adjustment. On May 3, the Toronto […]

Port Credit massive (and yet, human-scale) redevelopment project; more details at 7:00 pm, May 23, 2017 meeting at historic Clarke Memorial Hall

A TOPCA (Town of Port Credit) tweet of April 30, 2017 notes: TOWN HALL MTG: Tues May 23 @ 7-9pm, Clarke Hall. “On Our Watch” re: Waterfront plans at fmr Imperial Oil & Marina lands #PortCredit. Click here to access the Town of Port Credit website > Torontoist article highlights Port Credit redevelopment project A May […]

Long Branch planning update from David Godley – April 2017

The following text is from David Godley; I am are in posting it: Toronto Local Appeal Board On March 29, 2017, City Council passed Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 142 creating the Toronto Local Appeal Body with an effective date of May 3, 2017. What does this mean? Starting May 3, 2017, most appeals from the […]