Ward 6 Historical Night – Nov. 2 at 7:00 pm at The Assembly Hall

Click here to access the Ward 6 Historical Night message in your browser > The following message is from Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes’ Office: Dear Neighbour, My historical night event is just days away, and I would be extremely pleased to have you join me in celebration of the many memories and stories of the […]

Screenshots, slides, and audio recording of Urban Flooding Collaborative webinar held on Oct. 17, 2017

Click on images to enlarge them I attended an impressive, informative, well-organized Oct. webinar on Oct. 17, 2017 devoted to the topic of Flood Risk in Ontario. The webinar was presented by Clara Blakelock, M.Sc., M.E.P.P., Water Programs Manager, Green Communities Canada: 705-745-7479 ext 159 cblakelock@greencommunitiescanada.org www.raincommunitysolutions.ca You can listen to a recording of the webinar […]

Conserving Long Branch – Oct. 2017 update from David Godley

Attachments: FoNTRA-Bill139-Submission-August-4-2017 minor variance ord tlab The following message is from David Godley: Greetings from Autumnal Long Branch Applications Update 1) New Applications (No hearings scheduled due to unprecedented number and limited staff) Congratulations Barbara Bartosik on your promo now Susanne Pringle has retired. All the best S. Travis Skelton has been transferred to North […]

Upcoming events at Lambton House

Attached files: Slow Trains Still 3 Nov 17 John Beram Heritage Talk WWI 9 Nov 17 Documentary Revell and City Hall-3 26 Nov 17 Membership Renewal Form 7 Jun 17   The following message is from Heritage York at Lambton House: * Upcoming Events * Heritage York Celebrates Canada/Ontario/Toronto 150 Heritage York has held several […]

Humber Bay Parks – Architectural Project Public Meeting Mon., Oct. 30, 2017 Mimico Library

Following message is from CCFEW (an organization that would hugely benefit from having a shorter and catchier name): Humber Bay Parks – Architectural Project Public Meeting Monday, October 30 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. & 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Mimico Centennial Public Library 47 Station Road, Lower Floor Auditorium This meeting on Monday is to present […]

Looking Back on the Lake Shore: Presentations on preservation of local history resources: Thurs., Nov. 2, 2017, 7:00 to 9:00 pm. at The Assembly Hall

The purpose of the current post is to bring attention to a message of Oct. 20, 2017 from Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes’ Office: Click here to access Ward 6 Councillor’s Message entitled: Looking Back on the Lakeshore > The text of the message (which I for one think is important) reads: Dear Neighbour, Right […]

Hansard transcript of Oct. 17, 2017 hearing at Queen’s Park regarding OMB Reform is now available

The Hansard transcript of the Bill 139 (OMB Reform) hearing at Queen’s Park on Oct. 17, 2017 hearing is now available. A transcript of the hearing on the same legislative topic, held the previous day on Oct. 16, is also available. By way of introducing the contents of the Oct. 17 hearing, which I attended in person, I’ve […]

Oct. 26, 2017 issue of Built Heritage News is now available

Click here to access the Oct. 26, 2017 edition of Built Heritage News >  

Reusing Fill as a Resource to Bring Nature Back to the Waterfront: Oct. 26, 2017 message from Credit Valley Conversations

I’ve recently received an email message from Credit Valley Conservations; the headline and opening paragraphs are posted below. Click here for previous posts about Credit Valley Conservation > To access the email as a link, click here. Reusing Fill as a Resource to Bring Nature Back to the Waterfront Posted on October 26, 2017 in […]

New exhibit at Toronto Archives celebrates life in the suburbs: Etobicoke Guardian, Sept. 26, 2017

A Sept. 26, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “New exhibit at Toronto Archives celebrates life in the suburbs: ‘Wide Open World’ photo exhibition runs through August 2018.” The article reads: A new photo exhibit illustrating life in Toronto’s postwar suburbs is now open to the public. The Toronto Archives’ Wide Open World: A Celebration […]