I support the City’s purchase of 29 Judson Street and its retention as Parkland

I have sent the following message to the following emails and suggest you do the same. My message: I support the City’s purchase of 29 Judson Street and its retention as Parkland. I have sent the message by email to: Councillor Mark Grimes councillor_grimes@toronto.ca City Parks and Environment Committee pec@toronto.ca Etobicoke York Community Council etcc@toronto.ca […]

I became interested in The Water Will Come (2017) after I heard that Miami real estate agents are decrying the talk of disappearing coastlines

At a previous post, I spoke about concerns expressed (as I understand) by Miami, Florida real estate agents, about people talking about receding coastlines. Such talk is bad for business, as I understand; if you want to keep waterfront land prices high, you don’t go around decrying rising waters. An email from Scott Munro (who graduated from […]

MPP Peter Milczyn’s GEMS of Etobicoke-Lakeshore Awards Night at the Assembly Hall, Wednesday, April 25th at 7 pm – hope to see you there!

The following message is from MPP Peter Milczyn’s Office: Dear Neighbour, The votes are in and are being counted for your favourite business, community and service organizations that are unique to Etobicoke-Lakeshore and I invite you to join me on April 25th at the Assembly Hall at 7:00 pm to find out if your favourite […]

Counterclockwise (2009) and Memory Fitness (2004) are two evidence-based resources addressing the passage of the years

At a recent post, we’ve had a great discussion, in the Comments section, with thanks to a message from Bert Eccles of Malcolm Campbell High School, about the passage of the years. By way of bringing attention to some of the themes, addressed in the discussion, I’ve devoted the current post to two great books, […]

Councillor John Campbell (Ward 4) and the City of Toronto have organized a Community Environment Day which took place on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Richview Collegiate Institute

Councillor John Campbell and the City of Toronto have organized a Community Environment Day which took place on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Richview Collegiate Institute, 1738 Islington Avenue, Etobicoke (at Eglinton Ave. W). I am pleased I had the opportunity to drop off a wide range of accumulated items, […]

MCHS Sixties get together at Mandarin restaurant in Etobicoke on April 20, 2018 shared many more great stories

As you may know from previous posts, an MCHS lunch group meets about once a month in the Toronto area. Our most recent get together was at the Mandarin restaurant on The Queensway in south Etobicoke on April 20, 2018. In attendance were Rita Witrylak, Scott Munro, Daniel McPhail, Bob Carswell, and Jaan Pill. Also […]

Work has begun on poster, for May 5, 2018 Jane’s Walk led by MPP Peter Milczyn, starting at 10:30 am at Lake Shore Blvd. West & Long Branch Ave.

A previous post is entitled: Work has begun on Jane’s Walk in Long Branch, led by MPP Peter Milczyn, starting 10:30 am on May 5, 2018 By way of sharing the next steps that are involved, in the staging of a Jane’s Walk, below is a draft of a text that I’ve developed, in consultation […]

TRCA 2018 Report Card for Etobicoke Creek refers to ‘limited and often outdated stormwater management infrastructure’

Toronto and Region Conservation has issued eleven Report Cards for watersheds under its jurisdiction. Click here to access the 2018 TRCA Report Card for Etobicoke Creek > Click here to access the other TRCA 2018 Watershed Report Cards > Click here for previous posts at Preserved Stories website regarding Etobicoke Creek > Below is a screenshot of […]

Heritage Bike Ride in Long Branch (that is, a Jane’s Ride/Walk) takes place on May 6, 2018

Updates Click here to access walk details at Jane’s Walk Toronto Facebook page > The walk is also listed for Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the Jane’s Walk Toronto website. [End] The Long Branch Neighbourhood Association has asked David Juliusson of Long Branch to help organize a Jane’s Walk/Ride for May 6, 2018. He has contacted […]

Work has begun on Jane’s Walk in Long Branch, led by MPP Peter Milczyn, starting 10:30 am on May 5, 2018

A previous Jane’s Walk led by Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn has been highlighted at two previous posts from May 2015: Spaghetti Junction – The Farewell Tour: 10:30 am, Saturday, May 2, 2015 Jane’s Walk hosted and led by MPP Peter Milczyn May 2, 2015 Jane’s Walks: (1) Spaghetti Junction – The Farewell Tour; (2) New […]