Pamela Gough will employ creative housing solutions to tackle Etobicoke’s growing affordability crisis

“”We know that affordability is a major problem in Toronto,” Pamela Gough notes in a recent interview. “Housing affordability is a really major problem.” Newcomers to Toronto are finding it extremely difficult to find appropriate accommodation that fits their budget. “And many of us,” Gough says, “who have the good fortune to already be established […]

Pamela Gough will fight over-height development and preserve neighbourhood character

“Here in the Royal York and Bloor area,” Pamela Gough notes, “development is just on the horizon.” Although it hasn’t happened here the way it has farther south in the Humber Bay Shores area, a number of the low-rise buildings on Bloor Street, between Prince Edward and Royal York, “have now been sold to developers, […]

Opposed to closing of a school near Royal York & Bloor, Pamela Gough was first elected to office as a school trustee in 1988

“It all started in the mid-1980s, when my husband and I moved to our current house in South Etobicoke,” Pamela Gough recalls in a recent interview. The house, near the southeast of the corner of Royal York Bloor, had been their choice because of its proximity to a neighbourhood school. To the family’s surprise, however, the […]

Lakeview Village Site: Third Community Engagement meeting takes place Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 at 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Small Arms Inspection Building

Lakeview Village site: Third Community Engagement meeting will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the Small Arms Building, 1352 Lakeshore Road East in Lakeview. ALL WELCOME. Click here for details about the meeting >   Click here for previous posts about Inspiration Lakeview >  

Three Ward 3 Candidates – Pamela Gough, Iaian Davis, and Amber Morley – answer questions about cyclist and pedestrian safety

A previous post is entitled: In her third campaign item, Pamela Gough addresses pedestrian and cycling safety I recently received a copy of the Oct. 18, 2018 TCAT newsletter. TCAT is the acronym for the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation. Click here to access the Oct. 18, 2018 TCAT newsletter > Results of “Build the […]

I have learned much of value since 2012, when after a long planning process, I launched the Preserved Stories website

To an extent, the Preserved Stories serves as a communications hub, where people can share information about topics of mutual interest – including information related to committees of adjustment and local appeal boards (in the case of Toronto, I refer to the Toronto Local Appeal Body). A key concept, regarding all land-use planning issues, is […]

Next week, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, a 1-day protected areas workshop will be held at Six Nations of the Grand River

Click here for details from Heritage Resources Centre about the event > The opening lines of the message read: Protected Areas Initiative – Workshop 1 Hello All, Next week Friday, Oct 26, 2018, a 1-day protected areas workshop will be held at Six Nations of the Grand River. All interested parties are invited; pls share […]

I’m really pleased to see there is extensive news coverage happening, of the Ward 1 election in Mississauga

An Oct. 17, 2018 Mississauga.com article is entitled: “Ribfest, development and tough competition at Ward 1 debate in Port Credit: Six of eight Ward 1 candidates talk to residents at debate hosted by TOPCA.” A Sept. 21, 2018 Mississauga.com article is entitled: “Mississauga Ward 1 candidates talk Jim Tovey, Lakeview, and road safety in debate: […]

David Juliusson comments on demolition of the house, built in 1927, where Marie Curtis lived when she served as Reeve of the Village of Long Branch

The purpose of the current post is to bring attention to the demolition, in June 2018, of the former house of Marie Curtis, who many years ago served as a celebrated, highly regarded elected official at the Village of Long Branch. That is to say, David Juliusson of Long Branch has added a comment at […]

In Situ event at Small Arms Inspection Building takes place on Nov. 8, 9, & 10, 2018. Buy your tickets now!

Click here for previous posts about the Small Arms Inspection Building > I have been following the Small Arms story for many years. The story – featuring a successful, community-driven project to preserve and repurpose a Second World War heritage building – is highlighted at a recent post entitled: Enthusiasm for local history is not […]