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Distinctive dialogues, in relation to civic engagement, are evident in Port Credit, Lakeview, Long Branch, New Toronto, and Mimico

I’ve been involved with local history as it relates especially to Long Branch for a short time, about 10 years. It’s been a most interesting form of education, for me. I have lived in Long Branch for 20 years. One of the underlying themes that has emerged, during the few years that I have observed […]


Opening of new Toronto District School Board museum and archives; Talk by Duke Redbird Tuesday (March 15) at 6 pm and Thursday (March 17) at noon

A full description of the event can be accessed at this Myseum of Toronto link: DEBWEWIN (Truth) A Visual Representation of Contemporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Cultures – March 15 – March 17 The link reads: EBWEWIN (Truth) A Visual Representation of Contemporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Cultures March 15 – March 17 Eastern […]


Lake Shore Blvd. West Cycle Track: Dec. 8, 2015 Open House at 6:00 pm at New Toronto Library

In previous posts, I have shared reflections regarding the distinction between rhetoric and reality, as it relates to community participation in decisions affecting residents of Ward 6 in Etobicoke. The rhetoric is impressive, the reality less so; this is presumably the outcome of a political economy whose foundations were established many decades ago: Beware the […]


Sexual Assault Alert, Kipling Avenue and Birmingham Street in New Toronto. Arrest made. Police believe there may be more victims.

I learned of the following information through the Long Branch Neighbourhood Watch Facebook Group. The following information is based upon a Nov. 12, 2015 News Release from Toronto Police Service Click here to access the News Release > The News Release notes: Sexual Assault Alert,  Kipling Avenue and Birmingham Street, Update: Temitope Michael Olusoga, 30, arrested, […]


Significance of the late 1880s for New Toronto and the First Nations of western Canada

In a previous post, I’ve noted that by July 1, 1895, a radial railway extended all the way from Toronto to Etobicoke Creek in what is now south Etobicoke. The arrival of the railway had a significant impact on the population growth of Long Branch, New Toronto, and Mimico. The human story of the area began about 10,000 […]