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Doors Open at Small Arms building, Sept. 27, 2014 at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East

As I have noted in previous posts, I have much enjoyed previous Doors Open events at the Small Arms building at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East. In my experience, the quality of communications associated with each year’s event, and the quality of programming, is exemplary and warrants celebration. Click here to access Heritage Mississauga overview […]


May 3, 2014 Jane’s Walk shares conversations about 1940s, ’50s, & ’60s events in Mississauga and Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey)

Mike James and Jaan Pill are now in their third year of organizing Jane’s Walks in Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey). The Saturday, May 3, 2014 Jane’s Walk began at our usual time and location – at 10:30 am at the East Parking Lot at Marie Curtis Park. The walk was called Inspiration Lakeview: […]


David Webster, who grew up in Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey), has a great recollection of local history dating back to the 1940s

Updates: Colleen O’Marra – see Comments at the end of this post – has added details about Police Chief Smythe that I read with much interest. For additional comments about Toronto-area postwar emergency housing, click here > [End]   I had the good fortune to spend a couple of hours on the morning of Dec. […]


Message from David Switzer regarding City Planning “Outreach” at Sherway Gardens, September 6, 2013 – 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

The Lakeshore Planning Council has shared the following message from David Switzer of Long Branch: I will be going to the City Planning Department “Outreach” at Sherway on Friday, September 6, 11am to 3pm. I feel that the most important overall and long term change City Planning can do is adapt Paul Ainslie’s proposal for […]


Aug. 5, 2013 Information Display related to Marie Curtis Park (including sand beach) features a valuable overview

In an earlier post I referred to Information Displays related to the Lakeview Waterfront Connection Environmental Assessment project. I attended the Aug. 5, 2013 Information Display at Marie Curtis Park and was impressed with the quality of information that was shared, and with the means by which it was communicated. I will share information from […]


Public Consultation regarding Marie Curtis Park on July 24, 2013 from11:00 am to 2:30 pm – Near Playground Area

From a reliable source I have received the following information: Credit Valley Conservation Authority are doing some more consultation. It is not known what notification has been done so please circulate! Begin forwarded message: From: Kate Date: July 23, 2013 9:32:38 am Subject: RE: Marie Curtis It is tomorrow and yes for public and aimed […]


News highlights

Once or twice a week I send out news highlights to my email distribution list, which I set up as part of the Parkview School story, before I set up the Preserved Stories website. The news highlights, in turn, are based on my online Newsletter category. I set up the newsletter – a format that […]