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Conserving Long Branch – August 2016 Update Addendum from David Godley

The current post is an addendum to an earlier post entitled:  Conserving Long Branch – August 2016 Update from David Godley The photos at this post are from a previous post from David Godley entitled: Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines Pilot Project – Illustrated Analysis Grid prepared by David Godley They are included at the […]


Committee of Adjustment and OMB decisions, it is alleged, at times contravene planning legislation. Allegations of professional incompetence also arise.

In a previous post I have shared a message from David Godley. David Godley is at <> and 416-255-0492. The attachments in the message include the following text from David Godley and Wanda Jurashek of Long Branch: coaissues You can read the text by clicking on the above-noted link. By way of bringing attention to the message, […]


You are cordially invited to attend a great series of talks about 13 Villa Road on Sept. 18, 2014 at the Committee of Adjustment at the Etobicoke Civic Centre. After 1:00 pm

Eight residents at Villa Road and Fortieth Street have prepared and rehearsed a great series of evidence-based, 5-minute talks, each addressing an entirely separate theme related to our objections to the proposed severance of 13 Villa Road. The speakers will deliver solid evidence, related to the Official Plan, presented crisply and with passion. Over 20 […]


Anecdotes Shared by Fellow Walkers – May 5, 2014 post by Jaan Pill at Jane’s Walk website

I’ve recently posted a blog item for the Toronto Walks Blog of the Jane’s Walk website. I’ve enjoyed writing this item, because it enables a person to consider the broader issues of interest to anybody who lives close to the Lake Ontario shoreline – in Mississauga, Toronto, or anywhere else along this or any other […]


May 4, 2014 Jane’s Walk in Long Branch focused on conversations – with many people sharing anecdotes and comments

Our May 4, 2014 Jane’s Walk in Long Branch went beautifully – as has been the case with each of our Jane’s Walks in this neighbourhood in South Etobicoke on the Lake Ontario shoreline starting with the first one on May 6, 2012. This year the conversational element was even more a central feature of […]


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. […]