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Oct. 23, 2015 message from Credit Vally Conservation regarding Lakeview Waterfront Connection Project

  The following message of Oct. 23, 2015 is from Credit Vally Conservation; the image (above) is from a previous post about the Project at the Preserved Stories website regarding the Lakeview Waterfront Connection Project. You can also access the Oct. 23, 2015 message here. Click here to access previous posts about Lakeview > [End […]


Background reading helps a person better understand the larger story, within which local history everywhere is embedded

I’ve recently been reading a book by Aldous Huxley as well as several books about the Second World War. When I read such books, I gain a better understanding of events – local events and world events – connected with the fascinating and engaging history of the Small Arms Inspection Building in Mississauga. I’ve been […]


A clarifying statement from the Jane’s Walk Steering Committee (I can add: I very much like the open-ended quality of Jane’s Walk)

The following May 11, 2018 email message is from the Jane’s Walk Steering Committee; my own Commentary follows below. Title of email: Jane’s Walk’s future is bright. A clarifying statement from the Steering Committee. * A word from the Jane’s Walk Steering Committee Dear Toronto, Yesterday we sent out an email that requires clarification. Most […]


TRCA 2018 Report Card for Etobicoke Creek refers to ‘limited and often outdated stormwater management infrastructure’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


Jim Tovey (1949-2018), CVC Board Member and Councillor of Mississauga Ward 1, discusses progress on Lakeview Waterfront Connection project

Click here for previous posts about Jim Tovey > Click here for previous posts about Lakeview Waterfront Connection project > Click here for previous posts about Credit Valley Conservation > I am pleased to share the following tweet and YouTube link from Credit Valley Conservation. CreditValleyCA Published on Feb 2, 2018 In loving memory of […]


Marketing remains a key driving force, fueling the opioid crisis. That said, marketing can also serve positive purposes.

An Oct. 30, 2017 New Yorker article is entitled: “The Family That Built an Empire of Pain: The Sackler dynasty’s ruthless marketing of painkillers has generated billions of dollars – and millions of addicts.” It’s a good read. Click here for previous posts about opioids > Portugal’s unique approach to drug policy A Dec. 5, […]


Climate change and Greater Toronto Region: Links updates

Updates A July 12, 2017 CBC article is entitled: Don’t drain the swamp: report says wetlands help avert flood damage: Study says leaving wetlands in their natural state can help protect communities from severe flooding.” A Sept. 25, 2017 Guardian article is entitled: “What would an entirely flood-proof city look like? The wetter the better. […]


Links related to a differential approach to climate change at City of Mississauga as compared to the City of Toronto

I have previously noted that the City of Mississauga appears many light years ahead of the City of Toronto in relation to community engagement (that is, getting citizens involved with planning decisions, in practice as well as in theory) and in relation to sustainability. I have attended Etobicoke-York Committee of Adjustment meetings in the past […]