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Mississauga Business Times article (February 2008) describes how the Lakeview Waterfront Connection Project came to be

The source for the article and editorial highlighted at the current blog post is an online archive at the University of Toronto: Rising From the Ashes Development that takes into account the interests of local residents I’ve written about topics related to Lakeview on many occasions in the past. I am highly impressed with projects currently […]


New Board of Directors at Small Arms Society features skills in archival research, event planning, cultural planning, marketing, and project management

I’ve discussed the Small Arms Society at a recent post, and will talk about the society in more detail later in the current post. Click here to access the Facebook Page of the Small Arms Society > On a related topic, I’ve recently had the occasion to think about leadership succession and other key ingredients for […]


May 3, 2015 Jane’s Walk in Mississauga at Small Arms Building focused on the past, and the future

Click on images to enlarge them Over the past four years I’ve been involved in the organizing of Jane’s Walks in Toronto. Recently I also helped out with the organizing of a Jane’s Walk in Mississauga: Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey leads Jane’s Walk in Lakeview (Mississauga) at 12:00 noon on Sunday, May 3, 2015 The Mississauga […]


Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey leads Jane’s Walk in Lakeview (Mississauga) at 12:00 noon on Sunday, May 3, 2015

You can find details about the walk at the Jane’s Walk website, at the Mississauga Jane’s Walks category: Small Arms Building – Saved from Destruction in 2009 From Small Arms to Lake Ontario and back, with stops at Hanlan Water Project and Long Branch Rifle Ranges   Updates 1) Please note that there are no washroom […]


Join us for 4 exciting events in Etobicoke and Lakeview on April 28 & May 2 & 3, 2015

Many Jane’s Walks are planned for cities around the world during the first weekend in May, in celebration of the legacy of urbanist Jane Jacobs. For more information please check out the Jane’s Walk website. The Preserved Stories website also has information, in particular about the events mentioned below. Four  events that I’m pleased to highlight are […]


Demolition proceeds at historic Small Arms building in Mississauga

A crew of volunteers from Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga completed the task in mid-April 2015. The non-load bearing walls at the south end of the Small Arms building in Mississauga have recently been demolished. A crew of volunteers from Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga completed the task in mid-April 2015. April 10, 2015 visit to Small Arms I most recently […]


Military history mural at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East contends with gusts of wind and forces of gravity

Update: Ward 1 Mississauga Councillor Jim Tovey has informed us: “We will be moving the Mural to the building facade in the spring.” [End of update]   I enjoy visiting the military history mural at Dixie Road and Lakeshore Road East in Lakeview in Mississauga next to the starting point for the Hanlan Water Project. The […]