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Work has begun on Jane’s Walk in Long Branch, led by MPP Peter Milczyn, starting 10:30 am on May 5, 2018

A previous Jane’s Walk led by Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn has been highlighted at two previous posts from May 2015: Spaghetti Junction – The Farewell Tour: 10:30 am, Saturday, May 2, 2015 Jane’s Walk hosted and led by MPP Peter Milczyn May 2, 2015 Jane’s Walks: (1) Spaghetti Junction – The Farewell Tour; (2) New […]

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Update regarding application to remove two mature trees at No Frills at Brown’s Line and Lake Shore Blvd. West

This post concerns Re: 3730 Lakeshore Blvd. West [#106750]. A previous post is entitled: No response from Choice Properties REIT regarding sign erected between two mature trees – No Frills by Brown’s Line I have been copied on recent email correspondence between a local resident and an Urban Forestry Planner at Urban Forestry, Tree Protection […]

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Well-attended Government & Community Services Fair was held on Feb. 11, 2017 at Cloverdale Mall

I’ve been attending the annual Government & Community Services Fair at Cloverdale Mall since at least 2013, when I was setting up displays for the Jane’s Walks that I was organizing in previous years in Long Branch, with my friend Mike James. In more recent years I’ve been there as a volunteer helping out with Etobicoke-York MPP […]

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Pages 2 & 3 of Guidelines Draft: Exmoor Drive above TTC Loop is now included in Long Branch Guidelines project

Update: A more complete and highly informative  overview of the contents of the Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines Draft Document  is available at the website of Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes. We owe thanks to Councillor Grimes for the role that he and his office have played in the initiation and development […]

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Remembering and understanding Jane Jacobs, beyond left and right (Globe and Mail, Sept. 30, 2016)

A recent post about Jane Jacobs is entitled:  Is Jane Jacobs blameworthy for gentrification?: Arguments for and against My friend Mike James has let me know about the following Sept. 30, 2016 article from the Globe and Mail: Remembering and understanding Jane Jacobs, beyond left and right The opening paragraph reads: Everyone has their own Jane […]

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Extreme inequality leads to characteristic forms of story management

In a recent discussion with Graeme Decarie, I’ve posted a comment that sums up what has recently occurred to me. By way of bringing attention to the comment, I’ve reposted it below. The comment is from a previous post entitled: A compelling writing style? For Graeme Decarie, it began with watching the minister at Crystal Springs United […]

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Elton Crescent in Long Branch is named after J.O. Elton, reeve of Long Branch and brother of architect Gresely Elton

A May 12, 2016 Globe and Mail article is entitled: “Fewer listings in Toronto’s housing market make for a bitter spring.” The article includes a photo with the following caption: “This house at 5 Elton Cres., with an asking price of $1,559,800, has been transformed from a bungalow into two stories built around a central […]

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May 28, 2016 Small Arms Jane’s Walk. What is a Jane’s Walk? I don’t know. That’s what I like about Jane’s Walk.

What is a Jane’s Walk? A May 1, 2016 message from Jane’s Walk reads: “Every single one of us has a story, an opinion, a question, or a dream about where they live, work, and play. And every Jane’s Walk is a catalyst for doing something about it.” I’ve been involved with leading and/or organizing […]