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Jane Jacobs was not an academic

I heard Jane Jacobs speak in Toronto around the early 1980s when I lived for a brief period on Toronto Island. In those years the Toronto Island community on Ward Island and Algonquin Island was facing eviction at the hands of the Metropolitan Toronto government whose political leadership had a strong desire to turn the […]

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Planning now under way for 2013 Jane’s Walks in Long Branch. We enjoyed our many Long Branch conversations at the Feb. 23, 2013 Government & Community Services Fair at Cloverdale Mall

Planning is now under way for at least two Jane’s Walks in Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey). As part of our advance publicity for the events, we arranged for a Jane’s Walk table at the Government and Community Services Fair on Feb. 23, 2013 at Cloverdale Mall. The event offered a great venue for […]

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Role dispossession, occasioned by plagiarism

Update A Dec. 6, 2016 Toronto Star article is entitled: “College of teachers finds Chris Spence guilty of professional misconduct: Former TDSB education director, accused of plagiarism, will now face penalty hearing.” [end]   Definitions According to the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second edition, to plagiarize is 1 to take and use (the thoughts, writings, inventions, etc. […]

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From William Morris: Building conservation and the Arts and Crafts cult of authenticity 1877-1939 (2005)

From William Morris (2005), which addresses the history of heritage preservation in the United Kingdom – and elsewhere as in New England and Cyprus – is fourteenth in a series of occasional volumes dedicated to studies in British art. This study is of interest in the context of the history of British imperialism and world military history. […]