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Planning and research are part of doing one’s homework

My work as a volunteer has a strong intellectual component. Much of what I do involves extensive work. Strategic thinking is another key ingredient. Usually I consult with people who have more experience than I do, in order to develop a strategic plan that is suitable for a given situation. Aside from engaging in strategic […]


Tree Walks and Jane’s Walks offer great opportunities for social media applications

The Jane’s Walks being planned for May 2012 in Long Branch, New Toronto, Mimico, and elsewhere will include a social media component. When we attended a Humber Valley Tree Walk in 2011, organized in commemoration of Hurricane Hazel, we video recorded brief segments of the walk and posted some of them to Facebook. Every tree tour needs a tour director to […]


Councillor proposes to save historic features of buildings by transporting them to Scarborough museum

We’ve received a message recently about a topic on the City of Toronto Economic Development Committee agenda. According to a message we’ve received, the proposal would not supersede Heritage Preservation but rather is intended to create an architectural ‘museum’ if the buildings are slated for demolition or renovation: At this a request has been made for a […]


How can we ensure that Mimico residents have the opportunity to offer meaningful input regarding Mimico 20/20?

How can we ensure the local community has the opportunity to offer meaningful input during the Mimico 20/20 planning process? This was a key question that emerged at a December 7, 2011 public meeting related to Mimico 20/20. A recent public meeting involving two presentations, seven workshops, and a plenary session on Saturday, February 11, 2012 […]