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Life and death on the Hutch

A dolphin was found dead in the waters of the Hutch on Friday. The body was seen floating near Glover Park in a section of the river between Pelham and Mt. 301 more words

Hutchinson River

Jane's Walk 2017

Why was the SW ring road planned through a First Nations reserve? How did the Weaselhead come to be owned by the City of Calgary? Why are Unexploded Ordnance being found in the Elbow river valley? 302 more words

Weaselhead

More big changes coming to Midtown

You might have seen this article in The Record announcing that the Zehr group purchased a property at the corner of King & Wellington St so that the company now owns the entire block fronting King Street between the railway tracks and Wellington Street South, all the way back tot he Ontario Seed property. 94 more words

Midtown Kw

Jane's Walk: Let's Get Walking!

Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), writer and activist, published her critique of post-World War II urban planning policy in her book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities… 515 more words

Storytelling, Jane's Walk, and Scarborough's Wishing Well Acres

Every place has a story.

That was the takeaway when I began looking into the past and present of Wishing Well Acres in northwestern Scarborough. That same takeaway was reaffirmed after hosting my first Jane’s Walk on May 8th, 2016: … 989 more words

Neighbourhoods

Brampton’s Etobicoke Creek: floods, concrete, and new public spaces

Over at Spacing, I wrote about a recent Jane’s Walk that I led on Downtown Brampton and Etobicoke Creek.

Until a concrete diversion channel was built in the 1950s, Downtown Brampton would regularly flood as it was built right on top of the creek. 335 more words

Brampton

Drudging Up/Down The Dross

WARNING: THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE IS QUITE POSSIBLY THE MOST CYNICALLY DEPRESSING THING I’VE WRITTEN AND IS MEANT TO BE THE ANTITHESIS OF THE TYPICAL CITY BUILDING PIECE DESIGNED TO FOCUS ON THE POSITIVES OF MISSISSAUGA. 1,847 more words

Mississauga