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November 22, 2013 · 0 comments

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Please forward this message to your creative friends and invite them to participate in our DemocraCity Project Great Ideas Contest for Toronto and the GTA. Toronto is a city full of creative people with Great Ideas on how to make this wonderful city even better. TheDemocraCityProject.org is a website that lets people suggest Great Ideas, […]

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Land use planning and appeals Review –share comments at workshops in regional location (for more information www.mah.gov.on.ca/Page10357.aspx) –submit comments online –email a submission to planning consultation@ontario.ca –write to Land USe Planning Appeal System Review, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Provincial Planning Policy Branch, 777 Bay Street, 14th floor, Toronto, ON M5G 2E5 Developmenrt Charges […]

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2013-14 Proposed Steering Group Meeting Dates (5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays – location TBA) September 10, October 8, November 12 & December 10, 2013 January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 3 & July 8, 2014 (no August meeting) 2013-14 Proposed General Meeting Dates (7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays […]

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Proposed Development for 100 Ranleigh Avenue (By-law No. 469-2013) – OMB Case No. PL130503 Overview North York Community Council (October 2012) and City Council (November 2012) approved an application to amend the City’s Zoning By-law to allow the following in a residential neighbourhood. 1. A four-storey 60 unit (subsequently changed to 46 units) mixed-use apartment/condominium […]

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Re: Planning Reform and Council’s Request to Remove Toronto From the Jurisdiction of the OMB Dear Minister Jeffrey, On behalf of the Federation of North Toronto Residents’ Associations (FoNTRA), we wish to provide you with our key recommendations with respect to provincial planning reform. These recommendations were included in a February 29, 2012 letter to […]

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City building is about having a vision and sticking to it, not giving in JOHN SEWELL August 2012 Did you hear about the development application that the city planners and council turned down because it didn’t meet the city plan? No, I didn’t think you did. In Toronto, planning doesn’t work that way. Instead, the […]

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July 14 2013 Marilyn Toft 12th floor, West Tower, City Hall 100 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M5H 2N2 RE: City Council Meeting 37, July 16,17: EY 25.15 Final Report – Mimico-by-the-Lake Secondary Plan Dear Mayor and Councillors: This is to express the concern of the Federation of North Toronto Residents’ Associations (FoNTRA) regarding the […]

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April 13, 2013 Executive Committee 10th floor, West Tower, City Hall 100 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M5H 2N2 EX 30.1 New Casino and Convention Development in Toronto Dear Mayor Rob Ford and Councillors: The Federation of North Toronto Residents’ Associations (FoNTRA) is opposed to a proposed casino in the City of Toronto. Our most […]

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Via Regular Mail and E-Mail: minister.mah@ontario.ca & ljeffrey.mpp@liberal.ola.org Hon. Linda Jeffrey, MPP Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing 777 Bay Street, 17th Floor Toronto, ON M5G 2E5 Dear Minister Jeffrey, On behalf of the Federation of North Toronto Residents’ Associations (FoNTRA), we wish to provide you with our key recommendations with respect to provincial planning […]

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DEVELOPMENT UPDATE The appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board by Verdiroc Developments (a Greenwin company) seeking approval to build an 8 storey rental building (plus a 5 metre rooftop mechanical penthouse) on the south side of Keewatin Avenue directly across the street from the low rise neighbourhood, commenced January 14th, 2013. The hearing was conducted […]

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