The Federation of North Toronto Residents’ Associations Incorporated (FoNTRA) is a not for profit organization now comprised of over 30 residents’ associations, located between Bloor Street, Sheppard Avenue, the Don Valley Parkway and Bathurst Street in the City of Toronto. We monitor, investigate and help solve urban planning issues, share best practices and represent common interests of our members with all levels of government.
Mayoral Candidates Face Residents
OCAD University Auditorium,
100 McCaul Street
Thursday, June 1 at 7 p.m.
Live at OCAD University, 60 residents’ associations will host a public meeting to introduce leading mayoral candidates to the people of Toronto. With an outreach to 900,000 residents, this unique event could be a game changer in the municipal election.
Register to attend the Live Event
FoNTRA affiliated associations and their members are being given first access to registration until Sunday May 28th. After which, registration will be made available to OCAD University faculty, staff and students, and then the general public. Seats not claimed by 6:50pm may be re-assigned to rush line visitors.
FoNTRA opposes proposed changes to Ontario’s land use planning framework
FoNTRA’s report concludes that the proposed Provincial Planning Statement (PPS) and the simultaneous repeal of the Growth Plan for the Golden Horseshoe should not proceed since these initiatives are not only harmful but also entirely unnecessary. FoNTRA, respectfully, urges the government to withdraw the proposed Provincial Planning Statement and to maintain the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.
Defer multiplex decisions until after mayoral election
FoNTRA supports staff report on redevelopment of Ontario Place
FoNTRA reviews the KPMG review of the Committee of Adjustment and identifies six areas of concern that require additional action
FoNTRA FORUM held this year in Virtual Setting
We were excited to co-host FoNTRA FORUM in partnership with City Planning staff. The event was well attended and extended beyond the planned time.
The event included various presentations by city staff followed by three Q&A sessions at several intervals. Here is the agenda…