November 20, 2012 Re: November 27, 2012 City Council Meeting – Agenda Item NY 20.35 100 Ranleigh Avenue – Zoning By-law Amendment Application Dear Mayor and Councillors, The Federation of North Toronto Residents’ Associations (FoNTRA) is asking all members of Council to seriously consider rejecting the above Agenda Item NY20.35 when it comes before Council […]

Mayor and Members of Toronto City Council Attention: City Clerk Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto Ontario M5H 2N2 City Council Meeting No.28 – 27 November 2012 – Agenda Item NY20.35 Zoning By-law Amendment Application: 100 Ranleigh Avenue – Bedford Park United Church Dear Mayor and Councillors: The North York Community Council recommends […]

October 01, 2012 VIA E-MAIL: nycc@toronto.ca North York Community Council Attention: Ms. Francine Adamo North York Civic Centre 5100 Yonge Street, Main Floor Toronto Ontario M2N 5V7 NY19.24 – Statutory Public Meeting: October 10, 2012 – Zoning By-law Amendment 100 Ranleigh Avenue: The Dismantling of the City’s Neighbourhood Protection Policies Dear Councillors: The Federation of […]

The OMB’s decision following a seven day OMB hearing in January, involving an appeal by Imperial Oil of the City of Toronto’s decision to turn down a proposed drive-through at 61 Overlea Boulevard, was released August 17. This site, located next door to the East York Town Centre, is currently a lube service and gas […]


Heritage Open House – Proposed Official Plan Policies Official Plan Review As part of the current review of the Toronto Official Plan, the City is updating and strengthening the Official Plan heritage policies. After consultation with the public and with assistance from a team of consultants, new proposed Official Plan heritage policies have been drafted […]


New condo an example of planning process pitfalls 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 […]

From: Kevin Beattie To: Councillor Filion Sent: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 10:43:26 AM Subject: OMB outside planners vote I thought the idea of dramatically reducing City funding (be they lawyers or planners, staff or outside) for OMB cases had been quashed so was surprised to read in this mornings paper of yesterdays vote at Council. […]


Geoff Kettel, Co-Chair of FoNTRA, prepared the following document for the AGM of the Federation of Urban Neighbourhoods (F.U.N.) that was held on May12. Geoff is also FoNTRA’s representative on F.U.N. Fontra Presentation to FUN AGM (pdf)


Kramer’s Bar & Grill, 7:00 -9:00 p.m. AGENDA 1. Introduction/Agenda approval 2. Membership and Finances: $1856.17 bank balance as of May 8

What a great day for participating in Jane’s Walk! Sunday, May 6 was sunny but not too hot and about 30 people learned a lot about Leaside’s places of worship, their architecture and artistic treasures, and their social and cultural role in the community. Thank you to the excellent presentations given by representatives at each […]