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November 15, 2015 Ms. Nancy Martins Planning and Growth Management Committee 10th floor, West Tower, City Hall 100 Queen Street West Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N2 By Email: pgmc@toronto.ca PG.8.5 Official Plan Five Year Review: Final Recommendation Report – Amendments to the Healthy Neighbourhoods, Neighbourhoods and Apartment Neighbourhoods Policies of the Official Plan Dear Chair Shiner […]

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November 13, 2015 Ms. Nancy Martins Planning and Growth Management Committee 10th floor, West Tower, City Hall 100 Queen Street West Toronto Ontario M5H 2N2 PG8.12 Townhouse and Low-Rise Apartment Guidelines Project Dear Chair Shiner and Members of the Committee: FoNTRA provides the following comments on the Draft Guidelines dated October 2015. In the Staff […]

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November 9, 2015 Standing Committee on Social Policy Hansard Transcript from our presentation to the Standing committee on Social Policy of the Ontario Legislature RE: Bill 73: Smart Growth For Our Communities Act, 2015 The Federation of North Toronto Residents’ Associations (FoNTRA) is a non-profit, volunteer organization comprised of 31 member organizations. Its members, all […]

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October 28, 2015 Mayor John Tory and Members of Council Att. Ms. Marilyn Toft, Council Secretariat Support Email: clerk@toronto.ca Re – City Council meeting November 3, 2015 – PG7.1 Mid-Rise Building Performance Standards FoNTRA has two major issues with this item. The guidelines are being used in areas without needed comprehensive area planning policies in […]

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Province approves Bill 52 – Protection of Public Participation Act, 2015

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September 30, 2015 VIA E-MAIL: tpomanski@ola.org Tamara Pomanski Clerk, Standing Committee on Justice Policy Ontario Legislature Toronto, Ontario RE: Bill 52 – Protection of Public Participation Act, 2015 Dear Chair Shafiq Qaadri, and Members of the Committee: The Federation of North Toronto Residents’ Associations (FoNTRA), an umbrella organization currently representing 27 resi-dents’ associations, provides this […]

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PLANNING ACT WORKING GROUP ON MINOR VARIANCES (pdf)

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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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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. […]

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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)

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