Ontario Legislature Viewshed

Protecting Heritage Views of Queen’s Park, and Preserving the Dignity of Ontario’s Capital Precinct. The Ontario Legislature is the seat of government for the province and its most important ceremonial space. The protection of the views of the Ontario Legislature is therefore not only a downtown or City of Toronto issue, but also a provincial […]

Lloyd Alter President Architectural Conservancy of Ontario, Fourth floor, 10 Adelaide Street East, Toronto ON M5C 1J3 Dear Mr. Alter: On behalf of the Federation of North Toronto Residents’ Association (FoNTRA) we want to thank you for the work of the ACO to protect the viewshed of Ontario’s Capital Precinct. FoNTRA’s position has been clearly […]


Planning Reform / Ontario Municipal Board 1. Issue: Municipal Official Plans are frequently subject to amendment, even though they are provincially approved. FoNTRA has proposed two Planning Act changes to improve the stability of Official Plans: 1) the Official Plan should be required to provide population densities and land-use intensities which would provide guidance for […]

Rosalind Dyers, Committee Administrator E-mail: teycc@toronto.ca Toronto and East York Community Council We are writing to express our support for the recommendations contained in the staff report dated December 23, 2009. The staff report ably deals with the implications of the re-development of this prominent site for the “view-shed” of the Ontario Legislative Building. It […]