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Democracy loses out
The people can say what they want, they can vote how they want, but the bureaucrats make the decisions.
Deputation Opposing Island Airport Expansion
It is absurd to have a major airport on a city's waterfront. The negative impacts -- air pollution, water pollution, noise pollution, massively increased traffic, the risk of planes taking off and lan...
How We Changed Toronto: The inside story of twelve creative, tumultuous years in civic life, 1969-1980
By the mid-1960s Toronto was well on its way to becoming Canada's largest and most powerful city. One real estate firm aptly labelled it Boomtown. Expressways, subways, shopping centres, high-rise apa...
Island Airport Insanity
Airports don't belong in the middle of downtown.
Porter's corporate interests can't be allowed to trump public health
Garfinkle, Miriam; Woolhouse, Susan
We are concerned that it will be the children who live, study and play less than 300 metres from the current airport in the high-rises, the Waterfront school, Little Norway Park, the daycare and commu...
Regeneration: Toronto's Waterfront and the Sustainable City
Crombie, David et all
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no long...
STOL lands again
The proposal for a major commerical airport on the Toronto Islands appears to be back on the agenda.
Why Saying No to Toronto Airport Expansion Makes Sense
Saying no to the expansion of the Toronto Island Airport and introduction of jet aircrafts is the economical, ecological and socially responsible thing to do.
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A community newspaper based in the 'Ward 7' area of Toronto: east of downtown, from Sherbourne Street to Logan Avenue, including Don Vale, Cabbagetown, Regent Park, Riverdale, St. Jamestown. Seven New...
By the people, for the people?
A tiny group of appointed politicians is ignoring the what the people have said they want.
Deputation to the Toronto Board of Health regarding proposed expansion of Island Airport
The waterfront is a highly utilized collective space that we have highly invested in to be used for recreational activities that promote health and fit into the city's vision of increasing green space...
Ken Greenberg on Island Airport Expansion and Shared Values
People sometimes get amnesia - we forget the battles we fought to get where we are
We are once more on the verge of making one of those decisions that comes along every generation that will have a profound impact on the shape of the city.
Letter to Toronto City Council regarding jets at Toronto Island airport
Garfinkle, Miriam; Woolhouse, Susan
We are writing to express grave concerns regarding the proposal to expand the Billy Bishop Airport to jets. We are community health physicians and are extremely alarmed by the potential health harm of...
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Save the Toronto Island Community
This pamphlet outlines the struggle of the 700 Toronto island residents who are trying to save their homes from demolition.