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Response to NAV CANADA by the Toronto Aviation Noise Group (T.A.N.G.) Dec 22, 2017

Many thanks to the Toronto Aviation Noise group for providing this update and for their work on behalf of residents in Davisville Village, South Eglinton and the larger Midtown area.

Please visit the Toronto Aviation Noise Group’s website for an details regarding the outcome of the Community Environment and Noise Advisory Committee (CENAC) meeting, which took place on December 6, 2017.

Members of the T.A.N.G. board are planning on meeting with federal MPs in our the Midtown area to ensure that they are well aware of the situation seek for their assistance.

Helios Report: T.A.N.G.s has responded to NAV CANADA’s response (to the Helios report).  Details can be found on the T.A.N.G website

On the website , you will also see:

The original Helios’ report

NAV CANADA’s response to the the Helios report

Residents’ Air Noise Group of Oakville’s (RANGO’s) response to the the Helios report

 The GTAA presented it’s 5 year Noise Management Action Plan (at the December 6, 2017 Community Environment and Noise Advisory Committee (CENAC) meeting)Click here to read the document:  GTAA’s 2017-2037 Noise Management Action Plan

To see the video or to access the materials from the Dec 6th meeting click here (then either click on the video or any of the links in the additional materials section.

T.A.N.G. will also be submitting a response to the plan.

It appears that we are not the only ones with an issue with the GTAA. Read about it in recent news reports here in this Dec 16, 2017 article from the star.com: Mississauga Cries Foul, Votes to Halt Negotiations with Airport Authority

OPA 405 and Bill 108 Background information and recent news articles – June 2019

Below are some links to recent news articles. Please note that subscription to the news source may be required:   Toronto Star Article by Jennifer Pagliaro, June 5th, 2019:  Province overrules Toronto on plans for midtown, downtown to allow taller, denser towers   Toronto Star Article by Jennifer Pagliaro, June 7, 2019 Province’s planning changes leave future of Toronto community building up in the air   Gregg Lintern’s Report: Ministry’s Approval with Modifications of Official … Read moreOPA 405 and Bill 108 Background information and recent news articles – June 2019

SERRA Residents – ACT NOW! Ontario Bill 108

More Homes, More Choices? Instead it’s RESTORING THE OMB AND MUCH WORSE   The Ontario Government introduced Bill 108, an omnibus piece of legislation, that is really 13 bills in one, which threatens existing and well considered municipal and provincial planning acts. Here are the major changes that will hit cities like Toronto and especially neighbourhoods like Yonge Eglinton and Davisville very hard! 1) The OMB is back (but made even worse)! With the return … Read moreSERRA Residents – ACT NOW! Ontario Bill 108

Invitation to Minister Clark to join us for a walk around our neighbourhood – May 2019

The following letter was sent to Minister Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. We are inviting Minister Clark to join us for a walk in our nieghbourhood, to witness the impact development has had in our community.   May 23, 2019 Dear Minister Clark, We are representatives of a group of Residents’ Associations located in the greater Yonge-Eglinton area of Toronto. We urge you to accept this invitation to join us for a … Read moreInvitation to Minister Clark to join us for a walk around our neighbourhood – May 2019

CALL TO ACTION – New Plan for Midtown needs your help

SERRA Area Residents … CALL TO ACTION!! Whether condo, apartment or low-rise residents, all of us have been watching in horror the never-ending development and construction in the Yonge & Eglinton area … some 21,000 new apartments/condos. Now development is spreading to Davisville and along our main streets of Bayview, Yonge and Mount Pleasant. We are all worried about subway overcrowding, schools overcapacity, loss of green space, lack of community amenities such as affordable daycare and … Read moreCALL TO ACTION – New Plan for Midtown needs your help