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Sleepless in Wychwood – SERRA working with GTAA

airplane noiseTom Hanks and rainy Seattle have nothing on Midtown Toronto when it comes to missing sleep. Since 2012, Pearson airport has diverted air traffic to fly over Davisville. Visit the website of T.A.N.G. (Toronto Aviation Noise Group) at https://northtoronto.wordpress.com/about/ to hear the story of our neighbour, “Sleepless in Wychwood” (near St Clair).

SERRA met with the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA) in August, 2015. Federal Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt recently directed the GTAA to engage community organizations regarding the new and increased flight noise that has affected SERRA area residents since February 2012.

SERRA’s Federal Members of Parliament, John Carmichael and Carolyn Bennett, have been supportive and our City Councillor Josh Matlow has had many meetings with T.A.N.G.

If you are interested in the issue, contact the Toronto Aviation Noise Group directly at www.northtoronto.wordpress.com or email gr392.planes@gmail.com.

Community Consultation – 537 Eglinton Avenue East

This application proposes to amend City of Toronto Zoning By-law to permit a 23-storey (72.6 metre) high residential building with a 7-storey base building that measures 23.1 metres in height. The proposal contains a total of 128 dwelling units and a total gross floor area of 9,073 square metres, resulting in a density of 16.58 times the lot area. A total of 37 vehicular parking spaces are proposed in two levels of underground parking. City … Read more

The Midtown Working Group asks local residents to support the new vision for Canada Square development.

A new Midtown Town Centre vision for the Canada Square site at Yonge and Eglinton has been developed by the Midtown Working Group and endorsed by Midtown Councillors Josh Matlow, Mike Colle and Jaye Robinson. This vision is a once-in-a-century legacy city-building opportunity on City-owned land, for what will soon be the second most significant transit hub – right in the middle of Toronto. The Town Centre will provide sorely needed education, childcare, affordable housing, … Read more

How to make a submission to City Council and Committees – Instruction Guide

We have had many questions related to how to make a submission to the scheduled meetings for Canada Square. Council and committee meetings are scheduled with a system called TMMIS that can be found on the City’s website or just type ‘TMMIS’ into Google search. So we have prepared a quick tutorial. Read the instruction Guide here  

The Future of Yonge and Eglinton’s Canada Square: Supporting Midtown Existing and Future Residents’ Quality of Life

City Planning has completed its Special Study Area Report with Guiding Principles following working group meetings with residents’ groups supported by an inter-Divisional staff team.   You can find a copy of the planning department’s report at this link: Get Report For Action   Next Steps The Zoning By-law Amendment application for the Canada Square site was submitted to the City on December 21, 2020. The community consultation process with the broader community was put … Read more