He Can Run but He Can’t Hide

By Tuesday, September 16, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 0

Mayoral candidate John Tory refused to attend two debates: one on Monday, September 15, the other on Tuesday, September 16. Tory, whose skill set includes snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, dodged Monday’s debate organized by two groups, TTC Riders and the Ryerson Student Union who were furious at the candidate’s disrespect. Transit, the city’s ...

Poll Disconnect

By Tuesday, September 16, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 0

Forum Research conducted a survey during the week of September 8 and reports a statistical tie on the question of jets flying to and from the island airport. Forum Research found that 45% of respondents approve of using jets while 43% of respondents said they disapproved. With a margin of error of 3%, 19 times ...

WebTrak

By Saturday, September 13, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 1

  On September 11, the Star published an online story about the port authority’s web tracking service for aircraft in and around the island airport.  The Star’s story followed much of what the port authority deemed newsworthy in its own media release.   The article quotes Gene Cabral, the airport’s executive VP, as saying, “We want to give ...

Anshul Kapoor – Candidate for Ward 20

By Friday, September 12, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 0

Anshul Kapoor, former chair of NoJetsTO resigned his volunteer position with the organization and filed his nomination papers on August 20, the candidate attracted the attention of the Globe and Mail which showed that his candidacy is based on more than opposition to the island airport expansion.   The online publication, The Torontoist, followed up a week ...

By Thursday, September 11, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 0

This is a copy of a noise complaint sent to the Airport Noise Complaint Management Group, the City of Toronto Island Airport Noise comes and goes with the wind, but it seems to have come back with a vengeance this month. The ground noise from the airport is now so loud and so constant, that it's ...

Calling All Boaters

By Wednesday, September 10, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 0

A grassroots organization is calling for a marine protest to show what harbour and lake users think of the port authority's and Porter Airline's plans to expand the airport.  Details follow.     Protest Airport Expansion on Our Waterfront! Join us on the water, in a kayak, canoe, paddleboard, sailboat, powerboat or whatever floats to show you oppose jets and ...