Press Release: Jets are dead: Liberal Policy

By Thursday, October 22, 2015 0 , Permalink 0

CommunityAIR - working towards a clean, green waterfront Karygiannis Refuses to Accept Reality                   Island Airport Jets Dead IS Liberal Policy For Immediate Release Thursday, October 22, 2015 Contact:  Brian Iler, Chair   City Councillor Jim Karygiannis is being mischievous in suggesting the federal Liberals’ decision to refuse jets at the Island Airport requires consultation with Toronto. The Tripartite Agreement, which currently ...

Process of Convenience

By Thursday, October 22, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

On Tuesday, October 21 this blog predicted a political storm on the waterfront.  MP Adam Vaughn had made quite clear the federal government-elect would not support Billy Bishop Toronto Centre Airport (BBTCA).  On the other hand, Mayor Tory was putting people who favoured expansion in place in important waterfront positions.   Sure enough, before the day was ...

Porter Dictating City Policy?

By Thursday, October 22, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

The October 21 Star article, Porter push for island airport jets is dead, says Adam Vaughan, reported on the newly-elected Liberal government’s position on airport expansion and jets on Toronto’s waterfront. Two of the three parties that the federal government’s position directly affects - the City, PortsToronto, Porter Airlines – have spoken. PortsToronto is taking a ...

Political Storm Brewing

By Wednesday, October 21, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

As shown in ‘Letters’ posted on October 20, 2015, MP Adam Vaughn wrote in his September 16, 2015 letter to CommunityAIR's Brian Iler, “The Liberal position hasn't changed since the by-election. The Liberal Party will not re-open the tripartite agreement. No Jets. No Expansion. Period. This position was confirmed in a letter sent by the Liberal ...

NoJetsTO Congratulates Liberals

By Tuesday, October 20, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

NoJets TO issued a press release today.  It follows.   NoJetsTO FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2015   NoJetsTO Congratulates Liberal Party, Calls for Quick End to Island Airport Expansion New Federal Government Has Duty to Protect Toronto Waterfront from Jets TORONTO – NoJetsTO, Toronto’s largest citizen group opposed to Island Airport expansion, congratulates Prime Minister-elect Justin Trudeau, MP Adam Vaughan and the ...

Letters

By Tuesday, October 20, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 1

Today CommunityAIR wrote to Robert Poirier, PortsToronto board chair.  It appears below.  A copy of MP Adam Vaughn's September 16, 2015 letter to CommunityAIR follows.   Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Mr. Robert Poirier Chair, Board of Directors Ports Toronto Dear Mr. Poirier: You will be aware, I am sure, that it is the policy of the Liberal Party of Canada to refuse ...