Rail Deck Park: Vastly Cheaper Alternative ‑ Island Airport Lands ‑ Available in 2033

By Thursday, November 23, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 32

  (Editor's Note: This is a press release from CommunityAIR) For Immediate Release Wednesday, November 22, 2017 Contact:  Brian Iler, Chair 416‑598‑0544 (work direct) We were struck by the preliminary cost estimate in yesterday’s report to the City of Toronto’s Executive Committee for the proposed Rail Deck Park project (8.3 hectares; 20 acres) is $1.665 billion (2017 constant dollars) or ...

Letter to Adam Vaughan

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Dear Adam, I was very upset to learn this morning that if you have any sway with the Federal Cabinet, you are not using it. I could hardly believe the news today that the government is selling the parking lot next to the Toronto Ferry Docks to Oxford Properties instead of keeping that federal property for ...

PortsToronto Annual General Meeting

By Tuesday, June 7, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 0

What do these people have in common?           None of them earns as much as this man. PortsToronto CEO Geoffrey Wilson According to Ontario's Sunshine List, Premier  Wynne made $208,974 plus $400 in taxable benefits last year. German Chancellor Angela comes in at the Canadian dollar equivalent of $307,263.54; UK Prime Minister David Cameron at $262,091.42 and our our Prime ...

PortsToronto Buries Bad News

CommunityAIR - working towards a clean, green waterfront PortsToronto Buries Bad News Passenger Use of Island Airport in Decline, but Numbers Omitted For Immediate Release Monday, June 6, 2016 Brian Iler Chair, CommunityAIR 7th Floor, 150 John Street Toronto M5V 3E3 Work: (416)598-0544 (direct) Cell: (416)835-4384 Fax: (416)598-3484 http://www.communityair.org/ Ports Toronto (the trade name for the Toronto Port Authority) failed, for the first time, to report the number ...

CommunityAIR’s Letter to Marc Garneau

By Wednesday, February 10, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 1

CommunityAIR - working towards a clean, green waterfront                                               Sent by Email to marc.garneau@parl.gc.ca February 8, 2016 Hon. Marc Garneau Minister of Transport Ottawa, Ontario Dear Minister: We were surprised by a media report yesterday that you are encouraging the United States government to provide US Customs pre-clearance at Toronto’s Island Airport (sometimes referred to as BBTCA). While Porter Airlines may wish you ...