No Jets

By Tuesday, December 8, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

PortsToronto CEO Geoffrey Wilson sent the following message a short while ago to the waterfront stakeholder group that is part of PortsToronto's Environmental Assessment on the island airpoort expansion. December 8, 2015 Dear Stakeholder Advisory Committee Members: I am writing to you today to confirm our position and approach with regard to the studies and activities currently underway ...

CommunityAIR Press Release

CommunityAIR - working towards a clean, green waterfront PoTO Directors’ Resignations Requested to Make Way for Reform For Immediate Release Monday, November 23, 2015 Contact: Brian Iler, Chair 416-835-4384 (cell) 416-598-0544 (work direct) In letters delivered to four of the six directors of Ports Toronto in office, CommunityAIR today requested their resignations. The text of the letter sent to Robert D. Poirier, ...

Gar Mahood Thanks Marc Garneau

Garfield (Gar) Mahood is a former executive of the Canadian Environmental Law Association but he is better known as a champion for the rights of non-smokers. A founding member of the Non-Smokers’ Rights Association in 1974, Mr. Mahood received the Canadian Cancer Society's R.M. Taylor Medal and Award, their highest award, in 1997. In 2007, he ...

Skirting Facts

The following exchange took place between CommunityAIR's Brian Iler and a poster who identifies her/himself as MD2.  The exchange is on The Airline Website. The thread, Oh oh....maybe the Liberals are serious about no expansion, is a five-page discussion on the recent Liberal announcement on not opening the tripartite agreement.  MD2's posts are spread throughout the ...

A Blast from the Past

By Tuesday, October 27, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

Just when we thought that the Waterfront Czar had left us, former PortsToronto board member (2007-2015), chairman and letter-writer extraordinaire of turgid missives, Mark McQueen, showed that he can’t let go. His tweet, "Cllr fights to keep @BBishopAirport debate alive", October 22, links that master of due political process, Jim Karygiannis, and the questionable 2013 Public ...