Press Release

By Tuesday, January 28, 2020 0 No tags Permalink 0

Climate Crisis Means Pickering Airport Proposal Must Finally Be Abandoned For Immediate Release Friday, January 3, 2020 Contact:  Brian Iler, Chair: 416-835-4384 (cell), 416‑598‑0544 (work direct) CommunityAIR, the citizen's group that calls for the closure of the Toronto Island Airport (one of the world’s worst airports, according to AirHelp) , joins Land over Landings to call for the federal government to finally ...

Transitioning to renewable energy

By Tuesday, June 25, 2019 0 No tags Permalink 0

This is a link to an article on renewable energy, written by David Roberts called "The global transition to clean energy explained in 12 charts https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2019/6/18/18681591/renewable-energy-china-solar-pv-jobs This is a summary of some key points. “First, we’re still moving in the wrong direction. Global carbon emissions aren’t falling fast enough. In fact, they aren’t falling at all; they were ...

The Master Plan and the Elephants

By Thursday, June 13, 2019 0 No tags Permalink 0

On Wednesday, June 12, about seventy-five citizens gathered in a cavernous room in the Toronto Convention Centre to listen to Ports Toronto’s latest version of their draft Master Plan of Toronto City Centre Billy Bishop Airport. The presentations dragged on, but in true Canadian fashion, the group politely listened to the end. What was remarkable about the presentation was not ...

Public meeting on airport master plan

By Monday, June 10, 2019 0 No tags Permalink 0

There will be the third and final public meeting on the Master Plan for the Billy Bishop Airport on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. These are the details. 255 Front Street West, South Building, Room 701 A, 6:30 to 8:30 The finalized plan will be released later in the summer 2019. https://mail.yahoo.com/d/folders/1/messages/AABqmAFYLqviXP6BWg4w0J0zybs/AABqmAFYLqviXP6BWg4w0J0zybs:2?reason=norrinuser&messagePreview=1&fullscreen=1

CAIR submission on Ports Toronto governance

By Wednesday, March 20, 2019 0 No tags Permalink 0

Transport Canada, the federal government ministry that the Toronto Port Authority, or Ports Toronto, is responsible to, is undertaking a review of all Port Authorities across Canada. CommunityAIR submitted a brief outlining our frustrations dealing with the port authority. You will find the complete brief here. https://mail.yahoo.com/d/folders/1/messages/AFJGbjcaGvXhXJEfuwf3EM_VLw0/AFJGbjcaGvXhXJEfuwf3EM_VLw0:2?reason=norrinuser&fullscreen=1