Video on “Ground Runup Enclosure”

By Wednesday, June 7, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 3

This note and link to the PortsToronto video on the Ground Runup Enclosure, comes from Hal Beck, a neighbourhood member of the airport liaizon committee. Hi All,  attached is a link to a recent 4 minute video of the Ground Runup Enclosure (GRE)  recently constructed at Island Airport, containing some time lapse footage and technical info. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAt8kziW9D0&t=47s  In ...

An open letter to Andew Scheer

By Tuesday, May 30, 2017 0 , Permalink 4

Last Saturday, May 27, 2017 Andrew Scheer was elected leader of the Conservative Party. In March, 2016 he made this statement in the House of Commons. "... A similar example would be the Toronto Island airport. My friend from Spadina-Fort York (Adam Vaughan) cares very passionately about this because he represents a lot of very rich ...

Letter from Adam Vaughan re Ports Toronto land sale

By Monday, May 8, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 1

Dear friends: Thank you for your correspondence on this very important issue. I have received a number of emails so please accept this letter as a response to the collection of issues and concerns received by my constituents. I share your frustration and disappointment with the transaction. As many of you know, the project to develop the ...

Another letter to Adam Vaughan

By Sunday, May 7, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

Dear Adam: I recently heard of the sale of the 1.8 acre parcel of land at 30 Bay /60 Harbour Street to Oxford Properties with the proceeds going to Ports Toronto.  I’m extremely disappointed.  I was hoping that you and the Liberals would put a further crimp on the subsidies and support to the island airport.  ...

Huge Public Asset to be Sold by Ports Toronto: Federal Liberals Approve with No Community Input

By Thursday, May 4, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

(Editor's note: The issue of the sale of land by Ports Toronto has aroused great interest. We are publishing here a more complete version of the press release issued by CommunityAIR.) Press Release issued by CommunityAIR May 1, 2017 Today, Ports Toronto announced they have Federal Liberal approval for the sale of a massively valuable 1.8 acre ...