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 0

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 ...

Talk to the Hand

By Monday, November 30, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

In the unlikely event anyone did not catch Transport Minister Marc Garneau’s reiteration of the Liberal Party pre-election and mid-election pledge to leave the Tripartite Agreement as is, he left no doubt this time. In an example of very clear communication, he said that nothing is going to change his mind. It appears that airport expansion ...

Here We Go Again

By Friday, November 27, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

Adding to the growing list of pro-island airport expansion articles is yet another. While it is like the others in demanding that Ottawa allow the city to decide on the value of the studies currently underway, the Star’s November 25, 2015 article, What happened to the Liberal commitment to our cities?, takes a slightly different ...