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 ...

Climate change and airports

By Friday, February 17, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

Will airports and air travel make it impossible to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the threat of climate change? Recently the City of Vienna in Austria refused to allow expansion of its airport for that very reason. https://insideclimatenews.org/news/14022017/climate-change-vienna-airport-paris-climate-agreement-james-hansen?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social  

NoJets opposes world’s biggest nightclub

By Tuesday, January 24, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

A new year has begun and again our waterfront faces a new threat. Plans are underway for what would be the world's biggest nightclub in the Port Lands, a project that could hamper the renewal of this crucial part of our waterfront. Take a minute and sign the petition against the waterfront mega-club. Just like the ...

Hearings on the Polson Pier Nightclub

By Tuesday, January 17, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

There is a new Waterfront issue that has emerged with the expansion of Polson Pier in the east end of the harbour, on the site previously occupied by The Docks nightclub. The new development will be even bigger and more invasive than the Docks. Some are calling it the “world’s largest nightclub.” One person described it ...