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MRA Letter: RE StreetART Outside the BOX Program 2018

SENT: Jan 18, 2018 Catherine Campbell StreetARToronto Catherine.Campbell@toronto.ca Dear Ms Campbell, I am writing on behalf of the Mimico Residents Association (MRA) to suggest some traffic signal box locations for murals as part StreetART Toronto’s ‘Outside the Box’ program. Of the many traffic signal boxes in Mimico, the four listed below are in some of the most visible, pedestrian friendly…

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MRA Letter RE 39 Newcastle Street Development

For info on this development proposal, please visit: http://urbantoronto.ca/news/2017/08/dunpar-submits-revised-multi-tower-plan-beside-mimico-go SENT: Nov 11, 2017 Nancy Martins The Secretariat City of Toronto Planning and Growth Management Committee pgmc@toronto.ca RE:          File Number: 16 168950 WET 06 OZ 39 Newcastle Street Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment Application Dear Ms. Martins, I am writing on behalf of the Mimico Residents Association (MRA) to…

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MRA Letter Re: Freed Grand Park Development Application on Newcastle and Portland Streets

For info on this development proposal, please visit: urbantoronto.ca/news/2016/06/freed-proposes-massive-multi-tower-development-mimico urbantoronto.ca/database/projects/grand-park-village SENT: Oct 13, 2016 Nancy Martins The Secretariat City of Toronto Planning and Growth Management Committee pgmc@toronto.ca RE: File Number: 16 168925 WET 06 OZ 1x, 2 and 10 Audley Street, 8 Newcastle Street, and 29, 31, 59 and 71 Portland Street Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment Application Dear…

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Response from MPP Peter Milczyn re: Mimico GO Station improvement delay

Thank you for your email with regard to concerns about Metrolinx’s August 2016 update re the new timeline for the design, construction and completion of the improvements to Mimico GO Station. Metrolinx is currently transforming the GO rail network to be the backbone of regional rapid transit (RER).  This is one of the largest infrastructure projects in North America and…

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ACTION ALERT – Write Metrolinx NOW to support Mimico GO Station

The Mimico GO Station preliminary design includes two new pedestrian tunnels plus tunnel entrance structures, elevators and stairs.  In early 2016, we were told this work would begin in 2016, however in an Aug 2016 Metrolinx update, we learned that Mimico GO Station detailed design & construction is scheduled for 2018 to early 2021.  This is a full two years…

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MRA Letter to Metrolinx re: Mimico GO Station improvements

Sept 11, 2016 Bruce McCuaig President and CEO Metrolinx CEO@metrolinx.com Dear Mr McCuaig, I am writing on behalf of the Mimico Residents Association (MRA), to voice the concern of Mimico residents regarding major delays in the implementation schedule for improvements to Mimico Station. The Mimico GO Station preliminary design includes two new pedestrian tunnels plus tunnel entrance structures, elevators and…

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MRA Letter in support of City Bike Plan Major Corridor Study for “Lake Shore (Humber to Mississauga)”

Date: May 13, 2016 Dear Members of Public Works & Infrastructure Committee: The Mimico Residents Association Board of Directors would like to voice it’s support for the City Bike plan PW13.11.  We ask that you approve funding for the plan to ensure that the Major Corridor Study for “Lake Shore (Humber to Mississauga)” occurs in 2017. http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2016.PW13.11 Adding a safe route…

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Joint position on the proposed disposal of Parkland around Storefront Humber

Sent: Friday March 18, 2016 To: Councillor Mark Grimes, Mayor John Tory, Kim Edgar, Jennifer Keesmat, Niel Cresswel, Costanza Allevato, MPP Peter Milczyn, Lynda Ryder, Sabrina Salatino Below is a co-signed position paper that we believe should be considered when the Planning Application for 2445 Lakeshore Boulevard West is proposed for an amendment to the Official Plan. It also asks…

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Letters re: MRA sitting on ML Ready Mix Working Group

From: John Cary Sent: January 14, 2016 To: Councillor Grimes; Cc: Kim Edgar Subject: Request for Seat on MLRM Relocation Working Group. Dear Mark, The Mimico Residents Association Board of Directors requests that you invite Kyra Trainor or myself to join the Working Group that is searching for a suitable site for the relocation of the ML Ready Mix cement…

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Family Drop-Ins reopened Feb 1st!

GOOD NEWS UPDATE: The (formerly Next Door Family Resources) Drop-ins reopened Monday Feb 1st, 2016 under the guidance of LAMP Community Health Centres. See the schedule at right. Filomena Furtado, RECE, BAA, BSW West District Consultant, District Operations Children’s Services, City of Toronto ffurtado@toronto.ca Sent: January 20, 2016 Dear Ms. Furtado, The Mimico Residents Association has heard from concerned residents…

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