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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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MRA Letter to Councillor Grimes re: MLRM Relocation Working Group

SENT: Thursday, January 14, 2016 Dear Councillor Grimes, 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 batching operation from its residential area on Judson Street. We feel that our involvement, engagement and…

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Letter to Head Planner Jennifer Keesmaat regarding Ravines Round Table

Dear Ms. Keesmaat, I attended the Ravines Round table discussion on December 16th 2015 and wish to make a point that I felt was left unsaid. It is this: Human physical and mental health should be a crucial component in the over-arching statement that you asked the round table participants to draft. The ravine’s trees and shrubs, much like our…

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