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Mimico Residents Association 2019 Annual General Meeting

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our annual general meeting at Mimico Centennial Library on March 20, 2019. We had over 80 people come out to hear what we had accomplished in the last year and to join Councillor Mark Grimes and MPP Christine Hogarth to discuss what is happening in Mimico and the wider Ward 3 area. Didn’t…

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Now Accepting Applications for the Mimico Residents Association Board of Directors

Deadline: Jan 15, 2019 Are you a Mimico resident who is passionate about local issues? Are you looking for an opportunity to engage with other Mimico residents and contribute to projects that will improve our community? The Mimico Residents Association (MRA) is seeking engaged, committed, and enthusiastic volunteers to join the Board of Directors. The MRA is dedicated to improving…

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MRA Letter Re: Support Our Charter Rights and Freedoms

SENT September 11, 2018 Christine Hogarth Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Sent by email to: christine.hogarthco@pc.ola.org Re: Call from Mimico residents to support our Charter Rights and Freedoms Dear MPP Hogarth, The Mimico Residents Association (“the MRA”), wishes to express our concern regarding Premier Ford’s stated intention to take the unprecedented step of invoking the notwithstanding clause of the Charter of Rights and…

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Register for a FREE Tree Today with Tree for Me

The Mimico Residents Association’s Tree for Me Grant has been approved!  The Tree for Me program offers free trees to Toronto residents to support the City’s 40 percent tree canopy cover target. Registration is now Open!  We are pleased to offer you a choice of up to 2 FREE TREES per household from 8 native tree species, suitable for all yards. Registration is…

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Response From Councillor Grimes Re: Better Local Government Act

We recently sent letters to both MPP Christine Hogarth and Councillor Mark Grimes sharing our concers and asking they support an evidence-based process, including consultation with Toronto residents, on any changes to the number of Toronto City Councillors. We have recieved the response below from Councillor Grimes. MPP Hogarth is yet to respond. Thank you for your letter and expressing your concerns…

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MRA Letters Re: Better Local Government Act

Today we sent two letters to our local representatives regarding the tabling of the Better Local Government Act by the Government of Ontario.   SENT: Jul 30, 2018 Christine Hogarth Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Sent by email to: christine.hogarthco@pc.ola.org Re: Implications of the ‘Better Local Government Act’ Dear MPP Hogarth, On behalf of the Mimico Residents Association (“the MRA”), this letter formally documents our…

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Response From Councillor Grimes Re Traffic Safety in Mimico

In June we sent a letter to Councillor Grimes regarding the the road safety after two people were seriously injured by drivers in Mimico. Since that letter Councillor Grimes had worked with the us, and other stakeholders in Mimico, to put forward two successful motions at the July session of the Etobicoke York Community Council. The first is a comprehensive…

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Metrolinx Open House Public Meeting July 5

Metrolinx is hosting an Open House Public Meeting on July 5, 2018 from 2 – 4pm and 6 – 8pm at Mimico Presbyterian Church (119 Mimico Avenue) to discuss the Mimico, Long Branch and potential Park Lawn GO stations. We had the opportunity to meet with representatives from Metrolinx earlier in the month and can provide you with some of…

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Metrolinx Response Mimico GO Station

In February, Metrolinx released a new business case analysis that included the recommendation to create a new Park Lawn GO Station in addition to operating the current Mimico GO Station. We provided more details of this proposal in our March Mimico Community News. In response to this analysis the MRA sent a letter to Metrolinx supporting the two station solution and…

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