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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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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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MRA Letter Re Traffic Safety in Mimico

SENT: June 27, 2018 Councillor Mark Grimes Toronto City Hall 100 Queen Street West Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N2 councillor_grimes@toronto.ca Re: Traffic Safety in Mimico Dear Councillor Grimes, I am writing to you on behalf of the Mimico Residents Association (MRA) to formally request that the feasibility of additional initiatives to promote traffic safety in Mimico be further assessed. This issue…

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MRA Letter RE Park Lawn and Mimico GO Stations

  SENT: March 8, 2018 Phil Verster Chief Executive Officer Metrolinx ceo@metrolinx.com Re: Mimico GO Station Upgrades Dear Mr. Verster, I am writing on behalf of the Mimico Residents Association (MRA) to applaud the recommendation made in the “New Stations Business Cases Technical Report” published in February 2018 regarding the development of the Park Lawn GO Station. The creation of…

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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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