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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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MRA 2017-18 Annual Report

Join us THURSDAY, MARCH 22nd for our Annual General Meeting Followed by Q&A with MPP Peter Milczyn and Councillor Mark Grimes Time: 7:30 – 9:00 pm Location: Mimico Library, 47 Station Rd DOWNLOAD THE ANNUAL REPORT HERE MEETING AGENDA 1.  Call to Order 2.  Quorum (at least 9 eligible voting members) and Registration of Proxies 3.  Welcome and introductions 4.  Approval…

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Mimico Community News – March 2018

Mimico Residents Association Annual General Meeting Date: Thursday March 22nd Time: 7:30 – 9:00 PM Location: Mimico Centennial Library, 47 Station Rd, Etobicoke We’re excited to invite local residents to the Mimico Residents Association Annual General Meeting. Doors open and registration for the AGM begins at 7:15, with the meeting to begin at 7:30.  Please join us for a recap…

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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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Response from Metrolinx Re: Mimico GO Station Improvement delays

Thank you for your letter and continued interest in the future improvements at Mimico GO Station. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Ryah Kazman, I work at Metrolinx as the Community Relations & Issues Specialist for the Lakeshore West Corridor. I will be your main point of contact regarding any comments, questions or…

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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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