The new Toronto Local Appeal Body could potentially reduce the power of the Ontario Municipal Board to overrule Toronto City Planning. We encourage local residents to get involved in the formation of this Body to oversee Toronto planning appeals. NOTICE OF PUBLIC BUSINESS MEETING – TORONTO LOCAL APPEAL BODY A Toronto Local Appeal Body business meeting will be held on:…

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Public Meeting Wed Nov 23 Re: 39 Newcastle Street Development Application

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. St. Leo Catholic School (165 Stanley Avenue) For information about the proposal, see: This application does not conform to the City Council approved Mimico-Judson Secondary Plan (June 7, 2016). 39 Newcastle lands are owned by Dunpar (CIC Management). Dunpar also own lands at: 101 Portland Street, 50 Windsor Street, 49,…

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Shoreline Towers Update – OMB Decision

The following is a summary issued by the Mimico Lakeshore Community Network, a Party in the proceedings. It is posted with their permission (and with our thanks!).  A PDF of the full OMB decision (all 93 pages) can be downloaded and reviewed HERE. This past Tuesday, August 30, Marc Denhez, the adjudicator for the Ontario Municipal Board, released his long-awaited…

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Shoreline Towers OMB Appeal Nov 20 MRA Statement

On Friday November 20, 2015 Mary Bella, on behalf of the MRA, was given the opportunity to make a witness statement as a Participant in the appeal regarding Shoreline Towers proposal, currently in hearings at the OMB. Below is our written statement. ONTARIO MUNICIPAL BOARD PARTICIPANT STATEMENT Mary Bella, Director and Board Member Mimico Residents Association Ontario Municipal Board Hearing…

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Letter from MRA to MPP Laurel Broten requesting support for Bill 20 – exempting Toronto from OMB

Sent: March 13, 2013 Laurel Broten MPP Etobicoke-Lakeshore 701 Evans Avenue, Suite 100 Etobicoke, ON  M9C 1A3 Re: Mimico Residents Association Requests Support for Bill 20 Dear Ms. Broten, The Mimico Residents Association (MRA) requests your support for the private members bill sponsored by MPP Rosario Marchese, namely Bill 20, Respect for Municipalities Act (City of Toronto), 2013, which underwent…

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Letter to Mimico Residents Assocation re: OMB

Letter to MRA from MPP Laurel Broten re: Ontario Municipal Board

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Letter from the MRA Re: Formation of a Local Appeal Body

Sent: November 19, 2012 Attn: Councillor Peter Milczyn Chair, Subcommittee on Establishment of Local Appeal Body c/o City Clerk: Re: Mimico Residents Association comments on Establishment of Local Appeal Body To the Subcommittee on Establishment of Local Appeal Body, The Mimico Residents Association (MRA) hopes that the formation of a Local Appeal Body will support City Planning frameworks and…

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OMB Hearing Re: “11 Superior”

Update: The OMB in a verbal decision has dismissed the appeal regarding the plans for 11 Superior.  The development can now move forward with construction expected to start in the coming months.  The formal written decision of the OMB will be forthcoming. Visit Eleven Superior’s website for more details on this development.