Is there a real danger of an OMB decision being used as a precedent for influencing similar future OMB hearings for the Kingsway-Sunnylea community? This is a major question whose answer is...Read More
At the corner of Bloor and Grenview Boulevard,, a proposal was submitted to redevelop the Swiss Chalet and RBC branch sites at 2955-2961 Bloor West.Read More
The City has received the following application under the Planning Act:
"To amend the Official Plan and Zoning By-law for an 8-storey mixed-use building comprised of 81 residential units and 507 m² of retail uses on the ground floor ... 3005 Bloor Street West & 14 Humbervale Boulevard. A two-storey single-detached dwelling is also proposed as part of the application."Read More
On January 16th the OMB issued their Procedural Order regarding the proposed nine-storey mixed-use building at 2915-2917 Bloor Street West. This document spells out the required procedures leading up to and including the hearing, which is scheduled to commence on June 4, 2018 at 10:00 a.m at 655 Bay Street, 16th Floor, Toronto.Read More
After more than 100 years, the Ontario Municipal Board will come to an end.
But things won’t change for years.
Regulations put forward by Ontario on how to transition to a new planning tribunal mean hundreds of applications currently being considered by city could be appealed under old rules.Read More
Michael Karst, Central Etobicoke Neighbourhood Watch, has issued the following alert on Friday, November 17th:
"Please note, we have received a tip about suspicious individuals casing a number of homes near The Kingsway / Prince Edward Dr. North.
Richview Square is a shopping plaza like many others across suburban Toronto: single storey retail at the back of the lot with a big surface parking lot out front. There is one big difference here though, and that's a sizeable piece of property out front—unused green space facing Eglinton Avenue which was formerly reserved as part of the corridor for a future expressway—which is now proposed to be combined with the plaza property in a major redevelopment.Read More
Following more than 10 years of planning, consultation, engineering, and design, the City of Toronto will begin construction to reconfigure the Six Points intersection in March 2017. The reconfiguration supports the development of Etobicoke Centre as a vibrant mixed-use transit-oriented community.Read More
From Peter Milczyn, MPP, October 18th: It is unfortunate that the dates for Committee Hearings and written submissions on Bill 139 have been changed. The hearings for October 23 and 24 have been cancelled and the written submission deadline has been changed to October 18th at 5:00 pm. These procedural changes are not uncommon at the Legislature. However, I want to ensure you that any Etobicoke Lakeshore resident who wishes to make a written submission on the Bill will still have their views heard.Read More