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LU & LPOA reach settlement with SmartCentres

April 10, 2013

Over the past year and a half, Leasiders have stated – very clearly – your concerns about the proposed SmartCentre North development. You were worried about increased traffic and congested roads, about the potential loss of employment lands, about more “big box” retail development along Laird, and you were generally unhappy about the harmful effects […]

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City Documents

February 21, 2013

Planning Report – 70 Wicksteed (PDF) North York Community Council Meeting Agenda, Feb. 26, 2013 NYCC Agenda Item – 70 Wicksteed

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February 21 Update

February 21, 2013

SmartCentre North Staff Report goes to North York Community Council Meeting, February 26, 2013 The City Staff’s Report published on February 14, 2013, is in favor of the proposed SmartCentre North development at Laird and Wicksteed. The Report has been placed on the Agenda for the February 26th North York Community Council meeting. After consulting […]

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Email sent to Councillor John Parker, February 19, 2013

February 21, 2013

Sent: February-19-13 8:11 AM To: Councillor_Parker@toronto.ca Subject: NYCC – Deferral Request Dear Councillor Parker, I have not heard back from you following my emails of February 14 and 15, 2013. During our conversation on February 14, you indicated that you were prepared to support a request by Leaside Unite for a deferral of the February 26 NYCC meeting. […]

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Letter to North York Community Council requesting deferral

February 21, 2013

February 19, 2013 By Email City Clerk’s Office Attention: Francine Adamo North York Civic Centre 5100 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario M2N 5V7 Dear Ms. Adamo: Re:       Application to Amend Zoning By-law Application No. 11 264854 NNY 26 OZ We are writing on behalf of Leaside Unite (“LU”), a citizens group concerned about this proposed […]

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Don Valley West All-Politicians Town Hall Meeting

February 4, 2013

Thursday, February 7th – 7:00 p.m. Toronto Botanical Gardens (Formerly Edward’s Gardens) Lawrence and Leslie All-Politicians meeting hosted by Premier-elect Kathleen Wynne Also present will be MP John Carmichael, City Councillor Jaye Robinson and City Councillor John Parker We need to make sure that NYCC members are aware of our opposition to the scale of […]

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Update – February 4, 2013

February 4, 2013

We’d like to extend a hearty thank you to all the Leaside Unite supporters who turned out last Thursday evening for the Community Icebreaker at the Fox and the Fiddle! All our tickets were sold, and after expenses we raised over $3,000. We also added another 100 signatures to the petition (now at over 1,200 signatures, […]

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City reports – 70 Wicksteed

January 31, 2013

Response to Peer Review Questions Regarding Two urbanMetrics Studies: (PDF) (1) Retail Market Demand and Impact Analysis – 70 Wicksteed Avenue, 99 Vanderhoof Avenue and 202‐206 Parkhurst Boulevard – Toronto, Ontario (August 26, 2011); and (2) Economic Impact Assessment – 70 Wicksteed Avenue, 99 Vanderhoof Avenue and 202‐206 Parkhurst Boulevard – Toronto, Ontario (August 26, 2011) – Urban Metrics, July 17, 2012 (PDF ) Technical Services Comments – […]

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Leaside Unite Community Icebreaker – January 31

January 16, 2013

Leaside Unite Community Icebreaker Thursday, January 31, 8 p.m. The Fox & the Fiddle 190 Laird Dr. Tickets $25 ea. Featuring the music of Blue Nash Leaside Unite will be hosting a community fundraiser at the Fox and Fiddle (190 Laird Drive) on Thursday, January 31st starting at 8pm. Tickets are $25 which includes 2 […]

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Fundraising Letter

October 31, 2012

Dear Leaside Neighbour, We are writing to update you on the initiatives of Leaside Unite (LU) and the Leaside Property Owners Association (LPOA) regarding the proposed SmartCentres North Development, which is immediately north of the existing SmartCentres location. LU is a working committee under LPOA, and is comprised of concerned Leaside residents who are committed […]

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