Your Final Say on the Jet Ban

Prop planes fly this close to our condos. Imagine jets of double the bulk zooming by your windows. Say NO!
Prop planes fly this close to our condos. Imagine jets of double the bulk zooming by your windows. Say NO!

City Council is gearing up for a crucial vote on the Island Airport. Will they lift the ban on jets and expand the runways far into the lake? Porter and the Toronto Port Authority are spending enormous sums on advertising and lobbying (the TPA using federal tax dollars) to push for a huge jet expansion. If we don’t protest this commercial takeover of our iconic Waterfront, it will change forever.

Please help by:

  • Sending the on-line petition to everyone you know to let our councillors know we cherish the Waterfront.
  • Attending a public consultation with results going to City Council.Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
    Fort York – Blue Barracks Room
    2-3 pm, Drop-in
    3-5 pm, Workshop

    Monday, September 9th, 2013
    Metro Hall – Rooms 308-309
    6-7pm, Drop-in
    7-9pm, Workshop

    THE NEXT MEETING HAS CHANGED TO:
    Thursday, September 19th, 2013
    Direct Energy Convention Centre, Exhibition Place – Salon 205
    6-7pm, Drop-In
    7-9pm, Presentations and Discussions

  • Read the City’s public consultation booklet, though it’s heavily slanted in favour of jets and contains misinformation. It proves how much our voices are needed! We are told that extended runways are “good for the environment”.  And the Jets — still untested and on the production line — are praised for their “average” noise levels.

If the Tripartite ban is lifted, we face a noisy, polluting mini-Pearson on our doorsteps. Come to the meetings and alert friends and neighbours to help save the Waterfront.

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NOW Reveals Deluce’s Flight Path | YQNA
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[…] NOW Magazine has just broken the omerta around the proposed jet expansion of the Island Airport. No other media have told the real story of the political power plays that have lead to Porter Airlines’ dominance over the Waterfront. Read this and wonder. Share the link with your friends, so word can finally get out about this looming urban planning disaster. You might get motivated to attend the City’s public meeting at Exhibition Hall on Sep. 19 (see notice on this page). […]

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