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GTAA officials cancel Etobicoke airport workshop same day; MPs cry foul – June 29, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian

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A July 12, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “Etobicoke, Mississauga residents fight GTAA over Pearson airport growth plans: ‘It’s a war zone,” one resident said of aircraft noise above her home.”

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The image is from the June 29, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article features at the page you are now reading. Caption reads: An Air Canada plane makes its final approach to Toronto Pearson Airport. - Staff photo/IAN KELSO

The image is from the June 29, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article featured at the post you are now reading. Caption: An Air Canada plane makes its final approach to Toronto Pearson Airport. – Staff photo/IAN KELSO

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Air Traffic Noise meeting set for June 28, 2017 at Assembly Hall is rescheduled for July 11, 2017 at Toronto Congress Centre

A June 29, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “GTAA officials cancel Etobicoke airport workshop same day: GTAA officials said overcapacity concerns prompted decision after community flyer didn’t include registration information; MPs cry foul.”

The opening paragraphs read:

Toronto Pearson airport officials cancelled an Etobicoke public workshop about its future growth plans with just hours’ notice on Wednesday, June 28.

Officials with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), which operates Toronto Pearson International Airport, said 61 people preregistered to attend the public forum.

Officials said they learned Wednesday about an “extensive promotion to area residents” by some person or group in the community, which did not include the link to register, prompting concerns the Assembly Hall venue could not accommodate the potential crowd.

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