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Air pollution in south Etobicoke is part of a regional problem; City official recommends public transit advocacy

As a person who loves to drive, I was thoroughly intrigued to learn about the recent study of air pollution in south Etobicoke.     Cars and trucks: What can be done? With regard to cars and trucks, some of the text from Tamara Shephard’s Jan. 16, 2014 Etobicoke Guardian article, discussed in a recent post, stays […]

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South Etobicoke Local Air Quality Study has identified an increased risk of cancer in the community due to air pollution

A Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) overview of the study can be found here. A caption related to the map on the right, from a Jan. 16, 2014 Etobicoke Guardian article by Tamara Shephard entitled “Air quality study finds traffic emissions are driving pollution in south Etobicoke,” reads: Carcinogen concentration Courtesy/CITY OF TORONTO Eight of 19 […]

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The next big meeting (as it relates to South Etobicoke) regarding airplane noise/pollution is on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at The Assembly Hall from 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Updates 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.” [End: Update 2]   Air traffic noise is part of a wider topic – namely, it’s about life in cities. Street traffic […]

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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

The GTAA-sponsored airport meeting planned for June 28, 2017 at the Assembly Hall has been rescheduled. Salza Kassam <Salza.Kassam@gtaa.com> of GTAA writes at 4:22 pm on June 28, 2017: Good afternoon, I am sending this e-mail on behalf of Kathryn Hanford, Manager, Community Outreach. This evening’s Public Workshop at the Assembly Hall in Etobicoke-Lakeshore has […]

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Update – Air quality results for south Etobicoke. May 27, 2014 Toronto Environmental Alliance Meet & Greet event at LAMP

I attended a presentation by the Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) in south Etobicoke a year ago, in May 2013. I was impressed with the quality and scope of information that Heather Marshall shared at that time. The work that TEA is doing is tremendously valuable and inspiring. Air quality is a topic that is of […]

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Pages 12 & 13 (i.e. the set of pages) of Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Guidelines Draft focuses on 3.6 Special Features

Update: A more complete and highly informative  overview of the contents of the Feb. 7, 2017 Long Branch Urban Design Guidelines Draft Document  is available at the website of Ward 6 Councillor Mark Grimes. We owe thanks to Councillor Grimes for the role that he and his office have played in the initiation and development […]