Yearly Archives: 2012

TDSB flaunts tree protection (just like TCHC)

How tree protection works, as practised by TDSB Day 1: start excavation without putting protective fence around base of healthy tree which would delimit root area where soil shouldn’t be disturbed. Citizen complaint made on day 1 at 9am by … Continue reading

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more dirt

It’s obvious that the problem of significant construction dirt on Shuter St is not taken seriously by Councillor McConnell or by TCHC. Dirt control techniques promised 9 months ago for the Sackville St entrance to the Regent Park construction site … Continue reading

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Shuter St parking problems

Longtime Shuter St residents will have noticed an increase during the past few years in “all day” parking on Shuter – in spite of the 3 hour limit, sporadically enforced.  All nearby streets (Wascana Sackville, Sumach) have 1 hour limits, … Continue reading

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developments – Aug 2012

A quick bike around the “neighbourhood” to check on the current status of local developments (compare to Nov 2006, Nov 2007, Feb 2008, Jan 2009, April 2010). King & River510 King EastKing & Parliament   Trinity & EasternDundas & SackvilleDundas … Continue reading

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swimming soon ?

The pools at the Regent Park Aquatic Centre have been filled, but no signs on the building to indicate an opening date. Updated: mid-Aug opening, according to our city councillor’s office (see details) Update, July 2012): From Councillor Pam McConnell’s … Continue reading

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Regent Park – June 2012

June 26 was the 2nd meeting of the “Regent Park Community Construction Liaison Committee”.  No Regent Park residents attended; neither did the contractor. See meeting minutes and TCHC’s presentation; following is our account of this meeting. The problem of construction … Continue reading

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Regent Park – March 2012

It’s been almost a year since TCHC met with residents living adjacent to Regent Park, to give us an update. For several months, Shuter St has been clogged with mud, from TCHC and TDSB construction activity (see photos).  In response … Continue reading

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