Category Archives: pollution

Contaminated soil in Regent Park

The Regent Park Athletic Fields were not part of the original plan for Regent Park redevelopment – the city’s plan published in 2004 showed new apartment buildings on this site (see image: page 10 of presentation, or view complete document … Continue reading

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Tires, TVs and taxes

After a recent trip to the Home Hardware in Cabbagetown, I discovered out there is a separate tax in Ontario for pesticides! Try searching the official provincial government website for “eco-fee” and I doubt that you’ll find any info about … Continue reading

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new sign bylaw

You are invited to attend and participate in the city’s  Public Consultation Meeting on Jan 29 @ 7pm, Toronto City Hall), in relation to a new City of Toronto Sign By-law (see flyer). During the past few years, community activists … Continue reading

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TPSC newsletter (March 2007)

A few items from the latest Toronto Public Space Committee (TPSC) newsletter: The TPSC is campaigning to get “truck billboards” off Toronto’s streets. These trucks drive around the city at the busiest times causing congestion, adding to smog and visual … Continue reading

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