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Deputation Opposing Island Airport Expansion
It is absurd to have a major airport on a city's waterfront. The negative impacts -- air pollution, water pollution, noise pollution, massively increased traffic, the risk of planes taking off and lan...
Island Airport Insanity
Airports don't belong in the middle of downtown.
The Movable Airport: The politics of government planning
Budden, Sandra; Ernst, Joseph
An account of the manoeuvring and bureaucratic runaround that went into the planning of the Pickering airport, and of the resistance that it produced.
Porter's corporate interests can't be allowed to trump public health
Garfinkle, Miriam; Woolhouse, Susan
We are concerned that it will be the children who live, study and play less than 300 metres from the current airport in the high-rises, the Waterfront school, Little Norway Park, the daycare and commu...
STOL lands again
The proposal for a major commerical airport on the Toronto Islands appears to be back on the agenda.
Why Saying No to Toronto Airport Expansion Makes Sense
Saying no to the expansion of the Toronto Island Airport and introduction of jet aircrafts is the economical, ecological and socially responsible thing to do.
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Transport Action Canada
Transport 2000 Canada is a non-profit, non-partisan federation of consumer groups and individuals which advocates improved rail passenger, air, bus, marine and urban transportation throughout Canada. ...
Aircraft noise tied to higher heart disease risk
City planners need to consider noise when planning to expand or build airports
Living in neighbourhoods with high levels of aircraft noise is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, U.S. and British research suggests.
The airport malls
An airport is a zombie zone between two worlds. The retail spaces are seductive, yet you didn't choose to shop here. You didn't choose to be here. They are controlling you, guiding you, harassing you:...
Deputation to the Toronto Board of Health regarding proposed expansion of Island Airport
The waterfront is a highly utilized collective space that we have highly invested in to be used for recreational activities that promote health and fit into the city's vision of increasing green space...
Ken Greenberg on Island Airport Expansion and Shared Values
People sometimes get amnesia - we forget the battles we fought to get where we are
We are once more on the verge of making one of those decisions that comes along every generation that will have a profound impact on the shape of the city.
Letter to Toronto City Council regarding jets at Toronto Island airport
Garfinkle, Miriam; Woolhouse, Susan
We are writing to express grave concerns regarding the proposal to expand the Billy Bishop Airport to jets. We are community health physicians and are extremely alarmed by the potential health harm of...
Plans for STOLport called unjustified
While residents of the Toronto Island community continue their fight against the bulldozer – which could strike this year – the proposal for a major airport on the Islands is worrying people from acro...