Monthly Archives: May 2010

Sony Rai Deputation to Vaughan Council May 17, 2010

Mayor and council, thank you for giving me this opportunity to speak. Sustainable Vaughan is a grass roots community organization focused on issues of sustainability and the environment. This is not an anti-development organization. This organization is supported by both … Continue reading

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Deb Schulte Deputation to Vaughan Council May 17, 2010

Mayor, Members of Council and Staff, I want to thank you for this opportunity to comment on the decision of the City to include the “white belt” lands (sprawl) in the Official Plan and express my disappointment in the public … Continue reading

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David Schenck Deputation to Vaughan Council May 17, 2010

Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you tonight on this critical issue. I want to focus on the role of York Region, the economic impact associated with the proposed urban boundary expansion, as well as the public process … Continue reading

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Eve Roa Deputation to Vaughan Council May 17, 2010

I am here on behalf of the future generation. My children are being taught in school to live an environmentally friendly life. They are taught to do their share by recycling, turning off the light, and use less water, to … Continue reading

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York Region Urban Boundary Expansion Public Hearing

As some of you are already aware, York Region is pushing ahead with approving the urban boundary expansion onto white belt lands this summer. The region had targeted an urban boundary expansion for Vaughan, East Gwilliambury and Markham as far … Continue reading

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Sustainable Vaughan’s Letter to the Province

Dear Hon. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Hon. James Bradley, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Victor Severino, Housing and Assistant Deputy Minister (Growth Secretariat) Sustainable Vaughan is a collection of concerned and active local citizens representing an organized and educated … Continue reading

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Sustainable Vaughan Receives Funding

Members of Sustainable Vaughan met with the Greenbelt Alliance and Environmental Defence today.  These organizations are two of the provinces strongest advocates fighting against urban sprawl and unsustainable development. Both groups are supporting Sustainable Vaughan’s position that there should be … Continue reading

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