Tag Archives: Places to Grow Act

The Big Move Requires a Big Re-Think

“GO Rail represents an underdeveloped asset that has more potential to take cars off the regional highways than any other scheme.” Michael Schabas from The Review of Metrolinx’s Big Move, Neptis Most residents in the GTA are unaware that the … Continue reading

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The City Above Toronto Just Grew further North

It’s not only the past antics of the current mayor and council that’s enraging Vaughan citizens this election. As with most of the GTA, nothing gets voters’ blood boiling more than traffic congestion. With the Spadina Line subway extension still … Continue reading

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Sustainable Vaughan believes The City of Vaughan and York Region’s Official Plans do not meet the Provincial Criteria for an Urban Boundary Expansion

1) Not providing the six missing intensification numbers in the official plan results in non compliance to Places to Grow Act 2.2.8.2 a) (See Hemson, “Housing Analysis and Employment Land Needs, Final Report” Table 2). Places to Grow Act 2.2.8.2 … Continue reading

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Letter to the Mayor and Council

Mayor and members of council, Politically you have nothing to gain from approving the urban boundary expansion. Approving the expansion opens the door to an OMB appeal and allows your opponents and critics to blame you during the upcoming municple … Continue reading

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Sony Rai Deputation to Vaughan Council June 14th, 2010

I’m not quite sure how anyone is suppose too properly comment on the secondary plans when there is so much information missing in the Hemson Housing Analysis and Employment Land Needs Report. Without this information it becomes difficult to compare … Continue reading

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