Instead of giving Porter the green light for its jet plans, City Council has adopted the staff recommendation for further study and tiered negotiations – with severe conditions attached. NoJetsTO reacts.
In recent days, more than 100 volunteers came out to help the NoJetsTO grassroots campaign, talking to thousands of residents across the city. Read the latest campaign update.
The newest report from the independent advocacy group Transport Action Ontario shows that the Island Airport expansion will hurt lake users and put the development of the Port Lands in jeopardy. Read the reaction from NoJetsTO.
After immense pressure from Norm Kelly and Porter, City staff give a roadmap for expanding the Island Airport in their latest report. City Council must not go down this path, NoJetsTO warns in its press release.
The architect of Ontario Place, Eb Zeidler, endorses NoJetsTO. The planned expansion of the Island Airport is incompatible with the revitalization of the Ontario Place, he argues. Read the press release.
Photographer and Order of Canada recipient Ed Burtynsky is throwing his weight behind the campaign to save Toronto’s waterfront from a Pearson-by-the-Lake. Read the NoJetsTO press release.
Entrepreneur and former provincial minister and mayoral candidate speaks out against Island Airport expansion. Read the press release with his statement.
As Scarborough residents had the chance to speak out at a local public consultation, former TPA director Doug Reid endorsed NoJetsTO. Read the press release.
Through an Access-to-Information request NoJetsTO has learned that the TPA has spent close to $2 million on advertising since spring 2013. For comparison, the TPA paid $1.1 million for the City review of the jet plans.
The Toronto Port Authority is repeating tired old lies about Porter’s jet plans in an op-ed for the Toronto Star. Too bad the TPA didn’t bother reading the City staff report, Board of Health or Waterfront Toronto statements.