Tag: planning

Proposal to force building more affordable housing falls short, advocates say

SAMANTHA BEATTIE, Staff Reporter Tues., Jan. 23, 2018 Inclusionary zoning would allow municipalities to force developers to create affordable housing units. However, many city councillors and housing advocates say if the province keeps its draft legislation as is it will miss an opportunity. A homeless shelter is the first place Fazanah Khair Mohammad, her husband… Read more »

Unilever/East Harbour Development Community Consultation Meeting

City Planning is holding another community consultation meeting on First Gulf’s application and Master Plan for the East Harbour development in the Unilever Precinct. This Master Plan covers an area of 60 acres – 38 acres which are owned by First Gulf and 20 acres owned by the City of Toronto. The focus of this… Read more »

City of Toronto consulting on laneway suites

The City’s laneway suites study called Changing Lanes gets underway with a public consultation meeting on Thursday, November 30 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Council Chamber at Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W. The study will consider permitting laneway suites in Toronto and East York. A laneway suite is a dwelling unit… Read more »

Social Inclusion in Planning

Listen to my speech at Toronto and East York Community Council November 14th on item TE28.5 (1182 King Street West and 1221 King Street West -Zoning Amendment Application – Final Report) “Social inclusion is so important, I want to thank everybody for raising that…You shouldn’t give up on social inclusion as part of planning.” “Whatever… Read more »