HVVRA President’s Address at Elia Proposal Meeting

Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen, My name is Ian Ihnatowycz and I am President of the HVVRA. Thank you for this opportunity to make a few comments about this proposal. I would like to begin by quoting from the Official Plan for the City of Toronto. “The Official Plan is about making the right choices and shaping Toronto’s collective future. The Plan is about getting the fundamentals right. It is about having a clear vision for the City, grounded in…

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Councillor Campbell revises motion to strengthen SASP scope.

The Board is pleased to report that on February 10, 2015 at City of Toronto Council’s first meeting since the election, Ward 4 Councillor John Campbell tabled a revision to an earlier motion he had submitted to Etobicoke York Community Council (EYCC) in mid-January.   The revised motion, which passed on February 11th, clarifies the scope of the Site and Area Specific Policy (SASP) for the established apartment neighbourhood located to the north of Humbertown to include height, density, traffic, infrastructure,…

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Councillor Campbell Moves to Overturn City Council Decision on Humbertown Area Study

On January 13, 2015, at the first meeting of Etobicoke York Community Council (EYCC) since the election, Ward 4 Councillor John Campbell moved that Community Council reject the decision previously adopted by EYCC and City Council regarding the apartment buildings surrounding Humbertown Shopping Plaza. Councillor Campbell recommended that Phase 2 of the Site and Area Specific Policy (SASP) be conducted by City Planning department, and not by an independent planning group. It will be voted on by City Council on…

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Great News!  Council Approves Formal Study for ‘Apartment Neighborhood’

The Board of Directors of the HVVRA is pleased to announce that on Monday, August 25th, Toronto City Council approved funding for a Site and Area Specific Policy (SASP) to guide future development of the apartment neighbourhood adjacent to Humbertown Plaza. The SASP was recommended by IBI Group, following a preliminary study of the area last spring that included community consultation and Working Group discussions. The SASP is a planning tool used in ‘stable’ neighbourhoods like this one to establish…

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HVVRA RESIDENTS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVE MEDIATED HUMBERTOWN PLAZA REDEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL

Over 200 members of The Humber Valley Village Residents’ Association (HVVRA) met at Kingsway College School on Tuesday, December 10th and unanimously approved the mediated proposal that was negotiated with First Capital Realty (FCR) on the design for the Humbertown Shopping Centre site. The settlement has also been endorsed by the City of Toronto and another local ratepayer group. “We are pleased that our members voted to support the outcome of our efforts during the OMB mediation process,” said Ian…

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