Planning and Development

  • 980 Lansdowne Avenue

    The Final report has been issued at Toronto and East York Community Council, and construction is underway. I am pleased to share that there are a number of community benefits included in this project, including a new splash pad, a daycare and a $1.2m cash contribution toward affordable housing.
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  • Galleria Mall Development

    Alongside Abigail Bond from the City's Affordable Housing Secretariat, I participated in the kickoff event for the Galleria redevelopment project on July 30, where we broke ground on the site which will include 150 new affordable housing units. In negotiations on this project, we were also able to secure a number of important community benefits, including a new community centre twice the size of Wallace Emmerson Community Centre, new day care facilities, and a new park. In July, my office...
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  • 980-990 Bloor Street West and 756 Dovercourt Road

    This project, once the subject of disagreement between the developer and the City, will be moving forward after we reached a settlement with the new owners at the Ontario Municipal Board (now known as the Local Planning Appeals Tribunal). City Planning worked closely with a new owner on the site to address community suggestions which allowed the settlement to be reached. A number of changes have been made: • The original 14-storey height has been reduced to 11-storeys, to prevent...
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  • "Ask the Expert" Clean Laneways Chat: September 16th, 10AM

    In partnership with The Laneway Project, the College Promenade BIA is hosting an "Ask the Expert" chat Sept 16, 10AM. With the City BIA Innovation Grant, the Clean Laneway Resource Guide was created. To help support the guide and extend expertise to the community, Michelle Senayah, Executive Director from The Laneway Project, will be available to answer or provide some guidance on anything related to laneways. For further information and the password for access to the chat, please email [email protected]
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  • 466 Dovercourt Road (Formally the Matador)

    In March, City Planning staff tabled a preliminary report to Toronto and East York Community Council and worked with my office to schedule a community consultation. This work was delayed due to COVID-19, but a public engagement session was held virtually on September 2nd. In light of the feedback provided, the developer is working to refine their plans and City Planning will submit their final reportlater this year or early next year.  
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  • 466-468 Dovercourt Consultation (The Matador)

    Thank you to everyone who participated in yesterday evening's community consultation on 466-467 Dovercourt. I am pleased to share that there was a strong community showing on last night's call, which led to important discussions about the height and massing of the building, it's fit within the neighbourhood context, heritage commemoration and parking concerns. The meeting concluded with a clear sense that the applicant needs to do further work to further to refine these designs.
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  • Bloor Street Study - St. Helens Avenue to Perth Avenue

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  • 466-468 Dovercourt Road Planning Application

    On Wednesday, September 2nd, from 6-7:30pm, the City will be hosting a virtual community consultation meeting to discuss the proposed Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment to allow a new 6-storey mixed-use building. This application will have commercial/retail uses on the ground floor, mezzanine and basement levels and 30 dwelling units on the upper floors. The property is currently a vacant 2-storey mixed-use building (formerly The Matador Ballroom).
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  • Initiating the St Clair/Old Weston Area Study

    My office has been working closely with neighbouring Councillor Frances Nunziata, City Planning, local landowners and the broader community to take a comprehensive look at the St. Clair and Old Weston area, to see how we can make improvements to help people move around more conveniently and deliver substantial public infrastructure as a new community grows around what will become a regional/local transit hub. City Planning staff have procured a consultant team and are moving forward with a community engagement...
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  • 158 Sterling

    Residents familiar with this site will know that for years there was one owner – Castlepoint (also Castlepoint-Numa) – working on planning approvals through the Ontario Municipal Board and the City of Toronto. Late in 2019, the site was subdivided and a mix of residential (Marlon Spring) and office developers (Hines) have been brought on to develop parts of the site. Castlepoint remains the owner of the landmark Tower Automotive Building (now home to MOCA) and another smaller portion. Here...
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