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November – December 2016 Community News & Events

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39 Newcastle Street Development Application – Public Meeting

Date: Wednesday November 23rd
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Location: St Leo’s auditorium
Two new residential apartment buildings (28 and 30-storeys) connected by a 2 to 7-storey podium are proposed for 39 Newcastle Street, North of the Mimico GO station. This application does not conform to the City Council approved Mimico-Judson Secondary Plan (June 7, 2016).
More info on our Blog

Park Lawn Rd Lake Shore Transportation Master Plan Community Workshops

Date: Thursday November 24th
Time: 6:30-9:00 PM
Date: Saturday Dec 3rd
Time: 2:00-4:30 PM
Location: The Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park (Kipling & Lakeshore Blvd)
You are invited to attend a Community Workshop to learn more about this Study, meet with City staff, and discuss ideas in person. The same information will be presented at each workshop.
Please RSVP to confirm your attendance:
Attendance is limited by venue capacity. You do not need to attend both events.

Etobicoke Lakeshore Santa Clause Parade

Date: Saturday, December 3rd
Time: 10:00 AM
For more information:

13th Annual Mimico by the Lake Tree Lighting

Date: Sunday, December 4th
Time: 4:30 – 6 PM
Location: Mimico Square – foot of Mimico Ave & Lakeshore Blvd W
Bring a handmade decoration for the tree and your camera to take a photo with Santa. Tree Lighting, Christmas Caroling, Hot Chocolate and more…

Christmas in Mimico Community Concert

Date: Sunday, December 11th
Time: 3:00- 4:00PM
Location: Mimico Presbyterian Church, 119 Mimico Ave at Royal York Ave
Local musicians and choirs gather to celebrate Christmas with beautiful music! Join in for sing along carols and hear professional soloists. Tickets ($5/$10) available now at

In the Press – Threat to Mimico Waterfront Plan

The Etobicoke Guardian featured our community’s fight to protect the Mimico Waterfront Plan against over-development via precedent setting site specific development proposals. In case you missed it, here it is again:
“Mimico groups pushing back against ‘westward wave’ of condo development”
Oct 19 Public Meeting Notes & Presentation are posted at
Review the meeting notes on our website.
Submit your feedback on this proposal to: Councillor Grimes and Kathryn Thom in City Planning CC

Response from Metrolinx Re: Mimico GO Station Improvement delays

We were told improvements to Mimico GO station would resume in 2016, however in an Aug 2016 Metrolinx update, we learned that detailed design & construction is scheduled for 2018 to early 2021. This is a full two years later and completion is four years later than previously communicated.
Response from Metrolinx RE Mimico GO Station Improvement Delays
Response from MPP Peter Milczyn RE Mimico GO Station Improvement Delay

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