Train derailments involving dangerous goods have become extremely frequent in North America making headlines on an almost monthly basis. Millions of Canadians live, work or attend school within the 1km radius “blast zone”. We need to act before the next derailment causes serious loss of life and devastating damage to our environment.
Rail Safety First invites you to attend this very important Town Hall to discuss rail safety and the need for increased government regulation to protect Canadians. For more details and to RSVPclick here.
Update on Hydro One Midtown Project (March 2015)
Hydro One is working on a major project in, or more accurately, under, our neighbourhood, called the Midtown Electricity Infrastructure Renewal Project.
The project includes replacing aging cables and adding an additional cable to strengthen the midtown Toronto power corridor between Leaside Transformer Station (Millwood Rd. and Laird Dr.) to Bridgman Transformer Station (Macpherson Ave.).
Challenges and Solutions for Ravine Property Owners
Here is a useful summary of the common challenges faced by ravine property owners along with some useful solutions for addressing them. (This piece was prepared for the Moore Park Residents Association, pro bono, by Forest and Field Landscape Architects.