July 29, 2016

In response to Options for Davenport's June 27, 2016 letter, Glen Murray, Minster of the Environment and Climate Change, responded that he would be allowing the Overpass project to proceed.  

Read Minister Murray's response here.

June 27, 2016

On June 27, 2016, Options for Davenport wrote to Glen Murray, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, sharing our objections to the Environmental Project Report submitted by Metrolinx with respect to the Davenport Diamond Grade Separation.   

Our lette...

Nine Davenport community groups banded together to collect as many as 1,500 signatures for a petition that calls on the Ontario government and provincial transit agency Metrolinx to meet a set of criteria for the proposed Davenport Diamond Grade Separation project.

The...

Today, a coalition of nine Davenport community groups, supported by local elected representatives have submitted a community petition containing approximately 1,500 signatures to Davenport MPP Cristina Martins, which will be read in the Ontario Legislature later today.

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April 27, 2016

Standing beneath an elevated rail corridor while a GO Train passes overhead will sound as loud as standing 300 metres away from a jet taking off, or a jackhammer pounding the pavement directly beside you. This is among the findings of Options for Davenport’s “Our EA, O...

We the undersigned community organizations have been working to advocate on the issues and concerns that many area residents have outlined regarding the Davenport Diamond Grade Separation project. To be clear, our community recognizes and supports the expansion of publ...

As Metrolinx is launching its Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP) for the contentious Davenport Diamond overpass, a local grassroots organization announced a plan to conduct its own environmental assessment.

The Ontario transit agency’s six-month long TPAP, beginn...

January 28, 2016

Against the advice and wishes of local city councillors, Member of Provincial Parliament, Member of Parliament, Toronto City Council, city planning staff and renowned Canadian urban planning experts, Metrolinx will push ahead with its contentious plan to build a massiv...

January 19, 2016

Cristina Martins, the Liberal MPP for Davenport, says given significant outstanding questions and concerns, she is “not prepared” to allow Metrolinx to proceed with plans to construct a massive overpass through the middle of a dense Toronto neighbourhood in her riding....

During a raucous public meeting Monday, Jan. 18, Davenport MPP Cristina Martins pledged to lobby the Ontario Minister of the Environment to halt the Davenport Overpass.

Metrolinx wants to build the elevated two-track bridge, which it is now referring to as the Guideway,...

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