March 23, 2017

Wear your love for your community on your sleeve — and help us raise a bit of money in the process!

We're so excited to announce the launch of our “This is Davenport” line, which celebrates the identity of the many neighbourhoods that make up the place we call home. It...

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...

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....

December 23, 2015

Dear Cristina Martins,

Thank you again for meeting with Options for Davenport earlier this month, and also for your letter to Minister Del Duca. We appreciate that you granted this request from our meeting to write such a letter, and our community welcomes this effort t...

December 16, 2015

Good morning Premier Wynne,

I am the Chair of the community group Options for Davenport, which has been very active in the Davenport community raising awareness about the planned Metrolinx rail overpass (known locally as the Gardiner for GO trains) in our neighbourhood....

December 10, 2015

Today, City Council voted overwhelmingly — a staggering 38 to 1 — to reject Metrolinx’s plan to build a monster rail overpass through the middle of Davenport.

Even more importantly: councillors and city staff sounded the alarm about why this project is so dangerous.

Nume...

December 9, 2015

TORONTO, Dec. 9, 2015 /CNW/ – Davenport residents are calling on city council to stand up to “Metrolinx bullying” and vote down a controversial rail overpass plan that the agency wants to push through.

Renowned urban planners Paul Bedford and Ken Greenberg have urged ca...

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