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Analysis of the Draft Concord GO Centre Secondary Plan of November 1, 2013 – 1. Title and Basic Considerations

Note:  The full text of this document is also available in PDF format. Re. File 26.3, Committee of the Whole, November 26, 2013 From: Concord West Ratepayers Association Analysis of the Draft Concord GO Centre Secondary Plan of November 1, … Continue reading

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2. Summary analysis of the so-called “Preferred Solution”

First off, it is simply scandalous that the results (5 panels times 5 tables of attendees) of the well attended (66 participants) public meeting of January 30th, 2013 – or exercise in so-called dotmocracy – were never posted on the … Continue reading

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3.1 – Analysis of Schedule E (Transit Network)

1.We will now proceed to a detailed analysis with the schedule that concerns the issue that brought us here, Schedule E regarding “Transit Network”: The hub is now situated over Highway #7 (as marked by the dashed blue circle with … Continue reading

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3.2 Analysis of Schedule D (Transportation Network)

2. Let’s next consider the rest of the transit network, called Schedule D, the “Transportation Network”: Another sham is what aptly describes this schedule, were it not for the necessary adjective “costly”. Despite the public meeting of January 30th having … Continue reading

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3.3 Analysis of Schedules B and C (Land Use, Height and Density)

3. Next, let’s talk about what has effectively hijacked this Council’s initiative and has just about exhausted the stock of good will on the part of Concord West’s community. We’re referring to Schedules B and C: The Preferred Solution embodied … Continue reading

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3.4 Analysis of Schedule F (Open Space Network). Conclusion

4. At last, let us address perhaps the best joke of all, Schedule F, the “Open Space Network” (another faddist neologism, “open space”: “open space” is one that is about to be closed in with high-rises and intensification…): It is … Continue reading

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