The Meeting Summary and materials from the April 19th Open House on Proposed Policy Directions and Mobility Plan Preferred Solution are now available for viewing.

Meeting Summary and Materials

Meeting Panels

Meeting Overview

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, City Planning staff hosted an Open House at the Ontario Science Centre at 770 Don Mills Road from 5 – 8 p.m. The purpose of the meeting was to present Don Mills Crossing’s proposed Secondary Plan policy directions and Mobility Plan Preferred Solution for review and feedback.

The format of the meeting was an Open House with panels on the proposed policy directions. City staff and members of the City’s consultant team were available to answer questions and record feedback. Members of the Celestica lands applicant team were also available to provide an update and answer questions related to the development application.

Over 75 people participated in the meeting. The majority of participants were generally between the ages of 35-70 and of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. There was a mix of those who had attended Don Mills Crossing’s meetings before and those participating for the first time.

Event Materials

Meeting Overview

On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, the City of Toronto Planning Division hosted a community meeting at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (6 Garamond Court). The purpose of the meeting was to present updates on the Celestica lands development application and Don Mills Crossing Study to the community for feedback.

The format of the meeting was an Open House between 5 – 6 p.m. followed by presentations between 6 – 6:30 p.m. From 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., breakout discussions were held on four key themes: Public Realm and Connections, Parks, Open Spaces, and Community Facilities, Land Use and Building Types, and Transportation.

City Planning staff were available to answer questions, facilitate discussions, and record feedback. Members of the Celestica Lands applicant team were also available to answer questions related to the development application. Metrolinx staff also attended to answer any Eglinton Crosstown related questions.

Over 60 people participated in the meeting. The majority of participants were generally between the ages of 35-70 and of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

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Event Boards

Meeting Overview

Don Mills Crossing’s Meeting and Open House on the Emerging Public Realm Plan took place on two consecutive days. The first event was held on Tuesday June 27, 2017 at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre at 6 Garamond Court. The second event took place on Wednesday June 28 at the Dennis R. Timbrell Resource Centre at 29 St. Dennis Drive. The format was an open house with a 15 minute presentation offered every hour on the hour.

The purpose of this event was to present the emerging public realm plan for the Don Mills and Eglinton area to the community for feedback and refinement to shape future work, and to continue to learn from attendees about what works and what needs improvement in the area.

City staff from the City Planning Division were present at the event to answer questions and engage with attendees about the study materials. The event consisted of an open house format with information boards on display. In addition to the open house format, a 15 minute presentation was given introducing the study, its purpose and the activities. The presentation was given at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the first event, and at 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 on the second evening. Approximately 85 people attended this event over two days. The majority of adult attendees were between the ages of 25 and 65 and of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, with approximately 15 children (ages 4 to 13) taking part in the kids’ activities.

Event Materials

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Event Flyer

Meeting Overview

The Don Mills Crossing Study and Celestica lands development application Community Meeting and Open House was held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (6 Garamond Court). The meeting format was an Open House between 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

The purpose of the meeting was to:

  • Update the community on the results of Phase 1 of Don Mills Crossing; and
  • Get feedback on the Celestica Lands development application and the Study.

There was a 30 minute presentation at 5 p.m. which was repeated at 7 p.m. outlining the Don Mills Crossing Study and the development application for the Celestica lands. This was followed by an open house discussion focussing on various city building themes including public realm, streets and trails, parks, facilities and built form presented on display boards.

Staff from various City divisions were stationed at the boards to engage with participants and record feedback. Members of the Celestica lands applicant team were also available to answer questions related to the development application.

Over 140 community members participated in the meeting. The majority of participants were generally between the ages of 25-70 and from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Ward 26 Councillor Jon Burnside and his staff were also in attendance to receive feedback on the application and Study.

Event Materials

Event Boards

Event Flyer

  • Study Handout

Meeting Overview

Don Mills Crossing’s first public consultation meeting took place on Thursday October 13,2016, at the Ontario Science Centre at 770 Don Mills Road. The format was an open house with a 15 minute presentation offered every hour on the hour.

The purpose of the event was to:

  • raise awareness and generate interest in the Study;
  • inform attendees about how they can get involved in the Study;
  • inform and educate attendees about upcoming transportation infrastructure and the future development opportunities in the area;
  • provide the City with an opportunity to learn from attendees about what works and what needs improvement in the area; and
  • provide the City with an opportunity to understand the perspective of locals and interested parties about how the area could evolve with rapid transit.

This was the first formal consultation event held for the Don Mills Crossing Study and City staff from the City Planning Division were present at the event to answer questions and engage with attendees about the study materials. Representatives from TTC and Metrolinx were also on hand to speak to their respective infrastructure projects in the area.

The event consisted of an open house format with information boards on display. Most boards were manned by City Planning staff available to provide information and clarification to attendees and gather feedback. In addition to the open house format, a 15 minute presentation was given introducing the study and its purpose. The presentation was given at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and at 8 p.m.

Approximately 85 people attended the event. The majority of attendees were between the ages of 35 and 65 and of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

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