eNews – More on the ClubLink Appeal

We have a couple of updates in the fight to Save our Greenspace.  In our last e-news we told you about ClubLink’s costs submission to the court claiming $50,000 due from the Coalition citing our misguided efforts as an intervenor at the 40PA hearing.  They suggested we unnecessarily increased their costs while failing to contribute to the positive solution of the case for the City among other things. 
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eNews – THE WIN IS OURS!

Justice Labrosse released his 45 page decision today on the validity  of the 40 Percent Agreement and in doing so scuttled the ClubLink, Minto Communities and Richcraft Homes plan to redevelop our greenspace with 1544 homes.  He wrote, “The  1981 Agreement continues to be a valid and binding contract.”   You can read it all for yourself Continue reading

eNews – Concept Plan Not Admitted into Evidence

The Coalition and the parties heard from Justice Labrosse yesterday.  He confirmed that he had reviewed the written submission of the Coalition regarding the admission of the 1987 Concept Plan into evidence and said he was not persuaded that its admission into evidence was necessary.  He did confirm that he will provide his reasons with his decision on the 40PA which he will now proceed to finalize.
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eNews – Some Guidance on LPAT

As we told you last week, the KGPC intends to seek Party status at the LPAT Case Management Conference (CMC) on October 9 and both ClubLink and the City are now aware of this. The September 30 deadline imposed by LPAT for written submissions is coming up next week and we have received lots of calls from residents who are unsure of their best action.   During the week, we have had a chance to consult with our planner Dennis Jacobs from Momentum Planning  and Sylvain Rouleau from WeirFoulds, the lawyer representing us at LPAT.Continue reading