There is little that can be said about the frustration everyone feels as we continue to wait in anticipation of the 40PA decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal. With no decision to report, there are some interesting items ongoing in our calendar and we wanted to make sure they are on yours.Continue reading
We have been holding off on this e-News waiting for something to break free on the legal flank of the ClubLink issue. Still no news from the Ontario Court of Appeal to derail ClubLink, Minto and Richcraft once and for all. In the meantime, we need to stay vigilant on their latest push on the planning side and cover other good news too.Continue reading
We are now into our third summer with ClubLink, Minto and Richcraft and their bad winds blowing across Kanata Lakes. ClubLink’s shenanigans does get tiring and reading their bumf does little positive for our spirits.Continue reading
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.
ClubLink surprised us and sent their Notice of Appeal out late Friday afternoon and managed to leave the KGPC off the mailing list in their process. Some sort of error they said. Continue reading
Your hundreds of expressions of happiness and gratitude as a result of the 40% Agreement win on Friday have flooded the inbox. It is clear that you appreciate the thousands of hours of volunteer work of the Coalition members. They don’t often take a bow and so I thought today we would give them all the shoutout they deserve.Continue reading
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
We need some FUN! Groundhog Day is just around the corner on February 2 … and so we will have an Un-dinner and a movie. Continue reading
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.
The Coalition and our legal team continue to feel confident.Continue reading
We want to assure you that we will continue to listen to our experts’ opinions and implement their strategies, believing that this will give our community the best chance to win each battle in this war against ClubLink. Here are the facts. Continue reading