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Toronto's waterfront needs more parkland - not planes

Why eliminate the airport?

  • Reduce harmful air pollution  

  • Reduce harmful noise levels associated with hundreds of takeoffs and landings every day.

  • Eliminate health risks that threaten the well being of nearby communities.

  • Eliminate the risk of an aircraft disaster. 

  • Eliminate ongoing Toronto property tax subsidies.

  • Eliminate traffic congestion caused by the airport. 

  • Eliminate the risk that airplanes pose to migratory birds.

  • Join world class cities around the world that are choosing to close city centre airports. 

Benefits of parkland 

  • Numerous economic benefits that attract world class innovative businesses.

  • Increasing Toronto’s Island parkland by 200 acres from 600 to 800 acres.

  • $0 cost to the city and government to acquire the airport lands.

  • Utilizes the pedestrian tunnel 365 days a year to access the Toronto Islands.

  • Attract more tourists.

  • Promote a healthier lifestyle for waterfront communities, business and visitors.

  • Promotes environmental preservation efforts ensuring a sustainable future for our city. 

  • Promotes cultural and recreational opportunities

  • Embraces Indigenous presence, history and culture.

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