News from Paul Young of the South Riverdale Community Health Centre is that this request has been denied:
- The Ontario Divisional Court has just handed down their decision.
The request for appeal of the OMB's decision has been denied.
To quote our lawyer, Eric Gillespie,
"There is no ability to appeal from this decision, so this is the end for SmartCentres' case."
We'd like to thank Eric, the city lawyer Brendan O'Callahan, and everyone who participated at the OMB hearing or contributed toward helping the cause for our community!
Here's a few blog posts about the subject:
- This is great news for Toronto cyclists because not only will a 1,700 parking lot NOT be built, but the proposed SmartCentre plan called for multiple multi-lane driveways to be built across the multi-use path that runs along the north side of Lakeshore Boulevarde.
The development would have turned a nice and well-used multi-use path...
... into an intersection like the one at Lakeshore and Leslie: