The defeat of our flu was magically celebrated this afternoon with bright sunshine. And to celebrate that, the NO TOWER campaign raised its Community Information table at Grandview Park for the first time this year. Along with the
Along with the irreplacebable Eric, the ever-loving and I took on the first shift. Almost immediately, and for the next hour that we were there, the table was visited by a steady stream of residents and visitors eager to learn about the plan to irreversibly damage the look and feel and character of the Drive with a 12-15 storey condo tower. We had debates with some, but the vast majority were keen to sign the petition against the tower.
And the numbers on that petition continue to grow, now well above 3,500.
Getting signatures is important. But the most valuable part of this entire exercise is making sure our community neighbours become informed on the developers’ plans for our neighbourhood — and it has to be us who tells them because the developers refuse to hold meetings accessible to the community to explain their plans. That is why, even though I have retired from day-to-day campaigning, I will always be happy to lend a hand to this community awareness project.