New Facebook group aims to ‘preserve Leaside’

Leasiders who want to contribute to the discussions swirling around urban development in their neighbourhood, but who feel they don’t have a voice, now have an ally on social media. Kate Whitehead has launched a website and Facebook group called “Preserve Leaside!”, an effort dedicated to keeping residents updated when new buildings are proposed or meetings scheduled in the area.

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Leasiders come out swinging against condo plan

Not in our neighbourhood. That was the message delivered Tuesday night by about 150 Leaside residents to developer RioCan during a lively community consultation meeting at Leaside Memorial Gardens, where they argued against a proposal to build a 13-storey and a 19-storey condominium tower at Bayview and Eglinton, on the site currently occupied by Sunnybrook Plaza.

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