SLNA News - July 27, 2021
Delegates & Community Meeting
The July SLNA Delegates and Community Meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 28th at 7 p.m. This meeting will be held virtually on the Zoom platform (see link below).
Here is the link for the meeting:
A reminder to all delegates to ensure that residents you represent are receiving from you updates on the activities of the SLNA. Our emailed newsletters are also published on the website (this post is the July 27th newsletter that was sent to the email address of all delegates and subscribers.
Waste Reduction Group: Take-away Tips
WRG's Home Online
Visit the new Waste Reduction Group page on the SLNA website to view and download all "WRG Take-away Tips" at:
Hold the Date!
The SLNA Waste Reduction Group will be hosting Donation Days again this year. Items residents are invited to donate are: clothing, textiles and electronics.
The event will be held Tuesday, August 24th and Wednesday, August 25th at the St. Lawrence Market Tent on The Esplanade.
More information coming soon.
Zoning By-law Parking Requirements Review
New and expanded developments in Toronto are required to provide automobile and bicycle parking based on standards in zoning by-laws. The City of Toronto is currently reviewing the parking requirements in the city-wide Zoning By-law 569-2013. The review responds to growing interest in the impacts of parking on housing affordability and travel behaviour, and recognizes that the current zoning standards have not been reviewed recently. The recommended approach to this review was reported to Planning and Housing Committee January 19 (http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2021.PH20.4).
In early June, the City held a series of online public meetings to present our emerging directions and gather feedback. Recordings and summaries of these events are available on the project website: www.toronto.ca/parkingreview. In order to gather further feedback, the City has launched a public survey, which is also available through the project website. The survey will be active until August 8.
Staff will consider all of the feedback received as they develop draft proposals to amend the zoning by-law. These proposals will be presented in a second series of public meetings in September, details of which will be announced later.
he July SLNA Delegates and Community Meeting will be held on July 28th at 7 p.m. This meeting will be held virtually on the Zoom platform.
Downtown East Action Plan - Resource
Canadian Blood Services
Throughout the pandemic, Canadian Blood Services have remained open as an essential service, as the need for blood donors has been more important than ever.
None of the COVID vaccines will affect eligibility to donate blood—there is no deferral period after being vaccinated. CBS needs approximately 100,000 donors every year.
If you would like to help address the high need for donated blood, please visit Canadian Blood Services to learn how you can become a donor. Below are hours for CBS blood donor clinics in Toronto:
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