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  1. Aircraft noise tied to higher heart disease risk
    City planners need to consider noise when planning to expand or build airports

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Living in neighbourhoods with high levels of aircraft noise is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, U.S. and British research suggests.
  2. Constraints on Expansion - Island Airport Master Plan Reveals Fatal - Facilities Can't Cope with Existing Volumes
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    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The Toronto Port Authority yesterday released its new 'Master Plan' for the Island Airport. "This isn't so much a 'plan' as a list of unsolvable problems." said Brian Iler, Chair of CommunityAIR.
  3. Island Airport Insanity
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2003
    Airports don't belong in the middle of downtown.
  4. Porter's corporate interests can't be allowed to trump public health
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    We are concerned that it will be the children who live, study and play less than 300 metres from the current airport in the high-rises, the Waterfront school, Little Norway Park, the daycare and community centre who will be most affected by the addition of jets. Consider that landings and takeoffs generate the highest emissions and that peak airport periods coincide with times children walk to and from school.
  5. Researchers find link between aircraft noise and heart disease
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Exposure to high levels of aircraft noise is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, two studies find. Researchers found increased risks of stroke, coronary heart disease, and cardiovascular disease for both hospital admissions and mortality, especially among the 2% of the study population exposed to the highest levels of daytime and night time aircraft noise.

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