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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. Airport expansion
    Re: Billy Bishop expansion plan needs real scrutiny

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    The Toronto Island airport in its present configuration is already harmful to public health. Any expansion would contribute to climate change by increasing emissions and air pollution and decreasing green and recreational space.
  3. The airport malls
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    An airport is a zombie zone between two worlds. The retail spaces are seductive, yet you didn't choose to shop here. You didn't choose to be here. They are controlling you, guiding you, harassing you: will you be able to resist a purchase?
  4. Constraints on Expansion - Island Airport Master Plan Reveals Fatal - Facilities Can't Cope with Existing Volumes
    Sources News Release

    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.
  5. Deputation Opposing Island Airport Expansion
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    It is absurd to have a major airport on a city's waterfront. The negative impacts -- air pollution, water pollution, noise pollution, massively increased traffic, the risk of planes taking off and landing with a few hundred meters of homes and schools -- are clear and unacceptable.
  6. Island Airport Insanity
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2003
    Airports don't belong in the middle of downtown.
  7. Ken Greenberg on Island Airport Expansion and Shared Values
    People sometimes get amnesia - we forget the battles we fought to get where we are

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    We are once more on the verge of making one of those decisions that comes along every generation that will have a profound impact on the shape of the city.
  8. The Movable Airport
    The politics of government planning

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
    An account of the manoeuvring and bureaucratic runaround that went into the planning of the Pickering airport, and of the resistance that it produced.
  9. Plan already disastrous
    Re: City shocked by proposal to extend runway

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Having jet airports close to communities is dangerous and unhealthy.
  10. Plans for STOLport called unjustified
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1977
    While residents of the Toronto Island community continue their fight against the bulldozer – which could strike this year – the proposal for a major airport on the Islands is worrying people from across Toronto.
  11. 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.
  12. STOL lands again
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1980
    The proposal for a major commerical airport on the Toronto Islands appears to be back on the agenda.
  13. Transport Action Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  14. Why Saying No to Toronto Airport Expansion Makes Sense
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Saying no to the expansion of the Toronto Island Airport and introduction of jet aircrafts is the economical, ecological and socially responsible thing to do.

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