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Group fighting Ontario Place spa plan scores legal victory over Doug Ford

Group fighting Ontario Place spa plan scores legal victory over Doug Ford

Group claims Ontario Place redevelopment will use millions of taxpayer dollars for new spa

CITYNEWS: GROUP CLAIMS ONTARIO PLACE REDEVELOPMENT WILL USE MILLIONS OF TAXPAYER DOLLARS FOR NEW SPA

Detailed review reveals MegaSpa slated for Ontario Place relies on massive injection of taxpayer money


Today, Ontario Place for All released a comprehensive review of the financial viability of the proposed MegaSpa at Ontario Place. It concludes that the business case for the MegaSpa does not make sense, with the MegaSpa losing money for years while costing Ontario’s taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies.

 

Ontario Place for All Successfully Moves to Next Phase in Legal Action to Save West Island

In a decision issued this week, the Honourable Justice Backhouse of the Ontario Divisional Court declined to grant a motion by Doug Ford’s government to quash Ontario Place for All’s application for judicial review, stating that:
“It cannot be said that OP4A’s concerns about governance in defiance of the environmental legislation are frivolous or unworthy of argument before a panel of the court, notwithstanding the passage of legislation which purports to retroactively sanitize the initial allegedly unlawful conduct. Where, as here, the questions are legal issues of first impression, in a context of significant public law interest and concern, the issue is more appropriately dealt with by a panel than by a single judge.”

Redevelopment of Modernist complex on Toronto waterfront alarms residents and preservationists

Art Newspaper, New York: Redevelopment of Modernist complex on Toronto waterfront alarms residents and preservationists

PRESS RELEASE: Ontario Place for All condemns sudden closure of West Island

PRESS RELEASE: Ontario Place for All Condemns Sudden Closure of West Island

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CBC: Ontario Place group seeks court injunction to pause redevelopment

CBC: Ontario Place group seeks court injunction to pause redevelopment

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