Your Voice Counts! Toronto is about to sign a 20 YEAR LEASE with the Palais Royale Corporation that would cover green waterfront parkland with a private gravel parking lot. Help STOP the immediate destruction of waterfront parkland. We NEED your help in presenting Mayor Miller with signatures no later than June 28, 2006. Pegasus Group Inc. is doing a great job renovating the old Palais Royal with the intention of renting out the site for private functions and events. Unfortunately the Palais Royale Corporation is now pushing the city to sign a 20 YEAR LEASE that would establish a private 135 car gravel parking lot on currently treed waterfront parkland. Not only does the lease grant the Palais Royale Corporation a private parking lot in the waterfront area, it also diverts city funds of $500,000 for the initial construction costs and administration fees of this parking lot. Your tax money! The current lease and the proposed waterfront parking lot lease are not available to the public so a
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Joanna MacArthur, Canada5 years ago Comments (optional, but we would like to hear them): -
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Renee Knight, Canada8 years ago Comments (optional, but we would like to hear them): This makes no sense whatsoever. Parking and parks don't go together. Solutions for parking should be underground, not on ground. Transit is also an option. Our waterfront is abysmal, should we make it worse
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