Toronto city council/OMB/Developer Daniels Corp: Stop  cutting Oaks in High Park eco-buffer zone, Toronto
  • Petitioned Toronto city council/Ontario Municipal Board/Developer Daniels Corp

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Toronto city council/Ontario Municipal Board/Developer Daniels Corp
City Councillor
Sarh Doucette

Toronto city council/OMB/Developer Daniels Corp: Stop cutting Oaks in High Park eco-buffer zone, Toronto

    1. Anila Sunnak
    2. Petition by

      Anila Sunnak

      Toronto, Canada

Old oaks face the axe, a major loss to the city’s ecosystem
Read this:http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1292869--old-oaks-face-the-axe-a-major-loss-to-the-city-s-ecosystem

To:
Toronto city council/Ontario Municipal Board/Developer Daniels Corp, City Councillor
Sarh Doucette, City Councillor
Help stop the destruction of nine 200-old Oak trees in High Park area/buffer zone, Toronto by Daniels Corp.. Why can't these trees be integrated into the design? High Park residents (and many others) are very concerned and need your help!

Sincerely,
[Your name]

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 1,500 signatures
    2. See Toronto Star editorial: Condos vs. trees High Park’s 200-year-old black

      Anila Sunnak
      Petition Organizer

      Hi All,
      Update - Dec. 3 - 12

      This petition has caught fire over the weekend, 277 people have signed it since Friday. This issue is resonating among local High Park residents, Toronto residents, and many others from afar who care about environmental issues and fighting climate change.

      Please note, The Toronto Star published an editorial on the weekend on the issue too. Please read:

      Condos vs. trees
      High Park’s 200-year-old black oaks should be saved

      http://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorials/article/1296219--high-park-s-200-year-old-black-oaks-should-be-saved

      I plan to present the petition to various decision makers soon and may be asking for your help this week. In the meantime, please keep sharing it far and wide.

      Kudos to all of you for standing up and being heard.

      Please stay tuned,

      Anila Sunnak

      High Park's 200-year-old black oaks should be saved

      Like the trees that inhabit them, cities have life. They spread out, rise up and now, thanks to the environmentally sound logic behind urban intensification, smart cities increase their population along major transit routes. So the proposed Daniels Corp. condominium building across from High Park, a few steps from a Bloor St.

    3. Reached 250 signatures
    4. Thanks for giving the Oaks a voice

      Anila Sunnak
      Petition Organizer

      Hi All: I really appreciate your response/support. We have 29 people so far and target is 100 by end of the weekend. Please share this petition widely. This is the first step in a longer campaign and I'll need all your collective wisdom and support. I'll keep you all in the loop!

      Those beautiful trees deserve a voice.
      Many thanks & best,

      Anila Sunnak

    5. Reached 25 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • bonnoe walker MILTON, CANADA
      • 10 months ago

      This is a sacred part of the city and it matters on many levels to many people!

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    • Mary C TORONTO, CANADA
      • about 1 year ago

      Please watch shows "Planet Earth : Our Loving Home" on www.suprememastertv.com

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    • Rebeka Ly TORONTO, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      "The trees are part of the rare black oak savannah, and they are kin to the trees in High Park; their loss would be ecologically, genetically and culturally devastating to the savannah in the park"

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    • Erin Hastings TORONTO, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      At some point, preserving Toronto's nature and green spaces must come before yet another ridiculous condo development.

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    • Adrian Hawryluk TORONTO, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      It takes decades for a tree to become a significant sink for CO2 and pollutants. Cutting these down would be a horrible idea.

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