Markland Wood | Community Established in 1960

President's Update

Hi everyone,

Lots to bring you up to date on this month.

GTAA Airport

As you all know there was a Town Hall meeting hosted by our politicians at Silverthorn CI on Saturday, May 27. We did a lot of advertising for this event and it was worth it. The auditorium was packed with standing room only. It was hosted by our MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj, and with him on the stage were MPs of other constituencies affected by the planes. In the audience and speaking at the microphones were our MPP Yvan Baker and our Councillor Stephen Holyday. Representatives of the GTAA and NavCan (Navigation Canada), and the principal consultant for HELIOS were also on the stage. There are a number of messages one could take away from the meeting.

At the core of the GTAA and airplane noise is the manner in which the GTAA has related to surrounding communities, not just Markland Wood. GTAA and NAVCan representatives on the stage repeatedly heard these concerns expressed from the audience. People had had enough of poor communication and noise. So had the politicians. At the very bottom of the issue around airplane noise is that the GTAA was given a lease in the 1990’s by the Federal Government. With the lease, the GTTA is a relatively self-governing corporation. Generation of revenue would appear to be important, more important some say than community relations. Your MWHA would like the lease modified, and the GTAA brought back under the authority of the Federal Government. Some of the politicians called for greater civil oversight. Your MWHA agrees...

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Youth Community Leadership Awards

on Monday, 09 May 2016.

Markland Wood Youth Community Leadership Award

If you are pursuing post secondary studies next autumn please consider applying for the 2017 Youth Leadership Award. These awards are generously funded by the MWHA and presented annually to:
A Markland Wood resident
An Individual who makes a difference in our community through volunteer/ community involvement and leadership

To apply, please visit the Markland Wood website at www.marklandwood.org.

Click on the tab marked “Who we are” and then click on “Youth Awards”. Complete all parts of the application. The deadline for applications is midnight, July 3rd.

MWHA Annual Collections

on Wednesday, 07 December 2016.

Dear Markland Wood Residents,

The 2016-2017 collection drive is coming to an end. By now, you have probably been visited many times throughout the week and during the weekend by a member of our MWHA collection team. We cannot survive without our annual $20 membership contribution. We have many plans for the upcoming year which also results in expenses, three of which is our Marklander, website and email distribution system, helping to keep our Markland Wood community informed. We are counting on you for your support.

You have several options for payment:

1. You can wait for your MWHA director or associate director to visit your home and collect.

2. You can send in a cheque to the MWHA at:

MWHA
P.O. Box 11
Etobicoke, Ontario
M9C 4V2

3. eTransfer from your bank. If you do any online banking, you may have used this method of payment. Please use this email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please send an email separately to the same email address with your specific password.

4. NEW - you can pay by PayPal (or credit card if you don't have a PayPal account) by clicking the button below (PayPal payment is $21 = $20 Dues + $1 Transaction Fee):

Airport News

on Monday, 26 June 2017.

Click Here for Toronto Airport Noise Related Contact Information

Report on Airport Activities:  
June 15, 2017 @ 2:00 P.M.

The MWHA Airport Committee is please to inform you we have simplified your ability to send off your concerns with these forms. Just click on the link below and you can either view the form within your browser or download a PDF or Word version document. You can click on any of the email links and an email will be set up for you. We ask that you please carton copy your email to our MWHA President so we can also keep track. It's important to let the GTAA, Transport Canada and our elected representatives know how you feel.
Fairness concerns: click here for PDF, click here for Word doc
Health concerns: click here for PDF, click here for Word doc
Expansion concerns #1: click here for PDF, click here for Word doc
Expansion concerns #2: click here for PDF, click here for Word doc
Expansion concerns #3: click here for PDF, click here for Word doc
Safety concerns: click here for PDF, click here for Word doc
GTAA concerns: click here for PDF, click here for Word doc

 

Annual Garage Sale

on Saturday, 27 May 2017.

World's Largest Garage Sale!

On Saturday, May 27th, 2017, the Markland Wood Homeowners Association and the whole neighbourhood hosted "The World's Largest Community Garage Sale."

"Come one, come all to the greatest bargains in the Greater Toronto Area!"

The 2018 Markland Wood Garage Sale will be held on Saturday May 26. Don't forget to mark this annual event into your calendar.

Map to: World's Largest Garage Sale!

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