Markland Wood | Community Established in 1960

President's Update

Georgina Balascas

Hello everyone!

I hate to disappoint you but I think the ground hog lied to us on February 2nd! It certainly does not look like we are going to have an early spring.

The weather has been unbelievable the last few weeks. When the Toronto School Boards give the students a snow day, you know that it must be really bad! But let’s not get too depressed about what winter has done to us this year. I am an optimist and whether spring is early or late, it is coming! March is around the corner! So much for the weather report...

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Airport News

on Friday, 12 January 2018.

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January 12 2017 UPDATE: Pearson International Airport

Good news! No weekend runway alternation (“noise sharing”) on our North-South runways!

Since our last Update, there has been an important development. The Community Environment and Noise Advisory Committee (CENAC) public meeting was held on December 6, 2017 at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel. Representatives of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Navigation Canada (NavCan) and Transport Canada attended. At the CENAC meeting, the GTAA presented an update on their 2017-2037 Toronto-Pearson Draft Master Plan. The GTAA also presented their 2018-2022 Noise Management Plan. Lastly, NavCan presented a brief summary of the HELIOS Report that they commissioned in 2016, as well as NavCan’s formal Response to the HELIOS Report. We told you about the NavCan Response in our November Marklander. The following is a brief summary of the CENAC meeting. You can find the slides, speaking notes and video on the CENAC website.

The GTAA prefaced their remarks with a general statement that their planning is consistent with the east-west configuration of the airport.

Draft Master Plan (2017-2037): This Draft Plan is based on the need for Pearson to handle the significant growth anticipated in air travel over the next 20 years. Among several points, the GTAA advised that previous planning was based on the current size of aircraft but that new aircraft design will result in more passengers per flight and so fewer flights than originally anticipated to meet growth demands. The GTAA also discussed the proposed regional transit hub. The Draft Master Plan was submitted to the Minister of Transport on December 1, 2017. The Minister’s approval of the land-use portion is required.

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Annual Garage Sale

on Saturday, 26 May 2018.

World's Largest Garage Sale!

On Saturday, May 26th, 2018, the Markland Wood Homeowners Association and the whole neighbourhood will host "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!

Markland Wood Social

on Monday, 13 August 2018.

Markland Wood Social 2015!!!

The Markland Harvest Social

 

The MWHA Presents the 2015 Harvest Social!

Tickets went on sale on: September 16th & 23rd from 7-9 PM at the MW Golf Club, 245 Markland Drive.

This year's Harvest Social was be held on Friday, October 2nd at the Markland Wood Golf Club. Doors opened @ 6:30 PM and the Buffet Dinner started @ 7:30 PM.

Marklander Cover Contest!

on Friday, 12 January 2018.

Attention children 10 years of age and under! We want you to draw our February front cover celebrating Valentine's Day! Be creative and show us your talent. Use crayons, markers or pencil crayons and enter our contest. Please use an 8.5" x 8.5" sheet of paper for your drawing. The winner will receive a Cineplex Gift Card.

All entries must be submitted no later than January 26th. Please deliver your drawing to 303 Markland Drive. Include your name, age and address on a SEPARATE piece of paper. The winner will be contacted by January 28th. A release form will have to be completed in order to display the artist's name in our publication and on our website.

Good Luck!

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