Skip to main content

Lawrence Park residents fight potential removal of 349 trees

This news reminds me of our own fight to keep the trees on the site of the dreaded project. Nobody seemed to care about 3 old trees, but 349?!
Andreana Brasseur with daughter Ella, 4, son Liam, 2, and parents David and Janice Baikie hope a city road and sewer replacement project will spare this tree in front of their home.Lawrence Park might be known as the “garden suburb,” but that’s not stopping the city from considering ripping down 349 of the neighbourhood’s trees — some more than 50 years old.

Sources / More info: Lawrence Park residents fight potential removal of 349 trees | Toronto Star
Post a Comment

Popular Articles

Social Housing Demolitions at Jane and Finch

Social Housing, otherwise known as subsidized housing or TCHC projects is a subject fraught with controversy. Conversely, the news of “upgrading” such apartments at Jane and Finch will be met with various degrees of approval in our community.

Downsview Park, future Central Park?

The Downsview Park has taken decades from promise to existence and it seems like it will take a few more. It is nonetheless entertaining to read the “visions”.

TPA blames Police Chief Mark Saunders

The story of police understaffing has been somehow dominating the headlines for quite a while. Although there are far more police per capita in Toronto than in London for instance, Toronto police officers are reportedly so “demoralized” that they took a symbolic vote against Chief Mark Saunders.

Subscribe Now!

Subscribe in a reader, or by email:
Your email: