Metrolinx sells public land to developer for $64.5

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Ontario’s regional transit agency sold a piece of prime public land next to the Port Credit transit hub to a private condo developer last month without insisting that the buyer provide affordable housing —?a move that housing advocates and local politicians are criticizing as “a missed opportunity.”

The siteBut we also began to see exceptions: Examples of cities wher, a parking lot about three quarters of a hectare, was sold by Metrolinx to Edenshaw Queen Developments Ltd19 deaths; Number of COVID patients in Ontario ICUs increases to 572. for $64.5 million. The lot is on Queen Street next to?the Port Credit GO station and the Hurontario light rail transit station, which is still under construction. It’s at the heart of an ambitious transit hub for?GO trains, the LRT and Mississauga buses.s tourist district.?

Mississauga Coun. Stephen Dasko, who represents the neighbourhood, called the decision not to2021-06-02T21:34:16.294Z?insist on an affordable housing component as a condition of the sale “a missed opportunity” for the city.

“It was owned?by the public…and I think some conditions could have been put to it to ensure that we had some things done, like affordable housingA statue of a famous Italian journalist Indro Montanelli is cleaned in Milan.”

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