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Monthly Archives: October 2006

Porter Airlines’ “whisper” planes takeoff from the island airport

An island resident and community activist doesn’t like the sound of Porter Airlines’ flight plans for Toronto’s Island airport. And now that Porter Airlines Inc. has begun its controversial service out of Toronto City Centre Airport (TCCA), Marc Brien of CommunityAir (Airport Impact Review) says the accompanying increase in noise levels will negatively affect nearby residents.

Mayoral Race – Brock

Brock Township, a municipality with a history rooted in war, is set to become a political battleground this November. Named for War of 1812 General Sir Isaac Brock and first settled by veterans of that war, the township now boasts a population of 12,790. Officially created in 1974, the municipality includes the urban centres of Beaverton, Cannington and Sunderland and the hamlets of Gamebridge, Manilla, Port Bolster, Sonya and Wilfrid.