Demolition of Dominion Foundry temporarily blocked by judicial interim order. In 2004, the heritage registry in Toronto included four buildings comprising Dominion Wheel and Foundries Company. On 18 January, crews began to demolish buildings on the site of the province. Neighbour: “The actions of the province have disrespected all of us”
Province says it’s “disappointing” that the town is slowing down remediation of the environment. It states that it intends to use the vacant property for affordable accommodation and community space. A court date for the decision on the case of heritage demolition was set for next month. Toronto Mayor John Tory hopes to spend time with the provincial government to resolve the situation. The country of Toronto. Kristyn Wong-Tam says her development is “pleased”
The demolition stirred up a sneak when a demolition crew rode to the site at the beginning of this month. The community wants the site to be revitalized and possibly used as an art center, an economic housing facility or an educational facility. The province insisted on the design of any new buildings on-site to be informed by “heritage elements” This explanation has been challenged by politics like Suze Morrison. “There is absolutely no guarantee that we ever get a single unit of affordable housing on this land,” she says. The website is provincial and is subject to an order of the October ministerial zoning.