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BEACH METRO NEWS ARTICLE - JANUARY 14, 2010
OMB rules in favour of Neville Park neighbourhood
BEACH METRO NEWS ARTICLE - JANUARY 14, 2010 - OMB rules in favour of Neville Park neighbourhood

NATIONAL POST - JANUARY 13, 2010
Victory for Beach condo foes: OMB rejects four-storey building on lakefront
NATIONAL POST - JANUARY 13, 2010 - Victory for Beach condo foes: OMB rejects four-storey building on lakefront

THE TORONTO STAR - JANUARY 8, 2010
Locals win battle with builder
THE TORONTO STAR - JANUARY 8, 2010 - Locals win battle with builder

BLNA PRESS RELEASE - JANUARY 7, 2010
The City and the Neighbourhood Won!
BLNA Press Release

OMB REFUSAL DECISION - JANUARY 6, 2010 OMB REFUSAL DECISION

THE TORONTO STAR - OCTOBER 15, 2009
Beach residents battle condo plans
TORONTO STAR NEWS ARTICLE - OCTOBER 15, 2009 - Beach residents battle condo plans

NATIONAL POST - SEPTEMBER 29, 2009
Beaches residents ask OMB to reject four-storey lakeside condo
NATIONAL POST ARTICLE - SEPTEMBER 29, 2009

BEACH METRO NEWS ARTICLE - SEPTEMBER 8, 2009
Fate of many local developments proposals to be decided this fall
BEACH METRO NEWS ARTICLE - SEPTEMBER 8, 2009

BLNA COMMUNICATION - APRIL 6, 2009 Read the April '09 Communication

BEACH METRO NEWS ARTICLE - OCTOBER 20, 2008
BLNA thanks everyone who made concert possible
Beach Metro News Article -October 20, 2008

THE MIRROR ARTICLE - SEPTEMBER 26, 2008
Neville Park Development
Mirror Article - September 26, 2008

CITY COUNCIL DECISION DOCUMENT - SEPTEMBER 24 & 25, 2008 CITY COUNCIL DECISION DOCUMENT -  SEPTEMBER 24 & 25, 2008

BEACH METRO NEWS ARTICLE - SEPTEMBER 23, 2008
Community Council Votes 'no' to proposal
Beach Metro News Article - September 23, 2008

THE TOWN CRIER - SEPTEMBER 2008
Thumbs down on building: Community Council says no to apartment
The Town Crier - September 2008

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE BLNA - SEPTEMBER 10, 2008
Toronto & East York Community Council Rejects Neville & Munro Park Development
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE BLNA - SEPTEMBER 10, 2008

Back the BeachPRESS RELEASE FROM THE BLNA - SEPTEMBER 9, 2008
‘B.A.C.K. the Beach’ concert a success despite poor weather!
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE BLNA - SEPTEMBER 9, 2008

Back the BeachPRESS RELEASE FROM THE BLNA - SEPTEMBER 7, 2008
Mookie Morris former ‘Canadian Idol Top 5 finalist’ as seen on CTV joins the Beach Awareness Concert at Kew
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE BLNA - SEPTEMBER 7, 2008

NovæResUrbis City of Toronto Edition, Volume 12 No. 35, FRIDAY • SEPTEMBER 5 • 2008
BEACH CONDO FIGHT - Staff, residents reject proposal (see page 2)
BEACH CONDO FIGHT - Staff, residents reject proposal

Back the BeachPRESS RELEASE FROM THE BLNA - SEPTEMBER 5, 2008
B.A.C.K. the Beach performers to play at Canada’s Walk of Fame and Canadian Idol Finale
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE BLNA - SEPTEMBER 5, 2008

BLNA COMMUNICATION - SEPTEMBER 2, 2008 Read the September '08 Communication

Back the BeachTHE MIRROR - AUGUST 29, 2008
Residents host concert to stop condo development
The Mirror Article: Residents host concert to stop condo development
THE MIRROR - AUGUST 28, 2008
Neville Park Development heading to the OMB
THE MIRROR - AUGUST 28, 2008 - Neville Park Development heading to the OMB

2 and 4 Neville Park Blvd and 438 and 440 Lakefront Lane – OPA, Rezoning and Site Plan Applications – Refusal Report - AUGUST 15, 2008 2 and 4 Neville Park Blvd and 438 and 440 Lakefront Lane – OPA, Rezoning and Site Plan Applications – Refusal Report

Back the BeachBEACH METRO COMMUNITY NEWS ARTICLE - AUGUST, 2008
BLNA concert in Kew Gardens Sept. 7
Beach Metro Community News Article - August, 2008

Back the BeachPRESS RELEASE FROM THE BLNA - JULY 31, 2008
Jesse Cook has joined "Beach Awareness Concert at Kew - B.A.C.K. the Beach"
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE BLNA - JULY 31, 2008

Back the BeachPRESS RELEASE - JULY 16, 2008
BLNA makes FIRST Line–up Announcement for “B.A.C.K the Beach” Concert at Kew Sunday September 7, 2008!!
July 16, 2008 Press Release - Concert Lineup

Back the BeachPRESS RELEASE - JUNE 26, 2008
BLNA says NO to condos on the Beach and gears up for a Beach Awareness Concert at Kew Sunday September 7, 2008!
Beach Metro News Article - June 19, 2008

BEACH METRO NEWS ARTICLE - JUNE 19, 2008
Neville Park condo fails to impress city planners
Beach Metro News Article - June 19, 2008

BEACH METRO NEWS ARTICLE - MARCH 25, 2008
BLNA still opposed to revised Neville Park development plan
Beach Metro News Article - March 25, 2008

BLNA COMMUNICATION - MARCH 19, 2008 Read the March '08 Communication

BEACH METRO NEWS ARTICLE - MARCH 11, 2008
Neville Park development has new look
Beach Metro News Article - March 11, 2008

THE MIRROR ARTICLE - MARCH 7, 2008
Neville Park condo submits new plans
Mirror Article - March 7, 2008

BLNA COMMUNICATION - OCTOBER 23, 2007 Read the October '07 Communication

THE MIRROR ARTICLE - OCTOBER 19, 2007
Changes made to Neville Park plan
Mirror Article - October 19, 2007

THE MIRROR ARTICLE - OCTOBER 18, 2007
Developer revises controversial Neville Park condo project
Mirror Article - October 18, 2007

TORONTO STAR ARTICLE - OCTOBER 12, 2007
Developer revises plans for controversial Condo
Toronto Star Article - October 12, 2007

NATIONAL POST ARTICLE - OCTOBER 11, 2007
Beach condo project on hold
National Post Article - October 11, 2007

BEACH METRO NEWS ARTICLE - OCTOBER 9, 2007
Neville Park community fights proposed condo
Beach Metro Article - October 9, 2007

Notification of Intent to Revise the Application -— 2/4 Neville Park, City of Toronto - OCTOBER 5, 2007 Notification of Intent to Revise the Application - October 5, 2007

LETTERS WRITTEN IN REACTION TO PROPOSED BUILDING - SEPTEMBER -OCTOBER 2007 LETTERS WRITTEN IN REACTION TO PROPOSED BUILDING - SEPTEMBER -OCTOBER 2007

NATIONAL POST ARTICLE - SEPTEMBER 22, 2007
Condominium Plan Sparks Fight In Beach
National Post Article - September 22, 2007

TORONTO STAR ARTICLE - SEPTEMBER 22, 2007
Beach-area battle seen as a test of Toronto's official plan, with both sides already talking of an OMB showdown
Toronto Star Article - September 22, 2007

THE MIRROR ARTICLE - SEPTEMBER 20, 2007
Community meeting on contentious Neville Park development
The Mirror Article - September 20, 2007

BEACH METRO NEWS ARTICLE - SEPTEMBER, 2007
Neighbourhood gears up for development battle. Proposed Neville Park condo proves controversial.
Beach Metro News article - Sept 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, SEPTEMBER 4, 2007
Important community meeting planned for proposed condominium development on the Beach
Media Advisory: Important Community Meeting Planned