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Urgent Update – OMB Appeal

March 2, 2018

VERY URGENT UPDATE: By now, many of your have checked your mailboxes and have received an official letter from Davies Howe LLP indicating that the Islamic Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat of Toronto (i.e. the Jaffari Community Centre) has launched an Ontario …..

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Community Update on Meeting with the City of Vaughan

April 28, 2017

Last Friday, Councillor Sandra Racco sponsored a meeting between PTWA and the City of Vaughan’s Planning department. The main goals of the meeting were to review the revised Jaffari development application, to discuss both the city and PTWA’s positions on …..

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Annual General Meeting Results and Community Update

April 20, 2017

Preserve Thornhill Woods Association held their Annual General Meeting on March 30th and a number of residents who were unable to attend have asked us to post an update on what was covered during the meeting. As many of you …..

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Community Meeting and Board Elections

March 21, 2017

The Preserve Thornhill Woods Association (PTWA) will be holding an important community update meeting on Thursday March 30, 2017 at 8:00 pm. The meeting with be held at the North Thornhill Community Centre at 300 Pleasant Ridge Avenue (Activity Rooms …..

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Community Update on the New Residential Development

February 5, 2016

As we mentioned last week, a developer has filed an application with the City of Vaughan to build 220 stacked townhouses on a vacant piece of land on the north-west corner of Thornhill Woods. All four corners of the intersection …..

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Community Update

January 28, 2016

We wanted to provide a short update on the status of the Jaffari development application. As you may know, It has been just over 27 months since the original Jaffari development application was submitted to the City of Vaughan in …..

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Update on the Revised Jaffari Application

December 4, 2015

It has been just over two years since the original Jaffari development application was submitted to the City of Vaughan Planning Department in October 2013. Yet another revised application was submitted to the City last month and PTWA would like …..

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An Update on Reckless Drivers in Thornhill Woods

November 8, 2015

Councillor Sandra Racco helped PTWA setup a meeting with York Regional Police to get some guidance on what the community can do to combat the chronic speeding and traffic issues within Thornhill Woods. York Regional Police and the City of …..

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City Hearing for Two New Development Applications (Oct 7 @ 7pm)

October 2, 2015

The City of Vaughan has scheduled a Public Hearing to receive input on two small housing development applications that are being proposed for the land directly behind the Waldorf School (see attached infographic). We want to encourage all Thornhill Woods …..

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An Update on the Jaffari Development Application

September 19, 2015

We have received many requests for an update on the Jaffari development application. Last week’s update provided the big picture on new projects planned for Thornhill Woods. This week we are providing a deeper dive into the latest Jaffari concept …..

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