It All Begins With Space

The SPACE Coalition advocates for affordable, accessible and equitable access to public space that is welcoming to all residents. We believe that access to public space, including schools and municipal facilities, is the cornerstone of healthy, vibrant neighbourhoods.

With key support from Social Planning Toronto, the SPACE Coalition is diverse group of city and provincial organizations, community groups and individuals that aims to maximize community use of public space.

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    SPACE Co-Chair Speaks to TDSB on Permit Increase

    June 02, 2023
    On Thursday, June 1, the Finance, Budget and Enrolment Committee of the TDSB received a report on permit fees increases. As outlined in article 6.18 of Policy P.011, fees are adjusted annually by the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Therefore, it was recommended that permit fees be increased by 6.3% for permits beginning September 1, 2023, except for outdoor fields for which the new fees will be effective January 1, 2024. SPACE Coalition Co-Chair Susan Fletcher made a delegation to the committee, recommending that the board consider opting for a smaller increase or deferring it to allow users more time to plan and budget.
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