my frustration cup is full....no more computer crap....
sorry just losing my temper with this stuff
1st pic is the new plan for that area note the fishing pier at the end of the outer harbour spit beside the restaurant.
2nd pic is the one i have been so excited about.....
save it to your pics...then open..then use your magnify option
sorry the way i know how to use this stuff were limited
sorry for quality but i took a pic and posted it to photobucket...
i am not knowledgeable...just resourceful
Last edited by tangledline; 04-03-2012 at 08:36 PM.
Below is the link to the latest information reported by the Toronto Star. As you can see, the Toronto Port Authority is following up on the various rules and regulations concerning fishing at the Toronto waterfront.
Great news, she is my councillor, lets send The Mayors office our support of this motion. I writing mine now, you all do the same. One big voice!!
Lets get em...Have the HFC made any public statement yet?
Hi guys, thought I should register so I can chip in when I have something. I have a call in with Waterfront Toronto who are responsible for producing the ownership map. I have asked if it is still current, or if there is a newer one available. Waterfont Toronto is responsible for the boardwalk across the harbourfront. I have found a deed showing that one of the Condo buildings released the strip of land nearest the water to the waterfront organisation so they could put in the boardwalk. I am trying to find out if HFC were required to do the same, or if the city actually owns it.
The waterfront Toronto document referring to the boardwalk specifically mentions fishing under usage, I will see if I can find the paragraph.
*Edit: turns out that the waterfront Toronto and HFC are a partnership for the boardwalk across HFC property. so no change on ownership rights there.
Here's the motion before council, either this evening or tomorrow:
"Gone fishin' " - by Councillor Paula Fletcher, seconded by Councillor Adam Vaughan
* Notice of this Motion has been given.
* This Motion is subject to referral to the Executive Committee. A two-thirds vote is required to waive referral.
Councillor Paula Fletcher, seconded by Councillor Adam Vaughan, recommends that:
1. City Council request that all public bodies along the lakeshore within City limits refrain from interfering with sport fishing unless the activity compromises public safety.
2. City Council establish as much as possible of the central waterfront as a 'Gone Fishing' zone.
3. City Council request the City Solicitor to review the legality of any newly-enforced restrictions which hinder citizens from enjoying sport fishing in locations where this has been permitted in the past.
Recently, restrictions on public fishing have been enacted along portions of Toronto's waterfront, with fishing restricted to areas designated by posted signage. This is counter to existing policy permitting urban fishing in the City of Toronto provided there is no signage prohibiting fishing.
Fishing is an activity enjoyed by thousands of Torontonians every year. The right to fish can be reasonably restricted for purposes of safety at particular locations, but a patchwork of new enforcement, apparently unrelated to public safety, poses the risk that the lakeshore will be effectively taken from the public realm, enjoyed by all, to a private preserve. As a lakefront City Toronto needs to protect the right of residents to fish in Lake Ontario from public property.
(Submitted to City Council on April 10 and 11, 2012 as MM22.11)
Is it just me who thinks it's crazy that something as harmless and peaceful as fishing has to end up at City Council for a vote to approve the continuance of this common public pastime ? What's next, a vote allowing people to hold hands in public? While I hope that all City Councillors approve the motion unanimously (imagine being the Councillor to oppose fishing - LOL), I hope everyone involved takes a little time to shake their head and reflect on where we find ourselves and perhaps step back to exercise a little more level headedness - the Harbourfront folks, the marine cops and other stakeholders.
Thanks for your e-mail and for getting in touch with our office regarding fishing along Toronto's waterfront.
I wanted to ensure you were aware that Councillor Vaughan has seconded a motion at City Council moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher requesting that all public bodies along the lakeshore in Toronto refrain from interfering with sport fishing unless for safety reasons. This motion will likely be considered by City Council tomorrow (Wednesday April 11). The details of the motion are online here: http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2012.MM22.11
All the best,
Constituency Assistant to
Toronto City Councillor Adam Vaughan
Ward 20 - Trinity Spadina