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May newsletter

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The DCA and its members have deep ties to the community and are active in a variety of areas. At the provincial level, the DCA will be involved in the All Candidates Debate taking place at the Glebe Community Centre (175 Third Ave.) on May 17. With all four major parties confirmed, it will be an excellent forum for community associations to press the candidates on important civic themes.
At the last meeting, our DCA representative on the Community Association Forum on Environmental Sustainability (CAFES) reported with disappointment that a by-law protecting city trees would not be passed. This has a negative impact on both the environment and public health, since trees mitigate pollution and provide many other benefits.
Other members reported that the public meeting on April 26th about developments on Albert Street was well attended. Concerns are ongoing since development plans keep changing. A case in point is the three towers planned at 900 Albert, where the proposed heights have chan…