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To know where we’re going, we need to know where we’ve been.
Get to know the personalities and stories—both big and small—that have contributed to the distinctive character of the Downsview area through time. Tell us which  stories are important to you and suggest others to explore.

You've got questions, we've got some answers!
The FAQs are regularly updated in response to community questions and feedback.  Have a look and please get in touch if you need any more information.  You can also check out the Discussion Guide.

A deep dive into the planning & engagement process.
The id8 Downsview team, members from the local community, and Toronto’s wider public have a lot to learn from—and about—each other. Dive deep into planning and engagement topics and join conversations exploring the multiple powers, priorities, and perspectives at play in the id8 Downsview process. 

DWD staffer interviewing DV participant.

We’re hearing about what’s important to Downsview.

Through ongoing engagement and three focused rounds of public outreach, we’ve heard from local residents and business owners, community groups, Indigenous rights holders, and city-wide stakeholders. Participants have told us about the challenges and opportunities of these lands and also shared their feedback on our emerging plans for the future.

We've received feedback through digital and analogue platforms

Our plan is taking shape based on feedback.
Our design team has been refining ideas based on feedback received over three rounds of the engagement. Check out the highlights of our draft plan for Downsview, focused around building vibrant neighbourhoods and creating great public spaces and public infrastructure.


Process Timeline

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