Resources

Watch the information/consultation meetings with the Société québécoise des infrastructures (SQI), the provincial agency that manages provincially owned property. The coalition organized the first 2 meetings:

The Milton Parc Citizens Committee held that meeting June 9th. They discussed the need for spaces for social housing, social economy, community spaces for community needs (healthcare, school, library, swimming pool etc.), and for an ecological project with greening and urban farming.

The Peter-McGill Community Council organized an information session with the SQI and an interview with Mallory Wilson, co-founder and general director of Entremise about transitory uses:

On the other hand, capitalist developers are also mobilizing. The Institut de développement urbain du Québec (IDU) organized a webinar with the SQI and 200 of their members on June 17th. Of course, they sadly propose capitalist projects like for-profit hotels, luxury apartments, bars, and restaurants for the site.

For more read the SQI’s report of their Forum Avenir Royal Victoria, November 2019 and about the SQI`s participatory process.

Read the Forum’s Participant’s Guide. It has information about the Women’s Ross, and Hersey pavillions of the Royal Victoria Hospital.

See this slideshow about McGill’s plans for the site.

For more information about our coalition, see this link.

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