Ford government made deal to sell provincial land without open call for bids | CBC News
The Ford government approved a closed-door deal last September to sell provincially-owned land in Toronto that’s at the centre of a dispute over heritage value, CBC News has learned.
The government is refusing to disclose the identity of the prospective buyer or the purchase price for the Dominion Wheel and Foundries property on Eastern Avenue in the West Don Lands.
The heritage-listed property was in the spotlight in January when a demolition crew hired by the province began work at the site. A temporary injunction has halted the demolition, pending a hearing scheduled for Friday in Ontario Divisional court. The City of Toronto was an interested party to the application to the court by the St. Lawrence Neighbourhood Association.
The existence of an agreement to sell the…