Toronto father forced to dismantle ‘pirate ship’

Toronto father forced to dismantle 'pirate ship' 1


The City of Toronto notified a father that the play structure he built in his backyard during the pandemic was in violation of city bylaws.

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39 Comments on "Toronto father forced to dismantle ‘pirate ship’"

  1. CookieMonster | July 17, 2020 at 2:05 PM | Reply

    I would be finding out who that neighbour is.

    • @Ajax Ontario Canada yeah keep your kid out of their yard if you are worried.

    • I’d be spending my time figuring out what permits I need. Finding out who called won’t help the situation anyways.

    • Love In The Sun | July 17, 2020 at 4:14 PM | Reply

      @Ajax Ontario Canada you sound like a goof. You ARE a goof.

    • @Ajax Ontario Canada <= Is right, the pool could have killed somebody, and yes we do have permits for a reason, I wouldn't want it right next to my fence either. The father can build it, that's no problem, as long as he obeys the law of the land.

    • Some one that looks like the top canadian doctor.

  2. take down the posts and tarp maybe.. leave the pool and hull

  3. Matthew Derohanessian | July 17, 2020 at 2:10 PM | Reply

    Wow best father!

  4. Permit! What a money grab!!!

  5. So many rule and regulations out their in Ontario. Alberta is the Wild West here, anything goes as long as it doesn’t create a safety hazard.

  6. Ask yourself: is this kinda stuff where my municipal tax dollars go?

  7. Dont like his pool? Stay out of his yard. Keep it up and if thwy come for you, fire all cannons

  8. shouldnt be that hard to figure out who made the complain, confront your neighbours

  9. I’m so sorry that the awesome father in this story is being forced to tear this beautiful boat that he built for his children down! Just ridiculous that they have the power to do this! Who is it hurting? NOBODY!

  10. I feel bad for the dad, he did an amazing job!
    Too bad he lives next to Mrs. Kravits.

  11. martin perez | July 17, 2020 at 2:48 PM | Reply

    Way to go Karen. You’re not happy so you gotta drag others down with ya!

  12. come on really? I hate neighbours that is so cool, and doesn’t look bad either. somebody always has to be a scrooge.

  13. 井上ましろ | July 17, 2020 at 4:29 PM | Reply

    Isn’t that on his *”private property?”*

  14. They kids probably wished they could have an inground pool like their neighbor and Dad could not give them that so he built them their own kiddie pool with deck to cool off in the summer with pallets and 8weeks of his own labour. Can’t he just get some sort of cover for the top of the water like hot tubs have for safety?

  15. Mikebagisitichy | July 17, 2020 at 5:39 PM | Reply

    Its his property leave him alone!

  16. WOW What a great play structure and all that time the dad put into building it. To bad yous ca not even trust your neighbour any more and i would have a few words for them.

  17. CommonSenseRevolution X | July 17, 2020 at 5:58 PM | Reply

    Real Canadians…(ya right), I notice the Greek flag flying from the ship….I guess Greek Canadian….emphasis on GREEK.

  18. Sell it on eBay for $50,000. I’m sure some rich guy will buy it for his kids.

  19. What a great Dad. We need more Dads like him.

  20. Mohammed Ken or Karen is my guess

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