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Cultural Hotspot Heats Up East York!

From May through October 2017, the City of Toronto’s fourth annual Cultural Hotspot initiative will celebrate and spotlight the arts, artists, culture, food, events and communities of East York and east-end neighbourhoods.   Highlights of this year’s Cultural Hotspot program include projects produced in partnership with local community arts groups, such as:   three new […]


Joshua Cronkwright Park Improvements: Concept Design

Based on a series of community consultations, Parks staff have now provided a final concept design for improvements to the playground in Joshua Cronkwright Parkette. Thanks to everyone who came out to give input and ideas for this important community space! Construction at Joshua Cronkwright Parkette is expected to begin late summer/early fall of 2017. […]


Good News: Toronto’s New Bylaw for Apartment Buildings

As you know, the City has been exploring ways to improve the quality of our rental housing stock, home to half of Toronto’s residents. Good News…. In December Council directed staff in the Municipal Licensing and Standards Department (MLS) to draft a regulatory bylaw for apartment building owners, and their recommendations are coming to the City’s […]


Welcome East York – January 8th 2017

Councillor Davis would like to invite you to her annual Welcome East York event, featuring an exciting lineup of civic leaders who make our City great. This year’s event will feature TTC CEO Andy Byford, City Librarian Vickery Bowles, and City Manager Peter Wallace, as well as local East York Councillors Janet Davis, Mary Fragedakis, […]


I want to thank residents…

for contacting me about divisive posters recently found in our community.

As a result of the concerns brought forward, City staff investigated, took action and the posters have been removed. Like you, I believe there is no place for sentiments of this kind in our community or in our city.


Cedarcrest and Cronkwright Park Consultation

Exciting plans are underway to revitalize Joshua Cronkwright Parkette on Dawes Rd with a new playground, and to create a new park space on Cedarcrest Blvd. These green spaces will be linked together with a new path to provide a safe way for pedestrians to access the adjacent school, library and transit stops. Residents in […]