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Child Care Growth Strategy Meeting: June 26th

Join us for an information session for east end parents on the City of Toronto’s bold new 10-year Child Care Growth Strategy, on June 26th at 6:30pm at the East York Civic Centre (850 COxwell Ave). Featuring Elaine Baxter-Trahair, General Manager of Toronto Children’s Services. Please note that free child care for this meeting is […]

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Coleman Park Splash Pad Consultation

This fall, construction will begin on a new splash pad in Coleman Park, complete with a variety of spray water features for kids to enjoy! The existing wading pool will be upgraded and remain in the park. We’d love to get your input on the design for this project, so I’ll be hosting a drop-in […]

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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 […]

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Free Compost – Saturday April 22nd

Free City of Toronto compost will be dropped this Saturday, April 22nd at 9 AM at the following 2 locations. Topham Park – South End Parkview Hills – intersection of Northline Rd and Northdale Blvd (northeast corner)   All compost is provided free of charge from the City’s yard waste program. Compost will also be available […]

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Clean Toronto Together – Sat April 22nd

  Clean Toronto Together is this weekend on Saturday April 22nd and Sunday April 23rd. Thousands of people across Toronto will be pitching in to clean their local green spaces and I hope you can join us! Drop by any of the scheduled cleanups listed below. You can learn more about this City-wide event on the website here. […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Cedarcrest and Cronkwright Park Consultation – 2nd Meeting

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. City staff […]

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