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A message from Toronto Water regarding taste and odour issues

Last night Toronto Water started to receive taste and odour complaints from East York and other areas of Toronto. Overnight staff investigated the issue and found the cause to be related to system upgrades at the R.C. Harris Treatment Plant. A settling basin was put back into operation yesterday which we have tracked as the […]

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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 […]

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Pumpkin Parades!

PUMPKIN PARADES Dentonia Park will be hosting its first event Pumpkin Parade! At 6:30 pm on November 1, bring your carved pumpkins from Halloween to the park entrance at Sibley Ave. and Dentonia Park Ave. Pumpkins will be lined up for one last spectacular parade, and gathered by volunteers at the end of the night […]

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Cultural Hotspot Community Connect!

Community Connect is coming to East York! They’re inviting artists, arts organizations, community members and groups based in East York. Info Session for artists based in and around Crescent Town Thursday November 3rd from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Crescent Town Club 2A The Market Place Light dinner provided.   General Info Session for artists based in […]

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Coleman Park Ping Pong Tournament – June 11th

Join your neighbours for the 1st annual Coleman Park Ping Pong Tournament on Saturday, June 11th! Location: Coleman Park (Barrington and Coleman, near Main TTC Station) Time: 3:30 – 5:30pm Please arrive by 4pm to register for the tournament. All age groups and skill levels are welcome to compete. Prizes, snack, and ping pong paddles will […]

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George Webster Park Splash Pad Opening – May 28th

The new splash pad in George Webster Park is finished, tested and ready to use. Please join me for a celebration and ribbon cutting next Saturday, May 28th at 2pm in the park. We’ll have cake, friends, games, and of course, water! The new splash pad includes a variety of spray water features which are […]

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Pedestrian Crossing Approved at Victoria Park & Conroy

In early May, City Council approved my motion to approve the installation of traffic control signals at the intersection of Victoria Park Avenue and Conroy Avenue/Donora Drive. You can find a vote count with all of the reports, petitions and letters with the agenda item here: http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2016.PW12.16 This crossing will be a full pedestrian-activated traffic signal, […]

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Traffic Calming Approved on Coleman Avenue

Transportation staff have studied Coleman Avenue between Dawes and Sibley and recommended traffic calming in the form of speed humps. Toronto and East York Community Council has approved a motion to poll eligible householders on this block to determine whether residents support the installation of speed humps. Thanks to all the residents who signed and […]

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East York Canada Day – July 1st

Get ready for another year of Canada Day festivities in East York! The 59th East York Canada Day celebrations will be held on July 1, 2016 commencing with a parade starting at Dieppe Park (455 Cosburn Avenue) travelling through East York, finishing at Stan Wadlow Park at Woodbine & Cedarvale Park (888 Cosburn Ave.) where […]

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Spring Safety Campaign: Slow Down Signs

The safety of all road users is a priority for the City of Toronto. That’s why the City is reminding pedestrians, motorists and cyclists to take extra care, especially when travelling in residential neighbourhoods. The City has produced lawn signs that encourage all motorists to drive safely as they travel in our neighbourhoods. My team […]

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Keeping the Danforth Safe

 Dear Neighbours, By now, I’m sure you’ve heard about the weekend shooting on the Danforth, just west of Coxwell.  I know this incident is very concerning for many residents, particularly because it took place in the same location as previous shootings. I want to assure you that all your local councillors are taking this situation […]

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