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  • Willis Blair Park Renaming Celebration – Sunday July 27th

    Join Councillor Davis and City of Toronto staff on Sunday, July 27th at 11:45 a.m. to celebrate a park renaming in your neighbourhood. O’Connor Village Parkette (just north of O’Connor Dr. and Amsterdam Ave) will be renamed to honour Willis Blair, the second mayor of East York, as Willis Blair Parkette. Willis Blair served the Borough of […]

  • Spruce It Up! Saturday July 26th

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    Join us for a planting party in Parkview Gardens this Saturday, July 26th at 10am. Come lend a hand to keep your community beautiful, and meet your neighbours at the same time. We’ll be starting at Parkview Gardens at 10am, then move on to the St. Clair Ave planters in the afternoon. Tools, plants, and […]

  • StART Graffiti Program


    The West Scarborough Neighbourhood Community Centre is running a StART (Street Art) Graffiti Program that is a Youth Justice initiative. This program is a free service where youth clean up unwanted Graffiti in the Scarborough Community. This program also offers mural touch ups from a professional artist. Interested parties or for inquires please contact Jenny […]

  • July 24th – East York Seniors Summer BBQ

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    Janet Davis and Matthew Kelway invite you to come out for music, prizes, food and fun! Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm Stan Wadlow Clubhouse – 373 Cedarvale Ave The 404 Community Bus can get you there — call 416.393.4636 For the full colour poster, click here.  

  • Danforth Avenue Resurfacing – Woodbine to Dawes

    As part of the ongoing Danforth Avenue Improvements Project, the City of Toronto is commencing sidewalk replacement, streetscaping improvements and road resurfacing work along Danforth Avenue from Woodbine Avenue to Dawes Road beginning July 21, 2014 . For more information, please see the Construction Notice linked below. Construction Notice #1_FIN

  • Topham Park Community Traffic Plan

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    We’re pleased to announce the results of our Topham Park Community Traffic Committee, composed of local residents and City Traffic Operations staff. These residents worked together over several months in early 2014 to discuss and find solutions to speeding, traffic volume, cut-through traffic and other traffic safety issues in Topham Park. You can find the plan […]

  • July 17th – Fix It Up! A Workshop on Toronto Programs for Home Improvements


    Thursday July 17th 6:30-8:30pm Danforth Mennonite Church (2174 Danforth Avenue) Are you thinking about home retrofits? Do you have lead pipes? Learn about the City of Toronto’s programs to help you retrofit your home to improve safety, Sustainability and cost savings. Hear about: Home Energy Loan Program: New City of Toronto program, offering low interest […]

  • July 12th – Taylor Creek Bridge Opening Celebration

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    Join me for cake and ribbon-cutting to celebrate on Saturday, July 12 at 10 am to celebrate the re-opening of the Halsey bridge. This bridge connects the access paths off Halsey and Barrington Avenues. Children, friends, and pets are welcome. Entrances to the creek are at Notley from the North, and Lumsden/Barrington from the South. This […]

  • TTC Forum on Accessible Transit Services

    TTC’s Seventh Annual Public Forum on Accessible Transit Services Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Open Public Forum 7 pm to 9 pm An opportunity to discuss TTC accessibility initiatives, and to give input about possible improvements to the TTC’s conventional and specialized services. Queen Elizabeth Exhibit Hall Exhibition Place 180 Princes’ Boulevard    

  • Danforth Construction Community Liaison Committee July 9

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    Improving Danforth Avenue The City of Toronto is investing in Danforth Avenue this summer. Between Woodbine and Victoria Park Avenues, new sidewalks with red bricks, trees, planter beds, and decorative railings will be installed. The Danforth Village Business Improvement Area is also investing in new pedestrian lights and decorative fixtures. Sidewalk improvements are scheduled for […]

  • East York Canada Day

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    The East York Toronto Canada Day Committee is once again presenting the popular Canada Day Parade and festivities in Stan Wadlow Park, 888 Cosburn Avenue, just east of Woodbine, north side of Cosburn. On Tuesday, July 1st, the parade will leave Dieppe Park and wind its way towards Stan Wadlow, where there will be entertainment, […]

  • Feeling Congested? July 8

    “Feeling Congested?” Review of Selected Official Plan Transportation Policies Open House (July 8, 2014) As part of the Five Year Review of the Toronto Official Plan, the City is updating and strengthening selected transportation policies of the Official Plan. A draft set of Official Plan transportation policy changes were presented to the Planning and Growth […]

  • Local outdoor pools to open Saturday, June 21

    Satruday, June 21 is the scheduled opening day of the Kiwanis Pool in Stan Wadlow Park, the Monarch Park Pool, Greenwood Park Pool and Riverdale Park Pool. More outdoor pool information is available at More information about pool operating hours, closures for maintenance, splash pad and wading pool hours, is available at

  • Waterfront affordable housing development adopted by Toronto Council

    June 10, 2014 A plan to develop 80 affordable rental homes within a mixed-use market condominium building on the Toronto waterfront was adopted by City Council today. “Congratulations to all of the partners involved in making affordable housing happen in the new East Bayfront community,” said Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly. “The approval of the Bayside […]

  • City news for pet owners


    City’s ‘Chip’ truck helps dog and cat owners Identification is one of the most important ways a pet owner can guarantee their furry friend is returned home if it ever gets lost. The Chip Truck is a mobile microchip clinic offering a microchip and a pet licence for $25 (cat) and $35 (dog). If your […]