Newcomer Youth Leadership Program (NYLP)

Posted on July 18, 2018

The Newcomer Youth Leadership Program (NYLP) at West Neighbourhood House is offering fun and unique activities during the summer months, including a Co-ed Running Group, Hip Hop Dance Group, an Indoor Volleyball Trip, a Hiking Trip, Canada’s Wonderland, 1-day Soccer Tournament, among others.

The activities are open to newcomer youth between the ages of 13 to 24.

Check out our flyer below for more information

Newcomer Youth Leadership Program

High Park Stewards invite you to Weed Whacking and Boulevard Beds – July 8

Posted on July 5, 2018

You are invited by the High Park Stewards to Weed Whacking and Boulevard Beds – July 8.

Please meet us in front of the Grenadier Restaurant at 10:30 am. We will work until 12:30. For your protection, please dress as in long sleeves and pants, closed shoes and socks, a hat and bring water and sunscreen. We will supply tools and gloves. Check our website after 9 am if weather is questionable.

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RSVP here :


Canada’s New Youth Policy: Toronto Consultation

Posted on July 5, 2018

On July 7th a cross-country, youth-led, and youth-organized consultation on Canada’s new Youth Policy will be coming to Toronto, and we want to hear from youth about their concerns, ideas, and priorities for the future! Details are as follows:

Date: Saturday, July 7

Time: 2:00-4:00

Location: Toronto City Hall, Council Chambers

The purpose of this cross-country series is to reach as many young Canadians as possible and hear their diverse perspectives in an inclusive setting, with the goal of:

  • Identifying issues important to youth and solutions to improve the lives of young Canadians;
  • Examining the supports that enable all youth, regardless of their background, to be Canada’s leaders; and
  • Understanding how youth want their voices to be heard and how youth want to influence the Government of Canada’s actions and decisions.

Reserve your spot by registering to attend the consultation here.

For more information and to get details about the upcoming consultation in your city, visit our website.

Momo Crawl T.O. 2018 – July 29, 1-5pm

Posted on June 28, 2018

Momo Crawl TO is back to Little Tibet, Parkdale and it’s bigger and better than ever!

This July 29th in Little Tibet (Parkdale), Students for a Free Tibet Canada is pleased to host you Toronto foodies on a steamy savoury crawl for the top momos.

More info on the event here:

Purchase a passport here:

Zero Waste Community Action Planning for Parkdale – June 19, 2018

Posted on June 15, 2018

Connect and get involved with organizations and neighbours to reduce waste in Parkdale!

Date: Tue Jun 19, 2018

Event time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm.

Auditorium @ Parkdale Library,

1303 Queen St W @ Cowan Ave, M6K 1L6.

*For people who live or work in Parkdale*


Parkdale People’s Economy Working Groups – June 18, 2018

Posted on June 15, 2018


On Monday, June 18, 2018, the Parkdale People’s Economy will be bringing together working groups for an evening of community visioning and collaboration!

The gathering will provide a space for community members to learn about the Parkdale Community Plan, move forward our priority actions for 2018, and review the Community Benefits Framework. We will be providing food, childcare, Tibetan translation services, and TTC tickets to working group participants.

Date: Monday, June 18, 2018
Location: Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre Drop-In (1499 Queen St W)
Time: 6-8PM

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E-Waste Collection Event | Parkdale Library – Saturday June 9th, 2018

Posted on May 24, 2018

Inorganic Market Event

Parkdale Library – June 9, 2018

1303 Queen Street West

Time: 11am-3pm

About: The Inorganic Market®, through public events and education, provides the opportunity for individuals to make a change at the community level and be positively engaged with the problem of e-waste. It is owned by the not-for-profit, SELF Solutions Lab. All collected material is sent to ADL Process for responsible recycling and disposal. All proceeds support the Inorganic Market’s efforts. More information and a list of accepted items can be found at or

Reminder: Spring Into Parkdale this Saturday May 12th, 2018

Posted on May 9, 2018

The Parkdale Village Business Improvement Area (PVBIA) invites you to the Spring into Parkdale Sidewalk Festival & Night Market on May 12th, 2018!

Time to shake off those winter blues and visit Parkdale Village’s Queen Street West this spring for a weekend filled with sidewalk sale deals and free fun for the family.

Come out and meet shop owners, crafters, artists and community groups that make up our thriving neighbourhood! Throughout the day enjoy some special attractions such as live performances, free craft workshops, Markets and surprise giveaways!

Saturday May 5th – Jane’s Walk and Community Forum | Parkdale People’s Economy, Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust, Toronto Public Library, and Canadian Film Centre

Posted on May 4, 2018

This Saturday, May 5, 2018, join the Parkdale People’s Economy, Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust, Toronto Public Library, and Canadian Film Centre on a Jane’s Walk and Public Panel – (dis)Placed in Parkdale: Gentrification & Community – for On Civil Society!


12:00PM-2:00PM:       Jane’s Walk – Voices of Resilience: Claiming Places in Parkdale – Meet at Parkdale Project Read (1209 King St W)

Join the Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust in learning how to preserve, protect and build a just, healthy and inclusive neighbourhood. See Parkdale through the eyes of diverse residents and organizations in pursuit of equitable development. Speakers will share stories of building participatory strategies in response to the pressures of displacement. Glimpse the future of a site of conflict and of community empowerment through Augmented Reality technology presented by the Canadian Film Centre. The walk will be supported with live Tibetan translation.


2:00PM-2:30PM:          Break and Gallery Tour – Parkdale Library Auditorium (1303 Queen St W)


2:30PM-5:00PM:          Public Panel Discussion – Democratizing the Economy in Toronto – Parkdale Library Auditorium (1303 Queen St W)


As part of On Civil Society, the Toronto Public Library will be hosting a public panel on Democratizing the Economy in Toronto. The panel will feature:

  • Mercedes Sharpe Zayas – Parkdale People’s Economy
  • Cutty Duncan – Formerly Social Planning Toronto
  • Wayne Chu – City of Toronto
  • Katharine Rankin – University of Toronto


Light refreshments, childcare, and Tibetan translation provided during the public panel.

Get Involved in the Parkdale People’s Economy Working Group

Posted on April 23, 2018

Parkdale People’s Economy will be hosting a community meeting at PARC (1499 Queen Street West) next Monday April 30th from 6PM – 8PM.

The meeting is a chance for community members to get involved in one of their seven different Working Groups and help advance the Parkdale Community Plan.

Join your neighbours and local community organizations to advance neighbourhood planning in Parkdale!

  • Work together to build a healthy and just neighbourhood
  • Share your thoughts and expertise about your community
  • Learn more about working groups, resident grants, and
    community activities happening in Parkdale

Free food, childcare, and translation services!
TTC tickets will be provided upon request.
Please RSVP to and specify if you
require any special accommodations.


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