PCIC – 2019 Canada Summer Job Openings

Posted on May 2, 2019

The Parkdale Community Information Centre (PCIC) is a non-profit charitable community services organization committed to meeting the diverse and changing needs of the Parkdale community through the delivery of accessible, effective programs and services.  PCIC helps people living in Parkdale to access community and government resources and services; supports them to live independently; and encourages them to participate more fully in community life.

Parkdale Community Information Centre (PCIC) has three Canada Summer Job Openings.

Please see the attached:

Client Liaison Support Worker - Canada Summer Jobs Program - 2019 Job Opening
Youth Community Outreach Development Support Worker - Canada Summer Jobs Program - Job Opening


Youth Engagement Support Worker - Canada Summer Jobs Program - Job Opening

Reminder about the Cherry Blossoms in High Park this weekend

Posted on May 1, 2019

The cherry blossoms at High Park are blooming!

Starting Saturday May 4 at 7am, the park will be closed to all vehicles during the peak bloom days. Please plan your trip to the park accordingly.

Please click here for more information on the Traffic Plan: http://gordperks.ca/high-park-cherry-blossom-festival-traffic-plan/

Masaryk Park and Melbourne Parkette Community Clean-Up Day – May 4th, 2019

Posted on April 29, 2019

On Saturday, May 4th, 2019, join Greenest City and Masaryk Park and Mebourne Parkette friends for their Spring Clean Up at 10:30 am. Garbage bags, gloves and shovels provided along with some coffee and snacks!

Masaryk Park Spring CleanUp Day

Reminder – Community Environment Day and Compost Day Tomorrow – April 27, 2019

Posted on April 26, 2019

The Community Environment Day be held on Saturday, April 27th, 2019, from 10am – 2pm at Sir Casmir Gzowski Park (1751 Lake Shore Blvd. W.)

The April 27th Compost Day will be at Runnymede Public School, 357 Runnymede Road, where free leaf compost will be available from 10:00 am, while supplies last. The next Compost Day will be on May 25th, 2019 at Indian Rd Public School, 285 Indian Rd Crescent

For further information, please see the flyer below and visit toronto.ca/environment_days

Our office can be reached at 416-392-7919 or via email at councillor_perks@toronto.ca .


Public Open House – Policies to Address Loss of Dwelling Rooms – May 6, 2019

Posted on April 25, 2019

There will be a community consultation meeting on the proposed revisions to the polices to address the loss of dwelling rooms on Monday, May 6, 2019 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm in Committee Room 2 (second floor) of Toronto City Hall. This is your opportunity to provide feedback and ask questions of City staff. You are welcome to attend at any time during the open house.

For more information, or to provide feedback if you are unable to attend the public open house, visit: toronto.ca/planningforhousing or contact Senior Planner Narmadha Rajakumar at 416-392-4529 or narmadha.rajakumar@toronto.ca .

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City-Wide Consultations on Official Plan Review – Transportation Policies

Posted on April 24, 2019

City Planning staff are currently reviewing transportation policies related to the transit, cycling, street related maps and schedules, automated vehicles (AVs), and shared mobility services.

Staff are consulting with the public on proposed draft transportation policies. Four public meetings will be held from May 1, 2019 to May 7, 2019. All meetings will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Wed. May 1, 2019 in Committee Room 3 of North York Civic Centre (5100 Yonge Street)

Thu. May 2, 2019 in Council Chambers of Etobicoke Civic Centre (399 The West Mall)

Mon. May 6, 2019 in Committee Room 1 of Scarborough Civic Centre (150 Borough Drive)

Tue. May 7, 2019 in Room 310 of Metro Hall (55 John Street)

Find further information on the Official Plan Review here.

Changing Lanes – Community Consultation Meetings on the Expansion of By-law Permissions for Laneway Suites

Posted on April 23, 2019

Do you have thoughts on laneway suites? The City wants to hear from you.

The City is hosting a series of drop-in consultation meetings where you can learn more, ask questions, talk to City staff and share your comments about laneway suites.

May 1, 2019 in Room 308/309, 3rd Floor of Metro Hall (55 John Street)
May 6, 2019 in Council Chamber of Etobicoke Civic Centre (399 The West Mall)
May 16, 2019 in Council Chamber of Scarborough Civic Centre (150 Borough Drive)
May 27, 2019 in Council Chamber of North York Civic Centre (5100 Yonge Street)

All four meetings will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 pm.

For more information please visit: www.toronto.ca/changinglanes

Laneway Suites CCM May Meetings

Bloor West Village Residents Association – Secondhand Sunday – April 28, 2019

Posted on April 23, 2019

Secondhand Sunday, on the last Sunday of April and September, is a day to put out any unwanted but reusable items on the sidewalk in front of your property, for your neighbours and other passersby to take for free. It’s a great way to give new life to items you no longer want and an opportunity for people to get something they may need. This event started in the Wychwood neighbourhood a few years ago and is now expanding across the city. You can learn more about this event and download the Secondhand Sunday Toolkit at secondhandsunday.ca

Community Clean-Up in Warren Park – April 27, 2019

Posted on April 18, 2019

As part of the Clean Toronto Together initiative, a residents-led cleanup is happening on Saturday, April 27. Meet up is at 12 noon at The Hill – St. Mark’s Rd.

More information on the CTT at https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/festivals-events/more-city-produced-events/clean-toronto-together/

TO Cleanup 2019_2

Consultation Meeting – Scarlett Road Bridge Update & Proposed Bike Lanes – April 29, 2019

Posted on April 18, 2019

There will be a Public Consultation Meeting on Scarlett Road Bridge Update & Proposed Bike Lanes on Scarlett Road. This will be an opportunity to view information materials, see a presentation, and speak with the project teams about these related projects. Councillor Perks will be in attendance.

Date: Monday, April 29, 2019
Time: Drop in 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Presentation at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Lambton Park Community School (50 Bernice Crescent)

Scarlett Rd event flyer v12


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