West Bend Community Association Meeting – February 18, 2015

Posted on February 17, 2015


WBCA Meeting Info
Next Meeting: Wed, Feb 18, 7:00 pm, Indian Road Crescent Public School, 2nd floor Staff Room.

Everyone is welcome and no previous experience is required! Come connect with your neighbours and help build your community, it’s better to meet than tweet! The Association is run by volunteers and funded by annual membership dues of $10; memberships are now due for the 2014/2015 session. The membership form can be found on our website www.thewestbend.ca and payment can be made at a meeting or by dropping off or mailing the completed form and fee to The Chair WBCA , 33 Kenneth Ave Toronto ON M6P 1J1. Please support us!

Guest Speakers + Q&A
11 Division Community Safety Police Officers re traffic and community safety. This is your chance to raise any concerns you may have.

Other Meeting Topics
We will also be discussing:

– How to improve and beautify the Dupont/Dundas/Annette intersection; the WBCA is working on this with University of Toronto engineering students and we invite your input and ideas.
– Local construction and condominium developments.
– Traffic, speeding and pedestrian and cyclist safety issues.
– GO Transit work in our area and the noise walls installation, the movement of hazardous goods through the West Toronto Diamond and the Spring 2015 remediation plans for the Dorval and Railside gardens.
-Toronto Ward Boundary Review.
Any issues that members wish to raise.

Future Meeting Guest Speakers + Q&A

Wed, Mar 25: Our MPP Cheri DiNovo

Wed, Apr 15: Our MP Peggy Nash
The WBCA’s goal is to reflect and express the interests of our local community and interact with all levels of government to ensure that our collective voice is heard. Like the Fire Department, we aim to be there when you need us!
Membership is open to all, although voting and executive positions are open only to paid up members. However, anyone can attend our meetings whether a paid up member or not.

An Agenda for the meeting and Minutes from our previous meetings are on our website https://thewestbend.ca

If you have any questions or comments, please send us an email at info@thewestbend.ca and find out how you too can get involved. Visit us on the web: http://www.thewestbend.ca/ . You can now find the West Bend on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TWBCA/


“Ask not what your community can do for you; ask what you can do for your community.”

High Park Stewards Guest Speaker Presentation – February 22, 2015

Posted on February 17, 2015

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Why Go Native in Our Urban Forest?
Sunday, February 22, 2015, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Howard Park Tennis Club, 430 Parkside Drive, Toronto, ON

Eric Davies, a PhD candidate from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of
Forestry, will discuss his survey of insect and bird diversity in native
and non-native city trees. Learn how native trees support much greater
wildlife activity, and how we can help our ecosystems recover some of
their former diversity.

COST: Free

WHEN: Sunday, February 22, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

WHERE: Howard Park Tennis Club, 430 Parkside Drive; the first light
south of Bloor from Keele, a short walk from Keele Station. It’s the
brown building in the back.

For more information:

February 2015