Council Highlights – October 2-4, 2017

Creating new affordable rental housing    Council authorized financial incentives for the construction of 600 new affordable rental homes on provincial lands at 27 Grosvenor/26 Grenville Streets and in the West Don Lands. The City incentives include exemptions from development-related charges as well as from municipal taxation. In a separate action, Council authorized capital funding and… Continue reading Council Highlights – October 2-4, 2017

Sorauren Sport Field closed for maintenance

Parks Forestry and Recreation Staff have advised that the Sorauren sport field has been fenced off for maintenance and rejuvenation. The field will not be re-opened  until the start of the permit season., Spring 2018.

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57 Brock Ave Community Meeting

The developer of 57 Brock Avenue, Brock Seaforth Inc., is submitting a settlement proposal to Toronto City Council which will be considered on November 7, 2017. The settlement proposal makes revisions to the original application to amend both the Official Plan and the Zoning By-law to allow for a seven-storey residential building with two levels… Continue reading 57 Brock Ave Community Meeting

Toast to Autumn

The 7th Annual Toast to Autumn Festival brings an array of talented live bands, giveaways, food and drink vendors, arts and craft vendors, family activities and more to our neighbourhood on October 22nd! Come out to the Lithuanian House at 1573 Bloor St W to join in the fun. Admission is free! Find more information at www.toasttoautumn.com

2280 Dundas St W (Loblaws Site) 2nd Public Meeting

Friends, Choice Properties is hosting a second Open House to share their preliminary concepts and plans for the site at 2280 Dundas Street West, current site of Loblaws and LCBO. Councillor Perks and City Planning staff will be in attendance to receive your feedback and provide information on the City Planning process. The Open House… Continue reading 2280 Dundas St W (Loblaws Site) 2nd Public Meeting

Queen St W Restaurant Study Survey

In 2013 Toronto City Council passed a By-law to limit the concentration of restaurants located on Queen Street West between Dufferin Street and Roncesvalles Avenue. The purpose of this By-law was to alleviate some of the issues created by restaurants which morph into late night drinking establishments including: excessive noise, public drunkenness, crowded sidewalks, garbage,… Continue reading Queen St W Restaurant Study Survey

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Bonnie Briggs Condolences

Friends, I’d like to pass along the message contained within today’s City Council condolences for the passing of Bonnie Briggs, The Mayor and Members of Toronto City Council are saddened by the recent passing of Bonnie Briggs, a Parkdale resident who fought tirelessly to improve housing in our City. Having experienced homelessness herself, Bonnie knew… Continue reading Bonnie Briggs Condolences