Queen Street West Planning Study Report at TEYCC – March 12, 2020

City Planning have concluded the Planning Study of Queen St. West between Roncesvalles Avenue and Bathurst Street and will be submitting a report to Toronto and East York Community Council on March 12, 2020. This Staff report summarizes the study, and proposed to amend the Official Plan by adopting ‘Site and Area Specific Policy 566’… Continue reading Queen Street West Planning Study Report at TEYCC – March 12, 2020

Funding Opportunity – High Park-Western Beaches – Deadline March 31, 2020

Are you a REGISTERED CHARITY, NOT-FOR-PROFIT GROUP OR INDIVIDUAL hosting free activities in support of social, environmental and recreation initiatives in High Park and Western Beaches that needs funding? Grants up to $3,000 are available to support Parks, Forestry and Recreation (PFR) objectives of environmental stewardship, promote activity, social well-being and/or other as outlined in… Continue reading Funding Opportunity – High Park-Western Beaches – Deadline March 31, 2020

Seniors’ Housing Forum – March 11, 2020

Join Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 10 am – 3 pm at CSI (192 Spadina Ave) for a forum to engage senior tenants on topics including eviction prevention, aging in place, human rights in housing, accommodations for disability, and housing laws generally. Register at seniorhousingforum.eventbrite.ca . Contact Carly… Continue reading Seniors’ Housing Forum – March 11, 2020

Upcoming Friends of High Park Zoo events have been postponed or cancelled

March 28 – CANCELLED This Earth Hour, connect with the Earth and your community. Come together and join the Friends of High Park Zoo & Green 13 for a walk through the High Park Zoo. Meet up at the Grenadier Restaurant at 8pm. March 29 – update – deferred till early summer Magic-a-Roo & a… Continue reading Upcoming Friends of High Park Zoo events have been postponed or cancelled

Applications Open for Parkdale BIA ‘Community Festival and Event fund’

The BIA has opened its ‘Community Festival & Event fund’ which supports local events by providing funding, access to event equipment, helping navigate city application processes or permits. If you have a local activity or event within the BIA that you would like to submit, please read the Request for Funding Guideline Form & email… Continue reading Applications Open for Parkdale BIA ‘Community Festival and Event fund’

March Events at Lambton House – Heritage Talk & Spring Equinox

March 12 French-on-French-on-French Heritage Talk @ Lambton House (Free) “It’s a laughable day in the neighbourhood …” Hear Margot French take us through her eponymous neighbourhood just up the hill from Lambton House and under the railway tracks to French Avenue. A retired medical laboratory scientist and educator, now artist, Margot will share her light-hearted… Continue reading March Events at Lambton House – Heritage Talk & Spring Equinox

1375 Queen Street West Presentation

Background Skale Developments held a pre-application meeting on February 25, 2020. Their proposed plans are for an 8-storey rental building at 1375 Queen Street West. Currently, the site is a vacant lot located on the south east corner of Queen and Close. Please see below for the developer’s presentation at their pre-application meeting. To provide any… Continue reading 1375 Queen Street West Presentation