Items of Interest

Skating at Fuller Park

The PRA has helped create a public ice pad at Fuller Park (Albert Crosland


The park is just north of Queen Street and may be reached from either Fuller

Avenue or Saunders Avenue.

This Friday, February 5th, there will be an impromptu skating party from

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm or so. Afterwards, interested volunteers will be shown

how to flood the pad.

If you have questions, please email Warren Sheffer at

Sorauren Farmer’s Market and West End Food Coop Silent Auction

The West End Food Co-op welcomes you to a night of entertainment and great prizes at this month’s Sorauren Farmer’s Market and WEFCSILENT AUCTION. The market and auction will take place at the Sorauren Fieldhouse, Monday February 15th from 3-7 p.m.

Join us to bid on exciting prizes that include: local/organic food gift baskets; art and photography; handmade crafts; massages and reiki treatments; gift certificates from local businesses; preserving workshops; and other unique items. Stay tuned to to see the updated list of sponsors!



Regulating Gas Powered Small Engine Equipment

This site was last updated January 14, 2010

Public Consultations

Lawson Oates, Director of the Toronto Environment Office, invites residents to share their thoughts on potential measures, including regulatory options, to help reduce the harmful greenhouse gas emissions and smog-causing pollutants caused by older, two-stroke lawn and garden equipment, i.e. leaf and snow blowers, chainsaws, lawnmowers, trimmers and concrete saws. The next consultation will take place as follows:

Date: Monday, February 8, 2010

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West Mall, Meeting Room 1

Location Details: South-east corner of Burnhamthorpe and The West Mall, Toronto ON M9C 2Y2

Take TTC: From Islington Station, take 50 Burnhamthorpe to 399 The West Mall.

Automobile and bicycle parking available.

To register for the discussion, call 416-338-2848 or 416-397-0831 (TTY)

Please see the Public Consultation Notice (PDF) for additional details.

Your Comments are Welcome:

Consultation with members of the public is vital to creating environmental programs that everyone can embrace. Should you not be able to attend the February 8, 2010 discussion, please share your comments by February 19, 2010.

Call: 416-338-2848



Small Engine Equipment Consultations

c/o Toronto Environment Office

City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

21st floor, East Tower

Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas – ‘Think Big’ and ‘Buy Local”

Help TABIA get Toronto to ‘Think Big’ and ‘Buy Local”- Write your own headline about your favourite neighbourhood business. The 20 winners will have their posters published – many more prizes to be won. See attached flyer for more information.