Kate

This author Kate has created 217 entries.

05 Oct

October E-Newsletter 2017

Dear Friends & Neighbours, Fall is a time of abundant harvest, cooler evenings, and colourful horizons. I would like to wish everyone in Ward 35 a “Happy Thanksgiving” as you celebrate with friends and family.   We are very fortunate to live in a part of the world that has so much natural beauty, but with this beauty comes our responsibility to keep our environment clean. Please read my friendly reminders on curbside collection. Halloween can be a fun and exciting time for...

05 Oct

September E-Newsletter 2017

Dear Friends & Neighbours, Fall is just around the corner, and with the kids going back to school, I would like to remind everyone to take extra caution while getting around our community and the city. The Transportation Division’s Spring Safety Campaign continues until November 1st. If you would like a sign please email me at councillor_holland@toronto.ca with your name, address and phone number.  Limit of 2 signs per household. Click here to read more!  ...

05 Oct

August E-Newsletter 2017

Dear Friends & Neighbours, It was great to see so many Ward 35 residents attend our annual movie nights in the park.  A big thank you to Local 416 for co-hosting the event and providing free popcorn.  If you missed the movie nights make sure to come out on Friday, August 18th to the Wheels on the Danforth Festival and watch Ghostbusters in Oakridge Park. The festivities will continue on Saturday, August 19th at 11 am with a car show, vendors,...

05 Oct

July E-Newsletter 2017

Dear Friends & Neighbours, Ward 35 residents should have received my 2017 Spring Community Update through Canada Post, this issue includes information on section 37 funds, development updates, Participatory Budget projects, and exciting things happening in Ward 35! If you did not receive a copy  please contact my office at 416-392-0213 or by email at councillor_holland@toronto.ca and have one delivered to you! Click here to continue reading.  ...

05 Oct

May E-Newsletter 2017

Dear Friends & Neighbours, It was great to see so many gardeners come out to our annual Ward 35 Compost Days! I had the opportunity to speak with many residents about their neighbourhoods and lend a hand loading bins of compost.  I invite everyone to attend the Ward 35 Community Environment Day on Saturday, June 3rd at W.A. Porter Collegiate Institute (40 Fairfax Crescent) where you can do your part to create a cleaner, greener, and more liveable city by recycling and safely disposing...

28 Sep

Elevate Toronto

Elevate Toronto was an opportunity to promote Toronto’s large and growing innovation and technology sector which is creating many jobs across our City.  As the City’s Advocate for the Innovation Economy Portfolio I was very involved in Elevate Toronto including speaking, presentations on innovation and technology issues and panel discussions.  I, along with many City officials and staff, have been working hard on the innovation economy file as it adding so much to our City’s prosperity and profile across the...

28 Sep

Nuit Blanche 2017- Art all night long!

Toronto’s free all-night contemporary art event, the magic of Nuit Blanche Toronto returns from sunset to sunrise on    September 30th ,  2017.  Experience Toronto transformed by artists for one night only, all night long. For a list of art projects, an event map, and more visit nbto.com! ...

26 Sep

Invictus Games

As many of you know, Toronto is the host city for the 2017 Invictus Games.  The Invictus Games were initiated by Prince Harry and are an international sporting event for wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women.  The Invictus Games bring the power of sport and competition to help with recovery and rehabilitation.  For further information please visit the Invictus Games website ...

26 Sep

Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Many of you will have noticed that preliminary work has commenced on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT.  This large transit project will be constructed over the next few years and includes the renewal of Kennedy Subway Station.  Unfortunately, during the construction period there will be effects on Eglinton Avenue East as the work proceeds.  We have been working closely with City staff to try as best as possible to minimize the impact of this work.  As you may know this project...

26 Sep

Birchmount Road Renewal

Residents who live along Birchmount Road will have received notices indicating that the street is to be fully renewed from St. Clair Avenue East to Eglinton Avenue East.  As you will know last year Toronto Water undertook extensive work along the street to upgrade water infrastructure serving homes in the area.  While the road was restored on a temporary basis a full renewal is needed. The renewal was scheduled for 2018 however I worked with City staff and had this...

26 Sep

Golden Mile Secondary Plan Community Advisory Panel

As you may know, the City of Toronto Planning Division (Scarborough) is undertaking a very thorough review of the current and potential land use along the Golden Mile (Eglinton Avenue East).  This is the result of coming changes, including significantly the Eglinton Crosstown LRT which will soon begin construction along the eastern portion. As part of this process the City held a full community meeting (11,000 notices were mailed out to residents) in the spring of 2017.  As part...

25 Sep

Great Explorations- UTSC Speaker Series

The University of Toronto Scarborough will be hosting a series of  FREE academic discussions and lectures examining the evolving role of immigration in Canada and internationally throughout the month of October. These will include comparisons between the U.S. and Canadian immigration systems, looking at the demographic and cultural impact of international migration, activists assisting migrants on their journeys or assisting border patrol in preventing them, and private refugee sponsorship.  Click here for a list of lecture topics, dates, times, locations...

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