Author: Kate

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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FREE “tree for me” Event

The Danforth Gardens Neighbourhood Association with the Tree For Me Foundation wants to give you a free tree (or two) to plant on private property or on a rental property with permission of the landlord. Help the Danforth Gardens Association with their goal of planting 150 Trees for Canada’s 150th Birthday and Green Toronto’s goal of […]

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Electronic Recycling

Do you have electronics to recycle? Support the Scarborough West Scout Group and bring your items to the RONA located at  768 Warden Avenue from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 29th. If you have any questions contact Holly de Jong- Fundraising Chair at 416-464-2369.  

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Pharmacy Avenue Underpass Mural

During the 2016 Budget process, Council decided to extend the Oakridge PB project for another 2 years.  Approved in the 2016 projects was the installation of a mural on the Pharmacy Avenue underpass.  This streetscape improvement is meant to bring street art to the community, beautify this location, continue the enhancement and rejuvenation of the neighbourhood, […]

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