News

22 Mar

StreetArt Outside the Box Program

The Outside the Box program provides an opportunity for local artists to create works of art on traffic signal boxes across Toronto and contribute to the vitality and attractiveness of the streetscape. Since 2013, over 185 boxes have been hand-painted by local artists and transformed into extraordinary works of art. The Outside the Box project is designed to enhance the streetscape by creating artwork on surfaces that are often targeted by vandalism. Artwork on traffic signal boxes functions as a form of communication to an...

15 Mar

Transit Notice – Line 2 Closure

During the weekend of March 18/19, subway service on Line 2 Bloor-Danforth will be suspended between Kennedy and Warden stations for track work. Regular subway service resumes on Monday at 6 a.m. All trains on Line 2 will turn back westbound at Warden Station. Shuttle buses will operate between these stations during the closure. Wheel-Trans buses will operate between Kennedy and Victoria Park stations upon request. Please note that customers travelling eastbound on Line 2 who require an elevator should exit the...

13 Mar

Free March Break Movie

Join myself and Local 416 for a FREE special showing of Moana! Bring a blanket and beverages to enjoy the movie! Local 416 will also be providing free popcorn! Date: Thursday, March 16th Time: 1:00 p.m.  Where: Warden Hilltop Community Centre (25 Mendelssohn St.)    ...

07 Mar

March E-Newsletter

Dear Friends & Neighbours, We have just passed the mid-point of this term of City Council and I would like to thank those residents who have contacted my office on a wide range of issues or who have asked for my assistance with their  municipal concerns.  Next month I will highlight a number of exciting capital projects that are coming this year to our community including a playground enhancement to Glensheppard Park. Click here to continue reading!  ...

07 Mar

2017 StreetArt Partnership Program

StART’s mission is to revitalize and engage communities through street and mural art. StART provides up to $50,000 in funding for partnership projects that meet the following objectives: Enhance and promote Toronto’s vibrant street and graffiti art Revitalize communities through physical enhancements and community events Counteract graffiti vandalism Engage emerging and established local artists Program Application Deadline: Monday, April 3 @ 4:30 pm  Click here to learn more about eligibility, the application process and to apply to the program!  ...

07 Mar

Toronto Urban Design Awards 2017

The biennial Toronto Urban Design Awards return this year, and beginning today, designers, developers, project owners, community groups, design students and others are invited to enter eligible projects. The deadline for submissions is 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 4.   Submission categories include: elements private buildings in context public buildings in context small open spaces large places or neighbourhood designs visions and master plans student projects. Click here to submit a project. The Toronto Urban Design Awards, held by the City of Toronto every second year, recognize achievements in...

08 Feb

Albert Campbell Library Renovation Meeting

Albert Campbell Branch has been a valued part of our community since 1971. Toronto Public Library is preparing plans to renovate the branch – to revitalize all of its public spaces, to improve operational efficiency and delivery of service that meets the needs of the community. Join Toronto Public Library staff and architects from the firm of LGA Architectural Partners for a community open house to: Meet the architects and view some of their recent projects Hear about the renovation plans and have your...

07 Feb

SEED SWAP & Knowledge Swap

Bring seeds to trade, enjoy educational demos by the EnviroLeaders, meet other gardeners, and get tips and advice! When: Saturday, February 11th, 1:00pm – 4:00pm Where: AccessPoint on Danforth, 3079 Danforth Avenue at Victoria Park Admission: Free     ...

04 Feb

February Newsletter

We are already off to a busy start in 2017 at City Hall. I am pleased to be taking on important roles this year as Chair of Scarborough Community Council, Vice Chair of the Economic Development Committee and Chair of the City’s Corporations Nominating Panel. I am also excited to announce my appointment by Mayor John Tory to serve as the City’s first Advocate for the Innovation Economy.  I will be leading the City’s efforts to encourage growth in the innovation and technology sector, promote and...

30 Jan

February Job Fairs – YWCA Toronto Employment Centre, 2425 Eglinton Avenue East

VALIDITY RESEARCH JOB FAIR – FEBRUARY 1, 2017 AT 10AM Validity Research is the fastest growing market research firm in North America. HIRING: MARKET RESEARCH INTERVIEWERS DAY & AFTERNOON SHIFTS Seeking highly professional individuals, who speak and read ENGLISH Fluently to conduct Interviews with clients over the phone. No Selling Required. Option to work from home after 4-6 weeks Job Requirements: Professionalism Excellent communication skills Attention to detail  Good typing skills Ability to follow verbal and written instructions Call center/ customer service experience is an asset They will be holding on-site interviews. Bring 2 copies of...

30 Jan

2017 Waste Collection Calendar

All residents should have received a 2017 waste collection calendar in the mail.  These calendars contain important information about the proper waste disposal and includes a pull-out recycling guide. If you did not receive a calendar please call 311. Looking to downsize or replace a damaged bin? Call 311 or create an online Service Request and have the City of Toronto Watse Division drop off your new bin and collect the old one. ...

25 Jan

Scadding Court Scholarship Application & Info Session

Partnering with Scadding Court Community Centre, the Investing in Our Diversity Scholarship program offers up to $4,000 to deserving young leaders across Toronto entering their first year of post-secondary or trade school. The program also provides valuable employment support and professional networks that pave the way for academic and career development. These scholarships reward students who have shown leadership in diversity and anti-racism initiatives, demonstrate financial need, and represent different neighbourhoods across the city.   What does this scholarship offer? Up to $4,000 to cover...

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