Newsletter

07 Nov

November E-News

November is a time to remember and honour those who fought for our country and our freedom.  Remembrance Day is an opportunity for all of us to recognize the sacrifices made by so many Canadians in service to our country.  Join members of the Scarborough community at the Scarborough Cenotaph for a Remembrance Day service starting at 10:45am.  If you are unable to attend on Remembrance Day, the Scarborough Civic Centre will be hosting a service on Sunday, November 6th at...

04 Oct

October Newsletter

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...

01 Sep

September Newsletter

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 Department’s Spring Safety Campaign continues until November 1st.  If you would like a sign for your home please call my office at 416-392-0213. During the month of September, look out for my 2016 Community Update coming to you through Canada Post.  The newsletter includes a transit update, basement flooding...

10 Aug

August Newsletter

Dear Friends & Neighbours, I hope you have been making the most of summer and enjoying all that our community has to offer. I would like to note that Movie Night in Oates Park was cancelled due to inclement weather, I have rescheduled the event for Thursday August 11th. See you there! Toronto City Council has now wrapped up for the summer and will resume in October, visit my website and check out the Council Highlights webpage for up to date information on...

05 Jul

July E-Newsletter 2016

Dear Friends & Neighbours, Canada is 149 years old this year.  We will be celebrating with Scarborough residents outdoors at Albert Campbell Square. This FREE community festival includes a citizenship ceremony, food fair featuring over 18 different vendors representing cultures from around the globe, YMCA Kids Zone, face painting, acrobats, jugglers, stilt walkers, clowns, inflatable rides, a marketplace of unique items by local businesses, live music, Brave T.O Obstacle Course and more! Festivities start at 12:00 pm and run until 10:00 pm on July 1st AND...

06 Jun

June E-Newsletter

June is Parks and Recreation Month not only in the City of Toronto but across the Province. Celebrate by gathering your family, friends and neighbours to enjoy many of the City’s outdoor spaces or by sampling a variety of programs offered at community centres. To learn more about the City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation division  click here. The City of Toronto is once again supporting Bike Month to raise awareness of the benefits of having a cycling community and to encourage...

01 May

May E-Newsletter

Each May we celebrate Asian/South Asian Heritage month. Toronto continues to celebrate and offer opportunities to learn more about the long and rich history of Canadians of Asian descent.  The Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division invites all residents of Toronto to take part in events and educational outreach programs organized by various Community Centres for Asian/South Asian Heritage Month. It was great to see so many gardeners come out to our annual Ward 35 Compost Days! I had the...

05 Mar

March E-Newsletter

As part of the celebration for International Women’s Day in Toronto, I am pleased to invite you to attend an event sponsored by the City’s Planning Division which will recognize those women who worked in the GECO munitions plant located in Scarborough during the Second World War.  Scarborough Historian Barbara Dickson, who has written a book on the GECO “bomb girls” will be telling the remarkable true story of how Scarborough’s quiet countryside was transformed into Canada’s largest (top-secret) armaments...

07 Feb

February E-Newsletter

February is Black History Month and our City will be celebrating by hosting a number of events and contests across the city.  Be sure to check out the Mayor’s Creative Writing contest and featured events at the Toronto Public Library.  February also marks Valentine’s Day and Family Day, I hope everyone has the opportunity to spend time with their families and loved ones. Continuing Reading    ...

07 Dec

December E-Newsletter

The Holiday season is upon us and I would like to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! There are a number of exciting holiday festivities taking place across Scarborough.  Be sure to take some time with your family and friends to join in on the holiday spirit! View Newsletter  ...

07 Nov

November Newsletter 2015

November is a time to remember and honour those who have fought for our country and our freedom.  Remembrance Day is an opportunity for all of us to recognize the sacrifices made by so many Canadians in service to our country.  Please join me at the Scarborough Cenotaph for a Remembrance Day service starting at 10:45am.  If you are unable to attend the mid-week service, the Scarborough Civic Centre will be hosting a service on Sunday, November 8th at 2pm,...

13 Oct

October E-Newsletter 2015

Fall is a time of abundant harvest, cooler evenings, and colourful horizons. I would like to wish families 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 offers so much natural beauty, but with this beauty comes a clean-up. Please read my friendly reminders on curbside collection. Halloween can be a fun an exciting time for trick-or-treaters, please remember to stay safe this...

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