Black History Month

05 Feb

February Newsletter 2018

Getting out and staying active during the winter months can be tough! Did you know that the Warden Hilltop Community Centre has a number of drop-in programs for all ages? Plan your week by visiting the Warden Hilltop Community Centre website, clicking the drop-in programs tab and select a program by interest. Great news, Dolphin Gaming Centre located in Ward 35 contributed $8 million to the community  supporting numerous non-profit groups, community groups, charities and programs.  This was made possible through the Charitable Gaming Revitalization...

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...

29 Jan

Black History Month Creative Writing Contest

Black History Month provides an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the contributions that African Canadians have made and continue to make in Toronto.  To help celebrate, Mayor John Tory invites youth aged 11-17 to share a story about a black Torontonian, past or present, who has contributed to Toronto’s diverse heritage and identity. Entries must be the original work of and written solely by the entrant and can include an essay, poem, song lyric, letter or any form of creative writing...