Scarborough Southwest

16 Nov

November E-Newsletter

Dear Friends & Neighbours, 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 10:45 am on Saturday November 11th. Click here to continue reading!  ...

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...

11 Sep

Friends of Oakridge Park Neighbourhood Picnic

Over the summer months residents in the Oakridge Neighbourhood came together to form Friends of Oakridge Park to bring the community together and to promote use of this beautiful space. The Group is hosting their first Neighbourhood Picnic on Sunday, September 13th from 12:00pm to 3:00pm in Oakridge Park.  If you would like to participate in the community swap please bring gently used kids toys and books.  If you are interested in joining the group check out their Facebook page, send them...