Month: January 2009Page 1 of 2

Junction Winter Carnival

Images from around 2: 45pm at the Junction City Square

The Village by High Park putting back some historical elements?

During past few weeks the Options for Homes development on Keele St.  just north of Dundas St. West,  has seen alot of activity, just none of it lending itself…

Winter carnival tomorrow at Junction City Square

At the Junction Train Station – Pacific Ave and Dundas St West 12 – 4 pm Free refreshments, ice sculpture, ice skating. Heated tent, cash bar, live band…

A few links of interest …urban stuff

The Meltdown in Home Furnishings [New York Times Link] this economic meltdown of the urban design industry started with the housing market, anything related to home got slammed…

BUDGET 2009 Home Renovation Tax Credit

  Home Renovation Tax Credit offers small contractors and homeowners too.Now and continuing until February 1, 2010, home … includes  condo owners too  and cottage owners are eligible for…

UPDATE ON HAND WELLS! …electricial manhole shocks

Within the span of three months two dogs where electrocuted when they stepped on metal plates at the base of hydro poles in the junction. One incident took place…

512 all stops to Scarlett Road

It’s not breaking news to say the TTC plans to extend the St Clair Streetcar to intersect the planed LRT on Jane Street. However recently Council and the TTC have been…

Wise Daughters Craft Market opens Saturday

Junction Parents Blog has a item on the new craft store in the Junction

Smoking outlawed at Toronto playgrounds

Toronto has extended the prohibition to anywhere within nine metres of a city playground, splash pad or wading pool from code amendment endorsing the ban…. proposed amendments to…

201 WESTON ROAD FOR SALE

    From the Listing… The PropertyThe Property is comprised partially of a two storey plus lower level building plus a one storey addition containing a total of…

Motion to protect community groups and resident organizations from court costs

photo credit: I am I.A.M.Moved by Councillor Del Grande, seconded by Councillor Palacio a Member Motion that the City not request such litigation costs from community and resident…

Community Meeting Bloor Dundas ‘Avenue’ Study tonight

Click to open the South Junction Triangle Residents Association page for this meeting which contains additional background links.

Unusual and special event at WTJHS Feb 5th

Click link to download their poster [opens in new window]

Notice of Motion to require residents to have rear numbering of properties

photo credit: scissorhands33 Councillor Moscoe Moved  and Councillor Vaughan seconded that  all properties backing onto public or private laneways be required to post a municipal number at the…

Junction Parents Blog has the link

… to the Toronto Sun’s story about the Junctions  urban skating rink

Local:EARTH HOUR PLANNING MEETING: Tuesday, January 27th

Green 13 met on Tuesday January 6th to begin planning for Earth Hour ’09. There was much discussion on expanding public interest in Earth Hour, including organizing multiple…

Updated electrical code requires new homes to have tamper-resistant receptacles

Baby-proofing your homes electrical outlets routinely consists of  placing plastic covers or inserts  over or into your electric socket plug inlets. Now the new sections of the electrical  code require…

The Village by High Park tower crane from Hook Ave.

The view along Hook Ave, will change greatly with the addition of the now being consrtucted Village by High Park 1st building. In the image to the right is…

Grappler hook collection on smaller streets in Juncton

Solid Waste Management Services is using or just testing grappler hook collection on smaller streets in Junction where no cars are permitted to park next to the sidewalk….

CPR Junction track is one of the busiest corridors in CPR’s network

The CPR track Section traveling though the Junction is… One of the most important / busiest corridor in CPR’s network(70 – 90 train movements per day) [1. Clearway…

Coun. Saundercook's Winter Carnival announcement

Dear Neighbours, As JFAC [1. Junction Forum for Arts and Culture] chair, I am pleased to announce that on Jan 31st there will be a winter carnival happening…

JunctionRA meeting video now online

Please Visit the ustream page too view the videos

Demo permit application for 200 Keele St. submitted

The demo permit application came out for the new townhouses on Keele.  See related post for all the issues asscoiated with this development.   Submitted by Martin L.

403 Keele Steet – Village by High Park – Project update

   Tower A (Phase 2)                           Tower B (Phase 1) 403 Keele Steet – Village by High Park artsist renderings     Village by High Park is a high rise condominium…

Junction Winter Carnival

12 – 4 pmFree refreshments, ice sculpture, ice skating. Heated tent, cash bar, live band7 – 11 pm