Month: October 2009Page 2 of 3

3094 Dundas Street West removes fake siding to revel brick ….yea

Bring brick back the brick seems to be a movement now among local business building owners on Dundas Street West now. Today another building removes its face covering.

JRA – Annette Public Library – Learn how to save a life course

Learn how to save a life All you need are the skills and confidence to know what to do when danger strikes. The course will be conducted by…

Dominican-Canadian Community Development LECTURE

Proposed three storey addition to existing detached dwelling 290 High Park Avenue

A Zoning Review has begun for a large house located at 290 High Park Avenue. Application number 09 176456 ZAL 00 ZR  sates “The proposal Proposed three storey addition…

Gerard Kennedy's community meeting to include info on his efforts for the saving of the post office

The Junction BIA executive director  Anna-Louise Richardson  has been working hard with Gerard Kennedy and his office to create a window of opportunity on the the closure of the local Junction Post office. Mr Kennedy’s…

Canadian Union of Postal Workers campaign to stop closures @ Canada Post

PublicPostOffice.ca – Campaign to stop Closures, Privatization and Deregulation at Canada Post The link above is for the CUPE special site to prevent post office closures at this link…

insidetoronto article by LISA RAINFORD Wild Wild Junction Historical Mystery Tour

link to article here

Fuzzy Boundaries neighbourhood name tryouts chalked on the Railpath

Neighbourhood Name Tryouts Name Suggestions Chalked from Dupont to Bloor in West Toronto Railpath Park Who: Fuzzy Boundaries, a group of local residents spearheading a naming project in…

AWARD OF MERIT West Toronto Junction Fire Station No. 1

awarded  an AWARD OF MERIT by Heritage Toronto History of West Toronto Junction Fire Station No. 1 Multimedia Exhibit Authors/Directors: Duncan Brown, Greg SchultzThe firefighters of West Toronto Station 423…

New adult store in the Junction next to the early years centre?

2920 Dundas St. West The blog has heard voices about the Junction saying the building owner of the building to the right will be renting the ground floor storefront space…

Ribbon-cutting ceremony, Dundas High Park Ave traffic lights

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new traffic lights at was held today at lights with Councillor Bill Saundercook and Martin Lennox of the Junction Residents Association along with Pascal…

Attempting to ask Canada Post about the local post office

Post office closing over post office outlet over marketing (see update below) The blog though it would be fair and reasonable to post the reasons Canada Post wanted…

Ribbon-cutting ceremony, Dundas St W and High Park Ave traffic lights, Oct 14th ‘09 at 8:30 am

Ribbon-cutting ceremony, in celebration of the installation of the traffic lights,  Oct 14th ‘09 at 8:30 am at the corner of Dundas St W and High Park Ave.

Sat Toronto Star article on the use of laneways

Regular readers of this blog may remember the author of this post drones on about the loss of a laneway everytime the city sells one of to some…

Mulock Residents Assoc site has a good short overview of the residents concern about the 30 Weston Rd project.

Link to MULOCK AVENUE RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION 30 Weston Rd Post. …Opens in new tab. For those  who are interested, this group is in one of the most wonderfully zoned areas…

Canadian Transportation Agency finds GO Transit to be rude

From the Bulletin GO Transit has 14 days to respond GO Transit is in breach of its obligation under section 95.1 of the Canada Transportation Act to cause only such…

Google street view leaves out Jackson Place mew houses

A few days ago Google let loose it’s photo view image maps of  Toronto, and it is great, but alass they have not photo mapped Jackson Place and the 6…

3385 Dundas Street West Zoning Application

Etobicoke York Community Council has recommended 1. City Council amend the Zoning By-law 1-83 of the former City of York substantially in accordance with the draft Zoning By-law…

IS CANADA POST going to close down the Junction storefront post office?

JUNCTION GARDENS 2938 DUNDAS ST W TORONTO ON  M6P 1Y0 1-866-607-6301We have not been able to get down to the post office today, but people are reporting the post office operators  are…

The Dundas St W and High Park Ave intersection are working – turned on about 11:15am

The lights are working now  and right away people have started to use them to cross Dundas St West, and by standing around It could see that they were using…

3500 Eglinton Avenue West – old Kodak site – City staff report out

Report outlines and informational highlights below full report here at city and here hosted on this site. This report outlines the existing planning policy context for retail permissions…

238 Annette Street – Coffee Shop Proposal

A zoning review application has been submitted to the city for the former variety store on the corner of Quebec and Annette.  The application description states  “Propose to create coffee…

Google Street View goes live in the Junction

Starting to day you can see the Junction buildings and streets though the eyes of Google, simply go to Google Maps – the only part of the interface thats…

An interview with ROB PRICHARD, METROLINX PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE

The Globe and Mail online has a interview with ROB PRICHARD online here Two local relevant section outtakes from the articleOn meeting the Tier 4 emissions standards on its Georgetown…

The Dundas St W and High Park Ave intersection ribbon-cutting ceremony Thurs Oct 14th at 8:30 am at the corner of Dundas St W and High Park Ave.

Just over a month and half  ago as the traffic lights started to go in at Dundas St W and High Park Ave, and all the talk that…