Month: December 2019Page 1 of 2

The Whale and the Raven – Free screening, Annette Public Library, 145 Annette St. Hosted by Green 13 and Annette Branch Library

The Whale and the Raven – Free screening and discussion Tues. Jan. 21, 2020 Annette Public Library, 145 Annette St. Hosted by Green 13 and Annette Branch Library The…

Toronto Public Space Committee, Wednesday January 15, 2020, Council Chambers, Toronto City Hall (100 Queen St. West)

The Toronto Public Space Committee is back and we’re holding monthly meetings to talk about all things public space! Please join us for the first general meeting of…

6 to 7 percent construction escalation in Ontario in 2020.

Market consultant BTY is forecasting that Ontario will lead the national construction industry in growth in 2020 with a escalation in Ontario  of 6-7 per cent.

Jean Vanier learning disabilities visionary died in 2019.

Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche, was born on September 10, 1928. He died of thyroid cancer on May 7, 2019, aged 90 When Jean Vanier visited an asylum…

Photos extensive dewatering efforts for development on Toronto’s shoreline.

  Above 2019 Dec, round concrete and metal bars elements are from the warehouse buildings which previously sat on the site.   Above 1947    

RYERSON Fellowship in Gender, Disability and Social Justice POSTION

  Tanis Doe Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Gender, Disability and Social Justice Department: School of Disability Studies, Faculty of Community Services Position supervisor: Dr. Esther Ignagni Contract length: Two years Hours of…

Hot and cold water faucets, Outside.

Hot/cold faucets can make washing dogs, cleaning garages, filling kiddie pools and sparkling windows a breeze. And, these faucets won’t freezE and burst in sub-zero weather.  

Retaining tanks at the Portland’s project Cherry St. At Commissioners St.

  Dec 2019  

BYRON WILLSON BEMROSE, B.A.Sc., P.Eng. – The Gardiner expressway chief.


Commissioners St Dec 2019 closure for bridge and waterway creation.

What a high end condo dog walk looks like in TO

The fire hydrants are just for show.  

1965 Land fill creates 29.5 acres in Toronto at Exhibition shoreline. Photo.

How close was the Gardiner Expressway built to Fort York? See historical photo.

Gardiner Expressway

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299 Glenlake Avenue is coming to TEYCC – January 8, 2020

Text Gord Perks 299 Glenlake Avenue is coming to TEYCC – January 8, 2020   Friends, The January 8, 2020 Toronto and East York Community Council (TEYCC) will…

Project to collect hard-to-recycle plastics started by London Ont.

Pilot program will recycle single-use plastics such as candy wrappers, foam containers, plastic straws and stir sticks. The city is testing the Hefty EnergyBag program in nine neighbourhoods, covering about…

City Council adopted recommendations for 111 Pacific Avenue, 255 Glenlake Avenue and 66 Oakmount Road, and 35, 41-63, 65 and 95 High Park Avenue and 66 and 102-116 Pacific Avenue

City Council adopted recommendations forφ Minto and GWL properties December 18/19 As City Council has adopted the recommendations of the City Solicitor for both 111 Pacific Avenue, 255…

Only 8 percent of Canadians participate in local events.

  A recent survey showed that only 8% of Canadians regularly participate in neighbourhood and community events. 

Toronto Star Will Feature Investigation into Parental Alienation and Child Custody

Toronto Star Will Feature Investigation into Parental Alienation and Child Custody   We’re giving men and fathers a voice. We’re excited to be working with our agency to…

Robert Johnson of Vine Ave, The Junctions origin health and food guru.


The Nina Ricca plant during tear down at Weston Rd. And Junction Rd.


High Park Community Alliance Update

$3000 raised so far! In early December, High Park Community Alliance launched a fundraising campaign with an aim to raise $6,000 by December 31st. Thanks to the generosity…

NOW Magazine is reporting TO wants to make 2021 all about art

Toronto wants to make the year 2021 all about public art NOW Magazine Toronto has declared 2021 “the Year of Public Art,” but new legislation … study led by OCAD…

Junction Historial Society fund raising effort.

We Need Your Help!  (Gentle Reminder) Dear WTJHS members and friends: In September, our President, Christopher Sears, sent the notice below to outline our ambitious plans and request…

High Park Community Alliance reports the City and the development companies are discussing matters in private, on High Park condo development.

As representatives of local residents, High Park Community Alliance has long argued for this kind of co-operation, BUT in a process that would include ALL parties. Instead, the City and…