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To help slow the rate of COVID-19 infection, the City of Toronto has cancelled programs and closed a number of facilities. The tentative date for services to resume is April 5. At this time, my constituency office hours will be postponed until further notice. My staff and I are working remotely and can be contacted at 416-392-7919 or councillor_perks@toronto.ca . For more information on COVID-19 and for the list of affected City services and daily updates, visit toronto.ca/Covid-19 (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=e9fb68c0e2&e=382fa4aa2e) . Events and News – April 02, 2020 edition: * Notice of Extended Temporary Closure – Heritage York * Urgent Streetcar Rail Repairs – Sunnyside Loop and along the Queensway

** Notice of Extended Temporary Closure – Heritage York ———————————————————— Published on Apr 02, 2020 04:23 pm Friends of Heritage York @ Lambton House/Tavern, To continue our efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Heritage York @ Lambton House/Tavern will EXTEND the temporary closure of Lambton House/Tavern. In keeping with the City of Toronto decision on its public spaces, we will remain closed to the public until the City reopens its cultural […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=66e6c23f33&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Urgent Streetcar Rail Repairs – Sunnyside Loop and along the Queensway ———————————————————— Published on Apr 02, 2020 04:10 pm Starting at 5 a.m. on Saturday, April 4, TTC track crews will be conducting urgent rail repairs along areas of the track on The Queensway and within the Sunnyside Loop, located at the intersection of The Queensway and Sunnyside Avenue. All work activities will be contained within the track area and will include minor breaking […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=5efba43ee7&e=382fa4aa2e)

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To help slow the rate of COVID-19 infection, the City of Toronto has cancelled programs and closed a number of facilities. The tentative date for services to resume is April 5. At this time, my constituency office hours will be postponed until further notice. My staff and I are working remotely and can be contacted at 416-392-7919 or councillor_perks@toronto.ca . For more information on COVID-19 and for the list of affected City services and daily updates, visit toronto.ca/Covid-19 (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=d42bfdaa46&e=382fa4aa2e) . Events and News – March 26, 2020 edition: * COVID-19 Questions and Answers * Deadline Extended on City Planning Extended – April 19, 2020 * Keele Station & High Park Station– Easier Access Project Update

** COVID-19 Questions and Answers ———————————————————— Published on Mar 26, 2020 05:58 pm Answers to some of the questions you have asked recently. I’m an essential worker and I’m also a parent without childcare now that schools and daycares were ordered to close. March Break has ended. I cannot report for work unless I have access to care for my children. The City of Toronto has received authorization […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=c7dc94a33d&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Deadline Extended on City Planning Extended – April 19, 2020 ———————————————————— Published on Mar 26, 2020 05:56 pm Please be advised that the deadline to respond to the City Planning survey of registered Community Associations on neighbourhood housing needs and growth has been extended to April 19. About this survey This survey of Toronto’s registered community associations will help better inform the City on neighbourhood perspectives on housing needs and residential growth, and help […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=f4e59b1b00&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Keele Station & High Park Station– Easier Access Project Update ———————————————————— Published on Mar 26, 2020 05:45 pm As part of the TTC’s commitment to provide accessible transit, construction is underway at Keele Station to install new elevators and reconstruct the bus roadway. The Keele Station bus loop will be closed for structure upgrades/improvements and buses will not enter the station for approximately six months. Keele Station is scheduled to become accessible at […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=43e461642a&e=382fa4aa2e)

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To help slow the rate of COVID-19 infection, the City of Toronto has cancelled programs and closed a number of facilities. The tentative date for services to resume is April 5. At this time, my constituency office hours will be postponed until further notice. My staff and I are working remotely and can be contacted at 416-392-7919 or councillor_perks@toronto.ca . For more information on COVID-19 and for the list of affected City services and daily updates, visit toronto.ca/Covid-19 (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=ee53449e0c&e=382fa4aa2e) . Events and News – March 19, 2020 edition: * TTC Notice – Rail Grinding on Roncesvalles Avenue * Notice of Intention to Designate 41 Wabash Avenue

** TTC Notice – Rail Grinding on Roncesvalles Avenue ———————————————————— Published on Mar 19, 2020 11:08 am As part of its streetcar track maintenance program and state of good repair, the TTC will be conducting rail grinding along sections of its streetcar network that have developed some rail roughness. Starting March 19 at 9:00 pm through to 5:00 a.m. on March 20, a crew will be active on Roncesvalles Avenue between Marmaduke […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=931d755039&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Notice of Intention to Designate 41 Wabash Avenue ———————————————————— Published on Mar 17, 2020 09:00 am NOTICE OF INTENTION TO DESIGNATE Take notice that Toronto City Council intends to designate the lands and building known municipally as 41 Wabash Avenue under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act. The property at 41 Wabash Avenue is worthy of designation under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act for […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=5baec20769&e=382fa4aa2e)

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Events and News – March 13, 2020 edition: * Pre-Construction Notices – Road Resurfacing in the Ward * Prescribed burn High Park and South Humber Park

** Pre-Construction Notices – Road Resurfacing in the Ward ———————————————————— Published on Mar 12, 2020 02:52 pm The City of Toronto is planning to replace damaged curbs and/or sidewalks and resurface several roads in the Ward. Inspection of the roads shows that they need repaving and sections of damaged curb and/or sidewalk need to be replaced to bring them to a state of good repair. This work is part of the Council-approved […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=63a403754a&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Prescribed burn High Park and South Humber Park ———————————————————— Published on Mar 12, 2020 01:14 pm Prescribed burns are part of The City’s long-term management plan to restore and protect Toronto’s rare black oak woodlands and savannahs. A prescribed burn is a deliberately set and carefully controlled fire that burns low to the ground and consumes dried leaves, small twigs and grass stems, but does not harm larger trees. City staff […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=7ad6d37685&e=382fa4aa2e)

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Events and News – March 05, 2020 edition: * PHP4 Climate Action Road Map to Environmental Action – April 6, 2020 * 1521 Queen St W Preliminary report at TEYCC – March 12, 2020 * King – Queen- The Queensway- Roncesvalles (KQQR) Intersection Update * Registration for City of Toronto’s summer camps and spring/summer recreation programs begins this weekend * Masaryk Cowan gymnasium will close for repairs – March 23 * Youth Paint Parkdale – March Break 2020 * LEAF is looking for Young Urban Forest Leaders * Swansea Town Hall Newsletter and Board Recruitment * Parkdale Seniors Information and Active Living Fair – March 12, 2020

** PHP4 Climate Action Road Map to Environmental Action – April 6, 2020 ———————————————————— Published on Mar 05, 2020 04:30 pm Join your elected representatives from all 3 levels of government and various Parkdale-High Park environmental groups on April 6, 2020 at 20 West Lodge (May Robinson Apartments Auditorium). We will work together to design a community action plan to address the climate crisis. Light refreshments will be available (please bring your own cups). Doors open […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=5e26c4be95&e=382fa4aa2e)

** 1521 Queen St W Preliminary report at TEYCC – March 12, 2020 ———————————————————— Published on Mar 05, 2020 04:29 pm The Preliminary Staff Report responding to the rezoning application of 1521 Queen Street West will be reviewed at Toronto and East York Community Council on Thursday, March 12th. gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=4021253bc0&e=382fa4aa2e The rezoning application proposes to amend the City’s Zoning By-laws with an eight-storey mixed-use building. Information on the application is available on-line at the City’s Application Information […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=6958e92a3c&e=382fa4aa2e)

** King – Queen- The Queensway- Roncesvalles (KQQR) Intersection Update ———————————————————— Published on Mar 05, 2020 04:11 pm A report will be presented at the Infrastructure and Environment Committee pertaining to the road reconstruction work that will be taking place at the King – Queen – The Queensway – Roncesvalles intersection in 2021: gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=4c58f5263e&e=382fa4aa2e This is the result of many years of work by the community. King – Queen- The Queensway- Roncesvalles Reconstruction: […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=0fb4b0364a&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Registration for City of Toronto’s summer camps and spring/summer recreation programs begins this weekend ———————————————————— Published on Mar 05, 2020 03:06 pm Initial registration for summer camps as well as spring and summer recreation programs begins on March 7 and continues until March 11. The City is Toronto’s largest provider of safe, fun and high-quality recreation programs for people of all ages, skill levels and interests, with more than one million recreation program hours offered annually. Summer […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=7afa8db0b5&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Masaryk Cowan gymnasium will close for repairs – March 23 ———————————————————— Published on Mar 05, 2020 03:00 pm As part of the State of Good Repair Project at Masaryk-Cowan Community Centre, the skylight over the Gymnasium is scheduled to be replaced. Construction work will start on March 23, 2020. The Gymnasium will be closed during the construction which is anticipated to be completed by the end of May, 2020. Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=1502dbb54a&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Youth Paint Parkdale – March Break 2020 ———————————————————— Published on Mar 05, 2020 02:40 pm Youth Paint Parkdale is a free visual arts learning program for local youth (14-19) during the March break. The program will run Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 20, 12-4pm. Participants will learn basic art, design and mural-making skills from professional artists, gaining the skill and confidence to participate in public art projects in their […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=a4d87e2a0f&e=382fa4aa2e)

** LEAF is looking for Young Urban Forest Leaders ———————————————————— Published on Mar 05, 2020 02:35 pm Calling all community leaders interested in helping Toronto’s urban forest! Are you passionate about helping trees thrive in your neighbourhood? Interested in having some help engaging the community in your tree initiative? LEAF is looking for community partners to collaborate with our Young Urban Forest Leaders (YUFL) program. YUFL participants will work closely with a community […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=ced874fe4a&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Swansea Town Hall Newsletter and Board Recruitment ———————————————————— Published on Mar 05, 2020 12:43 pm Swansea Town Hall is seeking enthusiastic individuals who want to help improve the community centre by serving on the Board of Management. ! Please follow these links for more information. Apply online through the City of Toronto or drop by the Town Hall to pick up an application package: LINK TO OUR >> Printable Application and […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=4dab21fa54&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Parkdale Seniors Information and Active Living Fair – March 12, 2020 ———————————————————— Published on Mar 05, 2020 12:00 pm Parkdale Golden Age Foundation is hosting a Parkdale Seniors Information and Active Living Fair. This is on March 12, 2020 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at Masaryk-Cowan Community Centre (220 Cowan Ave.). There will be mini presentations on preparing for tax season, protection from fraud and coping with Alzheimer’s. Blood pressure and hearing screening […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=690678ae37&e=382fa4aa2e)

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Events and News – February 27, 2020 edition: * Queen Street West Planning Study Report at TEYCC – March 12, 2020 * Funding Opportunity – High Park-Western Beaches – Deadline March 31, 2020 * Seniors’ Housing Forum – March 11, 2020 * Upcoming Friends of High Park Zoo events * Applications Open for Parkdale BIA ‘Community Festival and Event fund’ * March Events at Lambton House – Heritage Talk & Spring Equinox * 1375 Queen Street West Presentation * 1488 Queen Street West Presentation

** Queen Street West Planning Study Report at TEYCC – March 12, 2020 ———————————————————— Published on Feb 27, 2020 04:37 pm City Planning have concluded the Planning Study of Queen St. West between Roncesvalles Avenue and Bathurst Street and will be submitting a report to Toronto and East York Community Council on March 12, 2020. This Staff report summarizes the study, and proposed to amend the Official Plan by adopting ‘Site and Area Specific Policy 566’ […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=23acf2333e&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Funding Opportunity – High Park-Western Beaches – Deadline March 31, 2020 ———————————————————— Published on Feb 27, 2020 03:10 pm Are you a REGISTERED CHARITY, NOT-FOR-PROFIT GROUP OR INDIVIDUAL hosting free activities in support of social, environmental and recreation initiatives in High Park and Western Beaches that needs funding? Grants up to $3,000 are available to support Parks, Forestry and Recreation (PFR) objectives of environmental stewardship, promote activity, social well-being and/or other as outlined in […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=3aea7abd87&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Seniors’ Housing Forum – March 11, 2020 ———————————————————— Published on Feb 27, 2020 02:46 pm Join Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 10 am – 3 pm at CSI (192 Spadina Ave) for a forum to engage senior tenants on topics including eviction prevention, aging in place, human rights in housing, accommodations for disability, and housing laws generally. Register at seniorhousingforum.eventbrite.ca . Contact Carly […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=632061d3de&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Upcoming Friends of High Park Zoo events ———————————————————— Published on Feb 27, 2020 01:53 pm March 28 This Earth Hour, connect with the Earth and your community. Come together and join the Friends of High Park Zoo & Green 13 for a walk through the High Park Zoo. Meet up at the Grenadier Restaurant at 8pm. March 29 Magic-a-Roo & a Bite for the Zoo. Raffle & Snacks from 1-3pm. […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=60b025c7a0&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Applications Open for Parkdale BIA ‘Community Festival and Event fund’ ———————————————————— Published on Feb 27, 2020 01:41 pm The BIA has opened its ‘Community Festival & Event fund’ which supports local events by providing funding, access to event equipment, helping navigate city application processes or permits. If you have a local activity or event within the BIA that you would like to submit, please read the Request for Funding Guideline Form & email […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=ee2a650e14&e=382fa4aa2e)

** March Events at Lambton House – Heritage Talk & Spring Equinox ———————————————————— Published on Feb 27, 2020 01:24 pm March 12 French-on-French-on-French Heritage Talk @ Lambton House (Free) “It’s a laughable day in the neighbourhood …” Hear Margot French take us through her eponymous neighbourhood just up the hill from Lambton House and under the railway tracks to French Avenue. A retired medical laboratory scientist and educator, now artist, Margot will share her light-hearted […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=1ecddf6bf4&e=382fa4aa2e)

** 1375 Queen Street West Presentation ———————————————————— Published on Feb 27, 2020 11:27 am Background Skale Developments held a pre-application meeting on February 25, 2020. Their proposed plans are for an 8-storey rental building at 1375 Queen Street West. Currently, the site is a vacant lot located on the south east corner of Queen and Close. Please see below for the developer’s presentation at their pre-application meeting. To provide any […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=cb20b27fe2&e=382fa4aa2e)

** 1488 Queen Street West Presentation ———————————————————— Published on Feb 25, 2020 01:50 pm Background The owners of the property at 1488 Queen Street West are looking to redevelop this property. Their proposal is to add a 6-storey building with residential units and ground-floor retail. Please see below for the presentation by the developer at their pre-application meeting on February 20, 2020 To provide any comments on this development […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=2182ed8ea1&e=382fa4aa2e)

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Events and News – February 20, 2020 edition: * Volunteer Opportunity: “Clearing the Air on Idling” – Greenest City * Seedy Saturday at Parkdale – February 29, 2020

** Volunteer Opportunity: “Clearing the Air on Idling” – Greenest City ———————————————————— Published on Feb 18, 2020 11:58 am Are you passionate about tackling climate change? Are you interested in learning how to engage with the public when addressing issues like these? Get involved! Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=8ebc9de93c&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Seedy Saturday at Parkdale – February 29, 2020 ———————————————————— Published on Feb 18, 2020 11:46 am Demonstrations, Vendors, Seed Exchange, Local Food, Live Music & More! Seedy Saturday is an internationally recognized, locally organized event to resist the large mega companies ‘ownership’ of seeds and reclaim the rights and responsibilities to save, share and plant seeds for food and medicine. Volunteer opportunity: Any time from 9:30 – 5:30, to help with […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=cfa12ce53c&e=382fa4aa2e)

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Events and News – February 13, 2020 edition: * Public Consultation on the West Toronto Railpath Extension * Pre-application meeting for 1375 Queen Street West Development * Runnymede Hospital Meeting Notice – February 21 * Status on the Charles G. Williams Park Improvements * Sundays @ Lambton House – February 16, 2020 * Free tax clinic at Runnymede Health Centre open to community * Parkside Drive – Upcoming Lane Closure * Survey on Draft Recommendations on Existing Dogs Off-Leash Areas

** Public Consultation on the West Toronto Railpath Extension ———————————————————— Published on Feb 13, 2020 03:39 pm The City of Toronto has finalized the design details for extending the West Toronto Railpath multi-use trail south from Dundas Street West at Sterling Road to Abell Street at Sudbury Street. Join us to review the final design elements (i.e. bridges, landscaping, community connections) and learn more about the project and timelines. Further details below […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=f2e29b6e2f&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Pre-application meeting for 1375 Queen Street West Development ———————————————————— Published on Feb 13, 2020 03:27 pm Skale Developments is holding a public consultation meeting where you can learn more about their proposed plans for an 8-storey rental building at 1375 Queen Street West. Currently, the site is a vacant lot located on the south east corner of Queen and Close. Further details will be available at the community meeting. Councillor Perks […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=9e784d755b&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Runnymede Hospital Meeting Notice – February 21 ———————————————————— Published on Feb 13, 2020 02:58 pm The Ministry of Long-Term Care (MLTC) is looking to hear public opinion on Runnymede Healthcare Centre’s proposal for a new 200-bed long-term care home on their property at 625 Runnymede Road. It is important to note that this is not part of the discussion currently underway with the City on the proposed building to accommodate […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=708e9779a7&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Status on the Charles G. Williams Park Improvements ———————————————————— Published on Feb 13, 2020 02:31 pm The City of Toronto is undertaking work to improve Charles G Williams Park. This work will include installing a new playground and splash pad. In December, we held a meeting to collect community feedback and suggestions for the park redesign. Parks staff and the consultant shared different options for the new playground and splash pad […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=4bd13a845d&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Sundays @ Lambton House – February 16, 2020 ———————————————————— Published on Feb 13, 2020 02:28 pm Rosemary Sadlier OOnt will be at Lambton House on Sunday, February 16, as part of Black History Month celebration. Doors open at 12:30 and the talk will start at 2 pm. Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=97c863d4fb&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Free tax clinic at Runnymede Health Centre open to community ———————————————————— Published on Feb 11, 2020 01:00 pm The Runnymede Healthcare Centre is hosting a free tax clinic. Volunteers registered with the Canada Revenue Agency will be helping patients and community members prepare personal tax returns, at no charge on Saturday March 7, 14, and 21 from 11 am – 1 pm. To book at an appointment or for more information call, 416-762-7316 […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=c5233bfd42&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Parkside Drive – Upcoming Lane Closure ———————————————————— Published on Feb 11, 2020 11:42 am Metrolinx will be working on the bridge at Parkside Drive and lane closures will be in effect. Lanes will be closed directly under the Parkside Drive rail bridge. • February 15-16, 2020, the NORTHBOUND lanes on Parkside Drive will be closed. Only southbound traffic will be allowed to pass. • February 23-34, 2020, the NORTHBOUND […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=4e901046f1&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Survey on Draft Recommendations on Existing Dogs Off-Leash Areas ———————————————————— Published on Feb 11, 2020 10:39 am With the number of people and dogs in Toronto growing, the use of dogs off-leash areas (OLAs) continues to increase. The Parks & Recreation Facilities Master Plan (2017) recommended the City develop criteria for improving existing dogs off-leash areas. This survey is part of the City-Wide Study of Existing Dogs Off-Leash Areas. The goals of the study […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=02309e4f11&e=382fa4aa2e)

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The City of Toronto has finalized the design details for extending the West Toronto Railpath multi-use trail south from Dundas Street West at Sterling Road to Abell Street at Sudbury Street.

The future Railpath Extension is planned to be a wonderful multi-use trail linking communities for active transportation, recreation, public art and fun.

You’re Invited to the next Public Consultation Event

Join us to review the final design elements (i.e. bridges, landscaping, community connections) and learn more about the project and timelines. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss one-on-one with the project team.

Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time: 7 p.m. Presentation; Drop in between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.
Location: Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), 158 Sterling Road

We are expecting a large turnout. Pre-register so you don’t have to sign in at the event. Move to the front of the registration line and help us better plan for the event.

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Events and News – February 06, 2020 edition: * Pre-Application Meeting for 1488 Queen Street West – February 20, 2020 * Family Day fun at Sorauren Park * Colborne Lodge Drive closed the week of February 10th * Sidewalk Snow Clearing Trial * 2020 Budget Town Hall – Presentation

** Pre-Application Meeting for 1488 Queen Street West – February 20, 2020 ———————————————————— Published on Feb 06, 2020 04:01 pm The owners of the property at 1488 Queen Street West are looking to redevelop this property. Their proposal is to add a 6-storey building with residential units and ground-floor retail. The owners are hosting a pre-application Community Meeting on February 20, 2020 at 20 West Lodge Ave, 6:30-8:30pm. Councillor Perks and City Planning Staff will […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=2c79415f6b&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Family Day fun at Sorauren Park ———————————————————— Published on Feb 06, 2020 03:07 pm Monday, Feb. 17, 2 to 7 pm, Fieldhouse & Town Square The Friends of Sorauren Park and the Sorauren Farmers’ Market are joining forces to make Family Day extra special at the park this year. Activities start at 2 pm, with the Market starting at 3 pm as always in the Fieldhouse. All-ages ball hockey […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=cf15dccea6&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Colborne Lodge Drive closed the week of February 10th ———————————————————— Published on Feb 06, 2020 02:39 pm Due to the reconstruction of the Colborne Lodge staircase at High Park, Colborne Lodge Drive will be closed, in both directions, from West Road to the Queensway, the week of February 10th. The stairs will be converted from the existing wooden staircase to a new metal staircase. Signs will be posted throughout the park regarding […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=f497b3e8fa&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Sidewalk Snow Clearing Trial ———————————————————— Published on Feb 06, 2020 12:48 pm This winter, Transportation Services will begin a trial that will mechanically clear sidewalks of snow and ice in some areas where this service is currently not provided by the City. The trial will evaluate new, smaller equipment, which will be tested in areas of the city with a high number of households enrolled in a […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=9b89b4f5f1&e=382fa4aa2e)

** 2020 Budget Town Hall – Presentation ———————————————————— Published on Feb 06, 2020 05:06 am Following is the digital copy of the presentation at Councillor Perk’s Town Hall on the City’s 2020 Budget. Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=9601d5ad7a&e=382fa4aa2e)

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