Ward 4 and City of Toronto News

In the October 03, 2019 edition: * Climate Action Grant Reminder * City of Toronto: Recipe for Community Working Group * Parkdale People’s Economy: Parkdale Neighbourhood Planning Table * TTC 5-Year Plan and 10-Year Outlook – Survey * Baby Point Halloween Pumpkin Spooktacular * Runnymede Healthcare Centre Community Meeting Recap * Updated Toronto Noise Bylaw Comes into Effect Today * Nuit Blanche – Planning Ahead and Getting Around * Climate Actions and Priorities Public Meeting * Heritage Grant Program 2019 * New Wheelchair Accessible Swing at Budapest Park * Fall is a Great Time to Plant

** Climate Action Grant Reminder ———————————————————— Published on Oct 03, 2019 04:07 pm A reminder that the City is launching grants to support climate action projects at the neighbourhood level. Grants of up to $7,500 per project are available for resident-led projects in the City’s Neighbourhood Improvement Areas, which includes South Parkdale. Eligible projects are those that directly contribute to emission reduction and/or projects that include a climate […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=10927ca108&e=382fa4aa2e)

** City of Toronto: Recipe for Community Working Group ———————————————————— Published on Oct 03, 2019 04:02 pm Join the City of Toronto’s Recipe for Community Working Group, a space to facilitate resident leadership in the planning, delivery and evaluation of resident-inspired and resident-led projects and activities that strengthen community belonging and pride, and to build community skills and capacity. The table provides residents with an opportunity to submit project proposals directly to […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=aaf9c8b71c&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Parkdale People’s Economy: Parkdale Neighbourhood Planning Table ———————————————————— Published on Oct 03, 2019 04:01 pm Join the South Parkdale Neighbourhood Planning Table, a place-based planning approach that involves residents, community agencies, and City staff to identify local priorities, create solutions, and build partnerships to advance the Parkdale Community Planning Study! Please contact Mercedes Sharpe Zayas (mzayas@parc.on.ca) to RSVP and access meeting materials. Date: Wednesday, October 9th Time: 2PM-5PM Location: Parkdale Library (1303 Queen St W, Basement) Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=d820cf9891&e=382fa4aa2e)

** TTC 5-Year Plan and 10-Year Outlook – Survey ———————————————————— Published on Oct 03, 2019 11:08 am The TTC has embarked on the development of a 5-Year Service Plan and 10-Year Outlook that will serve as the blue print for improvements to surface transit that will be delivered between 2020-2024. After extensive technical work and public feedback, a draft Plan is available for a final round of public consultation. Additional details on […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=8250a77da4&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Baby Point Halloween Pumpkin Spooktacular ———————————————————— Published on Oct 03, 2019 10:56 am The merchants of Baby Point Gates are hosting a family-friendly fall event on Oct. 26, including a sidewalk sale, and themed food & beverage. Costume attire welcome. Free carving pumpkins. Spooky selfie corner at Jane & Annette. Location and Venue: Baby Point Gates B.I.A. area, 777 Annette St. Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=2e97327d0b&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Runnymede Healthcare Centre Community Meeting Recap ———————————————————— Published on Oct 03, 2019 10:50 am A community meeting was held on Tuesday October 1st to discuss the Runnymede Healthcare Centre Long-Term Care Expansion. Concerns were heard about the height and massing of the proposal, its effect on parking and traffic for the nearby area, and the effects that construction will have on the neighbourhood. We also heard that the institute […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=3e72a9c813&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Updated Toronto Noise Bylaw Comes into Effect Today ———————————————————— Published on Oct 01, 2019 11:34 am An enhanced City of Toronto Noise Bylaw takes effect today. Toronto City Council approved the noise bylaw amendments in April 2019 to make it easier to understand and enforce noise complaints. This updated bylaw is now in place. As part of the bylaw enhancements, the City’s Municipal Licensing & Standards (MLS) division has introduced a […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=3e1ffcbc46&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Nuit Blanche – Planning Ahead and Getting Around ———————————————————— Published on Oct 01, 2019 11:09 am The 14th annual Nuit Blanche Toronto will fill the city’s streets with nearly 90 contemporary art projects created by more than 300 artists starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 5. Details about the Nuit Blanche Toronto program are available online at gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=3a1cddfa42&e=382fa4aa2e. Navigating the Art by Neighbourhood Following a successful expansion outside the […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=8e551dfd69&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Climate Actions and Priorities Public Meeting ———————————————————— Published on Sep 30, 2019 01:14 pm The City of Toronto is inviting residents to share their ideas on actions and priorities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Toronto. Input from residents will help to inform the 2021 to 2023 implementation plan for the City’s TransformTO climate action strategy. The plan will be presented to Council in the spring of 2020. Four […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=dde8897f1e&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Heritage Grant Program 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Sep 27, 2019 12:47 pm Heritage Grant 2019 Program: Not-for-Profit Organizations Toronto’s inaugural Not-for-Profit Recognition Day on October 2, 2019 celebrates the important contribution that non-profit community organizations make to our city and communities. Not-for-profit organizations that own or operate out of heritage house-form buildings designated under Part IV or Part V of the Ontario Heritage Act are encouraged to apply […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=b066bc300f&e=382fa4aa2e)

** New Wheelchair Accessible Swing at Budapest Park ———————————————————— Published on Sep 27, 2019 11:16 am We are happy to announce that the City’s first wheelchair accessible swing has been installed at Budapest Park! Go out and enjoy it today! Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=00fd7f8d0d&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Fall is a Great Time to Plant ———————————————————— Published on Sep 27, 2019 10:21 am Fall is a Great Time to Plant Did you know that fall is a great time to plant? Temperatures are cooler and trees are beginning to go into dormancy for winter. When trees are dormant, they experience less transplant shock and settle nicely into their new homes! Local non-profit LEAF is planting native trees and […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=112ffd1492&e=382fa4aa2e)

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