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In the November 16, 2017 edition:

Councillor Gord Perks interview with Metro Morning on new developments and affordable housing – November 15, 2017

Published on Nov 15, 2017 11:59 am      
Councillor Gord Perks interview with Metro Morning’s Matt Galloway on new developments and affordable housing. www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/metro-morning/segment/14814496
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Councillor Gord Perks regarding 1182 & 1221 King Street West at Toronto-East York Community Council

Published on Nov 15, 2017 11:51 am      
November 14, 2017 – Councillor Gord Perks regarding 1182 & 1221 King Street West Development at Toronto-East York Community Council
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Reminder: Community Meeting: Development Application at 2720 Dundas St. West – Nov 21, 2017

Published on Nov 15, 2017 11:36 am      
The developer of 2720 Dundas St West has applied to the City of Toronto for a Zoning By-law Amendment to build a 12-storey mixed-use building with 15,035 square metres of floor area containing 173 dwelling units, a below grade parking lot with 93 parking spaces and additional bicycle parking on the ground floor. Please see […]
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In the November 16, 2017 edition:

Councillor Gord Perks interview with Metro Morning on new developments and affordable housing – November 15, 2017

Published on Nov 15, 2017 11:59 am      
Councillor Gord Perks interview with Metro Morning’s Matt Galloway on new developments and affordable housing. www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/metro-morning/segment/14814496
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Councillor Gord Perks regarding 1182 & 1221 King Street West at Toronto-East York Community Council

Published on Nov 15, 2017 11:51 am      
November 14, 2017 – Councillor Gord Perks regarding 1182 & 1221 King Street West Development at Toronto-East York Community Council
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Reminder: Community Meeting: Development Application at 2720 Dundas St. West – Nov 21, 2017

Published on Nov 15, 2017 11:36 am      
The developer of 2720 Dundas St West has applied to the City of Toronto for a Zoning By-law Amendment to build a 12-storey mixed-use building with 15,035 square metres of floor area containing 173 dwelling units, a below grade parking lot with 93 parking spaces and additional bicycle parking on the ground floor. Please see […]
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In the November 09, 2017 edition:

57 Brock Avenue Update

Published on Nov 09, 2017 05:10 pm      
The developer of 57 Brock Avenue, Brock Seaforth Inc., have submitted a Settlement Proposal to the city. City Legal and City Planning have accepted this settlement proposal by submitting a Staff Report to the November 7-9th City Council Meeting. The item is available online at :http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2017.CC34.12 This settlement agreement will be heard prior to the OMB prehearing that […]
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Pia Bouman’s 32nd Nutcracker – December 15th -17th, 2017

Published on Nov 09, 2017 04:52 pm      
Pia Bouman’s 32nd Nutcracker Presenter: Pia Bouman’s School for Ballet and Creative Movement Grab your friends and family and join us for a magical performance of the classic ballet, the Nutcracker. In its 32nd year, the production by the Pia Bouman School for Ballet has become an annual holiday tradition for many in Parkdale and […]
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Join the conversation – Help re-name Toronto’s homelessness system

Published on Nov 09, 2017 03:42 pm      
Help re-name Toronto’s homelessness system! Council recently adopted a review (bit.ly/2o1r0Rj) of how the City locates homeless shelters making it clear that the conversation about homelessness services has to change. To do that, homeless shelters—programs, service delivery models, and building designs—all need to be transformed. This is underway now to emphasize that services exist to support […]
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Toronto Animal Services cat adoption event this weekend (All cats are $25) – November 10th – 12th, 2017

Published on Nov 09, 2017 12:21 pm      
Are you coming over this weekend? From Friday to Sunday, (November 10 to 12) all cats are $25 plus taxes and licence. At all our shelters plus PetSmart at 835 Eglinton Ave W. Go to toronto.ca/adoptapet to view available cats!
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High Park Stewards | High Park Buckthorn Busting – Sunday, November 12 (and 26)

Published on Nov 09, 2017 12:03 pm      
Sunday, November 12 and 26, 2017, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Grenadier Restaurant, Colborne Lodge Drive and Centre Road, Toronto, ON Help the High Park Stewards remove buckthorn, one of the worst invasive species in High Park. Buckthorn removal is a popular activity for anyone who likes being outdoors and finds satisfaction in restoring the […]
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Community Meeting: Development Application at 2720 Dundas St. West – Nov 21, 2017

Published on Nov 03, 2017 03:23 pm      
The developer of 2720 Dundas St West has applied to the City of Toronto for a Zoning By-law Amendment to build a 12-storey mixed-use building with 15,035 square metres of floor area containing 173 dwelling units, a below grade parking lot with 93 parking spaces and additional bicycle parking on the ground floor. Please see […]
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In the November 03, 2017 edition:

StreetArt Toronto Information Session – Save the Date

Published on Nov 03, 2017 02:20 pm      
The City of Toronto StreetARToronto (StART) program is embarking on its 7th year! StART will be holding 4 information sessions that highlightg what to expect for 2018 programs (updated guidelines, deadlines, etc). RSVP ( requested but not required) to the information session. Save the Date! Downtown – Nov 16 – StART Info Session & Gallery […]
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King Street Pilot Project

Published on Nov 03, 2017 12:39 pm      
Earlier this year, our plan for a bold move on King Street was approved by City Council. Work on The King Street Transit Pilot has progressed rapidly since, and the pilot will be launching on November 12. King Street is the busiest surface transit route in the entire City, carrying more than 65,000 riders on a […]
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Home Energy Loan Program (HELP)

Published on Nov 03, 2017 12:20 pm      
Stay Warm This Winter for Less Tired of a cold, drafty home and high energy bills – HELP is here! Through the City of Toronto’s Home Energy Loan Program (HELP), you can get a low-interest loan to cover the cost of a new high-efficiency furnace, new windows, doors, insulation and more. And if you want […]
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City Planning Rail and Land Use study – consultation events

Published on Nov 03, 2017 11:21 am      
The City Planning Division is conducting a Land Use Study to develop a series of rail corridor typologies that are intended to inform the creation of a set of guidelines that will assist City Planning staff in the review of development applications on lands that are adjacent to rail corridors and yards. The study […]
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Toronto’s Live Green Perks program supports eco-friendly shopping and local businesses

Published on Oct 31, 2017 04:45 pm      
News Release October 31, 2017 Toronto’s Live Green Perks program supports eco-friendly shopping and local businesses The City of Toronto’s Live Green Toronto has upgraded the Live Green Card to a new app-based rewards program called Live Green Perks that offers members exclusive access to discounts and deals at local businesses, and […]
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Free Lecture: EATING WELL IN THE CITY | Joshna Maharaj – Land, Food, and the Urban Commons – Nov 2 7PM

Published on Oct 31, 2017 12:21 pm      
This free two-part public lecture series will provide an opportunity for local residents, students, and special guest to think together about the complex realities of land and food in the urban context. This public lecture series is being run concurrently with a course through Trinity College called, Taste and See: A Theology of Food, taught […]
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Pre-Application Meeting 2639 Dundas St W., current site of Active Green and Ross

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Gairloch Developments, the owner of 2639 Dundas Street West, the current site of Active Green and Ross, will be holding a pre-application meeting to discuss their proposed plans for this site.

The proposal includes an 8-storey mid-rise building fronting Dundas Street West. Proposed are 93 residential units and 52 parking spaces in an underground parking garage.


Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Place: 3rd Floor Staff Room
Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School
1515 Bloor St W (Bloor St W and Dundas St W)

Both Councillor Perks and City Planning Staff will be in attendance.

If you are unable to attend the meeting and are interested in providing comment and/or receiving more detailed information, please email Councillor Perks office at councillor_perks@toronto.ca.

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Pre-Application Meeting 2639 Dundas St W., current site of Active Green and Ross

Please share this information with your neighbours

Gairloch Developments, the owner of 2639 Dundas Street West, the current site of Active Green and Ross, will be holding a pre-application meeting to discuss their proposed plans for this site.

The proposal includes an 8-storey mid-rise building fronting Dundas Street West. Proposed are 93 residential units and 52 parking spaces in an underground parking garage.


Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Place: 3rd Floor Staff Room
Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School
1515 Bloor St W (Bloor St W and Dundas St W)

Both Councillor Perks and City Planning Staff will be in attendance.

If you are unable to attend the meeting and are interested in providing comment and/or receiving more detailed information, please email Councillor Perks office at councillor_perks@toronto.ca.

Councillor Gord Perks Office
Ward 14, Parkdale High-Park
100 Queen Street West, Suite A14
Toronto, ON M5H 2N2
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In the October 27, 2017 edition:

Masaryk Pumpkin Parade – November 1st , 6PM to 8PM

Published on Oct 26, 2017 04:57 pm      
“Come show off your pumpkin at the Masaryk Park Pumpkin Parade. Starts at Dusk! FREE Hot Chocolate!!” Facebook Event Page
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Sorauren Pumpkin Parade – Wednesday, November 1st at Dusk

Published on Oct 25, 2017 02:48 pm      
“Every Nov. 1, the day after Halloween, the world-famous Pumpkin Parade takes place at Sorauren Park. With close to 2,000 pumpkins on display in recent years, the Parade is a neighbourhood and even regional highlight of the season. From witches and cats, to politicians and world events, the artful jack-o-lanterns represent the spirit of Halloween […]
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Pre-Application Meeting – 2639 Dundas St W, current site of Active Green and Ross | November 2, 2017

Published on Oct 25, 2017 12:20 pm      
Please share this information with your neighbours Gairloch Developments, the owner of 2639 Dundas Street West, the current site of Active Green and Ross, will be holding a pre-application meeting to discuss their proposed plans for this site. The proposal includes an 8-storey mid-rise building fronting Dundas Street West. Proposed are 93 residential units […]
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Fall Safety Campaign – Please Slow Down

Published on Oct 25, 2017 11:38 am      
The City is pleased to launch their “Please Slow Down” Safety Campaign. The program will provide high visibility signs to residents who may want to install them on their own boulevard to help remind road users to drive carefully as they travel in residential areas. In support of the Vision Zero Safety Plan emphasis […]
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In the October 19, 2017 edition:

A Message from Councillor Perks about the King Street West and Cowan Avenue Intersection

Published on Oct 19, 2017 06:55 pm      
Dear Friend, The loss of David Delos Santos in a horrible collision at King and Close has hit us all hard. It has reminded us that we as a City have to do better. I wanted to tell you about a few things that are happening and let you know how to bring your ideas […]
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Budapest Park (1801 Lake Shore Blvd. W.) Maintenance Work – Starting October 18

Published on Oct 19, 2017 06:51 pm      
The City of Toronto will be undertaking maintenance work on a portion of the Sunnyside Boardwalk and the overflow channel located on the south and east sides of 1801 Lake Shore Boulevard West (a portion of Budapest Park). The overflow channel was created for the overflow of water from the lake. Due to heavy rain […]
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Community Meeting: 1182-1221 King St. W. Rezoning Application – Wednesday November 1st, 2017

Published on Oct 19, 2017 06:29 pm      
Please share with your neighbours Friends, City Planning will be submitting their Final Report on the 1182-1221 King St. W. Rezoning Application to the November 14th meeting of Toronto and East York Community Council (TEYCC). Councillor Perks is holding a Community Meeting to review the developer’s revisions to the original application […]
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Tibet Kitchen

Published on Oct 16, 2017 03:25 pm      
Dear Friends, Thank you for taking the time to let me know that you support the Tibet Kitchen. Like you, I desperately want this business, which adds so much to our neighbourhood, to succeed. When the owner of Tibet Kitchen contacted my office about a month ago, my staff and I immediately got […]
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Council Highlights – October 2-4, 2017

Published on Oct 16, 2017 02:58 pm      
Creating new affordable rental housing Council authorized financial incentives for the construction of 600 new affordable rental homes on provincial lands at 27 Grosvenor/26 Grenville Streets and in the West Don Lands. The City incentives include exemptions from development-related charges as well as from municipal taxation. In a separate action, Council authorized capital funding and […]
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Sorauren Sport Field closed for maintenance

Published on Oct 13, 2017 12:23 pm      
Parks Forestry and Recreation Staff have advised that the Sorauren sport field has been fenced off for maintenance and rejuvenation. The field will not be re-opened until the start of the permit season., Spring 2018.
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In the October 12, 2017 edition:

57 Brock Ave Community Meeting

Published on Oct 12, 2017 11:13 am      
The developer of 57 Brock Avenue, Brock Seaforth Inc., is submitting a settlement proposal to Toronto City Council which will be considered on November 7, 2017. The settlement proposal makes revisions to the original application to amend both the Official Plan and the Zoning By-law to allow for a seven-storey residential building with two levels […]
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Toast to Autumn

Published on Oct 12, 2017 10:45 am      
The 7th Annual Toast to Autumn Festival brings an array of talented live bands, giveaways, food and drink vendors, arts and craft vendors, family activities and more to our neighbourhood on October 22nd! Come out to the Lithuanian House at 1573 Bloor St W to join in the fun. Admission is free! Find more information at www.toasttoautumn.com
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In the October 05, 2017 edition:

Pumpkin Sale Fundraiser

Published on Oct 05, 2017 10:45 am      
Friends of Sorauren Park is holding its annual Pumpkin Sale Fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 21, 9 a.m. – 12 pm on the Sorauren Town Square. Purchase your pumpkin at the park! 100% of proceeds go to support Friends of Sorauren Park and free park programming.
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2280 Dundas St W (Loblaws Site) 2nd Public Meeting

Published on Oct 03, 2017 03:12 pm      
Friends, Choice Properties is hosting a second Open House to share their preliminary concepts and plans for the site at 2280 Dundas Street West, current site of Loblaws and LCBO. Councillor Perks and City Planning staff will be in attendance to receive your feedback and provide information on the City Planning process. The Open House […]
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Queen St W Restaurant Study Survey

Published on Oct 03, 2017 01:33 pm      
In 2013 Toronto City Council passed a By-law to limit the concentration of restaurants located on Queen Street West between Dufferin Street and Roncesvalles Avenue. The purpose of this By-law was to alleviate some of the issues created by restaurants which morph into late night drinking establishments including: excessive noise, public drunkenness, crowded sidewalks, garbage, […]
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Bonnie Briggs Condolences

Published on Oct 03, 2017 11:36 am      
Friends, I’d like to pass along the message contained within today’s City Council condolences for the passing of Bonnie Briggs, The Mayor and Members of Toronto City Council are saddened by the recent passing of Bonnie Briggs, a Parkdale resident who fought tirelessly to improve housing in our City. Having experienced homelessness herself, Bonnie knew […]
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