Ward 4 and City of Toronto News

In the April 04, 2019 edition: * City of Toronto Retail Main Streets Survey * Upcoming Housing Rights Workshop with CERA – April 11th, 2019 * Runnymede Healthcare Centre Community Meeting – April 25, 2019 * Annette Street Public Library – Upcoming Events * Join the High Park Stewards for a walking tour of Restoration and Prescribed Burn sites in High Park – April 19, 2019 * Community Environment Day – April 27, 2019 and Compost Days * Anishinaabe Inaakonigewin: Indigenous Governance, Laws and Lifeways – April 8, 2019 * ENAGB – Indigenous Language Program for Families with Young Children * E-Waste Collection at Jane/Dundas Library – April 6, 2019 * HousingTO 2020-2030 Action Plan – Public Consultation Meetings * Reminder: Call for Volunteers- Spring into Parkdale 2019 * Plan your route to see the High Park Cherry Blossoms – Vehicles will not be permitted

** City of Toronto Retail Main Streets Survey ———————————————————— Published on Apr 04, 2019 03:11 pm The City of Toronto has launched a study of the current state and future of Toronto’s retail main streets. The first phase of this work is an online survey of residents and businesses. Resident Survey Business Survey The survey will give the City a deeper understanding of the current economic, policy and regulatory environment […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=502f7b850a&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Upcoming Housing Rights Workshop with CERA – April 11th, 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Apr 04, 2019 10:22 am Members of the Parkdale People’s Economy Affordable Housing Working Group is organizing a workshop with CERA on housing rights. Topics will include: * Advocating for disability-related accommodations in housing; * Eviction prevention strategies; * Addressing discrimination and harassment; * Ontario’s new Standard Lease; * Impacts of The Rental Fairness Act (2017); * Impacts of housing […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=22ed736c9b&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Runnymede Healthcare Centre Community Meeting – April 25, 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Apr 03, 2019 04:07 pm Runnymede Healthcare Centre is having a Community Meeting to discuss a proposal to build a 200-bed long-term care home adjacent to their existing facility. Come out, see what they are proposing, and take part in the discussion. Thursday, April 25 6:30pm-8:00pm Swansea Town Hall, Rousseau Room 95 Lavinia Ave Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=ff1b614e69&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Annette Street Public Library – Upcoming Events ———————————————————— Published on Apr 03, 2019 02:54 pm Monday, April 15, 1 pm – Celebrate Poetry Month with Glen Downie Glen Downie won the Toronto Book Award for his verse poetry collection Loyalty Management. He has also published prose poems (Local news, Left for Right), found poems (Monkey Soap) and a collection of prose poems and found images (Democratic Beauties). He labours under […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=8e08dc1dba&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Join the High Park Stewards for a walking tour of Restoration and Prescribed Burn sites in High Park – April 19, 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Apr 03, 2019 01:28 pm On April 14 at 10:30 am join High Park Stewards for a walking tour of our Restoration sites and a discussion of prescribed burns as a habitat management tool led by Jaclyn Scobie, Park Program Officer, Urban Forestry. Meet in front of the Grenadier Restaurant (200 Parkside Drive). Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=5b5eabe860&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Community Environment Day – April 27, 2019 and Compost Days ———————————————————— Published on Apr 02, 2019 04:18 pm The City’s annual Community Environment Day is back! It will be held on Saturday, April 27th, 2019, from 10am – 2pm at Sir Casmir Gzowski Park (1751 Lake Shore Blvd. W.) There will also be 3 compost days in our ward, where free leaf compost will be available from 10:00 am, while supplies last. April […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=df0f90897f&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Anishinaabe Inaakonigewin: Indigenous Governance, Laws and Lifeways – April 8, 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Apr 02, 2019 03:53 pm How might Indigenous governance systems contribute to changing our relationships with each other and to the land and waters? Join us for an evening of learning and conversations featuring Indigenous knowledge keepers on Indigenous Law and knowledge systems, including Lee Maracle, Dawnis Kennedy, Sylvia Plain, Valarie Waboose, and others, on Indigenous governance in the city, […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=298bac4866&e=382fa4aa2e)

** ENAGB – Indigenous Language Program for Families with Young Children ———————————————————— Published on Apr 02, 2019 03:01 pm From January to December 2019, Toronto Public Library is hosting ENAGB Indigenous language classes at four branches (Danforth/Coxwell, Gerrard/Ashdale, Malvern and Mount Dennis). These classes, specifically structured to provide support to all families who are expecting or have children under six years of age, have been designed and are being delivered by the Native Canadian […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=7c63895177&e=382fa4aa2e)

** E-Waste Collection at Jane/Dundas Library – April 6, 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Apr 01, 2019 03:05 pm On Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 11am – 3pm, you can dispose your electronic waste outside Jane/Dundas Public Library – 620 Jane Street. Find the list of accepted items here. Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=b30655c98f&e=382fa4aa2e)

** HousingTO 2020-2030 Action Plan – Public Consultation Meetings ———————————————————— Published on Apr 01, 2019 02:42 pm Share your ideas with us at an upcoming public meeting and help us find the right solutions for housing Toronto! Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=dcffa23fed&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Reminder: Call for Volunteers- Spring into Parkdale 2019 ———————————————————— Published on Apr 01, 2019 10:52 am The Parkdale Village BIA is looking for volunteers to lend a friendly hand during our outdoor Festival on Saturday May 11th, 2019 – in Parkdale Village! If you love Parkdale, are friendly and excited to support the community and local businesses, please fill out our Volunteers Application Form and email it to info@parkdalevillagebia.com along with your resume, listing any […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=7d693175cc&e=382fa4aa2e)

** Plan your route to see the High Park Cherry Blossoms – Vehicles will not be permitted ———————————————————— Published on Mar 29, 2019 02:42 pm *Please share with your neighbours* Every year tens of thousands of people visit High Park to take part in what has become a rite of Spring in Toronto: viewing the blossoming Sakura (cherry blossom) trees. This year, the City at the request of Toronto Police Services, will prohibit vehicle access to and parking in High […] Read in browser » (gordperks.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e13b1252c0c649074bca5b6e4&id=578c9d55d8&e=382fa4aa2e)

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