Scarborough Farmers’ Market

The Scarborough Farmers' Market returns to Oakridge Park to celebrate it's second season! The Farmers and diverse Vendor Family, bring affordable, culturally appropriate, nutrient-dense, farm-fresh, Ontario produce, delicious pastries and sumptuous preserves from our small Family farms and local enterprises, to you and your Family! The Scarborough Farmers' Market will be held every Thursday, starting from June 9th to October [...]

2022-07-29T18:56:30+00:00July 29, 2022|

Tamil Hindu Chariot Festival

Honoured to have been able to celebrate the final day of the Tamil Hindu Chariot Festival. Thanks to the Tamil Canada Kanthaswamy Temple for the invitation and support. I was pleased to have been joined by MPP Logan Kanapathi.

2022-07-29T18:56:13+00:00July 29, 2022|

Albert Campbell Library – Welcome Back Event

Welcome back to the Albert Campbell Library!Now "officially" open to the community, this renovation and renewal has uncovered the hidden potential of the existing 1970 building using the same footprint to create new, accessible and exciting spaces. Come out and visit this amazing place. https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/albertcampbell/

2022-07-29T18:53:22+00:00July 29, 2022|

COVID-19 Update – Pediatric Vaccines

With the approval of pediatric vaccines for children under 5 years old, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) and the Scarborough Ontario Health Team (SOHT) are pleased to now offer vaccines for this new age group. Starting today, families may book an appointment or walk in for the pediatric Moderna vaccine for children between the ages of 6 months and 4 years [...]

2022-07-29T18:52:44+00:00July 29, 2022|

Ravine Strategy Partnership – City of Toronto and Government of Canada

Multi-government collaboration and support are crucial to achieving the goals of the Ravine Strategy, which include protecting and restoring ravines for the benefit of all generations. The City is grateful for the support of the Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario for its contributions to the Ravine Strategy. The contributions include providing resources for capital investment projects that [...]

2022-07-29T18:52:16+00:00July 29, 2022|

Toronto’s First Fully-accessible Baseball Diamond – Roy Halladay Field

On July 13th, 2022, Mayor John Tory and Councillor Gary Crawford joined Robert Witchel, Executive Director of Jays Care Foundation; Archie Allison, Director of Access and Awareness at Variety Village and Brandy Halladay to officially open Roy Halladay Field, Toronto’s first fully-accessible baseball field, at Highview Park in Scarborough. Brandy is the wife of late Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roy [...]

2022-07-14T15:42:29+00:00July 14, 2022|

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

The Province of Ontario has now opened up eligibility for second boosters to adults aged 18 and over. Team Toronto network of more than 500 pharmacies, doctors' offices, City of Toronto-run clinics, mobile clinics, school clinics, and pop-up clinics are ready to deliver more booster doses when eligibility opens up. Effective July 14, individuals age 18 and older who received [...]

2022-07-14T15:41:03+00:00July 14, 2022|

Warden Station Project Update

Construction for the Warden Station Easier Access project has mobilized. The accessibility enhancements within the station will include the construction of two new elevators, and a temporary bus terminal, which are scheduled to be in service by the end of 2024. A new permanent accessible bus terminal and station overhaul, that City Planning is currently reviewing, is targeted for completion [...]

2022-07-12T18:17:51+00:00July 12, 2022|

Tree Ribbon Campaign

Gary speaks with students from RH King launching Part 2 the Cliffcrest Scarborough Village SW Residents' Association's guided tour down the Doris McCarthy Trail. The CSVSWRA created this program, working with the City of Toronto and Live Green Toronto, to highlight the importance of green spaces and the tree canopy in tackling climate change and building sustainable communities. This self-guided [...]

2022-07-12T18:17:11+00:00July 12, 2022|

Metrolinx Ward 20 Update

Metrolinx, a crown agency of the Government of Ontario, is moving forward to the next stage of GO Expansion to the Lakeshore East corridor. In preparation for adding a track and signalling infrastructure, Metrolinx is currently conducting grading and retaining wall work from Pape Avenue to Kennedy Road, as well as widening the Warden Avenue, Woodbine Avenue and Danforth Avenue [...]

2022-07-12T18:16:41+00:00July 12, 2022|

Albert Campbell Library

I am excited to announce that Albert Campbell District Branch Library will re-open on July 25th to the community after a dynamic $21 million renovation that renewed and expanded the library incorporating elements from the existing footprint while creating new, accessible and spectacular spaces. Staff eagerly welcome back children, youth, seniors and community groups to enjoy this incredible community resource [...]

2022-07-12T18:01:30+00:00July 12, 2022|
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