Why are the Scarborough Bluffs experiencing erosion and landslides?   Landslides are caused by soil erosion. This is a natural process where wind and water cause movement of soil. Wave action against the bottom of the bluffs, washes material away, undercutting the bluff base, creating an over-steep and less stable slope. This creates the potential for landslides to develop. Heavy [...]


Jane’s Walk Toronto

Jane's Walk Toronto Love your community? You should lead a Jane's Walk! Jane’s Walk is an annual festival of free, community-led walking conversations, held in Toronto May 5-7, 2023. Anyone can lead a Jane's Walk because everyone is an expert in their own experience of the places they live, work, and play. Anyone means you! A Jane’s Walk is a [...]


Native Tree Giveaway

Native Tree Giveaway The Cliffcrest Butterflyway is holding another tree giveaway event in June at the Scarborough Food Security Initiative Community Farm. Orders for up to 2 free trees/shrubs must be placed by May 18th.


Golden Age Social

Golden Age Social Feed Scarborough is launching a senior's cooking program! This is a free 12 week program happening once a week! It's a great way for people to get out, learn skills, and share stories over great meals!


Frozen Pipes Prevention Public Education Campaign

Toronto Water is launching its annual Frozen Pipes campaign, which aims to educate residents on the steps they can take to help avoid drinking water pipes from freezing in their homes. This campaign will run throughout January and February. Frozen pipes can leave you with no water or cause your pipes to burst. Take steps to avoid frozen pipes and [...]


Budget 2023 Launch

January 10, 2023 This morning, the City of Toronto's 2023 Operating and Capital Budget was presented to the Budget Committee. Some highlights of Budget 2023 are as follows: The proposed 2023 budget will work to protect frontline services without making the affordability crisis worse for Torontonians. This budget demonstrates my and Council’s commitment to building housing, delivering on transit, keeping [...]


Mayor Tory Announces 2023 Budget Investments in Toronto Paramedic Service and Toronto Fire Services

January 6 , 2023 Today, Mayor John Tory, Councillor Gary Crawford, Chair of the Budget Committee, Councillor Shelley Carroll, Chair of the Economic and Community Development Committee, and local Councillor James Pasternak, Chair of the General Government Committee, made an announcement on investments in the 2023 budget for lifesaving paramedic and fire frontline services. Mayor Tory announced the 2023 budget [...]


Mayor Tory Announces Housing and Other Nuts and Bolts Investments in the 2023 Budget

January 6, 2023 Today, Mayor John Tory, Councillor Gary Crawford, Chair of the Budget Committee, Councillor Jennifer McKelvie, Deputy Mayor, and Councillor Brad Bradford, Chair of the Planning and Housing Committee outlined proposed investments in the 2023 budget to improve and protect nuts and bolts city services that Torontonians rely on. Crucially this budget proposes to invest nearly $2 billion [...]


Mayor Tory Announces Transit Investments in the 2023 Budget

January 4, 2023 Today, Mayor John Tory, Councillor Gary Crawford, Chair of the Budget Committee, and Councillor Jon Burnside, Chair of the TTC, outlined proposed investments in the 2023 budget that will keep Toronto safe, and will be presented to the TTC Board and Budget Committee next week. Mayor Tory, Councillor Crawford, and Councillor Burnside announced investments to protect transit, [...]


Mayor Tory Announces Public Safety Investments in the 2023 Budget

January 3, 2023 Today, Mayor John Tory and Councillor Gary Crawford, Chair of the Budget Committee, outlined investments in the 2023 budget that will keep Toronto safe, and will be presented to the Budget Committee on January 10. Mayor Tory and Councillor Crawford announced the expansion of the Neighbourhood Community Officer program, as well as investments to ensure 200 new [...]


Toronto Hydro – Emergency Preparedness Guide

Toronto Hydro is preparing to respond to possible power outages that may occur due to a major winter storm that’s forecasted to impact Toronto this weekend. They are closely monitoring the weather system expected to reach its strongest wind gusts up to 100 km/h from Friday afternoon through Saturday morning, which may result in downed powerlines caused by fallen trees [...]


TTC Virtual Town Hall

TTC Annual Service Plan 2023 Each year the TTC creates an Annual Service Plan focused on addressing reliability, crowding and overall transit service. Customer and public engagement continues to be central to the development of the TTC’s Annual Service Plan. In 2022, the TTC consulted with customers and community stakeholder organizations with the goal of better understanding the perspectives of [...]


YMCA Toronto Job Fair

YWCA Toronto Employment Centre, 2425 Eglinton Avenue East is hosting some special job fairs and events for the month of January 2023. Please refer to the flyers for more details.  2425 - YWCA TORONTO VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE - January 2023 2425 - CORRECTIONAL SERVICES RECRUITMENT - January 2023 2425 - JOB SEARCH 101 PRESENTED BY RBC - January 2023 2425 [...]


Volunteer Open House

Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities Hub will be hosting an open house for volunteer recruitment. If interested, please refer to the flyer for more details. Help us make a difference to fellow community members in need.


Rockin’ Christmas Market in Cliffside

The Friendly Market is coming back to Cliffside! Join us at our "Rockin' Christmas" Market on December 10, 2022!   From 11am - 4pm we will be hosted by Merge Spaces (2229 Kingston Road) Please refer to the link Rockin' Christmas Market Guide for more details on the event. We hope to see you all there!


COVID-19 and Flu Vaccine Clinics

During the month of December, Access Point on Danforth (3079 Danforth Ave.)  will be hosting an on-going COVID-19 & flu vaccine clinics in collaboration with Feed Scarborough and Toronto Public Health. In the next two weeks, residents will have the chance to visit any of our three barrier-free pop-up clinics to receive their flu vaccine and/or 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, [...]


Snow Shovellers WANTED – Access Alliance

Want to make a difference in the community? Access Alliance is now recruiting shovellers for this year's Snow Removal Program. Please refer to the image for more details. Interested applicants can email or call 416-699-7920 Ext.4226, to receive an application package.


Remembrance Week

This year, we commemorate Remembrance Week, which runs from November 5-11th. This is a time for Torontonians to reflect on those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country and honour all Canadians who have fought and continue to serve in the Canadian Forces. Throughout this week, including Remembrance Day, the City will offer various virtual and in person [...]


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 [...]


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.


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.


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]

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