Another Kind of Craft Affair EVENT

ANOTHER KIND OF CRAFT AFFAIR is THE go-to holiday craft show in the east end and after 2 years we are back. There is no entrance fee. This boutique craft show will feature an array of amazing hand-crafted artisans, food vendors with a focus this year on vegan. We are keeping it small and intimate with 45 carefully selected vendors. [...]

2022-11-07T20:34:03+00:00October 31, 2022|

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.

2022-07-29T18:53:22+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|

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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