Community and Culture

  • Oakwood Collegiate's Official Virtual Open House Website!

    Oakwood Collegiate's Official Virtual Open House Website!Everything you need to know about Oakwood Collegiate is here. Learn about the school's mission, culture, and goals - listen to parent and student testimonials about why they love Oakwood. Find out why this community school is so incredibly special.  The Oakwood Virtual Open House site also features a recording of OCI's virtual open house presentation.
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  • College Promenade BIA - Call for Art Proposals

    College Promenade BIA - Call for Art ProposalsArt, diversity, multiculturalism and community are some of the significant elements that make Toronto unique. 2021 has been dedicated as the Year of Public Art, kicking off the City's new 10-Year of Public Art Strategy, signalling Toronto's renewed commitment to public art. The College Promenade BIA has received a grant of $8000 to create a public art installation in our neighbourhood (our boundaries are along College Street between Havelock St and Shaw St)....
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  • #ShopBloorcourt

    #ShopBloorcourtThroughout March, the Bloorcourt BIA will be hosting a marketing and giveaway campaign. Every day they are raffling off a $50 gift card to a local #Bloorcourt business. Learn how to get involved through the above link.
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  • CafeTO 2021

    Registration Window for CafeTO Opens Tomorrow!The first registration window for the expanded CaféTO program will open Friday, February 26 at 9 a.m. The first window will remain open for a full month, until Friday, March 26, and the second window will open immediately afterward.
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  • Sam Ciccolini Laneway Naming

    On February 14 we officially dedicated the laneway behind St. Clair Avenue West and Dufferin Street to Sam Ciccolini, a noted member of the Community in the Corso Italia area. Sam has been supporting this community for decades by creating employment opportunities, hosting charity events and through youth sports and camps. 
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  • Sistering Update – COVID operations, mural

    Throughout the pandemic, Sistering has been operating to serve vulnerable women in Toronto. While their Bloor Street location was offering only limited service until July, they were operating all of their services out of a community centre in Parkdale to allow for social distancing.   In July, I joined the Sistering team to unveil their new mural, which was created by a local artist and inspired bycommunity input. The quote it features "Until all of us have made it, none...
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  • Dupont Planters

    In an effort to beautify the neighbourhood, make it more enjoyable for pedestrians to walk on Dupont and support the flourishing new businesses as well as improve safety, members of the community worked with my office and the City's Public Realm Division to improve our planters, review some traffic matters and plan new murals. These efforts, including securing the sod and plants, were led by Kevin Putnam and Vicky MacGregor, who I want to recognize and thank on behalf of...
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  • TCHC Capital Investments – 2020

    The Toronto Community Housing Company 2020 Building Renewal Capital Budget of $350 million is a $37-million increase compared with 2019. It's the largest-ever annual investment in capital repairs since the TCHC was created in 2001. In Ward 9 alone, we have seen nearly $15 million in TCHC capital investments since 2018, with nearly $6 million invested in 2020:  • 11 Randolph Avenue - $258,945 • 136-150 Perth Avenue - $ 48,992 • 331 Bartlett - $ 337,738 • Campbell/Antler -...
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  • Supporting Live Music Venues

    While COVID-19 has affected all of us, those working in the "gig" economy have been some of the most impacted. Performers and entertainers add greatly to the culture of our city and the happiness of our communities. In order to support them, on May 28, Council passed a proposal from the Toronto Music Advisory Council to allow live music venues to claim a 50% property tax break. The savings they received from this tax break helped to keep many of...
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  • Ropewalk Laneway

    The Bloordale community wants to name the laneway between Lansdowne and St. Clarens (from Bloor to College) after its unique and fascinating history. I encourage you to watch the video they put together to share that history and support this amazing local initiative.
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