Community and Culture

  • Earlscourt Centennial Mural

    Earlscourt Park has been an important community space for 100 years. To help celebrate that history, Muse Arts has painted a beautiful mural showcasing the history and future of the park. Here is a video of their work, and the support from the community.
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  • BWXT Facebook Live Event

    BWXT is hosting a Facebook Live meeting on Monday, October 26th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on their Facebook page. At this event you can tune in to learn more about BWXT NEC’s operations, licence renewal, safety, emissions, emergency preparedness and more. BWXT NEC subject matter experts will be available to answer your questions and if you wish to submit questions in advance, please email them at [email protected]
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  • Beautifying Oakwood

    The Oakwood Village BIA has been hard at work with the surrounding community to beautify benches at Oakwood Avenue and Vaughan Road. This is an amazing splash of colour that creates an enjoyable meeting space for the whole community.
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  • Earlscourt Hallowe’en Hullabaloo

    Theater Direct is organizing a great Halloween community activity for the kids near Earlscourt Park, working with the Earlscourt Park Centennial Planning Committee. Learn how to get your kids involved: https://theatredirect.ca/halloween-hullabaloo/
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  • New Mural in Earlscourt Park

    Earlscourt Park first opened 100 years ago! Last year, we brought together local organizations and residents to form the Earlscourt Centennial Planning Committee. Throughout the year, we have been working to create celebrations sharing the park's heritage. While many of our plans had to change, this new mural helps us commemorate the history and celebrate the stories this public green space has helped to create.
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  • New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP)

    The NHSP is a federal grants and contributions program that provides funding for projects that make a difference in the lives of seniors and in their communities. The call for proposal is now open for the period of September 9, 2020 to October 20, 2020. If an organization wishes to have an information sessions they can connect with the NHSP at: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/new-horizons-seniors.html
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  • Supporting Businesses in Little Jamaica

    While most businesses have been struggling with the impact of COVID-19, Little Jamaica has been facing challenges for nearly 10 years due to Eglinton Crosstown construction. Working with Councillor Mike Colle, we are asking for immediate support to help these businesses survive. Included in this is a call for compensation for the small business owners, a property tax assessment reform that accounts for local economic realities, and for the elimination of surface construction equipment from public sidewalks and road allowances....
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  • Supporting Artists

    The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have heavily impacted both the arts and culture sectors and main street retail in Toronto. The City has taken measures to support these sectors, including expanding the Creative Co-Location Facilities Property Tax Subclasses (reduced taxation levels) to include live music venues and the expansion of Digital Main Street as well as the introduction of ShopHere. COVID-19 has exacerbated longstanding issues in Toronto that challenged the viability of cultural enterprises and organizations that rely on...
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  • Oakwood Village BIA – Call for Artists

    The Oakwood Village BIA is re-painting the benches on the Vaughan and Oakwood traffic island. The artwork for the project, created the by artist Dan Bergeron, represents a quilting pattern. A Common Thread is their initiative to collect your memories and stories of the neighbourhood, as one might collect patches of fabric for a quilt. These stories of Oakwood Village will be shared through social media, web based platforms and incorporated into the mural unveiling. To access the input form, please visit the Oakwood...
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  • Updates on Pumpkin Parades

    Due to the pandemic and to keep everyone safe, this year the City will not be issuing permits for any pumpkin parades. Pumpkin parades are joyful events we all look forward to them every year. Each October, our team joins with residents across our community to help facilitate these great community. I hope that next year, we will be able to continue this fantastic tradition.
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