Community and Culture

  • Artist Call Out! Vaughan and Oakwood Street Art Project

    I am excited to share that Oakwood Village BIA has received a Toronto Street Art Grant! They are currently on the hunt for an artist to give a makeover to three benches at Vaughan and Oakwood. You can find more details on their Facebook page.
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  • Emergency Cooling Centres – Wallace Emerson Community Centre

    The City’s Heat Relief Strategy has been updated for the 2020 summer season, in response to COVID-19, and to ensure that emergency heat relief opportunities are available and accessible to those who may need them. The Emergency Cooling Centres are offered to residents if they do not have access to a cool space and cannot keep cool in their home or outdoors. Starting tomorrow at 11 a.m., six locations will offer a publicly accessible, air-conditioned place to rest indoors and...
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  • #One2Give Campaign in Support of Sistering

    A group of amazing local women have launched an initiative in support of Sistering titled #one2give. This purpose of this initiative is to show that every donation counts – its not about infrequent large donations, but small and often! There are many ways you can give – find out how!
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  • Salsa In Toronto

    With summer almost upon us and Toronto’s festivals at a halt due to COVID-19, The Canadian Salsa Festivals Project (CSFP) invites Canadians to `Keep Dancing` with today`s announcement that the salsa party will go on! Canada’s largest celebration of Latin culture – the TD Salsa in Toronto Festival – will take place virtually on July 18th & 19th delivering a TV and Digital Festival Experience for Canadians across the country. Go to and stay connected on social @salsaintoronto for all the latest updates including the virtual...
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  • FPCBP Speaker Series – Working Together to Save Main Streets

    On Tuesday, May 26 at 5:00PM, I encourage you to join me for the Federation of Portuguese Canadian Businesses and Professionals Speaker series on working together to save main streets. I will be joined by public figures from the GTA and across Ontario. For more information about the series visit here. 
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  • Dosa Mahal is Back on Bloor!

    Last year, I was working with many of you to support Dosa Mahal through difficulties they were having with their landlord after a fire on site. The outpouring of support was inspiring and showed just how important they are to the Bloordale community. I am happy to share that they have found a new home at 1285 Bloor Street West and are taking orders.
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  • Oasis Dufferin Community Centre

    Oasis Dufferin continues to serve our community with limited operations. To see what services are available, please check here. To donate, visit here. 
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  • Allotment gardens are open for the 2020 season

    The City’s community gardens and allotment gardens are open for the 2020 season as the Province of Ontario has amended its emergency order. Plans for the safe operation of these gardens include COVID-19 public health guidelines. This week, permit holders were notified that their allotment is available. All permit holders must sign the provided permit and declaration forms before they can attend an allotment garden. Visit the City’s website for more information about allotment and community gardens.
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  • Bloorcourt BIA Initiative

    I would like to highlight the Bloorcourt BIA who have been working to support their businesses, handing out care hand sanitizer bottles to keep them all safe while they operate and serve our community.
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  • Sistering Found Its Artist!

    Congratulations to Sistering for finding a artist who will be lending their talents to brighten up their building façade. Through a partnership with Hektor Projects, they have selected the talented @isabellagvella. They are looking for community input on what kind of positive messaging the artist can incorporate into their work. Please share your ideas by contacting Sistering! Congratulations Isabella and Sistering, I am looking forward to seeing the work!
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