United Neighbours is a group of people from St. Matthew's United Church and the St. Clair West neighbourhood who got together in 2015 in response to the crisis of Syrian refugees. The first family they sponsored, the Alaalyans, came in 2016 and they have adapted wonderfully to life in Canada. Mohammed is working as a [...]
The Kay Gardner Beltline is a natural sanctuary and fascinating historic corridor within the heart of our Midtown Neighbourhoods. The Beltline 'Lost Stations' Project is a way to highlight the trail's railway history and the communities it runs through, and to enhance and bring a sense of place to the trail for future generations. Using [...]
Toronto-St. Paul’s Community Safety Forum: There is nothing more important than the safety of our community. On Thursday February 28th at 6:30pm at St. Michael and All Angel's Anglican Church (611 St.Clair Ave. W.), I'm hosting a community safety forum to provide an opportunity for residents to ask important questions to the Toronto Police Service [...]
HAVE YOUR SAY: Community consultation for 2010-2016 Bathurst Street A rezoning application has been submitted to the City to permit an 8-storey mixed use building with 26 residential units and 40 below-grade parking spaces. Please join me at 7:00pm on Monday, February 11th at Holy Blossom Temple (1950 Bathurst Street), for a meeting to discuss the [...]
It’s very important to me that I accurately reflect our community’s priorities, and represent you, when I vote on our behalf of the City of Toronto’s budget. On Thursday, February 21st at 6:30pm, I’ll host my 2019 Budget Town Hall for the residents of Toronto – St. Paul's. The meeting will take place at St. Michael [...]
Brown School Parent Council is coordinating a playground donor drive event in combination with their movie night at 6:00pm on Tuesday February 26th at Brown Public School. The donor drive kickoff will be from 6:00pm-6:30pm. Please come out to support our local school!
The success of our local businesses and main streets is important to our economy, quality of life and property values. On Wednesday February 20th at 7:00pm at the Village Shul Aish HaTorah Learning Centre (1072 Eglinton Avenue West), I welcome you to attend the Upper Village BIA’s annual general meeting! Both the BIA’s program and budget for [...]
My family and I are avid users of the beltline. Whether it be getting some exercise, or just finding a quiet place to walk and reflect, the beltline provides a natural sanctuary throughout the heart of our Midtown Toronto neighbourhoods. Along with appreciating its natural features, there are also some really special stories that I [...]