Category: News

Port Lands Flood Protection – Construction Notice #9

PROGRESS UPDATE Excavation continues on the first section of the new river valley. The new river valley will be part of a new parks and natural green spaces – when construction is complete in 2024, we will have created 41 hectares of parks and habitats for wildlife of all kinds, including about 6,000 new trees…. Read more »

Riverdale neighbours rally against rooming house ‘renoviction’

March 19, 2019, By David Nickle Willa Marcus has lived on Langley Avenue for 30 years and she loves her neighbours. When she learned that she would be losing 24 of them in relatively short order, she was incensed. Standing in a March snowstorm outside the old nurse’s residence at 28 and 30 Langley, Marcus… Read more »

Riverdale ArtWalk – Call for Submissions

Submission Deadline: Sunday March 17th, 2019 at 6:00 pm Please email if you have any questions. Riverdale ArtWalk is a two-day, public fine art exhibition showcasing established and emerging artists in Jimmie Simpson Park in Toronto’s flourishing Queen East arts district. The first outdoor art show of Toronto’s season, participating artists are selected through an anonymous jury… Read more »

Rally to Stop the Eviction of 28-30 Langley Ave Residents

Tenants fear the conversion of their affordable housing into Airbnb-type ghost hotel units Join Ward 14 Councillor Paula Fletcher, local residents as well as members of Fairbnb Canada, ACORN and East End Legal at a rally to stop Langley Arms Inc. (a corporation headed by Jason Castiglione, William Gillies, Ian Leggett and Elias Markos) from… Read more »