Category: News

Leslieville Tree Festival – Call for Exhibitors

I am excited to announce that the Leslieville Tree Festival will be happening on Saturday June 16, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Leslie Grove Park. The Festival is a public celebration of our urban forest. Focused on providing activities and fun for the whole family, it includes displays from environmental groups and… Read more »

Notice of Commencement of Transit Project Assessment Process

The City, Metrolinx and TTC are working together to bring more transit to communities across the City. To achieve this, we are looking at ways to improve the connectivity of the transit network through the introduction of new SmartTrack stations. The City of Toronto’s SmartTrack concept proposes using the Metrolinx GO network to provide additional… Read more »

Leslieville Butterflyway Project

  The Butterflyway Project is a citizen-led movement that is growing highways of habitat for bees and butterflies through neighbourhoods in communities across Canada. The David Suzuki Foundation will recruit volunteers from Toronto’s Leslieville neighbourhood in 2018 to become Butterflyway Rangers. The Rangers will learn about bees, butterflies and wildflowers and will return to their neighbourhood with a mission: to establish a neighbourhood butterflyway with at least a dozen pollinator patches… Read more »

City installs pedestrian signals at DVP on-ramp from Bloor Viaduct

MAR 20, 2018 BY DAVID NICKLE   TORONTO.COM Getting onto the Don Valley Parkway from the Bloor Viaduct may become a little slower for cars — but thanks to a new signalized pedestrian crossing, walking between the viaduct and the Broadview/Danforth intersection is set to become much safer. The signals at the northbound on-ramp to the DVP from the… Read more »