Tag: Riverdale

Tiverton Park Improvements

Tiverton Park Improvements Feedback Welcomed by November 8th  Thank you to everyone who attended the Tiverton Park meeting. Your feedback is incredibly important and helps the consultant and parks staff understand how you use the park, and what improvements matter to you and your family. Whether you were able to attend the meeting or not, I want… Read more »

Hubbard Park Opening

Hubbard Park honours William Peyton Hubbard who was was elected as a City Alderman becoming Toronto’s first Black elected politician in 1894. He later went on to serve as Acting Mayor.  An exceptional advocate for fairness and for an inclusive city, William Hubbard led the efforts to establish our public utility provider, Toronto Hydro. With… Read more »

The Better Way in Ward 30

Riverdale, Leslieville and East Harbour get new Subway and Smart Track stations In June, I joined Mayor Tory and Transportation Minister Stephen Del Duca to announce two new Smart Track RER stations that will be built along the existing GO Corridor at the East Harbour (Unilever site) and in Riverdale at Gerrard. These new stations… Read more »

Riverdale Park East: North-East Quadrant Revitalization

This significant project includes a new skating rink and ice trail, winter lounge, Zamboni station, new playground, new barrier-free accessible ramp, access pathways, and site furniture and lighting improvements. Project Timeline: 2015: Park concept design is complete. Construction drawings and tendering of the project is complete. Early summer 2016: Construction begins (see below for closures and access impacts)… Read more »