Tag: Riverdale

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 »

Riverdale Park Playground Enhancements

Thanks to the feedback we received from the community in July 2015, we are pleased to announce that the playground design has been finalized. We received lots of great comments and suggestions in support of many of the proposed features and as a result established features that are the most important to the community. Popular… Read more »