Monthly Archives: March 2011

What is a neighbourhood, anyway?

Since starting this blog I’ve received a few emails inquiring about the physical boundaries.  I think at the root of the inquiries, people want to make sure their street is included in what I write about (which is great that … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year – Community Clean-up

The Mayor’s Community Clean-up Day is coming up on Saturday April 16th.  If you’re interested, here is a blurb from Councillor Davis’ website: “Mayor Rob Ford’s Community Clean-up Day is the next day, Saturday, April 16. Get together with family, … Continue reading

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Tree Update

Today I spoke with Christine Kemp, the constituency assistant at Councillor Janet Davis’ office, about having the City plant more trees in our community.  Specifically I mentioned the forlorn strip along Barrington Avenue adjacent to Main Street Station.  She was … Continue reading

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Light the Night

Looking for a super easy way to promote a safer community?  Try turning on your front porch light during the night.  Yes, it really is that easy. Last year, the Toronto Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy (TAVIS for short) teamed up with … Continue reading

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Get a free tree!

What better way to green your street, than to put a tree on your property?  Trees provide great shade in the summer and reduce winds in the winter, filter air pollution, generate oxygen, provide great habitation for birds, improve property … Continue reading

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