Archive for 2008 May

2008 Jun 7: Great Riverdale yard sale

Why, I could spend my whole life copying local telephone-pole posters into this blog. Here’s another yard sale:     Read more »

2008 May 31: Yard Sale for the Cure

Yard Sale for the CureOn Saturday, the last day of May, neighborhoods across Canada will be holding garage sales to raise money for breast cancer research.

Greater Riverdale Street Sale
part of the Yard Sale for the Cure
Saturday, 2008 May 31, 9 am – 2 pm
Simpson, Victor, Langley, Riverdale, Withrow, Bain

2008 May 22: Status report from the East Toronto Community Coalition

Girl blowing bubblesPlease Join Us at the OMB, 655 Bay St., on Wednesday May 21st and Thursday May 22nd at 10:00am to show Smart!Centres and Vice Chair McKenzie that this community does not need or want a Mega-Shopping Centre.

OMB Smart!Centre Hearings
Wednesday & Thursday, 2008 May 21 & 22, 10 am
Ontario Municipal Board, 655 Bay St

Here is a brief outline, from the City’s lawyer, as to how the hearing will proceed….     Read more »

Working together for our community

I’ve been involved in many issues in the riding over the years, many of which have stemmed from my interest in what the Portlands can be for all of us.

This involvement has included everything from the Naturalization of the Mouth of the Don River, to promoting conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy and opposing the Portlands Energy Centre as an unnecessary blight to our waterfront.     Read more »

Shopping local and GREEN can be easy

Spring has finally sprung and if you are like most of your neighbors in Toronto-Danforth you have arisen from hibernation and are back out riding bikes, walking and gardening in force.

Local is good for you!

Much of that walking and biking will be to shop at local merchants. There are many reasons why shopping locally makes sense now more than ever.     Read more »