Community meetings

Community Bike Forum at DPNCHC

Hope this finds you well. The Davenport West Bike Project, a health promotion initiative working to build healthier communities, is launching a ToolKit to share community engagement experiences with others to apply similar models to their communities.

Join us on Tuesday March 20 to gather ideas on how we can work together to encourage and sustain cycling in Toronto today. Keynote speaker: Dr. Chris Cavacuiti, family physician and researcher on cycling health and safety. Free and open to everyone.

To register go to and click on the “news” button at the top of the page and click on the to link to register.
Thanks for your ideas and support for the project, we look forward to seeing you. Please distribute to others who may be interested in participating. Attached is a flyer with details of the agenda.

West Toronto Diamond Construction Liaison Meeting

The following meeting info was sent in by Kelly from Metrolinx:

West Toronto Diamond Construction Liaison Meeting

This monthly meeting is an opportunity for residents meet the construction project delivery team to review ongoing construction and what is planned in the coming months. As always, you can contact our community relations team at any time with any questions or concerns. This is simply an opportunity for our neighbours to ask specific questions with the construction delivery team in attendance.

The next meeting will be:
Thursday March 22, 2012
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
West Toronto Diamond Community Office
18 Hook Avenue, Suite 204

For more information, please contact Kelly at 416-604-9582 or

Development Meetings: 362 Wallace and 243 Perth

On Tuesday February 21st, 6:30-9:00PM, there will be a two-for-one special of local properly development community consultation meetings. Both meetings take place at St. Luigi / Perth Ave. Public School.

  • 6:30PM: Planning Application for 362 Wallace Ave. (Former Glidden Paint site next to Wallace Bridge)
  • 7:30PM: Planning Application for 243 Perth Ave (The church at Perth/Wallace)

Details for both of these meetings are in the attached announcement documents.

You can find discussion forums for both of these development sites here:

DIGIN Meeting: Library Worksop

Download a PDF copy of this meeting flyer here.

Library Workshop

Wednesday 15 February 2012 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Wallace Emerson Community Centre’s Abrigo Room, 1260 Dufferin just south of Dupont

Campbell rink pre-lockout dinner and information session

Saturday Night Supper

January 28, 2012 5:30-7pm

Suggested donation $6-$10

Main Course, Side Dish & Dessert
Prepared by Marina Deluca-Howard, Yo Utano and Lucy Tishkina
& the Campbell Rink Youth Helpers

Campfire 2-7pm
Pleasure Skating 4-6pm
All Ages Shinny before 4 and after 6pm

Everyone welcome (Non-skaters too!)

Hear the latest news about the possible lockout of Toronto civic workers (a short presentation by Michael Monastyrskyj)

255 Campbell Avenue
west of Lansdowne, south of Dupont

Meeting: Perth Ave. PS Grade 7-8 Expansion

Sharon writes:

Perth Public School is having a meeting on Thursday, January 19th at 6:30 to discuss the school's possible extension through to grade 8. Superintendent Curtis Ennis and Trustee Maria Rodrigues will both be in attendance. Even if you don't have kids at the school, come out and show your support!

Video: November 8 2011 DIGIN meeting with Ana Bailao, Jonah Schein, and Andrew Cash

Cross-posted from the DIGIN Blog:

November 8 2011, monthly DIGIN meeting ( featuring Davenport federal MP Andrew Cash, Davenport provincial MPP Jonah Schein, and Ward 18 Davenport city councillor Ana Bailao. Moderated by Jeff Winch.

Video by Vic Gedris, shot on an old compact digital camera, so apologies for the audio/video quality. The video cuts out briefly twice, as the camera has 2GB file size limits (I don't think much was missed).

Local Traffic Plan Public Meeting

Meeting notice from Ward 18 City Councillor Ana Bailão. You can download a PDF copy of the meeting flyer here.

I invite all residents to an upcoming meeting to discuss ways to improve local traffic issues.

This is an opportunity to establish a "Local Traffic Working Group" to start creating a traffic master plan that focuses on addressing the issues that many local residents and staff have identified.


Meeting: 2376 Dundas W. (N. of Crossways) Development

There will be a meeting regarding proposed re-zoning and development of 2376 Dundas St. West, which is the plot of land immediately north of the Crossways Mall / Towers at Dundas and Bloor. Although this is just outside of the Junction Triangle and Ward 18, local residents may be interested.

The following meeting info comes from Ward 14 City Councillor Gord Perks' website:

Community Meeting for the Proposed Redevelopment of 2376 Dundas Street West

On October 20th, 2011, there will be a pre-application community meeting taking place at 1573 Bloor Street West (Lithuanian Hall) in Hall B on the 1st Floor. The meeting will run from 7:00PM – 8:30PM.

Representatives from Urban Strategies Inc., and Lormel Homes will be providing a presentation and answering questions about their development plans. Currently, plans for the site propose a mixed us development with a 29 story tower, 3 story podium and an 8 story building. Make sure to attend and find out more information.

This meeting is a great opportunity to contribute ideas, express concerns and have questions answered by the developers and City planning staff.

For more information please see the attached flyer: Dundas West Info Session Flyer. Oct 20 2011

Hope to see everyone out!

Meeting: Tower Automotive / Sterling Rd. Development

There will be another community meeting regarding the re-development of the former Tower Automotive properties on Sterling Rd., now owned by Castlepoint Realty Partners.

The meeting will take place on Thursday October 13, 7:00PM at the Church of the Firstborn, 72 Perth Ave.

Ward 18 Councillor Ana Bailao, the City planning department, and Castlepoint Realty Partners will be in attendance. More details will be posted here soon.

  • Notes and discussions from the January 18 2010 meeting are posted here.
  • There was another meeting on April 20 2011 with some updates, but notes are not posted online (yet).
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