SERRA Neighbourhood News

Take Back Our Neighbourhood! – Come to SERRA’s Annual General Meeting

  Take Back Our Neighbourhood! The South Eglinton Ratepayers’ and Residents’ Association (SERRA) invites you to attend the AGM on Monday May 8, 2017, from 6 – 9 p.m. at Greenwood College School, 443 Mount Pleasant Rd., Toronto, ON, M4S 2L8. Doors open at 6 p.m. for attendees to register, renew memberships, enjoy refreshments & browse a number... Read More

SERRA sponsors the first Jane’s Walk of Davisville Village

In celebration of the anniversary Jane Jacob’s birthday, SERRA is sponsoring a walk through several of our neighbourhoods on May 6th at 2:00PM. The walk will begin at the historic J. J. Davis store located at the corner of the Yonge and Davisville. We will convene for the start of the... Read More
Tall/Midrise Development

SERRA’s Legal Defence Fund

Would you consider supporting our efforts? In the SERRA area alone over the last few years there have been 18 large scale development applications (20 tall towers, 3 mid-rise and 2 schools). 4 developments are completed (5 towers and 1 school) 4 developments are under construction process ( 3 towers and... Read More

DAVISVILLE SCHOOL AREA – HUGE NEW DEVELOPMENT PLANNED

A huge new development by The Times Group is planned for 1951 Yonge Street (NE corner Yonge-Davisville) next to the Davisville School. ARE WE SEEING A REPEAT OF THE DEVELOPMENT ISSUES FACED BY THE PARENTS OF THE JOHN FISHER SCHOOL, where a 35-storey tower is planned right next to a... Read More
Tall Replacement Homes

Just Published! City of Toronto Good Neighbour Guide

SERRA and other resident association volunteers have worked with the City of Toronto to help create a new reference guide for residents to use when they have questions about nearby infill (new home or renovation) construction projects in their neighbourhood. The Good Neighbour Guide will help answer many questions. Here... Read More

Construction Initiatives

Each year, SERRA residents and members are asked to fill in a survey at Annual General Meeting, and construction always appears near the top of the list of key concerns. Early in 2016, SERRA administered an electronic survey with our active members to help us to gather more information on... Read More
Environment

Enhance your greenspace – resources for residents with green and not-so-green thumbs

Many resources are available to Toronto residents who would like to enhance their greenspace with trees, shrubs, native plants and low maintenance perennials. Below are some resources offered by the non-profit organization LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests), other local groups, and the City of Toronto. It’s almost time... Read More

Transforming Mount Pleasant Village

In October 2016, the Toronto-based urban design landscape architect studio, Public Work, presented to the Mount Pleasant Village BIA a proposed Streetscape Master Plan: the BIA had called a public meeting to review the proposed plan. The plan presents a vision of Mount Pleasant Road from Eglinton to the Mount... Read More