SERRA Neighbourhood News

Local TDSB School News – Nov 2017

It’s a busy time for our local TDSB schools. We would like to thank Trustee Shelley Laskin for her continued support and for keeping our parent communities informed through weekly TDSB newsletters. Click here to visit Trustee Laskin’s website to access resources and to subscribe to her weekly newsletter.        Davisville & Spectrum Alternative School Rebuild Plans... Read More

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE -Hillsdale Ave. East at Yonge – Monday October 2, 2017

Dear Residents, We wish to notify area residents of sewer work that will take place along Hillsdale Ave. East at Yonge St. commencing Monday October 2, 2017. Work is anticipated to be completed by Friday October 6, 2017 subject to weather. This work will be performed by OJCR under contract... Read More
Tall/Midrise Development

Midtown In Focus Study – A 25 Year Plan for your Neighbourhoods

The City has just released a revised Secondary Plan that encompasses the SERRA region. The proposed plan was reviewed by the Planning and Growth Management Committee on November 15, 2017. The City initiated the planning process in 2015 to address the need for a new Yonge-Eglinton Secondary Plan and a... Read More

SERRA in the News

“The OMB’s Reign is over” – June 2017 North Toronto Post, Post City Magazine Post City Magazines asked a panel to comment on the announcement of the OMB reform. To read the feature on the digital North Toronto Post Magazine, click here  and turn to page 17.... Read More
Tall Replacement Homes

Residents Achieve First Win at TLAB!

Homeowners wishing to develop a residential property may request a minor variance from the city’s planning bylaws through the Committee of Adjustment. In the past, if the application was refused, the owner would appeal this decision to the OMB. As of this summer the OMB no longer acts as the... Read More

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

SERRA held a successful TREE FOR ME event at June Rowlands Park!

On October 3 SERRA held a Tree for Me event at June Rowlands Park. Seventy-seven trees were distributed to residents of Davisville and other areas of Toronto. We worked in partnership with the Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation (TPTF) who supplied free of charge 6 varieties of trees and shrubs... Read More

Get a free Tree or Shrub – “TREE for Me” Initiative

  SERRA is partnering with the Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation & the Davisville Farmers Market to distribute 50 small trees to participants. Plant a Tree. It’s Free! Visit to select your tree and/or shrub Complete the on-line registration Pick-up your tree or shrub at the Davisville Farmers Market... Read More