The Midtown Working Group asks local residents to support the new vision for Canada Square development.

A new Midtown Town Centre vision for the Canada Square site at Yonge and Eglinton has been developed by the Midtown Working Group and endorsed by Midtown Councillors Josh Matlow, Mike Colle and Jaye Robinson. This vision is a once-in-a-century legacy city-building opportunity on City-owned land, for what will soon be the second most significant transit hub – right in the middle of Toronto. The Town Centre will provide sorely needed education, childcare, affordable housing, … Read more

How to make a submission to City Council and Committees – Instruction Guide

We have had many questions related to how to make a submission to the scheduled meetings for Canada Square. Council and committee meetings are scheduled with a system called TMMIS that can be found on the City’s website or just type ‘TMMIS’ into Google search. So we have prepared a quick tutorial. Read the instruction Guide here  

The Future of Yonge and Eglinton’s Canada Square: Supporting Midtown Existing and Future Residents’ Quality of Life

City Planning has completed its Special Study Area Report with Guiding Principles following working group meetings with residents’ groups supported by an inter-Divisional staff team.   You can find a copy of the planning department’s report at this link: Get Report For Action   Next Steps The Zoning By-law Amendment application for the Canada Square site was submitted to the City on December 21, 2020. The community consultation process with the broader community was put … Read more

SERRA is part of the CLC for the Roehampton Residence

SERRA is one of the many community groups participating in a Community Liaison Committee for the new Roehampton Residence. The Roehampton Residence, located at 808 Mount Pleasant Road, opened on July 3, 2020, to clients as part of the City of Toronto’s three-tiered COVID-19 response. The City has leased the Roehampton Hotel for two years (with an option to extend for a third year) from the property owner. This site has 109 units for up … Read more

Building Laneway Suites Across the City

As of July 16 2019, the City of Toronto allows the construction of Laneway Suites across the City on residential properties that share a property line with a public lane, subject to criteria: By-law requirements for Laneway Suites Applying for a Building Permit for a Laneway Suite Development Charge Deferral Program and Affordable Laneway Suites Pilot Program   You can find out more about this program here.

Join us for a Community Consultation Meeting for 155 Balliol St – Feb. 4 – 6:30pm

The “155 Balliol” property consists of the existing apartment building at 155 Balliol plus (to the west) townhouses at 95 to 131 Balliol. The application is for the re-development of these townhouses. The remaining townhouses on this section of Balliol at 57 to 93 Balliol belong to the Greenrock owned property at 45 Balliol (apartment building) and are also likely to see a similar development in the near future. Here is the link to the … Read more

Get your free tree or shrub at our Tree for Me event – Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Keeping it green Time to start thinking about our gardens! Register now to receive up to two free trees or shrubs and then come to the SERRA Tree For Me event on May 28 at the Davisville Farmers’ Market to pick them up. Register and review the online tools to help you select the trees or shrubs that will fit the conditions of your property. Residents living in an apartment or condo building can receive … Read more

Davisville walking tour reimagined – Jane’s Walk (May, 2020)

The Heritage Working Group is offering a self-guided walking tour to all of our residents. This year’s walk repeats our Jane’s Walk from two year’s ago. SERRA encourages everyone to take the walk sometime from May 1st to May 3rd to honour the late Jane Jacobs.   We have prepared a walking tour map and a companion guide that describes 24 points of interest. You may choose to walk the entire route (takes 90 minutes) … Read more