Ontario Government restoring OMB? Two Town Hall Meetings on Monday, May 27, 2019 & Information about Bill 108

BACK TO THE FUTURE – Ontario Government restoring OMB? The Ontario government recently introduced Bill 108, a retrograde piece of legislation that threatens existing, well-considered planning acts. The legislation will provide near carte blanche rights to the development industry as well as relieve developers of the requirement to provide necessary community facilities and parks/green spaces to support complete communities. We as taxpayers may have to pick up the tab for infrastructure improvements, playgrounds, community services, etc., … Read moreOntario Government restoring OMB? Two Town Hall Meetings on Monday, May 27, 2019 & Information about Bill 108

CALL TO ACTION – New Plan for Midtown needs your help

SERRA Area Residents … CALL TO ACTION!! Whether condo, apartment or low-rise residents, all of us have been watching in horror the never-ending development and construction in the Yonge & Eglinton area … some 21,000 new apartments/condos. Now development is spreading to Davisville and along our main streets of Bayview, Yonge and Mount Pleasant. We are all worried about subway overcrowding, schools overcapacity, loss of green space, lack of community amenities such as affordable daycare and … Read moreCALL TO ACTION – New Plan for Midtown needs your help

Community Consultations: Laneway Suites (May 1, 6, 16 & 27, 2019 – Various Locations)

  In August 2018, as part of the Changing Lanes initiative, City Council approved Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments to allow the construction of laneway suites in the Toronto and East York District. The City is now considering expanding these permissions to additional areas across the City.   Information on Laneway Suites, including previous City reports and the laneway suites Zoning By-law, are available here.   What is a Laneway Suite? A Laneway Suite is … Read moreCommunity Consultations: Laneway Suites (May 1, 6, 16 & 27, 2019 – Various Locations)

Save The Date for our SERRA AGM – Tuesday April 30, 2019

We will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday April 30th, 2019 at Greenwood College School, 443 Mt. Pleasant Rd.,Toronto. Please join us.   To view both pages of this flyer, please click here.    

Neighbourhood Character Guidelines

A pilot project to establish design guidelines for a mature urban neighbourhood has been recently completed in the Long Branch area. This area faces many similar challenges to those in SERRA. To find out more about the results of this study, click here. The Long Branch Neighbourhood Character Guidelines aim to ensure that future development within this community is undertaken in a manner which is sensitive and generally consistent with the existing physical character of … Read moreNeighbourhood Character Guidelines

Community consultation meeting for 1408-1420 Bayview Avenue – Monday, May 6, 2019

The City of Toronto is hosting a Community Consultation meeting for the planning application regarding 1408-1420 Bayview Avenue. Everyone is invited to attend.  Come to the meeting to see the plans and get information about this development on Bayview Avenue.  Have your voice heard.  Bring neighbours and interested friends. Please click here to read the notice.   Meeting details:  Date: Monday, May 6, 2019 Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Location: Greenwood College School, 443 … Read moreCommunity consultation meeting for 1408-1420 Bayview Avenue – Monday, May 6, 2019

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

The North Toronto Historical Society – Guest Speaker Series

The North Toronto Historical Society has guest speakers every month. Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the month at Northern District Library, 40 Orchard View Blvd., 2nd Floor.   Please click here for details as dates and events may change. North Toronto Historical Society Monthly Meetings / January to May 2019 January 30, 2019 – Memories of the Womens College Hospital School of Nursing Womens College Hospital (WCH) archivist, Heather Gardiner, will introduce the history of nursing education in … Read moreThe North Toronto Historical Society – Guest Speaker Series