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Pet Friendly Design Guidelines Workshop – Monday June 25, 2018 Hosted by the City of Toronto Planning Department

The City of Toronto Planning Department, in collaboration with consultants from DIALOG, is holding a Workshop on how to design a Pet-friendly environment for Toronto’s multi-unit, high-density communities.

The Workshop: Planning and Development, as a team with consultants DIALOG, would like to continue the conversation with you on how we can make Toronto a more pet friendly city in our high-density neighbourhoods. We will be hosting a collaborative and engaging workshop to advance key guideline and design directions. The workshop will provide an overview of the project, and present the preliminary design directions being developed, followed by facilitated break-out sessions. Some of the questions we will consider include:

What kinds of pet friendly amenities are most needed?
How should pet friendly amenities be designed?
Where should pet friendly amenities be located?
What are some of the opportunities and constraints for pet friendly amenities?
How can pet friendly amenities support complete communities and a higher quality of life for all residents?

Details are as follows:

Date: Monday June 25, 2018

Time: 6:30p.m. – 9:00p.m.

Place: Metro Hall – 55 John Street (Room 310, 3rd Floor)

For more information and to RSVP click here.

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Davisville Neighbourhood Survey Results (2019)

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City to launch pilot to enhance safety and mobility around construction hot spots

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Tragic traffic accident at Yonge Street and Erskine Avenue on September 10, 2019

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Davisville Apartment Neighbourhood Survey

WHAT DO WE NEED TO KEEP THIS A GREAT COMMUNITY? WE NEED YOUR INPUT! As you are likely aware, the neighbourhood is currently facing 8 new developments at 265 Balliol, 155 Balliol, 22 Balliol, 30 Merton, 140 Merton, 274 Merton, 141 Davisville and 1951 Yonge. Those projects might not all proceed as currently proposed, but it is very likely that something tall will be built at each of those locations, especially with the response of … Read more Davisville Apartment Neighbourhood Survey