March 18, 2022 – eNewsletter

ByBrad Bradford

Spring is in the air!

Yesterday’s warm weather and St. Patrick’s Day festivities remind us of the fresh spring days ahead – and the opportunity to once again gather at our favourite events and participate fully in community programming. Check out the latest news and updates from City Hall and our Beaches-East York community below.

The past two weeks have brought big news for Toronto’s music industry. Last week, the Toronto Music Advisory Committee approved the City’s first comprehensive Music Strategy since 2016. This is a big step forward for our artists, performers and industry members as we work towards a full recovery from the pandemic. The new strategy will be a guiding document for investment and innovation for years to come. Click here to read the report.

In addition to the progress made on the Music Strategy, Toronto is also taking creative steps to provide more music-friendly rehearsal and performance facilities around the city, while also taking advantage of uIn addition to the progress made on the Music Strategy, Toronto is also taking creative steps to provide more music-friendly performance and rehearsal facilities around the city, while also taking advantage of underutilized public spaces. On Tuesday, we saw the launch of a proposal to turn a vacant city-owned building on Queen Street West into a pop up, multi-purpose music space, to be operated by a community arts not-for-profit organization until the building later becomes affordable housing and a new park. Our music industry, and community members that work within it, have been deeply affected by the pandemic restrictions these past two years. It is exciting to see initiatives come to life that will serve not only to help the industry recover, but also grow even stronger – moving Toronto ahead as a Canadian hub for the music and performance. I am thrilled to support this initiative and look forward to more ways we can support our unique music ecosystem across the city.

Looking ahead, we have a lot to celebrate in the coming weeks! This Sunday, the City is holding the first St. Patrick’s Day parade in two years. Gather the family and find a spot along the parade route to see this year’s wonderful floats and performances. We also welcome the Vernal Equinox on Sunday, marking the first day of spring. What better way to celebrate this new season than by joining the East End Arts Collective for their Lantern Lighting event,  Light It Up 2022 taking place at 7:15pm Sunday at Dentonia Park! 

With March in full swing, we also look forward to celebrating Greek Independence Day on Friday March 25th and Bangladeshi Independence Day on Saturday March 26th. Keep an eye on our social media channels for ways to recognize and celebrate the tremendous contributions our Greek and Bangladeshi neighbours make in our community!

Before we know it, April will be here and with it brings the Clean Toronto Together Campaign, Community Environment Days and the Beaches Easter Weekend. As we open the windows and get some spring cleaning done, keep an eye out for neighbours that might need extra support with their home maintenance and cleaning. Support is available for seniors and those living with disabilities through the Seniors Assistance Home Maintenance Program by the Toronto Intergenerational Partnerships in Community. To register yourself or a loved one for assistance, please email Kevin at [email protected].

With so much on the horizon, it’s hard to believe that Ride for Mind was just two weeks ago. A big thank you to everyone that biked with, cheered for and donated to this important cause. The incredible support we received leading up to and during the event kept our spirits high throughout the 24-hour cycle. As we come out of the depths of the pandemic, mental health support and programming have never been more important in our communities. Together, we raised over $285,000 for critical mental health resources at Michael Garron Hospital. Thank you for helping us expand their impactful reach in the East End. The generous donations contribute to much-needed mental health resources, and will ensure supports remain available for years to come.

As restrictions continue to be lifted, like you, I hope to see the continued improvement of COVID rates and a safe return to the in-person interaction we’ve all been missing. For more information on overall changes to restrictions and mandates, check out the City’s COVID-19 Guide for Toronto Residents and visit here for the latest information on how Toronto is following recent Provincial and Public Health guidance on mask mandates. With these changes, being fully vaccinated remains of high importance for keeping ourselves and each other healthy. COVID-19 vaccines are still available for those wanting to get a first, second or third dose. The second Victoria Park Hub Pop- Up Vaccine Clinic will be running this Saturday March 19th, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. Click here for more information on additional vaccination clinics near you. 

I’m looking forward to seeing our #BEY neighbourhoods busy and thriving once again. As we enjoy the warm weather and fresh spring air, take a walk down one of our beautiful Main Streets and enjoy a local coffee and snack, then head into check out and support one of our friendly small businesses. It’s a great way to find some downtime while supporting each other this weekend. See you out there!  



– Brad

In This Issue

Updates & Announcements from City Hall

  • TMAC approves Music Strategy ?
  • D.I.Y. Music Venue Proposed ?
  • TTC Wheel Trans Reintroduces Shared Rides ?
  • City of Toronto launches hiring campaign for spring and summer parks and recreation jobs 
  • Toronto launches Small Business Support Campaign 
  • City enters new phase of reopening 
  • Toronto’s in-person service counters reopened   
  • Road safety improvements around Secord Elementary School 
  • Upcoming vaccine clinics ?

Local Events

  • Victoria Park Vaccine Pop Up ?
  • Toronto St. Patrick’s Day Parade ?
  • Effects of Domestic Violence on Mental Health Webinar ?
  • Light It Up 2022 ?
  • Live Jazz Lecture Series ?
  • East York Jam Fest 
  • Restaurants Wanted for Community Centre 55’s Annual Soup Tasting Competition! ?
  • Kingston Road United Church – Concert Series 
  • Winter Stations 2022 continue
  • Environment Days are Back! ?
  • Luminato Festival Reveal ?
  • Beaches Easter Weekend Event ?
  • Clean Toronto Together Returns ?

Community Programs

  • Seniors Assistance Home Maintenance Program ?
  • Neighborhood Watch Safety Program ?
  • Spring recreation program registration 
  • Free training in the hospitality sector 
  • Toronto’s Tree Planting Program 
  • Pothole reporting is open 
  • Topham Park Softball – registration open for new players! 
  • Applegrove Income Tax Clinic 

Neighbourhood News

  • Beaches Sandbox – New community centre opening soon ?
  • Community Coyote Safety Information ?
  • Protect the Foxes ?
  • Beach Metro News turns 50
  • Beaches Inter-Faith Lunch Program celebrates 25 years in the community 
  • Input Requested – East End Arts 2022 Survey – Deadline Extended! 

Work in the Ward

  • Toronto Hydro Overhead Civil & Electrical Work; Project 12-20 Dawes Road ?
  • Toronto Hydro – Overhead Civil & Electrical Upgrade; Project Danforth
  • Toronto Hydro – Danforth Ave. Cable Chamber Repair 
  • Munroe Park Avenue Stairs Closed for Construction 
  • Williamson Ravine Upgrades
  • Toronto Hydro – Woodbine Heights Upgrade 
  • Toronto Hydro – Danforth 4kv Conversion Work

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Updates & Announcements from City Hall 

Toronto Music Advisory Committee approves Music Strategy ?

Toronto Music Advisory Committee has been leading the way on the development of Toronto’s new Music Strategy – the first comprehensive refresh our city has seen since 2016. This week was a big step forward for music Toronto – with Committee’s approval of the new strategy, we’re moving ahead on the framework that will drive investment and recovery of the music sector for years to come. 

Read the full draft here.  

D.I.Y. music venue and performance venue proposed ?

Tuesday’s news release announced an important and innovative step forward for music in Toronto. The City is bringing a plan to turn a vacant city-owned building on Queen West into a new, multi-purpose rehearsal and venue space, operated by community arts organization until the building is ready to be taken down and turned into a new affordable housing and park for the community. The report was published Tuesday and will be considered at General Government and Licensing Committee (GGLC) next week, March 22 before heading to City Council for the final stamp of approval.

The proposal would convert an existing two-story, city-owned building in Toronto into a one-of-a-kind live music venue and rehearsal space for new and emerging artists – with a particular emphasis on opportunities for on Black, Indigenous, and racialized artists who have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.

The “DIY” aspect of this project refers to the ability of artists and musicians to visit and purpose the space how they need: whether that’s for recording, or rehearsing together, or as a creative new option for performance. I’m fully supportive of seeing this exciting project move ahead for music in our city!

TTC Wheel Trans reintroduces shared customer rides ?

In response to the improving COVID-19 climate, the Ontario Government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has moved to the next phase of its plan to reopen the province, easing several restrictions related to capacity limits. In keeping with this direction and with the support of ACAT, Wheel-Trans is planning to reintroduce shared customer rides in a safe and phased approach starting March 20, 2022. Wheel-Trans will reintroduce shared rides starting with the largest vehicles first. Learn more about the changes here

City of Toronto launches hiring campaign for spring and summer parks and recreation jobs 

With the city’s recreation programs open for registration, Toronto has launched their hiring campaign for spring and summer parks and recreation jobs. Each year the city hires roughly 5,000 summer parks and recreation employees to help run programming, which includes public pool lifeguards and children’s day camp counsellors, in addition to 900 seasonal gardeners and park’s staff. Click here to view the wide variety of job postings and submit you application today! 

Toronto launches Small Business Support Campaign 

The City of Toronto is providing a variety of programs and services to help small businesses in Toronto recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of this campaign is to help small business and restaurant owners become aware of the many supports available to them. These supports include financial relief programs, grants, webinars, one-on-one consultations, help with digital transformations and more. All information about the available supports for small businesses can be found on one page at

City enters new phase of reopening 

On March 1 the City of Toronto entered the Roadmap Exit Step of the Province of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen, with most temporary public health and workplace safety measures implemented to limit the spread of COVID-19 now lifted.

Effective as of March 1, 2022:

  • All indoor and outdoor capacity limits are now lifted, including for all businesses, public gatherings and events.
  • Proof of vaccination requirements are lifted, with continuation of such requirements now being the decision of individual businesses.
  • Industry-specific public health measures are lifted, subject to conditions.

Effective as of March 21, 2022:

  • Following Provincial guidelines, starting next week masks will no longer be required in settings such as retail stores, bars, restaurants, gyms, community centres or museums.
  • Masks will continue to be mandatory in high-risk and congregate settings including on public transit, in long-term care and retirement homes, health-care settings and shelters.
  • The City supports the choice by visitors to City facilities where masks are not required to remain masked.

More information about these orders and letters of instruction can be found on the City’s COVID-19: Orders & Bylaws web page and in the latest update on guidelines and re-opening.

Toronto’s in-person service counters reopened 

On February 22, the City reopened several in-person service counters. City Hall, North York Civic Centre, Scarborough Civic Centre, Etobicoke Civic Centre, York Civic Centre and East York Civic Centre are open for a limited number of in-person counter services. 

Patrons are now able to pay property taxes, utility bills and parking tickets in person. Some services require appointment while others can be accessed on a walk-in basis. Click here for more information on the services are available. 

Road Safety Improvements around Secord Elementary School 

At our last meeting of Toronto and East York Community Council, I brought forward a letter with a number of motions to improve road safety and traffic flow around the Secord Elementary School area.

A bustling neighbourhood home to young families, a TTC station, school, and community centre – I worked with the local community to bring forward a suite of improvements to address speeding and safety concerns for those getting around the area.

I’m pleased to say Community Council voted in unanimous support of the letter and recommendations. Check out a preview of the letter below, and read the full list of the many motions by clicking here!

Upcoming vaccine clinics 

Local appointments can be booked in advance at You can also use the provincial booking system online or at 1-833-943-3900.

Michael Garron Hospital and Toronto East Health Network have been hosting pop-up vaccine clinics in the east end and will continue to do so – check here for an updated list of where you can get vaccinated.

Local Events

Victoria Park Hub Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic ?

Victoria Park Hub is pleased to host a second Pop-up clinic on Saturday March 19th. Victoria Park Hub is conveniently located in the heart of the Golden Mile at the Golden Mile Plaza. First and second doses will be available for individuals aged 5 and over, and third doses for those 12 years of age and over – No appointments necessary! 

Toronto St. Patrick’s Day Parade ?

On Sunday March 20th, Toronto will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day once again with their annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade will begin at the corner of St. George and Bloor Street West at 12 pm and proceed down Yonge Street, turning left towards the review stand at Nathan Phillips Square. Click here to learn more about the parade route and other St. Patrick’s Day events. 

We look forward to seeing everyone return to celebrate one of the largest community events in Toronto and the largest Irish event in Canada.

Effects of Domestic Violence on Mental Health Webinar ?

The Taylor-Massey Oakridge Community Response Committee presented a virtual panel discussion on the effects of domestic violence on mental health. Join us Sunday, March 20 from 7:00pm – 8:30pm. Resources will be shared for the seeking support in the area. Register for the event here

Light It Up 2022 ?

Light It Up 2022 is a free, family-friendly event celebrating the Spring Equinox by filling the east end with lanterns of light and love! There is a free lantern-making workshop happening at the Crescent Town Club on March 19th that are open to anyone and everyone, and then this Sunday March 20th at 7:15pm join us at Dentonia Park for our Community Lantern Parade marking the Equinox. The event is open to anyone and everyone that would like to share their lanterns with their neighbours and to celebrate the first day of spring!

Live Jazz Lecture Series ?

Beach United is excited to offer the first “in person” lecture with Dr. Mike Daley since the pandemic. Many of you will remember the Leonard Cohen lecture series in January 2020 followed by the magical music concert with Jill and Mike performing some of Leonard Cohen’s beloved songs. Then the world changed and we all learned how to connect virtually.

There is nothing like the feeling of being together in a learning community and, for Mike, seeing the masked faces of people interested in the origins and evolution of Jazz Music. This is a favourite subject of his which he has taught for over 20 years.

This lecture series will be followed with a jazz concert with Jill and Mike on Sunday afternoon, April 24, featuring the music highlights from this jazz period. Covid protocols are in place for everyone’s safety. To register, click here.

We are also offering the lecture series online. We will record the live lecture and it will be available on Wednesday following the lecture. Click here to purchase the series online. 

East York Jam Fest 

The Beaches Jazz Festival Toronto presents East York Jam Fest! Rain or shine, the event will be taking place at the East York Civic Centre courtyard on March 26 and 27. Admission is free so grab your dancing shoes and head on over for some great company and even better tunes! Learn more about the music-filled weekend here

Restaurants wanted for Community Centre 55’s annual Soup Tasting Competition ?

Community Centre 55’s annual Soup Tasting Competition is on Thursday, March 31st from 5:00 P.M. – 6:45 P.M. at Centre 55. There are a few spots still open and they would love to have a few more local restaurants join the completion.

The community will be invited to sample the different local soups and cast their vote for their favourite. The winner will get a cash prize of $500 this year, their picture and an article in the Beach Metro News and of course bragging rights and possession of the Silver Ladle for 1 year!

This is a great opportunity for your local restaurant to engage with the community and to promote your talents and goods.

If you would like to confirm a spot as a contender or have any questions, please contact Jade at 416.691-1113 ext. 224 or by email at [email protected] ASAP.

Winter Stations 2022 Continue 

Winter Stations 2022 continues! This year’s theme is Resilience – a characteristic our Beaches-East York community truly embodies. Designers were asked to celebrate the ability of people and communities to withstand and push through challenging and unprecedented times. This year brings an incredible lineup of finalists who have brought some pretty amazing art and design concepts forward. The 2022 winning installations were officially launched on Family Day and will be on display until the end of March. Come check out the amazing artistry before it ends! 

Kingston Road United Church – Concert Series 

Environment Days are back! ?

Mark your calendars! This year, we will be hosting our Community Environment Days on Tuesday April 5 from 4 to 8pm and Sunday April 24th from10am to 2pm at Woodbine Beach parking lot (Lakeshore and Coxwell). Community Environment Days are a great way for residents to get involved and help reduce the amount of reusable and recyclable waste going to landfill and allow for safe disposal of household hazardous waste.

The program, running from April – July this year, provides a convenient way for residents to drop off reusable and recyclable items such as clothing, small appliances, and electronics. Residents can also drop off household hazardous waste, such as paint and batteries, for safe disposal. Free bagged compost can be picked up at any Community Environment Day event. For more information visit: 

Luminato Festival Reveal ?

Join us on Tuesday, April 12th at 11am for a Festival Reveal hosted in Union Station’s West Moat. Enjoy light refreshments as we officially announce our 2022 Festival lineup and celebrate the return to live arts across the city with Queer Songbook Orchestra, acclaimed literary critique Donna Bailey Nurse, and host Anand Rajaram.

From June 9 – 19th, Luminato will reignite the city with big, bold contemporary works of art live across the GTA. Join us in shining a spotlight on the Toronto region with inspiring, large-scale events alongside intimate experiences that unite audiences, artists, and communities.

Date: Tuesday, April 12th
Time: 11:00AM EST
Location: Union Station – West Moat, Lower Level
Enter via York St. entrance, south of Front St.

Beaches Easter Weekend ?

The Toronto Beaches Lions Club presents the Beaches Easter Weekend! The parade was first started in 1967 to mark Canada’s Centennial year and has been celebrating Easter Weekend in the Beaches ever since. 

The Digital Egg Hunt will take place virtually on April 15 from10am – 5pm. Registration for this event is required. 

The Annual Easter Parade will be on Sunday, April 17, 2pm rain or shine on Queen Street East, from Neville Park to Woodbine. 

Visit to register and learn more about the festivities. 

Clean Toronto Together returns April 22 – 24 ?

Hey Toronto, it’s time for a little spring cleaning!  Gather with friends, neighbours and colleagues to help clean up our parks, beaches and other public spaces after a long, cold winter. Let’s Clean Toronto Together! Learn more and register your cleanup at

Community Programs

Seniors Assistance Home Maintenance Program ?

Spring is almost here and that means it is time for Spring Cleaning! We have workers available to assist seniors, and those living with disabilities, in your constituency with things like yard cleanup, grass cutting, garden prep, leaf raking, and other general outdoor cleanup tasks.

Neighbourhood Watch Program ?

Spring Recreation Program Registration  

Get moving this spring with one of the City’s various recreation programs! Registration for City of Toronto spring recreation programs is open. Residents can have fun, learn a new skill and stay active with thousands of programs across sports, fitness, swimming, arts and general interest. Some new programs for spring include outdoor Pilates, outdoor Tai Chi, and outdoor yoga.

Residents are asked to plan ahead and confirm the district for their programs before registration starts. Visit for more information.

Free training in hospitality sector

COVID-19 closures that kept us safe throughout the pandemic have disproportionately affected those working in the hospitality sector. One of the many issues businesses in hospitality are facing as we begin to reopen is a shortage of workers.

In addition, the pandemic has made gaining experience in the sector equally as difficult given the reduced staffing needs during lockdowns. The Hospitality Workers Training Centre is combatting this by offering free hospitality sector training programs. Check out their available training programs here!

Toronto’s 2022 Tree Planting Program 

If you live on Woodmount or Murdock Avenues, check your mailbox in the coming weeks for information regarding tree planting on your street happening this Spring!

Want to help the City grow our urban canopy? Property owners can submit a tree planting request for the City-owned road allowance in front of their home or business. 

Click here for more information about the program.

Want to know what trees are available? Check out the Toronto Street Tree Guide to learn more.

City Pothole Reporting is Open! 

As we continue to complete our work on snow removal, you might be seeing potholes and other types of damage to our roads. We kindly as you passing through the neighbourhood to report these potholes for the attention of 311. You can submit a service request:

Should you be in need of further assistance, reach out to my office.

Topham Park Softball – Registration open for new players! 

Registration for new players for Topham Park Softball is still underway until March 31, 2022. For more information on the season ahead, visit here.

Applegrove Income Tax Clinic 

Neighbourhood News

Community Coyote Safety ?

The City has has developed a Coyote Response Strategy to ensure both animals and people remain safe in our neighbourhoods. The strategy helps provide public education to our communities, including the City’s E-Learning Module which has a lot of tips on co-existing with coyotes. For more information, read through the educational pamphlet below. 

Reminder: Respect Wildlife – please don’t interact with the Foxes at Woodbine ?

The Woodbine Beach area has once again become home to some furry friends! With an increase of fox sightings in the area, our fox friends look set to once again create a den around the Beach boardwalk area. March is typically when Fox kits are born, and although it can be hard to predict where they will have their young, it is likely the kits will once again take their first steps at Woodbine Beach (a picturesque choice!). For the safety of the foxes, the City along with Parks, Forestry and Recreation and Toronto Animal Services have filled gaps underneath the boardwalk in order to deter the foxes from denning there once again, but will continue to monitor the situation closely to keep wildlife wild. Toronto Animal Services, working alongside the advice of Toronto Wildlife Centre, is taking a proactive approach this year to mitigate potential issues by sending reminders out early and increasing monitoring of the area. As a reminder, help protect our wildlife and keep our community safe by following a few simple instructions:

  • Never touch wildlife or pick up young wildlife
  • Always keep your dogs on leash, unless in a designated dogs off-leash area 
  • Never feed wildlife as providing food has detrimental impacts to both the animals and the community 
  • Call 311 if you see someone feeding wildlife or an injured or abandoned animal. 

We can all do our part to coexist with nature and ensure that our public spaces remain safe for everyone in our communities, including our furry wildlife neighbors, too! 

Beaches Sandbox – New Community Centre Opening Soon ?

This week, the Beaches Sandbox Community Centre, announced the Spring opening of their new community hub offering fun, activities, workshops and events to the Beaches community. Motivated by the desire to give back, the fully accessible centre offers a welcoming and inclusive space for people of all ages and abilities to enjoy. The Queen and Lee building has been fully renovated from top to bottom and includes vibrant, modern studio spaces and a state-of-the-art culinary school within it’s 13,000 square feet. The space will also be the home of it’s valued partners and permanent residents: For The Love of It Performing Arts Centre and Kew Gardens Health Group.

Beaches Sandbox will host up to 40 weekly classes with programs in music, cooking, photography, yoga, dance and more! Equipment will be provided for most sessions, so families need not worry about investing in costly instruments or art materials.The schedule is being added to all the time in anticipation for the opening and some of the high quality programs already in the calendar are:

  • Art for special needs – a program designed uniquely for children with special needs by the Canadian Contemporary School of Art; 
  • Rooks to Cooks designed Baking and Cooking Programs for kids aged 5-11
  • Seniors’ watercolour classes
  • Guitar and ukulele lessons for kids designed by Kitchen Music Studios of Toronto;
  • Video Game Programming for kids designed by The Cube School
  • ‘Glow Girls’ girls empowerment program designed by leading Toronto yoga studio,

Head over to our website and register for one of the fabulous programs, find out about partnership opportunities and keep an eye out for the Summer 2022 camp announcement. Financial means or disability should never be a barrier to participation and our fully accessible centre with a wide range of quality, subsidized programs will enable us to fulfill our vision of a brighter future for all children.

Beach Metro turns 50! 

Our local non-profit community newspaper, run and delivered by volunteers, is celebrating 50 years. Beach Metro, previously named Ward 9 Community News, published their first edition on March 1, 1972. Happy Birthday to this beacon of local journalism!

Beaches Inter-Faith Lunch Program celebrates 25 years in the community 

Taking place at various church and synagogue locations each week, the Beaches Inter-Faith Lunch Program has been been providing nutritious meals for the past 25 years to low income, homeless friends, or anyone who is hungry. Thank you to the dedicated volunteers and host locations that have made the meal program such a success.

The Lunch Program always welcomes new volunteers and donations. If you would like to get involved, please contact the Beaches Untied Church office via email ([email protected]) or phone (416-691-8082).

Input Requested – East End Arts 2022 Survey – Deadline Extended! 

Spread the news! East End Arts has launched their fourth annual Arts Survey and they need your help! Open until March 31st, fill out the 2022 EEA Arts Survey to tell them what types of programs and services you would like to see, and how they can better serve East Toronto through the arts! P.S. For those who complete the survey, you will have the chance to win one of two $100 gift cards! The survey will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete, and thank you for helping to shape the arts in the east end!

Click here to learn more! 

Work in the Ward

Toronto Hydro Overhead Civil & Electrical Work; Project 12-20 Dawes Road ?

Toronto Hydro – Overhead Civil & Electrical Upgrade; Project Danforth 

*Work is expected to begin January 2022.

Toronto Hydro – Danforth Ave. Cable Chamber Rebuild 

Munroe Park Avenue Stairs leading to Silver Birch Beach Closed for Construction 

Please be advised that the Munro Park Ave stairs leading to Silver Birch Beach will be under construction. The existing wood and brick staircase is being removed, and concrete steps with a metal handrail are being installed. Weather permitting, this is expected to wrap by late fall.

The cancellation of another project allowed Parks Construction to quickly prioritize this important work, hence the last-minute nature of this advisory.

Access to the Beach can be gained from Neville Park Blvd and Nursewood Rd to the east, and Silverbirch Ave and Willow Ave to the west.

Williamson Ravine Upgrades

Urban Forestry is proposing to plant native trees and shrubs this fall in Williamson Ravine. These plantings are intended to increase the urban tree canopy, improve biodiversity, restore the native plant community, and to prevent soil erosion, following invasive vegetation management. This work is being done as part of the City’s Ravine Strategy.

Toronto Hydro – Woodbine Heights Upgrade

Toronto Hydro – Danforth 4kv Conversion Work

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