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And the winners in our area were….

As I’m sure most of you know already, John Tory has won the position of Mayor of Toronto. Locals in our area also voted for city councilor and Toronto District School Board (Ward 10) and Toronto Catholic District School Board (Ward 9).

The local winners were:

For City Councillor, Mike Layton won with an overwhelming 83.6% . . . → Read More: And the winners in our area were….

Toronto City Election: Our Ward

October 27th is the official election day for mayor, city councillor and school board trustee positions. We’ve got information on the election, including where and when to vote, who is running in our Ward, and even some details on rewards for voters. . . . → Read More: Toronto City Election: Our Ward

Where to Watch Sunday’s Gold Medal Men’s Hockey Game

Local bars which will be open for Sunday’s Gold Medal Men’s Hockey game are Opera Bob’s and The Dock Ellis. . . . → Read More: Where to Watch Sunday’s Gold Medal Men’s Hockey Game

First Ever Dundas West Fest is Saturday, June 8th

Dundas Street West will host a party of food, art, music and more on Saturday, June 8th. The street will be closed down from Landsdowne Avenue to Roxton Road for the Dundas West Fest from 11AM to 10PM. . . . → Read More: First Ever Dundas West Fest is Saturday, June 8th

Local Jane’s Walks near Ossington

Free Jane’s Walks are happening all over the world this upcoming weekend, including in Toronto and our neighborhood. . . . → Read More: Local Jane’s Walks near Ossington

Councillor Layton Solicits Community Feedback

Councillor Mike Layton is looking for community input through a neighbourhood survey he has created and posted on his website. The purpose of the survey is to get people’s opinions on future development on Ossington Avenue between Dundas and Queen. There are a number of potential sites that could be developed, and Councillor Layton is interested in what residents want for this stretch of Ossington. . . . → Read More: Councillor Layton Solicits Community Feedback

Let Ossington Grow – 109 Should Be Built

Our neighbourhood, as one prominent Toronto writer privately noted, is tainted – people outside are beginning to view the neighborhood as anti-business and anti-development. At this blog we decided it’s time to take a stand against this taint. . . . → Read More: Let Ossington Grow – 109 Should Be Built

Visioning Study Neighbourhood Walk – A Recap

Last Wednesday the Ossington Visioning Study, organized by Councillor Mike Layton, held a neighbourhood walk to look at the structures in the neighbourhood. Scot Blythe, a neighbourhood resident posted in the Ossington Residents Association Facebook page an excellent description of the walk which, with permission, we are resposting here with a few of our photos. . . . → Read More: Visioning Study Neighbourhood Walk – A Recap

City Planning 101 – The Presentations and some homework

If you missed Wednesday’s Planning 101 session at St. Christopher House, don’t fear. We have the materials from the event here. Mike Layton now has a section on his own website with all the materials available for download also. . . . → Read More: City Planning 101 – The Presentations and some homework

Ossington Visioning – City Planning 101 – Aug 8th, 6-9pm

As many of you know Mike Layton has been working hard to listen to the community about the upcoming developments and changes in the neighbourhood. . . . → Read More: Ossington Visioning – City Planning 101 – Aug 8th, 6-9pm