City of Toronto Garden Contest 2019

Dear Residents,

The City of Toronto Front Garden Contest is accepting nominations for 2019..  Nominations will be open until July 16. Nominations can be made by email or regular mail (details are included on the attached forms).  Note that entries must include a photo of the garden.


Judging will take place in in late July or early August.  An award presentation will take place at the Toronto Botanical Garden in the Fall.


TTC: Five-Year Service Plan and 10-Year Outlook Survey

Dear Residents,


At the TTC Board meeting on April 11, 2019, the TTC CEO reported that we will be initiating a Five-Year Service Plan and 10-Year Outlook to build on our Corporate Plan (2018-2022) and strengthen Toronto’s mobility network. The Plan and Outlook will set a vision and identify strategies and actions to improve mobility so that residents from Toronto and outlying areas can access the many employment, educational and cultural opportunities our great city has to offer.


In order to achieve this, we are asking Torontonians for their feedback through a short five minute on-line survey available at the following link:

Toronto Ribfest - Volunteers Wanted!


Dear Residents,

This message is a "call for help" for the Rotary Club of Etobicoke. As you know, the Club runs the Toronto Ribfest event. Over the past 19 years, $3.5+ Million has been put back into our community as a result of Ribfest.

 We are in need of Volunteers, both Adult and Youth. 

 The event runs:

  • Friday, June 28th

    Saturday, June 29th

    Sunday, June 30th

    Monday, July 1st

 Volunteer ’Shifts’ are structured in 4-Hour Segments. This can be a fun experience for an entire family to enjoy together.


Attached are flyers that highlight the experience. Also, people can “Register" thru the website:

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Gypsy Moth Aerial Spray - Round 2

Dear Resident,

The second round of aerial spraying for areas labeled as"Day 1" on the online map have been scheduled to take place on Monday, June 3rd from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.. Second round applications for areas labelled as "Day 2" have also been scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 4th from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.. As always, both of these dates are weather permitting. If any changes to these dates occur prior to the event, notifications will be sent out.

We will continue to update you through this email service as we progress into the Round 2 applications. Once second round applications have been completed for all areas, this will conclude our 2019 aerial spray program and no further aerial spraying is to take place.

Please continue to monitor your inbox for email updates in case any changes are made to this rounds schedule. To see which areas are to be treated on Day 1 and Day 2 schedules, please refer to the online map, check out the City's website ( or call 3-1-1. 

Etobicoke York 55+ Sports & Games Committee Qualifying Summer 2019 Events

The 2019 OSGA annual membership fee is only $12. This fee will allow individuals to participate in various events from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020. There may be additional fees for sports such as Golf and Bowling. The events listed below are the qualifiers for the South Central Regional Summer Games held Thursday August 22, 2019 in Scarborough (Toronto), Ontario. Please contact the event convenor for more information and to register. Gold medal winners in the events will qualify to represent District 17 at these Summer Games.

For more information please visit: or email:


Six Points Bridges – Demolition Video

The Six Points Interchange Reconfiguration continues to progress with Dundas Street West recently opening and all of the bridges being removed over Kipling Avenue. Construction will continue along Kipling Avenue and will include, installation of underground services, raising the grade and widening of Kipling Avenue, bike lane installation, side walk and street light installation.

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To watch the demolition video of the Six Points Bridges, please click here.

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