A Feb. 21 Toronto Star story about Kensington Gardens longterm-care operations demonstrates the strength and creativity of staff, families, and residents responding to the challenges of COVID-19. Read about people who live there, their family members, and staff who manage the facilities and care for residents.
A recent article in Now Magazine lamented the city’s loss from the closing of Parentbooks on Harbord Street. Local resident Dinny Biggs has sent us this story about the loss to the neighbourhood and to her personally. There are deep roots here!
Local resident Colin Furness is featured in this article in the Toronto Star. He’s one of the experts who translate news about COVID-19 into advice for ordinary people. You’ve probably heard and seen his hard-headed and practical comments on radio and TV.
Join us for our first online AGM! Agenda includes financial and other reports, election of 2020–21 area representatives and board (see the list below), Q&A with Ward 11 Councillor Mike Layton and MPP Jessica Bell, and area caucuses to address local issues.
With COVID-19 restrictions, our annual Fall Fair had to be cancelled. However, we are pleased to announce new ways to celebrate our community and support our local businesses. These self-directed activities for different ages will get neighbours out exploring Harbord Village in a new way.
Wednesday Market Days are here again from 3 to 7 pm at the Bloor-Borden Green P lot. Seven farmers now bring fresh produce, using plans for socially-distanced pickup worked out by the Bloor-Borden Market Advisory Committee and Farmers Market Ontario.
School is out, but we can all enjoy the gardens on the south and southwest sides of Central Tech. In Spring 2020, Susan Purvis and the teaching team from the Workplace Bound Program at Central Tech couldn’t meet with their students to work on the school gardens,