Concerned that 38% of Toronto’s carbon emissions come from transportation? Thinking about ways to lower your carbon footprint? Want to use your car less, but not up for cycling everywhere?
The HVRA’s NetZero Committee has organized a fun informational fair about the new electric assist bicycles available locally.
… Read more Pedal Power Fair – Sat. Sept. 25, noon to 4pm
Enjoy the 2021 HVRA Fall Event: schedule and locations (updated Sept. 10).
- In lieu of our usual Fall Fair, HVRA is pleased to announce a scaled-back but enjoyable Fall Event.
- All events are free (though donations to the artists are encouraged!)
- Participants are encouraged to wear masks and observe social distancing.
… Read more HVRA Fall Event, Sun. Sept. 12
UPDATE: As of Sept. 13, we’ve received over 400 responses to the survey that will help guide the NetZero Project — and there’s still time for more!
Interest is increasing! If you haven’t sent in your input yet, please click now on this link.
… Read more Now We Have over 400 Survey Answers and Many Pizza Winners!
The owner is delightful, and the coffee is amazing. The Toronto Star of April 25 profiles Leighton Walters, who opened Found Coffee at 324 College at the start of the pandemic, and has kept it open by making customers happy. His backstory includes 63 hospital stays,
… Read more Found Coffee and Its Owner
HVRA hosted a free webinar on June 1st at 7pm on the topic “Financial Incentives for Pursuing NetZero”. You can now watch it on YouTube. For more information on our NetZero Carbon Project and another webinar, check out our NetZero Carbon page.
… Read more Watch our NetZero Webinars on YouTube now!
After much urging from HVRA, the city is planning to clear your sidewalk next winter — just like in the rest of the city. A recent article from the Toronto Star quotes HVRA Board member Bob Stambula:
Robert Stambula of the Harbord Village Residents Association welcomed with relief news that he won’t again have to argue for an end to the situation where even one resident failing to shovel can create a big hazard for many.
… Read more City to Clear ALL Sidewalks Next Winter
For more information and to register, please see our event listing.
Meet your neighbours, find out what is happening in your community, contribute and be involved.
Our speaker is Colin Furness, infection control epidemiologist and Assistant Professor of Information,
… Read more Register for our Spring Meeting on Tues. May 18, 2021, 7-9pm
Clearing up extraneous garbage is a spring ritual with both environmental and aesthetic benefits. This year (again), Earth Day Community cleanups are shaped by pandemic restrictions.
The Harbord Village Community Clean-Up is back on Saturday April 24—with social distance. The clean-up will be a DIY affair this year with residents collecting garbage and recycling,… Read more Harbord Village Spring Clean Up