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,
NOW WEEKLY: 7:30pm Wednesday evenings.
For almost three months from late March to late June, residents of Major Street spent 10 minutes every evening banging pots, marching and dancing — two metres apart, but close in spirit.
Due to Covid-19, we’re replacing our in-person meeting on May 20 with a webinar featuring Sheena Sharp, already booked as the guest speaker. For more details on the webinar, including technical instructions, click here.
Is your house drafty,
You may have heard strange noises outside recently. Groups of neighbours step out on their porches or sidewalks every evening at 7:30pm (keeping the required 2-metre distance from each other) to bang on pots or make music. It’s a way of honouring the healthcare workers who put themselves at risk to keep us safe.
On December 5, 150 people from across University-Rosedale came together for MPP Jessica Bell’s annual recognition of community members who are making a difference. It was truly inspiring to celebrate the countless people working hard to make positive changes in our community.
The full list of honorees and a photo album from the night is posted here.
In the last 10 years, Harbord Village has lost 30% of our trees and 23% of our canopy cover. Now two reports point the way towards recovery.
University of Toronto Master of Forest Conservation students have analysed our 2007-8 and 2017-18 tree inventories,
You may have read about the changes the provincial government, without consultations, is about to impose on the TOcore Plan. This Toronto Star article details these changes and provides some context.
HVRA requests that the Ministerial decision to amend the TOcore official plan be withheld until consultation and review by the City of Toronto and its residents can take place.
HVRA has a long history of helping businesses connect with neighbours—and of producing thriving patios that are good neighbours.
Sidewalk patios in Harbord Village always tug at different needs and interests of business owners/clients and of the neighbourhood. After all, sidewalk patios are on public property.