A team approach to 2020 levee celebrations

  •  February, 2020
By Sean Delaney MPP Tom Rakocevic and Councillor Anthony Purruzza held their first ever New Year’s Levee on Saturday, January 12. It was an afternoon that saw many firsts. Not only was this the first levee celebration for both gentlemen, but it was also the first time, post the old Ward 7 and 8...

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The North Islington seniors celebrate Christmas in style

  •  January, 2020
By Sean Delaney It’s a very special time year and it brought another exceptional opportunity to enjoy a wonderful lunch with some of the seniors in Emery Village - The North Islington Seniors Club. The ninth annual North Islington Seniors Club Christmas luncheon was held on Dec. 14 at the St.Ro...

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To honour and remember in Emery Village Remembrance Day 2019

  •  December, 2019
By Sean Delaney Snow fell softly over Emery’s Joseph Bannon Park on Monday, November 11 as a gathering of residents, politicians and military members paid tribute to the sacrifices made by Canadian soldiers, both past and present. Now in its seventh year, the service around the Joseph Banno...

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Congrats to all these amazing youth award winners

  •  December, 2019
By Sean Delaney On November 2, YNOT (Youth Now On Track) awarded fifteen individuals for Academic Excellence, Leadership, and Community Service as well as being Positive Role Models. The Annual Youth Awards Recognition Dinner was ultimately a great success, and could not have been done without...

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The fifth annual Emery Charity Venetian Ball

  •  November, 2019
By Sean Delaney On Friday, Oct.25 the fifth annual Emery Charity Venetian Ball returned to the Fontana Primavera Banquet Hall. In attendance were more than 350 community members for an evening reminiscent of a grand Venetian carnival. It was a night filled with glamour and high fashion, but als...

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Emery BIA’s Movie in the Park

  •  August, 2019
By Sean Delaney Strong neighbourhoods build strong communities. It’s essential for people to get out of their houses, mingle and get to know those who live around them. Fortunately, the Emery Business Improvement Area (BIA) along with the City of Toronto had the foresight and resources to des...

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Lucy and Lee’s seniors art class extravaganza

  •  June, 2019
By Sean Delaney Where does the time go? Another season of the Emery senior’s art class and social gathering has come to an end. Each Wednesday, a local group of seniors get together to develop their art skills under the skilled instruction of Lucy Catania. The number of weekly participants ...

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Franson Crescent comes alive

  •  June, 2019
By Sean Delaney Many in Emery look forward to the third Tuesday of each June, and Neighbours Night Out. Longtime local resident Lee Jackson hosts the community gathering, which this year celebrated its 20th anniversary and welcomed its largest crowd yet. Many of the neighbours brought delectab...

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