Executive Director’s message - April 2023
Executive Director’s message
With spring in full swing and the crocuses in full bloom, tulips starting to sprout and grass slowly showing signs of life, we finally find ourselves wanting to be outdoors again We crave longer walks and stopping to say hello to the neighbours we have not seen all wi...
The holidays are upon us. I look forward to reunions with loved ones, traditional home-cooked meals, and perhaps even a visit from Santa.
We’re almost through one of the busiest times of the year, and this year, no doubt, is more hectic than ever. I hope you are doing well and ma...
Emery Village BIA Executive Director’s message - September 2022
Emery Village BIA Executive Director’s message
The weather is getting warmer and we hope the community is settling into the fall season. There are several businesses in the BIA with fall sales and we encourage you to shop local. As construction continues on Finch West Avenue and Milvan Drive for th...
The Christmas spirit is alive and well in Emery
By Sean Delaney
What happened to the Good Old Days? Over the decades, there seems to be a continuing decline in the number and participation in local holiday events. Local events, where neighbours share good cheer together, watching their children delight with an old-fashioned Christmas parade. Goo...
Welcome back, Toronto!
By Sean Delaney
This is our moment to show love to the places, spaces, businesses, and people that make Toronto such a vibrant, dynamic and diverse city. Recently, Mayor John Tory and Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson, Chair of the Economic and Community Development Committee, in association with f...
Yesterday and Today: New Trail System
Our new trail system on an age-old floodplain
By Tim Lambrinos
Around 60 years ago, the property where Daystrom Drive Public School and Lanyard Park stand today was still part of an amply sized farm. During the 1940’s and 1950’s, Richard Storer was the farmer who cultivated its crops, had c...