Community helps Rowntree Mills Park sustainability

  •  November, 2021
By Sean Delaney On Sunday, October 3 many residents met at Rowntree Mills Parks to continue planting new shrubs and plants. Stephanie Smith of the Toronto Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) was the coordinator for the community-based restoration team. Why is everyone digging holes in one partic...

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Publisher’s comment - Jan 2021

  •  February, 2021
Happy New Year to our Emery readers. How is everyone? I hope you’re finding ways to stay healthy and positive through these crazy times. If there’s anything that we at the Emery Village Voice can assist you with, please don’t hesitate to reach out: sean@emeryvillagevoice.ca Despite everything g...

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Looking back at 2020 with the Emery Village BIA

  •  January, 2021
By Al Ruggero As we approach the end of the year, it is without a doubt that no one will forget 2020. Most of all, we can begin to celebrate (in our bubbles, of course) the fantastic news that the new year will bring us closer to the end of our tribulations as the miraculous vaccines reach more ...

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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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Beauty abounds in Emery

  •  October, 2019
Ward 7 Councillor Anthony Perruzza has created a Neighbourhood Awards program to recognize residents who contribute something special to the community. It’s an important way to connect and celebrate each other’s strengths. If strong fences make for good neighbours then beautiful gardens should mak...

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A community with strength - Humberlea strong

  •  October, 2019
By Sean Delaney The second annual Humberlea community Picnic in the Park saw hundreds join together at Strathburn Park on Saturday Sept. 14. By all accounts the event was a huge success with a fabulous turnout. The weather was perfect and why not? Nobody’s raining on this parade. D...

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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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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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Grand opening of new trail system connecting communities

  •  May, 2019
By Tim Lambrinos In June 2012, Toronto City Council adopted the Bikeway Trails Implementation Plan. The document is the basis for new multi-use trail development in the city. The broader plan called for 77 kilometres of multi-use pathways to be built over the next 10 years. One of these n...

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Community enjoyment

  •  April, 2019
What’s better than a wintertime skate? A free wintertime skate with family and friends courtesy of Councillor Anthony Perruzza. There were two free public skating events, the first taking place March 6th at the Gord and Irene Risk Arena and the second at the Habitant Arena on March 10th. For ma...

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