Yesterday and Today : Community Champion

  •  November, 2017
Humberlea’s fighting community champion By Tim Lambrinos Every year, Nov.11 is a day that symbolizes Remembrance Day in Canada. The day allows an opportunity for everyone to give tribute to our fallen soldiers of the past. We can reflect upon the enormous loss of lives and those who sacrificed...

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Executive Director's message - Oct 2017

  •  November, 2017
The upcoming month of November symbolizes gratitude for and the sacrifice of those who fought in wars for our freedom. Please join us at Joseph Bannon Park to pay our respects to our veterans at the annual Remembrance Day service on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. It is located at 65 Mary Chapman...

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Executive Director's message-July 2017

  •  August, 2017
Summer has officially arrived and Emery presented the community with another successful Movie in the Park in July featuring the movie “Sing” at Joseph Bannon Park. After an eight-minute hurricane, a storm that came out of nowhere, all equipment was put back up, tested and ready to go. Even with t...

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Executive Director's Message - June 2017

  •  July, 2017
School is coming to a close and the hot summer weather is slowly showing its scorching ways. When the weather is hot visit Joseph Bannon Park where kids and adults alike can take advantage of the splash pad. Located at 65 Mary Chapman Blvd. conveniently nestled in a safe environment, keeping cool i...

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Lest we forget - Nov 2016

  •  January, 2017
By Sean Delaney Nov. 11, 2016 Once again, residents gathered at Joseph Bannon Park in Emery Village to pay their respects and honour all of our fallen soldiers. Ward 7 councillor Giorgio Mammoliti, Executive Director of the Emery Village BIA Sandra Farina and the North Islington Italian Seni...

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Summer is in the air

  •  June, 2016
Can you smell summer in the air? The sun is still out later in the evenings, birds are building their nests and the end of the school year is fast approaching. It’s that time of year again when Emery Village introduces events and activities to our community. Please join us for our annual Mo...

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Emery Village BIA Executive Director’s message-Jan2016

  •  February, 2016
Welcome to the year 2016! Many of us began with resolutions to create goals toward a healthier life and work balance. Prioritizing for yourself and your family are important objectives that may include activities that get everyone outdoors. In Toronto, one of the great Canadian pasttimes involve...

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Lest we forget - Nov 2015

  •  December, 2015
BY SEAN DELANEY November 11, 2015 Members of the community gathered at Joseph Bannon Park in Emery to pay respect to, and honour, all of our fallen soldiers. With many local seniors groups – including the North Islington Seniors Club – and community members present, Councillor Mammoliti re...

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Publisher’s note Remembrance Day

  •  November, 2015
We must remember. If we do not, the sacrifice of those thousands of Canadian lives will be meaningless. They died for us, for their homes and families and friends, for a collection of traditions they cherished and a future they believed in; they died for Canada. The meaning of their sacrifice re...

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Movie in the park a huge success

  •  July, 2014
Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my! All these animals (balloon, of course) showed up at our first Movie in the Park night on June 27th at Joseph Bannon Park. Over 600 community members and residents came out to enjoy a movie under the stars with their fellow friends and family. This year we ...

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Executive Director’s Message - March 2014

  •  March, 2014
This winter we have experienced cold winds, blizzard storms and massive amounts of freezing rain and ice. It is no wonder why we are all counting down the days until the first day of spring. I know I always get an extra beat in my step when the weather starts to change from the blistering ...

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Skateathon with St. Simon

  •  March, 2014
On March 4th, St. Simon Catholic School elementary students came to skate at Joseph Bannon Park for a fun filled and mildly chilly afternoon. The students had a ball in the snow, drinking over 300 cups of hot chocolate and playing on the playground. A big thank you to all of the teachers and volunt...

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Yesterday and Today:Pro Hockey Players

  •  December, 2013
Pro Hockey Players of Emery Village BY TIM LAMBRINOS Emery Village is known as a perfect place for winter recreation and outdoor sports. Whether children tobogganing on the many steep hills that embank the Humber River or having gatherings of some impromptu skating on frozen Crang’s Pond, the...

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Lest We Forget

  •  November, 2013
November 11th marks Remembrance Day. I had the honour of participating in a small ceremony at Joseph Bannon Park just south of Sheppard off of Weston Rd. Taking a brief moment to remember and honour Canada’s veterans is about more than just wearing a poppy on your lapel. It’s about bringing th...

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