Mega city election a goodbye to incumbents

  •  November, 2018
By Tim Lambrinos On Oct. 22, the City of Toronto held their municipal elections. The Premier of Ontario, Doug Ford, trimmed the political field so that our community, and the community to our east, would be represented by a singular municipal official at City Hall. The timing of t...

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It’s History in the Making

  •  September, 2018
By Sean Delaney The recent unveiling of the Italian Gardens Historical Marker was spearheaded by the Emery Village Business Improvement Association (BIA), and part of a celebration to mark the completion of a revitalization project in Humber Summit. The Historical Marker is located on the ...

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Another first for Humber River Hospital

  •  March, 2018
By Sean Delaney Toronto’s Humber River Hospital has partnered with SoftBank Robotics America (SBRA) to launch a new pilot program with Pepper the humanoid robot. This marks the first time a Canadian hospital has recruited a humanoid robot. Pepper is a 4-foot (1.2-metre) tall humanoid robot feat...

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A park to make all of Emery Village proud

  •  March, 2018
By Sean Delaney We continue to follow up on one of the most exciting new projects in Emery Village –our future Indigenous park. As last reported, the Etobicoke/York community council deferred discussion of the December city parks, forestry, and recreation staff report until Feb. 21. The meeting...

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A neighbourhood recreational skating rink for Emery families

  •  February, 2018
By Sean Delaney The wintery icy skating rink located at Joseph Bannon Park is an ideal location for some outdoor wintertime recreation. The park is in the south-east of the community at Sheppard and Weston Rd, in the south end of a large park. The outdoor ice rink is surfaced and flooded eve...

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Delta Bingo & 31 Division Collect Toys

  •  December, 2017
A Mountain of Toys For All the Girls and Boys By Sean Delaney For five years running , the great staff at Delta Bingo have helped to raise a mountain of toys for the annual 31 Division Police Toy Drive. Jennifer Baker, the newly minted Operations Manager at Delta, along with her team of ...

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Senior Art Class

  •  December, 2017
Being social has its benefits By Sean Delaney December is always a time to celebrate and the local Emery Seniors Art group knows how to make that happen with style. I once again had the pleasure to stop in and see first had the fun, comradry and artistic development that is taking place with...

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Charity Gala a smashing success

  •  November, 2017
By Sean Delaney On Friday Oct. 27, the Emery Village BIA hosted the third annual Emery Charity Gala in support of local charities. More than 350 guests were treated to the opulence and grandeur expected of a venetian doge – ornamental colombina masks, gilded table-sets and champagne flutes cont...

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Emery Village BIA Director's Message - Sept

  •  September, 2014
On behalf of all the Emery Village BIA staff and executive board, we would like to cordially invite you to our second Annual Wine Festival at Humber Summit happening on September 13, 2014 on Plunkett and Satterly Road (just off Islington Ave in Humber Summit just south of Steeles Ave. ). This year...

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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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Improved transit but increased driving times

  •  July, 2014
BY SANDRA FARINA Metrolinx is moving forward with its plan for a Light Rail Transit (LRT) system along Finch Ave. On July 9, Metrolinx hosted a public open house at the Julius Banquet Centre at 2201 Finch Ave W in order to present its plans for the proposed light rail vehicle maintenance and stor...

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Emery BIA launches LRT advocacy

  •  July, 2014
Emery Village BIA launches a public advocacy campaign to change the proposed Finch Avenue West LRT By Sean Delaney On June 3rd, 2014 the Emery Village Business Improvement Area held a public meeting to release their independent study of the future impacts of the proposed LRT for Finch Avenue...

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Do you own a business in Emery Village?

  •  July, 2014
Want to move into the digital age? The BIA invites you to come join us for two exciting free seminars. Seminar One: The Power of Many July 16th 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Carmine Stefano Community Centre 3100 Weston Road, Room 126. Free delicious breakfast to be served! For those that have ...

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Emery Village BIA: The future of transit

  •  May, 2014
With a provincial election underway and the mayoralty race beginning, the future of transit is on the public radar once again. On Tuesday, June 3 at 7 pm, Emery Village BIA will host an information night at St. Basil-the-Great Catholic High School regarding the proposed Finch Avenue LRT. The proje...

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Giving Back From the Emery Village BIA to the community

  •  March, 2014
Friends Helping Sick Kids is one of the many charities that the Emery Village BIA sponsors every year. Frank and Martina Damiano founded the charity in 2000. The goal is to improve the health and wellness of all children by hosting fundraisers to raise money for the Haematology (blood) and Oncology ...

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