Places to cool down in Emery
Lanyard Park (splash pad)
Address: 138 LANYARD RD Open 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
A 2.1-hectare park near Weston Road and Finch Avenue West features a lit ball diamond, three outdoor tennis courts, a basketball court, a splash pad, and a children’s playground.
And close by to Emery is the...
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...
Councillor’s Corner-June 2016
June is upon us and summer is officially in full swing. I hope you have had an opportunity to take advantage of the fantastic summer weather we have had so far this year by visiting one of the many beautiful parks in Ward 7.
If you haven’t had the opportunity, I strongly encourag...
Spring has Sprung in Emery Village
By Sayada Nabi
Every year the wait for spring, after a dark cold winter, seems long and cruel. On Groundhog Day (February 2nd, 2014), when Ontario’s famous groundhog Wiarton Willie saw his shadow, we were warned of an elongated winter. According to folklore, the appearance of his shadow meant 6 ...