Scarborough celebrates Canada Day

The City of Toronto encourages residents and visitors to enjoy Canada Day and celebrate Canada’s 148th birthday in Toronto on Wednesday, July 1. City-organized and community events will be held across Toronto. Scarborough’s annual Canada Day celebration in Thomson Park will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event will include a free pancake breakfast, buskers, bouncy inflatables, entertainment and a craft show and sale. Seniors can participate in…

Chin Lee, CUPE 416 and Rosewood Taxpayers’ Associaton Movie Night Tonight

Toronto City Councillor Chin Lee, CUPE Local 416 and the Rosewood Taxpayers’ Association are co-hosting a Movie Night tonight at 75 Alexmuir Blvd. – St. Marguerite Bourgeyos Catholic School. The film screening will take place in the field behind the school. Drop by at 8 p.m. to grab a prime viewing spot before they’re all gone.  The movie will start at sunset, which is approximately 9:02 p.m.  CUPE 416 will…

Bringing the Pan Am Path to life

Toronto invested $1.9 million to connect multi-use trails across the city to create the 84 km Pan Am Path.  This recreation and transportation trail stretches across Toronto, connecting the city from east to west.  As part of the Pan Am Games, Council endorsed an initiative to bring the Pan Am Path to life. Here’s what’s in store: The Pan Am Path Art Relay is a series of art and music…

Beautifying our communities through the Backyard Tree Planting Program

LEAF – Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests – works with residents to beautify the city by planting backyard trees.  The full service program affords you a 30 minute consultation with an arborist, 1 tree, full planting service, mulch and a planted care guide.  The cost ranges from $150 to $220.  Alternatively, you can plant native shrubs for just $25. Going green with edible garden kits will cost you some…