PARA Events

Laneway Dedication

Events – 2019-11-12

On a glorious Sunday afternoon in late June 2019, about 150 of us – PARA-normals, neighbours, friends, and the odd passerby – gathered to dedicate eight new laneways in the PARA neighbourhood.  Led by a trumpeter and trombonist who enlivened the parade with New Orleans-style tunes, we snaked our way from laneway to laneway.  At

Party in the Park

Events – 2019-11-12

It was a lovely day! Sunday, June 9, 2019 was sunny and bright, perfect for attracting scores of community members to Healy Willan Park. The annual Party in the Park offered music, face painting, shoulder massages and fire truck tours. Participants enjoyed pizza from Cafe Diplomatico and sweets from Riviera Bakery, as well as complimentary

AGM 2019

Events – 2019-10-27

Our 2019 AGM was the best attended in recent memory, indicating a high degree of interest and engagement in the civic issues on the agenda. The guest panel featured our councillor, Mike Layton, our MPP, Jessica Bell, and Charter City advocate, Doug Earl. They addressed the impact that recent actions of the Conservative government at

Community News

Speed Enforcement Cameras

MPP Jessica Bell has advised that Ministry of Transportation has finally developed new regulations allowing cities to use automated speed enforcement cameras to ticket speeders in community safety zones. Toronto is installing 50 ASE cameras across the city (two per ward), which will be fully operational once the 90-day notice period required by MTO has passed.

The initial locations of the ASE cameras have been postedand the cameras will be relocated every 3 months. The attached map shows the locations of the downtown cameras. Are you concerned about speeding in a community safety zone? Request an automated speed enforcement camera for your area by filling out the following form

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Newsletters

Winter 2019

Newsletters – 2020-01-21

Our Winter 2019 newsletter was delivered door-to-door early January 2020, featuring: Toronto as a Charter City; Planning for Development on College Street; PARA Laneway Dedication; and Pollinator Garden Grant.

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