SERRA AGM – Monday May 14, 2018

This year our annual general meeting will be held on Monday May 14, 2018 at Greenwood College School, 443 Mount Pleasant Rd., Toronto.   Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for attendees to enjoy refreshments, renew memberships and browse information booths. The formal meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m.   Guests speakers include Councillor Josh Matlow, TDSB Trustee Shelley Laskin, and City Hall reporter Jennifer Pagliaro.   If you live in … Read moreSERRA AGM – Monday May 14, 2018

Pottery Playground under construction – remove your toys

A City of Toronto notice has been placed on the Pottery Playground sign at 601 Merton St.  which reads, “Due to park improvements scheduled to begin May 22, 2018 all toys left in the pottery playground will be removed.” You have been warned.  

Development Update – (April 12, 2018) : Infrastructure, schools, transit are BIG concerns! 

By Andy Gort, SERRA President The opposition to overdevelopment in our neighbourhood is growing.  We enjoy a strong patrnership with our councillor, Josh Matlow and City Planning/Legal staff, in efforts to work for more appropriate development. Now the TDSB and Shelley Laskin, the TDSB school trustee for Ward 11, are adding their voices. Concerns have been expressed for some time about the wider impacts of development on “hard” infrastructure such as water and sewers, and … Read moreDevelopment Update – (April 12, 2018) : Infrastructure, schools, transit are BIG concerns! 

SERRA’s No To Brownlow Yardsale on CBC News

Toronto neighbourhood group needs $65K to fight against developers …so it’s holding a yard sale South Eglinton Ratepayers’ and Residents’ Association needs at least $65K to go to OMB A neighbourhood group in north Toronto is organizing a yard sale on Saturday hoping to raise the tens of thousands of dollars it needs to help pay for its three-year fight against a proposed condo development in the area. The South Eglinton Ratepayers’ and Residents’ Association … Read moreSERRA’s No To Brownlow Yardsale on CBC News

Neighbourhood Character Guidelines

A pilot project to establish design guidelines for a mature urban neighbourhood has been recently completed in the Long Branch area. This area faces many similar challenges to those in SERRA. To find out more about the results of this study, click here. The Long Branch Neighbourhood Character Guidelines aim to ensure that future development within this community is undertaken in a manner which is sensitive and generally consistent with the existing physical character of … Read moreNeighbourhood Character Guidelines

18 Brownlow – Notice of Public Meeting January 17, 2018

January 19. 2018 update: Thanks to everyone who came to the public consultation meeting. Read the news article in the South Bayview Bulldog by clicking here. Note: This revised application is for 174-188 Soudan Ave and 71-73 Redpath Ave.

An online petition: Save the Ontario Tree Seed Facility, in Angus Ontario.

We are sharing this information from Susan Antler, chair, Friends of the Utopia Mill & Park ___________________________________________________________ Please consider signing and sharing this online petition to save the Ontario Tree Seed Facility, located in Angus Ontario. For the past 94 years, the Ontario Tree Seed Facility (OTSF) has been responsible for providing the seeds which have populated the forests of Ontario.  On its 90th anniversary a couple of years ago, the OTSF was applauded for its major contribution … Read moreAn online petition: Save the Ontario Tree Seed Facility, in Angus Ontario.

Jane’s Walk – Saturday May 5, 2018

Get out your walking shoes for SERRA’s second annual Jane’s Walk. Our first heritage walk was very successful, and this year we have chosen a new walking route past historic houses in Davisville east of Mount Pleasant Rd. The walk will start at 2:00 pm on Saturday May 5th at south-east corner of June Rowlands Park. Check our SERRA website for last minute details. If you would like to volunteer to assist in this year’s walk, contact … Read moreJane’s Walk – Saturday May 5, 2018