The Garden District is a dense neighbourhood made up of highrise condominiums, apartment buildings as well as single-family homes. It is the home to Allan Gardens and its beautiful indoor botanical garden. The Garden District includes a group of volunteer residents who make up the Garden District Resident Association.

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June City Council Recap

June City Council Recap

Toronto City Council held another lively meeting on June 26 and 27. The agenda included governance and operations reviews of both Sankofa Square and Moss Park Arena, as well as several items that addressed housing affordability and homelessness. 

Statement on 214-230 Sherbourne St

Statement on 214-230 Sherbourne St

The Sherbourne and Dundas area remains a top priority for my office to see properly revitalized, and one property that comes up frequently is 214-230 Sherbourne Street. There has been some recent movement on the site, and I wanted to provide a broad update about what is happening and what some potential next steps may be.

Allan Gardens June 2024 Update

Allan Gardens June 2024 Update

With summer upon us, there has been a resurgence of encampments across the City. Allan Gardens is no exception. Despite falling to a low of three encampments earlier this spring, we continue to see the number of encampments fluctuate in response to the availability of shelter beds.

Community Environment Day at Allan Gardens

Community Environment Day at Allan Gardens

On May 18, I held my first Community Environment Day for 2024 at Allan Gardens. I was pleased to see so many turn out to drop off their recycling, dispose of electronic and household hazardous waste and pick up free compost. The weather was perfect and it was amazing to see the efforts of City staff.

April City Council Highlights

April City Council Highlights

Toronto City Council had another full and engaging agenda this past April 16 and 17. There was timely discussion about fixing the Vacant Home Tax, big strides in improving tenant assistance for those impacted by rental demolitions, and plans to expand both its Student Nutrition Program and the Alcohol in Parks program. 

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