About the LRA
The Leaside Residents Association (LRA) is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization that represents the residents of the neighbourhood of Leaside in the city of Toronto, Canada. We aim to enhance the livability of Leaside through advocacy and community-building. Learn more about us, including the area we cover!
The City of Toronto hosted a consultation on 1446-1500 Bayview (Valumart site) on Thursday, May 13, 7 to 9 p.m. The presentation (PDF) is available for download from the developer’s website. You can give feedback to the developer directly.
The City has published details of the application to redevelop 70-80 Wicksteed (Lake Leaside site) and nearby properties. The application proposes the relocation of Canadian Tire, which currently occupies a site slated for development by RioCan.
The City is holding a consultation on Tuesday June 1, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Register online.
The City is proposing zoning amendments for as-of-right garden suites – i.e. a secondary dwelling unit, typically detached, on an existing residential property. Read more about the Garden Suites initiative
The City of Toronto is running a Garden + Suites survey, to gather public and industry opinion about Garden Suites in Toronto. The survey is open until June 1, 2021.
The LRA is gauging interest in a possible Neighbourhood Watch program for Leaside. The aim would be to share information within the community and with police about serious crime and safety matters.
How interested are you in joining a Leaside Neighbourhood Watch program?
Committee of Adjustment
Have you just received a notice from the Committee of Adjustment about a neighbouring property and don’t know what to do?
Check out our guidelines and explanation of the procedures and let us know if you need assistance!
Subscribe to our newsletter
Subscribe to receive news from the LRA about Leaside issues.
We will also try to keep you informed of any issues specific to your street or immediate vicinity, including Committee of Adjustment applications, LPAT hearings, etc.
Thinking of renovating, adding, or rebuilding? Consult the character guidelines developed to help owners, architects, and designers in gaining an understanding of what makes Leaside’s natural and architectural attributes valuable and how to extend these to new development.