Leaside News

Notice of 2023 Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, November 22, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

William Lea Room
Leaside Memorial Gardens
1073 Millwood Road

Where is Leaside going?

Speakers include:

  • Rob Oliphant, MP for Don Valley West
  • Stephanie Bowman, MPP for Don Valley West
  • Jaye Robinson, City Councillor for Ward 15
  • Gregg Lintern, Chief Planner, City of Toronto

Cycling Network – public input

The City of Toronto wants to hear from you to help make recommendations on which bikeways to build, upgrade and study in 2025 to 2027.

More people are cycling now than ever. The City helps make traveling by bike safer by building bikeways, like physically separated cycle tracks, bike lanes, neighbourhood routes, and multi-use trails. The City is planning where to build and upgrade bikeways next, and they want your input.

Mayor Olivia Chow launches 2024 Budget Consultations

From November 1 to 30, 2023, Toronto residents are invited to share their ideas about the City’s 2024 Budget and Toronto’s future in virtual and in-person consultations and through an online survey available on the City’s 2024 Budget webpage.

Mayor Chow and Toronto City Council will use the feedback to help inform decision making at the City and to support discussions with the Province of Ontario and the Government of Canada to secure a new deal for Toronto.

City survey on micromobility

The City of Toronto is seeking public feedback on the use of micromobility, e.g. bikes, e-bikes and other small vehicles. The results from this survey will be used to develop a city-wide strategy for micromobility, including what new forms might be allowed in future. The survey will be open until December 13, 2023. Take the survey

Mayoral Candidates Face Residents

OCAD University Auditorium,
100 McCaul Street

Rescheduled Debate – mark your calendars!

Thursday, June 22 at 7 p.m.

Live at OCAD University, 60 residents’ associations will host a public meeting to introduce leading mayoral candidates to the people of Toronto. With an outreach to 900,000 residents, this unique event could be a game changer in the municipal election.

The Federation of North Toronto Residents Associations (FoNTRA) and the Federation of South Toronto Residents Associations (FoSTRA) have worked together to organize this historic opportunity, along with the generous support of OCAD University. Major media is expected to cover the resident-led meeting. Questions from residents will put leading candidates to the test.

Virtual Public Consultation

Leaside Neighbourhood Transportation Plan
Phase 1 Near-Term Plan
Wednesday, June 7, at 7 p.m.

The City of Toronto is inviting residents to learn more about the Leaside Neighbourhood Transportation Plan (LNTP) which is being developed to address transportation conditions in the neighbourhood.

Attend by computer, tablet or smartphone:

Leaside is turning 110!

You are invited to join your friends, neighbours, local businesses, community advocates & politicians on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, to help celebrate the 110th anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Leaside.

The event will be held at the Amsterdam Brewhouse (45 Esandar Drive) from 5 to 8 p.m. As there are capacity limits, please sign up via the link below to let us know you are interested in joining us. An official event invite with additional details will be sent 2 weeks prior to the event to all interested parties who sign up by April 15, 2023. Please feel free to share this invite with your friends and family.

Join the celebration!

Leaside is one of Canada’s few truly planned communities, spearheaded by the Canadian Northern Railway (CNoR), and originally designed by landscape architect Frederick Gage Todd using the principles of the Garden City…

1779-1787 Bayview Avenue Community Consultation Presentation

Including 589-595 Eglinton Avenue East & 61-67 Mann Avenue

This community consultation covered two proposals; a 35-storey mixed-use development on Bayview at Eglinton and a 35-storey mixed use development at Eglinton Avenue and Mann Avenue, both of which require Zoning By-law Amendment applications.

The proposal at Bayview and Eglinton includes 373 residential units, 478 bike spaces, 138 parking spaces, and approx. 150 sq. m. of retail space.

The proposal for Eglinton Ave. E. and Mann Ave. includes 389 residental units and 660 sq. m. of retail space.

1840 Bayview Community Consultation Presentation

This proposed 34-storey mixed-use development on the southwest corner of Broadway and Bayview, requires a Zoning By-law Amendment application.

The proposal includes 377 residential units, 416 bike spaces, 74 parking spaces, and 206 sq. m. of retail space.

2-20 Glazebrook Community Consultation Presentation

This proposed 34-storey mixed-use development on Bayview just south of Broadway, requires a Zoning By-law Amendment application, requiring changes including but not limited to standards for gross floor area and floor space index; building height; building setbacks, and parking space rates.

The proposal includes 434 residential units, 466 bike spaces, 91 parking spaces, and 314 sq. m. of retail space.

The application has been appealed to the Ontario Land Tribunal.

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