Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (Billy Bishop Airport) will hold its first public meeting in association with updating its Master Plan on February 7, 2018. The planning process for the Billy Bishop Airport 2018 Master Plan will include a public consultation process that will include the public, neighbourhood community groups, airport stakeholders, government agencies, and first nations communities.
The first public meeting is scheduled for:
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Metro Toronto Convention Centre – North Building Level 200 – East Meeting Rooms 205 & 206
5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
For more details on the format of the meeting and location see the Public Announcement.
The first Parliament Buildings of Upper Canada (1797 - 1824) were located right in our St. Lawrence Neighbourhood at Front and Parliament Streets in what was the heart of the former Town of York.
The "First Parliament" site and the area around it are historically significant, representing the industrial and commercial forces that helped shape the city. The First Parliament project is an effort from the City of Toronto to examine how the site can best be developed in order to tell important stories from its history and serve related community purposes.
We invite you to access this promotion kit which is designed to create engagement and involvement in this project. It includes information about upcoming events, background information, and sample social media posts for those interested in helping to promote this important project in our neighbourhood.
The first public event will take place on February 6 and will be a public lecture at the Enoch Turner Schoolhouse from 6:30pm-8:00pm (doors open at 6:00pm). This event is free and open to the public. Register here.
More information about the project can be found at firstparliament.ca.
The SLNA received an update and information from the City of Toronto regarding the King Street Pilot that we invite you to download, review and share with your neighbours.
Download the Fact Sheet
Learn about the Parking Promotion which is valid until November 2018.
Questions, comments or concerns can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attached to this post is a PDF file containing the agenda, previous Community Meeting minutes and SLNA Bylaws for discussion at the next SLNA Community Meeting on November 29th, from 7-9 p.m. at 115 The Esplanade.
Attached to this post is the meeting agenda for the October 25th SLNA Community Meeting. Also attached are the draft SLNA Meeting minutes from the September SLNA Community Meeting.
The next SLNA Community Meeting happens on Wednesday, September 27 from 7-9 p.m. at 115 The Esplanade. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. The agenda and minutes from the previous community meeting are in this post.
The St. Lawrence Neighbourhood Association not only advocates on behalf of residents in this area on issues that affect the quality of life in our neighbourhood, but we also support many activities that make living here a joy. This weekend the Feast of St. Lawrence Festival at the St. Lawrence Market and surrounding parks is making life here one big celebration of delicious culinary delights.
We are pleased to be one of the sponsors of this weekend long event and invite you to learn more here.
Road closures are required for this event and details are in the document attached to this post.
Living in the St. Lawrence Neighbourhood means that you are only ever a few short minutes walk away from Toronto's beautiful lakefront and all the parks, shopping and activities in the areas north of it. We're pleased to share with you some of the activities animating our waterfront, courtesy of the following Waterfront Toronto newsletter.
Animating our Waterfront - Summer 2017 Edition
Uke Can Sing
Where: Corktown Common
Uke Can Sing is a series of free outdoor workshops that gather people in the park and teach them how to sing and play the ukulele. Led by K Funk and Lady Ree – the infamous singing ukulele ladies of the TTC Subway Musicians program – participants will learn how to play and sing a full song on the ukulele by the end of each 90-minute workshop.
Wednesday, August 9 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 16 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 30 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Voguing for Vitality
Where: Underpass Park
Voguing for Vitality is a series of free public workshops that harness the power of Voguing to help participants find their own meaningful and purposeful existence. Workshops will draw on this freestyle form that uniquely fuses modelling, theatre, and dance. Lead artist Robert Halley will be joined by guest artists to guide participants to explore musical rhythm, aerobic warm up, fun character acting role-play, modelling, poise, eye-contact, strutting the catwalk (with a rack of clothing and props to choose from) and geometric arm coordination patterns (think human Tetris).
Friday, August 11 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Friday, August 18 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Friday, August 25 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Ol’ Time Carnival: The Story Must Be Told
Where: Sherbourne Common
In honour of the 50th anniversary of Toronto’s Caribbean Carnival celebrations, the award-winningCajuca Mas Arts Producers will present their special 2017 project Ol’ Time Carnival: The Story Must Be Told. Costumed performers, live narration, drumming and Calypso will tell the story of the African origins of Carnival. Come join us to celebrate Carnival and the important history that has brought this unique celebration forward, from slavery to the streets and stadiums of cities around the world!
Saturday, August 12 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Local arts-based community organization, Jamii, has created a theme for its activities this season called FEETPRINT.
FEETPRINT is all about exploring the questions:
Who am I?
Where do I belong?
How do I behave?
FEETPRINT is a multi-layered storytelling project that sees 150 people of all ages
sharing their stories by creating shoe designs using markers (a project inspired by
Art on Sneakers http://martkd.com). Each designed shoe will become part of a
collection that will grow throughout the summer season and will be displayed at
The intent of this effort is to ignite conversations about individual journeys and identities
through the creative process of designing canvas shoes with markers. These
journeys will inspire a participatory film project (2018) that will document activities and will be screened in the St. Lawrence community during December.
Jamii is inviting senior residents of the St. Lawrence neighbourhood to design one shoe, which will join the growing collection of shoes and will be exhibited at Jamii's upcoming August FEETPRINT Live
in the Park event.
The shoe design takes place during a series of 3 workshops, led by local visual artist Kerryn Graham.
Workshops (Location TBC) will take place:
Tuesday Aug 15 2pm to 4pm
Thursday Aug 17 2pm to 4pm
Tuesday Aug 22 2pm to 4pm
Followingt these workshops participants will be invited to put the final touch on their shoes on August
26th (6pm to 9pm) during "FEETPRINT Live in the Park” where the collection will be displayed.
This series of 3 workshops are designed as a welcoming space to share your story with the group. There is no drawing experience necessary and no cost involved.
To confirm your interest in this project, please contact Jamii by Monday August 7 via email: email@example.com.
The next meeting of the SLNA will take place on Wednesday, July 26 at 115 The Esplanade, from 7-9 p.m. (registration begins at 6:30 p.m.). The agenda for the next meeting is attached to this post.