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Celebrating Black History this month

Celebrate Black History this month by exploring the remarkable stories of three notable Black individuals from North York’s vibrant past, each contributing to the rich tapestry of its history. Please Check out these three individuals. Paul Smith – Commander Paul Smith, the first Black officer to command a ship in the Royal Canadian Navy, led …

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NYSC Active Living Fair 2023

Take part in NYSC’s Active Living Fair North York Seniors Centre is hosting an Active Living Fair this year in partnership with the Older Adult Centres’ Association of Ontario (OACAO) with funding support from the Government of Ontario. Join us for North York Seniors Centre Active Living Fair! Enjoy a day filled with health and …

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Geoffrey Emanuel Geduld, 1930- 2023

Geoffrey (Geoff) Emanuel Geduld died peacefully at the Riverpath Retirement Residence in Ottawa on Saturday October 28, 2023 at the age of 93. Geoff graduated from Concordia University (Montreal) with a Bachelor of Commerce in 1974 and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A) from York University (Toronto) in 1983.   Geoff was a pioneer in the Information …

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Take a look a North York house from the 1830’s

Take a look at home that was built in 1835 by Joseph Shepard. The house is one of a few remaining homes that has ties to the 1837 Upper Canada Rebellion. Visit the BlogTO article to read more about it – https://www.blogto.com/real-estate-toronto/2023/08/90-burndale-avenue-toronto/

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Interested in supporting the planning of the Downsview lands?

Northcrest Developments and Canada Lands Company are working together to plan the future of their lands in Downsview – a process we call id8 Downsview. An essential part of the process is effective communication and engagement with members of the public, communities, and stakeholders. Northcrest and Canada Lands are reconvening the Community Resource Group (CRG) for …

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Upper Avenue Community Market – May 20th to October 2023

A team of resident association volunteers has been busy working on the upcoming Market which will run throughout the summer and into the fall season (October). The Market will be managed by “Bunch of Farmers”, a well-seasoned provider that has run other successful markets in our city.  You will be able to select from lots of fresh …

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New landmark greets visitors on Finch at Keele

Source – https://www.toronto.com/news/new-landmark-greets-visitors-on-finch-at-keele/article_e7e11671-042c-555b-bf73-b8b52c9f55d2.html When Betty McQuillan walked to school along Finch Avenue, it was a gravel road. Her one-room schoolhouse, Elia Public School, stood on the northeast corner of Finch and Keele Street, about a mile from her family farm. “You knew most of the people in the school, or they were cousins or relatives,” …

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