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ARECA is a voluntary Community Association representing the views of residents in our Community in matters that affect our Community in North Toronto. Operating since the 1970s ARECA was incorporated in 1988.

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PROPOSED for 346 Eglinton Avenue West (at Avenue Road)
Pre-hearing at the OMB - October 12, 2016
Councillor Carmichael Greb is opposed.
ARECA is opposed.
The City will be fighting this at the OMB as will ARECA.
More information about the proposal here.

EGLINTON CROSSTOWN - CHAPLIN STATION
Recently a meeting was held by Metrolinx about how the construction will impact the neighbourhood.
See the presentation here.

EGLINTON CROSSTOWN - AVENUE (ROAD) STATION
June 2016 - Follow this here.

City Planning has a Yonge-Eglinton "Mapping Tool" available until January 31st.

The next City Planning "Pop-Up" - Sun. Jan. 24, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
North Toronto Memorial Community Centre

The Allenby School Community is half-way to its goal of raising $40,000.00
for a refugee family. Interested in donating ... click here.

PROPOSED for 346 Eglinton Avenue West (at Avenue Road)
A 15 storey mixed use building with 112 dwelling units and ground floor commercial use.
Councillor Carmichael-Greb is hosting a Statutory Public Meeting
Tuesday, November 24/15-7:00 pm - Marshall McLuhan Catholic Secondary School
READ THE CITY'S MEETING NOTICE

City of Toronto Developing a Tree Planting Strategy
The City of Toronto is developing a Tree Planting Strategy that will focus on actions and tools for increasing tree planting and maintenance on private lands. As many of you are aware, read more here

Parks and Recreation Facilities Master Plan
The City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division is developing a new Facilities Master Plan that will guide facility planning for the Division over the next 20 years. Read more about it here.

City of Toronto's Dog behaviour and Responsible Dog Ownership Review-Survey and Public Consultations - read more here.

The Toronto Ward Boundary Review announces the upcoming public meeting schedule.
12 locations across the City, starting September 16.
Details here.

City Planning update, Yonge-Eglinton - NEW WEB SITE LAUNCHED

The Proposed Development at 117, 121, 123 & 129 ROSELAWN AVENUE
WAS APPROVED BY THE CITY
Details of the Development can be viewed here

ARECA's position regarding this proposal has been sent to:
Councillor Christin Carmichael Greb
and to the City Planner, Cathy Ferguson.
~ Please click here for more on this Development Issue ~

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT "EGLINTON CONNECTS"

CORRA's Recent (Aug. 24/14) subsmission to to City Counci
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COMMUNITY MEETING WED. JULY 23/14 RE: LANEWAYS ACROSS EGLINTON

CORRA LETTER JULY 7 2014
TORONTO SUN ARTICLE JULY 6/7 - 2014

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With the cooperation of the "Town Crier", ARECA posts a monthly article.
We refer you to these articles for the most current items we are working on.

** ARECA is an Active Member of CORRA
- Confederation of Residents & Ratepayer Associations -
Important information is located here and here regarding the City's proposed "Development Permit System (DPS)" **
Here are 3 concerns CORRA has with implementing DPS in Toronto.

Concerned about the proposal to have DIGITAL BILLBOARDS across the 401?

Read more here.


"INTRODUCING A NEW APPROACH TO LOCAL PLANNING THAT IS COMMUNITY BASED". View the presentation here.

With new homes being constructed nearer to existing homes, it is possible for existing homeowners to have to raise their chimney higher! Read more about this and learn what you can do to possibly protect yourself from a major expense!

Is your water metered? The City is implementing a mandatory water meter program although there is no time-line yet available and is being rolled out by Ward.  More details here.


The City has provided us with some "FAQs" that range from rooming houses to when you need a permit and a host of things in between.  You can view this either in Word or as a PDF.

There have been articles in the news regarding the Emerald Ash Borers and the devastating effect they are having on true ash trees.  More details here.
ARECA has learned there is a proposed development for 117-129 Roselawn Ave. While it is yet known as to what the development involves, it has been put forward by UrbanQuest Inc. Watch this site for more information as it becomes available.

Click here for more details as we now have a dedicated page for this development.

Refer to our August article in the Town Crier for the latest update available.

ARECA is being asked how our Ward Councillor is Voting ... here are some of the latest results.


Thanks to all who came on the walk.
A review will soon follow.