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Special: Beach Triangle Residents Association: 25 Years of Service to the Neighbourhood

In 1984 Tom Jakobek wanted another weapon in his arsenal in tackling neighbourhood problems. Residents of the area bounded by Queen Street East, Kingston Road and Woodbine Avenue (known as the Triangle) were complaining about problems with Greenwood Race Track... [More]

Stories from the Spring 2010 Newsletter

Incineration Stops at ABTP!
In last Spring's issue of Triangle Topics, Karen Buck -- long-time Beaches resident and point-person for Citizens for a Safe Environment (CSE) -- provided readers an overview of a long-running community issue: On-site thermal reduction (commonly known as waste incineration)... [More]

"Love Thy Neighbour" was Lovely
Hey neighbors, this is a follow-up on our Feb 13th "Love Thy Neighbor" event. What better way to celebrate Valentines Day but to share the love... [More]

55 Division CPLC Police Week Community Fair and BBQ
A family-friendly festivity for all ages will happen Wednesday, May 26 from 4 - 8 pm at Woodbine Park on Queen St. E. at Winners' Circle... [More]

Capture the Sun
The concept of solar energy has been around for more than a century, but the rising cost of energy, advancements in technology resulting in improved efficiency and the lower cost of an installed system makes solar energy a wise investment... [More]

Neighbourhood Watch Launched
The Beach Triangle Residents Association is implementing a Neighbourhood Watch program for the area, something that existed years ago and is being resurrected, driven by recent minor thefts... [More]

Report Graffiti: Often a Symptom of Greater Problems
Reporting graffiti is more important than you may realize. It is not 'just' property damage. It may even look pleasant and well thought-out. But graffiti often signals far more serious... [More]

Right to Know By-Law
In the Fall, 2009 issue of the BTRA News I reported that City Council had adopted an Environmental Reporting, Disclosure and Innovation Program. The program includes a new bylaw, which will require businesses... [More]

TPS Links: Neighbourhood Alerts Direct to Your Phone!
There's a new way to receive local crime updates and emergency alerts! You may have once received neighbourhood criminal activity alerts from Toronto Police Services... [More]

Off Shore Wind Generation Proposal: Present Situation
By now you will already know that the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) is seeking new sources of electricity. The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) is encouraging the development of renewable energy generation from wind and water sources through the leasing... [More]