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Bike Fest 2015

Dec 4th, 2015 | By

By Laura Inward Wow! What an absolutely fabulous event!  It was so great to see so many of our community out enjoying the day and meeting their neighbours. Many people commented on how great it was and how much they would love to see more of this type of thing. I even recruited a new member
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Police Liaison: Spring 2015

Apr 15th, 2015 | By

By Jon Morrice, 55 Division Crime Prevention Officer Spring is here and our streets are clear of the white stuff and full of cyclists. I would like to dedicate some time to cycling issues from a police officer’s experience. First, safety concerns for riders. The three fundamental rules of Police Vehicle Operations (PVO) that officers
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Checked Out the BTRA Website Lately?

Oct 13th, 2014 | By

In addition to this newsletter, the BTRA also hosts its own website, which can be found at: www.beachtriangle.com. It’s been around since 2006 and regularly attracts hundreds of visits every month. The website has an extensive archive detailing news and events that have happened in and around the Triangle region dating back to the mid-1980s.
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Help Is Here @311

Oct 13th, 2014 | By

Have questions about city-related non-emergency services? Waste Collection and Bins Water and Sewage Roads and Sidewalks Graffiti and Litter Trees and Parks Complaints and Comments Odour Complaints, etc. 311 can help, Just dial 311 from anywhere in Toronto! Or send an e-mail! 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. And/or visit the website at:
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Doors Open in the Triangle

Oct 13th, 2014 | By

By Edythe Gerrard Well, Corpus Christi Catholic Church’s second Doors Open is coming up May 25 and 26. The young lady who organized it last year did a great job. She had a handout that explained the magnificent stained glass windows, including the one designed by former Beach resident and internationally renowned artist, William Kurelek.
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Please Stoop and Scoop After Your Dog!

Oct 13th, 2014 | By

By Mira Claxton As the snow melted, many residents noticed something unsightly in their parks: dog feces. An alarming amount of it. The BTRA has received a few emails from Triangle residents recently, complaining about taking their children to Jeff Sloan Community Parkette only to retreat in horror at the sighting. “It’s so gross.” “My
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More Sewage Work

Oct 13th, 2014 | By

By Hans Looije Many of the buildings at the Ashbridges Bay Sewage Treatment Plant have now been made air tight to contain all the smell. The last phase of covering the treatment beds is yet to be finished. If on a warm summer day, you smell foul odor, do not hesitate to call the city
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President’s Report Spring 2013

Oct 13th, 2014 | By

By Hans Looije Since the last newsletter, we have seen city council approve the new Queen Street East Urban Design Guidelines (UDG) for the Beach. This has resulted in the developers of 200 Woodbine (north-west corner of Queen and Woodbine) and of the former Shell station property (north-east corner of Queen and Woodbine) to appeal
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Residents Advised to be Cautious of Door-to-Door Water Testing

Oct 6th, 2014 | By

Councillor Janet Davis (from November 19 Newsletter) The City of Toronto has received complaints from Toronto residents who have been approached by companies offering door-to-door water tests or requesting water samples with the aim of selling water-related products. The City is aware of these companies and does not endorse or sponsor private water testing or
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President’s Report Winter 2013

Oct 6th, 2014 | By

First, a comment about timing of this newsletter. Your BTRA Board of Directors agreed to postpone distribution until February in order to include up-to-date information regarding the recent Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) decision. Under normal circumstances, Triangle Topics will continue to be distributed as scheduled, in May and November. When the OMB decision was handed
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