Winter 2009

Neighbourhood Watch for the Triangle?

Dec 1st, 2009 | By

By Tanya Vancea Recently in our little community there have been a few break-ins, vandalized properties and front porch theft. We are trying to put together a “Neighbourhood Watch Program” in the Triangle. What we are looking for is a “Captain” on each street. We need someone to volunteer (not much time) gathering emails or
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Right to Know By-law

Dec 1st, 2009 | By

By David Windrim On December 1, 2008 Toronto City Council adopted an Environmental Reporting, Disclosure and Innovation Program. The program includes a new bylaw that will require businesses and City operations to publicly report their use and release of 25 hazardous chemicals. The reporting bylaw will come into effect on January 1, 2010. Reporting will
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Save the Date – Saturday, February 13th, 2009, Love thy Neighbour Wine & Cheese Night

Dec 1st, 2009 | By

By Terra McKenna We will be hosting an evening of fun, mingling and dancing with your neighbours on the above date in the Corpus Christi Hall (Lower Level). Mad Dog from 99.9 will be volunteering his DJ services for the event; so come on out and have some fun with your neighbours. Amazing door prizes
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Home History: The ‘Queen’ of the Triangle’s Grand Old Ladies

Dec 1st, 2009 | By

The Triangle boasts several grand old houses on the corners of its intersections but, in my opinion, the ‘Queen’ is 82 Dixon on the northwest corner of Dixon and Rainsford. Current owner, Kate Langford, asked for a look into the history of her home. 82 Dixon has several features that make it stand out: A
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2nd Annual Beach Triangle Funfest was a Great Success!

Dec 1st, 2009 | By

By Terra McKenna We held our 2nd annual Beach Triangle Funfest on Saturday, September 12th in the Corpus Christi church parking lot and it was a fantastic success! Funds raised at the event supported the Tourettes foundation. Our resident DJ – Mad Dog from 99.9 was our MC for the event and we had amazing
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Farewell and Hello, Hello Again!

Dec 1st, 2009 | By

The Collins family moved from their home at 57 Rainsford Road after about 40 years of living there. David and Grace Chan left their home at 50 Rainsford several years ago due to ill health after living there for more than 35 years. Now their son, Philip, has moved and the home has been placed
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A Friendly Reminder

Dec 1st, 2009 | By

By David Windrim When is it illegal to wash your car? Well, when you’re a Toronto resident and you’re in your driveway, but there are options… Drop that sudsy bucket, Toronto car drivers you could be breaking the law! A Toronto by-law, passed in 2000, prohibits the runoff from driveway car washing from entering the
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“Beach Solar” Formed

Dec 1st, 2009 | By

A group of Beach neighbourhood residents have formed Beach Solar, an initiative to aid Beach residents and businesses to cost effectively adopt environmentally sensitive methods for improving energy efficiency. The BTRA has been participating in these meetings, recognizing the opportunity for Triangle residents and businesses. Inspired by LiveGreen Toronto animator, Martina Rowley, the group of
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Local Residents Get Outdated Parking Regulations Changed

Dec 1st, 2009 | By

By Laura Inward The Beach Triangle is unique in many ways. We are a community within a community. We have our own resident’s association. We are rich with history and community pride. We also, until recently, were almost the only community in Ontario to be restricted to one-hour parking. The one-hour parking restriction had been
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New Triangle Condominium Approved

Dec 1st, 2009 | By

At City Council meetings on September 30 and October 1, the City approved the development of a six-storey, mixed-use, condominium to replace existing buildings at 1864 – 1876 Queen St. East – at the north-east corner of Queen and Rainsford Rd. This decision came after the Toronto and East York Community Council public meeting of
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