Leaside Toronto Community News From January 27 to February 7

John Manneh February 10, 2014

We are back with your Leaside Toronto community news! We hope everyone stayed safe on the roads last week with all the snow.

Here are all the news and events for Leaside from the last two weeks (January 27 to February 7). Remember to check back as we will be posting the Leaside Toronto community news updates regularly. We also be post blogs with real estate advice and other useful content which you will be able to find on the homepage of our site www.calljohnandlaura.com.


Conference Finds ‘500 Ways’ To Fight Cancer

imageLeaside Toronto resident Nadia Gulamhusein overcame lymphoma nearly five years ago. Since then she has been committing much of her time encouraging youth to make the most of their lives and struggles. The supply teacher gathered with twenty-six students from across the Greater Toronto Area to hear their fundraising ideas with the with the Canadian Cancer Society’s inaugural #MyIdea youth conference. You can read about some of the ideas they came up with here.



Eglinton Crosstown Work Set To Start

imageThe Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction is about to hit Leaside. Excavation for the tunnel boring machines will begin early this month. This will include tree removal, construction staging for the launch shaft, widening of Eglinton Avenue East, installation of construction fencing and barriers, and the relocation of utilities and street lights. Read more about the Eglinton Crosstown Work Here.



Pickup And Dropoff Zone Extended At Davisville School

afterclassesParents of kids at Davisville Junior Public School and the Metropolitan School for the Deaf will soon have more parking on Millwood Road, as Toronto and East York Community Council decided on Jan. 15 to extend the pickup and dropoff area. Read more here.






Cross-Country Skier From Leaside, Toronto Considered A Potential Medallist

imageSix-foot-six, Lenny Valjas from Leaside is one of the tallest cross-country skiers on the World Cup circuit.This is his first time in the olympics although he has won many world cup medals in the past few years. Read more here.




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