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Antique collectors organize first Parkdale Flea

Calling all collectors and bargain hunters to inaugural market July 7 ERIN HATFIELD ehatfield@insidetoronto.com

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t may have been inspired by the Brooklyn Flea in New York and it may have come to life after the Junction Flea, but Joshua James said the west-end’s new Parkdale Flea will offer vintage lovers and bargain hunters a truly unique market. “The concept of a flea market really has changed because it used to be selling a lot of used goods,” James said. “But it is not like that anymore; it is artists and designers and it is showing the personalities of young entrepreneurs whether they are selling antiques or designing handmade greeting cards.” James, from Parkdale, and Vince Luk, from the Junction, are the owners of Nobel Street Antiques and the organizers of the Parkdale Flea. Nobel Street

Antiques is largely an online business the men started as a means to pare back their personal collections. “Vincent and I have been collecting for years,” James said. “So we basically decided, after running out of room to put anything, it was time to start selling stuff. “It basically frees up room for us to buy more things because it has become somewhat of an addition,” James said. “It is like a treasure hunt.” The pair have been hosting pop-up antique sales, which James said have been tremendously popular. The natural progression of those pop-ups was to involve other artists and sellers, and thereby the Parkdale Flea was born. The first Parkdale Flea takes place July 7 and a second is planned for Aug. 4. The market will feature vintage goods, col-

Vincent and I have been collecting for years. So we basically decided, after running out of room to put anything, it was time to start selling stuff.. ~ Joshua James

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Joshua James, left, and Vince Luk, will host the first Parkdale Flea in and around Goodfellas Gallery on Noble Street July 7.

lectables, designer objects, local artisan goods, food and drink. Vendors, about 40 of them, were heavily juried and hand selected

for the Parkdale Flea. “It fits into the reclaimed vintage and antique genre,” James said. He added the Parkdale Flea

will be different from the Junction Flea, which Noble Street Antiques has participated in the past. “We want our own fleas to be original,” James said. “We want to use different vendors.” The vendors are paying a standard flea market fee for a table, but James said the Parkdale Flea is not meant to be a moneymaking venture for the pair. The first Parkdale Flea will takes place in and around Goodfellas Gallery, which James owns and operates, on Noble Street, just west of Dufferin Street and north of Queen Street West. Entry to the market is free.

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Exhibition Place community meeting updates on Carnival and more

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Exhibition Place Community Liaison Committee meeting is held annually in order to hear community views and reports from organizers of events held on the grounds. The meeting, chaired by TrinitySpadina Councillor Mike Layton, was held Thursday, June 27 in the Queen Elizabeth Building at Exhibition Place and was attended by about 20 residents.

In 2013 Honda Indy Toronto is taking a more “festival” approach to the weekend-long sporting event, according to Michael Gaid, operations coordinator with the Honda Indy Toronto. In addition to racing, there will be a craft beer tent, food festival, a BMX stunt show, interactive exhibits and live music. He advised neighbours this is the first year the Indy weekend will feature two full Indy races, one on Saturday, July 13 and one on Sunday, July 14. Visit www.hondaindytoronto. com

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Dianne Young, the chief executive officer of Exhibition Place, updated residents on the hotel, which is being built on the east side of the grounds near the Stanley Barracks. The building, by HK Hotels, has had its permits issued and Young said they hope to see the girders rise in the next year. “It will be a real game changer because we really do need a hotel on site,” Young said, adding the owners hope to have rooms open by the Pan American Games in 2015. You can view hotel plans at www. explace.on.ca/about_us/community_meetings.php National Exhibition wCanadian

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Dancers come together to perform at the Junior Carnival media launch Tuesday at Downsview Park.

which took effect in April, and David Bednar, the general manager of the CNE, said he expects it will be a banner year for the 18-day fair that takes place at the end of August. This year also marks the fourth consecutive year without an admission price hike. New rides being

brought in include the Mach 3, a 37-metre arm that whirls riders 360 degrees upside down and inside out, and the Zip Line, a 1,100-feet line off 126-foot scaffolding. Also new will be performances by The Flying Wallendas and an Aerial Acrobatics Show, which will feature cirque per-

formers, trapeze and trampoline artists, jugglers and more. Featured concerts will include The Proclaimers, The Beach Boys, New Pornographers and Walk off the Earth. Visit http://theex.com for more information about this year’s event.

Denise Herrera-Jackson, the CEO of Caribbean Carnival Toronto, explained even though Caribbean Carnival events are spread out across the GTA, it will once again hold its Grand Parade at Exhibition Place. However, this year, HerreraJackson said the parade route will be gated for crowd control. The postparade picnic, which used to be held at Ontario Place, has been moved to Milton, ON., she said. Visit www.torontocaribbeancarnival.com

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ata released last week from Statistics Canada confirmed what most commuters in the Greater Toronto Area already know – we have the longest commute times in the country. Our average travel time of 32.8 minutes to work (one way) is the longest in Canada’s urban regions, according to the data. That makes us more than seven minutes longer than the national average. Something else to think about while sitting on the bus, train or in your cars: our commuting time is now among the longest in North America – topped only by New York City with 34.7 minutes and Washington D.C. with 33.8 minutes, according to Statistics Canada. The data came from the National Household Survey conducted in 2011 by StatsCan. The reality, though, is that the commute is much longer for many Greater Toronto Area residents. This is not something we should be proud of. It’s a conour view demnation of past governments and their poor planning. We can’t StatsCan wait much longer for better road numbers paint systems, better development and improved public transit systems. sombre picture The StatsCan numbers are consistent with the Toronto Region Board of Trade’s stats on Toronto’s average two-way commute time of 66 minutes. The cost of the time we’re spending travelling is not only impacting businesses and their productivity; it’s taking a huge toll on the commuters themselves. According to the TRBOT’s A Green Light To Moving the Toronto Region: Paying for Public Transportation Expansion, congestion is costing the Toronto region $6 billion in lost productivity annually. “No surprise then, that irrespective of who’s measuring, or how, the results are consistent: the Toronto Region’s problems of gridlock are amongst the worst of any major urban centre in the world and getting worse by the day; a fact the region’s weary commuters know all too well as they try to navigate through our congested roads and packed transit systems,” said TRBOT President and CEO Carol Wilding in the Green Light report. It can’t go on. Hopefully, these latest numbers from StatsCan can be used to make politicians at the federal, provincial and municipal levels understand that transportation investment is critical to the economic and social success of Canada’s largest city. Those very politicians can expect it to be a key election issue, and one on which local voters will be looking for real answers and action.

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Interesting possibilities in municipal election Mayor Rob Ford isn’t the only one thinking about the next municipal election in 2014. Radio host John Tory’s thinking about it, word is that TTC Chair Karen Stintz is building a team and New Democrat MP and former councillor Olivia Chow is aimed that way, too. It’s all an invitation to start up a game of fantasy politics post-haste, scour the polls and start picking winners and losers. That’s all good fun. But it puts aside a more vital question: just exactly what the next Mayor of Toronto will be left to work with once the ballots are cast and the winner’s chosen, and what that individual will be able to do with it? Ford has repeatedly maintained it’s been his job to reduce the size and cost of government. He claims that he has so far saved taxpayers a billion dollars. The claim’s not entirely accurate – he’s included both the removal of the vehicle registration tax and the increase of user fees, but it is wrong to say the

david nickle the city mayor hasn’t done taxpayers a good turn, contracting out garbage collection and taming unions and cutting councillors’ budgets. If he’s not re-elected for all that, however, he will also have done his successor a good turn. For two years running now, the Ford administration has operated under a strict policy of sliding three-quarters of prior year surpluses into the city’s capital budget and holding back the rest for unanticipated liabilities. This year, that surplus amounts in total to $248 million. So $186 million will be going to pay cash for the sorts of projects that in the past the city has funded through debt. Last year, the surplus was higher: $292 million. This 75-25 policy is a child of the Ford administration but happily midwived by the city’s finance staff. Keeping debt levels low makes for

far more manageable books and more predictable revenue streams. It also limits city council’s ability to make in-year operating changes, and allows Ford to continue the business of shrinking government in terms of the services it provides. What it does for a future mayor is another thing entirely. By sending surpluses to reduce debt, what the Ford administration has done is create borrowing room for an ambitious mayor to embark on a much more ambitious capital program going forward. Shelley Carroll, the former budget chief under former mayor David Miller and a sometime-mayoral-hopeful herself, wonders what might be done with the Gardiner Expressway going forward. Many things become possible for a city-building mayor riding in on the heels of a mayor whose major ambition was to put a hold on ambitious projects.

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Bring back five cent bag charge I was dismayed to read about Mayor Rob Ford’s rant against the five cent charge for plastic bags, which wind up in the ocean and killing creatures such as whales. Such short sightedness by our leaders is inexcusable. These bags are but a small part of the problem, but one of the easiest to solve. Try to get rid of what else we find in our grocery stores; bread, milk, fruits, all enclosed in plastic. Not only should the five cent charge be obligatory, the complete banning of them, as was done earlier, should be reinstituted. A public campaign to encourage ‘bring your own bag’ would also be money well spent. Stella Kryzanowski

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West-end playwright, director stage Blue Moon Girls at Fringe ERIN HATFIELD ehatfield@insidetoronto.com

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et in the small fictitious Métis-French town of Blue Moon, ON, Blue Moon Girls is the story of a love triangle. Written by Jessica Lea Fleming, Blue Moon Girls runs July 5 to 13 at the Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse as part of the Toronto Fringe Festival. The plot, centering on unravelling relationships, picks up eight years after two friends fall in love with the same man who then marries the one he’s not in love with. “At the core of it, it is a story about people, about sacrifices,” Fleming said. “It is a story about the disservice we can do to ourselves and others when we think we are doing the right thing.” Fleming, who lives at College and Dufferin, grew up in Penetanguishene, a small town on Georgian Bay rich with Francophone

and Métis culture and traditions, which is represented in the play. “There is a lot of French slang and Métis slang that really colours the story,” Fleming said. “It isn’t overt, it is just the setting and it is like the town I grew up in – a fictional, more northern version of my town.” Giving a voice Fleming is Métis, a distinct aboriginal group, which she said doesn’t always have a unique voice. “I really like bringing this world to life,” Fleming said. Woven into the story are elements very specific to Métis culture, like fiddle music and common phrases. “It is nice to feel like that is something unique to this play and it is a bit informative maybe, in the sense that Aboriginal is not one thing and Métis is something very different from (Inuit or First Nations).”

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Wabash Building Society WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Fieldhouse, 40 Wabash Ave. Agenda includes discussion on upgrades to Charles G. Williams Parkette, Town Square funding, Railpath developments, Metrolinx developments and more. Roncesvalles Village Historical Society WHEN: 6:30 to 8 p.m. WHERE: High Park Library, 228 Roncesvalles Ave. CONTACT: www.torontopubliclibrary.ca Roncesvalles Village Historical Society documents, preserves and promotes the history of the Roncesvalles area. Stories in the Park WHEN: 10 to 10:50 a.m. WHERE: High Park Library, 228 Roncesvalles Ave. CONTACT: www.torontopubliclibrary.ca The parkette behind the library becomes a playground for stories, songs, fingerplaying and other interactive fun. Ideal for kids two to six. Bring your blanket. Sunshine only. TD Reading Club Kickoff WHEN: 2 to 3 p.m. WHERE:

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Toronto Vintage Bike Show WHEN: noon to 5 p.m. WHERE: Trinity Bellwoods Park, 155 Crawford St. CONTACT: www.communitybicyclenetwork.org/ toronto-vintage-bicycle-show Brought to you by the Community Bicycle Network, the bike show and sale of goods takes place near tennis courts and circle.

Check out our complete online community calendar by visiting www.parkdalevillager.com. Read weeks of listings from your neighbourhood as well as events from across Toronto. Parkdale Library Basement Auditorium, 1303 Queen St. W. Stop by the library and signup for this year’s Summer Reading Club, celebrating the theme Go! Bon Voyage by handing out activity booklets and kids ‘passport’ for this summer’s stickers.

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>>>from page 1 festival that is about remembering and participating in mad history, challenging discrimination, advocating for rights, affirming mad identities, developing and empowering mad communities and having fun. Held from July 8 to 14, Mad Pride features a robust program of talks, book launches, parties, the everpopular Mad Pride Bed Push, which is a parade symbolizing mad people pushing out into the community. Mad Pride is organized by a diverse group of about 20 people from across the city who identify as mad or psychiatric survivors, individuals who either currently access mental health services or who consider themselves survivors of interventions by psychiatry, or who identify themselves as expatients. Last year, organizers started to plan events across the city and Bach said they had the highest attendance in the history of the event. This year, events are largely being held at Ryerson University, the Dundas/Sackville Apartments, at 246 Sackville St., with a few of the flagship events staying in the west

end, including the Mad Hatter Tea Party at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the Mad Pride Culture Night at the May Robinson Auditorium at West Lodge. With Mad Pride celebrating its 20th anniversary, the decision was made to alter the route of the Mad Pride Bed Push as homage to the first Mad Pride event. This year the parade will begin at the Parkdale Library, at 1303 Queen St. W., at 12:30 p.m. and it will make its way to Trinity Bellwoods Park where there will be a barbecue and party from 3 to 7 p.m. The roots of Mad Pride were planted in 1993 by West End Sur vivors under to moniker Psychiatric Survivor Pride Day. In 2003, Parkdale-based Friendly Spike Theatre Band took on a leadership role in planning the event and from 2003 to 2010 the organizing was lead by Ruth Ruth Stackhouse of Friendly Spike and Peggy-Gail Dehal-Ramson from Parkdale Community Legal Services. “We had been doing it for a number of years and struggling. We didn’t have an operating funding or anything like that. We were just a real grassroots community

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Pinball players will come together in Toronto for two full days of gaming fun. The annual event will feature a variety of pinball machines as well as classic pins from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Participants of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to play. To register, visit http://cpc2013.topl.org/

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The 19th annual Heatwave Toronto Volleyball and Tournament is serving up great times and competitive matches in support of cancer research at SickKids and the new Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning. The two-day tournament at Ashbridge’s Bay features co-ed beach volleyball (competitive and recreational) and great food, drinks, and prizes. For more information or to register, visit www.heatwaveevents.com

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June Rowlands Park in Toronto will be a hub of entertainment on Tuesday, July 16 as local musicians, including SickKids patient Carley Allison, take the stage at the Apple Tree Market at Mt. Pleasant and Davisville to support SickKids. The event will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. Admission is free.

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Ontario government moving forward with revitalization of 155-acre waterfront park ERIN HATFIELD ehatfield@insidetoronto.com A parking lot will be transformed into a new public park and waterfront trail, Tourism minister Michael Chan announced June 26. On the edge of the waterfront at Ontario Place, Chan said the government is moving forward with the revitalization of the 155-acre waterfront park. Ontario Place is owned by the province and governed by a board of directors. It opened in 1971 and was shut down in February 2012 with the exception of the marina, The Molson Canadian Amphitheatre and Echo Beach, Atlantis Pavilion and the parking lots. Now one of those parking lots, known as the administrative parking lot, along the southeast side of Ontario Place, will become a new urban waterfront park and a trail allowing access to the public to the water’s edge. “It will span the size of about four BMO Fields and will connect the existing waterfront trail,” Chan said. The park will be 7.5 acres of green space and will provide some of the most breathtaking views this city has to offer, Chan said. “(It will be) an opportunity to enjoy a premier piece of the waterfront, which has previously gone under-utilized,”

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Chan said. Since 1990 there has been much discussion about the future of the grounds. There have been studies, public consultations, town halls and finally the advisory panel – led by John Tory, former leader of the Progressive Conservative of Ontario – released 18 recommendations exactly one year ago. “My advisory panel developed and delivered a revitalization report that represented the people’s wishes to transform Ontario Place into an iconic, year-round must-visit destination,” Chan said. The report, which includes recommendations to have some private housing on the site, improve transit service to Ontario Place, preserve its natural beauty and make it into a year-round destination, was endorsed by the provincial government 11 months ago. At the time Tory called it a new public backyard for all Ontarians. “Of those 18 recommendations, one resounding vision became very, very clear – the desire of the people of Ontario to have open, free access to

the waterfront,” Chan said. This park answers that desire and moves the revitalization of the grounds forward. The construction bidding process for the park could go forward as early as this month, Chan said, adding the hope is to have parts of the park complete by the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games in 2015 and full completion of the waterfront park and trail by 2017 in time for Canada’s 150th birthday. Chan wouldn’t discuss the cost because it is a bidding process and he didn’t want to disrupt that by revealing the budget set for the project. He encouraged the public to share their ideas on how they envision the new park. That feedback, he said, will be shared with the landscape architects who will work to incorporate public ideas into the plans. “As we continue to make progress on the broad planning, we will continue to engage and listen and to hear the people of Ontario for the future of Ontario Place,” Chan said. “A place that when it is all said and done will serve as a marquee destination for generations to come.”

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