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take five: The purpose of a family dance held Saturday at the Centre for Growing Families, at 80 Gladstone Ave., was to encourage everyone to get up and dance. But that doesn’t mean you can’t take a breather. Two-year-old Olive Auty-Nield takes a break along with her trusty stuffed animal.

Toronto’s first tool library is opening its doors in Parkdale on Saturday. An initiative of the Institute for a Resource-Based Economy, the Toronto Tool Library (TTL) has an inventory of more than 500 tools including hand, power, gardening and specialty tools. High-value items include power generators, mitre saws, welding tools, shop-vacs, ladders, lawn mowers and even a pottery wheel. Located in the basement of the Parkdale Activity-Recreation Centre, at 1499 Queen St. W., the TTL will offer annual memberships for a nominal fee. Members will have access to the more than $10,000 worth of tools, which were donated by community members and sponsors like PARC, the Parkdale Thrift Store, Canadian Tire, Wurth Canada, Champion and Mibro. Opening weekend hours are Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, March 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Boulevard Club rebuild puts waterfront access on the table ERIN HATFIELD ehatfield@insidetoronto.com Parkdale’s exclusive recreation and social club is looking to expand, and some hope construction could lead one step closer to continuous waterfront access. Sitting on the edge of Lake Ontario, The Boulevard Club, which grew out of the Parkdale Canoe Club, has been in opera-

tion since the 1930s. The property it sits on is leased from the city and The Boulevard Club has exclusive use of that portion of the waterfront. As it stands, The Boulevard Club legally doesn’t conform with the city’s official plan or Western Waterfront Master Plan (WWMP), which both say the public is entitled to continuous access along the waterfront. But the club wants to rebuild

the west wing of its building and needs a variance from the Committee of Adjustment to do so. Parkdale-High Park Councillor Gord Perks said a rebuild would require the club to come into compliance with the WWMP. Currently, the Sunnyside Boardwalk leaves the water’s edge just before Palais Royale to the west of the Boulevard

Club. It veers north to meet the Martin Goodman Trail and doesn’t reappear until after the Argonaut Rowing Club to the east. Between these two points, a number of private facilities, the largest being The Boulevard Club, have private waterfront access. The long-term intent of the WWMP is to continue the boardwalk along the water’s edge, including in front of the

various facilities that today enjoy unrestricted private access to the water. If the club chooses not to expand the footprint of the building, they would not be forced to come into compliance, but if they want to make changes, Perks said he believes the club should come into compliance with city policy. Mike Babin, president of the >>>PROPOSED, page 3


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Proposed rebuild would extend the building northward Providing waterfront access to the public would be difficult at this time: club president Mike Babin >>>from page 1 Boulevard Club, explained a rebuild of the west wing is unnecessary. The Boulevard Club was built in three sections and the western edge of the club is the oldest part of the building, constructed nearly 90 years ago. “When it was built it was built on top of a concrete slab and that slab has been deteriorating for some years now, to the point that we have been advised by consulting engineers that it is time to replace the slab,” Babin explained. Rather than simply replace the slab, Babin said the club decided to tear down the old building and replace it with something new. The proposed rebuild will extend to the north and be about 10,000 square feet larger than the existing structure. It would include larger locker rooms, a family change room and a multi-purpose room that would enable the club to program things such as volleyball and indoor soccer for kids and indoor lawn bowling for seniors.

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The Boulevard Club is expanding, putting the question of waterfront access on the table.

In terms of making allowance to relocate the boardwalk to the south side of the club, Babin said at this stage of the game, it would be difficult for the club to undertake. “If you take a look at the layout of the club, the clearance between the outdoor

swimming pool, the outdoor patio and the break wall, it is very narrow. “There just isn’t the room to put that kind of a public thoroughfare through,” Babin said. “Today, we don’t see the possibility of providing that public access.”

However, the project to rebuild does not in any way preclude that from happening in the future, Babin said. “We are not building to the south towards the lake,” Babin said. Understanding it is difficult at the moment to provide

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continuous waterfront access, Babin said the club is open to doing other things to provide a benefit to the community, such as possible improvements to Dowling Beach to the east or improvements to the Martin Goodman Trail. “We recognize that The Boulevard Club occupies a very nice piece of real estate and in return we try our best to give back to the community,” Babin said, highlighting the club’s fundraising efforts to benefit the Parkdale Activity Recreation Centre among other charities as evidence. Waterfront access But area activists maintain there needs to be some progress toward putting the measures in place to enable uninterrupted waterfront access. “I think people generally

accept that the club has a history there and will probably continue to be allowed to exist there, but it needs to compromise with its lease holder,” said Dirk Townsend of the Parkdale-High Park Waterfront Group. Andrew Emery, president of the Parkdale Residents Association (PRA), said The Boulevard Club operates on leased public parkland in the heart of the western waterfront so there is considerable public interest in how it develops and how their plans mesh with the WWMP. “Cities around the world have realized the importance and enormous benefits of reclaiming their waterfronts for public use,” Emery said. “The reality in Toronto is no different.” Emery said PRA is committed to keeping pressure on the province, the city and existing leaseholders to see the WWMP vision through. The PRA plans to hold a meeting in April on the topic of the western waterfront and the Boulevard Club’s plans. Information about the meeting will be posted on www.parkdale.to

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CNE parking nixed from popular park, Ex GM concerned ERIN HATFIELD ehatfield@insidetoronto.com For years, in August, it has been a similar scene – Marilyn Bell Park becomes a parking lot to accommodate cars for the annual Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) and the Parkdale-High Park Waterfront Group takes to protesting. But, recently the city has decided to put an end to Marilyn Bell Park parking and the waterfront group couldn’t be happier. Meanwhile, the CNE is hoping there is still room to negotiate a plan to keep parking. Marilyn Bell, a 28-acre park, is across from the intersection of Br itish Columbia Drive and Lake Shore Boulevard and follows the lakeshore just west of Exhibition Place. It’s a popular green space for west-end residents, but

is used as overflow parking during the CNE. The practice has gone on for years and in exchange the CNE undertakes the clean up and parks and recreation assesses damage, which is charged back to the CNE. The city also gets a percentage of parking fees that go toward tree reforestation in Toronto, but not necessarily in Marilyn Bell Park. Dirk Townsend, a Parkdale resident and a member of the Parkdale-High Park Waterfront Group said the organization worked toward the day when people would see the rationale behind not using parkland for parking cars. “Now here we are and it is fantastic,” Townsend said. For more than six years the group has gone to the park with signs and taped off entrances to try to curb parking.

“In this area, close to the waterfront, we have large populations, quite dense housing and the people stream down to the lake in the summer and they want to be able to play soccer and use the beach,” Townsend said. “They don’t want to find the parkland full of cars.” Pa r k d a l e - H i g h Pa r k Co u n c i l l o r G o rd Pe rk s explained Marilyn Bell Park, like all city parks, is not for parking. “When I first took office there were all kinds of people who parked along the waterfront for all kinds of events – Canada Day fireworks and various wing-fests – but the city and I have been very clear with everyone that parks are for people, not for parking,” Perks said. “So we have gradually been reducing the amount of parking for certain events. The (CNE) has known this was coming.”

Perks and the general manager of the parks department and have met with representatives of the CNE a number of times over the past year or two to discuss having the fair transition out of parking at Marilyn Bell. ‘Consistently told them’ “We have consistently told them that they had to either provide us with a plan for transitioning out or we would simply not allow them to use the park anymore,” Perks said. “They haven’t produced a plan.” Perks said as a result the Ex has been told the park will no longer be available for parking. To enforce that message, 20 new trees were planted in the area, Perks said. David Bednar, the general manager of the CNE, said he is very concerned about the direction the parks depart-

ment and Perks have taken. “We hope the door is open to further negotiation,” Bednar said. “We still think an exception should be made because we think we are worthy of an exception.” He said the CNE has reduced the number of parking spaces it offers in the park during the CNE from 2200 to a maximum of 800 cars and only uses them when the other lots are full. “We recognize residents of Parkdale need parkland, but one of our real concerns is the cars that aren’t able to park there will filter north and park in the neighbourhood,” Bednar said. “When the other lots are full they are going to turn up Jameson (Avenue) and start looking for a place to stash the car.” The CNE is yet to make their formal application for permission to use the park

again this year, but Bednar said they will be making one. Based on the response from the city, Bednar said they will see what the options are and one of the options may be to take their request to council. “We have been such a fact of people’s lives for so long we hope people have a soft spot for us and are willing to make some reasonable accommodations,” Bednar said. However, should the decision hold, Townsend said he hopes to see more organized use of the parkland happen over the summer. “Now that we know there is not going to be several hundred cars parked there a lot of different options come up,” he said.

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Political will needed for transit funding It’s hard to argue with Toronto Region Board of Trade (TRBOT) President Carol Wilding who said the time for debating how to pay for transit expansion is over. However, providing funding recommendations like those in the TRBOT’s discussion paper, A Green Light To Moving The Toronto Region, doesn’t make funding a reality. Four revenue tools are recommended: a one per cent regional sales tax; a $1 per parking space levy; a 10 cent per litre regional fuel tax; and a road toll for highoccupancy lanes charged at 30 cents per kilometre for single drivers who wish to use the lanes. All revenue raised (nearly $5 billion annually) is to be earmarked for transit expanGreat. That amount is our view sion. more than double the $2 billion Metrolinx says is needed each year Board of Trade for the $50-billion Big Move plan. The numbers are impressive. suggests These are all worthy recommendarevenue tools tions – but it all comes down to the increased taxation of people and the willingness of levels of government to impose such taxes. We’re a far cry from any government having that courage and, despite the board’s assurances, from understanding what the public would accept. The Board of Trade discounted using devices such as property tax hikes to fund transportation, citing them as revenue sources for municipal governments – and always under consideration to increase to keep municipalities afloat. Whether in the form of a straight-out tax, a levy, or toll the end result is the same – money comes from the pockets of residents. We have said many times that we will get the kind of transit we pay for. Very true. The ambitious recommendations are what is needed. After all the region is losing $6 billion in productivity annually. While the TRBOT suggests upward of 50 per cent of people would be willing to swallow taxes to fund transportation it’s never that easy to evaluate acceptance. We do know this. You can’t tweak today’s revenue generation and come up with an answer that would raise the required capital to build the system and to maintain the operation. This paper offers dramatic new income sources to be considered. But is there a political will to carry any of these recommendations forward?

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TRBOT’s transit funding proposals a good start People are The Toronto Region Board tive on council, worries about david nickle responsible of Trade (TRBOT) has been the $1-a-space parking levy a big player in policy develthe board’s suggesting. the city opment at Toronto City Hall That reaction shouldn’t be for their For years they’ve been the rule for the board’s prosince amalgamation. Which is not to say that advocating massive public posals: specifically, a one per own actions it’s always been a welcome funding of transportation cent regional sales tax, a 10 player. In the early years of amalgamation under mayor Mel Lastman, it proved a powerful ally in obtaining help from the federal and provincial government; during the mayor David Miller years, it attempted to provide budget advice that council – or at least the mayor – had little interest in hearing. It’s weighed in on social issues, infrastructure and tax policy at the same time as it’s engaged in its more core business of... well, business growth and retention. This week, the board stepped into the fray once more: this time, with a suite of taxes, fees and levies to come up with about $3.5 billion a year, going toward public transit. This is not a huge leap for the board.

infrastructure expansion in Toronto. Uneasy

On the other hand, it is newsworthy, when a business organization is the first out of the gate in proposing what under other circumstances its more conservative members might decry as a massive tax grab. In this case, the conservatives who seem most uneasy about these proposals are the ones on Toronto council. Mayor Rob Ford has made it clear he doesn’t support any tax increases for transit. Doug Holyday, the deputy mayor, doesn’t like them much either. Even Karen Stintz, the chair of the Toronto Transit Commission and generally a more progressive conserva-

cent per litre regional fuel tax, a road toll for HOV lanes, and the aforementioned parking levy. The proposal is a good start toward coming up with the $50-billion cost of the regional Let’s Move plan. One might add to that a portion of income tax – so that the entire cost isn’t borne through user fees and consumption taxes – but the TRBOT does provide the basis for a payment plan for the cost of building our infrastructure to match our city’s needs and aspirations. The alternative is the continued reliance on the current mayor’s fantasy of private sector funding that will never materialize. In other words, stagnation.

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Re: ‘Don’t bet on casino debate, info coming slowly,’ The City, March 14. I n D a v i d N i c k l e’s column, he refers to the city’s chief medical officer of health’s warning of the potential negative effects a casino would have on problem gamblers. The inference is we shouldn’t build a casino here. By that logic, we should close bars, beer stores and liquor stores because of the potential negative effects they have on problem drinkers. People have to take some responsibility for their actions/addictions and not expect the state to do it for them. Build the casino, but put it at Woodbine. Bruce Gates

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Kick off the 2013 garden season at the second annual West End Seedy Saturday this weekend at Bonar-Parkdale Presbyterian Church. Seedy Saturday is a chance for gardeners to come together to share mint tea and to participate in a seed exchange, art making and free gardening workshops. There will be kids’ activities, unique seed sellers, community group displays and treats for sale at 250 Dunn Ave.

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Making Room Community Arts is celebrating the Parkdale Activity Recreation Centre’s (PARC) 33rd anniversary by turning the westend drop-in centre into a giant indoor market with performance, art and toys to enjoy. Dubbed ‘Under One Tent’, this free event takes place Friday, March 22 at 7 p.m. at PARC, 1499 Queen St. W. For details on PARC, visit http://parc.on.ca

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Custom built Classic Victorian inspired all brick 4 bdrm homes in south Etobicoke. Incredible imported high end finishes thru-out, state of the art automation system. Definitely a must see located just minutes to the airport or downtown Toronto from $868,000.

HE R ANOTL D SO INCREDIBLE 82’ X 208’ ESTATE!!

Prestigious executive 5+2 bdrm 2 storey, gorgeous stone & brick exterior, professionally landscaped lot, backing onto Conservation lands, absolutely a must see, beautifully finished thru-out, Jatoba hardwood & granite flrs, custom kitchen inground pool, & much more for $1,990,000!!

PREMIUM RAVINE LOT!!

Gorgeous Property 90’ x 143’ lot backing onto the Humber River & situated on quiet dead end street. Custom built 2 storey with addition & walkout bsmnt. Fabulous layout, granite countertop & floors, 5+1 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, finished basement with second kitchen ideal for entertaining or nanny suite, w/o to professionally landscaped lot with inground salt water pool, patio, deck, & spectacular ravine views. Meticulously well maintained property offered at only $1,699,900!!

CUSTOM BUILT ALDERWOOD 2 STOREY!!

Fabulous design, great curb appeal, Large 4 bdrm with 4 washrooms, finished basement. Stunning classic combination of hardwood, marble & ceramic floors, high ceilings, skylight, Oak stairs, family size kitchen with breakfast area, granite countertop, centre island, stainless steel appliances & many extras for $888,800!!

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Spectacular totally renovated 2 storey! Modern kitchen with granite counter top, gleaming hardwood floors, gorgeous bathrooms, finished basement. New roof, windows & deck, 2 car Carport parking, stone & brick exterior, high demand Trinity Bellwoods area, walk to shops, restaurants, 24 hrs street car and much more only $875,000!!

VELLORE VILLAGE!!

Gorgeous Aspen Ridge Baltic Model. 4 bdrm Brick & Stone exterior interlock driveway, thousands spent on upgrades, cathedral ceiling, gleaming hardwood flrs, gas fireplace, main floor den, wrought iron railing, upgraded s/s appliances, master bdrm retreat, 5 pce ensuite, professionally landscaped, inground sprinklers, fabulous curb appeal only $827,900!!

BACKING ONTO GOLF COURSE!!!

Large detached 4 bdrm 2 storey, finished basement, huge 50’ x 199’ lot! Located close to all conveniences, quick access to Hwys, many upgrades thru-out, Well maintained home Must be seen for $799,900!!

#1 in West and Central Toronto combined by units of listings sold for all Companies of all Brokers & Sales Representatives 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and according to a study of MLS data prepared by an independent auditor of real estate statistics.

CLIENT’S CORNER! Dear Mr. Leo, Thank you for your many useful hints on our transition and the welcomed certificates. I would like to take this opportunity also to thank and commend your agent Robert Paluzzi who has been a wealth of information for us. He was well informed both for our purchase and the sale of our home. He was always professional, punctual, informative and very accommodating. He was extremely thorough in explaining wording, conditions, waiver, etc. He was always cheerful and charismatic. He graciously answered all our many questions and addressed our concerns. We could not have been so blessed with having an agent like Robert. His presence certainly radiates a positive trusting and charismatic persona. We are very lucky to have had this experience with him. We are sure that he will marvel your company in many ways. Once again, please thank Robert for his expertise and caring manner that he has shown us. Sincerely, Mary G.

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Stunning Heathwood built 4 bdrm 2 storey, huge principal rooms, Impressive family size kitchen, granite countertops, under cabinet lighting, s.s appl. double oven, main flrs. den, family room, & laundry rm, spacious Living & dining room master suite with 2 large w/i closets, 5 pc. ensuite, garage access door, the list goes on and on for this Milton Beauty! Only $799,900!!

Spectacular custom executive 3+1bdrm 2 storey, brick & stone exterior, opulent open concept layout, high coffered ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors, magnificent gourmet kitchen, stainless steel appliances, marble countertop, breakfast bar, & fireplace. Magnificent master bdrm, ensuite w/ soaker tub, glass shower + spa, W/I closet, & sitting area, Sept. entrance to finished bsmnt in-law suite must be seen for $749,900!!

Rare 5 bdrm 2 storey on a beautiful lot. Just steps to Gametwood Park along the Etobicoke boarder. Gorgeous family rm with w/o to private fenced lot 20’x40’, inground pool. Huge bedrooms and principal rooms, renovated baths, fabulous country kitchen with s.s appliances and breakfast area, large finished basement 2nd kitchen & 2 bedrooms, gleaming hardwood flrs. and much more. $719,000

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Incredible luxury condo, great location close to Vaughan Mills shopping centre, Canada’s Wonderland, restaurants, and all conveniences. Fabulous gated community, 24hr concierge, Fantastic facilities, spacious 2 bdrm condo, stainless steel appl. Granite countertop, gleaming ceramic & hardwood flrs thru-out. A must see for $619,900!!

Totally renovated 4+1bdrm 2 storey, on a premium ravine lot overlookingtheHumberRiver,over$155Kspentonupgrades, custom kitchen,B/I appliances,Corian countertops,gleaming hardwood flrs., professionally finished basement with w/o, ideal for entertaining or in-law suite, 2 gas fireplaces, 4 baths, 4 w/o, deck, pattern concrete patio, and many extras for only $699,900!!

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YORKDALE-GLEN PARK!!

Spacious 3+1bdrm bungalow on large lot, well maintained home. Large sun-filled principal rooms, separate side entrance to huge basement rec. room and extra bedroom/ utility room, great central location close to Lawrence Subway Station, Allen Rd, Hwy 401, Schools, Yorkdale Mall and much more for only $599,900!!

SIMPLY STUNNING!!

Fabulous 3bdrm detached 2 storey, beautifully finished thruout, gleaming hardwood flrs, spacious open concept layout, finished bsmnt, with 2nd kitchen, large rec rm, professionally landscaped lot, custom deck, pond, interlock, French curbs, wrought iron gate, and many extras located close to park, school, Vaughan Mills, must be seen for $529,900!!

SIMPLY STUNNING!!

Renovated 3bdrm 2stry freehold co-op , open concept living and dining room, gleaming hardwood floors, beautiful modern kitchen, finished basement, two full baths, great location close to all conveniences for only $310,000!!

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS!!

Attention builders, rarely offered 53’x 100’ building lot in Long Branch south of Lakeshore Blvd, lot value only, sold as is, build your dream home, great location close to all conveniences just minutes to downtown Toronto for only $598,000!!

HEART LAKE EAST!!

Large 4+1bdrm 2 storey in Sandlewood / Richvale area! Family size kitchen, marble floors & counter tops, centre island, combined living and dining room, family room with fireplace, laminate floors, large master bedroom, 4 pc ensuite & w/o closet, finished basement rec. room, located close to all conveniences for $469,000!!

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Gorgeous Maple Condo completely upgraded through out, fabulous gourmet kitchen with granite countertop, top of the line s. s. appliances, spacious living and dining rm, gleaming hardwood floors, large master bedroom with ensuite and W/I closet, ensuite laundry, great amenities and many extras included, located close to all conveniences for only $309,900!!

DETACHED 3+1BDRM 2 STOREY!!

Totally renovated gorgeous home, private 7 car driveway with double garage, spacious living room, with fireplace, Bay window, formal dining, renovated eat-in kitchen, s.s. appliances, walk out to huge deck, separate side entrance finished basement with 2nd kitchen, nicely landscaped lot and many extras for only $549,900!!

ATTENTION BUILDERS!!

Prime South Etobicoke opportunity, great land value for 25’ x 133’ lot, build your dream home, great location, close to all conveniences, just minutes to downtown Toronto for only $438,000!!

THE JAMES CLUB!!

Prime Kingsway / Edenbridge neighbourhood. Fabulous layout, 1+1 bedroom suite, open concept living and dining rm, w/o to private balcony / terrace, thousands spent on upgrades, granite countertop, breakfast bar, high ceilings, steps to transit, Humbertown Plaza, & amenities only $308,900!!

IMPRESSIVE JANE & WILSON BEAUTY!!

Spectacular renovated 3+1bdrm detached bungalow, gorgeous pattern concrete & landscaped lot fabulous curb appeal, open concept living room, gleaming hardwood floors, renovated kitchen, renovated bathrooms, separate entrance to finished basement, located close to all conveniences and many extras included for only $549,900!!

COMMERCIAL/ INDUSTRIAL

Excellent location near Airport Rd. and William Parkway, close to all major Hwys, 900 sq ft of office space & 2300+ sq ft of Industrial space, previously used for garment manufacturing, zoning allows for mixed use, clean office area with reception and board room, must be seen $415,000!!

FABULOUS PORT ROYAL PLACE!!

Spacious 2 bedroom corner suite, thousands spent on upgrades, gorgeous upgraded kitchen, open concept living and dining room, gleaming hrdwd flrs, W/O to large balcony, ensuite laundry, 24 hr security, great location close to Islington Subway, Islington Village, restaurants, shops, schools and much more just minutes to downtown Toronto or the airport, shows amazing, for only $299,900!!

LUXURY 5 LEVEL!!

Situated on a premium 52’ lot, double door entry, hardwood floor, 2 skylights, w/o to deck & patio, separate side entrance to finished basement ideal for entertaining or in-law suite, renovated gorgeous bathrooms, Jacuzzi soaker tub, separate shower, double garage & drive, walk to William Osler Hospital & Humber College only $529,900!!

JANE & RUTHERFORD!!

Fabulous luxury condo, great location, 1+1 bdrm, updated kitchen, S. S. Appliances, granite countertop, undermount sink, upgraded ceramic, gleaming hardwood flrs, large combined living and dining rm, W/0 to balcony with view of the creek & courtyard, 24 hr concierge, and fantastic facilities for only $349,900!!

STUNNING VAUGHAN LOW-RISE CONDO!!

Prestigious Springside Estates, Jane/ Rutherford, well layed out 1bdrm condo, spacious open concept living & dining rm, w/o to balcony, beautiful kitchen, with granite counter top, s. s. appliances, undermount sink, 9’ ceilings, gorgeous laminate floors thru-out, many upgrades and extras included for only $293,500!!

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Soaring 17’ ceilings & windows, unobstructed sunny west views, custom blinds, fabulous master bedroom retreat combined with den overlooking 1st floor, open concept main level, Herringbone hardwood, kitchen island, fireplace, amazing suite, incredible value, rooftop terrace, fabulous facilities located minutes to downtown Toronto for $289,900!!

MAVIS/DUNDAS!! Impressive 2 bdrm condo townhouse, absolutely immaculate home, nicely renovated. Large Bleached Oak kitchen, spacious open concept living and dining room, with w/o to large balcony, great lower level suite for only $269,900!!

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2790 sq ft classic custom built 2 storey all brick semi detached luxury homes. Located in the Long Branch area, Newly built, select your luxurious finishes PreConstruction price $698,000 Detached Luxury homes Pre Construction prices $798,000

MILLGATE MANOR CONDO!! Fantastic 2+1 corner unit in high demand Burnhamthorpe & Mill Rd. area, large combined living & dining rm, w/o to balcony, 2wshrms, den, ensuite laundry, central air conditioning, and many extras, well managed building, & amenities for only $269,000!!

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128 WESTROSE AVE - Royal York & The Kingsway

$999,900 Custom Executive Home. 4 Bedrooms & 4 Lux Bath. Chef’s Dream Kitchen Combined W/ Family Room; Granite, Marble, Hardwood Fl, S/S Appliances, Fireplace & W/O To Deck & Perennial Yard. Lavish Master W/ 5Pc Ensuite, Glass Shower & Free Standing Tub. Finished Bsmt. Near Lambton Kingsway School, Parks & Bloor. www.128westrose.com

7 Michael Power Place #1408

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Stunning 2 Bedroom Condo Located In Islington Village! Gorgeous Kitchen With S/S Appliances! Hardwood Flooring, Spacious Master + MORE!

9 Michael Power Place #1002

$239,000

Located In The Heart Of Etobicoke, This 1 Bedroom Condo Offers Everything You Need! Bright & Spacious Living/Dining Room Area + MORE! AN INDEPENDENT MEMBER BROKER

$499,900 Immaculate 3 Bedrooms & 2 Bath Semi. Open Concept Living & Dining Room. Updated Eat - In Kitchen, St. Steel Appliances, Ceramic Floors. W/O To Perennial Yard. Finished Basement With Separate Entrance & High Ceilings. Good Family Area Near Runnymede & Annette. www.55maher.com

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OPEN HOUSE SAT & SUN 2-4 PM 479 GLENLAKE AVE - Prime Bloor W Village $1,099,900 Grand 5 Bdrm & 4 Bath 2200 Sq Ft Home or Duplex. 42’ Wide Lot. Bay Windows, Hrdwd Fl & Fireplace. Family Rm W/O To Huge Terrace. & Garden. New Bsmt W/ 7’ Ceilings, Hardwood Fl, Pot Lights, Bath & W/O To Yard. All New Windows & Doors. Private Dr. Near Bloor, Runnymede School District & High Park. www.479glenlake.com

3431 LAKE SHORE BLVD W. - Etobicoke $475,000 Good Investment Property. Det. Commercial Building on Lake Shore Blvd W. Large Store Front. Lot 25 Ft X 115 Ft. Main Fl & Basement Tenanted. 2nd Fl Large 2 Bedroom Apartment is Vacant. Newer Roof, & Furnace. Some New Windows & Doors. Great Location Near 30th Street In Long Branch.

BURNHAMTHORPE & RENFORTH $888,000 Absolutely Stunning Reno Open Concept 4 Bedrooms Side Split. The Best Materials. 2 Fireplaces, Oak Fl. Italian Chef’s Kitchen: Granite, Marble, S/S Appliances & W/O To Huge Deck & Perennial Garden. Lavish Master W/ Glass Doors To Patio & Spa Bath. Large Family Rm. Near 3 Parks, 10 min Airport & 15 Min Downtown. www.18hernshaw.com

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$849,900

21 FERMANAGH AVE

Roncesvalles Victorian at its best! Updated 2 ½ storey features 6 bdrms; 3 on the 2nd floor & 3 on the 3rd floor & a bathroom on both levels! Charm & character throughout with beautiful high ceilings, original detailing, large & bright kitchen, 2nd floor balcony, exposed brick, finished bsmt with sep. entrance teenage/nanny suite. Private yard with patio & laneway access to double car garage. This one needs to be seen for sure!

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330 ST. JOHN’S ROAD 30’ x 111’ lot, Runnymede-Bloor West bungalow within walking distance to TTC, subway, The Junction, Bloor West Village & High Park. Fabulous neighbourhood with great amenities & good schools for anyone wanting to get into the neighbourhood.

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416 762-8255

108 CLENDENAN AVENUE

Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd., Brokerage

masterpiece with a 50’ lot on one of the most sought after and Coveted streets in High Park…..Featuring 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, hardwood floors, pocket doors, coffered ceilings, stain and leaded glass windows, sauna, renovated kitchen with all the bells and whistles, finished basement, private drive, garage….and the list goes on and on. Come to the open house and see for yourself!

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Sales Representative (CELL)

416 543-4559

(OFFICE)

416 462-1888 Independently Owned and Operated

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71 LYNNGROVE AVE. Kingsway! Stunning custom built, with the finest attention to details! Builders own home! Unparalleled quality. Cherry wood finishes. Loads of charm and character! Chefs kitchen. 3+ bedrooms with separate lower level inlaw suite/apt. Steps from premiere schools, transit, boutiques and restaurants. $1,349,000 260 SCARLETT ROAD, SUITE 1010 Award winning Lambton Square. Absolutely stunning large corner suite with gorgeous updates! Sunken living room with large balcony. Chefs eat-in kitchen, stainless steel appliances. Fabulous city skyline and golf course views! Easy access to downtown, hwy., airport. 2bdrm. Plus den. $335,000. Won’t last!

Foundry Loft w/ Parking & Locker 2 storey, 2 bed, 2 w/r authentic loft in one of the hottest conversions in the city! Incredible 1600 s.f. Atrium Improvements well under way 1100 Lansdowne Ave. #348 Video tour & more @

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DOM GEMMELL Sales Representative Cell: 416-877-9547 Century 21 Regal Realty Inc., Brokerage Independently Owned and Operated

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659 BROCK AVE. KEPT TO METICULOUS PERFECTION. CHARISMA & HIGHLIGHTS ARE THE 9 FT CEILINGS, SPACIOUS & BRIGHT MAIN FLOOR AN ENTERTAINERS DELIGHT. KITCHEN W/O TO PICTURE PERFECT PERENNIAL FENCED PRIVATE GARDEN. STEPS TO DOWNTOWN, HAS ALL THE AMENITIES & CHARACTERISTICS OF THE DOWNTOWN LIFE, TRANSPORTATION, RESTAURANTS, CAFES, SHOPPING, & LIBRARIES. PAY US A VISIT!

Prime High Park location!! Beautifully maintained detached 4 bdrm with hardwood flrs, updated mechanics. Solid investment, currently duplexed but easily converted back to single family, wide drive, garage. A short stroll to the Lake, High Park & trendy Ronces Village restaurants & shopping! $849,900

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Stop the Crazy shakes it Harlem style in support of mental health ERIN HATFIELD ehatfield@insidetoronto.com Stop The Crazy continues to wage its war against mental health stigma, this time by hitching its efforts on the ‘Harlem Shake’ dance sensation. Last week, volunteers and supporters of Stop the Crazy, a grassroots movement to get people talking about mental health, dressed in feather boas, funky sunglasses and masks and shook their stuff in south Parkdale to create a Harlem Shake video in support of mental health awareness. The ‘Harlem Shake’ is an Internet fad that has spread across the internet since February when a YouTube video set to the song recorded by American DJ and producer Baauer became a sensation and sparked countless copies. These videos, which now number in the hundreds with millions of views, traditionally feature a lone dancer in a crowd of people going about their business. When the beat drops in the song everyone starts dancing, normally dressed in costumes and masks. “This sensation is across the world so we thought, ‘Why not use it as an opportunity to bring some awareness to mental health’,” said Wendy Curnew-Harris, a community outreach coordinator at the group home Arrabon House and one of the coordinators of the Stop The Crazy Campaign.

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Volunteers and supporters of the Stop the Crazy movement staged a ‘Harlem Shake’ video shoot in South Parkdale on March 13 in support of mental health awareness.

“We wanted to capitalize on how big it is already.” Stop the Crazy began May 12, 2012, by a few women that work at Arrabon House. The hope is to bring people together to get them talking about mental health and to empower people. This video shoot is just another in a series of initiatives aimed at ending the mental health stigma and get people talking. The shoot began with a youth holding a sign that read, ‘When stigma is attached to mental health, I feel like I am dancing alone’. When the beat dropped, that youth was joined by a dozen other dancers holding signs that said things like: ‘When stigma disappear, the world dances with me’. “This video will also mark our official YouTube page

going up,” she said. The YouTube page will also serve to let people know about upcoming Stop the Crazy events including the flagship event, The Human Chain on May 4 where people living with or touched by mental health and their supporters will line Queen Street West, east from Roncesvalles, to make a visual statement to end the stigma around mental health. This will be the second year Stop the Crazy will host the Human Chain. “The Parkdale area has been so embracing and wonderful, it looks like our human chain will be quite a bit bigger this year,” CurnewHarris said. For updates on the video and other information on the Stop the Crazy Movement, visit www.stopthecrazy.ca

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Canada Blooms Saturday, April 6, 2013 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Products Available - Fees may apply ■ ■ ■

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Art supplies (e.g. pencils, markers, crayons, etc.) Buttons, keys, and collectors’ coins and stamps Clipboards, corks and cork boards CDs and cases Children’s books Costume jewelry including broken/old watches and clocks with hands Dress-up clothing (e.g. costumes, prom dresses, uniforms, etc.) Fabric pieces and yarn 35 mm cameras and equipment

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Bursting with Colour: Deb Jasinski photographs flowers with her phone during the 17th annual Canada Blooms festival at the Direct Energy Centre Sunday. Canada Blooms runs until March 24. If you’re thinking of which day to head down this weekend, why not March 23 - Metroland Media Day.

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The Clean Train Coalition updated the public yesterday on its ongoing court battle against Metrolinx to derail the Union Pearson Express air rail link. CTC wants the line electrified in time for the link’s 2015 opening. As part of the verdict the group was ordered to pay $30,000 in court costs to Metrolinx. And the commuter advocacy group TTCriders held a town hall yesterday at Metro Hall, 55 John St.

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Looking for a career change? Metrolinx and the city’s department for employment and social services are co-hosting a transit construction information session tonight from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at COSTI Immigrant Services’ Weston office, at 35 King St. near Lawrence Avenue West and Weston Road. Attendees can learn about opportunities through GO Transit’s Georgetown South expansion. To register, call 416-397-0155. Rahul Gupta is The Villager’s transit reporter. His column runs every Tuesday. Reach him on Twitter: @TOinTRANSIT

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Additional Free compost locations arranged and paid for by Councilor Gord Perks! Masaryk Cowan Community Centre - May 14th 2pm-8pm, 220 Cowan Ave Sorauren Park - May 14th 12pm-8pm, Corner of Sorauren Avenue and Wabash Avenue Indian Road Crescent Public School - May 18th 12pm-8pm, 285 Indian Road Crescent r to Wate e Toron Visit th to learn more t n ill w te t a fo in s th rogram ely about p se water wis ! u e u m help yo ound your ho ar in and

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West End Seedy Saturday WHEN: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Bonar-Parkdale Presbyterian Church, 250 Dunn Ave. Toronto Community Garden Network - www.tcgn.ca

toward the future that awaits them. VOICES 2013 Speech Competition is a Toronto intercollegiate public speaking competition that will include participants from Centennial, George Brown and Seneca College.

Trinity-Bellwoods Community Association meeting WHEN: 7 to 9 p.m. WHERE: Tampered Press, 256 Crawford St. The TBCA is a residential community group - www.trinitybellwoods.org

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Earth Hour WHEN: 8 to 9:30 p.m. WHERE: Roncesvalles Avenue, Wright Avenue CONTACT: 416-489-8800, earthour1@wwfcanada.org COST: Free Join WWF’s Earth Hour celebration in Roncesvalles Village for a free outdoor concert with Liam Titcomb, the Lucas Stagg Band and SPLASH.

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* Lease offer available on new 2013 Sentra 1.8 S (C4LG53 AA00), manual transmission. 0.9% lease APR for a 60 month term. Monthly payment is $179 with $0 down payment or equivalent trade-in and includes freight and fees ($1,567) and no Security Deposit required. Lease based on a maximum of 20,000 km per year with excess charged at $0.10/km. Total lease obligation is $10,730. Terms and conditions apply. Offer valid between March 1st, 2013 and April 1st, 2013. Call 416 975 3800 or visit Nissan Downtown for complete details

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