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February 2014 Community News

I “Heart” CANADA Family Valentine’s Dance
in Celebration of Canada in the 2014 Winter Olympics!

Date:  Friday, February 14, 2014 (Valentine’s Day!)
Time:  6:30 – 8:30 PM
Location:  St. Leo’s Catholic School Gymnasium, 165 Stanley Ave

Hosted by the Mimico Residents Association. WEAR RED AND WHITE to celebrate our Olympic teams!
Tickets: $5 each (4 & up), $20 for family of up to 5. Available at the door or in advance from MRA Board members or via our website
More info and tickets:

Etobicoke Public Consultation re: Made-for-Toronto Local Appeal Body

Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Time: 6:45pm – 9:00pm
Location: Etobicoke Civic Centre, Meeting Rooms 1 & 2

The Province of Ontario granted the City of Toronto the power to establish a Local Appeal Body (LAB) to hear appeals of Committee of Adjustment decisions (both minor variances and consents). The City Planning division is launching “Made-for-Toronto Local Appeal Body” public consultations around the city with the express purpose of initiating and facilitating public dialogue around this matter.
The LAB would alter the relationship that a community currently has with the OMB. We feel that this could be a good step forward in local planning and development.
The first consultation meeting is in Etobicoke – next Tuesday, February 18th starting at 6:45pm at Etobicoke Civic Centre.
More info at

MRA Seeking Board Members

The Mimico Residents Association has a limited number of vacancies opening on our Board of Directors for the coming year. If you are interested in applying to serve on our board, please email with your experience, community interests and expertise before the end of February. Our nominating committee will get in touch with you to schedule an interview. The new Board of Directors will be appointed at our Annual General Meeting on March 20 2014.

Amos Waites Phase 1 Plans now posted

“After several rounds of community consultation the plans for phase one of the Amos Waites park revitalization are ready. More community consultation will be done prior to finalizing phase two of the plans. Phase one focuses primarily on new play equipment and pathways with construction expected to begin this spring.” Review the plans at
The MRA has submitted a letter in response to the plans for Phase one: Read the letter on our blog.

Family Skate at Mastercard Centre

Hosted by MP Bernard Trottier
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014
Time: 2:15pm – 4:15pm

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