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January 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.
Tickets can be purchased in advance from MRA Board members or via our website Advance purchase recommended – limited tickets available at the door.
More info and tickets:

Lake Ontario Evenings – Weathering the Storms Edition

Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Time: Doors open at 6:00pm, evening presentations begin at 6:30pm
Location:  Gladstone Hotel, Queen Street W,  Toronto.

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Remedial Flood Action Plan. RSVP HERE. DETAILS HERE.

Trustee Gough Ward Forum

Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:45pm
Location:  John English JMS – Library. 95 Mimico Ave north of Lakeshore Blvd. W. and east of Royal York Rd.

Parents will learn how to read and understand the TDSB report card in advance of the February report cards and March interviews. For more information email

Community Transit Meeting

Date: February 11, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Location: John English Public School Auditorium

TTC CEO Andy Byford, TTC Chair Karen Stintz and representatives from Metrolinx/GO Transit to a community meeting to discuss transit. This is your opportunity to speak directly to the decision makers at the TTC concerning the challenges and opportunities the TTC and GO Transit face in Etobicoke Lakeshore

Amos Waites Revised concept

Following an initial round of consultation City Parks staff and the landscape architect developed and presented a revised plan for Amos Waites Park. Again, the plan is still a concept and has not been finalized. View the concepts at:

Etobicoke-Lakeshore Air Quality Study Update

At an Open House on January 15th, the City’s Environment & Energy Division and Toronto Public Health shared the findings of their study of the 30 air contaminants in the Etobicoke-Lakeshore area (Wards 5 & 6). This study determined the presence of individual pollutants and the potential health impacts of these pollutants on local communities. More information including a detailed agenda and reports will be available at

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