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June 2014 Mimico Community News & Events


Date:  TONIGHT! Saturday, June 14
Time: 8pm
Location: St Margaret’s Anglican Church, 6th Street N of Lake Shore.
Tickets: $20 each or $30 for two, available at the door

Come out and hear the New Toronto Chamber Orchestra with local soprano Mary Bella this Saturday! Featuring wonderful music of Haydn, Mozart, Vivaldi and Foote, plus American folk songs. Enjoy an evening of music with friends – cash bar.


Date: This Tuesday, June 17
Time: 5:30 – 8:30
Location: John English JMS Schoolyard
, 95 Mimico Ave.
Family Friendly Fun! More information at

for Party in the Park
1 hour shifts between 5:30 and 8:30
Please contact with your availability to volunteer!

Welcome MPP Peter Milczyn

Liberal Peter Milczyn is our newly elected MPP. We look forward to working closely with him and his constituency office to address the provincial issues that we face in Mimico. The environment and transportation, such as the GO train and bus/streetcar service, are of special concern to all of us.

Amos Waites Park Update

Playground construction began end of May – Phase 1 will last approximately 12-14 weeks.

Outdoor Pools Begin Opening this Weekend

[From Councillor Grimes E-News] Weather permitting, 12 outdoor pools across Toronto will be open after school and on weekends beginning Saturday, June 14, with the remaining 46 outdoor pools opening after school and on weekends starting Saturday, June 21. All outdoor pools will begin their full-time summer schedules on Friday, June 27 and will remain open with varying schedules until Sunday, August 31.

More information including pool operating hours, is available at

Wesley Mimico United Church Development Proposal Update

Toronto City Planning and Heritage Preservation Services staff have completed their review of Wesley Mimico United Church’s revised February 2014 redevelopment application.

The report recommends that City Council approve the proposed alterations to the designated property subject to a detailed list of conditions. The proposed alterations will allow the church to retain its historic use while adding compatible community and residential uses.
Agenda Item is posted here:

The complete report can be found at:

The report will be presented for consideration and amended, approved or deferred at the following City meetings:

  • Toronto Preservation Board Meetings on Thursday, June 5th (Report Approved)
  • Etobicoke York Community Council on Tuesday, June 17th
  • Toronto City Council on July 8/9th

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