Around Town

Around Town with Jaye

Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf - 40th Anniversary Celebration

I was honoured to attend the 40th Anniversary celebration for the Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf. By advocating for Deaf Canadians & those living with multiple challenges, the Bob Rumball Centre continues to empower Torontonians affected by hearing loss. Congratulations on this milestone!

South Eglinton Ratepayers' & Residents' Association Annual General Meeting

From transit to traffic, I always appreciate an opportunity to discuss neighbourhood priorities with Ward 15 residents. Thank you to SERRA for inviting me to speak at their Annual General Meeting - Davisville Village is an incredibly engaged community!

St. Anselm Catholic School road safety meeting

I visited St. Anselm Catholic School with local parents and residents to assess traffic in the area. Looking forward to continue working together with the community to improve school safety.

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

May 2nd marks Holocaust Remembrance Day - I was honoured to meet Holocaust survivor and educator, Pinchas Gutter.

Fraser Mustard Learning Centre Tour

It was a pleasure to visit the Fraser Mustard Early Learning Academy, and it's always great to see TDSB trustee Rachel Chernos-Lin!

Leaside Lawn Bowling Club Opening

It was great to see friends and neighbours out in Ward 15 for the Leaside Lawn Bowling Club's Opening Day.

Mental Health Week Announcement

I was honoured to show my support for mental health initiatives by celebrating the launch of the TTC's new mental health campaign for Mental Health Week. The "New Mentality" posters were designed by a youth group from East Metro Youth Services (EMYS).

Thorncliffe Park Tennis Club Opening

Had a fun afternoon at the Thorncliffe Park Tennis Club's Opening Day, thank you for having me!

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Mayor's Iftar Dinner

It was an honour to attend the Mayor's Iftar Dinner commemorating the holy month of Ramadan. I was happy to see some familiar faces from Thorncliffe Park.

C.D. Howe Institute Transit Roundtable

A big thank you to the C.D. Howe Institute for inviting me to speak as the Chair of the TTC at their Roundtable Luncheon on the future of public transportation in Toronto.

University of Toronto's Don Valley Urban Forest Clean Up

Kicked off a day of meetings and events in Ward 15 by taking part in the University of Toronto's Varsity Mountain Bike Team's Don Valley Urban Forest Clean Up event! Had a great day beautifying our community.

140 Erskine Meet & Greet

It was a pleasure to meet the new Board of the Upper Canada Tenants Association in Ward 15.

Wanless Park Spring Fair

A big thank you to the Bedford-Wanless Ratepayers Association for organizing this year’s wonderful Wanless Park Spring Fair. This year, I kept up my annual tradition of judging the Egg Toss competition.

The Uptown Yonge BIA's Mother's Day weekend Sidewalk Sale

Congratulations to the Uptown Yonge BIA on another successful Sidewalk Sale event!

Northlea Elementary and Middle School's Shark Tank

Had a great time participating in Northlea Elementary and Middle School's Shark Tank. I enjoyed being a Shark and hearing the students' pitches on improving sustainability and accessibility in the school community.
 
Thank you to all Northlea E.M.S faculty, parents, students and my fellow Sharks for making the event such a success!

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Teddington Park Residents Association's Annual General Meeting

Great speaking with neighbours at the Teddington Park Residents Association's Annual General Meeting.

Maurice Cody Public School's annual Spring Fair

My inaugural visit to Maurice Cody Public School's annual Spring Fair was a lot of fun. I'm looking forward to working collaboratively with the Maurice Cody P.S. administration and parents on important school safety initiatives.

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Islamic Society of Toronto's Iftar Dinner

Had a wonderful evening commemorating Ramadan in Thorncliffe Park. Thank you to the Islamic Society of Toronto for the warm welcome at Masjid Darus Salaam. Ramadan Mubarak!

The CONTACT Photography Festival's TTC Exhibit

As TTC Chair, I'm pleased that the TTC is a part of this year's Contact Photography Festival. I enjoyed viewing the exhibit at Bay Station with the TTC's own photographer, Derek Stryland.

Visit to Rolph Road Elementary School

It was great to meet with Sandra Larosa, the Principal of Rolph Road Public School in Leaside, earlier this month.

Hoggs Hollow Valley Fair

It was great seeing friends and neighbours at the Hoggs Hollow Valley Fair. A big thanks to all of the volunteers who organized this event.