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President's Message


We hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable summer and were able to enjoy the sometimes sunny hot weather.

A number of events took place over the summer.  First there was the annual Highland Creek Heritage Day.  This community event was sponsored in part by CCRA.

The first 3 Sundays in July we held the Summer Concert Series.  These free concerts were sponsored in part by CCRA.  All 3 concerts were well attended and provided a variety of musical styles.....Continue Reading


Lots of events going on

  • Wednesday Sept 24th-Meet and Greet Joseph Boyden at West Hill United Church

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Our Neighbourhood this Sept

  • 43 Division News

  • News from the neighbourhood

  • Youth report

  • Tuesday Ladies 5 pin bowling  league (3 games 10 am – noon) is looking for additional ladies to join us at the CA Centre, 2644A Eglinton Ave. East (at Brimley) from Sept. – May.  Cost is $15. weekly which includes banquet & prizes.  Contact Anita Waddell 416 284-8098 if interested.

    Rouge National Urban Park


    The Rouge National Urban Park draft management plan has been released by Parks Canada for public viewing and feedback. The plan can be viewed online here and public feedback is welcomed.

    Like most areas managed by Parks Canada, Rouge National Urban Park will be required to have a management plan, a guiding document that articulates a long-term vision, strategies, objectives activities and targets.

    The plan builds on a continuing and extensive program of stakeholder and public meetings, a Youth workshop, First Nations engagement, and the development of the Park Concept in 2012. Input received from nearly 10,000 Canadians and over 100 stakeholder groups was used in the development of the draft plan. In addition, the draft plan has benefitted from the input of municipal and provincial governments and other government agencies. It also acknowledges the almost three decades of citizen engagement in the Rouge Park, the legacy of past plans for various sections of the park, and current plans of the conservation authority, municipalities, and the province.

    A formal public engagement process on Rouge National Urban Park’s draft management plan has been undertaken in July, August and September, with public open house meetings planned for the following dates and locations:

    September 9 in Markham

    Markham Museum at 7 pm
    9350 Markham Rd., Markham, ON L3P 3J3

    September 10 in Scarborough

    Royal Canadian Legion Branch 58 at 7 pm
    45 Lawson Road, Scarborough, ON M1C 2J1

    September 16 in Pickering

    Pickering Recreation Complex, O’Brien Room at 7 pm

    1867 Valley Farm Rd, Pickering, ON L1V 6K7

    If you wish to be notified of Rouge National Urban Park news and events, please send an email to rouge@pc.gc.ca.


    Congratulations to the winner of the 2014 Dempsey Scholarship

    Centennial Community and Recreation Association is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2014 William A. Dempsey Scholarship, awarded to a graduating student who has made notable contributions in community and extracurricular activities. This year, the scholarship was awarded to Lauren Verpaelst, a graduate of Sir Oliver Mowat Collegiate.

    In addition to being an Honour student and active participant in many sports teams at Mowat, Lauren’s volunteer activities include Trinity Leader, Junior Leader in Sparks (Girl Guides), Junior Leader at Cedar Ridge Creative Centre camp and community events like West Rouge dances, Winterfest and Family Day.

    Lauren will be attending Ryerson University this fall, starting a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program. CCRA wishes Lauren every success in her future goals!

    The CCRA selection committee was most impressed with this year’s submissions. They would like to congratulate all the applicants who volunteer and contribute to our community in so many ways.

    Join us for the opening day June 4. UTSC Farmer's Market to be held every Wednesday from 3 till 7pm. until October 8th, 2014. Local vegetables, fruit, bread, honey, meat, herbs, jams and more! Located in parking lot #4.

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    Reports from our Elected Representatives


    >Corneliu Chisu MP, Pickering Scarborough East

    Posted Sept 2014

    >Tracy MacCharles,MPP Pickering-Scarborough East.

    Posted Sept 2014

    >Ron Moeser, Councillor

    Ward 44

    Posted June 2014

    >Jerry Chadwick, TDSB Trustee Ward 22 Scarb. E.

    Posted June 2014 

    >Garry Tanuan, Trustee TCDSB Ward 8

    Posted Oct 2013



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    The Centennial Community & Recreation Association’s purpose is to further and promote the welfare of the residents of the Centennial Community and its environs and to establish co-operation, good will and mutual respect among the residents.  Funding will be provided to those residents or organizations of the community who, in the sole discretion of the Association, promote and support those goals through their actions.


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