As we finally look forward to warmer weather, we can also
enjoy this monthís events in the Centennial community.
The month starts with Hockey Night in Port Union on
Saturday, March 8th, with an indoor ball hockey tournament for youth,
followed by a live stream of the Leafs vs. Philadelphia Flyers game at
Port Union Community Centre.....Continue
City of Toronto Community Consultation Meeting
Re: Planning application for 0 Clemes Drive at Centennial Road
The City is holding a Community Consultation meeting where you can learn
more about this planning application and share your comments.
Date: Tuesday March 18, 2014
Time: 7 - 9 pm
Place: St. Brendan Catholic School, 186 Centennial Road - Room 113,
The application proposes to rezone the subject lands
from Agricultural (AG) to Single-Family Residential (S) to permit the
construction of seven detached dwellings on lots ranging from 13.5 metres
(44.3 feet) to 15.8 metres (51.8 feet) in width at the northwest corner of
Clemes Drive and Centennial Road.
To speak to
the planner directly, contact Christopher May, at (416) 396-7034
. You may mail your comments to the planner at Scarborough District, 150
Borough Dr Floor 4, Toronto ON, M1P 4N7. To provide comments online, use
the link below.
You may also
contact Councillor Ron Moeser, Ward 44, at (416) 392-1373.
information received at community consultation meetings or contained in
correspondence with the City is collected under sections 8 and 136 of the
City of Toronto Act, 2006 specifically for creating a public record of
information potentially relevant to making an informed decision. Questions
about the collection of this information may be directed to the Planner
Attendant Care Services can be made available with some
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Environmental Assessment: Update
part to the efforts of the CCRA, members of the liaison committee and
other community associations (with over 1,800 petitions submitted),
Council voted in November 2013 to reverse its decision to truck sludge at
the treatment plant and instead begin a new environmental assessment.
Thank you again to residents who supported the CCRAís efforts. This is a
wonderful result. The process will now restart from the beginning and
assess all methods of disposal of sludge at the plant, including new
methods and technologies that have been created since the last
environmental assessment was completed in 2009...Continue
The City of Toronto report and recommendations
for addressing traffic concerns on Port Union Road between Lawrence Avenue
East and Kingston Road are still being studied. Consultation showed mixed
public opinion about the three options presented, with concerns expressed
about bike lanes and increased northbound traffic from GO commuters.
Additional public concerns included use of the medium, landscaping,
maintenance and community enhancements. Some residents believe that
widening Port Union Road would increase speeding and aggressive driving.
Safety concerns were expressed regarding Ravine Park Plaza and Grace
Church. An arborist report is still not completed, but will be available
for public review.
will continue to follow developments and will provide updated information
when available. Updated information can also be found on the City of
Toronto website at
Lots of events going on
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William A. Dempsey Scholarship 2014
William A. Dempsey Scholarship is being offered in recognition of the
work and activities of Mr. William Dempsey who passed away in August
2008. Mr. Dempsey was a long time resident of this community and
epitomized what it means to be an active, caring, and giving member of
society both in his professional and personal life.
Dempsey was very active in the Centennial Community and made
significant contributions to the quality of life in this area. He was
the first president and a founding member of the Centennial Community
Recreation Association, established in 1949. His many contributions to
this community included being a driving force behind the creation of
Adams Park, the preservation of the Centennial Rouge United Church,
starting Heritage Day and the annual Christmas Carol concert at St
Dunstanís Church. He worked to have Highland Creek preserved as a post
office and he ensured the preservation of the Wesleyan Cemetery in
Dempsey fought long and hard to preserve the planning principles of
our community. He never let up on seeking to achieve his vision for
the betterment of the community.
William A. Dempsey Scholarship is valued at $1,000 Canadian, and will
be awarded to an individual who has made notable contributions in
community and extracurricular activities.
scholarship will be paid to an accredited post secondary institution
(i.e. University, College, Trade School, etc.) of the studentís choice
for the sole use of the student.
William A. Dempsey Scholarship is open to all high school students who
live in the Centennial community, regardless of the school they
attend, and who are planning to attend a post secondary school in the
following 12 months. Application deadline is
apply for the Dempsey Scholarship, download complete information and
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to individuals, groups and/or organizations.
Community & Recreation Associationís 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.
find out more and to download the application form, click on the logo