Posted on Jan 15 2016 - 4:54pm by Richard
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Achievement in sport at the highest levels is something that should be recognized and honoured as the ability to reach those heights is something that only a select few accomplish. When looking at the inductees that are currently in the Etobicoke Sports Hall of Fame you’ll be amazed as to who you’ll find. The Etobicoke Sports Hall of Fame “honours,...

We here in Etobicoke have a lot to offer the rest of Toronto and the GTA and one way to spread the word is through our Top 10 things to do in Etobicoke list. There is no doubt that many have heard about all of the great things there are to do here but by picking out the very best we hope to make our city a destination for those that not only live here but those in...

With competing entertainment options it’s harder for more traditional organization and artforms to gain a foothold with the younger set. The Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra repeatedly puts on great shows on the backs of volunteers and some of the most talented musicians in the GTA. The Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra (EPO) has been around since 1960 and is...

Posted on Dec 15 2015 - 10:08am by Richard
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Highlighting the good work of organizations located here in Etobicoke is something we like to do whenever we can. One such organization that is making a huge impact on the lives of many is Furniture Bank. Furniture Bank is a registered charity and not-for-profit organization that provides “gently used household furnishings to individuals and families in need,...

Without a doubt one of the most exciting events taking place during the Winter Olympics is short track speed skating. One of the events that rivals this grand stage of competition is the ISU World Cup Short Track competition which is taking place in Toronto this year. Specifically it is taking place right here in Etobicoke! World Cup Short Track Toronto is taking...

In a crushing blow to the Conservative party the Liberals have regained some key seats in the West end of Toronto. Ted Opitz, who won by only a few votes in the last election of 2011 was soundly defeated by returning candidate Borys Wrzesnewskyj. Also, sitting MPP Bernard Trottier was beaten by Liberal James Maloney by 20% of the vote. The political landscape of Canada...

If there’s ever an excuse to dress up, have a drink, and raise funds for a worth organization then the Downtown Abbey Cocktail and Silent Auction held at Etobicoke’s Singing Lady Consignment Emporium is it! The second annual Downtown Abbey themed evening takes place Thursday evening on October 1st at The Singing Lady Consignment Emporium located at 781...

Posted on Sep 11 2015 - 1:42pm by Richard
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With most of the neighbourhoods in Etobicoke having typically bigger lot sizes on average in the City of Toronto we are also lucky to have one of the better tree canopies in the GTA. That being said we love our trees and that’s why we love programs such as TD Tree Days. TD Tree Days is TD’s “flagship urban greening program”. By working together...

There’s nothing better than a good old fashioned corn roast. Actually a corn roast held alongside a heritage fair and market, with live music, held at Etobicoke’s most famous living museum Montgomery’s Inn is even better! Montgomery’s Inn Corn Roast, Market and Heritage Fair will be held September 10th 2015 from 5pm to 8pm. Montgomery’s...

The lifeblood of any community doesn’t come from buildings or street lamps but from the people that exist within that community. After meeting several business owners in Mystic Point I know their goal is to put their neighbourhood on the map and one such way to bring their neighbours together is through the Mystic Point Community Party. The 2nd Annual Mystic...