Citizen politics, unlike party politics, does not seek to change government, but to improve it by watchfulness, oversight and advice
- Ursula Franklin

Community Consultation Meeting – U of T Secondary Plan on March 1, 2017

University of Toronto Secondary Plan

Date: March 1, 2017
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Medical Sciences Building, 1st Floor, C. David Naylor Student Commons (1 King’s College Circle)

You are invited a community consultation, hosted by City Planning staff to discuss the University of Toronto’s Secondary Plan for the future of the St. George Campus.

This presentation is an opportunity to hear more about how the City is reviewing the proposed Secondary Plan framework, learn more about the plan from the University and their consultants, ask questions, and offer feedback.

HSRO 2017 Annual General Meeting – Feb 23

at the
Huron-Sussex Residents’ Organization
2017 Annual General Meeting

Date: Thursday, February, 23, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: St Thomas’s Church Hall, 383 Huron at Washington

In addition to the HSRO Board elections and a report on our 2016-17 activities, the meeting will feature a presentation by Jon Neuert, Principal of Baird Sampson Neuert Architects on the proposed laneway housing pilot project.

Hallowe’en Pumpkin Carving in Huron-Sussex


Huron-Sussex calls on all residents who revel in the Hallowe’en spirit to join the neighbourhood in our 15th annual trick-or-treating celebration

4:30 pm onwards: Pumpkin carving (bring your own)
5:00 pm: snacks & juice

at the Huron-Washington Parkette (rain location: porch of 7 Washington Ave)

Let’s light up the neighbourhood on Hallowe’en!




Green Neighbours 20 – Meeting Oct. 13 at 6:00 pm

Green Neighbours 20  [Seaton Village ∙ Annex  ∙ Harbord Village ∙ UofT ∙ Kensington ∙ Baldwin Village ∙ Alexandra Park∙ Grange Park ∙ CityPlace ∙ Entertainment District]
Do you…
…live, work, study or spend time in Ward 20 (between Dupont and the waterfront, and between University and Christie/Bathurst)?
…want to work with your neighbours to slow and mitigate climate change?
…want to connect with a network of local and city-wide environmental groups?

Join Green Neighbours 20 on October 13 at 6pm in the Lillian H Smith library auditorium (at College & Huron, 1 block east of Spadina) for an open meeting where we will:
– learn about TransformTO – the City’s plan to reduce carbon emissions by 80% by 2050
– gather plans for local action, and
– learn more about ongoing green activities and organizations in our part of the city

Join Green Neighbours 20 on Facebook

Toronto Ward Boundaries Review – online survey for comments open until Sept 23

The Toronto Ward Boundaries Review ( will soon go before City Council for final approval. If you are interested in the recommended ward boundary changes proposed for Ward 20, go the Draw the Lines website for details and maps.

There’s also an online survey here for submitting your comments on the three options – note that the online survey is only open until Friday, September 23.

For reference, HSRO attended the TWBR Public Consultation on Sept 14 in support of Option 1 (47 Wards) as the most appropriate (with a north-south orientation) respecting historical and ongoing developments for neighbourhoods surrounding the University of Toronto, a position also supported by the Annex Residents Association, the Harbord Village Residents Association and the Grange Residents Association.